Peter Titchener in Concert

Wednesday, 15 May 2019.  7:30pm. $15.

This Australian musician has been seen on stages around the world with people like Colcannon, Maria Forde, Munro O’Callaghan Titchener and Eric Bogle. This is Peter’s first foray into solo performance and promises a well-balanced mix of self-penned, thoughtful and humorous songs mixed with dubious witty banter

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Peter Tichener

Ngā Uri o Te Tai: Whānau Tahi

June 28th and 29th, 2019.

Ngā Uri o Te Tai: Whānau Tahi is an art exhibition part of a whānau focused project in Whangateau, Aotearoa. Now in its second year, the project seeks to document, record, and preserve Matauranga Māori in my whānau as Tangata Whenua Māori and Tauiwi. Embodying Moananuiakiwa and us as its Uri, the offspring of the tide, the kaupapa seeks to share our kōrero tukuiho and our living histories navigating from Aotearoa to our ancestral home of Hawaiki. Continuing a lineage of Māori portraits, the project focuses on retaining the lived histories of people in my whānau, our mahi, and our taonga. Opening a wāhi at our ahikā we greet all people with open arms to come an engage with this prestigious part of our kaupapa.

– Arapeta Ashton

 

Ngā Uri o Te Tai: Whānau Tahi on 29/06/2019

Ngā Uri o Te Tai: Whānau Tahi is an art exhibition part of a whānau focused project in Whangateau, Aotearoa. Now in its second year, the project seeks to document, record, and preserve Matauranga Māori in my whānau as Tangata Whenua Māori and Tauiwi. Embodying Moananuiakiwa and us as its Uri, the offspring of the tide, the kaupapa seeks to share our kōrero tukuiho and our living histories navigating from Aotearoa to our ancestral home of Hawaiki. Continuing a lineage of Māori portraits, the project focuses on retaining the lived histories of people in my whānau, our mahi, and our taonga. Opening a wāhi at our ahikā we greet all people with open arms to come an engage with this prestigious part of our kaupapa.

– Arapeta Ashton

This is a free event.

Club Night with Ra Gossage on 24/06/2019

Monday, 24 June 2019.  7:00 pm.

After  a six year hiatus, her baby has grown up and Pakiri singer songwriter Ra Gossage is looking forward to a first time performance in the Whangateau Hall. “I have been coming along to club nights for awhile now , it’s a brilliant set–up, a beautiful place and people. “

A passionate performer, Ra’s lyrics are personal , reflective of her life, loves, and friendships, delivered with a melodic, soulful, throwback sound.

She draws influence from blues, soul, country, and jazz music.

Audiences can expect old, new and a few cover songs, a stripped back largely solo set, Ra and her guitar, however special guest vocalist and cousin Jessie Rose Chapman will join her for a few tunes.

Regular club night. first half floor singers,  e-mail for floor spot.

Club Night with Ra Gossage

Monday, 24 June 2019.  7:00 pm.

After  a six year hiatus, her baby has grown up and Pakiri singer songwriter Ra Gossage is looking forward to a first time performance in the Whangateau Hall. “I have been coming along to club nights for awhile now , it’s a brilliant set–up, a beautiful place and people. “

A passionate performer, Ra’s lyrics are personal , reflective of her life, loves, and friendships, delivered with a melodic, soulful, throwback sound.

She draws influence from blues, soul, country, and jazz music.

Audiences can expect old, new and a few cover songs, a stripped back largely solo set, Ra and her guitar, however special guest vocalist and cousin Jessie Rose Chapman will join her for a few tunes.

Regular club night. first half floor singers,  e-mail for floor spot.

Tickets: http://whangateau.co.nz/qsot-event/club-night-with-ra-gossage/06-24_2019-730pm/

Wilde Taylor in Concert

What do you get when you combine a wild, hard drinkin’, country rock singin’, lunatic, with a clean livin’, folk pickin’, Renaissance Man…. You get the hot new Auckland Americana group ‘Wilde Taylor’.

New Zealand Musician magazine wrote … “all up it’s an appealing package of mid-life, mid-American country-blues, done Kiwi-style with laudable conviction and attention to detail.”

This summer the boys will be on tour up and down the North Island to promote their new album ‘Broadway Cowboys’. So if you are a fan of Americana music you have got to check out this hot new duo.

Wilde Taylor in Concert on 12/06/2019

Plenty of tickets available at the door!

Wednesday, 12 June 2019. 7:30pm

What do you get when you combine a wild, hard drinkin’, country rock singin’, lunatic, with a clean livin’, folk pickin’, Renaissance Man…. You get the hot new Auckland Americana group ‘Wilde Taylor’.

New Zealand Musician magazine wrote … “all up it’s an appealing package of mid-life, mid-American country-blues, done Kiwi-style with laudable conviction and attention to detail.”

This summer the boys will be on tour up and down the North Island to promote their new album ‘Broadway Cowboys’. So if you are a fan of Americana music you have got to check out this hot new duo.

Club Night with Donna Dean on 27/05/2019

Monday, 27 May, 2019. 7:00 pm.

Auckland based singer songwriter Donna Dean is the subject of award winning documentary film ‘The Sound of Her Guitar’ which premiered at a sold out screening in Wellington as part of the 2016 Docedge Film Festival. In November 2017 the film opened the Winnipeg Aboriginal Film Festival in Canada (WAFF). Donna was Keynote speaker and performed live at the festival. One film critic called the film “brave and beautiful”, another labeled it “an understated and insightful documentary about a New Zealand artist and her remarkable life”. WAFF’s Director of Programming Jim Compton said Donna was New Zealand’s own Lucinda Williams.

Regular club night. First half floor singers.  E-mail for a spot.

Club Night with Donna Dean

Monday, 27 May 2019.  7:00pm.  $10.

Auckland based singer songwriter Donna Dean is the subject of award winning documentary film ‘The Sound of Her Guitar’ which premiered at a sold out screening in Wellington as part of the 2016 Docedge Film Festival. In November 2017 the film opened the Winnipeg Aboriginal Film Festival in Canada (WAFF). Donna was Keynote speaker and performed live at the festival. One film critic called the film “brave and beautiful”, another labeled it “an understated and insightful documentary about a New Zealand artist and her remarkable life”. WAFF’s Director of Programming Jim Compton said Donna was New Zealand’s own Lucinda Williams.

Donna will be performing with backing band (The Pipi Pickers).

Regular club night. First half floor singers. E-mail for a spot.

Tickets: http://whangateau.co.nz/qsot-event/club-night-with-donna-dean/05-27_2019-700pm/