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Lyttelton, 8082 NZ

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August 2019

Mikaela Dewar – Rescheduled “Rescheduled Event”

August 31, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm NZST
Wunderbar Lyttelton, 19 London St
Lyttelton, 8082 NZ
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Hi everyone, Yes you read it correctly, there's been another change! This show has now become a sort of survival of the fittest supporter. I've been very fortunate to secure the incredible Phil Doublet for this show and he'll be joining me on guitar. Also very excited to be playing in the back performance room at The Wunderbar in Lyttelton. Come out early for a Saturday night drink. It's a special venue and the views and hospitality are my favourite.…

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September 2019

Nick Feint and Lisa Tui Singer/Songwriters.

September 1, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm NZST
Wunderbar Lyttelton, 19 London St
Lyttelton, 8082 NZ
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Golden Bays Nick Feint is joined by local songwriter Lisa Tui for a night of fine original songs. "Singer-songwriter Nick Feint has an innate ability to bring in depth stories to life in his songs with heart and good humour. Bearing traces of Billy Bragg, Nick's musical mix of wordplay and direct emotion makes for a strong and satisfying set."https://www.nickfeint.com/ Lisa Tui is a singer/songwriter, vocalist and singing teacher from Christchurch. Lisa's music style is a mix of Jazz and…

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Con Carne

September 6, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm NZST
Wunderbar Lyttelton, 19 London St
Lyttelton, 8082 NZ
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"Without question, the best country metal duo in New Zealand." The Sunday Star "If Ozzy Osbourne was to play in a two piece rock band it certainly wouldn't be this one!" Rolling Stone Magazine Experience this unique band as they rock the Wunderbar. R18 | Free Entry

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Odyssey 46TH Anniversary!

September 7, 2019 @ 8:30 pm - September 8, 2019 @ 12:00 am NZST
Wunderbar Lyttelton, 19 London St
Lyttelton, 8082 NZ
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The original 4 founding members of Christchurch Band Odyssey celebrate as they become one of the longest surviving rock bands in NZ history - 46 years to the day from their first ever gig. A huge achievement even by world standards! Their last show here was a sell-out. Join Bill, Jeff, Terry & Ronnie on this special occasion. Also featuring special guests Layna Hunt & Pepper Hall.

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Push The Button

September 13, 2019 @ 10:00 pm - September 14, 2019 @ 3:00 am NZST
Wunderbar Lyttelton, 19 London St
Lyttelton, 8082 NZ
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Something for everyone as we take a trip through the ages of dance. Expect only the best in eclectic House, Breaks, Techno and Jungle. Bring your dancing shoes, these guys know which buttons to push!

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Saint Satori, Belladonna Debut Album Release Show

September 21, 2019 @ 9:00 pm - September 22, 2019 @ 12:00 am NZST
Wunderbar Lyttelton, 19 London St
Lyttelton, 8082 NZ
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Saint Satori formed 7 years ago (as Belladonna) when Jason Greig (Into The Void) and Anthea Struthers (Runaround Sue) wondered what the fusion of heavy doom metal mixed with Anthea's gospel opera background would sound like. Now a five piece band it doesn't come much louder nor metaphysical. Angels weep, lions roar as we all get lost in the complex magic of music. The Devil and God have a dance. Saint Satori is that dance. Produced by Delaney Davidson, Saint…

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BRONTE EVE @ WUNDERBAR NZ WEDNESDAY 25th of SEPTEMBER

September 25, 2019 @ 4:00 pm NZST
Wunderbar Lyttelton, 19 London St
Lyttelton, 8082 NZ
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BRONTE EVE will be performing a solo set at nz sweet spot “WUNDERBAR” in New Zealand BRONTE EVE is a young musician from Gold Coast, AUSTRALIA And this will be her first international gigs “Soulful tone and lyrics we can all relate to, bronte eve is sure a voice you will find comfort in” Come along ! FREE EVENT LIVE MUSIC + DRINKS TIMES ANNOUNCED CLOSER TO DATE

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Fools Know More with Ministry of Peace

September 27, 2019 @ 9:00 pm - September 28, 2019 @ 12:00 am NZST
Wunderbar Lyttelton, 19 London St
Lyttelton, 8082 NZ
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$15

Two bands coming together to entangle your spirit and body into an ecstatic rhythmical frenzy. • Fools Know More are a groove-driven Soul-Rock power trio, fronted by Guitarist/Singer/Songwriter/Wizard Ari Freeman (Rhomboid/Lupus Lunar), featuring Bryce Collier on bass (Taos, Lupus Lunar) and Swampy on drums (The Preservatives). Here, their album here: https://arifreeman.bandcamp.com/album/fools-know-more • Bestowing their musical Koha to the fray, the old boys from The Preservatives will be making an appearance after a lengthy sabbatical. The familiar boots and bare chests…

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BLUE RIVER BABY NZ Tour / Devon Welch / MC Wizzard

September 28, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm NZST
Wunderbar Lyttelton, 19 London St
Lyttelton, 8082 NZ
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$10 – $25

BLUE RIVER BABY / Devon Welch & Band / DJ set by MC WIZZARD Wellington's Powerhouse Funk dub soul rockers BLUE RIVER BABY are touring NZ hot on the heals of hitting #1 in the IMNZ Top 20 NZ Album charts and claiming the #8 spot on the NZ Official Top 20 Album charts. This intimate show at Wunderbar Lyttelton will be a real treat with support From Devon Welch and MC Wizzard. Limited $10 Early Bird Tickets - or…

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October 2019

Merlinco & Horizone

October 5, 2019 @ 9:00 pm - October 6, 2019 @ 1:00 am NZDT
Wunderbar Lyttelton, 19 London St
Lyttelton, 8082 NZ
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Merlinco and Horizone are pulling together once again at dah re-modeled Wunderbar! Come on down for a boogie and soak in the tunes and moods xo

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Bob Dylan, Music of a Folk Concert

October 18, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm NZDT
Wunderbar Lyttelton, 19 London St
Lyttelton, 8082 NZ
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$30

This is our fourth Bob Dylan show since 2006 and promises to be the best. Definitely one for BOB fans. The repertoire features a range of songs stretching over his entire career. Show starts with acoustic set then has band for second part of the show. Great lineup of artists including, Barry Saunders (The Warratahs) Adam McGrath (The Eastern) Ben Brown Holly Arrowsmith Al Park Amiria Grennell Adam Hattaway and one, very SPECIAL GUEST- (not BOB)

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Deep Space

October 19, 2019 @ 9:00 pm - October 20, 2019 @ 3:00 am NZDT
Wunderbar Lyttelton, 19 London St
Lyttelton, 8082 NZ
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$10 – $15

Deep Space Minimal / Deep Tech Explore deep space with us. Featuring: Dr Krankinstein, Subminimal, Emanate. R18, Tickets via Cosmic Ticketing

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Delaney Davidson at Wunderbar

October 26, 2019 @ 9:00 pm - October 27, 2019 @ 1:00 am NZDT
Wunderbar Lyttelton, 19 London St
Lyttelton, 8082 NZ
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Delaney Davidson's impact on Lyttelton's musical community has been undeniable, with the Aotearoa songwriting maverick cited as an influence on such world class talents as Marlon Williams and Aldous Harding. The hard-gigging artist is returning from his global travels through Eastern Europe and Japan to play a very special homecoming headline event at Wunderbar in late October, promising tantalising special guests and a "night of trance out thumpa chunking and wailing, spells and magic, dark tales and uplifting spirits." Davidson's…

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Delaney Davidson at Wunderbar

October 26, 2019 @ 9:00 pm - October 27, 2019 @ 1:00 am NZDT
Wunderbar Lyttelton, 19 London St
Lyttelton, 8082 NZ
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Delaney Davidson's impact on Lyttelton's musical community has been undeniable, with the Aotearoa songwriting maverick cited as an influence on such world class talents as Marlon Williams and Aldous Harding. The hard-gigging artist is returning from his global travels through Eastern Europe and Japan to play a very special homecoming headline event at Wunderbar in late October, promising tantalising special guests and a "night of trance out thumpa chunking and wailing, spells and magic, dark tales and uplifting spirits." Davidson's…

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November 2019

Make Orwell Fiction Again – Music from Ministry of Peace

November 2, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - November 3, 2019 @ 12:00 am NZDT
Wunderbar Lyttelton, 19 London St
Lyttelton, 8082 NZ
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In Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four, the Ministry of Peace serves the government of Oceania by overseeing an endless war with either Eurasia or Eastasia. This perpetual war utilises all the surplus resources, keeping most citizens in lives of hardship - thus preventing them from learning enough to comprehend the true nature of their society. The slogan "War is Peace" reflects the function of war to keep the "peace" (status quo) within Oceania, and the balance of power in the world. The…

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Soda Eaves / Jordan Ireland / Hob / Blue Divers

November 8, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm NZDT
Wunderbar Lyttelton, 19 London St
Lyttelton, 8082 NZ
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Australian acts Soda Eaves and Jordan Ireland bring their abstract dream-folk across the Tasman. They play Wunderbar on Fri 8/11. Joined by pysch-folk outfit Hob, plus some ambient opening jams from Blue Divers. Soda Eaves are a 5-piece musical collective. They play distinctly Australian folk songs, incorporating atmospheric blues and warped found sounds to evoke smudge vignettes of the distance and hope. They have released two LPs - 'Like Drapes Either Side' (2013) & 'Murray, Darling' (2016) - with a…

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Raiza Biza LIVE in CHCH w/ Mo Muse & The Settlers

November 16, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - November 17, 2019 @ 2:00 am NZDT
Wunderbar Lyttelton, 19 London St
Lyttelton, 8082 NZ
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$15

With support from Mo Muse, The Settlers, Friel Lane & Jay Knight. Stream the albums below on Spotify Bygones by Raiza Biza: https://open.spotify.com/album/1yY1T8gGgrkUtce1jUa4vy?si=pL2dPr25SHuERO-MXBzknA The First Generation by Mo Muse: https://open.spotify.com/album/27rFcS3mZZNoOvOnlTDyija The Settlers: https://open.spotify.com/artist/1k3TXq5vCX6PiXeK1o9yRT

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Last Chance to See – Vorn

November 22, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm NZDT
Wunderbar Lyttelton, 19 London St
Lyttelton, 8082 NZ
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$15

*Early Show* Since the release of his first solo album 20 years ago, Wellington singer-songwriter Vorn Colgan has eked out a career as one of those artists who are widely acclaimed by critics and fellow musicians and largely ignored by the wider public. This tendency to languish in obscurity certainly has nothing to do with output - Colgan has released 8 solo albums between stints working with avant pop savants Gold Medal Famous and providing accordion services for the Wellington…

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Crap Music Rave Party! Christchurch!

November 23, 2019 @ 9:30 pm - November 24, 2019 @ 2:00 am NZDT
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Wunderbar Lyttelton, 19 London St
Lyttelton, 8082 NZ
$22.50

Back in Christchurch by popular demand, Tomás Ford is the world’s most hyperactive DJ, proudly playing the songs you love to hate as he lipsynchs his way through the night, projecting home-cooked animated videos, serving up the finest hi-vis mining site fashion (I mean, he is from Western Australia), flashing his Bunnings-bought lighting with his hands, improvising low-rent drag shows and generally doing his best to be the biggest idiot in the room. You'll be laughing and dancing all night.…

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December 2019

The Narcs Unplugged – Lyttelton

December 4, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm NZDT
Wunderbar Lyttelton, 19 London St
Lyttelton, 8082 NZ
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$30

Limited Tickets - Only 70! Seated Concert Showcase..EARLYBIRD TICKETS AVAILABLE NOW After sell-out shows in the North, there’s no turning back as The Narcs take their Unplugged Tour to the South with a hometown gig at The Wunderbar. This is a chance for the band to pull back the veil, strip things down and explore the many hidden songs from The Narcs' back catalogue and side projects - as well as the hits. From playing their first gig in Christchurch…

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Die! Die! Die! Aotearoa tour, December. Lyttelton

December 7, 2019 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm NZDT
Wunderbar Lyttelton, 19 London St
Lyttelton, 8082 NZ
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$20

Tāmaki Makaurau-based noise-punks Die! Die! Die! have announced a four-date Aotearoa tour for this December. Die! Die! Die! - December Tour, Aotearoa Friday 6th December - The Co*k, Dunedin Saturday 7th December - Wunderbar, Lyttelton Friday 13th December - Nivara Lounge, Hamilton Saturday 14th December - Raynham Park, Auckland All proceeds from the tour and merchandise sales will go towards the band returning to Chicago in 2020 for the recording of their next full length album. It will be produced…

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THE JOINT EP RELEASE PARTY

December 13, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - December 14, 2019 @ 3:30 am NZDT
Wunderbar Lyttelton, 19 London St
Lyttelton, 8082 NZ
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THE JOINT EP RELEASE PARTY “The 03 Joint, a Hip Hop Duo from Chirstchurch, New Zealand. Two guys with two mics, whole heartedly representing the Red and Black Province, the Real Pride of the South.” We have been cooking up a storm this year and are ready to put out our work out to the world and have a few friends to join us at the Wunderbar to celebrate so come and join the party!!! WHEN: FRIDAY 13TH DECEMBER WHERE:…

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Foxtrots LIVE at Wunderbar

December 20, 2019 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm NZDT
Wunderbar Lyttelton, 19 London St
Lyttelton, 8082 NZ
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$15

Living out of a van for 2 months on a 20,000km tour is an adventure for anyone, let alone a 19 year old. Foxtrots is back, a little older this time, and bringing her ‘Baby Y?’ single release tour to Wunderbar Lyttelton. Described as an electric performer with an outspoken songwriting style, Zoe has been solely focussed on writing and crafting an acoustic tour to bring to intimate venues around New Zealand. Joined by Auckland's incredible Soulsista Aotearoa, and Christchurch's…

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Wunderbar New Year’s Eve Party with Odyssey

December 31, 2019 @ 9:00 pm - January 1, 2020 @ 3:30 am NZDT
Wunderbar Lyttelton, 19 London St
Lyttelton, 8082 NZ
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$10.25

Celebrate the New Year at the Wunderbar! Kicking off with the legendary Odyssey from 9pm and finishing strong with DJ Sam Wally from 12:30am to 3:30am. The night will be packed with songs you know and love, from old school house to classic rock, funk, soul and disco classics. Donna Summer, Daft Punk, Earth Wind & Fire, David Bowie, Queen, Sister Sledge...request the songs you love from our resident DJ. KICK OFF 9PM | R18

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January 2020

Christof van der Ven & Jed Parsons – Christchurch

January 10 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm NZDT
Wunderbar Lyttelton, 19 London St
Lyttelton, 8082 NZ
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$30

Christof van der Ven (UK) and Jed Parsons (NZ) join forces from opposite sides of the globe to bring the ‘Together At Last’ tour to every corner of New Zealand. Somehow finding time between his busy touring schedule as a member of leading UK band Bear’s Den, and his own solo shows playing alongside the likes of Bon Iver and The Staves, Christof van der Ven is bringing his alternative folk all the way down to NZ. He joins 2018…

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Max Earnshaw w/ Run77 and There’s A Tuesday

January 31 @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm NZDT
Wunderbar Lyttelton, 19 London St
Lyttelton, 8082 NZ
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$10

Fresh off the release of his sophomore single, Max Earnshaw is bringing the party and his energetic band for a one night only, hometown show! With support from incredible local acts Run77 and There's A Tuesday, this will be a night you won't want to miss! $10 tickets on UTR or $15 on the door, R18.

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February 2020

Electric Temples @ Wunderbar

February 15 @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm NZDT
Wunderbar Lyttelton, 19 London St
Lyttelton, 8082 NZ
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The Electric Temples are a Christchurch band made up of jazz school students David Rea, Michael Dorreen, Jack Bubb, Shannyn Miller and Andre Jerard. They will be playing on the 15th of February down Lyttelton's Wunderbar. There will be music from Queens of the Stone Age, The Darkness, Pink Floyd as well as their own original music. This gig is gonna be stomping so bring everyone including your mum, your sister and your cat. Especially your cat. FREE ENTRY

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Gearloose, Bad Llamas and Honeymoth at Wunderbar

February 22 @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm NZDT
Wunderbar Lyttelton, 19 London St
Lyttelton, 8082 NZ
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$10

x3 Local pop-rock bands playing for your pleasure at the iconic Wunderbar in Lyttelton. $10 per person at the door. Doors at 8pm, first band on at 8:30pm

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Rhomboid: Psychedelic Bowie Night

February 29 @ 9:00 pm NZDT
Wunderbar Lyttelton, 19 London St
Lyttelton, 8082 NZ
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$20

Christchurch's own Psychedelic Wizard Funk band come together again to play their own funky remakes of Rock'n'Roll's original changeling, David Bowie. The night's entertainment will consist of... • A set of Rhomboid Originals • An hour and a half of hits and deep cuts from throughout Bowie's career. Featuring: • Ari Freeman (Deputy Wizard of Christchurch) on Guitar and Vocals. • Fud on 10 String Bass • Doug Brush on Drums • Rachael Travaille on saxophones • Gwyn Reynolds on…

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March 2020

Blackholestars, Radius Kink and Ash Felt live at the Wunderbar

March 8 @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm NZDT
Wunderbar Lyttelton, 19 London St
Lyttelton, 8082 NZ
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$5

Blackholestars, Radius Kink And Ash Felt Playing At The Wunderbar

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The Flaming Mudcats – South Island Tour 2020 -With Stomping Nick

March 13 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm NZDT
Wunderbar Lyttelton, 19 London St
Lyttelton, 8082 NZ
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The Flaming Mudcats Performing Live with Stomping Nick and His Blues Grenade! Tickets available on event finder!

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Ingrid and the Ministers Album Release Tour w/ Model Home

March 14 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm NZDT
Wunderbar Lyttelton, 19 London St
Lyttelton, 8082 NZ
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$10

Iconic Wellington indie-rockers Ingrid and the Ministers are hitting the road for the first time this March to celebrate the release of their debut album "Kill the Sights". Renowned for their electrifying stage-presence, the four-piece FROCK'n'roll* outfit weaves heart-aching intimacy, 60s tinged psychedelia and full on rock'n'roll across a set of original songs written by front-woman Ingrid Saker. *FROCK’n’roll - (n): the unique blending of folk sensitivity and rock’n’roll music to create a mind-expanding journey through the mysterious, raw, orgasmic,…

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Paloma And The Do Of Death (Lyttelton)

March 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm NZDT
Wunderbar Lyttelton, 19 London St
Lyttelton, 8082 NZ
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Paloma and the Do of Death is a comedy marionette show written and constructed by former Lyttelton local Tom Tuke. It revolves around the elderly castaway Paloma, and her run in with a group of grim reapers on the same tropical island for their inaugural staff party. Come to the Wunderbar and watch the chaos unfold. Tickets on the door.

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June 2020

Runaround Sue // Adam Hattaway & The Haunters

June 27 @ 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm NZST
Wunderbar Lyttelton, 19 London St
Lyttelton, 8082 NZ
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$20

Lyttelton Country rock n roll MACHINE, Runaround Sue are getting back together for one last time!! A rare opportunity to marvel at the amazing voice of the vicar's daughter, ANTHEA STRUTHERS and her beautiful songs of loss and heartache. Sharing the night are ADAM HATTAWAY and the HAUNTERS. Hattaway is running hot having recently released the highly acclaimed album, Crying Lessons, and touring the country several times in the last year. A man with a hot young band, a bunch…

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July 2020

Tim Allen Live at Wunderbar

July 16 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm NZST
Wunderbar Lyttelton, 19 London St
Lyttelton, 8082 NZ
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Album release show + James Constable + Madeleine Howard The Last Bastion of a Lad. is a sophomore song collection that runs the gamut of Tim Allen's life experiences; from the loss of a loved one, ‘Joan Don’t Go’ to the rollicking but wrenching feeling of displacement in ‘Different Shore’ to being diagnosed with adult ADHD, ‘Won’t Let You Win’, this UK born Auckland based singer-songwriter is reassessing his life as he lays it bare, dressing it in firmly rooted…

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