Christchurch Folk Music Club

Elizabeth Braggins and Olivia Wilson

5 May 2019 $10 Members $15 Non-members $5 Students with ID

Elizabeth Braggins is a familiar name on the Christchurch music scene. She has a unique style developed from many years of immersion in the music industry. Her highly original versions of well known songs are an eclectic mix of genres highlighting her classical, jazz, pop and rock backgrounds.

Elizabeth is also known internationally for her piano playing, singing and composition. Her self-titled album which was produced by Nigel Stone and Malcolm McNeill was a showcase of Christchurch and Wellington musicians which went on to become a finalist in the New Zealand (Tui) Music Awards.

Other albums include “Live Takes” a duo album with Graham Wardrop, two albums with Janice Gray and one album with her vocal trio group Volare (which was named as album of the week by National Radio).

Elizabeth has also featured on National Radio in a program produced by Graham Wardrop and has appeared at the Christchurch International Jazz Festival, Christchurch Arts Festival, Waipara Wine and Food Celebration, Wanganui Arts Festival and Toast Martinborough (Atarangi) .  


She now tours regularly and works at home recording, writing and arranging songs as well as teaching.


She will be joined in this concert by her daughter, Olivia Wilson

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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