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Sound Travels – What’s On At The ‘Horn

Well, it's getting colder at last and The Matterhorn garden heaters are on every night now, but we have another great way to keep warm and that is dancing, all our Djs are experts on getting your butt wiggling, so don't be afraid jump about at The Matterhorn this winter...

If your heading North-ish swing by The Sargent gallery in Wanganui to check out one of Welly's finest snappers and Matterhorn regular Neil Pardington's photographic exhibition SKYLIGHT... on until June 17th.

The Matterhorn presents Nathan Haines at Sub 9, on Friday May 4th, Nathan performs with his killa 8 piece band and has ample support from Wellington Sound heavyweights Fat Freddys and DJs Mu and Zen... and here at the horn we are loving Nathan's new album Sound Travels, make sure you support NZ music and buy a copy from Zen at Chelsea Records! By the way, love the mullet Nath!

And finally big congratulations to DJ MU (the panther) who took away all the prizes at The MPC Battle on Wednesday, what a night, and as our official MPC MC Mark Cubey (the badger) stated "music was the winner on the night" big ups to all contestants, especially newcomer Kendrix, who wooed the crowd with his killa 2 step styles. The MPC Battle was a legendary Welly night with a fab turnout of locals, and we'll be announcing the next one soon. Thanks to Smoke CDs for providing the musical prize.

Ok, here's what's happening at the Horn in the next couple of weeks...

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 Final with Omar and Zero

The last of 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. Chill in the gardens to super selections!

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. Vee gets you moving on a Friday night, and his hip hop and black beat styles only compliment they way you're feeling, Cleanse yourself with Matterhorn funk. Black as!

Friday 4th - The Matterhorn presents Nathan Haines, Fat Freddys and Matterhorn DJs Mu and Zen at Sub 9...

Tickets on sale now at The 'Horn.

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.

Wednesday 9th 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

Thursday 10th 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 11th - 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. Vee gets you moving on a Friday night, and his hip hop and black beat styles only compliment they way you're feeling, Cleanse yourself with Matterhorn funk. Black as!

Saturday 12th - Zen & Maria

Join our latest addition to the Matterhorn roster, Maria as she teams up with saturday night's host Zen for an evening of pre-party wiggling in the garden. This duo dish up a stunning selection of funky and soulful house beats, Latin tip and San Francisco sounds... you're gonna love 'em.

Wednesday 16th 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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