Originally from the UK, top performer Gilly Darbey is a solo acoustic artist who has toured extensively worldwide. She has performed at many of the top festivals, and supported famous names including Van Morrison, The Hollies and Tori Amos.
Her voice has been compared favourably to Eva Cassidy with her soaring expressive vocals, huge range and an eclectic mix of musical influences ranging through blues, jazz, folk and gospel, and original material.
Keyboardist John Sanchez-Lloyd has, over the years, been involved in numerous bands and an assortment of musical projects. John has played with a wide range of performers including rockabilly artist Rosie Flores, blues singer Ruby Wilson and country artist Lynne Anderson. His session work has seen him contribute to recording of a wide variety of NZ artists including The Eastern, Graham Wardrop, Tiny Lies and The Gypsy Pickers.
Phil Doublet is a multi-award-winning artist/musician and is no stranger to the music scene. As a multi-instrumentalist and working from his home base in Christchurch, he is sought after as a session player for recording projects in Europe, U.S.A, Australia and New Zealand.
Phil is a staunch advocate for original music in Christchurch. He has produced five albums of original music which have received accolades, including finalist for NZ Best Country Album of the Year 2017.
Doors open 7pm.
Performance starts at 7.30pm, you will get a seat if you arrive close to 7pm.
The hall is situated up the long driveway, directly next to Domain Park, and there is plenty of well-lit off-street parking.
Tea, coffee, biscuits and cake available during the break, also bar facilities for cold refreshments throughout the night, Eftpos available for purchases only, no cash-out facility.
Folk Club and Irish Society members please remember to bring your current membership card as this is required for new club licensing. Non-members sign in at bar.doublet.