Wellington is full of music venues. Here is a partial list. Follow the links to find out what’s happening near you. Days sometimes vary, so check listings to be sure.

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

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Pyramid Club is an artist-run organisation and venue dedicated to experimental practice located at 272 Taranaki in Wellington.

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


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Meow is a venue next door to Wellington’s Little Beer Quarter (LBQ) and a staple on the NZ touring circuit since 2008.

While providing live music, stand-up comedy, slam poetry readings, and more, Meow also features a variety of craft beers and tasty food.


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Pizza, beer, and live music in Newtown, Wellington.

Craft beer, handlpull ales, “low-gravity bites”, freshly-baked wraps, wine, and more. Quiz night on Mondays, Jam night on Tuesdays.

The Library


Hidden away upstairs in the heart of Courtenay Place sits The Library. Cocktails, wines, desserts, cheese, and savoury snacks make this a great place to meet before or after a show.

And, of course, The Library itself features live music. Check the schedule.


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The Vogelmorn Bowling Club began as an actual bowling club. Then, in 2014, it was sold to a charitable trust for a mere $1000.

Since then it has become a community centre and a hub for all sorts of activities: artists developing new work, co-working, theatre, dining and drinking, and, of course, concerts.

Plonk Wine Bar

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Plonk was born from a love of wine, music, and food. Drop in for a drink, rip into our menu, and absorb the sounds.

Plonk features live music, local and wordly wines, and chefs McDonald and Pask riffing off French classics.