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The All Day Breakfast Stringband (Canada)

Sat Apr 8th, 2017

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Onekaka, Tasman

Doors open: 8:00pm
Gig starts: 9:00pm
Entry: R18

Cover charge: $10.00

Old time country music group The All Day Breakfast Stringband tour New Zealand this March and April 2017.

The Montreal-based All Day Breakfast Stringband plays old time music from the southern and midwestern USA. Fiddle, guitar, mandolin, banjo, and voices join forces to confirm that the old music is still exhilarating. The band formed gradually through bourbon fuelled jam sessions in Montreal’s many public nature reserves, and solidified with recording sessions, as well as actual concerts for people who don’t spend all of their free time in parks. This semi-serious monkeying around has done quite well by the All Day Breakfast Stringband, taking them to beautiful spots around Quebec and Ontario as well as becoming an award winning band two years running at the Appalachian Stringband Festival in Clifftop West Virginia. The fiddle has always been at the heart of old time music, and Max Evans makes his sound like the best bacon in the world popping and spattering in a burning hot cast iron skillet; Matt James’ banjo playing is as crude yet necessary as bacon’s timeless counterpart, the buttery fried egg while Andrew Kobus on the mandolin and Dara Weiss on the guitar chug like you did that pot of coffee after a night at the bottom of a whiskey bottle. This band may just be the best way to start a balanced day, or end an unbalanced night. Enjoy responsibly.

2017 New Zealand Tour
March 24th – Totara North Hall, Totara North NZ
March 25th – Freida Margolis – Auckland NZ
March 26th – Kauaeranga Hall, Kauaeranga Valley NZ
March 28th - Rosie's Shed - Te Puna, NZ
March 29th- Whangamomona Hotel , Whangamomona , The Forgotten World Highway NZ
March 30th – House Concert – Napier NZ
March 31st- The Hokowhitu Bowling Club, Pamerston North NZ
April 1st – Wellington Bluegrass Society – Workshops and concert, Petone NZ
April 3rd – The Interislander – Wellington to Picton Ferry Crossing NZ
April 5th – Le Café, Picton NZ
April 6th – The Moutere Inn, Upper Moutere NZ
April 7th – The Boathouse – Nelson NZ
April 8th – The Mussel Inn, Onekaka NZ
April 14-16th – Canterbury Folk Festival – Waipara NZ
April 20th – The Sherwood Hotel, Queenstown NZ
April 21st – Hawea Flat Hall, Lake Hawea
April 22nd – House Concert – Palmerston, NZ
April 23rd – The Dunedin Folk Club, Dunedin NZ
April 25th – Grain Store Gallery, Oamaru
April 27th – Donavon’s Store – Okarito NZ
April 28th – Barrytown Hall, Barrytown NZ
April 29th – Dharma Bums Club, Wairau NZ
April 30th – Sunday Sit Down at Blue Smoke, Christchurch NZ


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