Blues and Roots on 35 Festival

24-26 November 2017

The Poverty Bay Blues Club presents the 3rd "Blues & Roots on 35 Music & Arts Festival" - the last weekend of November 24th - 26th.

This year the event spans over three days:

Kicking off at the Dome Room on Friday eve 7pm sharp start for music/visual experience of Shibby Pictures, followed by Big Rich Alexander and then the amazing Grant Haua. Doors open at 5pm - $10 on the door.

The main festival day is Saturday the 25th from 12noon until 8.30pm at the Soundshell on Centennial Marine Drive.
Here's the line up of local artists confirmed for the festival on Saturday the 25th of November;

12noon to 12.30 Toni & Lawrence
12.40 to 13.10 Eru & Friends
13.15 to 13.40 Lesley Niania Blues Band
13.45 to 14.15 The Blues Butlers
14.20 to 14.50 Son and Rise
15.00 to 15.40 Latitude Blues Band
15.45 to 16.25 Eastslide Blues
16.30 to 17.10 Big Rich Alexander
17.15 to 17.55 Lazy 50
18.00 to 19.00 Grant Haua
19.10 to 20.30 Brilleaux

Visit the Poverty Bay Blues Club Facebook page for more information. It will be a day of fun and entertainment for all the family! There will be free transport from the Festival to Smash palace after party included for VIP passes to.

After the festival, we have an After Party at Smash Palace, voted NZ's Best Live Music entertainment venue. Doors open 9pm, $5 on the door.

To close out the festival we have the fabulous Brilleaux to chillax to on Sunday afternoon - Crawford Road Kitchen (The Wine Centre) down at Gisborne Harbour 2pm - free entry.

Koha entry, VIP tickets are available at