The Sunday Sit Down

Blue Smoke welcomes you to ‘The Sunday Sit Down Get Down’ our very own folk club event. We present local luminaries and national touring artist of the finest calibre, this is a first rate opportunity to catch a matinee concert with family and friends.
We open our doors at 3pm for a Sunday Sit Down so feel free to come early, find a good spot and enjoy the refreshing fare we have on offer before the show gets underway at 4pm
There is a suggested ‘Koha’ entry for this event, we encourage you to support the musicians and pay what you can afford.
Some artists have chosen to offer a pre-sale ticket option as space may be limited at their concert. Please refer to the events below for ticketing information.


Upcoming Sunday Sit Downs


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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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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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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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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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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