The Cattle Stops
Thursday 28th December
7pm entry by donation - bookings recommended
The Cattle Stops continue their monthly residency at the RSC. These guys know how to show the crowd a seriously good time with their blend classic blues, swing and jazz originals all spiced with a heavy dose of wit and good hearted humour. Get on down and check them out on the last Thursday of EVERY MONTH at the RSC. Bookings recommended. Call 04 299 1658 now
Holiday season spectacular!!!
Live blues, soul, gospel and pop
Friday 22 Dec 7:30pm - Entry by Koha
Hometown heroes - A Small Victory - return to the RSC Friday the 22nd December for an evening of soul, blues, gospel and even a little pop thrown in for good measure. Always out to entertain and all individually incredibly talented in their own right, when they come together, A Small Victory always bring the goods and last time packed the RSC out so book the baby sitter now and get in early to book your seat or do whatever else it takes to catch them.
Bookings are essential - Call Now
4 Singers & a Poet
A Fundraising Concert
This sunday at the RSC sees the coming together of some locally and internationally recognised talents such as Christine White, Nigel Patterson, Holly Jane Ewens & the formidable Jeff Simmons. All these artists are performing for the truly worthy cause of generating funds for NZ's own poetry maestro Lindsay Rabbit, as he sets of to tour Scotland and Ireland to collect stories for his family memoir. Please come and join us for the unique occasion and don't forget folks the Koha tin will be doing the rounds on the afternoon so please give generously :) see you there xxxxx
iconic NZ musicians pianist/trumpeter Kevin Clark of Plimmerton and vocalist Fran Barton
On Friday 23rd of June at 7.30pm The Raumati Social Club in Poplar Avenue will host iconic NZ musicians pianist/trumpeter Kevin Clark of Plimmerton and vocalist Fran Barton. They have worked together for 45 years in radio, television shows, live performances, festivals, recording five albums over the years, two of which have won the NZ TUI Award for Best Jazz Album of the Year and one was a finalist. Aaron Stewart joins them on bass.
The group plays an entertaining and at times unpredictable range of music, from Ragtime through New Orleans styles, boogie woogie, retro swing, be-bop and the humorous side of jazz repertoire. To book call 04 299 1658.
Wellingtons own Country & Bluegrass Songstress
Returns to the RSC this Friday Night
Armed with both her trusty 6 string and her stunning voice, both nationally and internationally acclaimed country and bluegrass artist, Kim Bonnington, returns to perform at the RSC this friday from 7:30pm. Bookings are essential for this one folks so call or email now to reserve a spot.
Coastal Comedy Is Back......
and this time it's personal!
Back by popular demand, Coastal Comedy returns to the RSC this Thursday for another evening of belly laughs and nervous puppy wees. Those in the know book early as missing out is for suckers and people that want to be cold and lonely. See you there folks....
Friday Night Soul Shakedown
with local blues and soul champion
(warning : this photo may or may not contain traces of Dan Green)
Get along to catch the sweet voice and sublime guitar skills of Dan Green on friday 26th of June at the RSC from 7pm-9pm. Entry is by Koha and the good vibes are on the house.
EMILY FAIRLIGHT & TOM WATSON
Live folk, americana and bluesy ballads
Entry by Koha - 7pm
Since releasing her Debut album 7 years ago Emily has toured NZ, Australia and the USA promoting her beautiful vocals and songwriting skills. With her blend of folk, country and haunting vocals Emily will be performing at the RSC for her final NZ show before heading to Austin, Texas to record her next album. Be sure not to miss her this Friday. Opening for her this Friday will be the mighty Tom Watson (Cassette, Head like a Hole) who will bring his own take on the genre. This is a must see double header and NO DOOR CHARGE??
Can you believe it? See you there xxx
Award Winning Celtic Duo return to the RSC
- $15 tickets -
Bookings are Essential
Friday 10th March sees the return of Gillian Boucher and Bob McNeill to the RSC, bringing with them their otherwordly celtic inspired show that is guaranteed to whisk you away to another time and place. Individually, these guys are absolutely world class musicians that posess virtuoso playing abitlities and when they come together something truly special takes place, so be sure to reserve your spot now as this one will sell out fast.
Funk, soul, hiphop and heart
Devon Welch is a singer/songwriter based on the Kapiti Coast of New Zealand. His soulful vocals are complemented by his guitar with added hiphop flavours. Get along this sunday to witness the fitness as Devon shares his gift with us at the RSC as part of this long weekends waitangi day celebrations. No bookings required for this one. Just get your butts down there and start shaking them as soon as possible. Peace
The Bollands - Folk, Blues and Electronica
Direct from Hong Kong to Raumati South
Always on the road, New Zealand folk duo, The Bollands, have been singing their infectious foot stomping folk songs since 2011. With their love of travel, music, good friends & fine wine, they have gained a reputation for their passion-filled live shows and heartfelt folk tunes. Their energetic music stems from their upbringing in the folk and roots music scenes in small towns and folk clubs throughout New Zealand. Christian, a hairy folk singer, met Joyce, the not so hairy pianist, at a campfire jam on a remote beach in their home country, New Zealand. They clicked instantly. Since that fate-filled night, they have been playing their passion-filled songs on the road throughout the world. For the past few years Joyce and Christian have been based in Hong Kong touring constantly. Get along this weekend to catch them live at the RSC for this long-weekend music special. Bookings essential
Bodhi Vincent Book Launch
"Travels in Samsara"
Entry by Koha
Come along on Sunday the 11th to celebrate with accomplished NZ artist and sculptor - Bodhi Vincent - as he shares tales of his existence so far and purchase a signed copy of his new book. Also featuring live music performances from local talent.
Live Folk, Blues & Dream Pop
Fraser Ross & Special Guests
7:30pm Entry By Koha
Come along this friday night to join us for an intimate evening of song with the incredibly talented Fraser Ross. This Wellington based gypsy-folk extraordinaire has recently relocated from several years in Glascow to return to the shaky shores of NZ and has been touring the country since his return. Ross's live set really showcases his unique story telling abilities through the beauty of his simple, visceral imagery with steady and sincere vocals. His music, which has traditional folk roots, has a wonderful way of breaking free from genre to mingle with a variety of different styles so get along this friday to catch him performing at the RSC.
Aussie Double Header
$20 tickets on sale now and selling fast
Two of Australias brightest stars in folk, blues and story-telling are coming to join us at the RSC for an evening of song. Individually these guys have made a real name for themselves, touring internationally and at home, and as a result grown a loyal legion of fans due to their immense talents. Both of these gents have performed to full houses at the RSC and this time will be no exception. Book now and get amongst it!!!
KIM & DUSTY
LIVE @ THE RSC
Friday 14th October 7:30pm
ENTRY BY DONATION
This Friday sees the return of the fantastic Wellington based Country Folk Duo Kim Bonnington and Cameron Dusty live at Raumati Social Club. With their blend of folk, country and bluegrass, these guys blend old school vocal harmonies with outstanding musicianship to guarantee a killer show show everytime they come to the RSC. Get along, lil' dawgy.
BOOKINGS RECOMMENDED FOR DINING - 04 299 1658
Soul, blues, pop and all things fanstastic
entry by koha - no bookings
Join us for an intimate afternoon of music this sunday with local musician Brendon Mercer. With the ability to not only write great tunes himself, but to take some of the greats we all know and love and make them his own, Brendon has been playing the NZ scene for a while now forging a name for himself as a well loved entertainer and artist. Be sure to get along this sunday to see whats on offer and enjoy a beverage in the sun while listening to the sweet tones Brendon will be bringing with him. See you there