No tickets needed. Admission is FREE!
Hosted at the Whistling Sisters Brewery & Fermentery, on the corner of corner of Ghuznee & Taranaki St.
Our exciting line-up features soulful Wellington musicians, who each have their own style and taste and all exude strength and extraordinary talent. We're proud to welcome them to the family!
SOUS LA LUNE
‘Sous la Lune’ psychedelic calypso trio features legacy members of Wellington’s own ‘Dirty One Night Bands’ - the eleven fingered Tyson - ‘Tarantula Hands’ - Smith, the ever-levitating Bridget Kelly And Hannah ‘Tropicana rainbow sparkle unicorn pineapple fairy’ Fraser. Think fun, think magic, think music. Don’t think!
Rubita, the stage name for singer/songwriter Rachel Kibblewhite, infuses her sweet and sparkling indie pop with sultry, tropical melodies channelling the likes of Zero 7, Kimbra and Nancy Sinatra.
Kim Bonnington has firmly established herself in the Wellington folk and country music scene as the girl with the golden country voice. For the last four years she has toured NZ as part of the duo Kim and Dusty, tantalizing audiences with close knit harmonies that grab the notes and gnaw at them till the last heart gasp. In 2016 she released and toured her self titled debut EP of which Second Hand news noted: “The songs sound like ones that we’ve heard before, or definitely should have, a testament to Kim’s work with numerous bands and her ability to craft songs that sound like classics”.
Tara Zali is an innovative, powerhouse vocalist, musician and writer. With strong roots in jazz, graduating with a jazz degree, Tara then moved to Melbourne where she initially worked as a full time street performer. From street performing she was discovered and flown to Sydney, New York, Sweden and Norway working as a professional songwriter, signing with BMG and the late and great Helmut Fest. Tara is now writing and self-producing new material for her solo project. She will be performing a range of covers, standards and original material with her signature red telecaster and introducing some lush electronic vibes as the night progresses.
CLARE CHRISTIAN & JEEP ROAD
Clare has worked for many years in the music industry both in her homeland New Zealand, and in London. She has consistently worked with New Zealand’s finest musicians covering many genres including Jazz, Rock, Blues, Folk and contemporary popular songs.
Jeep Road comprises of;
Joe Callwood. Electric and acoustic guitar and backing vocals. Joe is a vastly talented and versatile guitarist/arranger who also works with much respected band ‘Little Bushmen’. Joe is rated as one of the best in the business. (Clare and Joe often work as a duo.)
Tom Callwood. Double and electric Bass and backing vocals. Tom (Joe's brother) works with internationally renowned band Phoenix Foundation.
Gabe Davidson. Dynamic sax player, percussionist and backing vocalist. Played with several bands in Wellington and The Red Eyes in Melbourne for several years. Currently working with Joe Callwood in Swagman.
Rick Cranson. Brilliant drummer who works many of New Zealand’s top bands.
MAMAZITA - KARLEIGH O'CONNOR
Usually seen performing with her band Mamazita, Karleigh picks up the guitar to bring us stripped back acoustic renditions of some of her favourite soulful covers and originals.
Eva Prowse writes and performs retro-future indie, folk, and pop using of lush, pure vocals, synthesisers and samples, violins and guitars. Her latest album, Humid Nights, is a MIDI-pop album inspired by growing up in the 80s, 90s and today, drunken fights in hot countries, small towns and big cities, bad decisions and The Spice Girls. In NZ, she is probably best known for performing with NZ super-group Fly My Pretties, performing at the Byron Bay Blues Fest and featuring on their two live albums – 2009’s A Story and 2011’s Fly My Pretties IV.