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.
Sensational singer of Russian and Dominican descent, Australian-based Fantine joins renowned funk, soul, jazz, blues powerhouse Oval Office for a night of pure raw energy.
“Darren Watson is New Zealand’s finest practitioner of the blues – a singer and guitarist who can give you goosebumps with the passion and intensity of his playing.” Nick Bollinger | Radio New Zealand
Soul Train is all about the music and groove of 1972 – with two bands and a DJ, Junco Partner, Carmelita Toots and Soul Mates – come get your boogie on.
Sumo Jazz take the reigns as house band and will be joined by many of the local, national and international musicians who played at the festival for this after-party jam.
Adam McGrath is road testing a raft of new songs this winter, catch him at Blue Smoke on June 2nd with support from Foxtrots.
The Lovers Again Tour finale live at Blue Smoke! Primed from seven shows in nine days, Monty Bevins & Fraser Ross will complete their run of South Island shows to cap off the 13 date nationwide ‘Lovers Again Tour.
Praised as the “freshest sound in New Zealand popular music right now” (New Zealand Herald) the band was recognised at the Taite Music Awards last month where they received the Auckland Live Best Independent Debut Album award.
Internationally renowned Magician Xavier Crow is is coming to Blue Smoke this June.
See Mind reading, Magic and Fire art at its finest!
Shihad frontman Jon Toogood will be providing the tunes and Bhuja will be broadcasting their Drive show from on location.
Kiwi icon’s The Jordan Luck Band announce the 18 date ‘Why Does Love Do This To Me?’ NZ Winter Tour 2018, trekking across the country from Friday May 18th to Saturday August 4th.
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