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Hot Fun In The Summer Time...

Big Up to Ralph Magazine, who named Matterhorn women as the finest in Wellington and the hardest to pick up unless you happen to be a DJ or a celeb. Good one Ralph! Events you must see before or after The Matterhorn are: The Hand Job at Bats Theatre; Old movies on the big Screen at The Embassy, we particularly recommend Lawrence Of Arabia; Taxi Driver and Casablanca and don't forget it's not long till the end of the Parihaka exhibition at The City Gallery. See you out there. The Matterhorn muse

This week at The Matterhorn

Wednesday 6th December The Domestic Lounge presents Twinset Twist away to the beauteous sounds of Wellington¹s most co-ordinated jazz ensemble. Let Twinset caress your mid week woes away to the tune of funky live lounge and jazz. If you haven't caught them yet, do so. A recommended pick of the month.

Thursday 7th Expansions with b.lo Bass Frontiers resident b-lo is the Matterhorn¹s weekly smart vibes; his Thursday night residency at The Matterhorn is a popular weekend warm-up. b-lo plays all styles from drum and bass, jazz and techno all knitted with funk and soul b-lo's dancefloor is never an empty one, try it out for a great alternative to the packed weekend nights at The Matterhorn.

Friday 8th Mu & Zen Gotta love Mu and Zen, the dj tag team with hits for the dancefloor. Zen and Mu live it up with the sweetest soul, funk, reggae, house and the best of the rest. The most relaxing way to spend a Friday night is dancing in the garden to this dope dj pair; Join em this and every Friday night at The Matterhorn, funkin¹ your stuff.

Saturday 9th The Late Show Tonight mixing it up for your moving pleasure is Clinton Smiley and Koa, playing a night of funk soul, house and their new favourite flavour 2 step... get down to the horn for a casual night of drinking , dancing and dining.

Sunday 10th ­ The Matterhorn presents Gilles Peterson Worldwide 5-7pm on radio active 89fm

Next week at The Matterhorn

Wednesday 13th The Domestic Lounge presents 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 14th Expansions with b.lo Bass Frontiers resident b-lo is the Matterhorn¹s weekly smart vibes; his Thursday night residency at The Matterhorn is a popular weekend warm-up. b-lo plays all styles from drum and bass, jazz and techno all knitted with funk and soul b-lo's dancefloor is never an empty one, try it out for a great alternative to the packed weekend nights at The Matterhorn.

Friday 15th Mu & Zen Gotta love Mu and Zen, the dj tag team with hits for the dancefloor. Zen and Mu live it up with the sweetest soul, funk, reggae, house and the best of the rest. The most relaxing way to spend a Friday night is dancing in the garden to this dope dj pair; Join em this and every Friday night at The Matterhorn, funkin¹ your stuff.

Saturday 16th Heineken presents BUMP ­ An RnB and 2 Step Joint, don’t miss this anticipated party showcasing the most soulful hip hop, RnB and the freshest 2 step vibes in the country. Unsure of what 2 step is, don¹t be afraid, it’s the blackness of RnB and jungle fused in a dancefloor sylee, think Destiny’s Child meets Grooverider, anyway this night is hosted by soul baby Vee and features stunning beats from the man DJ Raw and Koa.

Sunday 17th ­ The Matterhorn presents Gilles Peterson Worldwide 5-7pm on radio active 89fm

Wednesday 20th The Domestic Lounge presents 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.


*** The Matterhorn 106 Cuba Street. Wellington. NZ Be safe this summer... see you there ***


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