The Rogue and Vagabond

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Upcoming Music

  • Battleska GalacticaSaturday 30 July - 10pm FunkNew Zealand’s Premier Ska Band, an original 7-piece retro futuristic, intergalactic blending of Jamaican and 2-tone ska. Comprised of some of Wellington’s finest musicians, they have been working overtime, skankin it ...View on
  • The CosmonautsSunday 31 July - 5pm JazzThe Cosmonauts are a world music trio consisting of accordion, upright bass and Manouche (Gypsy Jazz) acoustic guitar. All three members sing in Russian, Italian and Roma Gypsy, playing songs from Southern and ...View on
  • New Vintage ManoucheThursday 4 August - 9pm JazzNew Vintage Manouche is a 6-piece band playing original arrangements of well known pop songs in gypsy jazz influenced style but approaching it in fresh way to create their own style of groove. You will hear Stevie ...View on
  • Funky MamaFriday 5 August - 9pm FunkInspired by the sounds of the soul-jazz, groove stylings of the 1960's, Funky Mama dedicates itself to the music of Lou Donaldson, Stanley Turrentine, Jimmy Smith and similar artists from the era. Helmed by ...View on
  • The Bill Hickman TrioSaturday 6 August - 10pm CountryBill Hickman has been making music in Wellington for over a decade and in 2010 released his debut EP Ghost Of Smoke. Self-described as "folkie with a chip on his shoulder", Hickman’s alt-country songs with attitude ...View on
  • Rogue Sunday Jazz - Callum AllardiceSunday 7 August - 5pm JazzThe Rogue's regular Sunday afternoon jazz, funky, jazzy, soulful jazz. Pizza, beer, jazz on a Sunday is perfect! This week featuring local award winning guitarist, Callum Allardice and his quartet.View on
  • Joni Mitchell's Shadows and Light: Lisa TomlinsThursday 11 August - 9pm JazzReviving their Epic 2015 gig at the Wellington Jazz Festival, Lisa Tomlins and band play Joni Mitchell's classic album ' Shadows and Light. - Lisa Tomlins - Vocals - Dan Hayles - Keyboards and Samples - Rory ...View on
  • LTM Soultronic EnsembleSaturday 13 August - 9pm R&B, SoulLTM brings his brand of Soul/R&B/Funk to the Rogue and Vagabond with his band, the Soultronic Ensemble to unleash his original tunes! Join us to witness this epic groove monster unleash! $5 on the door goes STRAIGHT ...View on
  • Ol' King ColeSunday 14 August - 5pm JazzOl’ King Cole are a drum-less trio's toast to perform music inspired by the great Nat ‘King’ Cole and other artists of his era, specifically with a focus on Nat’s early trio which ran from 1943 – 1950. A great ...View on
  • The 16thThursday 18 August - 9pm ElectronicaReturning with a bone-shaking dose of cinematic soul and trip hop sounds, The 16th will be rocking the Rogue and Vagabond once again. Drawing on the retro-modern style of acts like Zero Seven, Air, Massive Attack and ...View on

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Xray Catz

Darren Watson

Lisa Tomlins

Dirty Mike and the Boys

The Richter City Rebels

Uncle Silverback

Bill Hickman

Rowan Clark

Andre Paris

Rhino Boogie

Will Sklenars Trio

Roseneath Centennial Ragtime Quartet

Wellington City Shake ‘Em On Downers

Adam Page

Nils Olsen Trio

Miles Calder & the Rumours

The Jelly Rolls

Carlos Navae Band


The Good Words

The Hip-Town Bangers

Wellington Sea Shanty Society


 The Bandits

 Black Spider Stomp

Mark Sommerville Trio  (The Sommers)

Mashtown County

Ed Zuccollo Trio

Carlos Nave


Dirt Box Charlie

Reece McNaughton

Nick Granville Group

Sam Cole

Tyson Smith trio with Jonathan Crayford and Rik Blimmin Gooch