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Snarky Puppy
(USA)

Saturday 11 June, 8pm
Opera House

Get down to the new jazz sound from the underground and revel in a night of raw “animal magic” (The Telegraph). Read on

Price: $39-79

Jazz at St Peter’s: Lex French Double Quartet – A Matariki Suite

Saturday 11 June, 6pm
St Peter’s on Willis

Especially for this show, the trumpeter has rearranged his Matariki Suite to include a string quartet. Read on

Wellington Night Market Winter Warmer

Saturday 11 June, 5pm
Lower Cuba Street

Come join the feast for ears and taste buds. Read on

The Amazing Nina Simone

Saturday 11 June, 6pm
Light House Cuba

The story of Americaʼs most overlooked musical genius. Read on

Price: $17.50

Rogue Classic Albums Live: Night Train

Saturday 11 June, 6pm
The Rogue & Vagabond

Pianist Ben Wilcock and band present Oscar Peterson's 1963 album. Read on

Clube do Choro!

Saturday 11 June, 9.30pm
Basque

High-energy Brazilian jazz. Read on

Moon1 Party with Pea Stew and Ck + DJ Dopeamean

Saturday 11 June, 9pm
Moon 1

Discover what one of Aotearoa’s finest producers can do live. Read on

Price: $10

Ruth Armishaw

Saturday 11 June, 6pm
Cin Cin

Spanning the vocal-jazz repertoire with quirk and charm, the perfect complement to your pre-show meal. Read on

Me-N-Bob

Saturday 11 June, 9pm
The Hideaway Bar

A vibrant and sophisticated cocktail of piano and voice. Read on

Mahi & Braille Records present Melancholy Babes

Saturday 11 June, 10pm
Caroline

This supergroup’s years of experience allow them a portal into the deepest realms of jazz. Read on

Price: $10

Mavis!

Saturday 11 June, 6.50pm
Light House Cuba

An in-depth look at the trailblazing soul singer’s 60-year career. Read on

Price: $17.50

Darren Watson & The Dangerous Experts

Saturday 11 June, 10pm
Hashigo Zake

The rhythm ’n’ blues guitar legend debuts his new band. Read on

Rogue Classic Albums Live: A Love Supreme

Saturday 11 June, 10pm
The Rogue & Vagabond

Saxophonist Roger Manins and band present John Coltrane's 1965 album. Read on

Price: $5

The James Tait-Jamieson Quartet

Saturday 11 June, 7pm
The Green Man Pub

Jazz standards focusing on those made famous by Frank Sinatra. Read on

Shaken Not Stirred Burlesque

Saturday 11 June, 10pm
Hotel Bristol

Hot jazz, cool jazz, smooth and rough jazz – plus Burlesque dancers! Read on

Mahi, Uncle Silverback & Captain Fruju present West Side Story

Saturday 11 June, 7pm
Meow

A variation on Leonard Bernstein’s score from the 1957 musical. Read on

Price: $10

Só Samba present Samba-Jazz

Saturday 11 June, 10pm
Havana

Dance the night away to exciting rhythms and melodies. Read on

Price: $5

The Laven-French Quintet

Saturday 11 June, 7.30pm
Little Beer Quarter

Expect swingin' soul-jazz mayhem and fine tailoring. Read on

Stephanie Bishop and the Peppermints

Saturday 11 June, 10pm
Ancestral

A fresh blast of jazz, blues and soul that’ll knock your socks off. Read on

TTE Jazz Jam Session

Saturday 11 June, 10pm
The Third Eye

The fourth of five nights of late-night hangs and music. Read on

Price: Koha

The Adventures of a Dance Band Pianist

Saturday 11 June, 8pm
77a Wellington Rd, Paekakariki

A BYO evening of piano, spoken word and a Charlie Chaplin short. Read on

Price: $20

The Wellington Mingus Ensemble

Saturday 11 June, 10.30pm
Southern Cross

Featuring guest vocalists Lisa Tomlins and George Rutherford. Read on

Mahi presents Hopetoun Brown

Saturday 11 June, 11pm
Meow

A late-night blow-out from the horn section of funk juggernaut Supergroove. Read on

Price: $10

Double Trouble

Saturday 11 June, 8pm
Matterhorn

Enjoy some seriously soulful old school R&B sounds and jazz standards. Read on

Jura presents Jazz DJ Set with Alba Sharply

Saturday 11 June, 11pm
Caroline

Covering a whole lot of musical territory alongside some guest DJs. Read on

Live at CQ: Jazzfirefly Quartet

Saturday 11 June, 8pm
CQ Bar

Original material and fresh takes on traditional jazz and world grooves. Read on

The Eggs

Saturday 11 June, 11.30pm
Matterhorn

New Zealand’s funkiest boogaloo supergroup. Read on

20 Feet From Stardom

Saturday 11 June, 5pm
Light House Cuba

Lisa Fischer and other top backing singers step into the spotlight. Read on

Price: $17.50

A Short History of Choro

Saturday 11 June, 2pm
Wellington Museum

Learn about the father of samba and grandfather of bossa nova. Read on

Price: $10

Jazz on a Summer’s Day

Saturday 11 June, 4.15pm
Light House Cuba

A classic documentary about the 1958 Newport Jazz Festival. Read on

Price: $17.50

Mahi presents In The Mood: The Music of Glenn Miller

Saturday 11 June, 3pm
Meow

Bringing an energetic new feel to dance band standards. Read on

Price: $10

The Glory of Gershwin

Saturday 11 June, 2pm
Old St Paul’s

A celebration of one of the greatest songwriting teams of the early 20th century. Read on

Price: $30

Mahi presents Thomas Friggens DJ Set

Saturday 11 June, 11.55pm
Meow

A rare chance to catch the genre-defying musician in full DJ mode. Read on

Duelling Pianos Matinee Show

Saturday 11 June, 5pm
Meow

“What would happen if the best gunslingers in the West used pianos instead of guns?” Read on

Price: $10

Noir

Saturday 11 June, 8pm
The Lido Café

Sultry, smooth jazz with vocalist Mary Watson and her band. Read on

The Jazz Robots

Saturday 11 June, 4pm
Southern Cross

Masters of psychedelic mechanical arts, The Jazz Robots present an assortment of sonic frequencies. Read on

Mahi presents The Snouts

Saturday 11 June, 8pm
Caroline

Jeff Hendersnout on saxosnouts, Phill Drysnout on guitarsnout and Chris O’Connsnout on drumsnouts – OINK! Read on

Price: $10

Mahi & Braille Records present The Lab Coats

Saturday 11 June, 9pm
Meow

Some of NZ’s most daring musicians tread the line between weirdness and beauty. Read on

Price: $10