Western Swing is one of the slightly dusty genres at the back of the Auckland Bluegrass Club cupboard.
But right now this treasure has been rediscovered, cleaned and polished ready for you to enjoy as The Western Remarkables take the floor in July for an evening of smooth Western Swing.
Yes, yes,...Read More »
Does the word Americana extend to actual people?
Find out for yourself by coming to the Downunderdogs at the Auckland Bluegrass Club.
If Americana is just the nice bits of the USA, cherry picked, adapted, and absorbed for Kiwi enjoyment, then it surely it applies to these three genuine made-in-America imports originating...Read More »
Picture this: A group of friends gathers inside the old cabin on the mountain. In the glow of the firelight some of them pull out a collection of battered instruments to strike up a tune before supper.
It’s a delight. This is authentic music as it is supposed to be played...Read More »
Two strong women with their flash bluegrass boys. That’s what you get when you splice together Wellington’s Kim and Dusty, and The Pipi Pickers’ Jenine and Nat.
The Welly pair, Kim Bonnington and Dusty Burnell, are known in their own right as exceptionally talented musicians whose vocals are so tightly bound...Read More »
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Book to help us plan food
Help us welcome Back Porch Bluegrass and Whangateau Folk Club as they gather to help us celebrate the first ever spectacular summer Auckland Bluegrass picnic. Lots of good things happen when you mix a bunch of like minded musicians together like this. So far as we know, Bill Monroe never...Read More »