Christchurch Folk Music Club

PRESIDENT
Steve Stern | email: president@folkmusic.org.nz

All enquiries about booking gigs should be made to Steve.

SECRETARY
Judi Smitheram | phone: h – 384 7401, Mob 027 454 3885
email: secretary@folkmusic.org.nz

TREASURER AND MEMBERSHIP
Gary Elford email: membership@folkmusic.org.nz

Committee
Martin Kraakman
Gerard Manley

If anyone wants anything raised at a Committee meeting, suggestions, bouquets or brickbats, let a committee member know.

Hear Ye:
All correspondence and contributions to the “Hear Ye” or this web site are gratefully welcomed and should be sent to:

Christchurch Folk Music Club
PO Box 964
CHRISTCHURCH 8140

or contact the Editor, on email: president@folkmusic.org.nz

Trick or Treat with Ma Bell and Guests

31 October 2021
You can expect a night of spirited high energy in classic Izzy style, from original composition to folk and country classics, dirty low-down blues and classy jazz renditions delivered up with attitude, class, and style, guaranteed to melt any heart.

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Fingerpicking Delights VI

7 November 2021

Five acts are jam packed with talent, with guitars navigating solos and
backing singers whose material will not just be in English.

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Andrew London

21 November 2021
Throughout four decades of writing, traveling and recording Andrew London has carved his own niche in the Kiwi music business. Elements of blues, folk, country, jazz, western swing and English music hall are evident, and the lines between them joyously blurred

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Martin Curtis

28 November 2021
Martin’s concerts combine quiet thoughtful songs about NZ and beyond with hilarious bush poetry and other humorous material he has picked up along the way.

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Manuka Hunnies

5 December 2021
In December, the full force of this collective, seen at the Christchurch Folk Club in 2018, will include the spine-tingling accordion of Sophia Bidwell, the tastefully blended soulful cello of Nicole Reddington along with their delicate harmonies and supreme musicianship.

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Tall Folk

13 February 2022
From the comparatively upper stratospheres of human heights, Tall Folk write from a bird’s eye view of political and social turmoil, lined with remnants of the goodness that keeps us all moving.

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Ronél Hunter

20 February 2022
Ronél writes songs about real life and is a firm believer in being real and being yourself. She tells stories through her songs that connect to the audience in a personal and real way.

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