July 30th- Rag Poets 3pm-5pm
Rag Poets are playing live as part of Kelburn Village Pub’s Sunday Sessions! Well known in Wellington for their rich, sweet harmonies and country roots flavour. You’ll hear good ol’ tunes from artists like Huddle Ledbetter, Guy Clark and Neil Young as well as a great selection of original compositions. Head along for a Sunday afternoon of toe tapping entertainment!
August 8th- Wellington Heads 3pm-5pm
We are proud to bring you Wellington Heads for a relaxed afternoon of New Orleans-style blue jazz and R&B
This trio of songwriter-musicians, named after the striking features on Wellington’s rugged southern coastline, have evolved their own sound through the influences of Kansas and New Orleans-style blue jazz, the swinging Rhythm & Blues of Louis Jordan and Ray Charles, and infused with Pacific/Hawaiian rhythms and Latino feels.
Their songs take a wry view of life with a distinctive Wellington flavour.
August 13th- High Society 3pm-5pm
A sweet and salty cocktail of jazz blues, swing and soul. High Society are one of Wellington’s hottest new jazz acts, and a highlight of next months Wellington Jazz Fest! With Nicole Chesterman Kircher (the California Dreamers, the Pink Floyd Experience) on vocals, Robert Keeton (Benj Berryman Hiptet, Five o’clock Shadows) on piano, and Michael Duffy (Newtown Rocksteady, Roseneath Centennial Ragtime Band) on upright bass.
Without the Beatles
August 20th- Without the Beatles 3pm-5pm
Without the Beatles perform a series of Beatles songs, trying hard to maintain the sound. look and feel for the source material. Emulating one of the greatest bands of all time; they take you on a trip back to the 60’s. Enjoy a range of songs spanning the decade of Love, from Love me Do, right through to Come Together!
August 27th- Stellarize 3pm-5pm
Stellarize is a folk/pop singer songwriter from Toronto, Canada. She has been traveling around the world busking and writing new material. The last year Stellarize has been been living here in Wellington recording new music, and is just about to have her first Single off her EP released! Her songs are a mix of folk/country/pop!
Be sure to come check her out.
Dancing and Drinking Society
September 10th- Dancing and Drinking Society 3pm-5pm
The Dancing And Drinking Society have been bringing their swing blues sounds to dance floors and craft beer bars across the capital since late 1913. When they take to the stage, guitar, horns, vocals, and kick drum blend as The Society present their favourite old rarities with exactly the sort of vigour you want for some stress relieving dance times. They’ve cultivated a decent reputation for generous and openhearted live performance. If you feel like a decent drink and a leg shake or two, this would make for a pretty good option.