Live Music Venues

The table below lists New Zealand music venues which host live events.
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Venue Name
Address
Town/City
Phone
Link
Ashburton Trust Event Centre211A Wills StreetAshburton03 307 2010http://www.ateventcentre.co.nz/
1885 Britomart27 Galway Street, Central CityAuckland09 551 3100http://www.1885.co.nz/
Aotea Centre50 Mayoral Drive, Central CityAuckland09 309 2677https://www.aucklandlive.co.nz/venue/aotea-centre
Aotea Square @ Aotea CentreQueen Street, Central CityAuckland09 309 2677https://www.aucklandlive.co.nz/venue/aotea-centre
Auckland Town Hall @ Aotea Centre303 Queen Street, Central CityAuckland09 309 2677https://www.aucklandlive.co.nz/concert-chamber
Cassette Nine9 Vulcan Lane, Central CityAuckland09 366 0196http://www.cassettenine.com/
Civic Theatre @ Aotea CentreCnr Queen and Wellesley Streets, Central CityAuckland09 309 2677https://www.aucklandlive.co.nz/venue/aotea-centre
Deep Creek Brews & Eats111 Clyde Road, Browns BayAuckland09 479 6665http://deepcreekbrewbar.co.nz/
Dead Witch @ Ding Dong Lounge26 Wyndham StreetAucklandhttp://www.dingdongloungenz.com/
Ding Dong Lounge26 Wyndham StreetAucklandhttp://www.dingdongloungenz.com/
Ellen Melville Centre1 Freyberg Place, Central CityAuckland09 379 2030http://ellenmelvillecentre.org.nz/
Freida Margolis440 Richmond Road, Grey LynnAuckland09 378 6625https://www.facebook.com/FreidaMargolis
Galatos17 Galatos Street, Central CityAuckland09 303 3148https://galatos.co.nz/
Hopetoun Alpha19 Beresford SquareAuckland021 938 995 (Ellie)https://www.hopetounalpha.com/
Kiri Te Kanawa Theatre @ Aotea Centre50 Mayoral Drive, Central CityAuckland09 309 2677https://www.aucklandlive.co.nz/venue/aotea-centre
Neck of the Woods155B Karangahape RoadAuckland09 320 5221http://www.neckofthewoods.co.nz/
Q Theatre305 Queen StreetAuckland09 309 9771http://www.qtheatre.co.nz/
Spark Arena42 Mahuhu CrescentAuckland09 358 1250https://www.sparkarena.co.nz/
St James Theatre Auckland312 Queen Street, Central CityAuckland09 377 7661
Studio340 Karangahape Road, Central CityAuckland09 358 0994http://www.studiovenue.co.nz/
Tabac6 Mills Lane, Central CityAuckland09 366 1232http://www.tabac.co.nz/
The Depot Artspace28 Clarence Street, DevonportAuckland09 963 2331http://depotartspace.co.nz/
The Dogs Bollix Irish Bar2 Newton Road, Central CityAuckland09 378 1845https://www.dogsbollix.co.nz/
The Great South Pacific Tuning Fork42 Mahuhu CrescentAuckland09 358 1250http://www.tuningfork.co.nz/
The Thirsty Dog469 Karangahape Road, PonsonbyAuckland09 377 9190https://the-thirsty-dog-tavern-café.business.site
Whammy Bar @ St Kevins Arcade183 Karangahape Road, Central CityAucklandhttps://www.facebook.com/thewhammybar
Wine Cellar @ St Kevins Arcade183 Karangahape Road, Central CityAucklandhttps://the-wine-cellar-live-music-venue.business.site
Zeal Waitakere20 Alderman Drive, HendersonAuckland0800 FIND ZEALhttps://zeal.nz/westauckland
ASB Theatre163 Arthur StreetBlenheim03 520 8558
12 Bar342 St Asaph Street, Central CityChristchurch03 260 0333https://12bar.co.nz/
A Rolling Stone579 Colombo StreetChristchurch03 377 4787
Blue Smoke3 Garlands Road, WoolstonChristchurch03 288 0543http://www.bluesmoke.co.nz
Christchurch Town Hall86 Kilmore StreetChristchurch03 366 8899https://www.vbase.co.nz/venues/christchurch-town-hall
Club Tavern441 Colombo StreetChristchurch03 961 1685
Dark Room336 St Asaph StreetChristchurch(03) 974 2425http://darkroom.bar/
Isaac Theatre Royal Christchurch145 Gloucester StreetChristchurch03 366 6326http://www.isaactheatreroyal.co.nz/
James Hay Theatre86 Kilmore StreetChristchurch03 366 8899https://www.vbase.co.nz/venues/christchurch-town-hall
Micky Finn's85A Hereford StreetChristchurch03 366 2593
Space Academy371 St Asaph StreetChristchurch
The Bedford2 Waterman Place, FerrymeadChristchurch03 374 9988https://www.facebook.com/thebedfordbar
The Embankment Tavern181 Ferry Road, LinwoodChristchurch03 379 3760
The Piano156 Armagh StreetChristchurch03 377 5000https://thepiano.nz/
Winnie Bagoes City40 Welles StreetChristchurch03 366 6315http://www.winniebagoes.co.nz/
Winnie Bagoes Ferrymead2 Waterman Place, FerrymeadChristchurch03 376 4900http://www.winniebagoes.co.nz/
DiveLevel 1, 354 Great King StreetDunedinhttps://www.divevenue.com/
50 Dundas50 Dundas StreetDunedinhttp://www.nefc.org.nz/
Crown Hotel179 Rattray StreetDunedin03 477 0132https://www.facebook.com/TheCrownHotelDunedin/
Dog With Two Tails25 Moray PlaceDunedin03 477 4188https://www.dogwithtwotails.co.nz
Dunedin Town Hall @ Dunedin Centre1 Harrop StreetDunedin0800 246 464https://dunedinvenues.co.nz/venue-hire/dunedin-centre/dunedin-town-hall/
Forsyth Barr Stadium130 Anzac AvenueDunedin0800 246 464http://www.forsythbarrstadium.co.nz/
Glenroy Auditorium @ Dunedin Centre1 Harrop StreetDunedin0800 246 464https://dunedinvenues.co.nz/venue-hire/dunedin-centre/glenroy-auditorium
Regent Theatre Dunedin17 The OctagonDunedin03 477 8597http://www.regenttheatre.co.nz/
The Captain Cook Hotel354 Great King StreetDunedin03 777 3603https://www.thecook.nz/
U-BarUnderground, University Of Otago, 640 Cumberland StreetDunedin03 479 5334http://www.otago.ac.nz/
The Powerstation33 Mt Eden Road, Eden TerraceAucklandhttp://www.powerstation.net.nz/
Logan Campbell Centre217 Greenlane WestEpsom09 630 3350https://asbshowgrounds.co.nz/venue/logan-campbell-centre/
Dome CinemaChilders Road & Customhouse StreetGisborne027 590 2117http://www.domecinema.co.nz/
Smash Palace Bar24 Banks StreetGisborne06 867 7769https://www.smashpalacebar.com/
Eventfinda StadiumCnr Silverfield and Argus Places, Wairau ValleyGlenfield09 443 8199https://www.eventfindastadium.co.nz/
Franks115 Mackay StreetGreymouth03 768 9075
Altitude30 Alexandra StreetHamilton07 838 2221http://www.altitude.net.nz/
Biddy Mulligan's Irish Pub17B Hood StreetHamilton07 834 2228https://www.biddyshamilton.co.nz/
Clarence Street Theatre59 Clarence StreetHamilton07 839 6517
Globox Arena (Formerly Claudelands)Cnr Brooklyn Road and Heaphy Terrace, ClaudelandsHamilton07 929 3000https://claudelands.co.nz
Founders Memorial Theatre221 Tristram StreetHamilton07 929 3000http://www.founderstheatre.co.nz/
Gravity Bar30 Alexandra StreetHamilton07 838 2221http://www.altitude.net.nz/
Mystery CreekGate 2, 125 Mystery Creek Road, OhaupoHamilton07 843 4497http://www.mysterycreek.co.nz/
Nivara LoungeBasement, 266 Victoria StreetHamilton07 838 0306https://www.nivaralounge.com/
The Meteor1 Victoria StreetHamilton027 529 4470http://themeteor.co.nz/
Ward Lane Function Centre19 Ward LaneHamilton07 834 2377
Zeal Hamilton9 Ward LaneHamilton0800 FIND ZEALhttps://zeal.nz/hamilton
Common Room227-229 Heretaunga Street EastHastings027 656 8959https://commonroom2017.wordpress.com/
Black Barn Vineyards Amphitheatre and BistroBlack Barn Road, RD 12Havelock North06 877 7985http://www.blackbarn.com/
The Trusts Arena65-67 Central Park DriveHenderson09 970 5200
Stadium SouthlandSurrey Park, Isabella StreetInvercargill03 219 9310
Tillermans Cafe Bar & Music Lounge Venue16 Don StreetInvercargill0274 822 677https://www.facebook.com/pg/tillermans
Strawberry Tree21 West EndKaikoura03 319 6451https://www.facebook.com/StrawberryTreeKaikoura/
Zeal Kapiti132 Rimu RoadKapiti0800 FIND ZEALhttps://zeal.nz/kapiti
The Portland Public House463 New North RoadKingsland021 108 6367http://theportlandpublichouse.co.nz/
Barfoot & Thompson Stadium203 Kohimarama RoadKohimarama09 521 0009https://www.barfootstadium.co.nz/
Kumeu Live300 Main Road, HuapaiKumeu021 922 545http://www.kumeulive.co.nz/
WunderbarAbove Supermarket, 19 London StreetLyttelton03 328 8818http://www.wunderbar.co.nz/
Mangawhai Tavern2 Moir StreetMangawhai09 431 4505http://www.mangawhaitavern.co.nz/
Vodafone Events Centre770 Great South RoadManukau City09 976 7777https://www.pacific.org.nz/
Matakana Country Park1 Omaha Flats Road, RD6Matakana Coast09 422 7437
Blue Pub Hotel2 Barkers RoadMethven03 302 8046http://www.thebluepub.co.nz/
Crystal Palace Theatre537 Mt Eden RoadMt Eden09 630 0573https://www.facebook.com/thecrystalpalacetheatre/
Totara Street11 Totara StreetMt Maunganui0800 11 22 41https://totarastreet.co.nz/
Trustpower Baypark81 Truman Lane, BayfairMt Maunganui07 577 8560https://trustpowerbaypark.co.nz/
Bats Theatre1 Kent TerraceMt Victoria04 802 4176http://www.bats.co.nz/
Cabana11 Shakespeare RoadNapier06 835 1102http://www.cabana.net.nz/
Church Road Winery & Restaurant150 Church Road, TaradaleNapier06 833 8225
Mission Estate Winery198 Church Road, TaradaleNapier06 845 9353http://www.missionestate.co.nz/
Pettigrew Green Arena480 Gloucester Street, TaradaleNapier06 845 9330
Fairfield House48 Van Diemen StreetNelson03 548 3640http://www.fairfieldnelson.org.nz/
Nelson Centre of Musical Arts48 Nile StreetNelson03 548 9477https://ncma.nz/
Neudorf Vineyards138 Neudorf Road, RD2, Upper MoutereNelson03 543 2643http://www.neudorf.co.nz/
The Boathouse326 Wakefield Quay, StepneyvilleNelson03 548 7646http://www.theboathousenelson.co.nz/
The Free House95 Collingwood StreetNelson03 548 9391http://www.thefreehouse.co.nz/
The Playhouse171 Westdale Road, RichmondNelson03 540 2985http://www.playhousecafe.co.nz/
Theatre Royal Nelson78 Rutherford StreetNelson03 548 3840
UFO10 Drury StreetNew Lynnhttps://www.facebook.com/pg/UFO-280107908705905/
Mike's Brewery Bistro186 Devon Street EastNew Plymouth027 333 0215https://www.mikesbeer.co.nz/
4th Wall Theatre11 Baring Terrace, StrandonNew Plymouth0800 484 925http://www.4thwalltheatre.co.nz/
TSB Bowl Of BrooklandsBrooklands ParkNew Plymouth06 759 6060http://www.npeventvenues.co.nz/bowl/index.php
TSB Showplace92 - 100 Devon Street WestNew Plymouth06 759 0021
Zeal Taranaki44 Cook Street, MarfellNew Plymouth0800 FIND ZEALhttps://zeal.nz/taranaki
Butlers Reef1133 Main South RoadOakura06 752 7765http://www.butlersreef.co.nz/
Grainstore Gallery9 Harbour StreetOamaru027 366 6201https://www.facebook.com/Grainstore-Gallery-1646624102245330/
Penguin ClubHarbour Street, Historic Precinct, Emulsion LaneOamaru03 434 1402http://www.thepenguinclub.co.nz/
Central Energy Trust Arena61 Pascal StreetPalmerston North06 356 1505
Regent On Broadway Theatre53 Broadway AvenuePalmerston North06 350 2100http://www.regent.co.nz/
The Royal Hotel44 Rangitikei StreetPalmerston North06 357 4887https://www.facebook.com/TheRoyalHotelPalmerston/
The Stomach - Creative Sounds Society Ltd84 Lombard StreetPalmerston North06 359 0120http://www.creativesounds.org.nz/
Willowpark Tavern820 Tremaine AvenuePalmerston North06 358 5036
Mount Smart Stadium2 Beasley AvenuePenrose09 366 2048https://www.aucklandstadiums.co.nz/our-venues/mt-smart-stadium
Le Cafe12-14 London QuayPicton03 573 5588https://www.lecafepicton.co.nz/
Ponsonby Social Club152 Ponsonby RoadPonsonby09 361 2320http://ponsonby.social/
SPQR Cafe & Bar150 Ponsonby RoadPonsonby09 360 1710http://www.spqrnz.co.nz/
Te Rauparaha Arena17 Parumoana StreetPorirua04 237 1521
Queenstown Events Centre1 Joe O'Connell Drive, off State Highway 6, FranktonQueenstown03 450 9005
Surreal7 Rees StreetQueenstown03 441 8492http://www.surrealbar.co.nz/
The World Bar Restaurant & Nightclub12 Church StreetQueenstown03 450 0008http://www.theworldbar.co.nz/
The Yot Club9 Bow StreetRaglan021 409 268https://www.facebook.com/YOTClubRaglan
Mussel Inn Bush Cafe1259 State Highway 60 Onekaka RD 2Takaka03 525 9241http://www.musselinn.co.nz/
Bruce Mason CentreCnr Hurstmere Road & The PromenadeTakapuna09 488 2940
Great Lake Centre5 Story PlaceTaupo07 376 0899
Taupo Events Centre25A AC Baths AvenueTaupo07 376 0350
Baycourt Community and Arts Centre38 Durham StreetTauranga07 577 7188http://www.baycourt.co.nz/
Chaos Entertainment Limited61 The StrandTauranga07 928 0110
Our Place91 Willow StreetTauranga027 243 7572
The Jam Factory159 17th AvenueTauranga07 571 3232http://www.theincubator.co.nz
Theatre Royal TimaruStafford StreetTimaru03 688 1149
Artworks Community Theatre127 Ocean View Road, OneroaWaiheke Island09 372 2941
Stonyridge Vineyard80 Onetangi Road, OstendWaiheke Island09 372 8822http://www.stonyridge.com/
Waihi Beach Hotel60 Wilson Road, Waihi BeachWaihi07 863 5402https://www.waihibeachhotel.co.nz/
Leigh Sawmill Cafe142 Pakiri Road, LeighWarkworth09 422 6019http://www.sawmillcafe.co.nz/
CarolineLevel 1, 1 Manners Street, Te AroWellington027 335 3653http://www.caroline.nz
Matterhorn106 Cuba StreetWellington04 384 3359
Meow9 Edward Street, Te AroWellington04 385 8883http://www.welovemeow.co.nz/
Michael Fowler Centre @ Wellington Convention Centre111 Wakefield Street, Te AroWellington04 801 4231http://www.wellingtonconventioncentre.com/
Opera House Wellington111-113 Manners Street, Te AroWellington04 801 4231https://www.venueswellington.com/venues/the-opera-house/
San Francisco BathhouseLevel 1, 171 Cuba StreetWellington04 801 6797http://www.sfbh.co.nz/
Southern Cross Garden Bar39 Abel Smith StreetWellington04 384 9085http://www.thecross.co.nz/
St James Theatre Wellington77-87 Courtenay Place, Te AroWellington04 801 4231http://www.stjames.co.nz/
Thistle Hall293 Cuba StreetWellington04 384 3088
TSB Bank ArenaQueens Wharf Jervois QuayWellington04 801 4231https://www.venueswellington.com/venues/tsb-bank-arena-and-auditorium-shed-6/
Valhalla154 Vivian StreetWellington022 052 4302https://www.facebook.com/valhallamusicvenue
Wellington Town Hall @ Wellington Convention Centre111 Wakefield StreetWellington04 801 4231
Westpac StadiumWaterloo QuayWellington04 471 0333
Zeal WellingtonJames Smith Building, Level 1, 55 Cuba StreetWellington0800 FIND ZEALhttps://zeal.nz/wellington
Western Springs StadiumStadium RoadWestern Springshttps://www.aucklandstadiums.co.nz/our-venues/mt-smart-stadium
Royal Whanganui Opera House75 St Hill StreetWhanganui06 349 0511http://www.royaloperahouse.co.nz/
Stellar Bar & Restaurant Whanganui2 Victoria AvenueWhanganui06 345 7278
Forum North7 Rust AvenueWhangarei09 430 4244
Coroglen Tavern1937 State Highway 25 RD1 WhenuakiteWhitianga07 866 3809