Tag Archives: blues

Whakaipo Summer Concert

Celebrate the final days of Summer at Whakaipo Lodge’s Summer Concert and support the great work of Bike Taupo & KidsBikeTaupo. “Blues, Ballads and Banter” with Laura Collins and the Back Porch Blues Band, with the Andrew London Trio. Tickets will be limited, so get in quick, available here. There will be refreshments on site: the Volcanic Coffee… Read More »

Barnyard Session

Country and blues-themed covers and originals in the spruced-up-for-the-occasion Lindale Barn auditorium. Professional lights and sound organised by Audiosuite Studios, core trio The Stable Geniuses comprising Andrew London (guitar), Ross McDermott (bass) and Brent Macfarlane (drums) with special guests including Neil Billington (harmonica) and Wayne Mason (piano). There may be train songs. The Cafe will offer a bar… Read More »

Too Many Chiefs at Sam Mahon’s Old Mill, Waikari

Four of New Zealand’s busiest songwriters offer an entertaining evening of wordplay, musical and otherwise, as they join forces to perform their favourite original songs. Andrew London, Wayne Mason, Laura Collins and Rob Joass are all well-seasoned musicians who all tour their own respective bands, sometimes internationally. Coming together in Too Many Chiefs to celebrate song-writing and share… Read More »

Too Many Chiefs at 4th Wall

Four songwriters go head-to head with axes and microphones drawn. Hilarity ensues but mutual respect underlies apparent chaos. Laura Collins (poignancy one minute – blues belters the next), Rob Joass (Pathos and grit), Wayne Mason (layers of psychoanalysis required) and Andrew London (satire & cynicism) mash up their favourite songs with each other. Enough material for a Psychiatric… Read More »