The Auckland Jazz Orchestra proudly showcases new and original arrangements and compositions written by talented New Zealanders. This 17-piece jazz ensemble is packed to the brim with musical mastery! Featuring the fabulous vocals of Caitlin Smith, a songstress renowned in both the jazz and pop worlds for her impeccable control and the emotional depth, the AJO presents fresh re-inventions of the Great American Songbook plus a clutch of fabulous originals.
$32 Table seating
Join the Auckland Jazz Orchestra as we release our second album, Bloom, Friday 30 June, in the original recording venue at Kenneth Myers Centre.
Bloom is nine original works from NZ composers, all past & present members of the band. The album features guest soloist Roger Manins, who will be joining us on the performance.
- A special discounted price of $15 gets you admission, and a copy of the CD.
- Free entry for unwaged and students.
CASH DOOR SALES, or tickets online from Eventfinder.
Doors open from 7.30pm, with light refreshments.
See you there!
Lost Vegas is happy as anything to welcome back Superhero Second Line for another absolute frother of a gig. If you're unaware of what to expect, think slammin' New Orleans second line jams slashed out by actual superheros* ♥
Joining them on the night is the multi-talented funk/jam loopster BZZLE ♥
+ DJ sets from the illustrious Marjorie Sinclair and Sally Lun himself ♥
$10 on the door
$5 before 10pm
Enjoy an autumnal dip at the new tidal stairs, or join in Tauranga’s 1st Official Bomb Competition off the new pier. Warm up with street food, listen to live music and watch some dragon boating.
Tauranga Art Gallery and The Strand and Wharf Street restaurants will be open too. Come and celebrate everything Paradox and the Tauranga waterfront has to offer at this free, family-friendly event.
1st Official Tauranga Bomb Competition (Registrations for the bomb comp are closed now.)
Street Food Trucks
Live Music with Josh Pow and Ijebu Pleasure Club
Guided Wall Walks
Paint your own tag or stencil your own triangle
Launch of the Hunt the Paradox Triangle Competition
For more details and events, see www.taurangastreetartfestival.nz/programme
Aaradhna, Annie Crummer, Bella Kalolo and Esther Stephens along with Auckland Jazz Orchestra (New Zealand) pay tribute to the one and only Aretha Franklin.
- WED 22 March 7:00pm
- THU 23 March 9:30pm
- FRI 24 March 9:30pm
Ijebu Pleasure Club hit Aotea Square, closing out the Auckland Live: Summer in the Square series.
8-10pm - FREE
Free outdoor gig by a beautiful beach. Come and celebrate summer!
An afternoon of African Culture and music in Silo Park, featuring Stimela at 4pm, and Ijebu Pleasure Club at 5pm.
Plus the Silo Markets, food trucks, and outdoor bar.
Been missing your afrobeat grooves over Summer? Being back at work got you down? Here's something to look forward to...
Ijebu Pleasure Club and DJ Tido hit the legendary Leigh Sawmill on Waitangi weekend Sunday. You don't even have to get up for work the next day... BONUS!
$15 on the door, or super-duper-presale specials from Eventfinder
We've been feeling nostalgic for playing tiny stages, so Ijebu Pleasure Club will finally play at the legendary Portland Public House.
A good time, every time. See you there!
$10 on the door.
Born and raised in the briar patch, [SPAMMERZ?] throw themselves back onto the smallest, bestest stage in Auckland for a spot in The Golden Dawn's Sunday Jazz series.
Organic groove, and literate pop songs from the pen of Dan Sperber, with:
Dan Sperber - guitar/vox
Alan Brown - organ / BV
Jason Orme - drums
Ben McNicoll - tenor & sprano saxes, bass clarinet, BV
One night before Labour Day, Sal Valentine & The Babyshakes are putting on a show to present to you their new single 'Elizabeth, I've Been a Fool'. Joining Team Babyshakes will be:
Ijebu Pleasure Club
DJ SHRIMP EMOJI