MusicMarch 2, 2018

The last night of the Kings Arms: in photos


The Kings Arms, legendary Auckland music venue, closed forever on Wednesday night. Joel Thomas was there with his camera.

Twilight at The Kings Arms
A dance-off held by bFM for a City Limits Ticket
95bFM moving gear
A dog, loving it
Hidden Heinies
Queen Neptune
Graffiti in the Garden Bar
Wax Chattels
The smoking section
Ashlin White, bartender/manager
The garden bar full of smoke
Commemorative prints for sale
Men’s toilet
King Kapisi
Eating’s cheating
An over-full garden bar covered in empty bottles
Bartender Eliot Witters dealing with customers wanting the last of the stock
Men’s toilet
Crowd surfer at Voom
Dancers, Voom
The last chord to be played at The King Arms
Kings Arms staff huddle as the shift closes
Kings Arms staff smoking in the toilet during the afterparty
Kings Arms staff dancing at the staff afterparty
RIP The Kings Arms

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