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Wunderbar Open Mic Showcase - Free Drink

WUNDERBAR OPEN MIC 

EVERY TUESDAY | FREE ENTRY

Our open mic runs from 7:30pm to 10:30pm every Tuesday.
The perfect first date night!
All performers get a complimentary drink and, if you bring an empty USB stick, can have their professionally mixed performance recorded by our sound engineer.
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GENZED: SHOW DAY SUPERNOVA

FRIDAY 15 NOVEMBER | TICKETS $5

One of our favourite young bands, back for another night of blockbuster rock covers.
Bring your Mum, Dad, Sister, Brother for another cracker set of rock songs you know and love.
Celebrate Show Day with a supernova show!
KICK OFF 9:00PM | R18
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RAIZA BIZA

SATURDAY 16 NOVEMBER | TICKETS $10

Hip hop legend, Raiza Biza, is one of NZ's top hip hop artists and music exports. All about true to life hip hop with soul. No compromise.
When his smooth baritone and contemplative storytelling blurs into the jazz/soul tinged beats he favours, it’s hard to not be swept away. Quickly, you're drawn into the story of a young Tupac, Mos Def and Talib Kweli loving immigrant who made New Zealand his home, while simultaneously reaching out to a global audience, and all through music.
**With support from Mo Muse, The Settlers, Friel Lane & Jay Knight**
Stream the albums below on Spotify
Bygones by Raiza Biza: Click here 
The First Generation by Mo Muse:
 Click here
The Settlers:
 Click here
KICK OFF FROM 8:00PM | R18
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LAST CHANCE TO SEE - VORN

FRIDAY 22 NOVEMBER | TICKETS $15

*Early Show*
Since the release of his first solo album 20 years ago, Wellington singer-songwriter Vorn Colgan has eked out a career as one of those artists who are widely acclaimed by critics and fellow musicians and largely ignored by the wider public.
This tendency to languish in obscurity certainly has nothing to do with output - Colgan has released 8 solo albums between stints working with avant pop savants Gold Medal Famous and providing accordion services for the Wellington Sea Shanty Society and is currently at work on his ninth album, tentatively titled How Much Do You People Want From Me??
But in this age of high-speed news cycles it is not enough for an artist to have a huge, high-quality back catalogue and and crack live band to turn out punters for a gig. You need a marketing gimmick. Having noted the success of the Chills in parlaying a Hepatitis C diagnosis into a successful film career, Vorn decided to go one better and develop Stage 4 Melanoma. "This isn't a joke", he said in a recent interview. "I have cancer. Will you come to my damn gig now?"
For the Last Chance to See tour, Vorn will attempt to play as many gigs around the country as possible before his illness prevents him. If you haven't been to a Vorn gig before, we recommend it highly - Vorn gigs are always something special and now have the added value of scarcity.
Disclaimer: In the case of a miracle cure for melanoma preventing Vorn's death, no one gets their money back.
KICK OFF 7:00PM SHARP | R18
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TOMAS FORD'S CRAP MUSIC RAVE PARTY

FRIDAY 22 NOVEMBER | TICKETS $20

Back in Christchurch by popular demand, Tomás Ford is the world’s most hyperactive DJ, proudly playing the songs you love to hate as he lipsynchs his way through the night, projecting home-cooked animated videos, serving up the finest hi-vis mining site fashion (I mean, he is from Western Australia), flashing his Bunnings-bought lighting with his hands, improvising low-rent drag shows and generally doing his best to be the biggest idiot in the room. You'll be laughing and dancing all night.
Tomás lives for playing your crappy requests, so think of your favourite least-favourite songs he’ll give ‘em a spin! Not sure what to ask for? Here’s some ideas… 5ive, Dannii Minogue, 90’s Bon Jovi, the Dirty Dancing soundtrack, Rogue Traders, Alien Ant Farm, Cher, Fergie, Silence by Delerium, Crazy Frog, John Paul Young, Aqua, Christine Anu, that Wassuup! song, ABBA-Teens, Enrique Iglesias, Mousse T… hell, he’ll even play Nickelback if you ask nicely.
Tomás has sold out clubs around the world with his various ridiculous shows, including seven massive years at the Edinburgh Fringe festival where this party has become a smash hit annual staple. Most weekends you can find him throwing a party (or happily crooning one of his late night cabaret comedy shows) in some random place in Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia or the UK. His Wunderbar parties are the stuff of legend and there's limited capacity - book now to avoid disappointment!
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Website: http://www.tomasford.com.au
Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/tomasfordofficial
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/crapmusicraveparty
KICK OFF 9:30PM | R18
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PALAVER (LAST FOR 2019)

WEDNESDAY 27 NOVEMBER | TICKETS $25

**Note: There is a date change for this event, with Palaver on a Wednesday, not Thursday**
PALAVER Verb. Talk unproductively and at length.
Shay Horay interviews world class entertainment legends LIVE at the Wunderbar.
Some palaver and performance and it all comes together with a comedy collaboration the will go down in the history books.
This month's guest is the legendary Peter Rowley (writer and co-star of the Billy T James Show).
He has written and worked with all the greats of New Zealand's 80's comedy scene: Billy T James, David McPhail, the late John Gadsby.
He inspired the likes of The Flight of The Concords as well as myself and many more incumbent New Zealand Comedians. He created one the most controversial comedy skits every to be aired on NZ TV.
Both live and on television he is fantastic. And at the Palaver we are lucky to have him join us. This show is going to be one of the highlights of Palavers 2019 season.
You'll wanna make sure you get your hands on tickets quick!!
Pre sales $25.00
Door sales $30.00
KICK OFF 8:30PM | R18
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WUNDERBAR COMEDY NIGHT (LAST FOR 2019)

THURSDAY 28 NOVEMBER | TICKETS $5

Come along to Christchurch's most unique little bar for an evening of laughs!
Nestled in the the grooviest back room you've ever set your eyes upon!
Plus just the right amount of disco balls.
This show opens with a professional comedian as your host who will guide you through a collection of open mic comedians.
Then to finish, another pro to make sure you're filled to the brim with laughs!
This month's host is Simon Kingsley-Holmes: Comedian-man
Your headline act is Audrey Porne - Comedian
Open mic acts to be announced!
LAST THURSDAY OF EVERY MONTH | KICK OFF 8:30PM
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ROCK THE DOCK LIVE: UNITE THE SILENCE

FRIDAY 29 NOVEMBER | TICKETS $10

Featuring Unite The Silence
with support from :
- Saint Peters Thursday
- End To Avarice
- Samuel Keen
KICK OFF 8:30PM | R18
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R FREQUENCY

SATURDAY 30 NOVEMBER 

The boys are back and boy did they put on one of the best gigs of the year last time they were here!
Bringing a funk, soul, jazz explosion to the stage, you won't be able to stop dancing.
Come on up for one of the most talented Christchurch bands around.
KICK OFF 9:00PM | R18
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SUNDAY SESSIONS: JAM NIGHT

EVERY SUNDAY | FREE ENTRY

Some of our best open mic nights have been jam sessions between different musicians and now we have a whole night a week dedicated to it!
Designed for musicians and bands who want to perform on the big stage or artists who just love jamming with other amazing musicians. Covers and originals embraced.
The night will be professionally sound engineered and the stage set up with drums and guitar; just bring your own instruments.
Everyone is welcome to listen and participate; this is a jam session like no other. The Backroom will be set up in an intimate cabaret style so you can enjoy the musical talent in true comfort.
This week's showcase band is Under The Loons. With a phenomenal sound they'll be performing from 7pm onwards. Listen to their originals and come jam with them.
KICK OFF 7:00PM | R18

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