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April 2017

Bryony Matthews Album Release

April 29, 2017 @ 8:00 pm NZST
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
$10

Bryony is very proud to finally release her album Little Queen. Come and help her celebrate at Space Academy where she'll be playing with her super awesome band. Opening is the very talented Indigo Wolf. $10 on the door.

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May 2017

SOUL TRAIN

May 12, 2017 @ 9:00 pm NZST
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
$10

It's happening again. This time with DJ + 6 piece soul band, SOUL MATES. Come try it again, maybe forever? At Space Academy. Tickets on the cheap from Under the radar. Strictly funk and soul, guaranteed good times. FUNK!

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Radius Kink, Megahertz And Clockwork

May 20, 2017 @ 8:00 pm NZST
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand

Introducing Tim Heeringa's New band 'Clockwork' who will deliver a quality Rock/Blues set. The Hendrikse's along with Time Busby and Steve Kirkeby will perform some powerful Dream Pop, Psychedelic Rock tunes from the Radius Kink catalogue . Megahertz will perform their high quality driving Rock tunes, a classic Indie sound reminiscent of good eighties rock. radiuskink.com https://www.facebook.com/MegahertzbandNZ https://www.facebook.com/radiuskink

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The Lazy Eyes and Taos

May 25, 2017 @ 8:00 pm NZST
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
$10

The Lazy Eyes with Taos. Hailing from North Canterbury The Lazy eyes blend rustic blues rock reggae. They'll be joined by chch dub/reggae/live drum n bass heavyweights Taos. $10 on the door

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Ha The Unclear – Big City Single Release Tour – SPACE ACADEMY

May 26, 2017 @ 8:00 pm NZST
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
$10

Ha the Unclear are pleased to announce a fistful of shows around the country in May to celebrate the release of new single BIG CITY (out 21st April) TOUR DATES SAT 13 MAY - SAWMILL CAFE - LEIGH THURS 18 MAY - GOLDEN DAWN, AUCKLAND SAT 20 MAY - CAROLINE, WELLINGTON W/ MOON LANDER FRI 26 MAY - SPACE ACADEMY, CHRISTCHURCH W/ SOAKED OATS SAT 27 MAY - THE CROWN HOTEL, DUNEDIN W/ SOAKED OATS PRESALES FROM UNDERTHERADAR.CO.NZ BIG CITY…

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Pieces of Molly, Brainface and Psych Emergency

May 27, 2017 @ 8:00 pm NZST
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
$5

Space Academy will be hosting 3 local bands on the 27th of May: Pieces of Molly, Brainface and Psych Emergency. With an entry fee of only $5 this is sure to keep your ears full for the night, come feed them.

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June 2017

Hiboux & Triumphs & No Broadcast

June 2, 2017 @ 9:00 pm NZST
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand

Hiboux & Triumphs & No Broadcast

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July 2017

Dr. Sketchy’s Anti-Art School: “Fortuna”

July 20, 2017 @ 7:30 pm NZST
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
$18

A night of life drawing like no other – drinking, drawing and dames

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Totems / lskse_ NZ tour w/ Motte

July 27, 2017 @ 8:30 pm NZST
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
$10

Totems ... ambient long-form compositions (akl) lskse_ ... pushing, pulling, uniting in unexplained noise clutter (akl) Motte ... reverb swamped violin through delay, recorded in the bedroom/somewhere in the tropics or a hothouse full of moths. $10,, doors at 8:30

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The Situations – 7″ single release show

July 28, 2017 @ 8:00 pm NZST
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
$10

A year to the day since their house rockin' set at the inaugural DarkSpace festival, South Auckland's favourite sons The Situations are returning to Christchurch. This time they're celebrating the release of their brand new double A-side 7" single - Island Fever/You Are What You Are, which is the first release from Chch-based singles label Goon Records. Joining the festivities are their Otautahi brethren Best Bets, who have just released their debut single All Roads Lead Back: bestbets.bandcamp.com Door sales…

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August 2017

Paul Cathro, Killergrams (solo) and Daniel Madill

August 3, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm NZST
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand

Having released his debut solo album late last year, Paul Cathro has come forth with fuzzy pop-rock gem 'Like The Time'. Now working under the umbrella of The Paul Cathro Band, which encompasses the talents of Theodore Francis (bass) and Edward Castelow (drums), the song was laid down at a fruitful first rehearsal at Edward's Mezzanine studio. Alluding to the genesis of the track, the band refer to 90s sitcom Friends in a statement: "Like 'the one where Rachel finds…

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Daniel Madill – Happy Hour Set

August 4, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm NZST
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
Free

Come down for sneaky end of week pint and some garage folk musings from local singer/songwriter, Daniel Madill.

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The Ruling Elite

August 4, 2017 @ 9:00 pm NZST
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand

Catch the Ruling Elite on their last show before heading off on a quick North Island tour. Support TBA

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WDK (SYD) NZ Tour w/ Les Baxters + Motte

August 26, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm NZST
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
$10

WDK is the collaborative project between Sydney-based artists Jannah Quill and Laura Hunt, who together fuse their individual practices of DIY electronics and sculptural sound into an amalgamation of hard-hitting noise-techno. Their live act builds on complex structural rhythms with layers of improvisational noise using solar panels, electromagnetic microphones and amplified water. https://soundcloud.com/wdknoiz w/ support from Les Baxters Motte - reverb swamped violin through delay, recorded in the bedroom/somewhere in the tropics or a hothouse full of moths $10, doors…

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September 2017

Herriot Row *Lesser Stars* album launch

September 15, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm NZST
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
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$15

'Lesser Stars' is the debut album from Herriot Row, the musical moniker of Auckland singer-songwriter Simon Comber. Comber and band are taking their alternate guitar-tuned, lyrical brand of folk-rock on the road to celebrate. support TBC https://www.facebook.com/herriotrow/ https://herriotrow.com/ - - - - 'Lesser Stars' was recorded in San Francisco with revered analogue producer John Vanderslice, known for his work with the Mountain Goats and Spoon. Having previously released two albums (Pre-Pill Love, Endearance) and an E.P (The Right To Talk…

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Richard Dada//Gulls//DOXA

September 22, 2017 @ 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm NZST
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
$10

An evening of ambient beatsy psychedelic folk bliss. All of the musical genres you could want with three solo acts from Wellington, Christchurch, and Dunedin. Richard Dada is the solo project of Richard Larsen, creative driving force behind off kilter pop outfit Glass Vaults. Ahead of the release of his debut solo album Dada is stepping out for a string of shows to indulge audiences in his creamy brand of melodic low-fi psychedelic folk. Gulls is the solo project of…

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Space Academy Election Party 2017

September 23, 2017 @ 7:00 pm NZST
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
Free

Election coverage as it unfolds, on all of our screens. Preliminary results released progressively from 7.00pm, bar open till late. All welcome John, Guyon and co. are joining us on the main projector with Paddy, Lisa, Duncan and possibly even Mike and Corin setting up camp on the Spacies at Spacies 14"s. We'll be providing an instrumental soundtrack for the evening and a guest chef will be serving up a storm in the kitchen. We're going to take bets on…

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SOUL TRAIN

September 30, 2017 @ 8:30 pm - October 1, 2017 @ 12:30 am NZDT
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
$12

Brought to you by Bad Gin Sanctuary Soul Train is back and last time it made everyone feel so good! We wanna make MORE people feel this way. This time with two bands and a DJ! Four hours of nothing but Funk and Soul! Come and see what the funk it's all about! THE LINE UP DJ ALEMENTAL: The Lyttelton legend himself. Playing Vinyl from 8.30-9.30 from his huuuge funk and soul collection. HAWTLIPZ: Georgie Clifford, Emily Browning, Mitch Thomas,…

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October 2017

C/U presents Chaos In The CBD

October 5, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 11:30 pm NZDT
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
$25

City Underground presents - Chaos In The CBD (Rhythm Section / Hot Haus) Support : Daniel Veitch, Jamie Campbell, Sheldon Williams 5th October Space Academy - $25+bf @ The Ticket Fairy /// Since thier first release in 2011, brothers Louis & Ben Helliker-Hales have been wowing underground music fans with thier sublime production skills and genere leading dj sets. With early roots in french style bass house the boys have recently shifted squarely into delivering seminal deep groove driven house…

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Christchurch Poetry Slam 2017

October 12, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm NZDT
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
$10

It's slammin' time! The official Christchurch Poetry Slam is on. The winner is invited to compete in the New Zealand Poetry Slam in Hamilton in November. All proceeds go towards getting the ChCh Champ there. Poetry Slams are where you, the audience, get to have your say. Can the poets make the cut? Door sales only so make sure you're early to get a seat or one of the limited places on the list. No open mic. For the official…

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The Ruling Elite with COAL.

October 19, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm NZDT
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
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Ch-ch diy pop legumes with the cleanest Coal this side of the Otira tunnel. Space Masonry with the ruling elite.

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Kendall Elise – I Didn’t Stand A Chance Tour

October 28, 2017 @ 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm NZDT
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
$10 – $15

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 be travelling all over the country bringing a raw, stripped back version of her stage show to a town near you. They'll be joined by…

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November 2017

The Happy Plaster – w/ Embedded Figures & special guest

November 3, 2017 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm NZDT
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
$10

The Happy Plaster TaDada Tour + Embedded Figures + special guests https://www.facebook.com/TheHappyPlaster/

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Dominic “Tourettes” Hoey and Skyscraper Stan

November 17, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm NZDT
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
$10 – $15

Poet and novelist Dominic “Tourettes” Hoey is hitting the road this November to promote his bestselling novel “Iceland”. Joining him will be Australian based singer songwriter “Skyscraper” Stanley Woodhouse. Dominic performs a mix of political satire and absurdist observations wrapped up in poetry. Stan croons a lyrical travelogue dripping with sarcasm, whimsy and wit. Differing vastly in their chosen media, both artists share a love for the English language and command a room with their rapid-fire social commentary.

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GUITAR WOLF! Live at Space Academy

November 22, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - November 23, 2017 @ 1:00 am NZDT
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
$25

CHRISTCHURCH, BABY!!! You heard it right. Japan's greatest Jet Rock n Roll band Guitar Wolf are returning to Chch for one night only to celebrate their 30th anniversary of howling, growling and scowling. Tickets for this event are limited so don't miss out. The Wolf will be joined by top secret special guests...who could it be?! Tickets from UTR. It's gonna be loud. http://www.undertheradar.co.nz/tour/7227/Guitar-Wolf-New-Zealand-Tour.utr

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Media and its Influence on Women in Society Today

November 29, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm NZDT
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
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Welcome to our first ever CED Night! What is a CED Night? CED Nights are Community Education Discussion Nights. It is a night where everyone and anyone is welcome to come learn, query and connect on topics that are important. Each night is themed on a specific topic. There will be a documentary shown on that topic. We will then open the floor for any queries or discussion lead by a panel of 3 - 4 people who are knowledgeable…

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December 2017

Executive Zone ≈ exposure.

December 1, 2017 @ 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm NZDT
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
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Yes that's right. This hip new b(r)and is coming to your quaint little non-Auckland town to speculate on and revitalise/replenish/rebuild the local music scene. But don't just take our word for it! "Lorde's (sic) ... (Executive Zone's) climb to fame is a treat to watch, participate in and support." - Ponsonby News, Nov 2017 So there you have it. Two shows, two urban centres, zero limits. It's time to get off your nonos and head to the shows. And nono,…

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Pub Tropicana – Space Academy’s 2nd birthday!

December 2, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - December 3, 2017 @ 1:00 am NZDT
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
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Space Academy has been open a whole two years! Whaaaat?! Join us for a celebration tropical party beach bash! We've got tropical cocktails lined up, pizza, pretzels, DJs all night and a bunch of other surprises in store - wooooo! Featuring the dj talents of: Dance Armstrong Boy Howdy Dan 1080 Robinson Crucial Instant Fantasy and more...

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CSS Film Screening: The Young Karl Marx (2017)

December 13, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm NZDT
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand

As our last event of the year, aside from monthly drinks, is a screening of Raoul Peck's 2017 biopic of the young Karl Marx, Frederich Engels, and Jenny Marx as they agitate and are subsequently chased out of the countries of Europe - between Paris, Brussels, and London. The film Trailer can be viewed here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dz-1BLjQlHo

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January 2018

Nick Dow // Chris William // The Swan Sisters

January 17, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm NZDT
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
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$10

Space Academy Wednesday 17th of January Doors from 7pm Music from 8pm Pre-Sales - $10 Door Sales - $15 Pre-Sales available through Under The Radar (link below): https://tinyurl.com/y7qn6z9e

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Monique Aiken EP Release w/Motte

January 19, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm NZDT
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
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$15

Monique is bringing her band from Auckland and Wellington to present a live performance of her brand new EP Lovers with you! With support form the fabulous Motte x

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February 2018

Gamer NZ Tour

February 9, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm NZDT
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
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Kia Ora Christchurch We're chuffed as ever to be bringing our show to the mighty Cheech as part of our NZ Tour. Enter the dystopian-retro-future synth world of Gamer, with mind-melting pixel-art visuals alongside our analogue synth driven tunes. Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3JnuVfjqSac We'll be joined by our good friends: Psych Emergency - Christchurch's own psychedelic power trio, dealing with the troubles of the human brain. Melodies soaked in Risperidone. https://psychemergency.bandcamp.com/ Chuff Daddie - A noted figure in the Southland Amateur Wrestling…

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The D4

February 23, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm NZDT
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
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$40

THE D4 ANNOUNCE 'INTIMATE' CHRISTCHURCH SHOW with BEST BETS !SOLD OUT! D for ... devastating... dynamic ... dangerous ... and DAMN!!!!! Auckland rock and roller muthaf*ckers The D4 are back after a 10 + year absence to put some S-S-S-SOCK! into your soul. CHRISTCHURCH - SPACE ACADEMY - FRIDAY 23rd FEBRUARY 2018 with BEST BETS Tickets available from www.utr.co.nz The D4 return to Christchurch after too long an absence ... and it will be the night after their last show…

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March 2018

Laura Lee Lovely, French Concession & Scraps (AUS)

March 10, 2018 @ 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm NZDT
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
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$15

Laura Lee Lovely (Chch), French Concession (Chch) & Scraps (Brisbane) showcasing their latest works and electronic tunes!

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girlboss w/ Wurld Series & Pickle Darling

March 16, 2018 @ 8:30 pm - March 17, 2018 @ 12:00 am NZDT
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
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$10

girlboss will visit Ōtautahi for the release party for its debut EP Body Con: a small run of cassettes through Wellington label Ball of Wax. girlboss will be joined by the badass Wurld Series and also badass pickle darling. Late night dancing with DJ Whom Him.

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Nervous Jerk (cassette release)

March 23, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm NZDT
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
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$10

Lovable rapscallions Nervous Jerk are joined by Blenheim's most feral dreamers, Big Scout, for a night of what some of you may refer to as rock n' roll. Come swing your hinges and shove an extra five bucks down your pants for a shiny new cassette

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April 2018

Ha the Unclear •• Wallace Line Tour ••

April 6, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 11:59 pm NZST
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
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$20

Hi friends! Ha the Unclear have a new single Wallace Line and we're on tour. -- Listen to Wallace Line SPOTIFY - http://open.spotify.com/album/4TC7JgYxyF2quFkvGuTEIE iTUNES - https://goo.gl/XpWQHH As organisms adapt to changing ecological pressures, evolutionary processes compel strange mutations and variations that facilitate their survival. In 1859, Alfred Russel Wallace noticed a remarkable faunal boundary demarcated by a small 35km strait between Indonesian Islands. To the West were tigers, orangutans, and hoofed mammals, while the East harboured the platypus, kangaroo, koala…

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Fun, Natural Fun

April 20, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - April 21, 2018 @ 12:30 am NZST
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
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$10

🌸🔥💖 COME PARTY! 🌸🔥💖 It's about time we all got fabulous as fuuuuuuk and partied. Come join Instant Fantasy, Misfit Mod, Audrey & other cool DJs for a queer friendly DJ night where you can feel as fantastic as you wanna. All welcome! 🌈 FUN, NATURAL FUN 🌈 Get dressed up, get fancy, get whatever. Just do you 💋

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May 2018

Carb on Carb – For Ages Album Release

May 5, 2018 @ 12:00 am - 2:00 am NZST
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand

Carb on Carb, Auckland’s emotive-punk tour-dog duo, have an album on the way. It’s called For Ages and its out May 4th. They have just released a music video for a song called Nicole’s Express ft. Wellington’s ...

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G E T L O S T

May 19, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - May 20, 2018 @ 1:00 am NZST
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
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$10

G E T L O S T Sloths on Coffee Absolem Jared Kelly Immerse yourself in a night of Progressive House music. $10 on the door, please bring cash. 7pm-1am so get in early. A Tech-9 & Doppler Production

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June 2018

FROG JUICE, COWBOY MACHINE & OTHER BAND

June 14, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm NZST
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
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$5

Come down to Space Academy for some live bands. Excite your weekday! Hype up your pets! Tell your mum! Invite your neighbor! OTHER BAND - A yet to be determined band, designed to whet your palette. COWBOY MACHINE - A tasty main to fill you up with obscure progressions, solid basslines and dynamic drums. FROG JUICE - Dessert is comprised not from squeezed frogs, but squeezed from 3 obedient dogs playing quirky songs. $5 dollars on the door Doors open…

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Ruined Women – video launch

June 28, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm NZST
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
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$5

Ruined Women Video Launch with special guests An epic night of pizza, dancing, poetry, music, and many badass women for the launch of poet, performer, and activist Hadassah Grace's new video, Ruined Women. Directed by Audrey Baldwin, with cinematography by Martin Sagadin, featuring music by Ira Zema, Ruined Women is a celebration, a warning, and a call to arms in one. $5+ doorsales - All proceeds will go to Rape Crisis. Poetry and open mic 7:30pm Video Launch and performance…

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July 2018

Ritchie Venus!

July 6, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - July 7, 2018 @ 12:30 am NZST
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
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$10

Ritchie Venus, live at the Space Academy with band. Supported by Best Bets and Brian Tamaki and the Kool Aid Kids. $10 on the door, doors at 8pm

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Naked Girls Reading: The Crime & Punishment Edition!

July 12, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm NZST
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
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$20

Sharpen your knives, cock your glocks and prepare for the veritable murder spree that is Naked Girls Reading: The Crime & Punishment Edition! Drugs! Sex! Violence! Crooks, cartels, and cannibals. We’ll have you screaming blue bloody murder for this evening of literary illegality. Naked Girls Reading is exactly what is sounds like - completely naked women reading literature aloud. It's a sexy book club, a sapphic slumber party, a sumptuous and scandalous event sure to arouse, educate and entertain all…

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NAKUNAKU

July 14, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm NZST
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
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Free

Ko Ranginui kei runga Ko Papatūānuku kei raro Ko ngā tangata kei waenganui Tihei Mauriora! Join us at Space Academy for an evening of reflection and celebration at this special time of Matariki!!!! Using new and found media, Sandy Wakefield has interpreted and recontextualised her personal journey to the islands of Rakiura (also acknowledged as Te punga o Te Waka a Maui), the surrounding moana and the celestial universe above at sites specific. It is a journey from disconnection to…

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Dictaphone Blues, Eden Mullholand & Emily Fairlight

July 20, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm NZST
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
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$10 – $15

Dictaphone Blues return this winter, set to lift the lid on a new EP; a five song offering entitled Elastic Meditation. Like a champion sweeper in a curling match, the early singles Bully, When Your Simulation Crossed Mine, and Elastic Meditation have dusted the ice smooth, paving the way for a full EP of catchy guitar pop due for release on Friday June 29th. To celebrate the release, the band will chime around NZ's four main centres in July, playing…

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Dr. Sketchy’s Anti-Art School: Enchanted Forest

July 25, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm NZST
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
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$18

Life drawing with a burlesque twist. Starring Miss Mimesis. BYO art supplies. Tickets from Cosmic Ticketing.

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The Situations, Best Bets & Cowboy Machine

July 28, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm NZST
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
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$10 – $15

Come out for a peak night of rock and/or roll! Papakura veteran all-rounders The Situations are celebrating the release of their brand new album 'The Day After The Night Before' with a return to Chch. Joining the festivities are their Otautahi mates Best Bets. $10 Pre-sales are available from Under The Radar, door sales are $15 so get in early and save yourself some beer money. POMP!

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August 2018

Pavlov’s Puss, The Teasers, The Outsiders

August 4, 2018 @ 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm NZST
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
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$10

Christchurch garage pop supergroup Pavlov's Puss are joined by The Teasers and The Outside for an evening of quality fringe rock (but don't let that put you off!). Pavlov's Puss includes members of Salad Boys (and therefore The Dance Asthmatics and T54) and Palace Of Wisdom (and therefore The Ruling Elite). This band is gonna blow up! $10 door entry.

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Ano Pascoe + The Plastic Moon/ Contact Rock

August 10, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm NZST
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
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$5.00

Dream poppers Ano Pascoe + The Plastic Moon, and indie band Contact Rock.

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Sickest Smashes release show #1: Wurld Series, Motte, Ben Woods Group + AH and the Haunters

August 16, 2018 @ 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm NZST
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
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$15

To celebrate the release of our first CD, the Christchurch music compilation 'Sickest Smashes from Arson City: Legacy Edition', MIC are proudly presenting THREE release shows featuring different lineups. Come (to) one, come (to) all! The 20-track compilation is released on Friday August 10 and contains BRAND NEW SONGS from all of the bands below, plus many more! THURSDAY 16 August at Space Academy: https://www.facebook.com/events/2115007108772331/ -WURLD SERIES -MOTTE -BEN WOODS GROUP -ADAM HATTAWAY AND THE HAUNTERS FRIDAY 17 August at…

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September 2018

Power Nap, Borrowed cs & Dance Armstrong

September 1, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - September 2, 2018 @ 1:00 am NZST
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
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$10 – $15

Power Nap (auckland) "Tight packets of funk / house / disco / pop bounced together like aliasing-mulch." While some claim that Power Nap is the solo electronic dance project of Chris Cudby from Golden Axe, rumours abound the artist is actually a baseball cap #literallypossessed by the ghosts of dead synths! Borrowed cs (wellington) Since 2014, Cory Champion has been exploring the common ground between jazz, house, and techno with his production work and sets as Borrowed CS. Along the…

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Death and the Maiden ‘Wisteria’ Album Release

September 7, 2018 @ 8:00 pm NZST
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
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$10

To celebrate the release of their sophomore album 'Wisteria' Dunedin based trio Death and the Maiden will be performing a rare show in Christchurch Joining them is very special guest's From Wellington 'Plaines' Motte Ben Woods Group "This is a gem. One of those records that lives, pulses, breathes, will evolve with time – will re-energise those that hear it when they come to it; will live on for many years to come. A masterpiece of mood, perfectly realised, compiled,…

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GET LOST 02

September 8, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - September 9, 2018 @ 9:00 pm NZST
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
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$10

Progressive Psychedelic Music. If you're going to get lost, Get lost inside yourself. Featuring Sloths on Coffee, Absolem, Andy Tron.

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P.H.F. | Roy Irwin & Wurld Series

September 15, 2018 @ 8:00 pm NZST
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
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$15 – $20

Space Academy presents... P.H.F, Roy Irwin and Wurld Series live at the Space Academy. Saturday 15th September 2018 Pre-sales available from undertheradar

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October 2018

Jay Clarkson and the Containers; Dark Matter; The Teasers

October 27, 2018 @ 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm NZDT
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
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$10

Jay Clarkson and the Containers up from Dunedin with Dark Matter and The Teasers. $10 on the Door

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Dr. Sketchy’s: Attack of the B-Grade Movie!

October 31, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm NZDT
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
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$18.00

Halloween life drawing with a b-grade burlesque twist. Starring Amourous Ava (from Auckland). BYO art supplies. Tickets from Cosmic Ticketing.

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November 2018

Vincent H.L. & Guests

November 9, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 11:59 pm NZDT
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
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$10

Vincent H.L is playing for the first time in Christchurch, with local dudes Brian Tamaki and the Kool Aid Kids and The Opawa 45s. $10 on the door, doors at 8:30pm

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Vincent H.L with Guests At Space Academy

November 9, 2018 @ 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm NZDT
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
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$10

Vincent H.L is playing for the first time in Christchurch, with local dudes Brian Tamaki and the Kool Aid Kids and The Opawa 45s. $10 on the door, $25 album sales Doors at 8:30pm

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Coolies, Pumice, Duckling Monster & Oksun Ox

November 24, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 11:59 pm NZDT
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
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$15 – $20

The Coolies Pumice Ducklingmonster Oksun Ox $15 presales from UTR | $20 on the door The Coolies This legendary and unpredictable trio, the enfant terribles of NZ punk, have been blurting out random batches of high order garage spew since 1997. Pumice Stefan Neville’s Pumice work throughout its 25 year existence, remains as one of the most relevant and prolific in the New Zealand experimental music scene, and undeniably significant in the psych/outsider/free folk scenario. Duckling Monster Ducklingmonster is the…

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December 2018

DOG Power Album Release Party

December 1, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - December 2, 2018 @ 9:00 pm NZDT
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
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$10

Come celebrate the release of DOG Power's debut album on Flying Nun Records, 1st December at Space Academy. Featuring performances from: Nexit, Witches, Te Patu and our resident conga dog, Nick, who will be DJing songs off the record, alongside unreleased material from albums 2 and 3. T-shirts (courtesy of RIDE ON SUPER SOUND) and vinyl will be on sale. All funds raised go towards renovating DOG Recording, DOG Power's studio in Vojvodina, Serbia. $10 minimum entry

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SOUL TRAIN

December 15, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - December 16, 2018 @ 12:30 am NZDT
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
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$10

The Soul Train is back! Come wrap your hips around another night of Funk and Soul music performed by an eight-piece band, the SOUL MATES. Strictly Funk and Soul, none of those bass wobbles. Tickets available at undertheradar.co.nz or for a little more $$ on the door.

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February 2019

Francisca Griffin & the Bus Shelter Boys with The Teasers

February 23, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 11:59 pm NZDT
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
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$15

Francisca Griffin (formerly known as Kathy Bull) from legendary Flying Nun outfit Look Blue Go Purple, announces her new album “The Spaces Between” and supporting South Island shows. Following the release of single Falling Light, Griffin shares Stardust, the second single from The Spaces Between. Falling Light and Stardust are testament to Griffin's strength as a songwriter; familiar jangly, expansive Dunedin Sound(ing) guitar lines which meet her adroit lyricism. This album marks a triumphant return to the stage from her…

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March 2019

Melted Ice Cream presents: No Age (LA) at Space Academy

March 1, 2019 @ 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm NZDT
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
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$30

100% GOOD, Oldies and Melted Ice Cream are thrilled to announce the first Christchurch appearance of indie-rock heroes NO AGE! Last gracing our shores in 2009, No Age are marrying their untouchable noise pop with ear-shattering volume in an immersive live setting. Rifling through the bands discography from past touchstones to the newest rage Snares Like A Haircut, No Age's pell-mell push of punk sanded down on the edges with pop sensibility and raucous noise will leave your ears permanently…

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Stef Animal & Les Baxters at Space Academy

March 2, 2019 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm NZDT
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
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Free

Stef Animal & Les Baxters at Space Academy! One night only!

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You Should Be Dancing

March 9, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - March 10, 2019 @ 1:00 am NZDT
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
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$14 – $20

"You Should Be Dancing"​ is a night of Disco Hits from the 70's and 80's and we are very pleased to announce our first nationwide tour. A GREAT BIG DANCING DISCO CELEBRATION! We play classics that you would have to be a robot not to move to. A literal Boogie Wonderland! If you're sick of needing or feeling like you need a good reason to shake your thang, or perhaps you are worried your friends will judge your over enthusiastic…

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Same Name Confusion // Christchurch

March 16, 2019 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm NZDT
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
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$10 – $15

Same Name Confusion return to their birthplace on March 16, 2019 to play the songs from their upcoming debut EP 'In Theory' (Out Jan 11) + deep cuts for the OG fans. Lead single 'Must Be Lucky' out December 21. TICKETS: https://www.undertheradar.co.nz/gig/63862/Same-Name-Confusion.utr Tickets are extremely limited for this show and will sell out. We don't expect to have door sales on the night! $10 Pre-sales - sold out $15 General Release

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May 2019

Hadassah Grace and Dominic “Tourettes” Hoey poetry show

May 4, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm NZST
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
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$10 – $15

Hadassah Grace is hitting the road to promote her debut poetry collection How To Take Off Your Clothes, out on Dead Bird Books. She's performing at Space Academy with support from Tourettes aka Dominic Hoey and Rebecca Nash Hadassah Grace is a writer and performer living in Wellington. The last couple of years has seen Hadassah been a stripper hiding weed in her shoes, a speech writer for the future Mayor of Wellington, a producer of sold out shows, and…

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Kreuser / Cailleau (Germany / France)

May 22, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm NZST
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
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$10

Please join us for an audio visual blow-out! Kreuser/Cailleau connect prepared turntables, mix boards, super8 and video projectors. By crossing signals, they let sound create images and images create sound. Organising those in contextualised compositions. The result is an audiovisual performance machine or an experimental analogue DJ/VJ set, depending on the perspective you choose to take. Based in Berlin, the duo are comprised of German composer Timo Kreuser and French filmmaker Guillaume Cailleau. Their work is informed by their approaching…

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Possible Worlds

May 25, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - May 26, 2019 @ 1:00 am NZST
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
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$8

Club Unique presents: Possible Worlds A night of no holds barred forward leaning techno and cutting edge rhythms in the heart of Christchurch. Let our lineup of cosmos selectors guide your dance into the unknown and drive forward into the future with courage and curiosity as we make this night a rave you'll never forget. ATNIGHT / DJ FLINT / KEANU RAVES / THE MIDIMASTER / MUIREB Tickets: https://www.cosmicticketing.co.nz/event/show/5771 Respect the space and each other. You know how it is.

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The Schizophonics (SAN DIEGO) – Chch Charity Show!

May 29, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm NZST
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
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$10

Direct from San Diego, comes a rock n roll trio that is not for the faint hearted... The Schizophonics are touring NZ in May and June and they arecoming to Ōtautahi-Christchurch for a special charity show, to support those affected by the 15 March attacks. Donations will be taken on the door (minimum amount $10 but more appreciated!) with all proceeds going to Victim Support. Known for their formidable live shows, they've been called “One of my favorite live bands…

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June 2019

Him – Snakes At Night – Album Release

June 8, 2019 @ 8:30 pm NZST
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
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$10

Him Album release gig at Space Academy , Supports to be announced. A stunning, experimental work that shifts and unravels mid-performance, in a visceral and often haunting way. Him is a 3 piece band which is the songs of Jazmine Rose accompanied by Saxophone (Aaron Longville) and Synth (Saoirse Chapman) Bold and watery. Him’s songs are moody, haunting, and spacious; asking the listener to explore their insides.

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A (mostly) Bad Record Evening

June 14, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm NZST
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
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A van-load of records on sale starting at $1 - guaranteed to be free of Val Doonican, Roger Whittaker, Englebert Humperdinck and other op shop perennials. Need 500 copies of Abba Best of, the Grease Soundtrack or the Phantom of the Opera? Well I've gotchu. There is some better stuff too, keeping it cheap because IT'S GOT TO GO!!! Will be a DJ playing some sketchy singles, and happy hour drinks until 7.

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Ursula Le Sin // crone // Vile Bodies

June 16, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm NZST
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
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$5 – $10

Catch Ursula Le Sin & crone for a sunday show on their way back home to Te Whanganui-a-Tara >>>>>>>>>>>> Ursula Le Sin spends their time by the sea. Rhythms tumble, trickle, crash and drip in swells. Distorted kicks and sharp breaks cut through puddles of reverberated delay. >>>>>>>>>>>> crone is the sci-fi goth duo of Emily Berryman and Lucy Reid. Their sound is underpinned by a sustained sense of drama, stirring effected live loops and samples into an intoxicating mix…

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Lonnie Holley (USA) – Christchurch

June 19, 2019 @ 8:15 pm NZST
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
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$20

Audio Foundation is ecstatic to announce a very special NZ tour for the revered artist and visionary musician Lonnie Holley, who sings and improvises to make sense of a troubled America. The story of Lonnie Holley is incredible; he was born 1950 in Alabama, one of 27 children during the heigh of racial segregation in the USA and was traded for a bottle of whisky when he was four. Despite a chaotic childhood, working from the age of five, Holley…

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Kane Strang Solo Tour, Christchurch

June 21, 2019 @ 8:00 pm NZST
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
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$15

Kane Strang Solo Tour June/July 2019 21/06 - Space Academy, Christchurch w/ Ryan Fisherman Tickets: https://tinyurl.com/y2ot4gjb 26/06 - Caroline, Wellington w/ Fruit Juice Parade Tickets: https://tinyurl.com/yy9u93c9 27/06 - Lucky Bar, Whanganui Tickets: https://tinyurl.com/y628cqzy 28/06 - The Stomach, Palmerston North w/ Michael James Keane Tickets: https://tinyurl.com/yybnjpj7 04/07 - Whammy Backroom, Auckland w/ Being. Tickets: https://tinyurl.com/y6q5vu43 06/07 - Dog With Two Tails, Dunedin w/ Neive Strang Tickets: https://tinyurl.com/y4wod4gc More support acts TBA

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July 2019

Stoner Classics Vol. 1: Dazed and Confused

July 9, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm NZST
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
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$1 – $2

--- MOVIE FUNDRAISER EVENING --- Bring a bud or two ;) and come check out this stoner classic with us at the wonderful Space Academy. They have a wide selection of refreshing beverages in case you get that cotton mouth through the evening. Entry is a gold coin and all proceeds go towards educating and encouraging the public to vote 'Yes' in the 2020 cannabis referendum.

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Morning Morning with Adam Hattaway at Space Academy

July 12, 2019 @ 9:00 pm - 11:59 pm NZST
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
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Melbourne world beat rhythm makers Morning Morning bring their psychedelic two piece live show to the land of mountain blessings. Joining Morning Morning will be local ragamuffins Adam Hattaway and the Haunters, bringin the heat. NZ tour poster by legend Jesse Schrader.

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noemienours all-ages tour (+Roy Montgomery)

July 22, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm NZST
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
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$10

noemienours + Roy Montgomery (more info soon) noemienours description: Inspired in its early days by Nobel-prize winners Herta Müller or J.M. Coetzee's depiction and account of totalitarianism and segregation, noemienours developed through her work a criticism of anthropo-centrism, and of mankind's prejudiced entitlement, told through the sole point of view of bears, with a meditative horizon as possible overcoming of species-, class- and gender-wars. Albeit its deep meaning is with no doubt far too deep for the usual barbaric male-centered…

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CJF Mixtape Release

July 25, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm NZST
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
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It’s a birthday party for CJF mixtape!!!! (just 6 months early) Hannah Everingham has finally decided to bring her EP to life in real life. Named after the car that has never passed its warrant of fitness, CJF Mixtape will be played LIVE for the FIRST TIME at Space Academy on Thursday the 25th of July. Expect sick beats Dad rap no skrrt braps but probably bad jokes - Hannah will be playing her EP as well as songs both…

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CHCH ~ Ha The Unclear w/Dolphin Friendly

July 26, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 11:59 pm NZST
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
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$20

Experiencing a fruitful creative spell after a busy summer and the release of second album Invisible Lines, Ha the Unclear are now excited to poke their head out of the burrow to play a mitten-full of winter shows around New Zealand. Wrap yourself in a scarf and come EMBRACE THE GLACE at Ha the Unclear’s Christchurch stop and bring a bit of spirit and dance with you! Supported on the night by Dolphin Friendly who've had a non-stop year running…

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August 2019

Creme Jean Album Release Tour

August 3, 2019 @ 9:00 pm NZST
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
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$10

Créme Jean are taking their debut album Créme Emporium on the road with a mid winter Emporium Tourorium. Catch their frothy fuzz-pop live in Wellington, Auckland & Christchurch with support from beloved local acts including Transistor, Kool Aid and A.C. Freazy plus more to be announced. LINKS facebook.com/cremejean/ facebook.com/koolaidband/

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French for Rabbits August Tour

August 9, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm NZST
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
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$20

Welly-dreampoppers French for Rabbits are hitting the road this August to perform four special shows around the country to trial brand new material, and release a limited edition cassette of 'The Weight of Melted Snow' featuring 'Highest Hill'. The band features Brooke Singer and John Fitzgerald, alongside Ben Lemi, Hikurangi Schaverien-Kaa, and Penelope Esplin. In Christchurch they will be joined by special guests 'Ryan Fisherman and the Settlers of Catan'.

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Bobandii

August 10, 2019 @ 8:00 pm NZST
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
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After an 18 month dive into new production & technique, Bobandii returns with his third full length project, Running Handshake/B.L.U.E.

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First Move Aotearoa Tour

August 23, 2019 @ 8:00 pm NZST
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
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$10

First Move (Te Papaioea/PN) tour Aotearoa throughout August celebrating the release of 'Provincial Blight'

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DOG Power final CHCH show with Horror in Clay

August 24, 2019 @ 9:00 pm - August 25, 2019 @ 9:00 pm NZST
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
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$15

DOG Power will perform one last show before heading back to Serbia and will be supported by post punk double edged knife 'Horror in Clay' (ex Girls Pissing on Girls Pissing members). limited to 100 tickets available at cosmic ticketing.

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The Chills

August 29, 2019 @ 8:00 pm NZST
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
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$34.90

Iconic Dunedin pop group The Chills will be stopping by Christchurch to perform a very intimate show on their way north for Auckland's The Others Way festival. With only 120 tickets available, this will see The Chills up close and personal, playing favourites from their adored back catalogue, including their 2018 release Snowbound. 2019 has already been a busy year for the band, with the release of critically acclaimed feature film The Chills: The Triumph and Tragedy of Martin Phillipps;…

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September 2019

The Ruling Elite with Coal

September 26, 2019 @ 9:00 pm - September 27, 2019 @ 12:00 am NZST
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
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The Ruling Elite are playing with special guest drummer Shannon Boyd. Come down early to see this special lineup play first then settle down with Coal to round off an easy Thursday night. Doors at 9pm The Ruling Elite 9.30pm Green fees $10 Unwaged $5

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October 2019

PIHA RESCUE at Space Academy w/The Wendys

October 18, 2019 @ 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm NZDT
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
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$10

Piha Rescue are returning to Christchurch for a one-off reunion show! This is the first time playing with the original line-up of Alice, Ben and Ché since who knows when. Joining us will be Cameron Hoy, returning to guitar after a long time lost in the dance music wilderness. After spending a few years playing 60s surf hits in the early 2010s, Piha Rescue split ways and ended up in such far-flung places as Melbourne and Wellington pursuing other non-surf-music-related…

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Pavlov’s Puss Album Release w/ Coal

October 19, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm NZDT
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
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$10

Christchurch's sickest garage rock super group Pavlov's Puss (feat. members of Salad Boys, The Ruling Elite, The Dance Asthmatics) celebrate the release of their debut album 'Comfort Food'. Joining them will be Christchurch's loud and fabulous Coal. $10 entry. 'Comfort Food' is available now through Melted Ice Cream, buy a copy on cassette at pavlovspuss.bandcamp.com.

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Salad Boys, Transistors, Local Tourist

October 25, 2019 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm NZDT
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
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$15

Salad Boys (Christchurch, NZ) head across the ditch this November for a string of dates up Australia's east coast, but not before gearing up with three shows in their native Aotearoa. Joining them at Space Academy will be the absolutely sensational Transistors (freshly pulled from retirement) and slick new up and comers Local Tourist. Salad Boys on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/4ptQCy5dKNSFIsWSvk1fc4?si=CMUNX3EhRPiZk1xWBv0m9g Transistors on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/1bNs1uIIWopZg8ocdfEDUa?si=LbjKOZ83TIe8H-_IlqND2w Local Tourist on Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/localtouristband/colours-demo

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Dr. Sketchy’s Halloween special: ALIENS

October 31, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm NZDT
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
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A life drawing night like no other! Drinking, drawing and xenomorphs!

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November 2019

How Dare You

November 27, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm NZDT
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An event every day that begins at 8:00pm, repeating until November 28, 2019

Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
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$20

Join Free Theatre for an evening at Space Academy as they celebrate their 40th year by presenting a free jazz homage to Greta Thunberg and Extinction Rebellion. “The real risk is not changing” – John Coltrane “Change is coming whether you like it or not” – Greta Thunberg Online and door sales available. Doors from 6pm.

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February 2020

An Evening with Crude

February 8 @ 8:30 pm - February 9 @ 12:30 am NZDT
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
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$10

Avant Gardist Matt Middleton returns to Christchurch's Space Academy to provide an entire nights ENTERTAINMENT. Electronic sounds, spoken word sections, dee Jaying, jazz tracts, 4 to the floor stompers, 'movement' and MORE. An exploration of informational sound. A fork in the road for culture. A new neuronal pathway. $10, with luck, merch on the door. More Crude can be found at crude.bandcamp.com and on youtube. ***STOP PRESS*** SPECIAL COLLAB SET WITH DUNEDIN'S L$D FUNDRAISER IS ON!

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DOG POWER – Live with NO EXIT

February 14 @ 9:00 pm - February 15 @ 2:00 am NZDT
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
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$15

THE RETURN OF DOG POWER NEW SONGS, NEW LIGHTS, NEW MEMBERS, NEW MERCH SAME ATTITUDE DOG Power Producers and missionaries from Christchurch, New Zealand - momentarily based in Idvor, Serbia. Pop hooks weaseling their way out of experimental music. Dance on first sight, fashion, a dash of melancholy. Bold, loud and crafty. Listen/Watch latest single 'Low Down' here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_n5NaWIpClQ SUPPORTING ACT... NO EXIT not to be confused with Cul De Sac, or Jean Paul Sartre experience, or Last Exit/ messers…

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Caleb Isaacs Tour – Christchurch

February 21 @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm NZDT
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
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$10

Lively and absurd, cynical yet hopeful – but always from the heart. Caleb Isaacs (Chch) has paid tribute at the altar of his folk, soul, and rock’n’roll heroes, and mixed it all up to make the music that feels just right. His first full-length album, Everything is Motion, bathes in tradition and then throws in the toaster. With the album set for release on February 13th, Caleb Isaacs and his band of hardened and hungry musician pals are inviting gig-goers…

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The Schizophonics NZ Tour 2020

February 27 @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm NZDT
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
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Mind-blowing San Diego garage funk leviathan The Schizophonics are back with a hot new album ('People in the Sky') and a massive tour of some lovely Aotearoa venues. It’s like… So… Ok, imagine the MC5 went to a bowling club and ended up going head to head with The Meters but then it ended in a draw and they all went dancing. Or James Brown went shopping but the shoes he bought were too small so he gave them to…

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Australian Fire Fundraiser

February 28 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm NZDT
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
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$10

As our neighbours across the ditch have been affected by terrible fires 100% of proceeds from this show will go to the relief fund for First Nations People's, see below. https://au.gofundme.com/f/fire-relief-fund-for-first-nations-communities?fbclid=IwAR1cq8p6sS0GPzKI4tzJlrUUg6J-vtFut13GPcLqmp0qle_Ss_IlFMXGPIM Act lineup: The Tacks Model Home Bear Trap (first show!) Ow my face Zhukov Grumble Strips (first show!) and Mental Fatal $10 (or more) on the door Fuck Scott Morrison

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WET SPECIMEN, DEDUDES, PGX.

February 29 @ 8:30 pm - 9:00 pm NZDT
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
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$10

WET SPECIMEN (DN) DENUDES (DN) PGX (CHCH/DN) Wet Specimen and Denudes are making rare appearances Denudes are Lucinda King, Lucy Hunter, Jayde Medder and Hope Robertson Wet Specimen are Reg Norris, Lucy Hunter and Chris Schmelz PGX two piece are releasing there ep they recorded way back when in 2018 back when they where a four piece

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July 2020

Sex, With Animals book launch

July 16 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm NZST
Space Academy, 371 St Asaph St
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
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Dead Bird Books are super excited to be releasing Laura Borrowdale's short story collection, Sex, With Animals into the world! The book’s 12 stories are filled with messy sex, messier relationships and a whole lot of animal metaphors, and features illustrations by award winning American artist, Michael Bergt. Ben Brown and Sera Tonin will also be performing, so come down and get a beer and book!.

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