What's on


Owlpine Presents: Manuela ~ Roonie ~ Jemilah


Where: The Wine Cellar When: Thur 6 August

What: Gigs are well and truly back, and The Wine Cellar has prepared a truly stellar line up. This evening includes acts from Auckland based artist Manuela, indie-pop artist Roonie and acoustic folk singer Jemilah. How much: $15 ( +fees)



Auckland Fried Chicken Festival 2020


Where: Shed 10 When: Sat 8 August

What: If you’re into hot chicken, get hyped as the Auckland Fried Chicken Festival returns for its third year. That's right, some of Auckland’s finest food trucks and restaurants will bring you their best fried chicken-inspired dishes for one day only! The festival will have live entertainment, activations and fun activities to keep our foodie fans busy in-between meals. How much: Door sales $15



Auckland Fried Chicken Festival 2020


Where: Shed 10 When: Sat 8 August

What: If you’re into hot chicken, get hyped as the Auckland Fried Chicken Festival returns for its third year. That's right, some of Auckland’s finest food trucks and restaurants will bring you their best fried chicken-inspired dishes for one day only! The festival will have live entertainment, activations and fun activities to keep our foodie fans busy in-between meals. How much: Door sales $15



The Bottomless Fried Chicken Lunch


Where: Fantail and Turtle

When: Sat 15 August and Sat 12 September What: Good news poultry lovers — your finger licking dreams of unlimited fried chicken and beer will once again come true at Takapuna's Fantail & Turtle. On these two days, the craft beer eatery will be serving up bottomless buttermilk fried chicken and the bar's signature Gunnery lager. The plates of fried bird come with a choice of Japanese mayo or buffalo sauce.

Price: $40



Top Dog Film Festival 2020


Where: The Vic

When: Fri 14 August What: At the Top Dog Film Festival, doggos and puppers cement their status as humanity's favourite movie stars in a touring programme of pooch-centric shorts. For two hours, dogs will leap across screens in a curated selection of heartwarming flicks about humanity's best friend.

Price: $18-$28



Same Name Confusion - ESP (Telepathy) Tour


Where: Whammy Bar When: Sat 8 August

What: Pōneke alt-rock outfit Same Name Confusion will perform four shows across Aotearoa in support of their new single ESP (Telepathy). This is the band’s first release since their acclaimed debut EP In Theory.

Price: $20 (+ fees)



Civilisation, Photography, Now


Where: Auckland Art Gallery When: Now till Sun 18 Oct What: Civilisation, Photography, Now features the work of 100 photographers across eight key aspects of contemporary civilisation. The exhibition illustrates our increasingly global, connected society and encourages viewers to consider where we live, how we consume, and how we travel, learn, explore and control. Price: $16-$29



The Mulls & Marsha


Where: The Wine Cellar When: Sat 29 August

What: Coming in hot after the release of their debut EP 'Humpback', The Mulls (Wellington) bring their eclectic garage-rock sounds live for the first-time. Christchurch band Marsha will be delivering some fresh post-punk tunes and will have their reverb pedals ON, guaranteed. Price: $10-$20