Canterbury Folk FestivalA Family Festival of Music
Christchurch-based “MOLLY’S REMEDY” are vibrant and soulful.
They mix folk, country and Irish traditional music performing original songs and re-arrangements in an energetic yet sensitive way. Since forming , “Molly’s Remedy” has performed at the CBS Arena, Ingham Lazy Sundays, Greymouth Waitangi Picnic, House Concerts, Folk Clubs and Festivals around the country. Their musical influences include Dixie Chicks, Bonnie Raitt and James Taylor.
HELEN FAHY (vocals and fiddle) from Galway, is a qualified speech and drama teacher. Before moving to NZ, she regularly played with some of the top trad and country bands in Ireland.
MONICA MILLAR (vocals) from Christchurch, has a strong family connection with Antrim. She co-wrote and produced “His Love”, a finalist in the NZ Music Awards. A career highlight was singing with Stevie Wonder at the CBS Arena.
MARY DUNNE (vocals, guitars, bouzouki, ukulele) from Donegal, is an award-winning songwriter. Her first solo album “Coolatee” was recorded in Tokyo and resulted in a Japan, UK and Ireland tour. Mary’s second solo album “Over the Water”, recorded in NZ, was produced by Davy Stuart.
Helen, Monica and Mary together create something really special. Three strong personalities singing from the heart in a perfect blend of harmony, honesty and humour.
“Molly’s Remedy are fabulous and Mary’s songwriting is top drawer” – Graham Wardrop
“I loved your crazy songs as much as your poignant ones. You Irish gals sure know how to channel the craic and plumb the emotional depths. All power to you” – Rosa Shiels
“The ultimate gathering around the fire with you Mollies radiating your warmth, vitality and exquisite musicianship throughout an enthralled audience” – Eileen’s Kitchen venue
Early Bird Registrations are open until 13th March
2017 Performer applications are now closed
Thank you for your interest in the Canterbury Folk Music Festival. If you require any additional information about the event or how to apply, please contact us:Canterbury Folk Music Festival P O Box 964, Christchurch 8140 e: email@example.com ph 027-454-3885