Christchurch Folk Music Club

Turn That Down, Songs that were Banned or Censored- EOY Barbecue

16 December 2018 $10 Members $15 Non-members $5 Students with ID

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: 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.

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