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Thu, 30 Mar


New Plymouth

Pop Up Gig with "Where Water Meets"

Described as an ‘intricate, complex, but warm-hug kinda experience’, Where Water Meets are folk duo Emily Sheppard (violin/viola/vocals) and Yyan Ng (guitar/vocals).

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Pop Up Gig with "Where Water Meets"
Pop Up Gig with "Where Water Meets"

Time & Location

30 Mar 2023, 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

New Plymouth, 30 Crownhill Street, Spotswood, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand


About the Event

Touring New Zealand for the first time, they are bringing music from their critically acclaimed first album River Islands, with songs and tunes inspired by the Tasmanian wilderness. They combine alternatively tuned guitars, violins and violas with ethereal vocals to create shimmering, visual worlds both Tasmanian and interstellar.

Where Water Meets have toured extensively around Tasmania and mainland Australia, presented by festivals including the National Folk Festival, Cygnet Folk Festival, MONA FOMA and Beaker Street Science Festival. They have been the recipients of multiple rounds of Arts Tasmania and Inspire Australia funding, and with this support have created and presented diverse work that engages with place, community, history and science. Their composition Brown Mountain won the 2019 Folk Federation of Tasmania’s tune writing award.

“Like a deep sigh after a long day.”

Helen Shield, ABC Hobart Tasmania

“Intricate, complex but warm hug kinda experience.”

Elisse Kleiner, Dreamfarm Eco-Arts

“A journey through well-crafted soundscapes and the imagination. Incredible musicians with a sublime and far-reaching creativity…setting new standards for Australian music.”

Steve Gadd, Former Director of Cygnet Folk Festival

“Intensely raw, sweet, ethereal. Transcending time and place, connecting the same.”

Jane Hepple, audience member

“Re-affirming of one's deeper self, values and place on this 'small blue dot'.”

Steven Grainger, audience member

Hosted at the newly renovated Manella Productions HQ studio.  Limited spaces.


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    +$1.00 service fee
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