Canterbury Folk Music Festival

14th April - 17th April 2017

About the festival:

The Canterbury Folk Music Festival is an annual event, held over the Easter Break and facilitates a wonderful family orientated music festival promoting family relaxation, music and the arts.

Our aim is to provide a safe, friendly family environment and a wide range of music, concerts, educational workshops and artistic entertainment for the whole family. Children too are encouraged to perform.

Canterbury Folk Festival There is an extensive supervised children's programme for the littlies, and activities, concerts and facilities for the teens.

This is a family orientated event, open to the public, for Cantabrians to come along, relax, share, perform and enjoy.

Attendees of all age groups share a common love of multi-genre music, and not all are musicians.

Camping, catering, bathroom and cooking facilities are available onsite. Many come just to enjoy the friendship, fun, music, relaxation and friendly atmosphere this weekend brings.

To view details of the upcoming 2017 festival, please visit the website:

www.canterburyfolkfestival.org.nz

EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT BOOKINGS ARE NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE.

Be in early to ensure a powered camp site or bunk.

Programme available for download

Folk Club Calendar

Ceilidh Dance
20 May- 7.00pm
$8 Members
$12 Non-members
$5 Students with ID


Port Hillbillies - Bluegrass and Americana Music
27 May- 7.00pm
$10 Members
$15 Non-members
$5 Students with ID



Waimate Folk Festival
Queens Birthday Weekend -
1 - 4 June

Open Mic and AGM
10 June - 7.30pm on - Open Mic
$5 Members - Open Mic
$5 Non-members - Open Mic
$5 Students with ID


Eddie Simon
17 June- 7.00pm
$10 Members
$15 Non-members
$5 Students with ID


Secret Lives of Ukulele
24 June - 7.00pm
$10 Members
$15 Non-members
$5 Students with ID


The All Girl Big Band
1 July - 7.00pm
$15 Members
$20 Non-members
$5 Students with ID

Women in Harmony going Americana
8 July - 7.00pm
$8 Members
$12 Non-members
$5 Students with ID


Ryan Neville and the Midnight Blues Show Band
15 July - 7.00pm
$10 Members
$15 Non-members
$5 Students with ID

Too Many Chiefs
22 July - 7.00pm
$10 Members
$15 Non-members
$5 Students with ID

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