Tuesday, 25 March 2014

Ken heads to NZ and Oz

FolkCast's very own Ken Nicol has left the UK for Australia and New Zealand for a two month tour.
Ken and stringy friend

A singer, songwriter and guitarist extraordinaire, Ken will be playing his own unique blend of folk, blues, ragtime and fingerpicking fabulousness at a series of solo shows right across New Zealand before moving on to Australia for more gigs, mostly based in Victoria State, although he's also visiting South Australia and Western Australia.

Here are the dates:

MARCH
Sat 29th. Coro­na­tion Hall, Waipu, New Zealand.
Mon 31st.  Art­works The­atre, Wai­heke Island, New Zealand.
APRIL
Thurs 3rd. Biddy Mulligan’s, Hamil­ton, New Zealand.

Fri 4th. Tau­ranga Acoustic Music Club, Tau­ranga, New Zealand. TBC
Sat 5th.
  Thirsty Dog, Karanga­hape Rd, Auck­land, New Zealand.
Sun 6th. Helensville Hill­top Hide­away, Auck­land, New Zealand.
Aus­tralia
Fri 11th: Ken Nicol in Con­cert –fea­tur­ing Dominic Fin­leyThe Gem The­atre, Emer­ald VIC (P.A.VE Fes­ti­val Event)Door 7:30 – show 8pm
New Zealand.
Sat 12th. Welling­ton — House con­cert. Details to follow.
Thurs 17th. Le CafĂ©, Pic­ton, 12/14 Lon­don Quay, Pic­ton. New Zealand.Fri 18th to Mon 21st: The Can­ter­bury Folk Fes­ti­val. South Island, NZ.Thurs 24th. Grey­mouth. Details to follow.
Fri 25th. Have­lock Town Hall, Have­lock, New Zealand.
Sat 26th. The Free House, Nel­son. 95 Colling­wood St, Nel­sonSun 27th. Blenheim. TBC.
Aus­tralia
Vic railway insWeds 30th: Ken Nicol’s  Acoustic mas­ter class @ Vic­to­rian Rail­way Insti­tute Hall, Queen Street, War­ragul, (next to Gipp­s­land Taffe) Vic­to­ria. 7:30pm — 9:15pm, lim­ited spaces. Tick­ets only $30. For bookings/info call 0417 780 493
Spe­cial offer: $40 duel ticket offer, for Ken’s work­shop, and con­cert
on sat 3rd 
MAY
Thurs 1st:  Ken Nicol in Con­cert –fea­tur­ing Dominic Fin­leyRyan's hotel, Traralgon
Trar­al­gon, Vic­to­ria — Ryan’s Hotel, 171 Franklin Street
Door 7:30pm – show 8pm
$15 on the door, reser­va­tions rec­om­mended. Call 0417 780 493
Fri 2nd: Ken Nicol in Con­cert –fea­tur­ing Dominic Fin­ley
Upwey, Vic­to­ria –Bur­rinja Cul­tural Cen­tre, 351 Glen­fern Rd
Door 7:30 – show 8pm
Tick­ets $22, call 9754 8723 
Sat 3rd: Ken Nicol in Con­cert –fea­tur­ing Dominic Fin­ley
War­ragul, Vic­to­ria –The Vic­to­rian Rail­way Insti­tute hall - Queen Street, (next to Gipp­s­land Taffe) Doors 7:30pm/show 8pm
$20 Admis­sion, includes free wine and soft drinks. Reser­va­tions call: Christina on 0459 573 082
Sun 4th: KEN NICOL in Con­cert - Fea­tur­ing Dominic Fin­ley. 
Cran­bourne Folk Unit­ing. Cran­bourne Unit­ing Church, 41 Les­don Ave. Cran­bourne, Vic­to­ria. Doors 7pm — Show 7:30pm.
Thurs 8th:  South Coast Folk Club, Port Noar­lunga Bowl­ing Club, Hunt Park, River Road, Port Noar­lunga, South Australia. 
Fri 9th: The Wan­neroo folk club, Perth.
Mon 12th. The Dome Cafe, Mary­lands, Perth.
Check Ken's website for further details and updates and follow his adventures via Twitter

This is the sort of schtick you can expect. Easy!

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