Christchurch Folk Music Club

Gary Elford

 

8 September 2024

  • Members: $15
  • Non Members:$20
  • Students: $5

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This folk club concert will be 2 small shows.
The first “Coming of Age” is a collection of Gary’s works in both verse and song
The second is “From Paterson to Prine”.
This features Gary reciting his favorite Banjo Paterson poems which tell the stories of Aussie bush characters and display his love of the genre; Bush Poetry.
These works are interspersed with his second great passion, the poignant, funny, sad and
uplifting songs of John Prine.

 

Born and raised in Port Macquarie on the Mid North Coast of New South Wales, Gary has lived in the South Island of New Zealand for 40 odd years. He has been writing and performing poetry for the last 30 years.
Now residing in Christchurch, Gary has produced and published 4 poetry collections. “
Beneath The Sugarloaf “,
“The Night the Rat Stepped Out” “Strength in Adversity” and his latest book “The Birthday Present”.
Most of Gary’s poems are in the style of bush ballads that tell tales both true and tall.

http://www.garyelford.com

 

 

Doors open 7pm. Performance starts at 7.30pm,

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..

How do I get tickets to concerts?

In advance: Book your tickets online. Select the concert you wish to attend and click on the link to book your ticket.
On the day: Purchase tickets at the venue from 7:15pm on the day of the concert if not sold out prior.

PLEASE BRING CASH For: Tea, coffee, biscuits and cake available during the break and the club raffle. Bar facilities for cold refreshments throughout the night, Eftpos available for purchases only, no cash-out facility.
Folk Club and Irish Society members please remember to bring your membership card for licensing purposes. Non-members sign in at the bar if making purchases.

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