Christchurch Folk Music Club

Good Habits

18 July 2021$15 Members$20 Non-members$5 Students with ID

Good Habits are a UK alternative-folk duo composed of singer-cellist Bonnie Schwarz and accordionist Pete Shaw. They create folk-infused songs that test the limits of their traditional instruments; maintaining folk roots of musical storytelling amongst their energetic, virtuosic playing.  “The duo are musical tricksters..There’s a rare emotional warmth and fullness to Good Habits’ sound..’’ Songlines

Covid-19 saw them ‘stranded’ in New Zealand whilst on tour. In the year since, Good Habits have performed alongside a line up of New Zealand’s top acts including Nadia Reid, Ria Hall and Lost Tribe Aotearoa and were winners of Purbeck Folk Rising Award. The release of their debut album, ‘Going For Broke’, gained them shining reviews in Songlines, appearances in National Paper NZ Herald, and a tight tour schedule including performances at New Zealand’s largest festivals: CubaDupa, Splore, TSB Festival of Lights, Resolution and many more.

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.

ENTRADA

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Entrada are Tessa White (violin and mandolin) and Jonathan Le Cocq (guitar).

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Graham Wardrop

20 June 2021
Singer, song writer, acclaimed finger-style guitarist, luthier. Opening act – John Wright

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Lindsey Shields

27 June 2021
Lindsey Shields is a Dunedin based singer and songwriter with her own take on
things personal and political, on topics as diverse as Harrison Ford and the
Menopause. An avid traveller, she has found recent travel constraints have
spawned a few new themes.

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Open Mic Night

1 August 2021
We provide an outlet for local acoustic performers – singers, songwriters and poets all welcome. We encourage all levels – novice or expert – to hone performance skills in front of a listening and empathetic audience.

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