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Jam for June – MC Damian Forlong

Thursday, 27 June 2019 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm

27 June at Jack Hackett’s Irish Pub at the Crossroads will be jam night, the longest and best night!  This is a chance to bring your songs and play with the house band. Our aim is to promote live blues/roots music through performance, education and marketing, and to foster emerging talent. Make yourself known to the MC and he’ll fit you in with the other people who come along. We limit jammers to 15 minutes or 3 or 4 songs…

 The Fabulous Murray Brothers 

Thursday, 4 July 2019 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm

The Fabulous Murray Brothers are New Zealand’s most energetic and entertaining blues band. In 2018 their debut album - ‘Sing It Chap!’ - rose to number six on the NZ Album Charts and received excellent reviews on blues radio stations across the world. They have appeared at festivals including Bay of Island Blues (NZ), Portobello Blues (NZ), Las Condes International jazz festival (Chile) and Fiji Jazz and Blues (Fiji). They are currently the opening act for NRL-side NZ Warriors at…

The Red Dog Saloon Band

Thursday, 11 July 2019 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Capital Blues at the Crossroads is pleased to welcome the Red Dog Saloon Band back to the Hotel Bristol on the 11th. It’ll be a night of groove, Delta blues (Dave Murphy – ‘New Zealand’s blues man’) and that eclectic west coast kiwi style of Dougal Spier….the big man with the big sound. On drums Roger Watkins and Elliotte Fuimaono on bass. Dave Murphy plays in the style of Mississippi John Hurt, Robert Johnson and a whole host of other…

X-Ray Catz

Thursday, 18 July 2019 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm

The XRay CatZ (XRC) are New Zealand’s premiere 1950’s Rock n Roll/Rockabilly band playing classic rockabilly/surf/R&B guaranteed to get you on your feet. Featuring Antony Maddock (guitar), Wayne Mason (keys), Gordon Barrell (bass), Richard Te One (drums).

Jam in July

Thursday, 25 July 2019 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm

25 July at Jack Hackett’s Irish Pub at the Crossroads will be jam night, the longest and best night!  This is a chance to bring your songs and play with the house band. Our aim is to promote live blues/roots music through performance, education and marketing, and to foster emerging talent. Make yourself known to the MC and he’ll fit you in with the other people who come along. We limit jammers to 15 minutes or 3 or 4 songs…

The Del Thomas Band

Thursday, 1 August 2019 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Del Thomas and his band are next up at the Crossroads this Thursday 1 August. Band lineup: Dougal Speir – guitar; Elliot Fuimoano – bass; Mo Phillips – drums.; Del Thomas – guitar and vocals. “The Mac influence is audible in slow-burning numbers like Every Hour, with gritty vocals and wailing slide guitar. But with these self-penned songs, this stalwart of the Wellington blues scene also dips a toe into less blue waters. The blues are obviously deep in his…

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