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.    


 Held at The Unitarian Church

1a Ponsonby Road

at 8pm

every 3rd Friday of the Month.

$10 Entry fee

Our guests for

Friday April 16th 2021 is


Sean Sinnott

It is with some trepidation that we write this email having had to cancel Sean's guest spot twice already due to Covid lockdowns: Sooo third time lucky!! 

And we finally have our very own Dublin songster as our guest. Sean has played for many years in venues such as the Albion Hotel, the Claddagh and Finnigans (there's a theme here don't you think?) but now he does just a few gigs a year. It's our privilege  to be one of those few gigs. Sean, accompanied by family members, will present a feast of songs with his own special blend of passion and humour. This is really a performance not to be missed.

In response to the health crisis, the Church has asked us to follow 2 simple rules:

1. Upon entry every person will be required to either use the Government Contact Tracing App, or complete the NZ Government tracing form.
2. Upon entry everyone will use hand sanitiser, either your own or that provided by the Church.

And while we will miss you, following the Government recommendations for Level 1, we also ask that if anyone is feeling unwell, that you stay snug at home.

You may also separate your chair from others if it makes you feel more comfortable. 


The first half of the evening brings musicians old and new to warm us up before supper and our main guests.We welcome new performers. See Graham at the door if you want to perform, but you will need to be there before the 8.00 pm start.

Photos and Videos

Some photos and 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 publically available.

See you there,

Graham, Linda, Jennifer and Alistair


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