Upcoming Events

Past Events

Working Late 2022

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  • Confidence Man • Leisure • Bailey Wiley • Balu Brigada • Matthew Young • Aw B • Hurricane Emily • Beccie B • Aunty El
After a debut sellout, Working Late returns in 2022, Saturday 10th of September. Join us for a night of live music, dancing, huge prizes & immersive art installations in the infamous abode of Shed10, Auckland

Full lineup and pre-reg will be released next week... with sneak peaks of prizes posted in the interim And yep, we are giving away another motorized vehicle. Welcome (back) to Working Late. We've missed you.
Proudly brought to you by @nexgen_touring & @department_of_arts

Skin On Skin

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  • Skin On Skin
Club 121 and the DOA once again join forces, this time to bring Skin on Skin to Tāmaki Makaurau on August 20th at The Hollywood Avondale.

After an iconic European run including a viral Boiler Room debut Skin on Skin is returning home for australian tour and promises to deliver a night of smoked out techno, classic house and alternative hip hop.

Working Late 2021

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  • Coming Soon
The Department of Arts and Nexgen Touring present a night of what?

a) House, Disco and Techno
b) Live Bands & Hip Hop
c) A chance to WIN A CAR!!!
d) Fully Immersive Art Installations

If you picked e) ALL OF THE ABOVE - you are correct!

Clock out early & come work late at our inaugural live music & game show experience

Shed 10, Queens Wharf
14th August 2021
Tickets on sale Tuesday 1st June

In Bloom

Come join us this summer at one of the most unique outdoor venues in NZ, situated on the Tauranga Waterfront

In Bloom - November 12th

All Friends Welcome

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  • Hurricane Emily
  • Beccie B
  • Snead Place
  • Ben and Munro
  • General Data
We are doing a do! A home has been found for the next Department of Arts experience.
Designed for fun, Fabricated for pleasure, and Installed with vigour. Stay tuned for more details!!!

In Bloom 2023

TicketsClick Here
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  • Muroki
  • Bontempo
  • Park Rd
  • Buttermilk
  • Hotel Tropic
  • Harrison Jupe
  • System
  • Hot Sauce Club
An extravagant collection of colour, boogie and good times. RedHearing and The Department of Arts have again collaborated to deliver their annual spring dance, In Bloom! Come November 18, we will be rejoicing on the Tauranga waterfront to an array of art, feast, drink and dance! We are stoked to welcome: Muroki, Bontempo, Park Rd, Hotel Tropic, Hot Sauce Club, HarrisonJupe, Hot Sauce Club, System, Butter Milk. Mount Brew Co, Karage Boys, and Johnny's Dumplings will be there to support also. Come join for what will be an unforgettable welcome to the warmer months.