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Ding Dong Lounge
Auckland's Premier Rock Haven

DIVE BAR + MUSIC VENUES 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.

Main Bar

What's On
In The Main Bar

  • Thrash Metal Night
    Thrash Metal Night
    Sat, 24 Feb
    24 Feb 2024, 8:00 pm – 25 Feb 2024, 4:00 am
    Ding Dong Lounge, 26 Wyndham Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
    24 Feb 2024, 8:00 pm – 25 Feb 2024, 4:00 am
    Ding Dong Lounge, 26 Wyndham Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
    Get ready to unleash the raw power of metal mayhem at our Thrash Metal Night with Thrash Metal Night with DJ The Doctor and DJ PartyMoth!
  • Glow & Strum : Unplugged (an acoustic open mic)
    Glow & Strum : Unplugged (an acoustic open mic)
    Tue, 27 Feb
    27 Feb 2024, 8:00 pm – 11:30 pm
    Ding Dong Lounge, 26 Wyndham Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
    27 Feb 2024, 8:00 pm – 11:30 pm
    Ding Dong Lounge, 26 Wyndham Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
    Every Tuesday night we'll be hosting a weekly event for established or emerging singer-songwriters and performers to showcase their talent at our live music space, Dead Witch! Free Entry and Registration, arrive early for Happy Hour 6-8pm and come meet the hosts to sign up!
  • "Unofficial" Queens of the Stone Age & The Human League After Party
    "Unofficial" Queens of the Stone Age & The Human League After Party
    Thu, 29 Feb
    29 Feb 2024, 6:00 pm – 01 Mar 2024, 2:00 am
    Ding Dong Lounge, 26 Wyndham Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
    29 Feb 2024, 6:00 pm – 01 Mar 2024, 2:00 am
    Ding Dong Lounge, 26 Wyndham Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
    Two big gigs in town, Queens of the Stone Age & The Human League. Join us for an "unofficial" after party, with DJ Danni Doll spinning alternative rock and 80's rock tunes from 8pm.
  • Punk-Emo Party Before & After blink-182
    Punk-Emo Party Before & After blink-182
    Sat, 02 Mar
    02 Mar 2024, 5:00 pm – 03 Mar 2024, 4:00 am
    Ding Dong Lounge, 26 Wyndham Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
    02 Mar 2024, 5:00 pm – 03 Mar 2024, 4:00 am
    Ding Dong Lounge, 26 Wyndham Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
    Join us at Ding Dong Lounge on March 2, 2024, for a Punk-Emo Party celebrating blink-182's return to Auckland! Pre-concert gathering, DJ Drew Bang spinning Punk, Pop Punk, and Emo hits before the show plus an after-party until 4:00 AM. R18. Get your tickets now!
  • Juggalo Dress Up Party!
    Juggalo Dress Up Party!
    Sat, 09 Mar
    09 Mar 2024, 8:00 pm – 10 Mar 2024, 4:00 am
    Ding Dong Lounge, 26 Wyndham Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
    09 Mar 2024, 8:00 pm – 10 Mar 2024, 4:00 am
    Ding Dong Lounge, 26 Wyndham Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
    Juggalo Dress Up Party! Face paint, clown attire, dress up as your favorite Juggalo persona! Sip on Faygo-themed cocktails, and dance to live DJ BLITZ da Maori spinning the Juggalo beats.
  • Emo Night Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland
    Emo Night Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland
    Sat, 23 Mar
    23 Mar 2024, 7:00 pm – 24 Mar 2024, 4:00 am
    Ding Dong Lounge, 26 Wyndham Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
    23 Mar 2024, 7:00 pm – 24 Mar 2024, 4:00 am
    Ding Dong Lounge, 26 Wyndham Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
    Join us for an electrifying pop-punk and emo extravaganza at Ding Dong Lounge! Live performances by Holloway and guests, accompanied by relentless DJ spins. Grab your tickets now and let's make history celebrating a decade of pop-punk and emo culture!

What's On
At Dead Witch

  • DRAGS NOT DEAD - UNAPOLOGETIC
    DRAGS NOT DEAD - UNAPOLOGETIC
    Fri, 23 Feb
    23 Feb 2024, 8:00 pm – 11:30 pm
    Ding Dong Lounge, 26 Wyndham Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
    23 Feb 2024, 8:00 pm – 11:30 pm
    Ding Dong Lounge, 26 Wyndham Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
    Sorry, We're not sorry! Drags Not Dead returns on Februassy the 23rd! Your Host : Thot Mess! Your Superstars: Twinkubus Margarita Blades Forest La Fae Dick Goblín Reign Bowman Justin Véjay Sour Patch King Deviant Lou Bird Your Acolytes: Jaqueline Anyarse
  • CESURA 'Reap The Night' EP Release
    CESURA 'Reap The Night' EP Release
    Sat, 24 Feb
    24 Feb 2024, 8:00 pm – 11:50 pm
    Ding Dong Lounge, 26 Wyndham Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
    24 Feb 2024, 8:00 pm – 11:50 pm
    Ding Dong Lounge, 26 Wyndham Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
    Local thrash metal heroes Cesura are proud to release their EP 'Reap The Night' through SKR NZ, to celebrate, we've turned the volume up to 11 with Darktide, Forsworn, and Rotorua's heaviest hitters INTHEIRIMAGE. Cesura's debut will be available on CD and Cassette, so bring cash and carnage \m/,
  • Glow & Strum : Unplugged (an acoustic open mic)
    Glow & Strum : Unplugged (an acoustic open mic)
    Tue, 27 Feb
    27 Feb 2024, 8:00 pm – 11:30 pm
    Ding Dong Lounge, 26 Wyndham Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
    27 Feb 2024, 8:00 pm – 11:30 pm
    Ding Dong Lounge, 26 Wyndham Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
    Every Tuesday night we'll be hosting a weekly event for established or emerging singer-songwriters and performers to showcase their talent at our live music space, Dead Witch! Free Entry and Registration, arrive early for Happy Hour 6-8pm and come meet the hosts to sign up!
  • WORKHORSE, Georgia Knight, Keeskea, Babe Martin
    WORKHORSE, Georgia Knight, Keeskea, Babe Martin
    Fri, 01 Mar
    01 Mar 2024, 8:00 pm – 11:50 pm
    Ding Dong Lounge, 26 Wyndham Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
    01 Mar 2024, 8:00 pm – 11:50 pm
    Ding Dong Lounge, 26 Wyndham Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
    Australian touring acts performing at Camp A Low Hum are extending their journey through Aotearoa, bringing their lush sounds to Ding Dong Lounge. Opening the night is Tāmaki Makaurau's very own Babe Martin, the auto-harp wielding folk artist Georgia Knight, & fellow Kaurna land musician Keeskea.
  • Knights Of Bardic Revelry : Cyanide Altar, Forsworn, Jake The Mah
    Knights Of Bardic Revelry : Cyanide Altar, Forsworn, Jake The Mah
    Sat, 02 Mar
    02 Mar 2024, 8:00 pm – 03 Mar 2024, 11:50 pm
    Ding Dong Lounge, 26 Wyndham Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
    02 Mar 2024, 8:00 pm – 03 Mar 2024, 11:50 pm
    Ding Dong Lounge, 26 Wyndham Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
    The first avowal of the Knights Of Bardic Revelry! Featuring our servants in sludge, Cyanide Altar bringing the molten lead facemelters. Forgers of metallic mêlée Forsworn bringing the thrash of nine tails, & in the scullions of death Jake The Mah's initiation ceremony. Saturday 2nd March. 8PM. R18.
  • Marmalade Skies - Album Tour
    Marmalade Skies - Album Tour
    Fri, 08 Mar
    08 Mar 2024, 8:00 pm – 11:50 pm
    Ding Dong Lounge, 26 Wyndham Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
    08 Mar 2024, 8:00 pm – 11:50 pm
    Ding Dong Lounge, 26 Wyndham Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
    Supported by Tamaki Makaurau's very own Fool's Lagoon and Where's Jai - Marmalade Skies bring their album release tour of 'When I Wake Up' to Ding Dong Lounge! Dominating the Tauranga band scene, Marmalade Skies have local legends, don't miss out on this one!
  • RIP BLOODNUT - With After Forever & Brackenwood Coven
    RIP BLOODNUT - With After Forever & Brackenwood Coven
    Fri, 15 Mar
    15 Mar 2024, 8:00 pm – 11:50 pm
    Ding Dong Lounge, 26 Wyndham Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
    15 Mar 2024, 8:00 pm – 11:50 pm
    Ding Dong Lounge, 26 Wyndham Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
    It is time to pack it in. Bloodnut has been a thing for well over a decade now and that is like 3 times as long as Auckland bands usually last for. That's quite the achievement... Come celebrate our last hurrah with After Forever and Brackenwood Coven. 8pm $15 Presales, $20 on Door. R18.
  • JENGA CORP PRESENTS : Capricore, Chlorine, Esmonde, Halfstar
    JENGA CORP PRESENTS : Capricore, Chlorine, Esmonde, Halfstar
    Sat, 16 Mar
    16 Mar 2024, 8:00 pm – 17 Mar 2024, 12:00 am
    Ding Dong Lounge, 26 Wyndham Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
    16 Mar 2024, 8:00 pm – 17 Mar 2024, 12:00 am
    Ding Dong Lounge, 26 Wyndham Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
    Capricore, Chlorine, Esmonde and Halfstar bringing the noise on Saturday 16th of March A night of quirky alt-rock, shoegaze, punk and pop to cater to almost everyone's sonic palette R18 8PM $10 Entry $15 doors Arrive early for happy hour 6PM 26 Wyndham Street, Entry through Ding Dong Lounge
  • Monolith - Scorched Earth 2024
    Monolith - Scorched Earth 2024
    Fri, 22 Mar
    22 Mar 2024, 8:00 pm – 11:50 pm
    Ding Dong Lounge, 26 Wyndham Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
    22 Mar 2024, 8:00 pm – 11:50 pm
    Ding Dong Lounge, 26 Wyndham Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
    MONOLITH. IF IT BLEEDS. CHASING TITANS. NN 8PM, R18, $8 PreSales, $10 Doors
  • Emo Night Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland
    Emo Night Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland
    Sat, 23 Mar
    23 Mar 2024, 7:00 pm – 24 Mar 2024, 4:00 am
    Ding Dong Lounge, 26 Wyndham Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
    23 Mar 2024, 7:00 pm – 24 Mar 2024, 4:00 am
    Ding Dong Lounge, 26 Wyndham Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
    Join us for an electrifying pop-punk and emo extravaganza at Ding Dong Lounge! Live performances by Holloway and guests, accompanied by relentless DJ spins. Grab your tickets now and let's make history celebrating a decade of pop-punk and emo culture!
  • SKR Presents Hard Alternative : Capricore, Esmonde, Shooless, Holy Crime
    SKR Presents Hard Alternative : Capricore, Esmonde, Shooless, Holy Crime
    Fri, 05 Apr
    05 Apr 2024, 8:00 pm – 11:50 pm
    Ding Dong Lounge, 26 Wyndham Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
    05 Apr 2024, 8:00 pm – 11:50 pm
    Ding Dong Lounge, 26 Wyndham Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
    The time has come to unlock Hard Alternative mode for the evening of April the 5th, with your hosts, ringleaders, and performance prodigies : Capricore, Esmonde, Shooless and Holy Crime. Come and haunt the attic with us at Dead Witch! R18, 8PM, Entry through Ding Dong Lounge. $10 PreSales, $15 doors
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