Sunday Club Night: a feature concert every week (apart from some holiday weekends) 7.30 pm. Floorspot performers often invited from local musicians in the first half. Cafe and bar open. See notes on each night for featured performers or events.
Thursday Open Mic Night: a warm welcome to all, 7.30 pm. Gold coin entry. Cafe open.
Special Concerts - may be scheduled on other nights
Our venue for club events is the Opoho Bowling Club rooms, 80 Lovelock Avenue, North Dunedin
In the current covid climate, some may wish to wear a mask when up and moving around.
A chance encounter at Waimate Festival put this pair in the same room at the same time, leading to a brilliant musical combination. Dean’s virtuosic, ethereal, and intuitive violin mastery blends beautifully with Tom’s easy style – sweet earthy vocals and compelling guitar rhythm. Tom is a fine singer/songwriter, drawing on life’s ups and downs, and his songs are powerfully elevated by Dean’s solos.
Dean Hollebon has been a member of the Dunedin Symphony Orchestra for 40-plus years. He is the conductor of the Dunedin Collegiate Orchestra based at the University of Otago. He has conducting and teaching roles at Saturday Morning Music Classes plus private teaching. He loves making music and savours every performance. He finds music expressive, transformative and immersive in its many amazing styles and forms. He relishes the opportunity to explore a different and creative side of music with Tom.
Tom Bolton has been playing his original music both solo and in various line-ups for more than 20 years, and is now finding his inspiration and new musical home in Dunedin. He’s also a regular at the Thursday night open mic nights.
“Bolton’s knack for winsome-pretty, winning melodies is a cut above 1000 other guys and gals with an acoustic guitar that want to sing to us about love and its discontents. Instead of wasting our time, he fills it with small, steady wonders”