Apr 30 2019
Click here to read our May newsletter with all the news! May is a Member Concert and the June long weekend is the Himatangi Hootenanny run by Jo Sheffield.
Feb 5 2019
A special evening with the 2019 Tui Award Winners – Frank Burkitt Band on Feb 8. Click here to read our newsletter for more details, and find out about Dale’s house concert with Dennis Duigan and Ramblin’ Ash from Australia.
Nov 29 2018
Make plans to join us for a festive Xmas supper and floorspots by our musical members. Everyone has been practising for their items and we’re looking forward to a wonderful variety.
The newsletter for the remainder of the year is here for you to enjoy also.
Nov 1 2018
The November concert will be a delight – our local members entertain us with bluegrass, folk, blues and country covers.
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Sep 25 2018
Our October newsletter is coming soon – click here to read.
House Concerts to put in your diary:
Sunday, Sept 30 at Cavan & Penelope’s RICHARD GRAINGER from UK. 3pm $15 Byo and shared plate for afternoon tea. Dress warmly for outside concert. Bookings to email@example.com
Wednesday, Oct 10 at Rona & Jeremy’s 7pm $15 Meet the wonderful Vikki Clayton & Gilly Darbey Ph 368 2510 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday 27 Oct TERENCE BLACKER from UK at Cavan & Penelope’s. 7:30 pm $15 Byo and shared plate for supper. Dress warmly for outside concert. Bookings to email@example.com
Aug 26 2018
Our newsletter is here to read and find out what’s happening this month.
Up from Wellington, on Friday 14 September 2018 we have singer/songwriter/guitarist Vic Manuel playing eclectic originals accompanied by Ruby Mae on cello. Do come along and enjoy something different.
Also: Two Australian folk artists present The Life of Robert Louis Stevenson at Tsunami Music Venue on Friday Sept 21 – well worth catching this!!
House concerts by D.A.L.E. Bookings to firstname.lastname@example.org
Sept 1 – DUSTY BURNELL on mandolin, guitar, dobro etc
Sept 30 – RICHARD GRAINGER, UK trad folk singer
Oct 27 – TERENCE BLACKER, UK singer, writer, novelist, ukelele/guitar
Aug 1 2018
MICHAEL MUNRO – JAZZ PIANIST AND VOCALIST: AUGUST 10, 2018
Michael Munro was a London based pianist and jazz singer between 2003 and
2011. Prior to he lived in New Zealand where he wrote and produced two
jazz programs for New Zealand’s ‘National Radio’. Michael also wrote and
produced eighty plus television and radio soundtracks from 1988 to 1996.
He has performed worldwide: in Tahiti, with his band, ‘Le Coco Club’, and
in London at various venues including Rubens at the Palace, The Milestone,
The Oyster Bar in Sloane Street, Le Quecumbar, The Melia Whitehouse and
Smollensky’s On The Strand.
Michael lived and performed at the Shangri-La in Singapore, and has
performed at The 2006 New Orleans Mardi Gras, and The Green Dolphin Jazz
Venue in Cape Town.
Michael’s piano style has a strong rock-jazz feel. Having spent time in
Cuba and Brazil, he also has a flair for Latin jazz and Afro-Cuban music.
Michael has been strongly nfluenced by pianists such as Keith Jarrett,
Dave Gruisin and Ruben Gonzales. His bluesy vocals have been influenced by
artists such as Donny Hathaway, Billy Withers and Al Jarreau.
Michael is also author of newly published thriller Eye of the Songbird. Reviews are glowing: He talks about his book at Te Takere on Saturday 11 August, 2:30 pm.
What happens when a New Zealand team of scientists find one of the world’s
largest flawless diamonds on the last piece of sovereign-less land –
What happens when upscaled terrorist laws turn against political
Michael Munro’s new Kiwi thriller, Eye of the Songbird, unpacks these
perennial concerns. Some have described this fictional story as a
geo-political thriller, an environmental one. It’s a story of people in
the modern world where the compelling need for environmental survival
comes head to head with economic survival.
Jul 1 2018
We hope you will come out for a great concert evening – our guests play mandolin and guitar, and sing from many genres, including the blues. Click here to read our latest newsletter.
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