Christchurch Folk Music Club
Turn That Down, Songs that were Banned or Censored- EOY Barbecue
Local entertainers get together to pay tribute to some of the greatest songs that have been censored. Music has been censored because of clashing moral values, racial and political motivations, generational value gaps, and fear. Not all songs that were cut were about profanity. As the Gulf War began, the BBC deemed several songs inappropriate ‘Imagine’ and ‘Six months in a Leaky Boat” were two of these. Songs by The Beatles; Crosby, Stills and Nash, Cliff Richards, Peter, Paul and Mary, Elvis, The Beach Boys to name a few artists that had banned songs.
This will be our final concert for 2018, alongside our end of year BBQ on December 16th.
If you are interested in performing please be in quick and register your interest with Judi Smitheram: firstname.lastname@example.org Judi has a number of resources of songs, and as a family friendly event please consider your choices.
Christchurch Folk Club Christmas BBQ
Doors open 5.30 pm
BBQ @ 6pm
Tribute concert will be in three sets: 6:15-7:15pm; 7:30-8:20pm and 8:40-9:30pm due to the overwhelming interest from those wishing to perform.
Admission will be $10 for members, $15 non-members. If you arrive for the BBQ this will be included in the entry fee, yes, free food and a fantastic concert! The Folk Club’s thank you for all the support you have given us over the year.
Doors open 7.00pm Performance starts at 7.30pm, you will get a seat if you arrive close to 7 pm.
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.
16 November 2018 (please note this is a Friday night concert)
Nigel Parry’s unique mix of contemporary, traditional and early music relies heavily on his vocal arrangements. Hailing from the UK, he was originally a rock singer and turned to folk music through friends, historical events and real ale.
18 November 2018
Top singer-songwriter and recording artist Charlotte Yates teams up with dynamite multi-instrumentalist Show Pony (trumpet/violin/vocals) to showcase songs hot off the press from Charlotte’s latest album release,
23 – 25 November 2018
A weekend that will include opportunities to reminisce, displays, concerts, open mic, dinner and ceilidh dance
25 November 2018
In a musical style variously described and as hornless jazz, banjoless bluegrass and drumless rock, they have entertained with their brand of quirky humour and vocal and instrumental prowess
2nd December 2018
$5 with ID
9 December 2018
Mark and Brenda are well known on the acoustic music scene. Mark has a penchant for acoustic rock, blues and reggae, complimented by Brenda’s beautiful voice with which she knows how to engage an audience.
10 February 2018
Fiona Pears has performed and recorded internationally over the past fifteen years.
17 February 2019
Andrew is a UK based solo artist performing mainly acoustic originals; songs of life, love and the human condition inspired by his time within the Melbourne musical community and travels on the road. Intimate and laid back – inviting, organic songs crafted with honest
often raw lyrics upon a canvas of guitar and vocals.
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