Due to the ongoing Covid 19 level restrictions all of our upcoming shows have either been canceled or some cases relocated to an alternative venue. If you have tickets to any of these affected shows then you will be contacted by the ticketing agent directly. All tickets will remain valid for the rescheduled shows and all cancelled shows will be reimbursed in full.

Located on the East side of Christchurch and housed in the beautifully renovated Tannery precinct of Woolston, Cassels Blue Smoke is an endeared cornerstone of Aotearoa’s touring circuit. Five years in the growing has seen our venue evolve into a much loved and valued home of live gigs, a welcome platform to many a beloved musician; from emerging local bands to treasured Kiwi and international icons.

Our show environment ranges from intimate, sit down affairs to high energy sell out concerts and feature performances from the finest songwriters and bands touring Aotearoa.

You must be over 18 to attend shows at Blue Smoke, please bring your ID with you to the venue.

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Blue Smoke
3 Garlands Rd, Woolston, Christchurch 8023

Blue Smoke can be accessed from The Tannery car park off of Garlands Rd, Cumnor Tce or from within The Tannery itself. Mobility parking and wheelchair access is available from both the Tannery and the Cumnor Tce entrances.