The Powerstation is one of Aotearoa’s most iconic live music venues – an unassuming black box nestled near the top of Mount Eden Road in Auckland. With a history that runs 30 years deep, the Powerstation has played host to some of music’s biggest names and brightest rising stars.

A staggering list of music royalty has played sold-out concerts at the Powerstation over the years – including the Beastie Boys, Ramones, Soundgarden, the Pixies, Public Enemy, Marilyn Manson, Radiohead, Television, Snoop Dogg and many more.

More recent high-profile shows have included appearances by Kendrick Lamar, Lorde, George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic, The Breeders, Buzzcocks, Crystal Castles, Steve Earle & The Dukes, Nas, The Internet, Flying Lotus, Charles Bradley and Wolf Alice.

Performer onstage at the Powerstation Auckland
Performer singing and playing red electric guitar at the Powerstation, Auckland
Audience watches a singer against a blue projected backdrop at the Powerstation, Auckland
Kimbra performs onstage at the Powerstation, Auckland
Singer in hat with microphone against a smoky background at the Powerstation, Auckland