Upcoming Events

08
Dec
2016
New Music Collective & Orange Studios presents: Jackson Hardaker’s Watering Can

New Music Collective & Orange Studios presents: Jackson Hardaker’s Watering Can

07:30 pm
Orange Studios

Trombone heavy, original, modern/avant garde jazz. From the land of the long white cloud, via New York City. This is Jackson Hardaker’s first concert in ...

Thursday
08
Dec
2016
Dr. Sketchy’s Anti-Art School: SHARK WEEK

Dr. Sketchy’s Anti-Art School: SHARK WEEK

07:30 pm
Space Academy

A fishy mix of life drawing and burlesque!

Thursday
08
Dec
2016
Wurld Series w/ Minisnap & Cheers Bud

Wurld Series w/ Minisnap & Cheers Bud

08:30 pm
Darkroom

Hi, we are Wurld Series, a band from Christchurch, and we’re touring New Zealand this summer in support of ‘Anthology’, a compilation cassette

Thursday
08
Dec
2016
Amiria Grenell at Dim7th

Amiria Grenell at Dim7th

08:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dim7th

Free Entry
Thursday
08
Dec
2016
Caleb Issacs at Strange & Co.

Caleb Issacs at Strange & Co.

09:00 pm
Strange & Co.

Thursday
08
Dec
2016
King Tubbs at Orleans

King Tubbs at Orleans

08:00 pm
Orleans

Thursday
09
Dec
2016
DECKNOLOGY 2016 – GRAND FINAL

DECKNOLOGY 2016 – GRAND FINAL

Empire Bar

Christchurch’s premiere DJ competition returns for 2016, with a brand new venue to blow the doors open! RDU 98.5 FM and Empire presents: Decknology 2016. This ...

Friday
09
Dec
2016
20 Years of Playaz Ft. DJ Hype, Annix + MC Daddy Earl

20 Years of Playaz Ft. DJ Hype, Annix + MC Daddy Earl

10:00 pm - 03:00 am
The Bedford

Playaz Recordings was first formed now two decades ago, it was never thought that it would turn into a Drum and Bass institution helping pioneer the genre and ...

Friday
09
Dec
2016
Symbiotic Summer Slam

Symbiotic Summer Slam

08:00 pm
Darkroom

Kicking off the Summer Slam tour with a sexy wee mixed-metal Friday show at the Darkroom in Christchurch. $5 on the door. Doors open at 8. R18. ORGANECTOMY ...

Friday
09
Dec
2016
Scizerac Steam Train Hangover Single Release Show

Scizerac Steam Train Hangover Single Release Show

09:00 pm
Churchills

Scizerac are heading back up to Christchurch as part of there ‘Steam Train Hangover’ single release! Lebowski – Stoked to have Lebowski on the

Friday
09
Dec
2016
Fairweather Trio & Mechanalog

Fairweather Trio & Mechanalog

07:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Dim 7th

Fairweather Trio: 7-9pm Mechanalog: 9.30-11.30pm Nu house style jazz

Friday
09
Dec
2016
Not Hamlet Ubu Night

Not Hamlet Ubu Night

06:00 pm
The Gym

https://www.facebook.com/events/377442395921527/ Ubu and his friends, Ophelia, Hamlet, Yorick, and Gertrude, invite you to a theatrical “mouse-trap”

Friday
09
Dec
2016
Co-op at Winnies City

Co-op at Winnies City

Winnie Bagoes City

Friday
09
Dec
2016
Dangerbaby at Winnies Rangiora

Dangerbaby at Winnies Rangiora

Winnie Bagoes Rangiora

Friday
09
Dec
2016
Chris Ward & Getset at Strange & Co.

Chris Ward & Getset at Strange & Co.

08:00 pm
Strange & Co.

8pm: Chris Ward 11pm: Getset

Friday
09
Dec
2016
Brad Kang Trio at Orleans

Brad Kang Trio at Orleans

08:00 pm
Orleans

Friday
10
Dec
2016
Tour de Science

Tour de Science

Space Academy

Award-winning performer, David Klein is bringing his science storytelling show to town. Part theatre, part pop-learning, Tour de Science is an effervescent ...

Saturday
10
Dec
2016
TEN GOOD ROUNDS: Celebrating One Whole Decade of THE EASTERN

TEN GOOD ROUNDS: Celebrating One Whole Decade of THE EASTERN

03:00 pm
The Tannery parking lot

Featuring performances from; THE EASTERN THE WARRATAHS MANOS DEL CHANGO EB & SPARROW LINDON PUFFIN REB FOUNTAIN ..& MORE Tickets; ...

Saturday
10
Dec
2016
Eyes Down Sound & Subtle Sound System Present Egoless & Digital

Eyes Down Sound & Subtle Sound System Present Egoless & Digital

09:00 pm - 03:00 am
Dim 7th

// 2 Sound Systems 1 Vibe // // Limited early bird tickets $22 + booking fee // // Second release tickets from $30 + booking fee // // Location / Dim 7th 363 ...

Saturday
10
Dec
2016
Leila Adu and guests

Leila Adu and guests

Darkroom

Saturday
10
Dec
2016
Paul Shearer at Winnies City

Paul Shearer at Winnies City

Winnie Bagoes City

Saturday
10
Dec
2016
GMC at Winnies Rangiora

GMC at Winnies Rangiora

Winnie Bagoes Rangiora

Saturday
10
Dec
2016
Vinyl Christmas Party

Vinyl Christmas Party

12:00 pm
Arbour Punga Bar

Little Wax present the Vinyl Christmas Party 12pm – 12am, 12dj/selecta’s of chrimbo a laid back vinyl friendly event, free entry all welcome.

Free Entry
Saturday
10
Dec
2016
Vikki Grant and Emerson at Strange & Co.

Vikki Grant and Emerson at Strange & Co.

08:00 pm
Strange & Co.

Saturday
10
Dec
2016
Dougal Canard and Willy Styles at Orleans

Dougal Canard and Willy Styles at Orleans

08:00 pm
Orleans

Saturday
10
Dec
2016
Leila Adu LOVE CELLS Tour with Stef T

Leila Adu LOVE CELLS Tour with Stef T

09:30 pm
Darkroom

https://www.facebook.com/events/238146349941320/

Saturday
11
Dec
2016
‘SLIGHTLY IMPERFECT’ AT THE SUNDAY SIT DOWN

‘SLIGHTLY IMPERFECT’ AT THE SUNDAY SIT DOWN

04:00 pm
Blue Smoke

Blue Smoke welcomes you to ‘The Sunday Sit Down Get Down’ our very own folk club event. We present local luminaries and national touring artist of ...

Free Entry
Sunday
11
Dec
2016
Brendon Gregg at Strange & Co.

Brendon Gregg at Strange & Co.

03:00 pm - 06:00 pm
Strange & Co.

Sunday
15
Dec
2016
SOMETHING ELSE PRESENTS; JO MEARES

SOMETHING ELSE PRESENTS; JO MEARES

08:30 pm
Blue Smoke

Our Wednesday evening ‘Something Else’ session specializes in all that is experimental, extra ordinary and unpredictable. From free jazz to bebop to

Free Entry
Thursday
16
Dec
2016
Fairweather Trio & Mechanalog

Fairweather Trio & Mechanalog

07:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Dim 7th

Fairweather Trio: 7-9pm Mechanalog: 9.30-11.30pm Nu house style jazz

Friday
16
Dec
2016
FREE FRIDAYS PRESENTS; BLUES PROFESSOR TRIO

FREE FRIDAYS PRESENTS; BLUES PROFESSOR TRIO

09:00 pm
Blue Smoke

Free Fridays are a free for all of good old-fashioned fun, presenting bands that hold the beat, that shake the floorboards and rock the rafters. Barroom bands ...

Free Entry
Friday
16
Dec
2016
Topia at Winnies City

Topia at Winnies City

Winnie Bagoes City

Friday
16
Dec
2016
Assembly Required at Winnies Rangiora

Assembly Required at Winnies Rangiora

Winnie Bagoes Rangiora

Friday
17
Dec
2016
FRED & TOODY COLE (OF DEAD MOON)

FRED & TOODY COLE (OF DEAD MOON)

Blue Smoke

Support; Manos Del Chango (Delaney Davidson & Nicole Garcia) Fred & Toody Cole from legendary Portland group Dead Moon will play three New Zealand ...

Saturday
17
Dec
2016
Anthems

Anthems

09:00 pm
The Dragons Den

Hustle HiFi says … Top One, NiceOne. Get Sorted. A night of big trax and large choons!! Something for every lover of top underground dance tunes ...

Saturday
17
Dec
2016
River City Jazzmen

River City Jazzmen

08:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Dim 7th

Saturday
17
Dec
2016
Dogfish, Slippers and Raisins, Black Cat Attack 666

Dogfish, Slippers and Raisins, Black Cat Attack 666

08:00 pm
Old School Hall

Dogfish, Slippers and Raisin, Black Cat Attack 666 $10 at door doors open at 8 BYO Music from 8-10 Old School Hall (sumner 20 wiggins st)

Saturday
17
Dec
2016
Co-op at Winnies City

Co-op at Winnies City

Winnie Bagoes City

Saturday
17
Dec
2016
Nacoa at Winnies Rangiora

Nacoa at Winnies Rangiora

Winnie Bagoes Rangiora

Saturday
18
Dec
2016
YOSSARIAN AT THE SUNDAY SIT DOWN

YOSSARIAN AT THE SUNDAY SIT DOWN

04:00 pm
Blue Smoke

Blue Smoke welcomes you to ‘The Sunday Sit Down Get Down’ our very own folk club event. We present local luminaries and national touring artist of ...

Free Entry
Sunday
22
Dec
2016
Polaris Collective

Polaris Collective

08:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dim 7th

Thursday
23
Dec
2016
The Hothouse

The Hothouse

09:00 pm
The Wunderbar

Come work up a sweat to the grooves of the Hothouse crew. Collectively this group of new/old school producers, djs and artists have years of experience in the ...

Friday
23
Dec
2016
Bassfreaks presents Jingle All the Way

Bassfreaks presents Jingle All the Way

Winnie Bagoes City

Friday
24
Dec
2016
Kegs for Kaikoura

Kegs for Kaikoura

12:00 pm - 06:00 pm
Two Thumb Brewing Co

A fundraising beer festival to raise money to support the Kaikoura region! TWENTY Canterbury breweries will be represented on the day, with all proceeds going ...

Saturday
29
Dec
2016
R&A Pre-Show: RÜFÜS

R&A Pre-Show: RÜFÜS

Lake Hawea Hotel

Both 2014 and 2015 warm up parties SOLD OUT well in advance. 2016 will be no different as one of the hottest international acts on the planet RÜFÜS take to the ...

Thursday
30
Dec
2016
Fairweather Trio

Fairweather Trio

08:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dim 7th

Friday
30
Dec
2016
Rhythm & Alps 2016

Rhythm & Alps 2016

12:00 pm
Robrosa Station

The South Islands largest and best dressed music festival is on again December 29-31st 2016 The venue is called The Robrosa Station. It is nestled in the ...

Friday
30
Dec
2016
Co-op at Winnies City

Co-op at Winnies City

Winnie Bagoes City

Friday
31
Dec
2016
NYE at Dim 7th: Go Go Calypso & Mechanalog

NYE at Dim 7th: Go Go Calypso & Mechanalog

07:00 pm - 01:00 am
Dim 7th

7-9pm Go Go Calypso, Latin Jazz 10pm-1am. New Years Eve party featuring Mechanalog, Nu House style Jazz.

Saturday
31
Dec
2016
‘TAILFEATHER’ A NEW YEARS EVE SHINDIG with THE GOLDONIES & LINDON PUFFIN

‘TAILFEATHER’ A NEW YEARS EVE SHINDIG with THE GOLDONIES & LINDON PUFFIN

08:00 pm
Blue Smoke

Come to Blue Smoke this New Years Eve and let the long last year go go go. Lyttelton’s own rockabilly raconteur Lindon Puffin will join forces with the ...

Saturday
25
Feb
2017
Electric Avenue Music Festival 2017

Electric Avenue Music Festival 2017

Hagley Park

Electric Avenue Music Festival returns to Hagley Park for a third epic instalment on Saturday 25th February 2017. Lineup announcement coming mid-November…

Saturday
04
Mar
2017
Nostalgia Festival 2017

Nostalgia Festival 2017

Ferrymead Heritage Park

Nostalgia is a daylong festival of music, food and culture that takes place within the early 1900s replica township of Ferrymead Heritage Park. In a unique ...

Saturday