27 March 2015: Because, it's our 10th birthday celebration, we've got a very special surprise announcement! We're delighted to say: the delicate and charming Tiny Ruins is joining 'Roundup at the Redroom' on Sunday at The Refreshment Room. She'll be joining The Nukes, Bernie Griffen and The Thin Men, Lost Demos and Velvetland. Still a few tickets left! Check here: Eventfinder - Buy Tickets!

Village Night
Join the music buzz. Free and ticketed concerts in cafes and on the street between 6pm to 8pm.

Local Soundz Stage
OUTSIDE ‘GLOVERS’ IN THE VILLAGE
La Luna and the Gadjo boys with swinging French gypsy jazz, lead by famed chanteuse Carolina Moon. Performing songs from Django, Gainsbourg and Piaf.



Deco Eatery
LOPDELL HOUSE, 412 TITIRANGI ROAD
Sultry summer sounds with Chillele, the grooviest trio in town. Let Pedro, Mark and Angela entertain you whilst you sample the cuisine on offer at Titirangi’s latest restaurant and bar.


Junglezone
BETWEEN SUPERVALUE AND TITIRANGI KEBABS
Cafe del Titirangi Friday night session with music by DJ Bryce C with a special appearance by Valentino Luafalealo the firedancer!



The Toolroom
THE HARDWARE CAFE, TITIRANGI
Titirangi’s most famous little venue tucked away under the Hardware, it’s a hidden gem. Step into its New York bar vibe and enjoy the rootsy sounds of the incomparable Dave Alley Band. Dave plays all around the world and is much loved in this neck of the woods.


Ticket info:
Doors — 6pm. Show — 7pm. $15
Book directly through The Hardware Café
PH: 817 5059

Garageland - NEW EVENT
TE URU LOADING BAY, CARPARK BELOW LOPDELL HOUSE, TITIRANGI
6pm Bringing together four genuinely brilliant West Auckland garage-bands to strut their stuff. Hosted by Paul O’Brien (RSA Jam nights).



Ticket info:
$10 — On the door.
R18 – licensed bar available.

The Phoenix Foundation
with Doprah and Dukebox
FESTIVAL BALLROOM, TITIRANGI WAR MEMORIAL HALL - 7.15pm - Door. Show - 8pm

Phoenix Foundation come with an international reputation and a collection of some of NZ's best loved albums to their name from 'Horse Power' to 2014's 'Fandango'. The band will bring their infectiously catchy and progressively psychedelic sounds to Titirangi for the first time. They will be joined by art-house popsters 'Doprah' — with their blend of electronica and trip-hop — and local Indie new comers Dukebox.

Ticket info:
$35 — February Earlybird
$40 — March pre-sale
$45 — On the door.

Available through Titirangi Pharmacy and Eventfinder



Beyondsemble / DVA
TITIRANGI THEATRE, LOPDELL HOUSE. 8pm — Door. Show — 9pm.

From Womad to Luninate Beyondsemble have played festivals up and down Aotearoa and tour Europe regularly. They are Multi-instrumentalists who play a stylistic mix of gypsy, jazz and folk with virtuosity and imagination! Simply a must see for anyone that loves music on the adventurous side. They will be joined by DVA a duo touring from the Czech republic who have a global fan-base, they weave a fantastical collage of pop, kitchen beatbox, tango and cabaret.


Ticket info:
$25 — Pre-sale
$30 — On the door.

Available through Titirangi Pharmacy and Eventfinder

VILLAGE DAY 10th Anniversary
Grand Parade
12pm
A Street Jazz band leads a fun and colourful parade from Titirangi Primary School and the War Memorial Hall, converging at the Lopdell House corner of the Village ready to kickstart the FREE entertainment!



Village Stage / Village Square
From 12.30pm. Performances alternate between Stage and Square.

Stage
12:30pm - Kimata Arts
: An African drumming and dance spectacular.

Square
1.20pm - The Trusts Waitakere Brass:
Conducted by Stephen Booth with a great repertoire of diverse material.

Stage
1.45pm - John Goudge Band: Talented local known for his theatrical work, music and songwriting.

Square
2.20pm - The Trusts Waitakere Brass:
: Second half

Stage
2.40pm - Black Sand Diva
: A global and musical gypsy. Cat Tunks fuses fat beats with sexy and stylish jazz, smooth reggae funk.



Square
3.30pm - Mhara Marimbas:
: Traditional Zimbabwean instruments lead by Fraser Bruce.

Stage
3.45pm - Titirangi All Stars
: A collection of local performers dust off their soul shoes.

Square
4.45pm - Mhara Marimbas:
2nd half

Stage
5pm - Moana and the Tribe
: Moana has an Order of Merit for her services to Maori and music and has pride of place on this year’s Village Day. Powerful songs, thumping beats and stunning kapa haka choreography.



Local Soundz Stage
1.30pm — OUTSIDE ‘GLOVERS’ IN THE VILLAGE
Hosting a range of performers from Green Bay High and Avondale College.

Jungle Zone
1.30pm — BETWEEN SUPERVALUE AND VILLAGE KEBABS
Hosted by German jazz muso Oliver Kraus. Featuring Oliver, Gusto Bravo, DB Grant, Jocelyn Aydon and others.



Bean Bag Stage
1pm — TITIRANGI THEATRE, LOPDELL HOUSE
Hosted by Rachel Derham and featuring a free family-friendly line up of entertainment with harmony group M*Lasses, Jamie Cottingham, the Fringe Ukes and others.

Stripe Café
10am — 521 SOUTH TITIRANGI ROAD
Relax to the continental jazz sounds of Ed Taylor and Maria O’Flaherty, a great way to start the day’s festivities.

Funky Music Art Trail
Will run from 1pm to 4pm with activites for the kids. In association with Te Uru Waitakere Contemporary Gallery.

PEACE POPPY PROJECT
Workshop with Cristina Beth. Between The Hardware Cafe and Glovers.

BODY ART AND GLOW
Dancing workshop, hosted by the Green Room. Go to the foyer Titirangi Theatre and get your glow art on before dancing in a specially constructed UV music-space.

FIRE FLOWERS / MUSICAL HEAD-DRESS
Outside Titirangi Community House. Also ABC African Drumming for kids with Kimata.

MAKE A FUNKY INSTRUMENT
Workshop in the Te Uru Learning Centre (ground floor of new gallery). Also view the wonderful posters designed by local children to celebrate the music festival on display from 18 March until the 12 April.

TFM recommend ‘Affordable Taxis’
Ph:(09)832-0000 or (09)838-5555. Order pre-concert for your group.




SJD
TITIRANGI THEATRE, LOPDELL HOUSE — 8pm door, show 9pm
Ace producer and pop experimentalist Sean Donnelly (aka SJD) has won every accolade NZ Music has to offer. Here he’s celebrating the release of new album "Saint John Divine". Wicked humour and intelligent music are the hallmarks of this great band.



Ticket info:
$25 — Pre-sale
$30 — On the door.



Nathan Haines
with Tama Waipara
FESTIVAL BALLROOM, TITIRANGI WAR MEMORIAL HALL
7.15pm door. Show 8pm

Nathan Haines — this year sees the return of 'the squire' as he gets back on the dance-floor with the brilliant new album '5 A Day'. Expect his trademark international sound with a kicking 6 piece bandbrother Joel Haines on guitar.

Exotic rhythms are the order of the night as Santiago Soul Stars-feat Dixon Nacey set the scene and DJ legend Paddy Free (Pitch Black / Moana and the Tribe) will top off a night that will ensure this is the party place to be in Auckland this Saturday.

Ticket info:
$35 — February Earlybird
$40 — March pre-sale
$45 — On the door.

Available through Titirangi Pharmacy and Eventfinder

Tickets for shows in 2013 & 2014 sold out fast, so don't wait. Get your tickets now!







Sunday Concerts in the Titirangi Theatre

Nicole Johänntgen
1pm (Doors at 12.30pm)


International Jazz star Nicole Johänntgen Zurich-based Swiss virtuoso saxophonist is bound to impress with her engaging presence and wonderful playing. Travelling to play this year’s Waiheke Jazz Festival, we’re very proud to host her for a one-off concert. Her band consist of award-winning German musicians and members of Solid Brew, Arnold Ogrodnik (Blues company), guitarist Thomas Konig, Stefan Nagler on keys, and drummer Markus Dassau. A must see for jazz lovers.



Ticket info:
$25 — Pre-sale
$30 — On the door.

East meets West 3.15pm

Jon Sanders and Basant Madhur A chance to see the musical traditions of Ireland and India come together in a magical blend. A fusion of different styles is what makes Jon Sanders’ music so exciting. He teams up with tabla master Basant Madhur in a concert which also features Shalina Sandran on Sitar. Doors at 2.45pm, show at 3.15pm.



Ticket info:
$25 — Pre-sale
$30 — On the door.

Sarah Macombee and Sally Stockwell
6.30pm (Doors at 6pm)

Two Works in concert. Two 1-hour concerts which feature the stunning new works of these local songwriters. Sally will perform songs from her wonderful new album Weightless with a 7-piece band plus stunning AV images from Christchurch printmaker Jane Barry. Sarah has a reputation for adventurous material and epic vocal delivery. These attributes are to the fore on her dynamic new album No Man’s Land. Together with her band The Absolute Truth and beautifully integrated visuals, she will bring the festival to a fitting end.



Ticket info:
$25 — Pre-sale
$30 — On the door.

Available through Titirangi Pharmacy and Eventfinder

FREE SUNDAY JAZZ in the Village
by the BBC from 11am

Roundup at the Redroom
THE REDROOM UNDER THE REFRESHMENT ROOM
233 SCENIC DRIVE, TITIRANGI
12.30pm onwards

An afternoon of southern hospitality. The BBQ sizzles, and the craft beer flow, whilst listening to some of the best local Alt Country sounds Aotearoa has on offer. Bernie Griffen and the Thin men feature a stunning band of musicians including the incomparable Steve Roach on guitar-slinging duties. Bernie is the long-time and much loved host of 95 bfm's Border radio show and draws influence from blues, from the country-rock of Gram Parsons. They'll be joined by Tiny Ruins, the famed and 'baddest' uke band out west The Nukes, classic Americana with a twist with the fabulous Doughboys, and great alt country sounds from Lost Demos and Velvetland.

Notice: Due to circumstances betond our control Tami Neilson will unfortunately not be able to perform as part of this event.



TICKET INFO:
Adults — $25 pre-sale. $35 on the door.
Children (13 and under) — $10 pre-sale. $15 on the door.
Available through Eventfinder and The Refreshment Room. Table bookings recommended. PH: 817 8655

Ellingtonia
TITIRANGI RSA, SOUTH TITIRANGI ROAD, TITIRANGI
FULL CONCERT IN THE RSA LOUNGE - 3PM

Auckland Jazz Orchestra with Caitlin Smith The music of Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn. Ellingtonia features many of the superb compositions that made the Duke Ellington Orchestra famous. Delivered by some of Aotearoa’s foremost musicians, and sung with impeccable control and emotional depth by the incomparable Caitlin Smith.



TICKET INFO FOR ELLINGTON:
$20 — Pre-sale
$30 — On the door.

Available through Titirangi Pharmacy and Eventfinder Table bookings recommended. PH: 817 6415

Titirangi Village Festival Map


1 - Village Stage. 2 - Village Square. 3 - The Tool Room. 5 - Local Soundz Stage. 6 - Jungle Zone.
7 - Beanbag Zone & Titirangi Theatre. 8 - Te Uru Waitakere Contemporary Gallery. 9 - Festival Ballroom.
10 - Titirangi RSA. 11 - Stripe Cafe. 12 - Titirangi Primary. 13 - The Refreshment Room.

About the Titirangi Festival of Music

Now in its tenth year, the Titirangi Festival of Music (TFM) is well-established with a core audience and an excellent reputation.

One of the foremost community festivals in New Zealand, TFM not only features top professional artists and musical talent, but also engages the community through free family-friendly events.

Titirangi is a unique community which has taken ownership of this professionally run festival, a festival which not only fosters talent in our local area but also introduces talent from around New Zealand and the world. Through catering for both young and old, as well as reaching across several ethnicities, the Festival adds vibrancy to our community.

The Festival has a tangible effect on many other aspects of community life in our area by:

  • Fostering the learning of new skills by giving work opportunities to the many talented people who live in our community.
  • Strengthening ties with local business and promoting Titirangi as a destination.

  • TFM is Titirangi’s own unique event, attracting people from far and wide. It promotes the wonder, beauty and cultural diversity of our beautiful village and surrounds, and its gateway to West Coast beaches and the Waitakere ranges.







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