February 26 - March 1 | Wellington Waterfront

Free Admission | A festival of live art & music

What is The Performance Arcade

The Performance Arcade is a free live art event on Wellington Waterfront, run every year since 2011. Audiences have grown to over 90,000 in 2019, attracted by the exciting program of performance art and live music, installed with an assembly of shipping containers that create an innovative new space for performance arts presentation.


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February 20, 2019

Wellington songwriter Michael James Keane has recently released his 8 track solo album 'The Cascade'.
The Performance Arcade sat down with Micheal to...

February 13, 2019

Wellington local and classically trained vocalist Rose Blake (Blaek) steps into a different territory with her exploration of electronic music. With s...

March 2, 2018

So, you’ve heard about The Arcade. Maybe you’ve seen the fliers dotted around town, or
heard our Producer Sascha talking on the radio? Perhaps you’ve...

February 28, 2018

The walk-by with Kirst
The not-really- sure-what- to-do first
The safe playful ‘in’ provided by the Trust Power pink circles
The quiet emptiness of th...

February 28, 2018

Reading the programme
gold instrumental
weaving the walk
revised numerology

i don’t know what these things are yet but i am intrigued.
finding out wha...

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