VicFolk gigs and sessions

Next events:

VicFolk’s next ceilidh is Saturday 4 August at Thistle Hall on Cuba St from 7pm.

Tickets available here.

Information on Facebook here.

If you can’t wait that long to get your fix, there are ceilidhs at the Wellington Gaelic Club on the second Saturday of every month (except January). Corner of Hanson St and Stoke St in the City of Wellington Pipe Band Hall. Ticket includes a good supper!


Trimester 2 : The club’s big event, Vic Folk Tunefest. Vic Folk hosted its own festival in 2017, and this promises to be a highlight of 2018 as well. To get a taste of what happened last time, check out the website:

Performing at Acoustic Routes, Wellington’s long-established folk club, Thursday 26 July.


Also keep an eye out for: Sunday afternoon Irish music sessions; instrumental workshops; blackboard concerts and more.


Some other major events that club members will be involved in are:

Ceol Aneas : a great weekend of Irish traditional music classes, fantastic concerts and sessions in Nelson over Queen’s Birthday weekend. Highly recommended for those who’d like to learn more about traditional Irish musicianship.

Wellington Folk Festival : the biggest folk music event in the region and a great opportunity to experience a wide range of folk music styles. Labour Weekend, at Brookfields Outdoor Education Centre past Wainuiomata.