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Fri, 29 Dec


Lodge Theatre Geraldine

Half Light: Geraldine

Foot stomping Celtic music from two of NZ's finest players

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Half Light: Geraldine
Half Light: Geraldine

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29 Dec 2023, 7:30 pm

Lodge Theatre Geraldine, 102 Talbot Street, Geraldine 7930, New Zealand


About the event

Celtic Music from NZ’s finest. Live in Geraldine

Driving, hypnotic Celtic music from two of NZs top players.

Prepare for an exhilarating musical journey with Half Light, featuring Rennie Pearson and Bob McNeill, as they embark on a South Island tour of New Zealand from December 27th to January 11th. Known for their spellbinding Celtic music, this duo combines traditional folk tunes and original compositions, delivering captivating foot-tapping rhythms and soaring melodies that wow audiences.

Their performances are a vibrant mix of old and new melodies, offering a diverse range of musical styles. With wooden flute, whistles, guitars, voices and infectious rhythms, Half Light crafts a magnetic musical experience that is both uplifting and mesmerizing.

Both Rennie and Bob are luminaries in the folk music scene of New Zealand and Australia, boasting extensive touring experience as solo artists and group members.They are experts in their craft, having shared their knowledge and talents at numerous festivals and workshops including NZ's leading Irish music school 'Ceol Aneas'. Rennie's mastery of wooden flutes, Irish tin whistles, and other instruments combined with Bob's multi award winning songwriting and exquisite guitar playing promises an evening of intricately crafted and diverse folk music that will resonate with audiences of all ages.

Fresh from their tour in Australia where they impressed audiences across Victoria, New South Wales, Canberra and Tasmania, these virtuoso musicians are set to play just a short stint of shows here in the South Island. Don't miss Half Light's magnetic blend of foot-tapping rhythms and soaring melodies. 

They will be performing in Geraldine on friday 29th of Dec at 7:30pm. Tickets $25. Available either from LOUK Clothing or online below

Full show list:

Takaka: Wednesday 27th of Dec:  The Sandcastle

Murchison: Thursday 28th of Dec: Murchison Theatre

Geraldine: Friday 29th of Dec: Lodge Theatre

Whare Flat Folk Festival: Dec 30th to jan 2nd

Dunedin: Wednesday 3rd of Jan Ballads to Blues Concert:

Naseby: Friday 5th of Jan: Naseby Town Hall

Alexandra: Saturday 6th of Jan: Central Stories Museum

Cardrona: Sunday 7th of Jan: Cardrona Hall

St Bathans: Monday 8th of Jan: The Vulcan Hotel

Akaroa: Wednesday Jan 10th: TBC

Christchurch: Thursday Jan 11th: A Rolling Stone


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