Feb 29 2016
Nov 29 2015
May 14 – UZBLOKES from Otaki and Waikanae, featuring Jon Callwood, Pete Hancock and Bagpipeboy Phil Scott Cowan. Concert begins with open mic at 7:30 pm at the Scottish Hall, 155 Bartholomew Road, Levin Cost $10 public/$5 members/$3 students. Following a light supper, our guests play at approx 9pm.
May 28 – Club Night at the Scottish Hall 7:30 pm
June 11 – Singer/musician NICOLA HOOKER from Wellington is our guest (possibly with others). Open mic of one song to start, with guests appearing after supper. Cost $10 public/$5 members/$3 students.
June 25 – Club Night, 7:30 pm
9 July – FLOORSPOT EVENING Open mic of two songs and please give names to the compere after 7pm. Cost $5 all/$3 students. Looking forward to a showcase of our regular contributors – keep in mind length of songs 🙂
23 July – Club Night, 7:30 pm
Also, check out Levin Folk Music on FB for club concerts, local musical events and house concerts.
EXTRA SPECIAL CONCERT – SATURDAY MAY 1ST – WAI.TAI
Featuring Maori/World Fusion acoustic music, original Te Reo songs, beautiful vocals and exceptional musicians. This music collective does change lineups – Featured are Robyn and Te Auripo Kamira, Ant Royal, Michael Muggeridge and Ruby Mae Hinepunui Solly!! Door sales – $20 public/$15 unwaged GC/$10 students Doors at Scottish Hall open 7pm
SUNDAY HOUSE CONCERTS from D.A.L.E. – Now held at home, 143 Muhunoa East Road, Ohau Come from 2:30 pm for tea/coffee and a guest concert from 3-4 pm. Optional to stay on for a chat. Bookings to email@example.com or 027 2079695 Please bring cash for performers! and if you wish, a contribution to afternoon tea.
MAY 16 – THE SUTHERLANDS: Cost: $15/$10 unwaged/senior
JUNE 13 – DAVE CHADWICK Cost: $15/$10 unwaged/senior
JULY 11 – BILL ANGUS Cost: $15/$10 unwaged/senior TBC
AUG 1 – WILKIE MAC Cost: $15/$10 unwaged/senior
AUG 22 – NICK VAN DIJK & REBEKAH GREIG Cost: $15/$10 unwaged/senior
SEPT 5 – JO SHEFFIELD – Cost: $15/$10 unwaged/senior
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Nov 2 2015
Happy reading, and enjoy your music!
* Our November guest artists The Frank Burkitt Band
* November Acoustic Night
* The December End of Year concert and our guest artist Steve McDonald
* Our club news for up to date information on what’s happening in the club
* What our members got up to at Wellyfest
* Some useful ideas for gear and online apps for performers
* Library Jam on 6 November 2015
* Magic & Mischief Concert on 7 November 2015
Oct 6 2015
October Newsletter – Featuring Steph Casey
In this newsletter read more about: * Steph Casey and the Racketeers * the Club Acoustic Night and blues workshop * our November guests: The Frank Burkitt Band * the design a new club logo competition * what other club members are up to * the Magic and Mischief concert at Lily's Ranch House * your chance to be in a live recording audience at Tsunami Sound Studios * Wellyfest Click here to read the newsletter
Sep 3 2015
Read the September newsletter
1. This months guest artist Black Eyed Susie 2. Acoustic Night including a Drumming Workshop - Sept 25 3. Advance notice of October guest artist Steph Casey and the Racketers 4. Latest club news 5. New ideas we will be trialling 6. Members News 7. Other music events you might want to attend
Note – October Concert – Members Plus One special
Aug 31 2015
Mark your calendar
With these dates, so you don’t miss these coming events.
Library Jam – Friday 4th September at 7.30 pm.
September 11th guest artists are “Black Eyed Susie”. Blackboard 1st half from 7.30 pm.
Acoustic night is on Friday 25th – at the Horowhenua Scottish Society Hall, 7:30pm. $2 entry. (incorporates a drumming workshop)
Library Jam – Friday 2nd October at 7.30 pm. Update – October Jam cancelled.
Club Night 9th October. Our October guests are Steph Casey and the Racketeers
Wellyfest -October 23 – 26th Early bird discounts available until 30 September
Acoustic Night – To be confirmed, 30th October (incorporates guitar workshop)
Aug 30 2015
Special “Plus One” member deal in October – Bring your non-member friend for $5!!
Steph Casey is a former Horowhenua College student who is now a singer-songwriter based on the Kapiti Coast. Her sound is a mix of indie-folk/pop, americana and soul, and her debut album Whisper & Holler went straight to #4 in the NZ Indie Album charts and #8 in the NZ Album Charts upon release. Three of the songs on the album were semi-finalists in the 2013 UK Songwriting Contest and the remaining nine received Commended Entry. The judges are Grammy, BRIT and CMA Award winning producers and artists, and over 7000 entries are submitted each year.
Whisper & Holler received glowing international reviews and Steph won the People’s Choice Award at the 2013 Wellington Folk festival. Steph has a strong international following on soundcloud.com with 250,000 plays and over 7,000 followers. She has been invited to the USA to record her second album with internationally acclaimed record producer Jason Rubal (The Cure, Amanda Palmer, Robert Smith) in April 2016. Her musical influences are Over the Rhine, Lucinda Williams, Mary Gauthier, The Civil Wars, Anika Moa, The Swell Season.
Steph plays with Alan Galloway (Let’s Planet) on second guitar, and Hanne Jostensen (also a published singer-songwriter) on backing vocals.
Jun 26 2015
The July 2015 Newsletter is now available.
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Guest artist Karen Clarke, Rob Wilson and Frances Boyson.
1. 3rd July – Library Jam
2. The club now has the use of a donated Yamaha PSR 230 keyboard
3. We welcome your suggestions and recommendations for guest bands/musicians for 2016.
4. AGM July 24th – notice with the newsletter
5. Acoustic Night
6. Nominations for Club Officers and Committee – forms with newsletter
7. Strathean “Folkus” Weekend – 10-12 July 2015.
8. Mid-Winter Holler – Acoustic Americana -at Tatum Park 31 Jul to 2 Aug
9. August and September Guest Artists AGM Notice and Nomination forms for Committee are part of the newsletter.