Mr Matt Crawley
Dec
22
8:00 PM20:00

Mr Matt Crawley

DJ Matt Crawley – frequent host of 95bFM’s Sunday funk/soul show Back on the Good Foot.Matt has also managed to find the time to sing with The Cosbys, The Conjurors, and has even guested with hip-hop outfits Tourettes and Homebrew, and is a respected giant-voiced songwriter in his own right.

 

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TV DiSKO
Dec
8
8:00 PM20:00

TV DiSKO

TV DiSKO offers a vinyl-only evening made up of a tasty trove of treasures, treats, tinctures and tonics, a mind-melting mélange and a goose-pimpling gumbo of genres and geographies.

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Martyn Pepperell
Dec
1
7:00 PM19:00

Martyn Pepperell

 A freelance journalist, broadcaster, DJ, and concert promoter from Wellington, New Zealand. His work has been published and presented by Boiler Room TV, Dazed & Confused, Dummy Mag, i-D, Noisey, Norient, Radio New Zealand, Resident Advisor, Red Bull Studios, Sniffers, The Spinoff, and The 405. In 2017, he has written feature stories about Aldous Harding, Alice Coltrane, Kojey Radical, FIS & Rob Thorne, Midori Takada, Look Blue Go Purple, Mr. Mitch, Nadia Reid, and Surly.

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Stinky Jim - Friday Night Set
Nov
30
to Dec 21

Stinky Jim - Friday Night Set

Stinky Jim is the host of 95bFM’s long running, weekly Stinky Grooves radio show. Unlike the firm focus on strictly new and upcoming material that characterises Stinky Grooves, Jim’s Friday night sets at Love Bucket are a curated stroll through a lifetime’s worth of music love, listening and involvement.

Ranging from raw rockabilly, country and premium grade rock’n’roll to crucial cumbia, righteous reggae, simmering soul and feisty funk as well as most points in-between Jim’s 6+ hour sets are never predictable and impeccably plotted..

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Motel World
Nov
22
7:30 PM19:30

Motel World

Lovebucket Presents: Motel World - live, Thursday 22 November, 7.30pm, $5 on the door #LovebucketLive #MotelWorld


Motel World is your one man spirit guide through the afterlife of forgotten tunes from the dusty corners of doo-wop, rhythm & blues and song-craft. This Telecaster broadcaster navigates through obscurities both rare and racy, unearthing new gems in their verses & refrains. Plug in to the adult channel.

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Tina Turntables - hollerin’, jumpin’ blues and early juke joint jams
Nov
10
to Nov 11

Tina Turntables - hollerin’, jumpin’ blues and early juke joint jams

DJ Tina Turntables is well-known to D.O.C, Cassette and Whammy Bar regulars and has played for rock heroes including The Black Keys, The BellRays, AK79 & The Dirtbombs. As legendary for her incredible dress sense and her dangerously hot sex appeal as for her sterling music taste, Tina T is notorious for using rock n soul tracks as a weapon of mass dance addiction.

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Tina Turntables - hollerin’, jumpin’ blues and early juke joint jams
Oct
20
8:00 PM20:00

Tina Turntables - hollerin’, jumpin’ blues and early juke joint jams

DJ Tina Turntables is well-known to D.O.C, Cassette and Whammy Bar regulars and has played for rock heroes including The Black Keys, The BellRays, AK79 & The Dirtbombs. As legendary for her incredible dress sense and her dangerously hot sex appeal as for her sterling music taste, Tina T is notorious for using rock n soul tracks as a weapon of mass dance addiction.

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Nick Brightwell - live
Aug
23
7:30 PM19:30

Nick Brightwell - live

Nick Brightwell - finger-style exponent and killer folk and blues practitioner - not to mention winner of the instrumentalist category for a second year running in the 2018 NZ Golden Guitar Awards - graces Lovebucket as part of the Live at Lovebucket series

Thursday, Aug 23, 7.30pm 

$5 on the door

#LovebucketBar

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Martyn Pepperell - August
Aug
18
7:00 PM19:00

Martyn Pepperell - August

 A freelance journalist, broadcaster, DJ, and concert promoter from Wellington, New Zealand. His work has been published and presented by Boiler Room TV, Dazed & Confused, Dummy Mag, i-D, Noisey, Norient, Radio New Zealand, Resident Advisor, Red Bull Studios, Sniffers, The Spinoff, and The 405. In 2017, he has written feature stories about Aldous Harding, Alice Coltrane, Kojey Radical, FIS & Rob Thorne, Midori Takada, Look Blue Go Purple, Mr. Mitch, Nadia Reid, and Surly.

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Martyn Pepperell
May
12
7:00 PM19:00

Martyn Pepperell

 A freelance journalist, broadcaster, DJ, and concert promoter from Wellington, New Zealand. His work has been published and presented by Boiler Room TV, Dazed & Confused, Dummy Mag, i-D, Noisey, Norient, Radio New Zealand, Resident Advisor, Red Bull Studios, Sniffers, The Spinoff, and The 405. In 2017, he has written feature stories about Aldous Harding, Alice Coltrane, Kojey Radical, FIS & Rob Thorne, Midori Takada, Look Blue Go Purple, Mr. Mitch, Nadia Reid, and Surly.

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DJ Corysco
Mar
25
to Mar 26

DJ Corysco

Brazilian DJ Corysco’s passion for skateboarding was fuelled by his curiosity in associated skate-vid soundtracks, particularly whilst living in Los Angeles and witnessing and paying close attention to the strong, local hip-hop culture, as well as meeting and hanging with many of the DJs that still influence him today. 

Corysco’s passion for vinyl and the fusing of the contemporary with the old-school further developed back home in Brazil. In 2013 Corysco moved to France, quickly becoming a familiar name in the Parisian nightlife, consistently performing in many well-know clubs and bars around the city.

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Stinky Jim
Mar
2
to May 25

Stinky Jim

DJ Stinky Jim from the legendary 95bFM shows Rhythm Selection and Stinky Grooves – in an evening sound system of righteous riddims, ska, rocksteady, roots reggae, dub, dancehall and downbeat.

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Lucky Lucky Noodle
Feb
8
to Feb 10

Lucky Lucky Noodle

Sometimes we invite rad people to come and cook in our tiny kitchen for all our lovely Lovebucket guests. This week will feature one delicious dish after another from @luckyluckynoodle from Wed 7th to Sat 10th of Feb, 4pm until 9.30pm!! Each night there’ll be a different wee menu showcasing newly devised dishes - and of course the LB team will be on hand to stir & pour appropriately good stuff into your glasses! Lovebucket 309 K Rd #luckyinlove #noodles #allthenoodles #getinthebucket #bucketofnoodles #colab #smallbatch #limitedtimeonly

 

 

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Chopper Reeds (FFD) and The Mighty Longboss
Dec
2
7:00 PM19:00

Chopper Reeds (FFD) and The Mighty Longboss

Scott Towers AKA Chopper Reeds (FFD) and Ben ‘Longboss’ Stevens – live DJ set  –  dropping Brazilian Bossa and jazz, soul, funk and dub on sweet vinyl.

Saxophonist Scott Towers, AKA Chopper Reeds from Fat Freddy’s Drop, joined the group in 2007 and has been playing the saxophone with them ever since. Scott has also been an avid vinyl lover for most part of his life and always finds some special records on his travels.

Fellow Wellingtonian Ben ‘Longboss’ Stevens…  also has an amazing record collection and is the head behind www.strangelovemusic.com– he’s reissuing dope music and is working on an NZ no-wave comp. He’s also one of the architects behind the design of the Hallertau Biergarten!

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