It takes a village to raise a musician. Here are some of the people, places, and organisations therein:

The Rogue & Vagabond

The Rogue & Vagabond is a Wellington craft beer bar located in Glover Park just off Cuba Street. The bar features live music in a relaxed, dog-friendly venue.

Live local original music and a monthly rotation of local artists plus a commission-free art space.

Pyramid Club

Pyramid Club is an artist-run organisation and venue dedicated to experimental practice.

It provides a physical and conceptual space for artists whose work falls outside the scope of commercial performance venues.

Thelonious Records

Thelonious Records is a collective of enthusiastic musicians and other creatives committed to documenting live audio delights from Wellington, New Zealand.

Creative Jazz Club

Creative Jazz Club is an artist-led initiative to support and promote the performance of original and contemporary jazz and improvised music in Aotearoa, New Zealand, operating for over a decade since late 2009.

We aim to nurture emerging talent, provide a space for experienced musicians to stretch and grow and support an audience for original high-quality musical performance.

CJC is managed on a voluntary basis by by a trio of Auckland musicians.

Wellington Jazz Co-op

WJC is an artist-run non-profit effort to promote new original music influenced by the jazz genre, and to provide a platform to present new, interactive, original improvised music without commercial restrictions.

03 Sessions

03 Sessions presents weekly performances by a diverse range of local and touring artists. From Brazilian samba to afrobeat, Persian folk music to jazz standards performed in Te Reo Māori, 03 Sessions is an important showcase for art and culture in Christchurch.