Auckland Jazz and Blues Club. Pt Chevallier RSA Gt North Rd Pt Chevallier Auckland. Postal Address: P.O. Box 7614 Wellesley St PO Auckland. Tel: 094264392 [contact: MIke Walker. Entry is free. There is a different band performing each week with a mixture of dixieland, modern, big band and jazz vocals music.]
Cause Celebre. High Street, Auckland Tel: 303-1336 [ Mgr: Garrett][Events include live funk-jazz groups every Friday night after midnight. One of Auckland's longest standing jazz venues, celebre caters more to fusion styles and features
bands including The New Loungehead, Slamfunk, Joel Haines and others. A very late night venue!
Creative Jazz Club Aotearoa. 121 Cafe, Ponsonby Road, Ponsonby, Auckland. Skype: mark.robinson.newzealand [Contact: Mark Robinson. About CJC Creative Jazz Club Aotearoa
CJC is a new artist-based initiative whose aims are to create an environment where musicians can perform and grow their creative projects through weekly performances. Each week features a fresh act from Auckland's creative hub followed by a jam session to mingle, hear and meet other musicians.]
Deschler's. 17 High Street, Auckland. Tel: 379-6811. [Mgr: Frances Marny][Events include live local jazz every Monday (8:30pm),Wednesday (8:30pm) and Saturday (10pm). Deschlers is an inner city bar which features a range of local jazz groups
including Blue Train, Brian Smith, Jason Jones, Frank Gibson Jr, Mark de Clive-Lowe, the Latin Jazz Ensemble, Go Blow, Straight Up and others. Very busy on the Saturdays and quieter on Mondays and Wednesdays.
The Crib. 151 - Ponsonby Road - Ponsonby; Auckland. Tel: 09 376 8931 fax: 64 9 0210474213. [Contact: Sergio Amaral. First week and third week jazz night at the crib bar. Special drink and food available from 7:30]
The Jazz Palace. 25 Lake Road. Devonport. Tel: 094460501
Fax: 094458246 [contact: Zaine Mikkelson and Paul Maurice. Indoor outdoor 7pm until late. Jazz, funk, hiphop etc. Good food and wine available,bar kitchen]
Lolabar. 212 Ponsonby Road. Auckland. Tel: +64936 00 396 Fax: +64936 00 396
[contact: Lee Wilkinson/Sebastian Mroszewski. Open 7 days a week from 5pm to late.
Live Jazz and Soul music from Thursdays through to Sundays from 8pm. Soul/Bossa Nova on Thursdays
Funk and Acid Jazz on Fridays Live Saxophone on Saturday]
Largo on Lorne. 246 Lorne St Dymocks Tower Building. 246 Queen St, Auckland. Tel: 09 368 1755
Fax: 09 368 1765 [Contact: Chris Wallace. Jazz and Blues Club with all styles jazz an blues plus fusion of rock funk soul R&B with open stage on saturdays from 4pm-8pm open 4pm Mon-Sat till late
no set live music nite check with venue poss live music any nite open]
London Bar. Civic Tavern, cnr Queen & Wellesley Streets, Auckland. [Events include live jazz Friday and Saturday nights. Well known pianist Phil Broadhurst hosts the london bar's jazz music with a regular rhythm section and guest horn players and vocalists.]
Manawatu Jazz Society. P.O.Box 78-094. Grey Lynn, Auckland.
Tel: 64 9 376 2552 Fax: 64 9 376 4336 [contact: Rodger Fox. Runs monthly meetings featuring bands from the local area. Organisers the Manawatu Jazz Festival last week of May first weekend in June (Queens Birthday Holiday weekend) each year]
Temple. 486 Queen St, Auckland. Tel: +649-377-4866
Fax = +649-377-4866 [contact: Karen Q Temple. Jazz Jammin'
at the Temple. last 2 Tuesdays of every month 9pm to midnight. Jazz Jammin' is an evening for jazz musicians and appreciators. Guest musicians are invited to join in. There is a door charge of $5 which includes a free drink. Players will have no admission charge and be entitled to staff rate drinks on the night that they are playing ($3 NZ beers, regular spirits and house wine)]
Hagley Jazz Club. Southern Blues Bar. 198 Madras St. Tel: (03) 365 1654. [Hagley Jazz welcomes players of all abilities to join and play a variety of styles. We meet Wednesdays at the Southern Blues Bar, Madras Street.]
Nelson Jazz Club. The Vic Mac's Brewbar. 281 Trafalgar St. Nelson. Tel: (03)5487631 - Fax: (03)5487631 [contact: Kevin Hannah. The Nelson Jazz Club presents all styles every Tuesday night]
Manawatu Jazz Club (Inc). P.O. Box 1362. Tel: 64 6 3585883 [contact: President - David Edge. Gigs on the second Sunday of every month, usually at the Masonic Hotel in Palmerston North, featuring local and regional groups performing all styles of jazz/blues. Visitors always welcome]
The Sandbar. The Esplanade. Tel: +64 04 2338202 Fax: +64 233 2222 [contact: Music Director -Kevin Clark. Restaurant-bar-food and drinks-great acoustics. Live jazz 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month. Trio with guest artist. High energy jazz and Latin]
Queenstown Jazz Club. PO Box 167. Queenstown, Otago
Tel: 64 03 442 1211 [contact: Peter Doyle]
Rotorua Jazz Club. 9 Mahana Place, Rotorua. Tel: +64 73479 438 Fax: +63 343 5507 [Contact: Dave Cown. The Rotorua Jazz Club is a non-profit organisation with around 250 members. Meetings are on the first Sunday of the month at the Rotorua Racing Club.]
Wellington Jazz Club. Tel: 04 566 2458 [Contact: Chris Caudwell. The Wellington Jazz Club meets monthly, usually (but not always) on the third Sunday of the month at the Loaded Hog Ballroom upstairs above the Loaded Hog Bar near Queens Wharf Gates on the Wellington Waterfront.
Meetings are open to the public and begin at 5pm.
The meetings feature exciting jazz with bar and meal service available. There is a variety of seating, most of which is at tables. There is a lift for easy access. Come early. Attendance is increasing rapidly.
The Loaded Hog is situated in the Queens wharf area on the Wellington Waterfront, to the north of the Shed 5 restaurant. It is surrounded by a pay and display carpark so parking is easy.
If you wish to avoid the $6.00 weekend parking charge there should be free parking in the nearby streets on a Sunday evening.
The ballroom is a marvellous old style venue magnificently equipped with bar. Full meals and snacks will be available. It is on the first floor with access from the city side of the building. There is a lift available. Admission for non-members is $15.00 & Students $7.50]
Northern Jazz Society. 31b fifth Avenue, Tel: 649 4383440 [contact: Maurice Lloyd. Varying styles of jazz, with a leaning towards traditonal. Meets on the first Sunday of the month at 2 pm at the Northland Club in Posrwini Avenue]