Past Shows

Mark’s Fundraiser

The Arena, 30 Drews Ave, Wanganui 10th Nov 2018 $20.00 Our good mate and Jason's former neighbour Mark has suffered a bit of a health set back so to help out his partner Sara has rallied together musicians and friends from all over the place to put on an awesome...

Live at Lucky!

We had another brilliant time at Lucky where we took advantage of a larger stage that was used there the night before. A roots band was in town previously and Matt and Georgie received their first ever noise complaint! Our mates The Jacks came down form New Plymouth...

Whanganui Musicians Club

We had an awesome night down at the Savage Club Hall for the May the 4th edition of the Wanganui Musicians Club. A great crowd stayed up with us the whole time and we ripped out a couple of our new tracks, Crowded Room and What You Choose to Take, which were both...

Private Show – Nick’s 30th

We had a great night down at Frank Bar for our mate Nick's 30th. Guitarist Tim teamed up with long time friend Aaron Gash to play an awesome acoustic set before we hit the stage. Our set was really well received and we debuted two new songs, 'Crowded Room' and 'What...

Skate Lucky Rail Jam

So awesome that Matt and Georgie had us back to support the Lucky Skate Jam for youth to enjoy their skating in a cruisy supportive environment. It was such a cool thing to play in front of the ramps while the tricks were ripping out. Sure reminded us of our skating...

Private Show – Alex’s 30th

What an awesome birthday bash for our drummer Alex who turned 30 last Saturday! There were epic performances by 9 different bands and everyone had a super cool time. The night was rounded off perfectly by our good friends The Jacks, Pull Down the Sun and The...

Private Show – Eve’s 40th

Congratulations to Eve who celebrated a milestone this year and decided to get everyone along to Kessel's hometown of Wanganui. We had a great weekend of camping, partying and rock n roll! If you were lucky enough to have been invited we are sure you had as good a...

Wheels in Wanganui

We had an awesome time playing on super a hot day for the annual Wheels in Wanganui park up at the Racecourse with all proceeds going to the great people at St Johns Ambulance. Man it was hot up there and the lads certainly deserved a cold beer afterwards! Wanganui...

Fynthetic @ Lucky

A great night had by all with a super energetic crowd in the mood for a good time! It was awesome for us to play alongside our mates from Fynthetic and to put on a show everyone could really connect with. It was cool to have the crowd singing along and the band was...

Live at Lucky

Another awesome night with our friends at Lucky! Great people, great food and great music. Cheers to 80 Grit who came all the way from New Plymouth to support us and to those that came along to the show and made it such a mint time. It's cool for us to play in front...

The Citizens

We were privileged again to be playing amongst great company with our good friends The Jacks and other local acts Darkwater and The Leavings. A great show was put on by all involved and it was definitely a night to remember. Hopefully we can pull some strings and get...

Levin BBH

A great night had by all with Levin's local talent 'Melodies of the Disturbed' and 'Fusion'. It was great to get back and play in AEB's temporary premises at the Brass Band Hall and we were treated to some excellent music by some up-and-coming musicians who will be...

Lucky Bar

What a fantastic night with our friends down at the Lucky Bar! Mosquito Crucifixion slayed it in its very first live performance and put on a really entertaining show and we were stoked with the turnout! Many thanks too to those who braved the cold to make it out to...

NZ Music Month @ Frank Bar

Another great performance from the lads to a small but energetic crowd down at the Frank Bar for NZ Music Month. It was awesome to play again with The Jacks and to meet Anj and Olivia from Ready Sett, a great duo from Wellington. A seriously fun night was had by all...

The Wine Cellar

Well, well, well. What an awesome night in our biggest city - and what a turn out! Kessel can't thank everyone enough for coming out to show their support! A great crowd indeed and we are super thankful to The Jacks and Duke Landsford for having us on the bill. And...

AEB

What better way to celebrate Easter than by getting down at AEB in Levin! The venue is an old school out of the way joint down a back alley that is as cool as it sounds. We were supported by Levin's own The Vermillion Poets that played great blues rock and our great...

Whanganui Musicians Club

We were very excited to be playing a spot at our very own Wanganui Musicians Club. The club runs on the first Friday of every month and is well worth a visit to check out a great range of diverse talent from all over New Zealand. Unfortunately for the club, the other...

Pauls Road Festival

Pauls Road is an annual music gathering held in Wanganui to support charities. Every year there is a diverse range of different bands and we were lucky enough to be asked to play this year. It was a hot sunny day and we were stoked to be playing at the peak time of...

Rock the Tron!

Another great road trip away to play with some great bands including Punch Monkeys, Free Fall Rock and Acidmorph at Biddy Mulligans in Hamilton. And it ain't rock n' roll unless you're packing a gun, or so we found out! For those of you that haven't been there,...

Wheels in Wanganui

Well you haven't cut your teeth as a band until you've played on the back of a truck, and the inaugural 'Wheels in Wanganui' event held at the Wanganui Racecourse was our chance to do just that! We were really happy to be involved with such a great event to help raise...

NYE with TRM

New Year's Eve at The Royal in Palmerston North with Tokyo Rock Machine and Apollo Steam Train! What an awesome night supporting our mates Tokyo Rock Machine all the way from London. Jas and Si had spent a fair bit of time with drummer Waka over in London back in the...

The Arena

Kessel launched with a private gig at The Arena in front of a crowd of one hundred music lovers keen to see what all of the fuss was about! The band organised the entire evening themselves, right down to the free chips and recycling and were really stoked at the...