to Sep 23

State of Mind & Trei

It's that time of year again when State of Mind return to K-Rd's Neck of the Woods, for one of their trademark massive nights! This time they are joined by fellow NZ drum and bass heavyweight, Trei. Signed to the UK's Viper Recordings, Trei is regarded as one of NZ's best Dj's. This is one not to be missed!

Support from Skelta and Quantum
Saturday Sept 22 
Neck of the Woods
Tickets from Ticket Fairy

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to Sep 30

The Revenge (UK)

[Roar Groove, Glasgow]
Frank Booker
T Rice

Roar Groove label head and 6th Borough Project (Official) member, Graeme Clark aka The Revenge is heading to Auckland for his debut NZ performance at Neck of the Woods.

All the way from the UK, The Revenge has spent the last fifteen years curating and cultivating quality disco flecked house and his remixes and edits have been a staple of discerning DJ's crates for many years. He has a gift for crafting forward-thinking and inspiring cuts although his work pays fitting tribute to the past. 

One of the most prolific producers of the last 10 years, if dubby deep house and highly prized disco re-edits are your kind of things then come dance to a master of it.

Of course, his precocious skillset doesn’t stop there. Variety is the spice of life, and from tracks that defined the nu­disco movement around the end of last decade (his collaboration with Craig Smith’s ‘The Soul Part II’ in 2009) to EPs such as ‘Body Fusion’ and ‘Incredible Shellsuit’, both on his newest successful imprint ‘Roar Groove’, Clark’s bountiful career has seen him release on an abundance of illustrious labels. These include his own DFA, also Pokerflat, Needwant, My Favorite Robot and his own former imprint the much admired Instruments Of Rapture, making him a sine qua non in any aficionado’s record collection.

He also boasts a strong reputation for deep, dark and twisted killer DJ sets. Whether home, as a firm favourite at Glasgow’s iconic Sub Club, or away, be it Tresor (Berlin), Sankeys (Manchester), Lola Club (Shanghai), Space (Ibiza), Panther Room (NYC), he provides charismatic live performances, with a deft skill for reading a room just right and filling a dancefloor.

Teamed up with Friends & Whanau then you know this will be a jam! Djs Frank Booker, Hudge and T Rice will complete the bill.

$20 Advance tickets available from Under The Radar.
More on the door.

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to Sep 16

Rio Funk

RIO Entertainment presents the biggest Baile Funk party in New Zealand.

If you want to join the movement, the rules are simple (a regra é clara) You must shake your booty and have fun!

Join us for a night full of Brazilian Funk music and DJ's, Samba Passion dancers, Cold Beers and lots of Caipirinhas!

Neck of the Woods
Saturday 15th September
Doors open at 10pm

Estão permitidos:
Passinhos Salientes
Sarradas com Permissão
Baixarias Nivel Médio
Breve Perda de Dignidade

Quer dar trabalho pros migos e pro uber?
Atencão nas promos e giveaways!


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to Sep 15

Shark Week NZ Tour : Josef Parties, Beach Boy & Pillow Talk.

Shark Week New Zealand Tour!

Hitting New Zealand’s main cities this September Shark Week Entertainment artists Beach Boy, Pillow T. & Josef Parties are coming to shut it down! After releasing numerous projects, receiving thousands of plays and opening for acts like Lil Yachty the boys have been working hard to make this tour happen, and with no major sponsor we are putting it all on the line to bring you an awesome event. 

Come and enjoy an amazing night of raw talent brought to you by the team from the Windy City, Shark Week.


Guaranteed FUN!

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7:30 PM19:30

The Beths : Future Me Hates Me Tour

100% GOOD &
The Beths NZ Album Release Tour

After a whirlwind of dates in the US, UK, EU and Australia, The Beths will be returning to our shores for five shows in mid September. The tour is in support of their newly minted album 'Future Me Hates Me' which comes out today, August 10th via Carpark Records in Washington DC. Anyone who's seen The Beths live already can testify to their electric magnetism and fun arrangements.

“There’s a lot of sad sincerity in the lyrics,” says Stokes, “That relies on the music having a light heart and sense of humor to keep it from being too earnest.” Channeling their stew of personal-canon heroes while drawing inspiration from contemporaries like Alvvays and Courtney Barnett, The Beths serve up deeply emotional lyrics packaged within heavenly sounds that delight in probing the limits of the pop form. “That’s another New Zealand thing,” Stokes concludes with a laugh. “We’re putting our hearts on our sleeves—and then apologizing for it.” The result is nothing less than one of the standout records of 2018, who's title single has made the venerable 2018 Silver Scroll's long list.

The band will be joined on all dates by Wellington's Hans Pucket, except Queenstown - where Fables will be supporting the band.

Thurs Sept 13th ~ AUCKLAND ~ Neck Of The Woods (+afterparty!!)
Fri Sept 14th ~ WELLINGTON ~ MEOW
Thurs Sept 20th ~ DUNEDIN ~ THE COOK

All tickets $15+bf from

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7:30 PM19:30

Hoodie Allen

Hoodie Mob! Long Island rapper HOODIE ALLEN is due to hit Australia and New Zealand shores this September! 
With chart topping tracks and a much anticipated third studio album 'The Hype' now released, Hoodie is one act not to miss.

🔔 Live Nation Pre-sale: Friday 15th June at 12PM (local time)
🔔 General On Sale: Monday 18th June at 12PM

Doors: 7PM

NZ tickets:

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to Sep 9

LICK : Tickle Me P!nk

Lick Auckland > TICKLE ME PINK!

Celebrating all things pink and wonderful. The whole of Neck of the Woods will be Pink-ified for the night. 

Heading to the P!nk concert? Show your Pink ticket at the door for $10 entry ALL NIGHT (regardless of the time). 


Next > Lick Auckland
Saturday 8 September 2K18
Neck of the Woods
10PM - 3AM

General Door Entry > $10 before 11pm // $15 after
Pink Ticket Holders > $10 Entry All Night

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to Sep 2

A Good Night On K'RD 3.0

A GOOD NIGHT ON K’RD is back for our third instalment. After two huge nights last year knew we had to do it again in 2018. 

It’s only right to host it at our second home Neck Of The Woods. Just love the management, bouncers & bar staff there 💥

Line up ~ 

Tony Douglas
Baccyard NZ
Ev Love (True School Hip-Hop Show 95bFM)
Vulc (AmmoNation)

+ Special Guests TBA

$5 pre sale tickets in link (limited)
$10 door sales

Artwork by Baccyard NZ

Hosted by the people, for the people 😈

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to Sep 1

The Others Way


It's back for another year! Flying Out & 95bFM presents The Others Way. Set to take place on Friday August 31 across Auckland's Karangahape Road - with over 30 acts across multiple venues.

Celebrating the best in alternative music from across the country (and a few from around the globe) The Others Way sees a dynamic selection of artists performing across a number of favoured K Road venues from Whammy Bar, The Wine Cellar, Neck of the Woods, Galatos to Studio Venue with some new locales yet to be announced. 


Anthonie Tonnon
bad friend
The Beths
carb on carb
Church & AP
d. tyrone + k2k
Dbldbl + Stay Foolish
Death and the Maiden
Dead Little Penny
Die! Die! Die!
French_concession 法國租界
girl boss
The Goon Sax
Green Grove
Guy Blackman
Hans Pucket 
Headless Chickens 
IllBaz// MELODOWNZ // Raiza Biza (High Beams) 
Hopetoun Brown 
Imugi 이무기
Josie Moon
Laura Jean
Miss June 
Purple Pilgrims
Soaked Oats 
Two Farben
Vincent H.L
Wax Chattels 

Tickets available via Flying Out (online or in store at 80 Pitt Street, Auckland), & COSMIC

Flying Out would like to express our utmost gratitude to our event partners, for without them (and the fantastic artists) the festival would not be possible. Many thanks to 95bFMAlmighty Juice, The Black and White BoxCoffee Supreme NZCOSMIC, Going Global, Hallertau BreweryK Road Business AssociationKarma ColaKate Sylvester, McCarthy Design, Phantom Billstickers, and Red Bull Music. What good sorts!

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to Aug 26



The Boog is all booked in for August! This month our special guest behind the decks is Wellington's disco aficionado Christopher Tubbs! He'll be playing his favourite 80s boogie records along with your Boog dads, Frank Booker, Lucky Lance and The Uptown Boogie's Hudge. 

The Boog is Neck of the Woods' very own in house club night - a happy, hedonistic throwback to the late 70s and early 80s and the music hiphop was birthed out of - disco, funk and soul but most of all, boogie. Every month we bring together some of the best DJs and selectors from all over the music scene to set the dance floor on fire with their favourite boogie tunes.

The Boog is all about good vibes on the dance floor and a room full of swaying bodies with enough space for everyone, so go ahead and leave any bad buzz at the door.

Check our our full Safe & Sound policy here :

$10 presales / $15 on the door

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6:30 AM06:30

Exposed! Burlesque Open Mic August

Exposed! Burlesque Open Mic is a new regular show based in Auckland, NZ. It aims to offer burlesque performers of all levels a stage to share their creativity on, test out new routines, refresh old routines, or help to boost their stage time. Each show will have 8 slots available, open to performers who have performed at least one student showcase or similar, with guaranteed pay, video footage and the chance for the crowd favorite to take home a little extra cash on the night. We also welcome new emcees to the stage to test out their skills!

As for the crowd, you will be getting a range of burlesque related performances at an affordable price, with an “art is for everyone” policy. This means if you can’t afford to come, hit us up and we will make it work for you.

Join us for EXPOSED! Burlesque Open Mic at the Neck of the Woods, 155B Karangahape Road, 25th August. Doors open 6.30pm, show starts 7.30pm. Come support the arts!

VIP seats $25
GA $15
GA Door sales (if any) $20

This month includes performances from:
Lilith LaLune
Ms GumDrop
Miss Chevious Cinders
Pandora Cherie
Nellie Noble
Victor Victorious
Hosted by MisRed Delicious

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to Aug 25

Tokyo Prose 'Wild Grace' Album Launch

The Liquid Lowdown alongside the Totrara crew (Mid Semester Special) brings you the official album launch of one of NZ's most prolific Drum & Bass producers Tokyo Prose

Sam Reed aka Tokyo Prose is a New Zealand based Drum & Bass producer with releases on Soul:r, Samurai Music, Hospital Records. He now celebrates the release of his sophomore album “Wild Grace” with his debut on Lenzman’s emergent The North Quarter label.

His music is regularly supported by many of the scenes biggest names including Calibre, Marcus Intalex, Lenzman, LSB, DJ Marky, Presha, London Elektricity, SpectraSoul and many more.

Tokyo Prose started his career on Samurai Music with 2011’s 'Introducing Tokyo Prose’ EP which featured the standout tune "Saving Grace”. In the same year, Tokyo Prose with Fis, went onto launch the Samurai Horo label including the track “The Truths” which has just featured on Forrest Swords’ 2018 DJ Kicks compilation. 

In 2014 Tokyo Prose released his debut album ‘Presence’ on Samurai Music. ‘Presence’ marked the culmination of his musical exploration and evolution up until that point - encapsulating the soulful, emotive vibrancy of the Tokyo Prose sound, now fully formed and refined. The album featured a number of features with DRS, Riya and Fox on vocals and Lenzman, Synkro and LSB on co-production. The album showcased Tokyo Prose’s polished aesthetic with a firm focus on musicality and groove.

Soon after saw his first feature on Marcus Intalex's hugely respected label Soul:R with 'Tell Me', on the 5th edition of the popular Fourfit series.

Tokyo Prose returns with his sophomore album on The North Quarter. With 'Wild Grace' the Auckland native returns from an extended absence to deliver a masterclass in emotive musical storytelling. The project features some of his most sought-after works and includes vocals from Steo, Cleveland Watkiss and rising star [ K S R ] as well as collaborations with Race Banyon, Nether and LSB. 

The night also features DJ's and MC's from both The Liquid Lowdown and The Totara crew including Chiccoreli, LAW, Reubix and Malsa with the night hosted and toasted bt MC J Dubs

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to Aug 11

Presha - 10 years of Samurai Music

SiC Entertainment Presents:
Presha – 10 years of Samurai Music

with local support from:
Battle Katz & Friends
DJ Kamotion
& Visuals by Visualanti

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Choosing music as his life’s passion at an early age, Geoff Wright aka Presha has used many avenues to successfully exercise his creative ideas through sound.

Internet, radio, and nightclub DJ, event promoter, distributor, record label owner and artist mentor, Geoff continues to be actively involved daily in multiple projects after over 30 years in the business. Presha served as a guiding hand in the growth and development of the New Zealand scene and assisted heavily in establishing the International export of artists such as Tokyo Prose, Fis, State of Mind, Trei, and Dose amongst others. Now living in Berlin, today he manages the Samurai Music Group and is the founder and owner of the Samurai Music and Horo labels – widely renowned for their forward thinking approach to curating and releasing music.

Dj’ing has been a focus for Geoff’s musical expression for over 20 years. Travelling extensively, he has taken the palette of sound that has formed as the Samurai trademark to audiences across Europe, Japan and Australasia. As Presha his sets focus primarily on the futurist Drum and Bass that is released on his Samurai Music label.

A seasoned selector with 2 decades behind the decks, Presha brings a wealth of maturity and experience to his selections with every set, ultimately reflecting the highs and lows of a life lived on the front-lines of music.

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8:00 PM20:00

9 MAKO ROAD - Winter 2018 Tour

Mako Road is heading north this winter. Returning to Auckland, Wellington, venturing into unchartered territory of The Mount and Hamilton, and ofc playing to the beloved local crooners of CHCH. There'll be some new tunes, old tunes, and groovy support acts

All tickets $15 + b.f

Set times to be announced closer to the time

On ya!

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to Aug 3

The Butlers : Great Wide New Zealand World Tour

Grab ya boogie shoes cause here’s the news: 
The Butlers are taking to the pavements of New Zealand, playing 10 shows up and down the country. Not 9, not 10, but 10 shows! 
After spending a fair amount of their recent time in the studio, drawing on walls and drinking gin, they're set to warm ya’ll up with the tracks you love and some that you’re about to love even more.

Tickets on sale now!

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to Jul 28

Obie Trice

Obie Trice // 27th July // Neck of the Woods
Tickets on-sale now at and venue outlet.

Veteran Detroit Rapper Obie Trice Announces ‘Cheers’ 15th Year Anniversary Australian & New Zealand Tour

The Real Name No Gimmicks rapper Obie Trice is hitting Australia & New Zealand shores this July to celebrate his album ‘Cheers’ 15th Year Anniversary.

The title track "Cheers" celebrates Obie's successful debut into the rap game after being in the Detroit underground for many years. The album's title is a homage to the long running NBC sitcom of the same name.

Topics Obie has touched on this album include his life on the streets of Detroit, problems with his mother, relationships with women and the soulful reminder that, despite having made it into the mainstream, he has not forgotten his friends.
The album debuted at number 5 on the Billboard 200 with 226,000 copies sold in its first week and has sold over 2 million worldwide

The notable album also received love down-under as an ARIA charting album with 2 big singles being recognised in 2003.

Obie Trice went from no one to someone in the rap world quickly when Eminem signed him to Shady Records and executive produced his debut album ‘Cheers.’

Born on the west-side of Detroit in the Schoolcraft and Greenfield area, Trice began his rap career humbly. He dropped out of Cooley High School in the early '90s and began making ends meet, which wasn't too easy in the cold, abandoned streets of Detroit.

His turning point came in 1998 with the birth of his daughter, Kobie. Shortly afterward, he took note of Eminem's breakthrough success in 1999 and began to have faith that he too could make it in the rap game, despite living in wayward Detroit.

Fast forward a few years and Obie has cemented an extensive rap career of his own by establishing an independent music label ‘Black Market Entertainment.’ His first release from the label was ‘Bottoms Up,’ and in 2015 he released ‘Good Girls’ from his album ‘The Hangover.’

Still in the game, and with no intention of stopping Obie’s shows will be one not to be missed!

Fri 27th July - Neck of the woods - Auckland

Tickets can be purchased via or the venue

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to Jul 22



The club night with the best cure for your chilly winter sads is back for July. This month we're very excited to announce Crown Ruler's JEREMY SPELLACEY is joining the line up with his covetable record collection along with your Boog residents - Frank BookerLucky Lance and The Uptown Boogie's Hudge. 

The Boog is Neck of the Woods' very own in house club night - a happy, hedonistic throwback to the 70s and 80s and the music hiphop was birthed out of - disco, funk and soul but most of all, boogie. Every month we bring together some of the best DJs and selectors from all over the music scene to set the dance floor on fire with their favourite boogie tunes.

The Boog is all about good vibes on the dance floor and a room full of swaying bodies with enough space for everyone, so go ahead and leave any bad buzz at the door.

Check our our full Safe & Sound policy here :

$10 presales / $15 on the door

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to Jul 21

Breakage (UK)

DropBassNZ presents Breakage (UK) 

Friday July 20th at Neck Of The Woods

Tickets from
Direct ticketing link:


Born in Slough, Berkshire, James was first introduced to dance music at the age of seven by his foster brother, and after moving to London as a teen, he became enamoured with the city's jungle scene. Originally a drum‘n'bass artist, he produced a critically acclaimed remix of Nasty Habits' "Here Come the Drums," released a series of EPs through the influential Reinforced label, and dropped his debut album, This Too Shall Pass, in 2006. A year later, he signed to inspiration Shy FX's Digital Soundboy imprint and changed his signature sound to the minimal rhythms and heavy basslines of the emerging dubstep genre. He appeared on Radio 1 DJ Zane Lowe's "Hottest Record in the World Today" slot five times in a row, while he became an in-demand remixer for the likes of Florence and the Machine, David Guetta, and Massive Attack. In 2010, he released his second LP, Foundation and his third in 2015, When the Night Comes.

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6:30 PM18:30

Jed Parsons 'Midnight Feast' Album Release

Jed Parsons is hitting the road to celebrate the release of his upcoming debut album MIDNIGHT FEAST, which is out on July 13. 

Presented by Undertheradar, Parsons will tour with his full band, which includes Jonty O'Connor on drums; Moses Robbins on bass guitar and Tom Harris on keyboards. 

The shows follow an action-packed few months for the Kiwi singer-songwriter who burst onto the local scene in January with the debut single from his upcoming album, ‘Get Lost’. 

Described as a “tasty pop morsel” by music blog 13th Floor and “a heck of an introduction by ‘Get Lost’ debuted on Apple’s ‘Best of the Week’ playlist, was added at Hauraki and the bNets and helped to secure Parsons a slot at this year’s Auckland City Limits Festival. He then followed it up with the release of another gem from the upcoming album, ‘Everybody’s Stupid’ which received love from Hauraki and the bNets. The song’s video premiered on Tone Deaf in Australia. 

“If you’re a fan of upbeat indie-pop, then you might already be aware of Kiwi muso Jed Parsons. But if not, he’s undoubtedly about to become one of your new favourite artists…” - Tone Deaf

‘Time’, the next single from MIDNIGHT FEAST, will be released on June 15, paving the way for what is undoubtedly one of the most anticipated Kiwi albums of 2018, and a tour that’s not-to-be-missed! 

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