Canterbury Folk Festival

A Family Festival of Music

Lloyd & Doublet

A healthy serving of boogie, blues & ballads with self-penned topping John Sanchez-Lloyd: Piano. Phil Doublet: Guitar

John and Phil both enjoy diverse and acclaimed musical careers. They met and began performing and writing as a duo in late 2009 before being introduced to a wider music audience at the 2010 Jazz and Blues Festival.
They released a live album recorded 2011 in concert – Live Ones from The Mussel Inn.

John has played in numerous bands including country-rockers The Cowboys before eventually co-forming the South Island’s iconic band The Coalrangers – Tui Music Awards winners in 1997 for the album Coast To Coast. As well as having a background in many and various musical projects, he is also in demand for an eclectic range of session work and is presently working on his solo album.

Phil is at home playing blues and country music, genres in which he is highly regarded, and also keeps busy as a music teacher, session player, performer and composer. He recently won the CMA Country Performer of the Year for 2014. He has an acclaimed solo album out titled Stone & Wood and is currently working on another.

Some more clips of original songs:

Endless Highway       Gone

Backfoot Shuffle       Miss You

Stuck In The Middle Of Nowhere

Important Dates:
The Paypal bookings close Sunday 9th April. If you have a booking inquiry after this date please email
2017 Performer applications are now closed

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Canterbury Folk Music Festival
P O Box 964, Christchurch 8140
ph: 027-454-3885