Tag Archives: blues

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 »

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 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 »

Too Many Chiefs at The Grand

Wayne Mason, Laura Collins, Rob Joass and Andrew London argue over basses, guitars, pianos and mandolins while contributing to each others’ songs. Much chaos and laughter ensues. Email the Grand to book at $55 pp, usual astonishing buffet included.

Cattlestops at Whakaipo Lodge

Country-rock and Western Swing, perhaps some Blues as well, as we rock through some numbers from our last three albums. James Cameron (double bass), Andrew London (guitar) , Nick Granville (better guitar) and lance Philip (drums). Always a great day out at one of New Zealand’s most popular and luxurious lodges – bring a rug and a picnic.… Read More »