Presented by Capital Blues Inc.

Mel Stevenson are an award-winning teenage horn-driven, long-haired, funk band from Wellington. Their ages range from 14 to 17 years old. They have a growing reputation in the Wellington music scene, and are Cuba street regulars where they draw huge crowds of 120+ busking every Friday.

Playing a mixture of originals and re-made covers, they have won best band and best instrumentalist prizes at competitions across the country and have played shows at the Tauranga National Jazz Festival and Gardens Magic.

Get ready to dance!



Jack Hackett's

Centred in the heart of Wellington, Jack Hackett's (Formerly Five Stags) is your local Irish bar. Live bands, good craic, stout and great food. Join us on Tuesdays for our famous quiz nights, or rock up on Friday's for our Happy Hour.