New Zealand Gold Guitar award-winning singer-songwriter Dave Coleclough, of Dunedin, joins forces with Australian recording artist Jo Jo Smith for a night of originals and covers in the New Orleans Hotel, Arrowtown, on December 21. Photo supplied.
• 7pm: Contemporary artist Martin Poppelwell, of Napier,
attends the opening of the exhibition of two of his acclaimed
patchwork paintings and a selection of his ceramic works in
Nadene Milne Gallery, Arrowtown.
''Martin Poppelwell: Kiss the Moon'' continues until January
5. Free.8pm: Smooth operators Mark Wilson on piano and Nigel
Hirst on saxophone, both of Queenstown, herald the return of
the popular Friday Jazz Club in Les Alpes. Free.
• 6pm: Mistletoe and Wine, Mary Did You Know,
Away in a Manger and Te Harinui and many more
festive favourites will be sung by the newly formed Corus
Children's Choir, featuring 38 Wakatipu youths, and the adult
Queenstown Community Choir in a Christmas Carol Concert at
the City Impact Church, Frankton. Also featuring the
Remarkables Primary Glockenspiel Group and entertainers Mark
and Emma Wilson, Margaret O'Hanlon and more special guests.
Entry is free, but donations are welcome for Wakatipu Victim
• 7.30pm: Arrowtown six-piece band the Lynch Mob and friends
play two classic albums in full - Abbey Road by the
Beatles and The Dark Side of the Moon by Pink
Floyd - in the Arrowtown Athenaeum Hall. Tickets cost $30
from Laneway, Arrow Lane. All proceeds to benefit the
• 8pm: Singer-songwriter-percussionist Jo Jo Smith, known as
''the Mistress of Groove'' in her native Australia, performs
with New Zealand Gold Guitar award-winning singer-songwriter
Dave Coleclough, of Dunedin, in the New Orleans Hotel,
Arrowtown. Entry $10.