Other regular folk events/contacts in the region
If you are interested, please contact each event to check if they are back on line after lockdown.
Trad Singing Session with Dave Barnes hosting
When: 1st Monday of the month, 6.30pm
Where Upstairs at the Sprig and Fern, Thorndon. This session celebrates unaccompanied singing in traditional style. Fine beer and food to be had at the bar.
Contact: Dave Barnes firstname.lastname@example.org
Ceol Alba Scottish Music Club
When: 4th Friday of the month, 7.30 - 9.30pm. A club for playing and/or listening to (mostly) traditional Scottish music. Sheet music supplied or downloadable.
Where: Lower Hutt.
Cost: $5 per night
Contact: Lynne Scott, 04 565 0164 email@example.com
When: Every Wednesday from February to December, 7.30 to 9.15pm
Where: Tarrant Dance Studios, 125 Cuba St, Wellington
Contact: Cashy Yates (04) 569 1618 firstname.lastname@example.org
Kapiti Live Music Club
When: 2nd Wednesday of the month, an acoustic social evening for listening and/or singing and playing, from 7:30pm.
Where: Paul and Kimbra's; 3 Jade Lane, Paraparaumu. Off the east end Mazengarb Road as it changes name and turns toward Kapiti Road.
Contact: email@example.com anhttp://www.klmc.org.nz
Kelburn Pub Live Music
When: Live music every Sunday 3-5 pm.
Sunday Roots on the first Sunday of each Month, 4-7pm. Hosted by Pip Payne and featuring a different guest artist each month. Details: 'Sunday roots' on Facebook. Contact the Pub if you are interested in performing.
Levin Folk Music Club
When: 2nd Friday of month, 7.30 pm, blackboard concert plus guest artist.
Entry: Members $5, Non-Members $10, Children $3 (includes supper)
Club Night: 4th Friday of month, 7.30 pm $2 Koha
Where: Horowhenua Scottish Society Hall, cnr Bartholomew Rd and Middlesex St.
Bookings: Bookings: Dale Webb firstname.lastname@example.org
Mainly Acoustic Music Club
When: (Mostly) every 2nd Tuesday of the month, 7.30pm
Where: Mayfair Cafe, 116 Main Street, Upper Hutt
Contact: Mary Khalil 021 02314505 email@example.com Club committee email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dave Barnes http://www.morrisdancing.org.nz/
Music and Poetry at the Metro
When: Second Sunday of the month, 3pm to 5pm
Where: Metropolitan Restaurant and Bar, Lydney Place, Porirua
Contact: Phil McConnell: email@example.com
Phone 237 9902 or 027 786 5542.www.facebook.com/music.metrobar
Paekakariki Open Mic
Singers, songwriters, poets and musicians welcome. A good sound system and stage. Check in at the door if you'd like to perform, or just come and listen!
When: Last Friday of the month, 7.30pm.
Where: St Peter's Hall, Beach Rd, Paekakariki.
Cost: Entry by Koha to cover hall and sound system costs.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or 021 0231 9547
Pukerua Bay Folk Club
When: 1st Thursday of the month, 8pm
Where: 9 Donlin Rd, Pukerua Bay
Contact: Murray or Julie Kilpatrick, (04) 239 9951, email@example.com
Wellington Bluegrass Society
When: 3rd Friday of the month, 8pm
Where: 54 Richmond Street, Petone
Contact: Andrew Bicknell, (04) 477 0069, firstname.lastname@example.org
Wellington Scottish Fiddle Club
When: Varies, but mostly monthly around the first Sunday
Where: Depends on who is hosting it this time! A club for learning tunes in the traditional "by ear" style, it welcomes fiddlers of all levels.
Cost: Mostly free
Contact: Iain Matcham 04 568 8635, email email@example.com