Christchurch Folk Music Club
Hailing from Hawkes Bay, Singer – Songwriter Madeleine Howard infuses her pop-folk songs with heartfelt lyrics and catchy melodies.
In 2020, Madeleine was a part of the Artist Development programme at SOLE Music Academy. Under the mentorship of neo-soul artist Sacha Vee and Will McGillivray (nomad), Madeleine successfully released her debut EP ‘Just Reaching Out’ in August 2020, to critical acclaim (Muzix.net.nz, NZ Musician.)
Her debut single ‘No More’ was selected for the NZ On Air New New Tracks Compilation in May last year. With features on international blogs and recognition from NZ Pop artist Ladyhaxke, Madeleine is one to watch as she emerges into the New Zealand music scene.
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.
7 March 2021
Get up on stage and show the world of our audience you’re a star! All kids are welcome to sign up for an 8 minute shot at fame and fortune – or at least become a Folk Club favourite. Sign up begins at 5:45pm and will be first come, first served.
7 March 2021
We provide an outlet for local acoustic performers – singers, songwriters & poets all welcome. We encourage all levels – novice or expert – to hone performance skills in front of a sympathetic audience.
21 March 2021
Brought together by mutual respect and a love of good country music, Jeremy, Mary and Phil present original songs and tunes, top notch arrangements and tight three-part harmonies.
28 March 2021
2nd – 5th April 2021
11 April 2021
With his upcoming solo Road Works concert for us, John will present an equal measure of original guitar instrumentals and poetic songs that reflect ordinary life in New Zealand.
18 April 2021
Peninsula Envy’s repertoire includes quirky pre-loved and original songs telling tales of desire, deception and disgust. They draw on artists ranging from Kath Tait and Jake Thackeray through to Indigo Girls and The Dear Janes.
2 May 2021
Featuring the talents of:
Blair Allchurch, Geoff Skinner, Andy Thompson, John Parkinson, Ans Fonteyn, Jeremy Brownbrooke, Liz Nichol and Nigel Malthus
9 May 2021
Nine talented performers will bring a bold set of songs, stories and poems to the stage to entertain and refresh many memories of ‘The Good Old Days’.
16 May 2021
Three highly regarded local musicians have come together to form a trio that presents to you an exceptionally exciting programme of music.