28 Sep Best spots for live music in Auckland
People always enjoy listening to songs on their phone or their PC but it is the most fun when you hear live music in a concert. In Auckland, on any day of the week bands take to the stage some of the best live music venues and bless our ears with their musical prowess. Some of the best venues with live music in Auckland are:
Neck of the Woods – K’ Road
Neck of the Woods or also known as NOTW is one of Auckland’s premier music venues. They have a new line-up of artists every week. NOTW has hosted bands like Black Sun Empire, State of Mind and Electric Wire Hustle as well as a number of local and international artists. You can go there any time of the week and expect yourself to dance till the morning.
The Tuning Fork – Parnell
The Tuning Fork is located in Parnell. It was started as a pit stop for a pre-show dinner feed. Now, they have become a fully-fledged venue of their own. It has a bar and a diner located on the premises. It is said to be the perfect place to grab a drink and a bite and enjoy the show.
Orleans – Britomart
Orleans is one of the most famous places in Britomart. It is said to bring out the experience of New Orleans in America to Auckland. You can find smooth jazz and mellow blue tunes, or toe-tapping beats in this place. They are said to have some amazing drinks in their bar as well, and you will definitely have a good time here.
Ponsonby Social Club – Ponsonby
It is said that a trip to Ponsonby is incomplete without a visit to the Ponsonby Social Club. It is along Pons road and has been there for 9 years, serves delicious cocktails and hosting some of the best local and international musos around. Whether it’s a live DJ or a band, PSC provides the perfect platform to let your hair down and dance to the music.
This one is also located in K Bar. Many reviews have said that stepping into Whammy bar is like stepping into a dark, mystical music cave. They feature Punk Rock, Heavy Metal and Indie Bands and they tend to dominate here. If that is your jam, you know where to go. Things always tend to get a bit hot, sweaty and steamy here.