• Saturday 13th February – Concert – You Me Everybody
  • Sunday 14th February – Bluegrass Music Jam Session (free)
  • Sunday 14th February – Bluegrass Banjo Workshop (bookings essential)
  • Friday 19th February – Society Night – The Madillionaires
  • Saturday 27th February – Concert and album launch – Raven Mavens
  • Sunday 14th March – Old Time Music Jam Session (free)
  • Sunday 14th March – Clawhammer Banjo Workshop (bookings essential)

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 available only for concerts – not for society nights.
allocated seating (600 wide) (175x97)


Saturday 13th February – Concert – You Me Everybody

Bluegrass, progressive and ever improving, they are fast developing their own identity and now with their second album just released, you are in for a treat.

details to follow

Concert – You Me Everybody
Saturday 13th February – 8:00pm
Wellington Bluegrass Society, 54 Richmond Street, Petone
$25/20 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 7:50pms


Friday 19th February – Society Night – The Madillionaires

Featuring three generations of the same family line, they will entertain you with songs of heroism and hardship, murder and survival, loves lost and won.

details to follow

Society Night – The Madillionaires
Friday 19th February – 8:00pm
Wellington Bluegrass Society, 54 Richmond Street, Petone
$15 – one price for all – tea and coffee included

Doors open at 7:30 – Door sales only

Floor spots to follow the main act and then a jam session after that.
Bring your instruments and join in!


Saturday 27th February – Concert and album launch – Raven Mavens

This fabulous four piece all women band are totally fab and this is their official album launch gig and concert, so expect a full night’s entertainment and the opportunity to be the first to own their latest CD!

details to follow

Concert – Raven Mavens
Saturday 27th February – 8:00pm
Wellington Bluegrass Society, 54 Richmond Street, Petone
$25/20 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 7:50pms


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 !