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.

CANDICE MILNER – ALBUM RELEASE SHOW

Sunday 20th June 2021

Candice Milner’s ‘Depressional Season’ is being released this June. Featuring singles ‘Kyeburn Claims’ and ‘Watercooler Gossip’, this album is being performed live at Blue Smoke alongside Milner’s band just in time for winter. They will be joined by special guests; Adam Hattaway & Mousey.

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GREG JOHNSON – TIME IS A TRAVELLER TOUR

Friday 25th June 2021

After a prolonged Californian lockdown, Greg Johnson is over the moon to be returning home for his nationwide tour, Time Is A Traveller, which coincides with the release of his brand-new album, Tilt Your Interior.

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JEREMY REDMORE – BRIGHTEST FLAME TOUR

Sunday 27th June 2021

It’s been a year since Jeremy Redmore released his acclaimed comeback album The Brightest Flame. It was a release cut short by Covid’s varying symptoms, but the season is now right to take these cinematic songs and their embedded stories to audiences across Aotearoa.

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KANE STRANG – HAPPY TO PERFORM ALBUM TOUR

Friday 2nd July 2021

Kane Strang announces a tour of Aotearoa, in support of his new album Happy to Perform. The epic tour will see Kane performing with a stellar band comprised of Peter Ruddell (Wax Chattels, Sulfate), Leith Towers (Marlin’s Dreaming), Mitchell Innes and Gussie Larkin (Mermaidens, Earth Tongue).

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CHILLINIT – NZ TOUR

Friday 9th July 2021

Fresh off the back of a hugely successful Australian tour, CHILLINIT, one of the country’s most exciting and unprecedented hip-hop artists, will head to New Zealand for the first time this July.

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GRAEME JAMES – SEASONS TOUR

Saturday 10th July 2021

Returning to New Zealand after a two year stint in Europe, award winning alt-folk artist Graeme James is delighted to be back in New Zealand for the winter of 2021 to reconnect with fans and share new songs and stories from the road.

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COURTNEY BARNETT – SOLO TOUR

Thursday 15th July 2021

With nine dates at some of New Zealand’s favourite venues, local audiences are in for a treat as Courtney Barnett dials things right down and prepares to deliver gems from her catalogue in an intimate setting, armed with just a guitar, her renowned banter and some of the best indie folk songs of the past decade.

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COURTNEY BARNETT – SOLD OUT

Friday 16th July 2021

With nine dates at some of New Zealand’s favourite venues, local audiences are in for a treat as Courtney Barnett dials things right down and prepares to deliver gems from her catalogue in an intimate setting, armed with just a guitar, her renowned banter and some of the best indie folk songs of the past decade.

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JULIA JACKLIN – SOLO NZ TOUR

Thursday 22nd July 2021

Australia’s breakthrough singer-songwriter, Julia Jacklin, is returning to New Zealand on a solo tour to mesmerize our audiences once again. The 30 year old singer-songwriter from Sydney, Australia has made an incredible mark on the indie-folk scene since her first album release, Don’t Let The Kids Win. Crushing debuted into the Top 10 of the ARIA Albums Chart and captured hearts around the world.

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PAIGE – NZ TOUR

Friday 23rd July 2021

One of New Zealand music’s rising stars, Paige, is set to embark on her first-ever headline tour. The tour comes hot on the heels of a busy summer, in which Paige supported Six60 in Waitangi and Hamilton, while also appearing at some of the country’s largest festivals, including Homegrown, Peachy Keen, R&V and Bay Dreams. The shows will give music lovers the chance to witness one of New Zealand’s most exciting new artists up-close-and-personal in some of our most loved venues.

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FRENCH FOR RABBITS – ‘THE OVERFLOW’ WINTER TOUR

Friday 30th July 2021

French For Rabbits, led by songwriter Brook Singer, will be hitting the roads of NZ for six shows. Their impeccable understated songcraft and affable banter will suit each of the venues to a tee, inviting audiences to lean into the intimate but expansive sound-world created by the band.

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DANIEL CHAMPAGNE – NZ TOUR

Sunday 1st August 2021

The young Australian born, Nashville based virtuoso recently described as ‘the finest guitar player of this generation’ has been selling out shows around the world and now brings his world tour to New Zealand and will be playing an intimate Christchurch show at Cassels Blue Smoke!

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TRIBUTE BUZZ – WETA / AHORIBUZZ

Friday 13th August 2021

Waxstar Touring proudly presents TRIBUTE BUZZ – Weta / AHoriBuzz / Volts Celebrating 20 years of the platinum selling debut Geographica, and in memory of our friend, lead singer and guitarist Aaron Tokona, we pay tribute to two awesome kiwi bands, Weta and AHoriBuzz.

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CLAP CLAP RIOT – AUGUST AOTEAROA TOUR

Friday 27th August 2021

Due to Covid Alert Level restrictions put in place by the NZ government, Clap Clap Riot have postponed all dates of their planned March tour. The rescheduled tour will now take place in August. If you have already purchased a ticket these tickets will remain valid for the new date. If you are unable to attend the new date, please contact your ticket provider for a full refund.

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