Coming Attractions

Reminiscent of an old worldly dance hall, Cassels 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 shows.

MODERN TIMES – HAUNTERS PLAY DYLAN

Saturday 16th October 2021

Adam Hattaway, The Haunters, and friends are performing a bunch of Dylan songs from recent times. Love and Theft, Rough and Rowdy Ways, Time Out Of Mind, and other albums from 1989’s Oh Mercy and onwards.

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EIGHTIES FOREVER

Saturday 23rd October 2021

If it came out in the 80s and you can dance to it, we’ll play it. Cheesy pop, synth pop hits, goth, indie, hair rock, hip hop + more!!! Dress up, let your hair down and dance to 80s music played until well past your bedtime!

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DEEP WATER CREEK – ‘NEWS FROM THE SOUTH’ ALBUM TOUR

Friday 29th October 2021

Deep Water Creek is the project of Christchurch based Singer/songwriter Matthew Smith. With a strong evocative sense for words and melody, Smith has a burning desire to celebrate, commiserate, and communicate. With a six date tour throughout NZ, they will be sounding the trumpet, banging the drum, and bringing their mastery to the masses in celebration of their debut full-length album ‘News From the South’.

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ONE WAKA – ‘TAKE IT EASY’ EP RELEASE

Friday 5th November 2021

Reggae favourites One Waka return to release their Take It Easy EP. The album is the band’s latest collection of songs which highlights their devotion to both traditional and future roots sounds framed by localised stories and a grounded connection to the land and its people.

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ANTHONIE TONNON – ‘LEAVE LOVE OUT OF THIS’ ALBUM RELEASE TOUR

Sunday 14th November 2021

Anthonie Tonnon has released ‘Leave Love Out Of This’, the title track from his upcoming third album Leave Love Out Of This. Having more recently focussed on delivering thematic solo shows like A Synthesized Universe and his yearly Rail Land journeys, in September 2021 Tonnon embarks on an album release tour that expands his onstage line-up to include a full band for the first time since 2018.

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LADYHAWKE – ‘TIME FLIES’ TOUR

Thursday 2nd December 2021

Ladyhawke will be touring this October to celebrate the release of her upcoming album ‘Time Flies’. The new album is an extraordinary collection that fuses intimate subject matter and upbeat guitar-led rock with irresistibly catchy electronic elements.

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DIMMER – VENUE CHANGE!

Saturday 11th December 2021

Dimmer’s ‘I Believe You Are A Star’ Anniversary Show is now happening at the Christchurch Art Gallery / Te Puna o Waiwhetu. Tickets purchased for the Blue Smoke show will be valid for the Christchurch Art Gallery show.

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CHILLINIT – NZ TOUR

Thursday 16th December 2021

Due to border restrictions that have been recently imposed between New South Wales and New Zealand, the ChillinIt shows have been rescheduled. All existing tickets remain valid for the rescheduled dates without the need for exchange. Patrons unable to attend can obtain a refund from the point of purchase. Refund requests must be received by 5pm, Thursday 9 September.

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CLAP CLAP RIOT – AUGUST AOTEAROA TOUR

Friday 11th February 2022

Between lockdowns and a sold-out guilty pleasures show at Auckland’s Whammy Bar, the band has been working on the follow-up to their third full-length album. Ahead of the release, Clap Clap Riot will visit four centres across the country to perform a combination of crowd favourites and new material.

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YOU AM I – NZ TOUR

Friday 4th March 2022

Led by charismatic frontman Tim Rogers, You Am I are one of the most successful and internationally heralded Australian bands. Look forward to a night of great songs from classic You Am I albums like Hi Fi Way and Hourly, Daily, plus new tunes from the new album.

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