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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.

We’re taking table reservations for pre-show meals and refreshments so be in touch today!

Tattletale Saints Duo Tour

Sunday 16th December 2018

Auckland born, Nashville based Tattletale Saints return home, performing 13 intimate acoustic duo concerts around the country in support of the release of two new singles.Elements of folk, good old Appalachia style music, and a splash of country…well-written songs with stirring vocals.

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Cassels Christmas Market at Blue Smoke

Thursday 20th December 2018

The Tannery are having a Christmas Market Day so we thought we’d get in on the festivities and throw Blue Smoke’s doors wide open from mid-morning til late in the evening. There will be an outdoor food market in our riverside courtyard, craft stalls, fine food offerings and good home cooked music on the airwaves; both inside and out.

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The Eastern & Barry Saunders – ‘Light House’ Benefit Show

Saturday 22nd December 2018

In the almost decade long tradition of near Christmas shows and fundraisers, “National Treasures” (RNZ) THE EASTERN will perform on Dec. 22nd at their favourite local venue Blue Smoke. They will be joined by NZ country Icon, Warratah and gentleman of the road Barry Saunders.

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My Baby ‘Mounaiki release tour’

Saturday 5th January 2019

HYPNOTIC TRANCE-POP group MY BABY, will be hitting our shores for a nationwide tour between Dec-March! They delight us with recent release Mounaiki ~ By the Bright of Night a shamanic album laced with deep-bass driven grooves, gospel and blues singing, cultural inflections and a touch of EDM… try name a better combo.

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The Franks Burkitt Band ‘Lost But Alive’ NZ Tour

Sunday 13th January 2019

The Frank Burkitt Band are delighted to be returning to Blue Smoke as part of their 30 date ‘Lost but Alive’ NZ Tour. Frank is a storyteller, songwriter, singer and guitarist. In that order. His rambling anecdotes aim to give the audience more of a connection with his songs. A folk songwriter at his core, American roots music with hints of jazz, blues and swing very much shape his music

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Jane Siberry (Canada)

Sunday 20th January 2019

Iconic and enigmatic, Jane Siberry is one of music’s most unique and gifted singer-songwriters. Blessed with a sincere integrity and emotional depth, she has released 14 studio albums, including her much loved signature song Calling All Angels.

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Richter City Rebels ‘South Island Tour’

Saturday 26th January 2019

Aotearoa’s first and finest New Orleans brass band, Richter City Rebels are hitting the road again for their annual summer tour around the beautiful South Island! Returning to the one and only Blue Smoke to deliver their signature explosive beats and feel-good vibe.

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Isaiah B Brunt Trio

Thursday 31st January 2019

“His is an age-old sound reminiscent of the kind of earthy blues, soul and folk that held sway during the mid-1960s. His rampaging slide stings, utilizing tried’n’true blues progressions but adding a modern sheen to the whole shebang…a dynamite new roots-reverent newcomer to the American blues scene.”

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