Bluegrass and Beyond – Saturday 15th February 2020

Bluegrass and Beyond
Bluegrass and Beyond
Bluegrass and Beyond – more colourfully!

The bluegrass we play is a mix of traditional, and newgrass with some other songs re-interpreted into the bluegrass genre.

More recently Cameron Bennett has contributed original songs with his unique flair for describing New Zealand stories in a way that fits right into the bluegrass genre.

We are:-

  • John Olding – guitar, lead vocal
  • Colin Speir – guitar, banjo, BV’s
  • Cameron Bennett – dobro, vocals and BV’s
  • Pete Parnham – bass fiddle, BV’s.

Doors open 7.30PM for an 8.00PM start.
Floorsingers First half.
Admission
Members $8.00,
Non-Members $12.00,
Under 18s Free.

Unless advertised otherwise all events are at the Paturoa Bay Residents and Ratepayers Hall at Titirangi Beach, which is down at the bottom of Titirangi Beach Road, adjacent to the Car Park.

Martin Pearson – Saturday 14th March 2020

Martin is a strange mix of serious song, comedic parody and cabernet merlot. Not quite young enough to be up-and-coming and not quite old enough to be a legend, he will continue to describe himself as a folk-singer out of sheer bloody- mindedness, and will crash-tackle anyone who describes him as eclectic.

Doors open 7.30PM for an 8.00PM start.
Floorsingers First half.
Admission
Members $8.00,
Non-Members $12.00,
Under 18s Free.

Unless advertised otherwise all events are at the Paturoa Bay Residents and Ratepayers Hall at Titirangi Beach, which is down at the bottom of Titirangi Beach Road, adjacent to the Car Park.

SuperSheep – Saturday 7th December 2019

A SUPERSHEEP CHRISTMAS AT TITIRANGI…..

Well another year has almost passed, and  that can only mean one thing…. Christmas is here again.

Another round of Christmas parties, Christmas shopping, malls full of Jingle Bells and White Christmas…..

Well fear not. We have the answer to your, perhaps, jaded Christmas  experiences.

Titirangi Folk Music Club has engaged the services of British Traditional folk group Supersheep,

who have promised to bring a stupendous programme of music, fun and frolics.

Supersheep offer you a traditional Christmas programme of Carols, tunes and songs of strong moral character.

‘What ?’ I hear you say? Well it is all true. Come along and find out for yourselves and give yourselves a Christmas treat.

Merry Christmas to you all…….

Doors open 7.30PM for an 8.00PM start.
Floorsingers First half.
Admission
Members $7.00,
Non-Members $10.00,
Under 18s Free.

Unless advertised otherwise all events are at the Paturoa Bay Residents and Ratepayers Hall at Titirangi Beach, which is down at the bottom of Titirangi Beach Road, adjacent to the Car Park.

Rosemary Thomas – Saturday 9th November

Rosemary Thomas

Come and share a wee bit of nostalgia as I remember some of the many friends I have made in the folk scene from having been a member of TFMC, by playing some of the songs I have nicked off the terrific song writers I have met along the way. 

I am also hoping to invite Ron Baker to add his lovely guitar to a couple of numbers and, of course, the wonderful Robin Nelson, who writes so many cracking good songs which he allows me to sing along with.

Looking forward to seeing you all there.

Doors open 7.30PM for an 8.00PM start.
Floorsingers First half.
Admission
Members $7.00,
Non-Members $10.00,
Under 18s Free.

Unless advertised otherwise all events are at the Paturoa Bay Residents and Ratepayers Hall at Titirangi Beach, which is down at the bottom of Titirangi Beach Road, adjacent to the Car Park.

Invited Guests & AGM & More Invited Guests – Saturday 12th October

In a cunning move to get more of you involved in the AGM we’re going to hold it at a random time during the evening, so you can’t miss out by coming late, and we’re going to give you FREE ADMISSION to celebrate the new committee – Whoopee!!

Invited guests include, but are not limited to:-

  • Bevis England
  • Jan Elliott
  • Jean Reid
  • Two Hearts
  • Paul Brown
  • Bill Morrison
  • Madeline Beasley
  • Paul Howarth
  • Tony Smyth
  • Bob Large
  • Summer Breeze

Doors open 7.30PM for an 8.00PM start.
Admission:-
FREE FOR ALL!

Unless advertised otherwise all events are at the Paturoa Bay Residents and Ratepayers Hall at Titirangi Beach, which is down at the bottom of Titirangi Beach Road, adjacent to the Car Park.

Geoff Rowe – Saturday 14th September

Geoff Rowe

Geoff Rowe has spent twenty years writing songs, six months building his newest guitar, and ten minutes writing this sentence. Like an unattended petri dish, Geoff’s mind is a breeding ground for a variety of popular culture, and his songs are the same. He can have you laughing at absurdity, or reflecting in melancholy. Both Roger Giles and Michael Young have called him one of their favourite songwriters, and neither of them agreed to put that in print. Once described by his partner as “If you took Rock, Pop, Hip-Hop and RnB, you would be none of those things”.

Geoff has previously released an album called ‘Sweet, Sad and Silly’, named so because those are the types of songs he tends to write. This can be found on Spotify and iTunes. Having spent the last six months building a replacement guitar, which he named Patience, he is now recording follow up album: ‘Waiting for Patience’. You can find a full build log of Patience on his website www.geoffrowemusic.com/blog, where he also blogs about a new song every week. He hopes to see you at Titirangi, by which time he should be cured of referring to himself in the third person.

Doors open 7.30PM for an 8.00PM start.
Floorsingers First half.
Admission
Members $7.00,
Non-Members $10.00,
Under 18s Free.

Unless advertised otherwise all events are at the Paturoa Bay Residents and Ratepayers Hall at Titirangi Beach, which is down at the bottom of Titirangi Beach Road, adjacent to the Car Park.

Beverley and Alan Young – Saturday 10th August

Beverley and Alan Young standing next to a weatherboard wall.

Beverley and Alan Young have got folk music covered. Their joint repertoire covers British traditional, country, blues, gospel, Hawaiian, Irish and modern American female song-writers. But at the core is Beverley’s British and Irish traditional music, Al’s blues … and the old-time country music that so often draws from both those traditions.

Some of their music is new, some of it goes back years, but Beverley and Al put their own unique stamp on all of it, drawing from a wide repertoire of “roots” music and accompanying themselves on guitar, autoharp, steel guitar and dulcimer.

Beverley and Al are leading figures in New Zealand folk and acoustic music. Both have won NZ Folk Album of the Year (Tui) awards and they have performed separately and together at top festivals in New Zealand and Australia.

Doors open 7.30PM for an 8.00PM start.
Floorsingers First half.
Admission
Members $7.00,
Non-Members $10.00,
Under 18s Free.

Unless advertised otherwise all events are at the Paturoa Bay Residents and Ratepayers Hall at Titirangi Beach, which is down at the bottom of Titirangi Beach Road, adjacent to the Car Park.