Waiheke International Jazz Festival

Waiheke International Jazz Festival

Easter 2016 - March 25, 26 and 27

The most diverse line-up ever to play the festival! 

This year features the cream of Australian Jazz, FUNK, SOUL, SWING AND BOOGIE-WOOGIE including the hugely popular Melbourne powerhouse 8 piece hipsters “Sex on Toast”, the doyen of Sydney high society SWING - “Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite broadcasters”, virtuoso Violinist George Washingmachine (recently returned from Havana, Cuba), kiwi ex-pat Jan Preston (“Dr I like your medicine”) and “Australia’s got Talent” finalist Liam Burrows with his band, in their swinging show “A tribute to Frank Sinatra”.

Local popular music stars Tahuna Breaks,  Lawrence Arabia, Greg Johnson, The Lady Killers, S.J.D and Hopetoun Brown join festival favourites Hipstamatics, Sal Valentine and the Babyshakes, the Wellington City Shake-em-on-downers, Nairobi trio and others in a packed programme of entertainment spanning 3 days and nights. 

Come for the day or make a “Waihekend” of it. Fullers ferry and bus packages also available at fullers.co.nz

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GREG JOHNSON - TAHUNA BREAKS - LAWRENCE ARABIA - SEX ON TOAST (AUST) - THE LADY KILLERS - SJD - NAIROBI TRIO - HIPSTAMATICS - JUBILATION CHOIR - HOPETOUN BROWN - SAL VALENTINE & THE BABYSHAKES - THE WELLINGTON CITY SHAKE-EM-ON-DOWNERS - GREG POPPLETON & THE BAKELITE BROADCASTERS (AUST) - GEORGE WASHINGMACHINE (AUST) - SUZANNE LYNCH & SKANDEL - GRAHAM WARDROP - JAN PRESTON - MIHO WADA - PAUL TT