Rafters Music Club

Rafters is a friendly music club in central Auckland.

Held on the 3rd Friday of each month


Time: 8-11pm

Admission: $10

Venue: Unitarian Church, 1a Ponsonby Road. Next to the Art Station. Between K'rd and Hopetoun St.

Rafters Music Club promotes music from traditional to contemporary. We welcome new performers. 

Our format is open mic (without a mic!) in the first half, supper, then guest/s. Anyone who would like to perform in the first half is welcome to see Graham at the door, but please put your name down before the 8.00pm start. 
Tea, coffee & biscuits provided for supper.

Contact Rafters


Music Club Links

- Auckland Bluegrass

- Devonport Folk Music Club

- East Coast Folk Club

- Titirangi Folk Music Club

- The Barebones Acoustic Folk Club

- Auckland Folk Festival. A great camping weekend full of concerts, workshops, dances and fun.    



Rafters Music Club 

 Held at The Unitarian Church 1a Ponsonby Road

at 8pm on the third Friday of each month

Our guest for Friday January 18th will be:

Victoria Vigenser

Happy New Year to you all and welcome to an exciting year of music with Rafters Music Club. 

And what better way to start off Rafters Music Club for 2019 but with a guest spot from Victoria Vigenser, one of the most distinctive voices and song writing talents on the music scene in New Zealand today. Those of you who have heard her before will  know that gritty social commentary and imagery, wrapped in lovely melodies and accompanied by guitar, dulcimer or bodhran, is a theme in Victoria's writing.  Victoria returns to Rafters for one final solo show in NZ. After taking her long-awaited debut album "The Gap" through Australia, she's brought it home to the city it started in. The chance to see her live and unplugged is becoming increasingly rare, so don't miss out on seeing her perform, especially in the beautiful acoustics of our venue.


The first half of the evening brings musicians old and new to warm us up before supper and our main guest/s. We welcome new performers. See Graham at the door if you want to perform, but you will need to be there before the 8pm start.

Photos and Videos
Photos and some videos of performances will be taken during the evening and displayed on our Facebook page. We also have a Rafters Music Club YouTube channel where we display some videos (type Rafters Music Club into YouTube search to find these videos). Please see Linda if you do not want your images publicly available.

Don't forget about the Auckland Folk Festival at the Kumeu Showgrounds over Auckland Anniversary Weekend (January 25th to 28th). If you are at the Festival come over to the Rafters tent and say hello and join in on a jam or two. If we aren't there we are at a concert or workshop, but we will eventually come back to the tent and we'd love to see you. 

See you there

Graham, Jennifer, Linda and Alistair. 

p.s. the following weekend (1st to 3rd of February) is Kiwigrass, the bluegrass festival at Narrows Park in Hamilton. So much to look forward to!

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