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When:

Fri 19 Jul 2013, 7:30pm–10:00pm

Where: Te Puna Hall, 3 Te Puna Road, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty

Restrictions: R16

Listed by: rosaleen holmes

Chris Penman, Bob McNeil and Dave Alley have teamed up together to create a wonderful fusion of intricately powerful guitar and superb vocals, delivering original songs penned by McNeill, traditional Scottish songs and ballads and contemporary songs by favourite songwriters from around the globe. Presented with humour and finesse.

Chris Penman
Chris has been singing since birth and hasn't stopped. Her family has been associated with Traditional Scottish music both in New Zealand and Scotland. Since emigrating to New Zealand in her childhood, Chris has forged a very successful life in the New Zealand Folk scene and beyond, appearing at all the major Folk Festivals and captivating audiences around the country with her strong clear vocals and emotive delivery.

Bob McNeill is one of New Zealand's best known Folk artists for his work solo and with Ben the Hoose. An innovative songwriter, he has three New Zealand Music Awards, all for Best Folk Album. His songs have been covered by artists in New Zealand, Scotland, Australia and the USA. An expatriate Scot, he now divides his time between New Zealand and Scotland. McNeill’s musical and songwriting style is a hybrid of the Celtic music of his native Scotland and the American New Folk and Americana styles. The Dominion Post compared him to Jackson Brown, James Taylor, Luka Bloom and Dougie MacLean; New Zealand Musician compared his songwriting to Bruce Springsteen and Mark Knofler.

Dave Alley
Dave is a highly regarded New Zealand slide guitarist, singer, songwriter and percussionist. His rhythmic music is a blend of home grown, blues, west African, Eastern, Celtic, American folk , reggae and south pacific styles.
These three great musicians will be guests at Wellington festival in October 2013 and Auckland in January 2014 and you can see them here for a fraction of the price!
Appearing at Te Puna Memorial hall, corner SH2 and Te Puna road, 3kms from Bethlehem.
$15 at the door. Wine, beer and soft drinks available. tea and coffee and cheese and biscuits at the interval! Doors open 7pm. Concert starts 7.30pm. T: 5526291

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