The future is now
and 11am on Saturday the 19th of May and Ukulele classes will be held at 1 and 2pm on the same day. $30 per class.
For nearly four decades, American fingerstyle wizard Richard Gilewitz has fascinated listeners with 6 and 12-string finger gymnastics while spinning enchanting yarns of a seasoned raconteur. His concert performances around the world spill over with unexpected turns of the funnies, thought-provoking takes on life on the road, and tunes that propel the audience on a magical journey of sight and sound.
Recognized world-wide as a performer who has a quirky take
10.00am – 3.30pm. Purchase a unique souvenir of the Festival Weekend. Brian and Jane use original bellows cameras to create your very own handmade tintype photograph using the wet-plate collodion process. Steampunk Parade: Harbour Street, starting from the Steampunk HQ end, 10.00am. All welcome to participate Steampunk splendidness and shenanigans to be expected! Free on everything around him, Richard continues to live up to this depiction with rousing shows filled with offbeat observations combined with his right-hand wizardry and heaps of technique. With Richard’s performances teeming with sparkles of mood mastery and wonderment, he shares a fresh impression of sound to the listener during his concert appearances and at his workshops. ❚ The Bedford School Of Music , 17 Itchen Street, Oamaru ❚ Friday May 18 ❚ 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Event. Steampunk Market: Loan & Merc Function Room, 12 Harbour St, 10.00am – 3.30pm. Face painting. Live music with Merchant Lucretia from 10:00-2pm (break for Tea Duelling). Free entry Tea Dueling Championships : at the Steampunk Market, 11.00am. Get into biscuit-dunking mode, and prepare for a grand dunk-off! Free entry on the day – please arrive a few minutes early to register.