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November 2018
$20

Coolies, Pumice, Duckling Monster & Oksun Ox

November 24, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 11:59 pm
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The Coolies Pumice Ducklingmonster Oksun Ox $15 presales from UTR | $20 on the door The Coolies This legendary and unpredictable trio, the enfant terribles of NZ punk, have been blurting out random batches of high order garage spew since 1997. Pumice Stefan Neville’s Pumice work throughout its 25 year existence, remains as one of the most relevant and prolific in the New Zealand experimental music scene, and undeniably significant in the psych/outsider/free folk scenario. Duckling Monster Ducklingmonster is the…

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December 2018

Closed for Wu-Tang

December 13, 2018 @ 4:00 pm

We closed cause our staff are going to a gig

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Hans Pucket, Ben Woods & Hob

December 28, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 11:59 pm
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Join us for a rad, last minute, last gig of the year (for Space Academy) Hans Pucket (two piece); Ben Woods; & Hob (Luke from Wurld Series) Doors at 8pm x

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February 2019

Francisca Griffin & the Bus Shelter Boys with The Teasers

February 23 @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Francisca Griffin (formerly known as Kathy Bull) from legendary Flying Nun outfit Look Blue Go Purple, announces her new album “The Spaces Between” and supporting South Island shows. Following the release of single Falling Light, Griffin shares Stardust, the second single from The Spaces Between. Falling Light and Stardust are testament to Griffin's strength as a songwriter; familiar jangly, expansive Dunedin Sound(ing) guitar lines which meet her adroit lyricism. This album marks a triumphant return to the stage from her…

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May 2019

Kreuser / Cailleau (Germany / France)

May 22 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Please join us for an audio visual blow-out! Kreuser/Cailleau connect prepared turntables, mix boards, super8 and video projectors. By crossing signals, they let sound create images and images create sound. Organising those in contextualised compositions. The result is an audiovisual performance machine or an experimental analogue DJ/VJ set, depending on the perspective you choose to take. Based in Berlin, the duo are comprised of German composer Timo Kreuser and French filmmaker Guillaume Cailleau. Their work is informed by their approaching…

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$10

The Schizophonics (SAN DIEGO) – Chch Charity Show!

May 29 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Schizophonics

Direct from San Diego, comes a rock n roll trio that is not for the faint hearted... The Schizophonics are touring NZ in May and June and they arecoming to Ōtautahi-Christchurch for a special charity show, to support those affected by the 15 March attacks. Donations will be taken on the door (minimum amount $10 but more appreciated!) with all proceeds going to Victim Support. Known for their formidable live shows, they've been called “One of my favorite live bands…

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July 2019
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CJF Mixtape Release

July 25 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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It’s a birthday party for CJF mixtape!!!! (just 6 months early) Hannah Everingham has finally decided to bring her EP to life in real life. Named after the car that has never passed its warrant of fitness, CJF Mixtape will be played LIVE for the FIRST TIME at Space Academy on Thursday the 25th of July. Expect sick beats Dad rap no skrrt braps but probably bad jokes - Hannah will be playing her EP as well as songs both…

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$10 - $20

Ha The Unclear w/Dolphin Friendly

July 26 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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A VMorg Ltd & Ha the Unclear collaboration Experiencing a fruitful creative spell after a busy summer and the release of second album Invisible Lines, Ha the Unclear are now excited to poke their head out of the burrow to play a mitten-full of winter shows around New Zealand. Wrap yourself in a scarf and come EMBRACE THE GLACE at Ha the Unclear’s Christchurch stop and bring a bit of spirit and dance with you! Supported on the night by…

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August 2019
$10

Créme Jean Album Release Tour – w/ Kool Aid

August 3 @ 9:00 pm - August 4 @ 12:00 am
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Créme Jean are taking their debut album Créme Emporium on the road with a mid winter Emporium Tourorium. Catch their frothy fuzz-pop live at Space Academy with fizzed up fundamentalists Kool Aid

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$20

French for Rabbits August Tour

August 9 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Welly-dreampoppers French for Rabbits are hitting the road this August to perform four special shows around the country to trial brand new material, and release a limited edition cassette of 'The Weight of Melted Snow' featuring 'Highest Hill'. The band features Brooke Singer and John Fitzgerald, alongside Ben Lemi, Hikurangi Schaverien-Kaa, and Penelope Esplin. In Christchurch they will be joined by special guests 'Ryan Fisherman and the Settlers of Catan'.

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