Discover Kāpiti's live music scene

Enjoy the eclectic acts performing in some of Kāpiti's live music venues this summer

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Ain't Superstitious

34 Poplar Ave, Raumati South, Raumati

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Ain't Superstitious are playing another Friday the 13th gig at the Raumati Social Club. Great food, great music and the best hospitality in the Wellington region! We have some new songs on the way and are really looking forward to giving them a try out! No door fee but a koha for the band.

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Hot Potato Band

Coastlands Theatre, Kāpiti Performing Arts Centre, 32 Raumati Rd, , Paraparaumu

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Hot Potato Band is a brass band like no other.

Beginning as street performers the 10 piece band from Sydney Australia are passionate about re-igniting organic performance and acoustic instrumentation, breaking down the barriers between stage and audience, and writing engaging original music that leaves lasting impressions on audiences around the world.

Their shows are filled with dancing and laughter and is an all round guaranteed good night out. An energetic amalgamation of catchy music, lyrics, infectious dance moves, interaction and the breaking down of barriers between stage and audience is what sets Hot Potato Band apart.

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Charlotte Kerrigan Album Release Show

32 Raumati Rd, , Paraparaumu

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Charlotte Kerrigan and Band with special guest Ryan Edwards play at the Black Box Theatre, Te Raukura ki Kapiti with doors open 7.30pm, show starts 8pm. 

Bluesy folk soul singer-songwriter Charlotte Kerrigan has been performing in Kapiti for over 15 years with both her original music and covers bands Bluesette and Retro Divas, as well as performing and directing at Coasters Musical Theatre. Charlotte released her debut EP ‘Metaphor’ in 2018, recorded at Surgery Studios with Lee Prebble. The album entered in at #1 on the NZ Top 40 Heatseekers albums and #7 in NZ Albums Top 40.

The new album 'Paper Lanterns' will be released 28 March 2020 and has a more bluesy bent than 'Metaphor' with a mix of gorgeous ballads as well as upbeat blues numbers.

Bar available

CD's for sale $20 - cash only

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Gillian Boucher & Bob McNeill CD Release

34 Poplar Ave, Raumati South, Raumati

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After a successful CD Release tour of USA & Canada this popular Folk Duo are back at the Raumati Social Club **for one night only** sharing stunning new songs and tunes from their new album, Race for the Sun.

Two acclaimed Celtic musicians combined with subtle grace and sharp wit – Gillian Boucher & Bob McNeill are a touch of magic and a musical force to be reckoned with. Based in New Zealand, both Gillian, an exceptional fiddler & dancer from Eastern Canada’s Scottish-infused Cape Breton Island, and Bob, an award-winning guitarist, singer & songwriter from Scotland, share a deeply seeded passion for their musical heritage and culture.

Gillian’s fiddle style is unique, seamlessly blending the music of her ancestors with contemporary sounds. Paired with Bob’s innovative, rhythmic accompaniment and powerful lyricism, they present a truly dynamic yet sensitive acoustic conversation that captivates any audience.

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Manzo and Friends

St Peters Hall, Cnr Beach Rd and Ames St, Paekakariki

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Kāpiti based Indie musician Manzo teams up with Stratford trio 'Figjam' for a one off live concert.

Spurred on by the audience reception to the live launch in July 2019 of Manzos' third album 'Attachment' - which reached No 2 in the NZ Indie album charts - Manzo and his crew have decided to put together a one off concert featuring a set of original songs from Manzo's three studio albums 'Ultramarine', 'Outsider' and 'Attachment'.

Manzo will be joined by the artists from these albums including 'Figjam' members Leona Palmer and Laurence Cooper who will open the show with a set of their own original songs.

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The Ten Tenors

Southward Theatre, Otaihanga Rd, Paraparaumu

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Following sold out performances throughout New Zealand, The Ten Tenors are thrilled to announce they’re returning by popular demand.

The charming classical cross-over group will perform a selection of the best romantic pop songs, ballads and arias of all time from their latest album Love Is In The Air.

The Ten Tenors have become a global touring sensation. Their 2018 US tour sold out everywhere, which now takes them to an astonishing 2,400 sold out headline shows. They have performed over 1,550 corporate galas, sold over 1.25 million albums and 3.5 million concert tickets.

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Yesterday Once More

Southward Theatre, Otaihanga Rd, , Paraparaumu

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From the creators of the hit show OH WHAT A NIGHT! comes a unique new musical revue celebrating four of the most iconic singing groups of the 70’s known for their soaring vocal harmonies.

YESTERDAY ONCE MORE stars four dynamic performers direct from Las Vegas whose lush harmonic interpretations of instantly recognizable hits of some of the most popular music ever recorded.

From THE CARPENTERS Close To You to ABBA’s Dancing Queen… and The MAMAS AND PAPAS’ California Dreaming to the 5th DIMENSION’s Up Up And Away you’ll enjoy non-stop hits, colourful choreography and informative and humorous banter. For everyone who remembers this music, it’s a return to rich harmonies and relatable songs. For anyone who simply loves great pop music and amazing vocal blends, this is a show not to be missed.

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