NZ Music Month 2018
The month of May is filled with NZ Music Month gigs in the Library.
Tuesday 1 May, 12.30 – 1.00pm
This presentation will explore the traditional musical instruments of Māori and will feature Bob Bickerton, Holly Tikao-Weir and Solomon Rahui.
As well as hearing the sounds of the instruments, we will learn the stories about their background and significance in Te Ao Māori.
Wednesday 2 May, 1.00pm – 1.30pm
Rural Mail guarantees a delivery of great New Zealand songs and poems. NZ ballads and folklore played and sung by experienced instrumentalists. Albums will be for sale.
Saturday 5 May, 12.30pm – 1.30pm
Jacquie Walters is a Nelson-based singer-songwriter who has performed internationally & in New Zealand. Her concerts comprise of mostly original material, plus some traditional Scottish songs. She will be joined by musician James Wilkinson.
Hot Club Nelson
Wednesday 9 May, 12.30pm – 1.00pm
Classic swing jazz with Paul Gilmour and friends.
The Dukes of Weathershire
Friday 18May, 12.30 – 1.00pm
Original folk rock tunes with a modern twist, bringing tales of love, life and the road....melodic tunes and insightful lyrics...two guitars, two chaps with tales to tell...
Mosaic World Choir
Saturday 19 May, 12.00 noon – 12.30pm
Nelson’s Mosaic choir will treat us to NZ and world music sung without accompaniment.
Sunday 27 May, 2.00 – 2.30pm
Soulful, heart-warming songs from a national and international performer who is based in Nelson. His music ranges from gospel, rock, pop and folk.