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

8.00 pm

$10 Entry fee

Our guest for Friday February 21st 2020 will be

Gloria Florence


Rumour has it that to work at 121 Ponsonby Road (which Gloria does, I'm told, on Saturday evenings) you have to have an audition to make sure you can sing, or play an instrument. However, it was apparently 4 weeks before the 121 staff discovered that this young woman had a great voice and wrote her own songs! Gloria Florence sings of a broken heart and growing up in the middle of an age of miscommunication. Drawing from her beginnings as a punk bassist, she is inspired by the likes of Billie Holiday, The Stranglers and Townes Van Zandt. It's a pleasure for Rafters to be able to showcase an up and coming talent who is helping keep live music 'alive and well' in New Zealand.



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 publically available.

See you there,

Graham, Linda, Jennifer and Alistair