Gardens Magic


Gardens Magic 2021

Tuesday 12 January - Sunday 31 January

FREE entry
Botanic Garden Soundshell
Concerts: 8pm-9.30pm
Light display: 9pm-10.30pm

Wellington City Council's iconic summer event returns with three weeks of free music and magical light display by MJF Lighting.

Plus, The Breeze has your chance to win a VIP upgrade with beanbags, dinner and blankets! Keep an eye on The Breeze Wellington Facebook page to win.

Check out the programme below, there's something for everyone.


Tuesday 12 January – OdESSA
Your favourite garage funksters are back with electrifying energy!

Wednesday 13 January – Glass Vaults/Fletcher Mills
A dreamy night of electronic psychedelic-pop beats

Thursday 14 January –  Jamie and the Numbers
Powerful kiwi soul with deep down grooves

Friday 15 January – Grumblewood/JAZ/Danica Bryant
A melodic foot stompin, night of sweet folk and rock

Saturday 16 January – Jim Wisp/Orangefarm
Spellbinding mix of indie post-rock - with a classical twist

Sunday 17 January – T-Bone/Across the Great Divide
Acoustic Americana meets Celtic spirit for a lively night of world sounds 

Monday 18 January – RAIN DAY
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Tuesday 19 January – Mighty Righteous
High energy modern funk covers to get you grooving! 

Wednesday 20 January – Bad Hagrid/Pashtag
Move to some crazy-good dancing tunes

Thursday 21 January – C-26 Salsa Band
A spicy night of sizzling hot Salsa

Friday 22 January – Wellington Brass Band
Simply the best brass band in the land!

Saturday 23 January – New Zealand Opera
A romantic night of opera under the summer skies.

Sunday 24 January – FRED
Psychedelic rock‘n’roll that’s good for your soul.

Monday 25 January – RAIN DAY
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Tuesday 26 January – Shenanigans/Son de Cuba Quartet/Taikoza
Dance around the world, from Japan to Ireland to Cuba!

Wednesday 27 January – WAI/Aro
Contemporary Māori waiata - from acoustic harmony to electronica roots 

Thursday 28 January – Sky Canvas/Girl Scout Cookie
Fresh indie pop meets the future of soul.

Friday 29 January – HUMMUCIDE/Mel Stevenson
Kickin’ instrumental jazz to get you on your feet 

Saturday 30 January – Darren Watson
Come hear this NZ folk/blues legend in a beautiful garden setting

Sunday 31 January – Supertonic
An epic choral tribute to Elton John – come dressed to impress!  
Monday 27 January – RAIN DAY
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Download your free Gardens Magic programme