Christchurch Folk Music Club

Across the Great Divide

10 October 2021$15 Members$20 Non-members$5 Students with ID

 

World music in a true folk roots fusion! Acoustic Americana meets Celtic Spirit! Here come Across the Great Divide, featuring traditional, contemporary and original songs and tunes from Celtic, Scandinavian and Americana roots. 

Featuring guitarist and arguably NZ’s finest dobro player Tony Burt, internationally respected Swedish saxophonist, Hanna Wiskari – Griffiths and music specialist and tradition bearer of Scots songs and tunes, on harp, guitar, and vocals, Karen Jones.

Unknowingly you are drawn into and welcomed to their special Transatlantic musical world. Original and traditional tunes and airs; Americana original compositions all receive the same skill and passion in their delivery until you are no longer aware of their different musical roots, nor any divide at all.

An Across The Great Divide concert isn’t a quiet affair. Strap yourself in for a wild, toe-tapping and emotionally laden journey, perfectly held together by their passion for their traditions

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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, please bring correct change if possible.
Current COVID restrictions will apply: signing in will be required, please wear a mask and observe social distancing, chairs will be arranged for "bubble" seating.The Irish Society bar facilities will be closed until Level 1.
Tea, coffee, biscuits and cake available during the break.

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