Christchurch Gig Guide

Catch Christchurch's (and further afield) sizzling live music scene with Cityscape's Christchurch Gig Guide - your fix of all the best live music, gigs, concerts, DJs, acoustic sets, jazz scenes and jams in pubs, bars, clubs and restaurants around the city.

Search our handy calendar by month and check out the line-up of live music venues below including such local legends as Carlton, Baretta, O.G.B Bar & Cafe, Little Neighbourhood, Pomeroy's, Dim 7th, Dux Central, Empire, Freemans and more.

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Live Music Venues

Carlton

Steakhouse/Live Music

Carlton is the place to go for great food, great entertainment and live music.

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Boo Radley’s Food & Liquor

Swishy Bar/Southern USA Cuisine

Enjoy great live music while grazing on tasty, Cajun/Southern-inspired plates.

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Baretta

Italian Cuisine/Swishy Bar

Baretta bar and restaurant is a little piece of Italy in Christchurch – an interpretation of a classic Italian trattoria with a Kiwi influence.

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Trevinos Restaurant & Bar

European Cuisine/Swishy Bar

In the heart of Riccarton, Trevinos serves Mediterranean cuisine and superb coffee in a warm and friendly atmosphere.

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Empire

Swishy Bar/Japanese Cuisine

Travel back to historical Japan at this atmospheric new late night venue.

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Freemans

Italian Cuisine

Freemans has been serving the Lyttelton locals and wider Christchurch for 10 years.

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O.G.B Christchurch

International/Swishy bar

Enjoy the heritage-focussed, speakeasy vibe with a local craft beer or wine.

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The Den Bar

Live Music/Swishy Bar

The Den Bar is tucked away in a quiet corner of the newly refurbished Chateau on the Park – Christchurch, a DoubleTree by Hilton. Walk across the moat...

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Grab a bite or a drink in the relaxing atmosphere of Sullivans.

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Stellar Restaurant & Bar

International Cuisine/Swishy Bar

The food, the service, the view: Stellar.

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The Dirty Land

Swishy Bar

A new lounge bar brought to you by the creator of King of Snake and Mexicano's

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Little Neighbourhood

Cosy Pub/Live Music

The central city garden bar you've been looking for.

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The Cuban

Swishy Bar/South American Cuisine

Qué volá contigo, Christchurch! The Cuban is a gorgeous piece of Havana right in the central city. Sample exquisite Cuban street food... empanadas, to...

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Mish Mash & Tap N Grind

International Cuisine/Swishy Bar/Café

Mish Mash is a new urban eatery and bar. Tap N Grind is a new adjoining café and is open for breakfast, brunch and lunch.

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Alvarado's Mexican Cantina

Mexican Cuisine

The best in traditional Mexican food, made by Mexicans!

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Pomeroy's

Cosy Pub/Live Music/New Zealand Cuisine

Pomeroy’s Old Brewery Inn is Christchurch’s original free house and home to 31 taps of New Zealand and international craft beer.

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Dim 7th

Swishy Bar/Live Music

Dim 7th Jazz and Whisky Bar is a new bar in Addington.

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The Craic Irish Bar

Cosy Pub/International Cuisine

Grab a pint and get comfortable at The Craic.

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