Auckland Live Music

With New Zealand's largest population, Auckland is a cosmopolitan city with a vibrant and lively nightlife. There's plenty of live music bars in Auckland with the Viaduct Harbour and Britomart popular spots in downtown Auckland.  

The suburbs of Ponsonby and Parnell have a good selection away from the centre. Check our Auckland Events guide for information on the latest live music events throughout Auckland.

Doolan Brothers Ellerslie

Vibrant Irish bar in the heart of Ellerslie. Casual dining and wide selection of drinks, with great craic, and regular live music (weekends). Great place to hang out evenings and weekends.

Danny Doolan's

Popular Irish bar and eatery with live music 7 days a week. Right in the heart of Viaduct Harbour, with an impressive steak menu, great drinks and friendly table service. Open until the early hours.

The Frankin

The Franklin is a stylish and spacious bar in the lively suburb of Ponsonby. A decent selection of beers, cocktails and wines, with indoor and outdoor areas to enjoy a drink.

Doolan Brothers Newmarket

Bustling Irish bar in central Newmarket, a few minutes walk from the train station. Great craic, live music, comprehensive menu and good, old-fashioned Irish hospitality. Busy at weekends.