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Sonia Wilson And Nigel Gavin: Well-loved Folk Duo Sharing Musical Joy

Sun Oct 10th, 2021

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All Ages
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$15 Members
*Guide only - booking fees may apply
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Parisienne Sonia Wilson on vocals and ukulele and musician and composer Nigel Gavin on his 7-string guitar. After meeting and playing together for the first time at the Whare Flat Folk festival in Dunedin during Sonia’s first visit to New Zealand on a solo round the world trip in December 2014, the pair have since become a well-loved duo in the folk music scene both in Auckland where they live and on tour around the country.
Weaving French, Kiwi and American folk songs in with their original compositions and inspiration from their travels around the world, Sonia & Nigel will take you on an authentic, vulnerable and uplifting journey of joy, nature, humour, love, connection, nostalgia, celebration, harmony, travel and imagination.
Sonia & Nigel were recently on a national (Arts on Tour) tour of New Zealand with their band GITBOX REBELLION ( when the lockdown hit. They spent an unexpectedly seafood-rich month on Stewart Island then have been traveling around the South Island to share music in schools and smaller communities. Their most recent performance was at the first Kaikoura Ukulele festival where they received a standing ovation.
Earlier this year they recorded their first duo album of French music produced by John Egenes in Dunedin.

Entry Members $15, Non-Members $20 and Students with ID $5

Doors open 7pm. Performance starts at 7.30pm, the week before the concert a link will be published to members to pre-book their seats
VENUE: Irish Society Hall, 29 Domain Terrace, Spreydon The hall is situated up the long driveway, directly next to Domain Park, and there is plenty of well-lit off-street parking.
DOOR SALES CASH ONLY, please bring correct change if possible
Tea, coffee, biscuits and cake available during the break.
The bar will open again at Level 1, you have the option to bring a refreshment for yourself if required, please bring glassware, as we do not have access to such when the bar is closed.

acoustic/solo, blues, country/folk, jazz, world

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