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Amiria Grenell & Bryony Matthews
27 October @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Amiria Grenell & Bryony Matthews bring their original alt-folk sounds to Hanmer Springs this October. Come join them for an afternoon of song, and be entertained with a special spring show,
Anglican Church, Jollies Pass Road, Hanmer Springs
Saturday 27th October.
2pm show starts, $15 cash entry.
New Zealand new-folk luminary Amiria Grenell recently released her third album through her own label Quiet Bird Records. The stunning album ‘Autumn’ departs from her second album, the Tui Award winning ‘Three Feathers’. Hailing from a large musical family (her father is country legend, John Grenell), she has spent the past 13 years performing extensively around the country, a regular at arts festivals, and as a member of the Fly My Pretties cast. As well as organizing her own tours, she also performs in folk duo The Swan Sisters and as childrens entertainer Mea the musical pixie. Highlights have been performing at Womad, Luminate, Nostalgia & Evolve Festival. This songbirds gentle wisdom of the voice is strung together with melodies & rhythm to leave you smiling.
Listen to Amiria’s albums here:
Bryony Matthews is a Christchurch based singer/songwriter by way of Golden Bay. Matthews writes unique, considered, lyrics-focused folk-pop offerings. Her accompanying guitarist Josh Holmes lends an upbeat ambiance to her beautiful songs.
Her debut album ‘Little Queen’ was released in early 2017 featuring lead single ‘Voices’; whilst the lyrics exhibit angst and confusion, the instrumentation picks it up and turns it into an upbeat, danceable track.
The crafted songwriting and purity of vision of Little Queen places her firmly in the upper stratum of NZ’s alt folk music scene.