Canterbury Folk Festival

A Family Festival of Music

The Secret Lives of the Ukelele

“From out of the primordial swamps and fault lines of Otautahi-Christchurch The Secret Lives of Ukuleles bring you the future of ukuleles – and cigar box guitars too!”

Quirky Christchurch vocal group on Ukulele and Cigar-box guitar.

“Nothing if not eclectic! The Secret Lives of Ukuleles play everything from Hank Williams to Kylie Minogue taking in Herman’s Hermits and The Buzzcocks along the way.”

“The Secret Lives of Ukuleles play whatever they want – especially for you!” “They have ukuleles and they’re not afraid to play them!”

“Edgy! – but in a good way” Snapper of The Nukes

The Secret Lives of Ukulele are: Annie, Carl, Emily, Maree, Paul (ukuleles), Lance (cigar-box guitars), Peter (bass guitar) and Lynden (drums)


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