Christchurch Folk Music Club

Enda Kenny

19 March 2023

  • $20 Members
  • $25 Non-members
  • $5 Students with ID

Reserve your seat here: https://forms.gle/BR9H5TkdP8s3BKrP6

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.

Twice winner of the Port Fairy Festival Song Writing Award, he has been described by Colum Sands as “the finest Irish songwriter living overseas”; and by the Sydney Morning Herald as “Australia’s best songwriter”. His second album Baker’s Dozen was SMH album of the week and Here; There was the Folk Alliance Australia Album of the Year.

Enda moved to the Victorian Alps in 2021 and is back on the road full time with music. He starts a three-month European tour in Germany in July and is featured throughout the UK festival summer
until late September. With eight independent albums including the timeless Heart Tattoo, Enda makes a welcome return to New Zealand for eight concerts in March/April.

 

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: Tea, coffee, biscuits and cake available during the break, Eftpos available for purchases only, no cash-out facility. Folk Club and Irish Society members please remember to bring your membership card for licencing purposes. Non-members sign in at bar.

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