Main Events

At Blue Smoke we specialize in live music and good hospitality. It is our goal to provide a welcoming and intimate concert environment for all comers to hear and experience performances from some of the finest acts touring New Zealand.

See the event guide below to view a list of our upcoming main events.

Rock Steady: The Classic Rock Supergroup – featuring members of Bad Company, Foreigner

Thursday 18th January 2018

Topline Entertainment are proud to present for the first time in New Zealand “Rock Steady” featuring members from the multi platinum selling bands Bad Company and Foreigner in an all Star Classic Rock Super Group summer tour of New Zealand January 2018, playing all the hits from Bad Company, Free, and Foreigner.

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The East Pointers (Canada)

Friday 19th January 2018

After bringing down the house at WOMAD 2017, JUNO-Award winning Canadian trio The East Pointers announce their return to New Zealand in January 2018 for a run of dates with NZ luminary, Mel Parsons.

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Cassels & Sons Present ‘The Richter City Rebels’ Live At Blue Smoke

Saturday 20th January 2018

The Richter City Rebels blend RnB, soul, hip-hop, jazz and funk with the heart and soul of New Orleans brass band music. Trumpets, trombones, saxes, sousaphone, and percussion bring the ultimate Mardi Gras party to Blue Smoke.

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‘Layers’ – Nick Dow Single Release Tour

Sunday 4th February 2018

Equal parts Jeff Buckley, John Mayer and James Blake, Nick has been heralded as one of New Zealand’s most promising new artists.

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Soul Train

Friday 9th February 2018


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Nostalgia After Party featuring Lisa Tomlins, The Presidents Of Funk and Jed Parson & Friends.

Saturday 10th February 2018

Blue Smoke hosts the Nostalgia Festival After Party

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Clap Clap Riot

Friday 16th February 2018

Fresh off their NZ tour with British band Alt-J, Clap Clap Riot will be hitting the road in February for four dates across the country.

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The Teskey Brothers

Saturday 3rd March 2018

The Teskey Brothers album Half Mile Harvest has warmed the hearts of listeners all around the world – experience this incredible band live at Blue Smoke.

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