Bluegrass Society founder Andrew Bicknell QSM says he saw us at last year’s Wellington Folk Festival, but the Wellington Bluegrass Society is a busy intersection of acoustic music and it took a year before he could fit us in.
Still, that’s given us time to learn new material – we’ve cleared the shelves for the new season’s fashion. While hardship songs are still here to remind us of stuff we should never forget, flippant songs about being ripped off/jilted/drunk/saved are as trendy as specially ripped jeans.
Meanwhile classic songs about love gone wrong never go out of style, while the range is topped off with a modest specialty line of songs that take the piss.
Much to our delight, Cathy Dyer has agreed to give us a bass boost for as much of the set as we can manage.
All this adds up to one thing – you just gotta be there.
Skiffy Rivets Concert
Wellington Bluegrass Society
54 Richmond Street, Petone
21 November 2020 8pm
On this particular Sunday there will be a good reason to stop in Ohau, that place just South of Levin you usually zip through. Just turn towards the hills and pulling for a waffle or coffee, and enjoy our Sunday afternoon acoustic set.
Country Kitchen Cafe serves good coffees, waffles, slices and meals and has provided the side room for acoustic concerts.
A big thank you to Dale Webb for organising this.
Country Kitchen Cafe and Waffle House
3 Muhunoa East Road, Ohau 5570
Sunday 22 Nov 2pm
Door sales – Koha of $15/$10 unwaged goes to support live music. Table bookings to firstname.lastname@example.org or 027 2079695. Many thanks for the support.