• Friday 17th April – Society Night – Shane Delaney
    • Sunday 19th April – Bluegrass Music Jam Session (free)
    • Sunday 19th April – Bluegrass Banjo Workshop (bookings essential)
    • Saturday 25th April – Concert – Bob McNeill and Gillian Boucher (postponed)
    • Friday 7th May – Concert – Enda Kenny

Note: The April Jam Session and Banjo Workshop have been postponed  one week until 19 April due to previous Easter weekend.

see below for the details

Note  there will also be a seating allocation system for those wanting specific seats allocated prior to concerts. Allocated seats should be requested well prior to the concert.  Click on following picture for further information on this option.
allocated seating (600 wide) (175x97)


Friday 17th April – Society Night – Shane Delaney

details to follow

Doors open at 7:30 – Door sales only

A jam session will follow – Bring your instruments and join in

Society Night – Shane Delaney
Friday 17th April 8:00pm
Wellington Bluegrass Society, 54 Richmond Street, Petone
$10 – one price for all – tea and coffee included


Saturday 25th April – Concert – Bob McNeill and Gillian Boucher

Postponed – details to follow

Concert – Bob McNeill and Gillian Boucher
Saturday 25th April 8:00pm (postponed)
Wellington Bluegrass Society, 54 Richmond Street, Petone
$tba members or children – tea and coffee included

Bookings accepted before the day – by email to bluegrass(at)xtra.co.nz or phone (04)477 0069

Doors open at 7:20pm for those who have booked
Otherwise door sales on the day from 7:50pm


Friday 7th May – Concert – Enda Kenny

details to follow

Concert – Enda Kenny
Friday 7th May 8:00pm
Wellington Bluegrass Society, 54 Richmond Street, Petone
$tba members or children – tea and coffee included

Bookings accepted before the day – by email to bluegrass(at)xtra.co.nz or phone (04)477 0069

Doors open at 7:20pm for those who have booked
Otherwise door sales on the day from 7:50pm


and much more to come !


Second Sunday each month – Jam Session and banjo workshop – Old Time Music or Bluegrass

Old-time Music or Bluegrass jam session and banjo workshop
second Sunday of the  month
Old-Time Music on ‘odd’ months – Jan, Mar, May, Jul, Sept, Nov
Bluegrass Music on ‘even’ months – Feb, Apr, Jun, Aug, Oct, Dec
Petone Community House
6 Britannia Street, Petone
2:00 – 4:00pm

Free entry to the jam sessions – all welcome
$30 per person for the banjo workshop – bookings required
Please email bluegrass(at)xtra.co.nz  to register your interest in the banjo workshop


This is a new venture for the WBS, having come together after years in the making. Over the years the WBS has organised Old-time banjo camps, then Old-time music camps and many Old-time instrument and workshops as well as various Bluegrass sessions. There has been a calling for an Old-time and Bluegrass jam sessions

I hope you all will embrace this opportunity so the jam sessions can flourish.

A new venture! in conjunction with the jam session:
banjo workshop, for absolute beginners!


In response to requests from some of you, there will be a banjo workshop, for absolute beginners. Running in parallel to the jam session, at the same venue, this will cater for anyone who has either just picked up a banjo, through to getting you up to jamming with others.

banjo workshop for absolute beginners
2:00 – 4:00pm
Petone Community House
6 Britannia Street, Petone
$30 per person – booking required

Please email bluegrass(at)xtra.co.nz  to register your interest in this workshop


Wellington Bluegrass Society, Petone New Zealand
for good fun and fine music !