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 shows.

ADAM MCGRATH & AL HUNTER

Friday 14th August 2020

legendary kiwi country singer Al Hunter and Eastern frontman and solo folkie, Adam McGrath join forces for an intimate show at Cassels Blue Smoke this August.

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YOU SHOULD BE DANCING

Friday 21st August 2020

You Should Be Dancing” is a great big DISCO DANCING celebration! A night of exceedingly danceable disco hits. Classic disco tunes you would have to be a robot not to move to. A literal Boogie Wonderland!

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DAVE DOBBYN – OPEN UP TOUR

Thursday 3rd September 2020

Dave Dobbyn is welcoming New Zealanders’ freedom to come together in music by hosting a series of shows in August. Dobbyn will perform some hidden gems from his catalogue alongside much-loved anthems, with his long-standing rhythm section of Jo Barus from Christchurch on bass and drummer Ross Burge from Auckland.

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DAVE DOBBYN – OPEN UP TOUR

Friday 4th September 2020

Dave Dobbyn is welcoming New Zealanders’ freedom to come together in music by hosting a series of shows in August. Dobbyn will perform some hidden gems from his catalogue alongside much-loved anthems, with his long-standing rhythm section of Jo Barus from Christchurch on bass and drummer Ross Burge from Auckland.

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THE BETHS – VENUE CHANGE

Friday 11th September 2020

This show has been relocated to the James Hay Theatre in the Christchurch Town Hall.

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MARLIN’S DREAMING – QUOTIDIAN ALBUM RELEASE TOUR

Friday 25th September 2020

Mixing bits of pieces of indie, psychedelic, and surf rock, Marlin’s Dreaming is making the kind of music that’s chilled-out and calming, while incorporating enough flashes of energy to keep you moving

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FINN ANDREWS (THE VEILS) & BAND NZ TOUR

Sunday 18th October 2020

This show has been rescheduled from it’s original April date – Since releasing his critically acclaimed debut solo album One Piece At A Time in early 2019, Finn has toured extensively playing churches and town halls throughout the UK, North America & Europe, and is now bringing the tour back to New Zealand.

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GREAT GABLE – ALL MY FRIENDS TOUR

Thursday 29th October 2020

This show has been rescheduled from it’s original date in April – Great Gable are back on the road for a run of dates across Australia & New Zealand in support of their new single All My Friends. A portion of sales from the All My Friends Tour will be invested into FEAT, a world-first initiative that allows artists to balance their carbon footprint from touring by investing into new and existing solar farms around Australia.
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REB FOUNTAIN ALBUM RELEASE TOUR

Friday 6th November 2020

Award winning New Zealand singer-songwriter, Reb Fountain, announces an extensive 10-date tour in celebration of her upcoming self-titled album, her debut for Flying Nun Records. Pulling out all the stops for this collection of noir punk-folk songs, Reb is taking her band the length and breadth of the country to deliver these news songs, and some old favourites, in full glory.

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DANIEL CHAMPAGNE – NZ TOUR

Thursday 17th December 2020

This show has been rescheduled – 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 playing an intimate Christchurch show April 30 at Cassels Blue Smoke!

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