Christchurch Folk Music Club
A Hobnail Knees Up!
We have a special night of music planned to kick off November in style. Hobnail are regular visitors to Christchurch Folk Club, but their shows have always been held on mid-winter Sunday nights. As much as they love playing to a sit-down Sunday audience, getting an audience up and dancing is part of their DNA, so we are pleased to announce the Hobnail Knees Up! Of course there will be plenty of room to sit and enjoy, but if you feel like dusting off your dancing shoes here’s your chance.
“Highly spirited and entertaining……an illustrious fusion of bluegrass, celtic, folk, pop, and rock’n’roll.” Stewart Hunt, Nelson Mail
They are 3-time finalists at the New Zealand Music Awards (Best Folk Album and Best Country Song twice).
“Refreshingly down-to-earth and lovely with vocals so tightly knit they could be family.” Mike Alexander, NZ Herald.
With “Jo Moir’s barnstorming fiddle”, great songs and spectacular harmonies, Hobnail’s live show will make your feet move and your heart sing.
All entry $20
You are invited to stay after the dance concludes for the Rugby World Final which begins on the big screen at 10pm hosted by the Irish Society. There is no charge for this event.
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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