Roxy Live

Welcome to Roxy Live, bringing live entertainment to the Eastern suburbs

Join us on Thursday nights for a variety of live entertainment including stand up, musical performances, slam poetry, and much, much more.

Curated by the lovely Roxy Cinema team, our hand selected performances take place in the Coco Restaurant on the ground floor of the Roxy, allowing you to enjoy the spoils of our small plates menu and imbibe with our specially trained cocktail artists' creations.

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Thursday 13th May 6:30pm

Roxy Live Presents - 'Rum with Ray', a Masterclass.

World renowned bartender and mixologist, Ray Letoa, talks you through a trio of rum-based taster cocktails, paired with light bites from CoCo's kitchen. Come along and see a true master at work and pick up some skills to take home with you. The Roxy bar will be open for extra imbibery and CoCo's full dinner menu will be available throughout the evening, from 5pm.

Tickets $39.50 plus $1.50 booking fee.

General admisison seating - first in first seated.

Ticket price includes Masterclass, supplied alcohol and mixers for cocktails and accompanying nibbles throughout.


Thursday 20th May 7:30pm

Roxy Live Presents - Creatif Kate's Poetry Showcase. Hosted by Kate Spencer, Wellingtons top poetry talent has been pulled together for your aural pleasure, on the Roxy Live Stage. Line up includes: 'Miss Leading', Rose Northey, and Sharn Maree.

Ticketing includes a complimentary welcome Cocktail or Mocktail on arrival. Coco will be open for casual dining prior to the event start and will continue it's delectable, small plates menu throughout the evening. Come along, sip, dine, relax an enjoy an evening of fine poetry in our beautiful speakeasy styled lounge bar.

Tickets $27.50 inc $1.50 Booking fee

R18 Event only

General admission only, be sure to get in early to secure your perfect spot!

Thursday 3rd June 7:00pm

Get ready to Laugh your Miram-arse off with some of the country's top Comedians! In association with Wellington Comedy, Roxy Live brings you Thursday Night Laughs.

Featuring James Nokise, 2013 Fred Dagg Comedy Award Nominee and 2 time Billy T Comedy Award Nominee. James, a Welsh / Samoan comedian, has carved out a reputation in New Zealand going after everything from gangs, to politicians, to stereotypes within Pacific Culture.

Also starring:
Lesa Macleod-Whiting - Winner - Best Newcomer - 2020 Wellington Comedy Awards

Opeti Vaka - Winner - 2019 Wellington Raw Comedy Quest

And headline acts Greg Ellis and Steven Youngblood
This is one show not to be missed.

Coco Restaurant will be offering its Exquisite Small Plates Menu, accompanied by the Roxy’s Full Bar.

Tickets $30

General Admission.

Kitchen open from 5:00pm.

$1.50 Booking fee applies to all tickets sold.

Thursday 12th June 7:30pm

A centennial plus celebration of a legend.

Guitarist and singer Zak Dikvert has established himself as an interpreter of the Great American Songbook and beyond. Now he honours the legendary singer Nat King Cole with a selection of his classics.

This show will feature some of Nat King Cole’s famous tunes such as: “It’s Only a Paper Moon”, “L.O.V.E”, “Our Love is Here to Stay”, “Candy”, “Let There Be Love”, “Smile”, “Straighten Up & Fly Right”, “Get Your Kicks on Route 66”, “Mona Lisa”, “Pick Yourself Up” & many more…

Accompanied by Wellington’s finest jazz musicians, this show is not to be missed.


Anita Schwabe – Piano
Nicholas Baucke-Mounsell – Saxophones
Nick Tipping – Bass
Greg Crayford – Drums

Get in quick! Numbers are limited!
Tickets $45 - Including Small Plate, House Cocktail on arrival (non-alcoholic option available).

$1.50 Booking Fee applies.

Tickets only available online only

General Admission only - Be sure to arrive early to secure a good spot!