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Ding Dong Lounge
Auckland's Premier Rock Haven

DIVE BAR + MUSIC VENUE
TĀMAKI MAKAURAU AOTEAROA

Welcome to Ding Dong Lounge, where the alternative music scene thrives in Aotearoa! More than just a dive bar, we're a sanctuary for music lovers and free spirits. Our vibrant venue offers cozy booths, late-night rock DJs, and an inclusive atmosphere. Don't miss Dead Witch, our exhilarating live music space upstairs. Join us at Ding Dong Lounge for a truly unforgettable experience! R18.

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Ding Dong Lounge Band Competition 2024!

Space is still available for Heats on Sat 29 June and Sat 6 July. Heats on Sat 13 July and Sat 20 July are full. Entries close 5pm on Fri 21 June 2024

Main Bar

What's On
In The Main Bar

  • MCR 20 Years Anniversary Album Celebration: Three Cheers for Sweet Revenge
    MCR 20 Years Anniversary Album Celebration: Three Cheers for Sweet Revenge
    Sat, 15 Jun
    15 Jun 2024, 8:00 pm – 16 Jun 2024, 4:00 am
    Ding Dong Lounge, 26 Wyndham Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
    15 Jun 2024, 8:00 pm – 16 Jun 2024, 4:00 am
    Ding Dong Lounge, 26 Wyndham Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
    20 years ago My Chemical Romance dropped an album that would forever change their career and the shape of music for every alternative teenager who dyed their hair. Now in 2024 and the album still goes hard! DJ Bendezu and DJ Trix spinning your favourite MCR tracks all night!
  • Glow & Strum : Unplugged (an acoustic open mic)
    Glow & Strum : Unplugged (an acoustic open mic)
    Tue, 18 Jun
    18 Jun 2024, 8:00 pm – 11:30 pm
    Ding Dong Lounge, 26 Wyndham Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
    18 Jun 2024, 8:00 pm – 11:30 pm
    Ding Dong Lounge, 26 Wyndham Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
    Are you a singer? Song writer? Performer? here's your chance to show us your talent. Acoustic open mic will be downstairs at Ding Dong Lounge main bar, starting from 8pm. Hosted by Jesse Shields
  • Tragic Thursday with DJ Danni Doll
    Tragic Thursday with DJ Danni Doll
    Thu, 20 Jun
    20 Jun 2024, 8:00 pm – 21 Jun 2024, 12:00 am
    Ding Dong Lounge, 26 Wyndham Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
    20 Jun 2024, 8:00 pm – 21 Jun 2024, 12:00 am
    Ding Dong Lounge, 26 Wyndham Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
    Tragic Thursday with DJ Danni Doll spinning Rock, Metal and Pop Punk Tunes from 8pm till midnight

What's On
At Dead Witch

  • Rock N Roll Karaoke - Hosted by The Empire
    Rock N Roll Karaoke - Hosted by The Empire
    Sat, 15 Jun
    15 Jun 2024, 9:00 pm – 16 Jun 2024, 1:00 am
    Ding Dong Lounge, 26 Wyndham Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
    15 Jun 2024, 9:00 pm – 16 Jun 2024, 1:00 am
    Ding Dong Lounge, 26 Wyndham Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
    Join us for Rock N Roll Karaoke, hosted by The Empire. from 9pm @ Dead Witch.
  • Jam Night at Dead Witch
    Jam Night at Dead Witch
    Thu, 20 Jun
    20 Jun 2024, 8:00 pm – 21 Jun 2024, 12:00 am
    Ding Dong Lounge, 26 Wyndham Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
    20 Jun 2024, 8:00 pm – 21 Jun 2024, 12:00 am
    Ding Dong Lounge, 26 Wyndham Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
    Bring your troops and your talent to Jam Night at Dead Witch! This is an open mic event with a difference, a full backline provided, and our in house sound tech will give you the experience of a live show - all you need to do is bring yourselves, your band, your friends, and an appetite for riffage!
  • SWAMP SOLSTICE II
    SWAMP SOLSTICE II
    Fri, 21 Jun
    21 Jun 2024, 7:00 pm – 22 Jun 2024, 11:50 pm
    Ding Dong Lounge, 26 Wyndham Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
    21 Jun 2024, 7:00 pm – 22 Jun 2024, 11:50 pm
    Ding Dong Lounge, 26 Wyndham Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
    SWAMP SOLSTICE II 2 NIGHTS OF MIDWINTER MADNESS FRIDAY 21ST JUNE PALE FLAG IF IT BLEEDS FORSWORN CABINET TURBULENT FLOW SATURDAY 22ND JUNE BRACKENWOOD COVEN SOUL STROKE SCHISTOCYTE KRAMPUSNACHT $15 PER NIGHT $25 WEEKEND PASS R18, 8PM DEAD WITCH
  • SWAMP SOLSTICE II - NIGHT 2
    SWAMP SOLSTICE II - NIGHT 2
    Sat, 22 Jun
    22 Jun 2024, 8:00 pm – 11:30 pm
    Ding Dong Lounge, 26 Wyndham Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
    22 Jun 2024, 8:00 pm – 11:30 pm
    Ding Dong Lounge, 26 Wyndham Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
    BRACKENWOOD COVEN. SOUL STROKE. SCHISTOCYTE. KRAMPUSNACHT $15 ENTRY
  • Late Night Rock Extravaganza with Model T - Thin Lizzy Tribute Band
    Late Night Rock Extravaganza with Model T - Thin Lizzy Tribute Band
    Sat, 22 Jun
    22 Jun 2024, 11:55 pm – 23 Jun 2024, 1:05 am
    Ding Dong Lounge, 26 Wyndham Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
    22 Jun 2024, 11:55 pm – 23 Jun 2024, 1:05 am
    Ding Dong Lounge, 26 Wyndham Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
    Join us for a late night show with Model T: Thin Lizzy Tribute Band
  • Ding Dong Lounge Band Competition Heat 1
    Ding Dong Lounge Band Competition Heat 1
    Sat, 29 Jun
    29 Jun 2024, 8:00 pm – 11:30 pm
    Ding Dong Lounge, 26 Wyndham Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
    29 Jun 2024, 8:00 pm – 11:30 pm
    Ding Dong Lounge, 26 Wyndham Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
    Calling all Auckland bands! Showcase your talent at the Ding Dong Lounge Band Competition 2024. Entries now open!
  • Ding Dong Lounge Band Competition Heat 2
    Ding Dong Lounge Band Competition Heat 2
    Sat, 06 Jul
    06 Jul 2024, 8:00 pm – 11:30 pm
    Ding Dong Lounge, 26 Wyndham Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
    06 Jul 2024, 8:00 pm – 11:30 pm
    Ding Dong Lounge, 26 Wyndham Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
    Calling all Auckland bands! Showcase your talent at the Ding Dong Lounge Band Competition 2024. Entries now open!
  • Take Hold - Stay Down EP Release Show
    Take Hold - Stay Down EP Release Show
    Fri, 12 Jul
    12 Jul 2024, 8:00 pm – 13 Jul 2024, 12:00 am
    Auckland, 26 Wyndham Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
    12 Jul 2024, 8:00 pm – 13 Jul 2024, 12:00 am
    Auckland, 26 Wyndham Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
    TAKE HOLD STAY DOWN EP RELEASE TOUR. DEAD WITCH - JULY 12. FEATURING SPECIAL GUESTS. MORE DETAILS TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON.
  • Ding Dong Lounge Band Competition Heat 3
    Ding Dong Lounge Band Competition Heat 3
    Sat, 13 Jul
    13 Jul 2024, 8:00 pm – 11:30 pm
    Ding Dong Lounge, 26 Wyndham Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
    13 Jul 2024, 8:00 pm – 11:30 pm
    Ding Dong Lounge, 26 Wyndham Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
    Get ready for an epic showdown at Ding Dong Lounge! Five bands—Alternative Facts, Community Treatment Order, Supermild, Mere, and CCTV—battle for two Semi-Final spots. Don't miss this night of fierce competition! Tickets: Early Bird $10, GA $15, Door $20.
  • Ding Dong Lounge Band Competition Heat 4
    Ding Dong Lounge Band Competition Heat 4
    Sat, 20 Jul
    20 Jul 2024, 8:00 pm – 11:30 pm
    Ding Dong Lounge, 26 Wyndham Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
    20 Jul 2024, 8:00 pm – 11:30 pm
    Ding Dong Lounge, 26 Wyndham Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
    Prepare yourself for an incredible clash at Ding Dong Lounge! Five bands—LAKIUS, Club Ruby, THE BRIDESMAIDS, Forsworn, and Captain Blistermint—are competing for two Semi-Final spots. Join us for a thrilling night of intense competition! Ticket prices: Early Bird $10, General Admission $15, Door $20
  • Ding Dong Lounge Band Competition Semi Final 1
    Ding Dong Lounge Band Competition Semi Final 1
    Fri, 26 Jul
    26 Jul 2024, 8:00 pm – 11:30 pm
    Ding Dong Lounge, 26 Wyndham Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
    26 Jul 2024, 8:00 pm – 11:30 pm
    Ding Dong Lounge, 26 Wyndham Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
    Calling all Auckland bands! Showcase your talent at the Ding Dong Lounge Band Competition 2024. Entries now open!
  • Ding Dong Lounge Band Competition Semi Final 2
    Ding Dong Lounge Band Competition Semi Final 2
    Sat, 27 Jul
    27 Jul 2024, 8:00 pm – 11:30 pm
    Ding Dong Lounge, 26 Wyndham Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
    27 Jul 2024, 8:00 pm – 11:30 pm
    Ding Dong Lounge, 26 Wyndham Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
    Calling all Auckland bands! Showcase your talent at the Ding Dong Lounge Band Competition 2024. Entries now open!
  • Ding Dong Lounge Band Competition Grand Final
    Ding Dong Lounge Band Competition Grand Final
    Sat, 24 Aug
    24 Aug 2024, 8:00 pm – 11:30 pm
    Ding Dong Lounge, 26 Wyndham Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
    24 Aug 2024, 8:00 pm – 11:30 pm
    Ding Dong Lounge, 26 Wyndham Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
    Calling all Auckland bands! Showcase your talent at the Ding Dong Lounge Band Competition 2024. Entries now open!
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