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  • The Hip-Town BangersThursday 27 October, 9:30pm JazzDust off your dancing shoes and get ready for a roaring night of 60's hard-bop with Wellington's hardest-swinging jazz quintet: the Hip-Town Bangers. - Ben Hunt - Trumpet - Chris Buckland - Saxophone - Anita Schwabe ...View on
  • The Bill Hickman GroupFriday 28 October, 9:30pm 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
  • Chocolate ThunderSaturday 29 October, 10:00pm FunkChocolate Thunder are an eclectic live funk and groove band. Specializing in jazz fusion, soul and anything with a groove! Their first gig of 2016 will present a new rep covering artists such as Steely Dan, Vulfpeck, The ...View on
  • Sunday Jazz - John Rae's Raising the StandardSunday 30 October, 5:00pm JazzAn evening of Duke Ellington-inspired music with a quintet presented by John Rae and comprising some of New Zealand's top jazz players. The quintet will explore some of the lesser-known Ellington songs whilst giving ...View on
  • Keg-Ro-OkeThursday 03 November, 9:30pm Covers, Tribute BandsSuperbad! Wellington's champion cover band is back again. This time, you could be fronting the band in a night of live band karaoke! Come strut your stuff and be the rock star you were born to be! May the good Lorde ...View on
  • FliteFriday 04 November, 9:30pm FunkTime: 21:00 gates open for a 21:30 take off. Departure Lounge: The Rogue & Vagabond Your Crew will be the usual suspects: Nikita, Tu-Bryant up front, Ed Zuccollo, and Rick Cranson out back. Onboard your Flite you ...View on
  • Battle-ska GalacticaSaturday 05 November, 10:00pm Dub, RootsWellington band Battle-Ska Galactica are purveyors of unique high-energy ska music. Old-school and new-school ska blended with horns, multiple singers and a blazing rhythm section into the finest Aotearoa skank to ...View on
  • Sunday Jazz - Matt SteeleSunday 06 November, 5:00pm JazzThe Rogue's regular Sunday afternoon Jazz. Funky, jazzy, soulful jazz. Pizza, beer, jazz... on a Sunday perfect! This week featuring local pianist Matt Steele, and his trio.View on
  • The JB3Friday 11 November, 9:30pm FunkThis sax - organ - drums trio has a sound bigger than the lineup would suggest and delivers deep music with deep groove: JB3 takes the sound of '60s Blue Note funk and boogaloo and gives it their own twist. Their set ...View on
  • The TroublesThursday 13 October, 9:30pm JazzThe Troubles are back! It was a blast last time, don't miss this one. The Troubles is one of this country’s most engaging and exciting jazz bands. From the coarse to the sublime, the emotive to the absurd, their ...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