Ilam Press Records Presents: Katabatic Wind 12″ Release

Ilam Press Records present IPR002 ‘Katabatic Din’, a 12″ debut by KATABATIC WIND. With support performances by MOTTE, and newest band in town TIGER SPIDER!

Hell Fire Club
Saturday 2 September
9pm start

IPR002 is available in a limited edition of 20 x 12″ lathe cuts made by Peter King Records, with liner notes by Gwynneth Porter. These records will be exclusively available on the night. If there are any left over they will be put on the Katabatic Wind Bandcamp page here:

First in first served

Christchurch Venue Map

Note: This is a work in progress and will have additional content added both in the Map (i.e. venue images) or in the body of this post (i.e. a list of the venues in questioned, grouped by status etc).

Feel free to comment, give suggestions etc – this was put together as part of thebigcity’s on-going Venues archive.

Center map

The Feelups


Short-lived 3-piece garage-rock group comprised of Palace of Wisdom and Ruling Elite duo Andrew ‘Ox’ O’Connell (vocals) and Chris Andrews (stand-up drums) along with The Convics’ Connie Benson (guitar).

Made their debut in June 2017 with a short set at the newly re-opened Hellfire Club (formerly El Santo Porteno and originally the British Hotel).


  • Andrew ‘Ox’ O’Connell (vocals, 2017)
  • Connie Benson (guitar, 2017)
  • Chris Andrews (drums, 2017)