Fringe takes flight at Wellington Airport

9 Feb 2023

NZ Fringe, the bold, brave and innovative arts festival is back in Wellington from 17 February to 11 March. We're helping Fringe take flight at Wellington Airport this month with pop-up performances in the terminal.

Head down to Fortune Favours bar at Wellington Airport to catch some awesome Fringe talent.


Friday 10 February | from 4.30pm | Fortune Favours Bar, Main Terminal
Milly Moon

Once upon a time she walked for months. To process grief, to know alone, to remember home. An intimate performance of story and songs for wandering feet. This unique and raw retelling of walking Te Araroa, celebrates the power of voice, body, and being shit scared but doing it anyway. Fringe event link..


CANCELLED Tuesday 14 February | from 4.30pm | Fortune Favours Bar, Main Terminal
Mx. Well

Mx. Well is a Pōneke based composer and comedian who has written music for many different projects such as "White Man Behind a Desk", Hugo Grrrl's "Princess Boy Wonder" and the Drag Musical for Children "The Glitter Garden". Their love song for the Director-General of Health: "Ashley Bloomfield: This One's For You" was viewed on Youtube over 100,000 times and was requested by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. Fringe event link.


Friday 24 February | from 4.30pm | Fortune Favours Bar, Main Terminal
Wallace - Full Spectrum (Feat. More Than Moves)

Wallace’s music has been described as a vibrant mosaic of soul, hip-hop and pop, her trademark jazz-influenced vocals and magnetic presence demonstrating her evolution as a songwriter to watch. Consistently connecting the dots between genres and influences, Wallace’s artistic identity has become uniquely recognisable, with her jazz training and distinct harmonies captivating audiences around the globe. Fringe event link.


Friday 3 March | from 4.30pm | Fortune Favours Bar, Main Terminal
Elyssa Vulpes

Elyssa Vulpes is a well-travelled Italian singer-songwriter who has performed at various festivals around the world, including the Edinburgh Fringe. From her extensive genre-blending back catalogue of original Indie folk compositions, she offers songs of passion, sorrow and transformation shining a light of hope in these troubled times. Fringe event link.


Friday 10 March | from 4.30pm | Fortune Favours Bar, Main Terminal
Charles N Charge

In Pre Conditioned Hori Charles explores life growing up as an urban Māori boy who feels culturally detached due to his pre-conditioned upbringing. Hear a variety of narratives remixed into a uniquely presented stage show with a backing track embedded in his passion for hip hop culture. Fringe event link.