Christchurch Folk Music Club
Unsung hero reflects on 40 years of recording New Zealand music
Christchurch man Arnie van Bussel has been recording New Zealand music for 40 years. Jordan Luck calls him a legend. He’s worked with Flying Nun legends to chanting nuns. Now a pensioner, he’s still recording folk bands and death metallers. Read more>>
The Christchurch Folk Music Club are piecing together the history of the club and the Canterbury Folk Festival. We look forward to uncovering new information about those that have shared the enjoyment of music before us and we welcome contributions, photos, programmes, reviews, articles, clippings etc.
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Obituary – Brien Halpin By Tony Hale
Barry Davies By Tony Hale
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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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