THE PETRICHOR ENSEMBLE
Wednesday 9 June, 7pm ・ Free・The Realm Restaurant and Bar
Playing compelling original jazz.
MIREYA RAMOS AND BAND
Wednesday 9 June, 8:30pm ・ $25・Capital Blues Club @ Jack Hackett's
With support from Carlos Navae.
THE JAZZ OF ART
9–13 June ・ Free・The Blue Belle Café
Art inspired by Jazz - featuring local and international artists
JAZZ AT VIC: NZSM BIG BAND ONE FEATURING OSCAR LAVËN
Wednesday 9 June, 7:30pm ・ Free・Victoria University Memorial Theatre
With opening act NZSM Festival Combo
Thursday 10 June, 6pm ・ Free・Long Beach Tavern
Bringing a taste of Wellington Jazz Festival to Waikanae Beach.
Thursday 10 June, 9pm ・ Koha・El Barrio
A collection of original numbers and music from Brazil, featuring the talented Julie Bevan, Nick van Dijk and Aaron Stewart.
Thursday 10 June, 9:15pm ・ $47.5–$55・Meow
Shining a fresh light on the key aspects of hard bop with a suite of original jazz for the organ quintet.
RUTH ARMISHAW SINGS LIVE AT CABLE TOP
Thursday 10 June, 5:30pm ・ Free・Cable Top Eatery
Tunes with a view. Feast your senses at Cable Top Eatery this Wellington Jazz Festival.
DUKE WELLINGTON JAZZ OCTET
Thursday 10 June, 7:30pm ・ Koha・Seatoun Bowling Club
Featuring original arrangements by Andrea Robinson.
DIRECTIONS IN JAZZ: THE HARD BOP SESSION
Thursday 10 June, 7:30pm ・ $15–$20・Lovebite
Classic hard bop repertoire of the 50s and 60s.
LITTLE BELLE QUINTET
Thursday 10 June, 8pm ・ Free・Little Beer Quarter
Laid back kinky swing lounge exotica starring Hannah Honeybee.
Thursday 10 June, 9pm ・ $10–$15・Moon
Chelsea Prastiti (Skilaa) performs contemporary jazz and free music mixed in equal measure.
JAZZ & OTHER LOVELY THINGS
Friday 11 June, 7pm ・ $15–$25・Te Raukura ki Kāpiti | Coastlands Theatre
An all-female line-up bringing stamp and sass.
DJ MARTYN PEPPERELL – AFTER MIDNIGHT
Friday 11 June, 11:59pm ・ Free・Meow
A late-night excursion through the sounds of boogie and jazz fusion.
PIP PAYNE'S BLUES & CO.
Friday 11 June, 9pm ・ Free・Capital Blues Club @ Jack Hackett's
The old masters lay it down!
THE YEABSLEY BROTHERS
Friday 11 June, 10:30pm ・ Free・Hashigo Zake
Live louche lounge-lizard legends.
THE BOY SETHTET FEATURING SETH BOY
Friday 11 June, 9pm ・ Free・Southern Cross Garden Bar Restaurant
Original compositions and arrangements showcasing blues, heart and drama.
RUTH ARMISHAW SINGS BRAZIL
Friday 11 June, 6pm ・ Koha・El Barrio
Travel to Brazil on the wings of song with Ruth Armishaw.
FERNANDO FIGUEROA (FERNANDO FEÑA)
Friday 11 June, 10pm ・ $5・El Barrio
Celebrity Chilean musician innovator, Fernando Figueroa and guests.
THE NOVELTONES LIVE - 2021 ALBUM RELEASE
Friday 11 June, 9pm ・ $15–$20・Pyramid Club
New Zealand Chamber Jazz at its finest!
Friday 11 June, 8:30pm ・ Free・The Welsh Dragon
Fun, Forthright, Friendly, Flamboyant, Funky and Fundamentally BRASS.
RISING STARS OF THE WELLINGTON MUSIC SCENE SHOWCASE
Friday 11 June, 6pm ・ Free・Capital Blues Club @ Jack Hackett's
ROGUE LATE LOUNGE: JY LEE FEAT. SECRET SPECIAL GUESTS
Friday 11 June, 11:59pm ・ Koha・The Rogue & Vagabond
SKY CANVAS + NEBULUS SLIM
Friday 11 June, 9:30pm ・ $15–$20・Moon
Lush new sounds combining jazz, neo soul and general vibey goodness.
RIMUTAKA ALL STARS DIXIE SWING BAND
Friday 11 June, 8:30pm ・ Free・Thistle Inn
New Orleans-style music you have to love.
BEN WILCOCK ALBUM RELEASE
Friday 11 June, 5:30pm ・ $20・Meow
A suite of intergalactic music inspired by the Hyperion series.
ROGUE LATE LOUNGE: SWEEP THE LEG FEAT. SECRET SPECIAL GUESTS
Saturday 12 June, 11:59pm ・ Koha・The Rogue & Vagabond
BECOMING DRAGON: A JAZZ JOURNEY
Saturday 12 June, 12pm ・ $30–$44・Te Wharewaka
Featuring Dr Frances Steinberg and the Jellyrolls (Ben Wilcock, John Rae, Patrick Bleakley and Dan Yeabsley).
MATT STEELE TRIO
Saturday 12 June, 10:30pm ・ Free・Hashigo Zake
Swinging trio led by the Melbourne-based pianist.
FRENCH IT UP!
Saturday 12 June, 7pm ・ $20・Wellington Central Baptist Church
French chansons: Edith Piaf, Jacques Brel, Charles Aznavour, Patricia Kaas...
CHICAMA LATIN JAZZ DUO
Saturday 12 June, 7pm ・ Koha・El Barrio
Acoustic Latin jazz with international recording artists Geoff Culverwell and Tippy Bevan!
SANCTUARY ALBUM RELEASE
Saturday 12 June, 5pm ・ $15–$25・City Gallery Auditorium
A new album devised within the Arthur Street Loft Orchestra series.
SUITE & MELLOW WITH HONEY BOULTON
Saturday 12 June, 4pm ・ $15–$20・Meow
Suite of original jazz for organ quintet.
Saturday 12 June, 9:30pm ・ Free・Southern Cross Garden Bar Restaurant
Finest modern-classic soul tunes for your ears and hips!
BURGER LIQUOR RUM CLUB JAZZ CLUB
Sunday 13 June, 3pm ・ Free・Burger Liquor
Featuring Dayle Jellyman Quartet.
METROPOLIS (GERMANY: 1927)
Sunday 13 June, 7pm ・ Koha・Hashigo Zake
Not-so-silent cinema with live accompaniment.
NANNY ASSIS/MAGGIE GOULD BRAZILIAN JAZZ
Sunday 13 June, 5pm ・ $27・St. Peter's on Willis
Featuring Nanny Assis, Maggie Gould, Lance Philip, Aryton Foote, Umar Zakaria.
THE JAC A GATHERING AND WALKING SPIRITS DOUBLE ALBUM RELEASE
Sunday 13 June, 5pm ・ $15–$25・City Gallery Auditorium
New music from the award-winning octet.
ROGUE CLASSIC ALBUMS LIVE: NOW HE SINGS, NOW HE SOBS
Sunday 13 June, 7:30pm ・ $10・The Rogue & Vagabond
CAPITAL CITY BIG BAND
Sunday 13 June, 2pm ・ Free・The Realm Restaurant and Bar
Contemporary Big Band Styles
SON DE CUBA
Sunday 13 June, 4:30pm ・ Free・Southern Cross Garden Bar Restaurant
100% Cuban quartet, followed by fun free follow-me salsa class with Cuban Fusion.
RED YELLOW JAZZ GROUP
Sunday 13 June, 4pm ・ Free・Sprig & Fern Tavern
Ease into Sunday afternoon with the divergent tones of the Red Yellow Jazz Group.
UMAR ZAKARIA'S JAZZ UNDERGROUND
Sunday 13 June, 8pm ・ $10–$15・Moon
Energetic improvised music with Tui-winning bassist Umar Zakaria’s newest group!
BRYN VAN VLIET QUARTET
Sunday 13 June, 4pm ・ $15–$20・Meow
Bryn van Vliet performs debut album Wanderings.
BRIDGET O'SHANASSY AND WADE REEVE
Sunday 13 June, 3pm ・ Free・JJ Murphy & Co
Music of classic and contemporary jazz singers and beyond.
MERAKI – THE MUSIC OF GREECE
Sunday 13 June, 5:30pm ・ $20・Meow
Meraki, an ensemble led by New Zealand/Greek musician Zoe Ioannou.