Christchurch Folk Music Club
Ceollu – Tessa White & Jonathan Le Cocq – a Celtic flavour night
Ceollu began as an ‘Irish duo with a twist’ delivering traditional and untraditional songs and tunes in an unexpectedly refreshing style. Now a three-piece, Argene, Kirsten and Mary’s sound is strong in Irish flavour with a hit of rock, pop and jazz.
Argene Flack (bodhran, whistles, percussion, foot percussion) is a much sought-after performance and recording artist. She tutors in dance and instruments, is an accomplished Irish dancer and is co-director of Southern Cross Irish Dance.
Kirsten Bone (fiddle, percussion) grew up in a Welsh tri-lingual home filled with music. Surrounded by experts, it is no surprise that she began playing violin in ensembles and orchestras at a very young age. A recent arrival from the UK, she is loving the music scene here.
Mary Dunne (vocals, guitars, bouzouki, percussion) is an Irish award-winning singer songwriter and recording artist. She has two solo albums and numerous collaborated albums. When not performing with Ceollu, you might catch her with Molly’s Remedy or BottleLake Junction.
Tessa White and Jonathan Le Cocq play a unique blend of Celtic-inspired instrumental music for violin, guitar and mandolin. Spanning generations and styles, Jonathan’s background in early music and Tessa’s youthful, virtuosic tune-playing combine to deliver an extraordinary musical experience.
Doors open 7pm. Performance starts at 7.30pm, you will get a seat if you arrive close to 7pm.
VENUE: Irish Society Hall, 29 Domain Terrace, Spreydon The hall is situated up the long driveway, directly next to Domain Park, and there is plenty of well-lit off-street parking.
DOOR SALES CASH ONLY: Tea, coffee, biscuits and cake available during the break, also bar facilities for cold refreshments throughout the night, Eftpos available for purchases only, no cash-out facility. Please remember to bring your current Folk Club membership card as this is required for new club licensing.
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