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Saturday 21st ­ Vee and Tubbs

It IS all good on Saturdays at the Horn, join Vee and guests for monkey madness. This is the perfect warm up to a Large Saturday night on the town, or stay till closing as Vee and guests keep those wheels of steel turning out classic hip hop, funk and soul. You won¹t hear this quality selection anywhere else in town.

Sunday 22nd - Spot On Sundays with Zero

Join as at The Matterhorn for laid back beats for the late summer months. Spot On Sundays, an evening session in the Matterhorn Gardens with the Navigator Zero playing a refreshing and relaxing blend of mood grooves. A friends and family session starting with the live broadcast of Gilles Peterson Worldwide from Radio Active 89FM 6-8pm. Catch it while you can, ends this month!

Wednesday 25th - MPC Battle 01

The concept: Each artist or combo makes a track with their MPC Sampler and brings it to The MPC Battle for a beat show down of the Wellington sound in The Matterhorn gardens.

The challenge: DJ MU has been stirring it up by leaving his evil beats as threatening messages on the answer phones of other challengers... "I made this in five minutes, be very afraid".

The MPC Battle 01 starts at 10pm at The Matterhorn and is a free event. Each outfit has to complete their track in under 10 minutes and all tracks must exceed 5 minutes.

Thursday 26th Expansions with b.lo

B.lo plays intelligent dance music without the wankiness that infers. From techno soul to 2 step B.lo¹s Thursday is the real start of the weekend at The Matterhorn. This Bass Frontiers and Stereo Nasties resident plays a complex blend of soul and technology that goes beyond the surface of music for dancing. Head music is his speciality, you MUST check him out.

Friday 27th - Mu and Vee

The Matterhorn mainstay Mu owns The Matterhorn on Friday nights, showcasing his selection of fat funk, sticky reggae and laid back beats which wipe away a week of heavy city grease. Cleanse yourself with Matterhorn funk. Black as!

Saturday 28th ­ Zen and Clinton Smiley

It IS all good on Saturdays at the Horn, join Zen and guests for disc spinning madness. This is the perfect warm up to a Large Saturday night on the town, or stay till closing as Zen and guests keep those wheels of steel turning out classic house, funk and soul. You won¹t hear this quality selection anywhere else in town.

Sunday 29th - Spot On Sundays - The Finale with Omar and Zero

Join as at The Matterhorn for laid back beats for the late summer months. Spot On Sundays, an evening session in the Matterhorn Gardens with the Navigator Zero playing a refreshing and relaxing blend of mood grooves. A friends and family session starting with the live broadcast of Gilles Peterson Worldwide from Radio Active 89FM 6-8pm.

Wednesday 2nd of May - Twinset

Those funky little monkeys Twinset are back for another Wednesday session of lounge and jazz masterpieces. You won't see a better looking jazz band in Wellington and naturally they fit right in down at The Matterhorn in their groovy zoot suits. Twinset play a swinging selection of jazz and lounge classics teamed with a fair swag of their original tunes. It's toe tapping.

Thursday 3rd Expansions with b.lo

B.lo plays intelligent dance music without the wankiness that infers. From techno soul to 2 step B.lo¹s Thursday is the real start of the weekend at The Matterhorn. This Bass Frontiers and Stereo Nasties resident plays a complex blend of soul and technology that goes beyond the surface of music for dancing. Head music is his speciality, you MUST check him out.

Friday 4th - Mu and Vee

The Matterhorn mainstay Mu owns The Matterhorn on Friday nights, showcasing his selection of fat funk, sticky reggae and laid back beats which wipe away a week of heavy city grease. Cleanse yourself with Matterhorn funk. Black as!

Saturday 5th - Nathan Haines, Fat Freddys and Matterhorn DJs at Sub 9... !

Big ups!

Saturday 5th - Cian and Steve Ussher

It IS all good on Saturdays at the Horn, join ex Welly boy Cian and Auckland funky star Steve Ussher. This is the perfect warm up to a Large Saturday night on the town, or stay till closing as our guests keep those wheels of steel turning out classic house, funk and soul. You won¹t hear this quality selection anywhere else in town.

Monday 7th - New Zealand Music Week begins...

Jonathan Crayford

Jonathan Crayford and his scratch band play live jazz jams the middle Wednesdays of the month. Join the Matterhorn crew for a lively evening of jazz noodles. Crayford is the bomb session musician who has played amongst legends James Brown and Tito Puente

all events at The Matterhorn are free unless indicated otherwise. Nice eh!


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