Christchurch Folk Music Club
Father of NZ folk music – Otago Daily Times
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 developed quite an affinity…Read more:
The Irish Society Hall's Backdrop Showing an artistic talent few expected, commercial painter Nicky McMullan created this widely admired painted scene on canvas in late 1961 from his imagination. The castle does not exist but the skilful composition evokes mystique....
In Search of Native Song Traditional Folksong Collecting in New Zealand Article by Phil Garland. Click here to read.
A slideshow for the Unsung Heroes concert at the Auckland Folk Festival remembering folk legends and friends who are no longer with us. You are sure to recognise at least one person on this video compilation
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View poster here