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.

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Ska Fest 2014

The 2nd installment of the Auckland Ska Festival is on it's way. 

On Saturday Dec 6th The Kings Arms opens its doors again to the AKL SKA FEST for another seething night of bouncing, ska, reggae and all the bits in between bought to you by the best bands NZ can offer up. 

This countries finest ska acts will alternate between 2 stages after DJ's warm things up in the garden bar in the afternoon. 

Wellington 7 piece BATTLESKA GALACTICA will make their first ever appearance in Auckland with fellow wellywoodies DIMESTORE SKANKS returning for their second throwdown. 

Stoked to announced one of this countries finest musicians REGAN PERRY will be heading up from Mount Manganui to play the fest, fresh off a tour of the U.S.A. 

Confirmed and flying the flag for Auckland will be ROOFDOG, NIGHTGAUNTS, YEBIISU, ATSUSHI AND THE MOISTIES plus an offbeat set from Dave n Sims of MURDERCHORD. More bands and selectors to be announced soon. 

Come see all your favorite ska from Jamaican roots, through to 2-tone ska and the punk styles from the 80's and 90's. 

Earlier Event: December 5
Ska-talites(Jamaica) & guests
Later Event: December 7
School of Rock: Family Xmas Gala

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