Maggie Cocco at Common Room Hastings: Full Show

After two years of immersion in folk music here in NZ I think I’m getting the hang of it!

Watch this impromptu opening set for Bill Angus. It’ll take a bit more experience yet to be fully comfortable in this genre, but damn this felt good! Even (or especially) due to a couple hours notice and a broken g string (that was passably replaced with a g string from an electric guitar)…rock and roll 🤟😂 The bar staff, audience and culture here is ace! Hastings, I’m a fan ♥️

Musically yours,


Upcoming Events:

December 23rd – Bill Angus and The Mighty Ways at Cabana Club, Napier

December 31st – Bowie Bowie at The Secret Garden

Popup TBA – Piano and Spray Paint feat Maggie Cocco and Josh Kiwikiwi

Recent Events, Blogs, Videos, Editorials, Recordings:

Bill Angus and The Mighty Ways at The Common Room, Hastings

Chaos, Lament, Wail

The San Detroit Band at Tide

Bill Angus and The Mighty Ways at Leigh’s Sawmill

Bowie Bowie at Leigh’s Sawmill

GRD Book Club Popup Discussion: A sonic Geography of Voice – Towards and affective politics (Online event, all welcome!)

Songs of Thanks at Botticelli’s Livestream

Thanksgiving with Maggie Cocco Music

Wales v New Zealand Women’s Rugby World Cup Half Time Show feat Maggie Cocco Music

France v Italy Women’s Rugby World Cup Half Time Show feat Maggie Cocco Music

DUET WITH ME! And watch WADPA DANCE dress rehearsal for Women’s Rugby World Cup with Maggie Cocco Music

The Meaning behind “Science for Sociopaths” and new music with Beagle Radio

October 13th-14th – Maggie Cocco’s Science for Sociopaths at Whangarei Fringe *New Song Cycle Premiere*

Add lyrics to “What Else” from Maggie Cocco’s Science for Sociopaths

Video Playback: New Science for Sociopaths at Quaranpalooza

Press Week

‘Becoming’ – New Song Cycle Sneak Peek from Maggie Cocco’s Science for Sociopaths

Making Sense (and Art) of Social Media

The Maggie Cocco Band – Acoustic at Diablos Caravan

Mid Recording at Anzac Road: LIKE A MOTH

Maggie Cocco Music and Creative Calvary Present “I See You”

Music Education: What is “real time” and why is it important?

All possible events are live streamed, filmed, or otherwise documented. Check Patreon for full content and follow Maggie Cocco Music projects on social media for daily updates.


Joey has been a Maggie Cocco Music student for 4 years! Joey has been curating two community talent shows each year for the past five years in his home town of Burlingame, California. Even the mayor attends! Joey and his cohorts are differently abled and have access to limited funds for mentorship. Joey will be starting University this year, and expects that this December’s will be his last production. As such, he hopes to finish big! Joey is seeking extra tuition for help fine tuning the production and assistance writing his own song for the finale. Subsidizing Joey costs $15/week.

New student; Tony has a strong baritone and natural musicianship. He wants to learn all the Jazz vocal standards! Tony is differently abled and has limited funds. He comes to mine for an hour+ each week. His goal is to sing with a band one day, but also to sing for fun and because it’s good for him. Subsidizing Tony costs $30/week.

Christian is a Detroit native and was recently adopted into a big loving family of 7. Mom noticed right away that Christian is a naturally gifted singer, and Christian became a Maggie Cocco Music student the first time earlier this year in preparation for her audition with the prestigious Detroit Youth Chorus. She got in – Congratulations Christian! And is now seeking ongoing lessons in music theory and vocal coaching with Maggie Cocco Music. Subsidizing Christian’s lessons costs $220/month.

Maggie Cocco Music services are Pay What You Can so that persons who mightn’t otherwise be able to afford them have access to quality music education and services. Thank you for supporting Maggie Cocco Music in this mission 🤍

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