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Christmassy club night and no-pressure jam Wednesday 12 December 2018

This year, try skipping that boring office Christmas party where you can’t escape that tedious woman from sales*.

Your time will be much better spent picking, listening or just hanging out and grooving (do we still use that word?) with the cool Auckland Bluegrass crowd at the Christmas club night and jam session.

This is your chance to get into the spirit of Christmas and relax and enjoy the friendly atmosphere, perform a song or two, and revel in our no-pressure jam session. If you have a bluegrassy Christmas Song to hand so much the better. As a bonus, there will be an extra nice Christmas supper to enjoy at half time. All in all, it will be a lot of fun.

So much fun that you will probably rush out next day to buy a nice banjo to stuff into your kid’s Christmas stocking…

* Names of persons and departments were changed to protect identities. Then we realised ‘tedious man from accounts’ was unfair so changed it to ‘woman from sales’ to remove gender bias and unfortunate stereotypes about career choices. You can’t be too careful.

Auckland Bluegrass Christmassy club night and no-pressure jam
Wednesday, 12 December 2017  8 pm
The Bunker, Devonport
Members absolutely and utterly free, non-members $5 at the door.  

Kiwigrass Bluegrass Festival 1-3 February 2019

Kiwigrass is the New Zealand Bluegrass Festival.

Kiwigrass is being organised by a keen group of bluegrass lovers in New Zealand.  Their goal is to raise the profile of bluegrass in New Zealand, promote New Zealand based bluegrass musicians to the world, and bring the joy of the American bluegrass festival experience to New Zealand.

We love the idea and many of our members will be heading down there to take in the line up of great overseas acts, and may even camp a few days earlier to attend master classes if they eventuate.

Dates: 1-3 February 2019. Kick off Friday evening, wrap up late Sunday afternoon.

Venue: Narrows Park. Hamilton, New Zealand.

Narrows Park is a great venue with good camping and bunk facilities, with lots of space and rooms for jamming an performances.

There are 120 cabin beds, 24 powered camping sites, and acres of unpowered camping available.