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MUSIC | ARTS | CULTURE

Friday 16 August
THE PORTLAND PUBLIC HOUSE | 9.30pm | R18 | Free
The Rocking Roller-Coasters LIVE at Porties – Back once again to bring the hits of the 50s and 60s to the good people of Kingsland. No door charge!

PONSONBY SOCIAL CLUB | 9pm | R18 | Free
Smokey Barrack, T.Rice & Grantis

ANTE SOCIAL CLUB | 9pm | R18 | Free
Yam Jams

CASSETTE NINE | 10pm | R18 | $5 before 11pm, $10 after
WUK It UP ft Riddim Cartel (WGTN), BANTY GYAL, AND1 + AZBO – Bringing his own blend of Dancehall remixes and original bangers we are super excited to introduce our August headliner.

Saturday 17 August
LEIGH SAWMILL CAFE | 7pm | R18 | $10 before 10.30pm – $15 thereafter (door sales only)
Sawmill Selaktaz Mid Winter Knees up – 90’s Hip Hop party at the mill! – TDK, Normski, Zane:Tee, The Beat Wrangler, MC Jay Dubs. The realness in full effect with live soul, funk and hip hop.

CASSETTE NINE | 9pm | R18 | RSVP for free entry before 11pm otherwise $5 before 11pm $10 after*
The Kick On: August – Featuring some of the finest local talent you can feast your eyes on, we have a treat for you. From the housey styles out the front the dark echoes screaming from the back there’s something in it for everybody.

PONSONBY SOCIAL CLUB | 9pm | R18 | Free
Djs Manuel Bundy & Andy Jv

ANTE SOCIAL CLUB | 9pm | R18 | Free
Rob Warner

Sunday 18 August
PONSONBY SOCIAL CLUB | 9pm | R18 | Free
Good Domingos with Latin Club Djs & guests

Monday 19 August
OMAC – Ōtara Music Arts Centre | 9am | All ages | Free
Stand Up Stand Out –  Semi Finals 2019 – Auckland’s premier secondary school music and dance competition.

Tuesday 20 August
THE PORTLAND PUBLIC HOUSE | 8pm | R18 | Free
Portland Open Mic w. Ema Barton – Portland’s favourite day of the week is back to deliver a great night of Open Mic glory. We have a lovely community of local acts and newcomers are always welcome. Pre Booking is recommended as these nights are popular! PM through the Portland Open Mic fb page or txt Ema on 0212322593 to book a slot.

Wednesday 21 August
PONSONBY SOCIAL CLUB | 9pm | R18 | Free
Wednesday Society with Bobby Brazuka & Andy Jv

Thursday 22 August
PONSONBY SOCIAL CLUB | 9pm | R18 | Free
Occupational Therapy with ILL Baz & TDK

ANTE SOCIAL CLUB | 9pm | R18 | Free
Dj Phoebe Falconer & Matt Pony

Friday 23 August
PONSONBY SOCIAL CLUB | 9pm | R18 | Free
ILL Baz & Crew

ANTE SOCIAL CLUB | 9pm | R18 | Free
Andy Vann

POWERSTATION | 8pm | R18 | $59.95*
Jordan Rakei – Origin Tour // Auckland – Soulful, intimate and expansive all at once, Jordan Rakei’s third album, “Origin”, cuts straight to the point, in every sense of the word. The melodies are brighter, the sound is bigger and the vision behind it more finely-tuned. *Tickets from aaaticketing.co.nz

Saturday 24 August
THE PORTLAND PUBLIC HOUSE | 9pm | R18 | Free
Bloody Big Birthday Blowout with Te Huhu & SANG +DJs – It’s my bloody big birthday blowout featuring Te Huhu and SANG and some of our favourite records at Portland Public House on August 24. We hope to see you there.

POWERSTATION | 8pm | R18 | $48*
Avantdale Bowling Club Live At The Powerstation ***Sold Out*** – To mark one year since its release, Tom Scott’s Avantdale Bowling Club announces a headline date at Auckland’s iconic Powerstation. *Tickets from aaaticketing.co.nz

PONSONBY SOCIAL CLUB | 9pm | R18 | Free
Djs Che Fu & GARETHXMF

ANTE SOCIAL CLUB | 9pm | R18 | Free
Selknam

Sunday 25 August
THE PORTLAND PUBLIC HOUSE | 9pm | R18 | Free
Bloody Big Birthday Blowout with Te Huhu & SANG +DJs – It’s my b

PONSONBY SOCIAL CLUB | 9pm | R18 | Free
Good Domingos with Latin Club Djs & guests

Wednesday 28 August
THE PORTLAND PUBLIC HOUSE | 8pm | R18 | Free
Beats By Bingo – On the last Wednesday of the month Base FM DJ ‘Tido’ brings the beats by bingo! Join him for cocktails, seat dancing, sing alongs and even some giggles. free to play and prizes up for grabs!

PONSONBY SOCIAL CLUB | 9pm | R18 | Free
Wednesday Society with Bobby Brazuka & TDK

Thursday 29 August
THE PORTLAND PUBLIC HOUSE | 9pm | R18 | Free
The Stoop | Taste of Base at Portland Public House – Thanks to Ora Ale, Base FM DJs and friends will tackle a selected genre of music while you enjoy drink specials and FREE ENTRY in the always welcoming surrounds of The Portland Public House. This month we got * The Stoop (Dj Oaariki and El Trendelino) in the House from 9PM.

PONSONBY SOCIAL CLUB | 9pm | R18 | Free
Occupational Therapy with ILL Baz & TDK

ANTE SOCIAL CLUB | 9pm | R18 | Free
Dj Phoebe Falconer & Matt Pony

Friday 30 August
THE PORTLAND PUBLIC HOUSE | 8pm | R18 | Free
Cypher Re-Launch – Fusing together a passion for live performance and music artistry DJ Exile brings together a platform of talented musicians of all walks of life, Exile aims to bring a positive and uplifting ethos into the Hip Hop culture of the underground music scene. Line up – Alpha, Raw Thawt, Dez-Ryder, M.I.A (Maori In Action) – Norty North Movement, Blaq Alex, Qualen Mathley.

PONSONBY SOCIAL CLUB | 9pm | R18 | Free
ILL Baz & Crew

ANTE SOCIAL CLUB | 9pm | R18 | Free
Incognito

POWERSTATION | 8pm | R18 | $59.95*
Jordan Rakei – Origin Tour // Auckland – Soulful, intimate and expansive all at once, Jordan Rakei’s third album, “Origin”, cuts straight to the point, in every sense of the word. The melodies are brighter, the sound is bigger and the vision behind it more finely-tuned. *Tickets from aaaticketing.co.nz

ROUNDHEAD STUDIOS | 9am | R18 | $109*
Going Global Music Summit 2019 – The two-day GOING GLOBAL MUSIC SUMMIT is a gateway for any local artist, manager, publicist, A&R, producer, music writer, record label and venue manager to connect with, question and hear ideas from some of the music industry’s most relevant and forward-thinking superstars from around the world. *Tickets from eventbrite.co.nz

Saturday 31 August
ROUNDHEAD STUDIOS | 9am | R18 | $109*
Going Global Music Summit 2019 – The two-day GOING GLOBAL MUSIC SUMMIT is a gateway for any local artist, manager, publicist, A&R, producer, music writer, record label and venue manager to connect with, question and hear ideas from some of the music industry’s most relevant and forward-thinking superstars from around the world. *Tickets from eventbrite.co.nz

WHAMMY BAR, WINE CELLAR, BACKROOM | 6.30pm | R18 | $20*
Going Global Presents 2019 (Artists’ Showcase) – The two-day Going Global Music Summit conference culminates on Saturday night at three of Auckland’s most vibrant music venues; Wine Cellar, Backroom and Whammy! Bar. A handpicked New Zealand music festival experience will showcase New Zealand’s next big thing to fans, industry, and international tastemakers. *Tickets from undertheradar.co.nz

THE PORTLAND PUBLIC HOUSE | 8pm | R18 | Free
Model Train Wreck & Daniel Armstrong and the Monsoons – Indie-pop with Model Train Wreck. Surf rock with Daniel Armstrong and the Monsoons.

PONSONBY SOCIAL CLUB | 9pm | R18 | Free
Djs Hudge & Marjorie Sinclair

ANTE SOCIAL CLUB | 9pm | R18 | Free
Selknam

Saturday 14 September
Vodafone Events Centre, Manukau | 3pm-6.30pm | All ages | Free
Stand Up Stand Out – Band heat 2019 – An exceptional day of talent and energy as musicians and dancers from Auckland secondary schools take the spotlight in the final round of Stand Up Stand Out (SUSO) 2019, Auckland’s very own music and dance competition for youth. Best of all, it’s Free entry! Doors open at 2.30pm, Performances: 3 – 6.15pm, Special guest performance: 6.15pm, Winners announced: 6.30pm

2 – 12 October
Tempo Dance Fesival – Tempo Dance Festival is Aotearoa’s only pan-genre dance festival, championing and celebrating Tāmaki Makaurau’s rich, unique, and diverse dance culture. In 2019, they will take over Auckland’s Aotea Arts Quarter from October 2 – 13, with events at Q Theatre, Basement Theatre and more! To learn more about the events, how to book tickets, and how to get involved, visit tempo.co.nz.