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
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

Quiz Night
Aug
1
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.

Quiz Night
Aug
8
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.

Quiz Night
Aug
15
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.

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.

Quiz Night
Aug
22
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.

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.
 

Quiz Night
Aug
29
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.

Greenfuture
Sep
2
6:00 pm18:00

Greenfuture

Musicians performing in support of The Green Party of Aotearoa - encouraging dancing, voting, clean, green, sustainable, energy, ideas and futures!! Celebrating & supporting artists and greens alike. If your not sure about you political preference come and have a conversation in an epicly toasty funky reggae atmosphere packed with 4 bands, 4 djs and special appearances from local MP and Candidates from The Green Party.

The Greenest lineup:
- Renowned Reggae band - Unity Pacific
- Jamaican Ska, Rocksteady, Reggae, R&B, Soul - Surrey Boudit
- Fresh classic Reggae outfit - The Mighty Herbsmen
- Kara Gordon’s Funk band - The Triptonites

Selectors:
- The Mighty Jabsco
- Dj Skin & Bone
- Grassroots
- Tobi Jafa

Speeches by:
- Julie Anne Genter
- Hayley Holt
- Golriz Ghahraman
- Nic Smith
- Chloe Swarbrick.

Tickets from : https://aaaticketing.co.nz/tour/fafd83c647428da1aae413b434364773

facebook.com/events/328117827611959/

Hawthorne Heights (USA)
Sep
5
7:30 pm19:30

Hawthorne Heights (USA)

Hawthorne Heights, playing "The Silence In Black And White" and "If Only You Were Loney" in their entirety!

US Post-Hardcore pioneers, Hawthorne Heights hit New Zealand for their first ever show.

They will be playing their landmark first two albums, 2004’s The Silence in Black and White and 2006’s If Only You Were Lonely in full. Both of them!!

With huge hits such as Ohio Is For Lovers, Niki FM, Silver Bullet, Saying Sorry, Where Can I Stab Myself in the Ears? These two albums have been instrumental in shaping the sound of modern hardcore.

The albums feature the bands rhythm guitarist Casey Calvert who tragically passed away in 2007, but who’s memory and influence lives on in the songs.

Keyboards and upbeat melodies mixed with screaming backing vocals and big pop punk choruses, Hawthorne Height’s defined a genre!

TOUR DATE
Tuesday, September 5: Kings Arms, Auckland

TICKETS
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LINKS
www.facebook.com/HawthorneHeights


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
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.

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.

Stripsearch: The Faith No More Experience
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

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).

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.

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
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.

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.

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