August 21, 2017

Sanctuary presents DARK DISCO 6

Dark Disco 6 Dark Dance Music for the Masses with DJ’s Regress & 59 to 1 playing Minimal Wave, Synthpop, Dark Electro, Goth Rock, Coldwave, Deathrock, Post-punk, New Wave, EBM & Industrial Doors open at 9pm FREE ENTRY R18

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September 26, 2017

Richie & Rosie (USA) at the Sunday Sit Down

Upstate New York Musicians Richie Stearns and Rosie Newton live at Blue Smoke this October! Richie and Rosie blend traditional and contemporary sounds, outrageous punk banjo, powerful evocative fiddle with beautiful vocal harmonies. Richie, is an innovator of 5-string banjo much loved for his “mantra-groove spooky-banjo style” Rosie is a ferocious fiddler who’s work spans …

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September 20, 2017

Kendall Elise – I Didn’t Stand A Chance Tour

I Didn’t Stand A Chance is the title track from Kendall Elise’s debut EP released in March this year, and the follow up to Heart Full Of Dirt – one of three finalist’s in this years APRA Best Country Music Song at the Country Music Awards in June 2017. Kendall and her drummer Chris will …

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September 26, 2017

Graeme James – Wish You Well Tour

GRAEME JAMES – WISH YOU WELL TOUR Farewell New Zealand tour announced! Graeme James is back with his raucous, foot-stomping new single Wish You Well; available to stream and download today. http://www.graemejamesmusic.com/ A timely tune about saying farewell to a friend off to travel the world, Wish You Well has become a very personal and …

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September 26, 2017

The Ahern Brothers (AU)

Following the release of their debut album in June The Ahern Brothers have not slowed down. The talented duo sold out a string of shows across Australia on their album release tour, before heading back out on the road for 24 shows from Sydney to Darwin in support of Australian music icons Tex, Don & …

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September 26, 2017

Daniel Madill at the Sunday Sit Down

Daniel Madill and his Band W/ Candice Milner & Tom Maxwell He’s been called “the best New Zealand songwriter you’ve never heard of” and has shared the stage with the likes of The Eastern, Bill Morris, The Tattle Tale Saints, Luckless and Violet French. Local Musician Daniel Madill returns to Blue Smoke on Sunday the …

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September 26, 2017

Die! Die! Die! Charm. Offensive. Release Tour

Die! Die! Die! have announced a 5-date New Zealand tour to coincide with the emersion of their explosive new album, Charm. Offensive. due for worldwide release on October 6th on LP, CD and digitally. Drenched in the storied history and traditions of post-punk, noise pop, shoegaze, lo-fi, and punk rock, Charm. Offensive. is the sound …

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September 13, 2017

Jacquie Walters and James Wilkinson

NZ acoustic music at its best from two award-winning singer-songwriters. Featuring support act Stephen McDaid. Tickets $15 on the door on the night. Start time approximately 9:15pm-9:30pm. darkroom “…a voice that is achingly beautiful, poignant, versatile and strong” “…a masterclass in musicianship”

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July 10, 2017

Ghana Grooves – Traditional Music & Dance

Kadodo West African Drum & Dance Come along to the Wednesday evening Ghana Grooves to experience the joy and exuberance of West African traditional music, drumming and dance performance. You will be amazed by the energy of Kofi Shabba (Ghana), Kofi Kunkpe (Ghana) and Koffie Fugah (Ghana) – three master drummers and dancers from Ghana. …

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September 5, 2017

The Imposters

The Imposters are throwing a party and you are all invited! Come and celebrate the bands release of their debut record “Doomsday Anthems”. The band will be joined by talented and acclaimed singer/songwriter Matthew Smith. https://www.lytteltonrecords.co.nz/matthew-smith And local rock outfit The Easy Hearts will perform acoustically as the Easy Hearts Duo. https://www.facebook.com/theeasyhearts/?ref=br_rs

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