Christchurch Folk Music Club
Steve Stern | email: firstname.lastname@example.org
All enquiries about booking gigs should be made to Steve.
Judi Smitheram | phone: h – 384 7401, Mob 027 454 3885
TREASURER AND MEMBERSHIP
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Christchurch Folk Music Club
PO Box 964
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1 October 2023
Too Many Chiefs are four of New Zealand’s busiest singer/songwriters: Rob Joass, Andrew London, Wayne Mason and Lorina Harding all tour their own respective shows, sometimes internationally, and once or twice a year come together in Too Many Chiefs to share songs and stories from the road. Their individual influences and performing styles range from blues and jazz to country and folk, often with an element of social commentary, personal reflection and occasional satire.
8 October 2023
Renaissance is a wonderful combinations of period instruments – treble viol, flute/recorder, bass viol, cittern, bandora and lute. The combination of instruments with the wind instrument – the flute or
recorder – combined with the treble and bass viols and plucked strings of cittern, bandora and lute lead to it being given the name – ‘broken consort’
15 October 2023
Perform to an appreciative audience, who will listen, engage and respect your performance. You will be amongst friends.
29 October 2023
Since recording his first album in 1984, he has produced 13 albums of original and traditional songs, many of which have a connection to the region’s maritime heritage and industrial past.
5 November 2023
Laurent and Liddiard together present an eclectic mix of material that can be ‘pin drop’ delicate, or sound like a full band! They sometimes pepper their sets with short bursts of poetry and stories of a road well traveled.
12 November 2023
A chance encounter at Waimate Festival put this pair in the same room at the same time, leading to a brilliant musical combination
26 November 2023
Quirky, fun and fresh are words that describe INLIMBO perfectly. INLIMBO is a duo made up of Danice Dearborn (guitarist/singer/songwriter) and Shelley Wright (guitarist/singer/songwriter). Danice and Shelley play a combination of covers and originals in their own authentic, unique way
3 December 2023
Tony Hale welcomes you to another edition of this long-running guitar concert, in which the best guitar fingerpickers in Christchurch, and sometimes beyond, combine into a versatile concert with something for all.
10 December 2023
The final concert for 2023 showcases our membership talent, highlights our winning soloists, groups, bands and duets, such as Tony Hale and Jon Hooker, The Saffron Sisters, David Evison, The Flamin’ D’s, Copper and Steel, Kristina Godfrey and Tony Hale and some surprise performances.
18 February 2023
assafras 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.