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Capital Blues Inc.

www.capitalblues.co.nz

July 2019

The X-Ray Catz

Thursday, 18 July 2019 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Jack Hackett’s, 1 Dixon Street
Wellington, 6011 New Zealand

Capital Blues Inc. proudly presents the X-Ray Catz this Thursday 18th July at Jack Hackett's Irish Pub. The X-Ray 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).

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Jam in July

Thursday, 25 July 2019 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Jack Hackett’s, 1 Dixon Street
Wellington, 6011 New Zealand

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…

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August 2019

The Del Thomas Band

Thursday, 1 August 2019 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Jack Hackett’s, 1 Dixon Street
Wellington, 6011 New Zealand

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 band will be joined by Al Norman on keys and A Nother as a special guest! “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…

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NZ School of Music

Thursday, 8 August 2019 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Jack Hackett’s, 1 Dixon Street
Wellington, 6011 New Zealand

A must see on the 8this the New Zealand School of Music returning to the Crossroads.  For this presentation Rodger Fox and the students will launch onto the Jack Hackett’s Stage with their usual range of bands, sounds and excitement. A great night of swinging’ big band blues / jump swing and a little funk and R&B thrown in for good measure.  Its always one hell’va night.

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After Midnight – Emma Davey

Thursday, 15 August 2019 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Jack Hackett’s, 1 Dixon Street
Wellington, 6011 New Zealand

After Midnight featuring Emma Davey will debut at the Blues Club 15 August. Bringing you laid back blues for after midnight from the likes of Bonnie Rait, JJ Cale and Tedeschi Trucks.  There will also be some tunes to get you shaken em on down as they rock it up with a little Zeppelin,  Aretha, Sheryl Crowe, and Black Crowes.  Emma will serve up a few of her rockier original tunes to keep you shaking your moneymaker till just this…

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Neil Billington

Thursday, 22 August 2019 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Jack Hackett’s, 1 Dixon Street
Wellington, 6011 New Zealand

One of New Zealand's foremost harmonica players, Neil Billington, will be returning to the Blues Club, backed by the consummate skills of Deane Hunter on guitar, Ross McDermott on bass and Richard Te One on drums. Neil is a regular performer at festivals around the country and overseas - he is a long-time performer in Japan - and brings to the stage his repertoire of electrifying Chicago blues, combined with a swinging West Coast sound, a touch of jazz and…

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Whitireia Student Bands

Thursday, 29 August 2019 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Jack Hackett’s, 1 Dixon Street
Wellington, 6011 New Zealand

The Whitireia music students again!  Drawn from the certificate and degree programmes at Te Auaha creative arts centre, a few doors away from Capital Blues club, the students will once again be bringing their take on some blues, Funk, Rock, Reggae and R’n’B. The night will feature 8 bands, some students are already performing with various groups around Wellington and for some this will be their first public performance. Capital Blues is delighted to support this night of student bands…

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