Christchurch Folk Music Club
Diane Ponzio – Brings Her Entertaining New York Charm & Energy
DIANE PONZIO, singer-songwriter-guitarist, was born and raised in New York City, and honed her performing skills there after attending the renowned “fame” school. She has toured professionally all over the world doing concerts and as a chosen ambassador for the prestigious Martin Guitar Company.
Diane has released 10 CDs of original songs, and has designed two Martin guitars that bear her name.
Her songs and story telling will get you thinking, lift your heart, and move your feet.
Come and be entertained with her passion, humour and enthusiasm!
“Every time she plays, I can’t help but feel she’s playing just for me. Then I look around the audience, and it seems as if everyone else feels the same way.” C.F. Martin IV, CEO, Martin Guitar Company
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.
9 August 2020
We started out with a theme of planes, trains and automobiles, but boats, bikes and possibly a horse or two have joined the musical convoy.
16 August 2020
David plays guitar and mandolin, and sings. He enjoys singing in the Christchurch City Choir (most difficult music imaginable, and very good for the tonsils), Monday night sessions at the Pegasus Arms (always a good night), and the occasional celidh
23 August 2020
Three songwriters argue over headline billing, playing order, and whose shout it is, while talking about themselves and playing their self-selected ’Greatest Hits’.
6 September 2020
Violinist and composer Fiona Pears is joined by Connor Hartley-Hall, a master of Gypsy Jazz
13 September 2020
Join us at the Christchurch Folk Club for an amalgamation of a group of Canterbury’s talented young songwriters.
20 September 2020
Playing the songs, and telling the story of Etta James in this tribute night where four divas follow their passion bringing you a night celebrating the music of Miss James.
27 September 2020
Put on your dancing shoes, the Ceilidh calls all dancers to step!
1 November 2020
The Remnants are a folk/acoustic duo based in Christchurch, consisting of Rob Allan and Bruce Penno. Both Rob and Bruce have been playing guitars of various kinds for decades, in a number of different line-ups.
13 -16 November 2020