Governor Jeff is the horror-themed project schemed up by guitarist Jamin Forlong, sneaking in elements of horrorcore, psych-rock, jazz, hip-hop, and R&B. Jeff is backed by Jamin Forlong (electric guitar), Sam Hunter (keyboard), Ryder Smith (drums), and Harrison Scholes (bass). Special guests also! Tickets here.
Auckland songstress Catherine ‘Cat’ Tunks hails from the wild west coast of Auckland’s Piha Beach and is a NZ queen of Southern Soul. With a powerhouse voice that moves from rock-inspired roots to ethereal gospel blues, jazz, and country. She joins Wellington drummer & percussionist Michael Barker (Swamp Thing), collaborating on an original swamp-style blues … Continue reading "Cat Tunks and Michael Barker"
Experience the mesmerizing fusion of Afro-Jazz with the spellbinding vocals of Francois Judah in this captivating ensemble. A new Afro-Jazz ensemble, led by the extraordinary talent of Francois Judah, delivers an unforgettable musical journey that will transport you to the heart of African rhythms and soulful melodies. With a rich blend of traditional African … Continue reading "Star Time"
Prepare to be transported back in time as The Nicholas Baucke-Manusell quartet brings the stage to life with timeless jazz classics, evoking nostalgic emotions that resonate deep within. But that's not all! The magic extends to the present, as they'll also grace us with contemporary bangers that'll have you tapping your feet and dancing along. … Continue reading "Nicholas Baucke-Maunsell Quartet"
Two Trombone players walk into a bar. We can’t drink alone, let’s get more Trombone players down here. The sweet-sounding and dexterous 1948 NY Bach 6 Trombone of Kaito Walley with the chainsaw-like tone of Damian Forlong’s 1977 Jiggs Whigham King 2b blend together like a G&T, a bogan and coke or a shandy. Playing … Continue reading "Big Boned! This Will Be Phat!!"
Julie Lamb Outfit is an 8-piece Mischief Groove collaborative from Aotearoa. Impressive arrangements. Energising, personality-filled music. Awesome harmonies. Groovy stories. Audiences and reviewers alike talk about their fusion of arrangements and talent as magic. The Outfit shared that this magic simply comes from "enjoying what you do, respecting and laughing with the people you do … Continue reading "The Julie Lamb Outfit And Guests"