Christchurch Folk Music Club
Ronél Hunter is a singer-songwriter residing in Kakapoint. Originally from South Africa, Ronél played at local folk festivals before moving to NZ in 2009.
Ronél writes songs about real life and is a firm believer in being real and being yourself. She tells stories through her songs that connect to the audience in a personal and real way.
In 2017 she picked up the pen and embarked on the journey of writing songs for her Debut album, which was released in March 2020. Lockdown also lead to the birth of some new songs. Influences on her music include artist like Tracy Chapman, Dolly Parton, Guy Clark, and Mary Gauthier.
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.
20 June 2021
Singer, song writer, acclaimed finger-style guitarist, luthier. Opening act – John Wright
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.
4 July 2021
For the past 19 years Rural Delivery (Version 4.3) has given audiences in Christchurch fun mixed with music. Time hasn’t dimmed their desire to enjoy making music mutually satisfying music – isn’t that the best part of any day or week?
11 July 2021
Brought to you by Gary Elford, supported by the Port Hillbillies and Andrew Redepenning
18 July 2021 , 4-5pm
18 July 2021
ood 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.
25 July 2021
Both need no introduction to the folk club regulars, having both been performers and strong supporters of Canterbury Folk music for many years. Looking forward to a fun night.
1 August 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.
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.
8 August 2021 SUSS4’s repertoire is an eclectic mix ranging from jazz standards and Brazilian/Cuban classics to blues, R&B, country rock and modern pop! With their common choral background, the emphasis is strongly on vocal harmony, whatever the genre.