The Kings Arms

An Auckland institution: live music venue, heritage pub, affordable eatery

The Kings Arms is a bar, an authentic rock music venue, an affordable eatery and an unpretentious no fuss pub experience with a sun-drenched beer garden smack bang in the centre of town.

Quiz Night
Jun
27
7:30 pm19:30

Quiz Night

In the Front Bar. Register from 7pm.
Bar tabs and bragging rights to be won! The kitchen is open for dinner, so come in early to get your order in before the specials run out.

Kick off is at 7.30pm, with your host Brendan.

Dragonforce
Jul
1
7:30 pm19:30

Dragonforce

Presented by Valhalla Touring and Destroy All Lines. 
Tickets from UTR, Slow Boat, RPM and Valhalla Touring. 

DRAGONFORCE’s brand new album ‘Reaching Into Infinity’ drops on May 19 and Kiwis will be amongst the first in the world to hear it. 

Support band: Bulletbelt

Quiz Night
Jul
4
7:30 pm19:30

Quiz Night

In the Front Bar. Register from 7pm.
Bar tabs and bragging rights to be won! The kitchen is open for dinner, so come in early to get your order in before the specials run out.

Kick off is at 7.30pm, with your host Brendan.

The Wedding Present
Jul
4
8:30 pm20:30

The Wedding Present

Lost And Lonesome presents

THE WEDDING PRESENT
+ special guests Avoid Avoid and Ancient Tapes
The Kings Arms
Tuesday, July 4
Tix $40 + bf at undertheradar.co.nz

Legendary British post-punk/indie band The Wedding Present return to New Zealand on the back of their ninth studio album Going, Going…

On this tour, The Wedding Present will be performing songs from throughout their career.


Tickets from UTR, Flying Out (Auckland), Slow Boat and RPM (Wellington) and Relics (Dunedin).

Jul
7
8:00 pm20:00

Stripsearch: The Faith No More Experience

Introducing the Faith No More Experience: Stripsearch with their first Auckland gig playing all your FNM favourites from Epic, Caffeine, Ashes to Ashes, Ricochet, Last Cup of Sorrow and much more from across all the decades. Stripsearch brings the funk metal quality you would expect and an electrifying show to remember.

With local indie rock talent Meridian Vibe in support, fronted by vocalist/lead guitarist Kelly Lunow-Haldane, and driven by the powerful rhythm section that is bassist Harry Rush and drummer dave Gibson. Meridian Vibe are no strangers to Kings Arms and will be taking centre stage with their original, alternative rock inspired sound from 8.30pm.

$15 presales from eventfinda.co.nz
$20 door sales

Quiz Night
Jul
11
7:30 pm19:30

Quiz Night

In the Front Bar. Register from 7pm.
Bar tabs and bragging rights to be won! The kitchen is open for dinner, so come in early to get your order in before the specials run out.

Kick off is at 7.30pm, with your host Brendan.

Jul
15
8:00 pm20:00

The Beths

with:
Diego rice
A Blaze In The Norton Sky
Daily Keno
Earth Tongue
Couchmaster
DJ Sandwich
+ more, over 3 stages.

Tickets $10 from UTR.co.nz or $15 at the door

Quiz night
Jul
18
7:30 pm19:30

Quiz night

In the Front Bar. Register from 7pm.
Bar tabs and bragging rights to be won! The kitchen is open for dinner, so come in early to get your order in before the specials run out.

Kick off is at 7.30pm, with your host Brendan.

Kirin J Callinan - Bravado Tour
Jul
20
8:00 pm20:00

Kirin J Callinan - Bravado Tour

Australian treasure Kirin J Callinan returns to New Zealand to dazzle audiences in Auckland and Wellington this July.

Banished Music, 95bFM and UTR proudly present...

Kirin J Callinan - Bravado Tour

Thursday 20th July, Kings Arms, Auckland
Friday 21st July, San Fran, Wellington

Tickets available from UTR, Flying Out, Slow Boat and RPM.
 

Quiz Night
Jul
25
7:30 pm19:30

Quiz Night

In the Front Bar. Register from 7pm.
Bar tabs and bragging rights to be won! The kitchen is open for dinner, so come in early to get your order in before the specials run out.

Kick off is at 7.30pm, with your host Brendan.

Tribal State: Back to the future
Jul
28
8:00 pm20:00

Tribal State: Back to the future

Tribal is back!! Showcasing their new exciting show called Back to the future which merges the old and the new sounds that have never been heard before.

Doors from 8pm, $20.

80sX
Jul
29
8:00 pm20:00

80sX

The greatest hits of the 80s, performed live!

Get set to re-live the 1980's but without all the embarrassing stuff. All the fun you can handle in one night...80sX.

Tickets from dashtickets.co.nz

Auckland City Rockfest
Aug
19
5:00 pm17:00

Auckland City Rockfest

Auckland City Rockfest - One stage, one night, 10 of NZ's finest rock bands.

EKKO PARK / SETTING FIRE TO STACEY / SILENCE THE CITY / WRITTEN BY WOLVES / ARMED IN ADVANCE / SKINNY HOBOS / DEAD FAVOURS / QUINN THE HUMAN / DEAD BEAT BOYS / CORIDIAN

Tickets from UTR and in store at Flying Out on Pitt Street.

Doors from 5pm.

Northlane, w/ In Hearts Wake
Aug
26
8:00 pm20:00

Northlane, w/ In Hearts Wake

Just weeks after the surprise release of their masterful fourth studio albumMesmer, Australian metalcore luminaries NORTHLANE announce their return to New Zealand this August for two dates with their label cohorts IN HEARTS WAKE.

Tickets go on sale at midday Monday, April 10.

For complete tour and ticketing details, visit: livenation.co.nz.
 


The Hard Ons
Jun
23
8:00 pm20:00

The Hard Ons

Lowtide Rocks & Rockaway Beach present:

The Hard-Ons!! 

Friday 23rd June, Kings Arms, Auckland
with Illicit Wah-Wahz, Fire Shark and The Dirty Sweets

Tickets $30+BF from Undertheradar.co.nz and Flying Out (Auckland) 
 

Quiz Night
Jun
20
7:30 pm19:30

Quiz Night

In the Front Bar. Register from 7pm.
Bar tabs and bragging rights to be won! The kitchen is open for dinner, so come in early to get your order in before the specials run out.

Kick off is at 7.30pm, with your host Brendan.

Doggy Style For Daisy
Jun
17
8:00 pm20:00

Doggy Style For Daisy

with Eno X Dirty, Team Dynamite, Jess B, Creamy Mami, Omnipotent, Native B, Daddy and the Dames, Tei, Melanin Kin, Mc Silva + special guests

$10 on the door
$5 raffles
All Proceeds to Chained Dog Awareness NZ

Quiz Night
Jun
13
7:30 pm19:30

Quiz Night

In the Front Bar. Register from 7pm.
Bar tabs and bragging rights to be won! The kitchen is open for dinner, so come in early to get your order in before the specials run out.

Kick off is at 7.30pm, with your host Brendan.

In Human
Jun
10
8:00 pm20:00

In Human

with Mudshark, Leathur Tattoo, & Rebel Sound Radio.

Doors from 8pm.

Twin Digits - Up!
Jun
9
Jun 10

Twin Digits - Up!

In the Front Bar.
Free entry before 11pm.

Tobi Jafa - Jungle/Jafa Mafia
U92 - Bass/DnB/Jungle
D-Low - Bass/Jungle
Battie D - Breakcore

$10 Door sales only.

Quiz Night
Jun
6
7:00 pm19:00

Quiz Night

In the Front Bar. Register from 7pm.
Bar tabs and bragging rights to be won! The kitchen is open for dinner, so come in early to get your order in before the specials run out.

Kick off is at 7.30pm, with your host Brendan.

Ska Save The Queen II
Jun
3
6:30 pm18:30

Ska Save The Queen II

Details

It's a long weekend so lets get royally rude with a massive ska lineup at the legendary Kings Arms Tavern. Last year's event was a huge success and this year is shaping up to be an amazing night.

Featuring live bands:
SURREY BOUDIT
ROOFDOG
THE MIGHTY HERBSMEN
NIGHT GAUNTS

Plus top ranking selectors:
DJ SKIN & BONE
The MIGHTY JABSCO

**Doors at 6:30pm**
*$10 before 7:30pm / $15 after*

Rock The K.A
Jun
2
8:00 pm20:00

Rock The K.A

 

ROCK THE K.A returns at the Kings Arms. Friday 2nd June.

Showcasing some of NZ's best up and coming live bands playing this legendary stage.

Featuring:

- ANTI MATTER
https://www.facebook.com/theantimatterplan/

- HOLLOW PUPPET
https://www.facebook.com/hpupp/?fref=ts
https://soundcloud.com/hpuppet

- INVASION OF PIRACY
https://www.facebook.com/InvasionofPiracy/

- SAINTS OF TABOO
https://www.facebook.com/Saints-of-Taboo-1355618681164193/

Only $10 on the door

If your band is keen to play P.M us here or email admin@battleofthebands.co.nz

Quiz Night
May
30
7:30 pm19:30

Quiz Night

In the Front Bar. Register from 7pm.
Bar tabs and bragging rights to be won! The kitchen is open for dinner, so come in early to get your order in before the specials run out.

Kick off is at 7.30pm, with your host Brendan.

95BFM Presents: Fancy New Bands
May
26
7:00 pm19:00

95BFM Presents: Fancy New Bands

95BFM & new Zealand On Air present: FANCY NEW BANDS


Featuring:

Tei., A.C. Freazy, K2K, Satin Sheets, MEEr, WhyFi., Villette, Pixels, The Pleasure Majenta, Long Distance Runner, Wax Chattels & Magic Factory.

Free Entry!

Quiz Night
May
23
7:30 pm19:30

Quiz Night

In the Front Bar. Register from 7pm.
Bar tabs and bragging rights to be won! The kitchen is open for dinner, so come in early to get your order in before the specials run out.

Kick off is at 7.30pm, with your host Brendan.

The Bats
May
20
8:00 pm20:00

The Bats

The Bats - The Deep Set Album Release Tour

Saturday 25th March, Nga Maara Hall, Dunedin
Thursday 18th May, Meow, Wellington
Friday 19th May, Nivara Lounge, Hamilton
Saturday 20th May, Kings Arms Tavern, Auckland

Tickets available from UTR and in store at Flying Out (AKL), Slow Boat and RPM (WTN) and Relics Music (DUN).

Twin Digits USS No. 1 Launch Party
May
19
May 20

Twin Digits USS No. 1 Launch Party

In The Front Bar

Kicking off the first of a series of underground dance music events in AKL we're bringing the savage & funky productions of Bloop "a multi-genre electronic project with roots deep within Australasian chill out zones and ambient outdoor settings."

Affiliations:
- Triple Drop Productions
- Cosmic Conspiracy Records
- Electric Power Pole
- Shanti Planti
- Delicious Music

With support from:
- D-Low Deep/Dark UK Bass
- Nuance - Jungle/Garage
- Matt K - Tech/Electro

Quiz Night
May
16
7:30 pm19:30

Quiz Night

In the Front Bar. Register from 7pm.
Bar tabs and bragging rights to be won! The kitchen is open for dinner, so come in early to get your order in before the specials run out.

Kick off is at 7.30pm, with your host Brendan.

The Chills
May
13
8:00 pm20:00

The Chills

Banished Music, Radio Hauraki and Undertheradar.co.nz present

The Chills Vigorous and Far-reaching New Zealand tour
With support from Anthonie Tonnon


Tickets from UTR.co.nz

Quiz Night
May
9
7:30 pm19:30

Quiz Night

In the Front Bar. Register from 7pm.
Bar tabs and bragging rights to be won! The kitchen is open for dinner, so come in early to get your order in before the specials run out.

Kick off is at 7.30pm, with your host Brendan.

Friends Of Brazier
May
7
3:00 pm15:00

Friends Of Brazier

This is the official launch of Graham Brazier's last album ever made for fans and purchasers of the CD, "Left Turn at Midnight. Alan Jansson, the producer of the album, will be introducing some of the key tracks and giving us the story behind each track and insights into the music. Once we have introduced the new album, we will then invite friends and NZ Artists to perform Graham's songs live on stage and you never know just who will be performing on the day, many of Graham's past band mates and friends in other bands from across the music spectrum of NZ music. This is a celebration of Graham's music past and new and a kick start of the new album. It's also a celebration of New Zealand music in general.

We have the original Hello Sailor line up performing along with New Zealand's Rock Royalty. Switching swapping, jamming and celebrating Graham's legacy.

This is the perfect start to New Zealand Music Month of May with a gig unlikely to be matched for years to come. You don't want to miss this one.

Tix: Eventfinda

 

Under The Southern Cross: ANZAC Metal Fest
May
5
May 6

Under The Southern Cross: ANZAC Metal Fest

Chaos NZ Promotions and Stigmata productions presents
Under The Southern Cross VIII - Anzac Metal Alliance

For updates visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/379296385768361/

For the second year running the annual Metal Festival "Under The Southern Cross" returns to Auckland,where the Kings Arms will erupt on the 5th of May.A select few will cross the Tasman to annihilate on New Zealand soil. We have assembled a New Zealand battalion to stand with our Australian brothers as allies in the true ANZAC spirit.

Kings Arms
5th May
Entry Price TBC

Australian Battalion
Truth Corroded - www.truthcorroded.com
Rise of Avernus - https://www.facebook.com/riseofavernus/
Eternal Rest - https://www.facebook.com/eternalrestofficial/

New Zealand Battalion
Perditionist www.facebook.com/perditionist
Inside Arkham
Silent Torture www.facebook.com/pg/SilentTorture

 

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