This week at Sandwiches
This week at Sandwiches, we host a full selection of New Zealand talent…
Wednesday Night Live
Jazz Sandwiches & Montana Jazz presents Wednesday Night Live!!! A live jazz dinner & show experience, featuring a rotating line-up of Wellington’s leading Jazz groups & soloists every Wednesday
This Wednesday features “The Nick Tipping Trio”Open for dinner from 5pm, the show starts at 9pm Free entry, table bookings recommended.
Cheese & Pickle
This Thursday, Cheese & Pickle presents a special guest band, “Pearl”
Sweet voices and Sassy Attitudes! Join the Wellington pop threesome for an intimate show on the eve of their debut single release.
8.30pm – Free entry – Check out the Pearl website www.pearlband.com
The Shimmy – featuring special guest, O.G.
Friday - A monthly shake-down of the left-field sound, featuring residents Zen, Marek, Duncan along with special guests.
Sandwiches is proud to present a club night with a difference: Shimmy. Inspired by masters of the musical mixed bag such as Thievery Corporation, Mr Scruff and Mark Rae, Shimmy embraces the eclectic side of the musical spectrum – a place where reggae, dub, souljazz, and funk hit the dance floor hand in hand with chunky hip-hop, broken beats and left-footed house. Join residents Zen, Marek and Duncan along with a rotating guest list of New Zealand’s most talented and open-minded DJs and musicians in a new monthly night that reveals dance music’s other side.
This month The Shimmy is proud to present O.G. also known as Oakley Grenell. Brother of Shapeshifter's Redford and part of the Otautahi Allstars, Oakley has just spent his last year in London, the time resulting in this diverse and well produced album. Definitely a step up from his debut EP 'Jaded', 'Uncharted' contains a wide range of styles with everything from hip-hop through to dub touched upon. MC Dynamite of Reprazent fame provides the vocals to "Bahm Bahm", an excellent slice of British sounding hip-hop not unlike the work of Roots Manuva and company, that wouldn't sound out of place on the Big Dada imprint. "Limited Time" on the other hand is a slick piece of broken beat soul, straight out of South-West London and featuring the sweet voiced J9 on vocals - she also features strongly on the downbeat "Oceans Apart".
O.G. shows his hand at drum & bass also, check "Sub Rosa", where solid beats meet live guitar, and "Artesia" which is a deep roller, the sort of thing you'd expect to hear on Good Looking. "Sirens" is another shift in direction, a proper slice of reggae-meets-jungle featuring MC Raggadon, while other strong contributions come from MC Rizla on "Smooth Chew", and another Christchurch representative Ladi 6 on "Change For The Better". 'Uncharted' shows a producer coming to terms with himself and his sound, and is all the more rewarding for its adventurous nature. Few musicians can touch upon so many different bases so successfully making 'Uncharted' a musical statement for us all to appreciate, in the process firmly establishing O.G. on NZ's buoyant "contemporary" music scene. Recommended.
$10 on the door – Free entry before midnight.
Found at Thirst
Saturday - Heineken Music presents
Featuring Mc Slave (aka Mark from the Mo Show) and Jason Harding (aka Clint Smiley) as judges for the competition.
Found@thirst is Heineken Music’s ongoing quest for the world’s freshest and most vibrant DJ/Producer talent. It’s an international competition that tours over thirty countries around the world, where DJ’s from Thirst’s international line up, alongside local industry experts, will judge NZ’s local talent. Check the website for more details – www.heinekenmusic.co.nz
Following Found at Thirst
Sandwiches presents Monkey Business – Known for its underground sound and above average antics, his monthly night has been going strong for over three years.
Featuring Djs Ryan, Bryce, Wade, Clinton Smiley and Marek.
$10 on the door – Come early for Heineken Thirst Dj Comp and receive a free ticket.
Student Special – half price with student ID
Listen to Firm FM & Munt FM for giveaways
Coming soon ...
Sunday 24th April – Anzac Specail ‘P Bass Express [Live]’
Friday 15th April – Joe Ransom [Fabric London]
Saturday 23rd April - Wall of Bass Technique NZ Tour featuring Timmy Schumacher and Baitercell
Friday 13th May – Breaks Royale featuring Djs B-Line [Auckland] and Sean [Melbourne]
8 Kent Terrace,
04 385 7698
Log onto http://www.sandwiches.co.nz for further info.