Christchurch Folk Music Club
A Collection of Photos from John Flynn
The first 6 photos in this collection provided by John Flynn were taken by Brian Milne at the High Street Folk Center
A very young Alistair Hulett
(L-R) Warwick Brock, Gordon Collier, Vic Brown, Frank Fyfe, Dave Hart, Mike Garland, Phil Garland
Dave Hart, Warwick Brock, Darryl Watt, Gordon Collier (from band of hope jug band)
Taken at the 1969 Banjo Pickers Convention in Ngaruawahia
George Stewart – Taken at the 1969 Banjo Pickers Convention in Ngaruawahia
Warwick Brock and Dave Hart – Taken at the 1969 Banjo Pickers Convention in Ngaruawahia
Mike Seeger and HCBB – Taken at the 1969 Banjo Pickers Convention in Ngaruawahia
During the last few years I've undertaken research into traditional folk music in New Zealand. In light of recent correspondence posted at Musical Traditions I thought it would be worth sharing what I've discovered about the history of collecting in this country. ...
Highlights from the final concert of the 7th New Zealand National Folk Festival held on 6th June 1971 at St James Theatre, Wellington, broadcast on 2ZB 3rd October 1971. The Rocky Road To Dublin – Bill TaylorFrankie And Johnny – Mitch ParkThe Lady Came From Baltimore...
Recently, an academic friend pointed me towards the word solastalgia. Solastalgia is a kind of homesickness for a place that no longer exists, a "place that you did not leave but that somehow left you". Finally, a word for the Christchurch spaces, hangouts and quirky...
8 April 2017, Dave Cannan/contributed folk musician. Phil Garland may have been a born and bred, TrueBlue Cantabrian, but as the self-styled 'father of New Zealand folk music' his huge influence was felt nationwide, especially in Central Otago, for which he...
21 March 2020 - New Zealand went into Level 4 Lockdown - People were instructed to stay at home in their bubble and leave their residence only for essential travel. This meant the Club had to innovate -