Robbie and Mike present a show of acoustic blues, ragtime and Americana, featuring acoustic guitars, resonators, mandolin, fiddle, lap steel and washboard.
Since emerging from the Auckland folk scene Robbie Lavën has become one of New Zealand's most respected musicians, playing a host of instruments in styles ranging from folk to rock, Latin to jazz.
Along with partner Marion Arts he spent a decade abroad, playing major festivals in Holland, Belgium, Denmark and Ireland. They currently lead Gypsy jazz ensemble Bonjour Swing.
Mike Garner is a well-known NZ Blues singer and songwriter. He has a wealth of blues experience over nearly 40 years, having played in Europe, Australia, NZ and the Pacific, Japan and Kathmandu in Nepal. He has made 6 CDs and won international awards for his song writing.
Everyone is welcome at The Barrel Room. No cover charge.