Christchurch Folk Music Club

50th Weekend

Finding our folk at the Christchurch Folk Music Club’s 50th celebrations. Thank you Warren Watson for recording these wonderful memories.

Thank you to Tony Hale for selected captions

Child and Youth Open Mic

22 September 2019
Get up on stage and show the world of our audience you’re a star! All kids are welcome to sign up for an 8 minute shot at fame and fortune – or at least become a Folk Club favourite.

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Open Mic Night

22 September 2019
We provide an outlet for local acoustic performers – singers, songwriters & poets all welcome. We encourage all levels – novice or expert – to hone performance skills in front of a sympathetic audience.

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BottleLake Junction

29 September 2019
With a total of ten instruments between them; a bunch of original songs and tunes; throw in some top notch arrangements and tight three-part harmonies; and there you have it

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The Kilmarnock Edition

6 October 2019
The group features mainly Scottish and Irish songs, both serious and amusing, with audience participation welcomed.

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Kenny Speirs

13 October 2019
Kenny Speirs has been a well-known figure on the national and international folk circuit for over twenty five years

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James Bar Bowen

3 November 2019
James Bar Bowen is an original acoustic folk-punk singer songwriter from the north of England. His poetic and thought-provoking songs tell personal and political stories from a variety of perspectives.

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Bill Hickman

24 November 2019
Wellingtonian Bill Hickman has a voice that has you coming back for more – celebrating the release of his latest album ‘Crossbones

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