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Blue Pearl

Back by popular demand April 29th (Saturday) 6-9pm.

The ‘Blues are Brewin’ with Jazz Soul Fusion group Blue Pearl (sans drummer) Saturday 22nd April 6pm-9pm. Hear the sounds of Lady Day, Muddy Waters, B.B. King and more. Plus sassy new originals, ‘feel good’ grooves and superbly executed improvisation.
Featuring charismatic singer/songwriter Margaret Umbers with music heavy weights Joseph Anderson on guitar, Karl Benton on keyboard and Monsieur Aaron Coddel on bass.

Mother’s Day at the Esplanade: May 2017.

Luca Mangi duo is performing for Mothers day brunch.

Luca Manghi won first prize at the Arrigo Boito National Music Conservatory. He was then awarded the highest distinction by the Biella International Superior Music Academy “L. Perosi” for his work with Peter Lukas Graf.

Winner of several soloist international competitions (UFAM Paris Competition, City

of Genova Competition) Luca has performed as principal flautist for many European orchestras.

He now lives in New Zealand where he works as freelance musician playing with the major orchestras of the country.

Since 2008 he has taught flute and chamber music at Auckland University, and from 2009 at Otago University and Waikato University.

In 2011 and 2015 Luca was invited to give a recital and a master class at the Australian Flute Festival, and often gives recitals in Europe with pianist David Kelly.

Their CD Quays has been released on Atoll Records.

Book now at the Esplanade Hotel, 1 Victoria Rd, Devonport, Auckland NZ. 09 4451291

Bookings via Eventfinda closer to the time.

ALSO


Ashe Cuba returned on Saturday 25th March

The return by popular demand of Ashe Cuba had the locals dancing in the streets outside the Esplanade. Great music that gets you moving. Check out the pics and video on our Facebook page




TUESDAY JAZZ in the BAR

Come and enjoy the fireplace and a glass of something cold after a long Tuesday at work. Tuesday Jazz bands showcasing at the Esplanade Hotel, 1 Victoria Rd, Devonport, Auckland NZ, every Tuesday from 5.30pm. 1st Tuesday of Month is Jow Carbery, 2nd Tuesday Paul TT and Friends, 3rd Tuesday Mike & Pete, and Sirrah on 4th & 5th Tuesday of the month .


Summer Jazz Festival


The return of the Esplanades fantastic Summer Jazz Festival.
Sponsored by Maison Vauron French wines.

This Saturday As part of our Summer Jazz Series, 6pm-9. Holzhacker Duo is Bryan and Konrad – an authentic Bavarian-style folk music group. Featuring music from Bavaria, Austria, and Germany. Drinking songs and polkas abound.
The return of the Esplanades fantastic Summer Jazz Festival.
Sponsored by Maison Vauron French wines.

A mix of jazz standards, Latin, funky blues with some folk influences. These musicians are some of Auckland’s most respected and experienced Jazz musicians and perform at Jazz festivals, vineyards and events around New Zealand.
6pm-9pm

– 11-Mar Sat – Holzhacker Duo
ALSO 17 March Maria for St Pats night
25 March return of Ashe Cuba (got people dancing in the streets last time they performed at the Esplanade)
– 8-Apr Sat – Nathan James Quartet
9th April Easter Sunday Tom Rodwell Duo
and don’t forget Luca Mangi duo for Mothers day brunch.


Special wines on offer include:
– Monmousseau Brut Etoile
– Domaine Bo Rivage Côtes de Provence rosé 2015
– St Francois Xavier Côtes du Rhône 2015
– Domaine de La Bastide Chardonnay
See you at the Esplanade for a sizzling Summer

6pm-9pm

– 11-Mar Sat – Holzhacker Duo
17 Mar Maria O’Flaherty (St Pats)
25 Mar Ashe Cuba
– 8-Apr Sat – Nathan James Quartet
Special wines on offer include:
– Monmousseau Brut Etoile
– Domaine Bo Rivage Côtes de Provence rosé 2015
– St Francois Xavier Côtes du Rhône 2015
– Domaine de La Bastide Chardonnay
See you at the Esplanade for a sizzling Summer.
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The Esplanade Hotel, 1 Victoria Rd, Devonport
Saturday 28 January, 2017, until Saturday 25 February, 2017, 6:00pm 9:00pm

The return of the Esplanades fantastic Summer Jazz Festival. Sponsored by Maison Vauron French wines. Enjoy a glass and soak up the tones. Blue Pearl starts 22nd January 6.30-9pm and then  Afro – Caribbean Ensemble Bar 6pm-9pm 28th January Caribbean –
4-Feb Sat Allana Goldsmith Trio Bar 6pm-9pm Jazz –
11-Feb Sat Caro Manins Trio Bar 6pm-9pm Jazz –
18-Feb Sat Maria O’Flaherty Trio Bar 6pm-9pm Jazz-
25-Feb Sat Caitlin Smith Trio Bar 6pm-9pm Jazz –
4-Mar Sat John Tuala Duo Bar 6pm-9pm Blues –
11-Mar Sat Holzhacker Duo Bar 6pm-9pm German-
8-Apr Sat Nathan James Quartet Bar 6.30pm-9.30pm Soul –
Special wines on offer include:-
Monmousseau Brut Etoile-
Domaine Bo Rivage Côtes de Provence rosé 2015 –
St Francois Xavier Côtes du Rhône 2015-
Domaine de La Bastide Chardonnay
See you at the Esplanade for a sizzling Summer.

Enquiries

Phone: (09) 445 1291, or
Email: reservations@esplanadehotel.co.nz

Heads Up on a few 2016 EVENTS-

  • November 1st Melbourne Cup. Ticketed event
  • November 5th Guy Fawkes and Halloween combined monster Bash. Ticketed event
  • Correct at time of publication
  • Come and enjoy the fireplace and a glass of something cold after a long Tuesday at work. Tuesday Jazz bands showcasing at the Esplanade Hotel, 1 Victoria Rd, Devonport, Auckland NZ, every Tuesday from 17 Jan from 5.30pm. Keep checking out our Facebook page for updates.

      The immensely successful Esplanade Summer Jazz Series continues Jan/Feb/March next Year-

      • March 5 – with Margaret Umbers, proudly sponsored by Maison Vauron, French wine merchants. Seek out our special French wine offerings, only available for the Jazz performance.
      • No cover charge for Summer Jazz Festival for dining guests and patrons.
      • We recommend you book now to ensure you get a table. Previous evenings have been completely booked out as people flock to enjoy the company of these fabulous artists. The music is provided free to entertain our diners.
      • Saturday Evenings of Summer 2016/17:- 6.30-9.30pm
      • Keep an eye out for announcements.
        Live Music 2017 – Esplanade Hotel

        Sweet Summer Series and Winter Blues Festival
        All gigs on Saturday unless stated otherwise.

        Jan 28 Bar Caribbean AFRO-CARIBBEAN ENSEMBLE Quartet

        Feb 4 Ballroom Dinner jazz Waitangi Commemoration. ALANA GOLDSMITH. Trio

        Feb11 Ballroom Dinner. CARO MANINS trio

        Feb 14 Tuesday Ballroom Valentines Dinner. MARGARET UMBERS quartet
        (Tuesday night jazz duo to be postponed?)

        Feb 18 Bar MARIA O’FLAHERTY trio

        Feb 25 Ballroom Dinner. Jazz CAITLIN SMITH trio

        March 4 Bar. Soul Night. JTUALA SOUL BAND

        March 11 Bar German Beer Fest HOLZHACKER duo

        March 17 Friday Bar St Patricks Irish CAT TUNKS trio

        April 8 Bar. EASTER WEEKEND NATHAN JAMES BAND
        April 9 Bar Easter Sunday TOM RODWELL. Trio

        April 25 Tuesday Bar Anzac Day JOE CARBERRY QUARTET

        May 7 Sunday Bar? Mother’s Day. light classical LUCA DUO

        July 4 Tuesday bar American Independence Day blues JT DUO

        July 14 Friday Bar Bastille. LINN LORKIN Quartet

        August 5 bar blues ARTIST TBC

        August 12 bar blues ARTIST TBC

        August 19 blues . JOHN TUALA

        August 26 blues $400 TOM RODWELL

        September 3 Sunday Fathers Day JO ANDERSON

        October Heritage week date tbc. Bar VODODEO Quartet

        October 7 bar Art Week John TUALA

        October 21 Saturday Auckland Jazz Fest Labour weekend
        October 22 Sunday Auckland Jazz Fest Labour weekend