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Canterbury Folk Music Festival

Fri Mar 30th, 2018

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Canterbury Folk Music Festival
A family festival of music - celebrating music and people
Easter 2018: 30 March – 2 April
A family-friendly weekend featuring the best in acoustic/folk music
- top national and international performers
- concerts, dances, workshops, informal “jam sessions”
- youth band project, fun-filled children’s programme
- giant ukelele band, blackboard concerts, choir
- opportunities for you to perform with guest artists
plus so much more...

2018 Guest Artists: Mark and Cindy Lemaire, USA; Dave Flynn, Ireland; Uke Nomad Australia; Andrew Lockwood, UK; Tweed, Auckland, Looking for Alaska, Hamilton; Jessie Fenton, Auckland, Lisa Tui, Jillie Toogood and Alastair Wallace, Christchurch; The Wilding Pines, Dunedin and Neil Copeland, Dunedin.

Day Passes cost $90, but $150 will get you a full weekend pass including the opportunity to pitch a tent for Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights. Situated less than an hour’s drive north of Christchurch, the Waipara Adventure Centre features campsites, bunk rooms, plus clean bathroom and shower facilities. Cook your own food or take advantage of the festival catering facilities. The onsite café features barista coffee and fresh home baking.
There is something for everyone – come and be a part of this special weekend event.

acoustic/solo, alternative, blues, country/folk, jazz, pop, soul/funk, world


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