Queen's Birthday Music Festival presents

BIC RUNGA - CANCELLED/POSTPONED TBA

Saturday 30 May 2020 | 8pm

The QB Festival is elated to present the iconic Bic Runga to headline the Festival. The globally renowned musician is recognised as one of New Zealand’s most loved and treasured artists. Her many accolades include being made a member of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to music in 2006 and being inducted into the New Zealand Music Hall of Fame in 2016, as well as almost every musical honour in Aotearoa, including the prestigious APRA Silver Scroll song-writing award. Bic has won the most Tuis (New Zealand Music Awards) by any individual ever at a total of twenty. She has won Best Female Vocalist four times, Best Producer three times, is a recipient of the Legacy Award, her debut album ‘Drive’ certified platinum seven times, and ‘Beautiful Collision’ certified platinum eleven times. Come and experience Bic Runga sing some of her most memorable songs. This will sell out.

Pre-theatre dining is available at Limelight Cafe. Check out their menu. Bookings are essential on 527 9436.

Gillies Group Theatre

THIS EVENT IS CANCELLED/POSTPONED TBA


JAZZ ON THE ROOFTOP - CANCELLED/POSTPONED TBA

Thursday 28 May 2020 | 5.30pm - 7.30pm

Snuggle into rugs and cuddle close to the fires and listen to the fine tunes of one of New Zealand's best jazz duos' The Andrew London Duo.

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BLUES NIGHT: THE FLAMING MUDCATS - CANCELLED/POSTPONED TBA

Thursday 28 May 2020 | 8pm

Regarded among the country’s premier blues outfits, The Flaming Mudcats bring their energetic sets to the QB Music Festival.

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THE QB IGLOO VILLAGE - CANCELLED/POSTPONED TBA

Friday 29 May 2020 | 4.30pm, 6.30pm or 8.30pm

The coolest winter fun is happening at the pop-up rooftop Igloo Village. Get cozy in an igloo on the rooftop. Perfect for groups to get together for a cool winter hang out.

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THE JAZZ GALA - CANCELLED/POSTPONED TBA

Friday 29 May 2020 | 8pm

Michael Houstoun - New Zealand's pianist icon joins with Christian Howes - jazz violinst from the USA together with The Rodger Fox Big Band and acclaimed vocalist Erna Ferry.

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CAPTAIN FESTUS MCBOYLE - CANCELLED/POSTPONED TBA

Saturday 30 May 2020 | 2pm - 3pm

Join Captain Festus McBoyle and his motley crew with their cheeky humour and side-splitting songs for a family friendly sing along.

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BEATS AND BUBBLES - CANCELLED/POSTPONED TBA

Saturday 30 May 2020 | 4pm - 6pm

Escape the winter cold, pop into the gallery with a glass of bubbles and experience Wellington DJ Dunc Tha Funk respond to Seung Yul Oh work Periphery. R18 event.

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THE QB IGLOO VILLAGE - CANCELLED/POSTPONED TBA

Saturday 30 May 2020 | 4.30pm, 6.30pm or 8.30pm

The coolest winter fun is happening at the pop-up rooftop Igloo Village. Get cozy in an igloo on the rooftop. Perfect for groups to get together for a cool winter hang out.

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SUNDAY MATINEE: LUCIEN JOHNSON WITH JONATHAN CRAYFORD - CANCELLED/POSTPONED TBA

Sunday 31 May 2020 | 1pm

Lucien Johnson is an award winning musician who has been described as "a saxophonist and composer of rare excellence and mettle". He is joined by some of New Zealand's finest musicians.

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SUNDAY STRUM - CANCELLED

Sunday 31 May 2020 | 2pm - 3pm

Join in for a ukulele jam with the Ukulele Institute as part of the Festival.

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KUBATANA DRUMMING CIRCLE - CANCELLED/POSTPONED TBA

Sunday 31 May 2020 | 6pm - 7.30pm

Join Kubatana & The Moringa dance and drum ensemble for a unique opportunity to shake, shimmy and groove to the soulful rhythms of Africa.

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THE QB DISCO: THE HUSTLE - CANCELLED/POSTPONED TBA

Sunday 31 May 2020 | 8pm

The Hustle brings you a delicious mix of funk, disco, and soul. Celebrate the Queen's Birthday and crack out your dirtiest disco dance moves. R18 event.

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