TFMC @ Titirangi Library – Saturday 4th May 2024

As part of their promotion of New Zealand Music Month in May, Auckland Libraries have given the club an opportunity to entertain their visitors with a day of music at the Titirangi Library on May 4th.

Here’s the programme:-

Lew Black with guitar, other instruments in background

10:30-11:00  Lew Black

A singer with a big voice and a wide-ranging repertoire from sea songs, shanties, Country, Americana, traditional British and comedy. This entertaining musician is full of surprises.

11:00-11:30 Mike & Ros Maguire

Harmony singers who make an art out of playing ukeleles.

Mike & Ros Maguire performing to microphones with Ukuleles
Warren & Fi, in close up, before a background of trees and sky

11:30-12:00 Warren & Fi

A singing duo who describe their style as ‘laid back acoustic.’

12:00-12:30 Good Times

Alice McLeod & Bea Parker – a duo accompanied by guitars who will entertain us with fine harmonies and sweet songs.

Alice and Bea, accompanied by guitars
A reflective looking John in front of a leafy background

12:30-1:00  John McKeown & friends

From Titirangi Folk Club’s Friday Club – made up of different performers who play once a month at the club’s informal get-together.

1:00-2:00 The Shambles Band

Comprising 4 members of the Auckland Morris Band who will play lively tunes and songs in costume, with all sorts of instruments.

The Shambles Band, with instruments, dressed in Morris Dancing Regalia
Alex, Shannon & Charlotte, in a relaxed pose

2:00-2:30 The McClennan Family

Alex McClennan (guitar & vocals) and his daughters Shannon (16) and Charlotte (13) performing a mix of contemporary and trad songs.

2:30-3:30 Celtic Ferret

Ian Bartlett and Jean Reid, who perform as a duo and soloists, bringing us a delightful mix of harmony singing and tunes on various instruments with a celtic and traditional flair. Fresh from the Wellington Folk Festival.

Jean and Ian, playing mandolin & whistle respectively, in front of fireplace and beside table with various 'pub' games
Janet and Helen, with instruments in front of New Zealand Bush

3:30-4:00 Pomahaka-Tyne

Helen Douglas (Northumbrian Smallpipes & whistle) and Janet Thomson (guitar & vocals). Named for the rivers of their home towns, they will perform a variety of traditional songs and tunes from near and afar including Scotland, Ireland and Northumberland.

Pick your time, or make a day of it, then just go along and ENJOY!