Notices

Prez Says
Hello All

This hear ye has a great line up of local and national artist. I know every one is going to enjoy making Sunday nights at the club a more regular part of their weekend. To make it even better we are introducing back into the folk club floor spots for club members.
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Christchurch Folk Music Club

Welcome to the Christchurch Folk Music Club

CONCERTS EVERY SUNDAY EVENING:
Door open at 7pm. Performance starts 7.30pm

VENUE: Irish Society Hall
29 Domain Terrace, Spreydon
Click to see Map.

The hall is situated up the long driveway, directly next to Domain Park, and there is plenty of well-lit off street parking.

DOOR SALES ONLY: Please note: there is no Eftpos available on site.

Folk music is 'music which covers multiple genre music styles'. We vary the weekly concerts, giving variety for all age groups & music preferences.

The Folk club is an inclusive club made up of members, visitors & performers with a common appreciation and love of performing arts & music. Audiences are often prompted to participate throughout the concerts when appropriate. There is always the opportunity after concerts to interact with performers, discuss instrumental techniques & a great social way to get to know members & performers alike.

The Club supports local musicians & groups, as well as facilitating many International Performing Artists throughout the year, many of whom are launching CDs, or are renowned internationally for their particular chosen musical genre & expertise. We also facilitate occasional 'open mic' nights, allowing artists (both amateur & professional) to perform at the club, while being supported by a professional Sound Technician & sound equipment. This is a wonderful experience for amateur musicians to gain microphone experience, and an excellent opportunity to share their music with an appreciative audience.

Concerts consist of two 40 min performances, split by a 20 minute break. There is a small bar open for refreshments, Tea, Coffee & Cakes are available at half time. Toilets on site.

We have reduced rates for music students with ID cards.

Club membership is a minimal fee, and entitles members to a $5.00 reduced weekly door charge, a copy of the 'Hear-Ye' newsletter, which is mailed out regularly. (The Hear -Ye, informs you of the up-coming weekly concerts, the performers' music styles & backgrounds, entry fees, club activities, email reminders, and provides discount vouchers from Music Works).

The club is well established, and has been running in Christchurch for 43 years by a committee of volunteer members. Please speak to a committee member if you have any questions / concerns, if you think you might be interested in joining or becoming more involved in the club activities.

Please visit our Face Book Page ' Christchurch Folk Music Club' & 'LIKE' if you are wanting to receive weekly electronic reminders of up-coming concerts & musical events.

Also: visit & like the 'Kiwifolk' face book page for regular updates of nationwide folk club concerts & musical events.

COME JOIN IN, FEEL WELCOME, MEET NEW PEOPLE WITH SIMILAR INTERESTS, & MOST OF ALL.. ENJOY THE MUSIC!!

Folk Club Calendar
Richard Gilewitz
7th September - 7.30pm
members $15
non-members $20
Open Mic
14 September - 7.30pm
Entry $5.00, 2 songs per person, please support the raffle
Soul Charge
21st September - 7.30pm
members $8.00
non-members $12.00
Supported by Actrix
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A note from our president ... prez says

A thank you to our sponsors, who support us and make things a little easier ...

A link to our library of books and music.

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