Coming Attractions

Reminiscent of an old worldly dance hall, Blue Smoke offers up a fine array of euphonic performances from local luminaries and international heavy weights alike.

See our event guide below to view all upcoming Blue Smoke concerts.


Sunday 25th March 2018

Sneaky Bones is the brainchild of Matthew Bean, a Seattle-based multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, producer, and all-around giant.

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Friday 30th March 2018

Hockey Dad will be joined at Blue Smoke by Brisbane rockers, Good Boy.

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Saturday 31st March 2018

An unstoppable, infectious force of nature, The Cuban Brothers’ unrivalled funk and soul review blends sexy, soulful music with jaw-dropping b-boy action and riotous comedy.

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Friday 6th April 2018

New Zealand cricketing great John Wright backed by The Sou’Westers tells yarns of his many tours of duty as a high profile international sportsman, observer and solitary songwriter.

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Tom Lee-Richards (AU), Ryan Fisherman & Matty Smith

Sunday 8th April 2018

Tom Lee-Richards is launching his debut Mini-LP ‘Out of the Oddness’ – he will be joined by the extraordinary Ryan Fisherman and striking Matty Smith at Blue Smoke’s famed ‘Sunday Sit Down Get Down’ folk club event.

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Thursday 12th April 2018

After a huge year Sydney singer-songwriter Mark Wilkinson unveils his much anticipated full length record “Wasted Hours” at Blue Smoke.

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The Frank Burkitt Band & Adam McGrath

Sunday 15th April 2018

An amazing double bill for a Sunday afternoon. Christchurch will be treated by the American Roots music of The Frank Burkitt Band as well as the road hardened, NZ folk songs of local legend Adam McGrath (THE EASTERN).

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Eb & Sparrow – Seeing Things Album Release

Saturday 21st April 2018

Supreme sweethearts of New Zealand alt-country, Eb & Sparrow bring their highly anticipated third record SEEING THINGS on tour throughout New Zealand with curated visual installation – Don’t miss this special one of a kind show folks!

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Daniel Champagne ‘The Snap Shot Tour’

Sunday 22nd April 2018

Watching Daniel Champagne perform is a once in a lifetime experience. He is a true prodigy that plays like no one else could possibly play unless they spent at least two lifetimes studying the art. Don’t miss this stand out Sunday Sit Down show!

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Friday 27th April 2018

Everybody’s favourite thrash-party rockers DZ Deathrays are celebrating the launch of their new record ‘Bloody Lovely’ with Wax Chattels (AKL), Best Bets (CHCH) and Hans Pucket (WLG).

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Nomad – Can You Feel It? Tour

Saturday 28th April 2018

Nomad’s signature lush vocal layers, heady harmonies and infectious, indie-pop hooks have been winning over unsuspecting live audiences and on April 6 they release their debut studio album, ‘Can You Feel It?’.

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Sunday 29th April 2018

“Aro” is to face and to be faced. They’re all about connecting with people, sharing stories and hearing stories, and all done in love. “Aro mai, Aro atu, Aroha”. Catch them at our Sunday Sit Down as part of their 25 date nationwide tour.

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Saturday 5th May 2018

The Christchurch Faerie Circle Presents The Star Wars Ball – be in quick!!

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