Canadian folk artist Gordie Tentrees is bringing his heartfelt and charismatic live show to Raglan and other parts of Aotearoa for the first time in his decades-spanning career. On the tail of his seventh studio album Grit, Tentrees packed up his porch board bass, snare tam, bottleneck dobro, harmonica and guitar for a continent hopping 2018 / 2019 international tour, saving the best for last this summer with his upcoming extensive New Zealand leg.
He is playing in Raglan on Feb 12th at the Raglan Old School Arts Centre, 5 Stewart Street, Raglan. Entry $18 plus booking fee. Doors open from 7pm, concert starts at 7.30pm.Reserve at UTR https://www.undertheradar.co.nz/ticket/11448/Gordie-Tentrees-Concert.utr
Kicking off with an appearance the 2020 Auckland Folk Festival, Tentrees will be gallivanting down the country late January and into February for a total of fifteen intimate shows. Take in the dates below and see where you can experience the sometimes satirical but always sincere artist.
From Celtic Connections (Glasgow, UK) to National Folk Festival (Canberra, AU) his ability to hold an audience, weave melody, while juggling the light with the dark is infections. He has toured with Fred Eaglesmith, Mary Gauthier & Kelly Joe Phelps. This traveling troubadour performs with 5 instruments (porch board bass, snare tam, bottleneck dobro, harmonica, acoustic guitar). He has 7 records, performed over 2500 concerts in 11 countries and is a road poet, master storyteller and downright comedian.
“Majestic songwriter, incredible insight, genuine authenticity”Americana UK