Discover Kāpiti's live music scene

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

Phoenix Foundation

Acoustic In the Park

Maclean Park, Marine Parade, Paraparaumu

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Bring your families and friends for an relaxing evening enjoying chilled out music by local artists in our newly renovated Maclean Park.

February 8 - Steph Casey

February 22 - Ryan Edwards and Jo Jenkins

March 7 - Zeal musicians - This is a alcohol and smoke free event brought to you by Zeal and Kāpiti Coast District Council with support from Mike and Audra - Voyle & Co Realty.

Acoustic in the park

Tuatara Presents Jordan Luck Band

Tuatara, 7 Sheffield Street, Paraparaumu

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 Tuatara is proud to announce Kiwi icons The Jordan Luck Band playing all the classic Exponents hits & more1

The Exponents had a staggering 18 Top 40 singles over the years, and Victoria was recently voted by public as the 8th greatest New Zealand song of all time. At the 2007 APRA Silver Scroll Awards on 18 September, Jordan Luck was named as the first inductee to the New Zealand Music Hall of Fame. Featuring all the crowd favourites; from Why Does Love Do This To Me to I’ll Say Goodbye, Who Loves Who The Most to Victoria, Sink Like A Stone to Whatever Happened to Tracey....and many more....this will be a party not to be missed.

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Songs and Trains at LOCO

State Highway 1,, Ōtaki

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Relax in the gorgeous gardens of LOCO Miniature Trains just North of Otaki, and enjoy local bands The Andrew London Duo, The Legal Tender Duo and guest Wayne Mason.

Andrew and Kirsten deliver their trademark repertoire of swing and satire, Legal Tender their spine-tingling vocal harmonies and country-flavoured grooves, and Wayne pops in to add some barrel-house piano to both acts.

Bring a picnic, rugs or bean bags - even a gazebo if you like. Motor-homes are welcome and can stay for $5.00 a night - call David or Simone on 06 364 6506, likewise if you'd like to pre-order a wood-fired pizza.

Please no dogs, no guns and no Eftpos.

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Songs and Trains

Marina Bloom 'Back Where We Started' Album Release Tour

Raumati Social Club, 34 Poplar Ave, Raumati South

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Marina's highly-anticipated forthcoming album ‘Back Where We Started’ is to be released early 2020.

Marina will be performing an intimate stripped-back set including brand new material from the new album as well as fan favourites including ‘Heroes’, ‘Seven Seas’ and recent singles ‘Flying’ and ‘Not Another Ballad’ – which each received accolades in the Unsigned Only & Song of the Year competitions this year.

*The Raumati Social Club concert is an All Ages Licensed venue. Children are welcome!*

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The Boss - Bruce Springsteen Tribute Show

Southward Theatre, Otaihanga Rd, Paraparaumu

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THE BOSS is a full production, kick-ass compliment of nine passionate musicians bringing alive the timeless music of Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band.

Four years in the making, 'The Boss' is tuned to perfection, bringing you a 3 hour world-class show featuring the entire 'Born In The USA' album PLUS more than twenty of The Boss's greatest hits.

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Bruce Springsteen

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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Hot Potato Band

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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Yesterday once more