What a great summer of NZ folk festival family! Thanks to Carol and Steve at Tui Farm folk fest, for such a lovely time. Thanks to Mary and Peter at Te Rangi Folk Fest, and of course the Auckland folk fest. So great to be able to hang with our whanau (Folk family). Right, let's get into the year. Head down, bum up, and record our next CD!
Wellyfest & Tui Farm Folk Fest 2019
Just coming home off our mini tour up north to see all our old pals, and receiced the news! We are happy to be playing at Wellington's very own Wellyfest. Info here! http://wellingtonfolkfestival.org.nz/
And also hot off the press, Tui Folk Farm Festival over Hogmannay! http://www.tuifarmfolk.co.nz/
See you there!
Folk by the sea
We are excited and honoured to be invited to this festival! If you're around Sydney Austraia, at the end of September, get your ticketswe'll see you there! https://www.folkbythesea.com.au/
Unity Through Diversity
- concerts in schools!
We are really excited to be doing a series of concerts in 5 schools in Wellington region on the theme of cultural diversity this term! This project celebrates the theme - Music is a vehicle for communication and cultural understanding. We have always wanted to perform concerts for schools, and this is the first set of concerts for this series!
AULD LANG SYNE
Music Video Released
This celebrates our amazing New Zealand folk music whanau. Music brings us together , it is the love and friendship that bind us. This has had an amazing 30 000 views and over 200 shares on Facebook!
Thank you to everyone for their contributions to this!
The CD cover photo by Mary Livingston has received an acceptance in the International Salon contest run recently by the Photographic Society of New Zealand. Go Mary!
Our new album "UNCOMMON GROUND" is now available for
download on Itunes GooglePlay, streaming on Spotify and
and generally available on a host of other interweb media. It's also available in Marbecks Auckland New Zealand but sold out in Coda in Edinburgh Scotland.
Released on October 6th 2018, we launched in Wellington with the wonderful Swedish soprano sax player, Hanna Wiskari-Griffiths, and followed up with concerts in Masterton,Hawkes Bay and Auckland.
Check out our
Graham Ried - Elsewhere
"This album is indeed a fine blend of traditional tunes and songs played on the unusual combination of Celtic harp and dobro."
Gerry Jones - Living Tradition
"an uplifting package of beautifully and subtly produced traditional and contemporary music."
Delysse Glynn - Second Hand News
"A well deserverd standing ovation".
Beveryly Young - folk artist