Embrace the east-european-meets-dubby-roots sound of Yurt Party, clap hands to seething Gypsy and Balkan rhythms, sigh to haunting violin melodies, and feel the percussive beat shake the floorboards. The Christchurch based band have had people dancing at markets, in bars, outdoors under the sun and hit it off at house parties!
Lorenz Weston-Salzer – (Violin)
Is a classically trained violinist through the Suzuki method with an interest in playing a wide variety of different music styles, having previously played in the Christchurch Youth Orchestra, and with bands playing rock, blues, country and Celtic music.
Tom Harris – (Keyboard and Accordion)
Tom Harris is a musical jack of all trades – multi instrumentalist, composer, sound designer, teacher and band leader. He is involved in music from indie rock to gypsy oompah to meditative/minimalist, and loves being a small part of the great connecting web of Music that weaves through our lives.
Thomas Isbister – (Drums and percussion)
Thomas enjoys creating music and exploring the infinite possibilities of the musical world. Drawing inspiration from Latin and African styles of drumming, along with noise post punk and indie rock.
Kefir Wilton – (Trumpet and Trombone)
Irish brass-monkey. Came to New Zealand last year in search of work but got involved with a bunch of mad gypsies from Christchurch instead. Actually loves potatoes.
12 August 2018 | $10 Members $15 Non-members $5 Students with ID
Doors open 7.00pm Performance starts at 7.30pm, you will get a seat if you arrive close to 7 pm.
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: Tea, coffee, biscuits and cake available during the break, also bar facilities for cold refreshments throughout the night, Eftpos available for purchases only, no cash-out facility. Folk Club and Irish Society members please remember to bring your current membership card as this is required for new club licensing. Non-members sign in at bar.