The Black Velvet Band

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Here you'll find all the information you need for Christchurch's legendary Celtic rockers - The Black Velvet Band.

Often cited as being New Zealand's greatest influence on the folk rock revival, The Black Velvet Band embraces traditional and contemporary Celtic songs, original compositions and fresh interpretations of old favourites.

Formed in the early 1990s at The Loft Bar, Christchurch by Ian Costello.

The Black Velvet Band have performed at many high profile events around New Zealand including headline shows in Cathedral Square, Christchurch on New Years Eve, the Hokitika Wild Food Festival and have mixed their music with the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra.

The Black Velvet Band generate an intense energy in their performances and can be booked (Use Functions) to perform at almost any occasion, venue or event.

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