Art & Entertainment | Book Reviews | Education | Entertainment Video | Health | Lifestyle | Sport | Sport Video | Search

 


The Roseneath Centennial Ragtime Band - Community Halls Danc

The Roseneath Centennial Ragtime Band - Community Halls Dance Tour - Press Release 9/11/12

Fresh out of performances at World of WearableArts and community halls across the region, The Roseneath Centennial Ragtime Band is taking it's show on the road.

Their month-long Community Halls Dance Tour will see performances across the North Island in seven towns, from Auckland to Wellington, bringing their infectious, foot-stomping style to a range of rustic venues.

The seven-piece band prides itself on making people want to dance and have enjoyed the engagement and control over the sound they get from smaller halls.

"Its nice to be able to play on our own terms," pianist Dayle Jellyman says.

Jellyman's brother Hamish plays the trombone and they are both looking forward to playing in home town Wanganui.

The Jellymans are one of two sibling pairings in the band, with the second being guitarist Adrian Jensen and brother Mike on drums - who grew up in Auckland.

For those looking to swing, Auckland's Galatos in particular boasts a dance floor suspended on springs, "the fastest in Auckland," Jellyman says.

"If you've got some moves that you want to pull - that's the place to pull them."

The music is "timeless stuff - it just moves people," Mike Jensen says.

"It's nice, warm music to listen to and it makes you feel good. People can't help but say 'I just feel like dancing'."

The music is played entirely on acoustic instruments and 'Roseneath' boasts a wide repertoire of original music, with some old favourites thrown in, Jellyman says.

"We play some of the old stuff because we're in to it - but mostly we are writing our own."

The band goes to great lengths to look the part and fans have embraced the ragtime look, from retro gowns to dapper waistcoats, so dressing up in your finest is definitely encouraged.

Both young old appreciate the appeal of the music, with younger fans often saying they didn't expect to enjoy the raucous, bustling ragtime style as much as they did, and older fans can't help but get caught up as well.

Tickets are available from undertheradar.co.nz, and presale tickets will earn discounts on the band's album so get in quick because shows are likely to sell out.
Go to www.roseneathband.com for more details or www.facebook.com/roseneathcentennialragtimeband

THE BAND

Mike Jensen/Auckland/Trap DrumsVocals
Adrian Jensen/Auckland/Guitar
Dayle Jellyman/Wanganui/Piano/Vocals
Hamish Jellyman/Wanganui/Trombone/Vocals
Frankie Curac/Wellington/Clarinet/Vocals
Matt Enright/Nelson/Trumpet/Vocals
Dan Yeabsley/Wellington/Upright Bass

TOUR DATES

Saturday 17th November: San Francisco Bathhouse, Wellington
Thursday 22nd November: The Yot Club, Raglan
Friday 23rd November: Galatos Live, Auckland
Saturday 24th November, Leigh Sawmill, Leigh
Friday 30th November: The Wanganui Musicians Club (Savages Club), Wanganui
Friday 14th December: Anzac Hall, Featherston
Saturday 15th December: St Peter's Village Hall, Paekakariki


ENDS


© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 
Sheep: Shearing Record Smashed In Hawke’s Bay

Three shearers gathered from around New Zealand have smashed a World record by 264 sheep despite the heat, the pumiced sheep of inland Hawke’s Bay and a year’s wool weighing an average of over 3.5kg a sheep. More>>

ALSO:

Carrie Fisher: Hollywood In-Breeding & The Velocity Of Being - Binoy Kampmark

There was always going to be a good deal of thick drama around Carrie Fisher, by her own confession, a product of Hollywood in-breeding. Her parents, Debbie Reynolds and the crooner Eddie Fisher, provided ample material for the gossip columns in a marriage breakup after Eddie sped away with Elizabeth Taylor. More>>

  • Image: Tracey Nearmy / EPA
  • Gordon Campbell: On The Best Albums Of 2016

    OK, I’m not even going to try and rationalise this surrender to a ‘best of’ listicle. Still…maybe there is an argument for making some semblance of narrative order out of a year that brought us Trump, Brexit and the deaths of Prince, David Bowie, Leonard Cohen and Alan Vega, who I missed just as much as the Big Three. So without further ado….oh, but first a word from the sponsor More>>

    Emojis: World’s First Māori Emoji App Launched

    It’s here - the world’s first Māori emoji app Emotiki has landed just in time for summer roadtrips and santa stockings, with 200 Māori and Kiwi cultural icons for people to share their kiwiana moments with each other and the world. More>>

    ALSO:

    Howard Davis: Album Of The Year - Van Morrison's 'Keep Me Singing'

    2016 was a grand year for Van The Man - The Belfast Cowboy turned 71, received a knighthood, and reissued an expanded set of soul-fired live recordings from 1973 ('It's Too Late to Stop Now'). In the game for 53 years now, Morrison's albums consistently open new windows into the heart and soul of one of the most enigmatic figures in modern music. More>>

    Review: The NZSO Performs Handel's Messiah

    Max Rashbrooke: Saturday night's performance took the piece back to something like the way it would have originally been performed when premiered in 1742, with an orchestra of 20-30 players and only a few more singers. More>>

    Culture: Rare Hundertwasser Conservation Posters Found After 40 Years

    When Jan and Arnold Heine put a roll of conservation posters into storage in 1974 they had no idea that 42 years later they would be collectors items. More>>

    Get More From Scoop

     
     

    LATEST HEADLINES

     
     
     
     
    Culture
    Search Scoop  
     
     
    Powered by Vodafone
    NZ independent news