October Concert – Ken Nicol


It is a privilege to welcome Ken Nicol back to GANZ. If you missed him previously, get this marked in your diary immediately!
Ken is a virtuoso guitarist who has played with some of the best in the Folk and Folk/Rock genres. Furthermore he is a talented songwriter and an entertainer of the highest calibre.

Open mic opportunity to start the evening for anyone seeking a stage for their guitar-playing talent.

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May Concert –
Auckland’s Young Guitarists

Pictures now available in “Photo Gallery”

Wednesday 18 May 8.00pm at Ponsonby Cruising Club.

Shayle Poster

Preceded by our usual Open Mic opportunity.
Bring your friends, your dad, sister, uncle, grandma and your guitar for open mic! this is going to be a great show.

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April Concert – Tony Burt & Karen Jones

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Wednesday 20 April 8.00pm at Ponsonby Cruising Club.


Tony Burt (Dobro Slide Guitar) & Karen Jones (Acoustic Guitar, Celtic Harp & Vocals)

Guest act preceded by Open Mic. (Pre-registration not required.   Just write your name on the board as you arrive to claim a spot.)

Entry fee: $10 per person, $5 for GANZ members.

Tony Burt & Karen Jones Bios (Click here)

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The Joy of the Guitar Riff

From Chuck Berry through to the White Stripes, this excellent BBC FOUR documentary traces the ebb and flow of the guitar riff over the last 60 years of popular music.

With riffs and stories from an all-star cast including Brian May, Dave Davies, Hank Marvin, Steve Lukather, Nile Rodgers, Tony Iommi, Robert Fripp, Johnny Marr, Nancy Wilson, Kevin Shields, Ryan Jarman, Tom Morello and many more.


Ex Forgotten Guitar (forgottenguitar.com)

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Blues, Bikes & BBQ Charity Event

See Picture Galleries for images from this event.

On Sunday 20th March GANZ is hosting a Blues, Bikes & BBQ charity event in support of Child Cancer.
The venue is Dairy Flat Hall and live music is planned from mid-morning until late afternoon.
Acts include The Gunsmths, The Groovediggers, Tony Burt and Kara Gordon.

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Product display by Coleman’s Suzuki. Prizes donated by Auckland Harley Davidson and Red Baron Motorcycles.

Don’t miss it . . . and bring along your family, your friends and your wallet!
Dairy Flat Hall Map

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