FOLK MUSIC CLUBS IN AUCKLAND

DEVONPORT FOLK MUSIC CLUB

Mondays at the Bunker, Mt. Victoria/Takarunga, Devonport

Contact Roger Giles or Hilary Condon (09) 445 2227 – email realmusic@xtra.co.nz

Website: www.devonportfolkmusic.co.nz

TITIRANGI FOLK MUSIC CLUB

2nd Saturday and 4th Friday each month at Titirangi Beach Hall, Titirangi Beach

Contact Ian Bartlett (09) 813 2305 – email info@titirangilivemusic.co.nz

Website:  http://www.titirangilivemusic.co.nz

AUCKLAND BLUEGRASS & TRADITIONAL COUNTRY MUSIC CLUB.  
2nd Wednesday each month (except Jan) at the Bunker, Mt. Victoria/Takarunga, Devonport

Contact: info@aucklandsbluegrass.co.nz

Website: http://www.aucklandbluegrass.co.nz

GUITAR ASSOCIATION OF NEW ZEALAND (GANZ)

3rd Wednesday each month at Ponsonby Cruising Club, Westhaven

Contact Dennis 022 657 3820 – email dennis@selenden.net

Website: www.nzguitar.com

EAST COAST FOLK CLUB

1st Friday each month at Senior Citizens Hall, behind the main shops, 37 Watea Road, Torbay

Contact Bob Uhe, Tel: (09) 426 3588, – email: r.uhe@xtra.co.nz

THIRSTY DOG FOLK CLUB

1st and 3rd Sundays each month 3-6pm at Thirst Dog Bar and Café, cnr Howe St & Karangahape Road, Auckland.  
Contact: Bones (Graham Hurlock) 021 132 4217 email: barebonesfolkinstruments@xtra.co.nz

RAFTERS FOLK CLUB

3rd Friday each month at Unitarian Church, 1A Ponsonby Road, Auckland

Contact Carolyn Sutherland (09) 482 3817 – email: cdsutherland@gmail.com
HIBISCUS FOLK CLUB
3rd Tuesday 7.30pm Orewa Tennis Club, Victor Eaves Park, Florence Ave, Orewa

Contact Paul Jonson 027 561 9876 – singnuke@xtra.co.nz

www.hcfc.co.nz or club email: hcfc@xtra.co.nz
WHANGATEAU FOLK MUSIC & SOCIAL CLUB
Last Monday each month 7pm at Whangateau Hall, Leigh
Contact: Jenine Abarbanel (09) 422 6715 email: jenine@torkington.com

 

FOLK DANCE CLUBS IN AUCKLAND

CITY OF AUCKLAND MORRIS DANCERS

Every Thursday 7.30pm at the St Lukes Church Hall, 704, New North Rd., Mt. Albert

Contact: info@aucklandmorris.org.nz

ENGLISH COUNTRY DANCING:
2nd Friday (except Jan) 7.30pm – 10.00pm. St John’s Church Hall, 47 Church Street, Northcote. $4 per person. 
The evening programme includes dances from Playford to the 21st century. No partners required and newcomers always welcome.  Contact Beth (09) 445 9386 or email bethharris51@hotmail.com

EARLY DANCE 
4th Friday of the month (except Dec & Jan) 7.30pm – 10.00pm.  St John’s Church Hall, 47 Church Street, Northcote. $5.00 entry.  The evening programme includes dances from the Renaissance, Regency and Victorian periods.  No partners required and newcomers are always welcome.  Contact Karen (09) 419 2429 or email karen@plantagenet.co.nz

IRISH SET DANCING

First 3 Thursdays each month (except Jan) at Rocky Nook Bowling Club, Fowlds Park, Mt. Albert.
Contact: Fred Carr (09) 479 5467

AUCKLAND DUTCH DANCERS

Every Thursday at Holland House, 123 Rockfield Road, Penrose

Contact Bert Koppenaal (09) 483 9892 – email bertina@xtra.co.nz

RURITANIAN INTERNATIONAL FOLK DANCE CLUB

Contact Rae Storey (09) 524 9504 – email rstorey@ihug.co.nz

DANISH SOCIETY FOLK DANCERS

Contact: Finn Nielseon (09) 625 5533 – email finn.lorraine@clear.net.nz

LA BOURR’EE FRENCH REGIONAL DANCERS

Contact Rae Storey (09) 524 9504 – email rstorey@ihug.co.nz

BULGARIAN ROSES

Contact Sonya Arabadzhieva (09) 527 8872 – email arabajieva_sonya@yahoo.com

CHILENO DANCERS

Contact AnaMaria deVos (09) 638 6771 – email anamaria.devos@clear.net.nz

ISRAELI DANCING, MAAYAN GROUP

Contact Jenni Gottschalk (09) 480-4334 – email jennygo@complus.co.nz

CHINESE AND TAIWANESE FOLK DANCE

Contact Julia Wei (09) 537-4059 email jna_nz@yahoo.com


Further information about folk dance clubs can be found on the Folk Dance NZ website: www.folkdance.org.nz

 

TRADITIONAL MUSIC SESSIONS IN AUCKLAND PUBS

 

FLORRIE McGREALS, 138 Hurstmere Road, Takapuna

Sundays 5-8 pm

THE THIRSTY DOG, 469 Karangahape Road

Mondays from 8 pm
THE CLADDAGH, Broadway, Newmarket
Sundays Irish session 7pm

THE CLARE INN, 274 Dominion Road, Mt. Eden

Mondays from 7 pm

Wednesdays from 8.30 pm. OPEN MIC SINGER/SONGWRITER NIGHT.  

(To reserve a spot in advance email angeljosephgordon@hotmail.com)

TRADITION BEARER SESSION, The Thirsty Dog, 469 Karangahape Rd, Ponsonby.
1st Sunday each month 6pm.

Contact: Ian Bartlett (09) 813 2305 – email tradsong@vodafone.co.nz

Folk Festivals in New Zealand

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