Christchurch Folk Music Club
Finding our folk at the Christchurch Folk Music Club’s 50th celebrations. Thank you Warren Watson for recording these wonderful memories.
Thank you to Tony Hale for selected captions
3-6 February 2023
12 February 2023
Lyrical, story-driven, insightful folk. Jane Cameron is a contemporary folk storyteller who brings moments to life that reflect the joy, yearning and sorrow of the human experience.
19 February 2022
Sassafras is based in the Foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. Sassafras is a bluegrass band who pays homage to the Bill Monroe and Flatt & Scruggs era, but also enjoys pushing the edge of progressive Newgrass music as well.
26 February 2023
Award-winning guitarist Joel Fafard performs Southern roots and blues classics with the soul of a purist and the showmanship of a seasoned entertainer.
5 March 2023
The Wax Birds are a harmonious acoustic duo based in Oxford, Canterbury. Consisting of a husband and wife team with Joanna on main vocals and Pete on guitar and harmonies.
12 March 2023
Braggins and Wardrop and Dunne are three fabulously talented Otautahi Christchurch-based artists who have joined forces and are now creating wonderful music together. They encapsulate what fine performance is all about – innate talent, super musicality and wonderful storytelling.
19 March 2023
For over three decades, Dublin-born Enda Kenny has delighted festival audiences across Australia and toured internationally to a dozen countries. His annual tours to UK and Ireland have established a reputation as a cracking entertainer with a razor wit and a swag of songs you’ll want to join in with.
26 March 2023
The Dee Street Band is a Dunedin-based band who play original folk, blues, rock, and protest music, with the occasional sea shanty thrown in for good measure.
14 May 2023
Nominated for Best NZ Folk Artist 2022, they pack punches but bring songs to heal the scars. Lindsay Martin’s masterful strings and vocals meet Victoria Vigenser’s magnificent voice, in driving rhythms and a connection, you have to hear to believe.