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Reb Fountain won big at New Zealand Country Music Awards in Gore

Reb won big at New Zealand Country Music Awards in Gore, scooping up 2018 Recorded Music NZ Best Country Music Artist and APRA Best Country Music Song for ‘Hopeful & Hopeless’. ‘Hopeful and Hopeless’ is a song about people like

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2018 REVIEW

It seems like the right time to look back on 2018 as final preparations are being made for the 2019 season of shows at Little Rabbit Barn; and what a year it was, possibly our finest to date, and based

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Anzac hero’s haunting poem inspires soldier and singer Jackie Bristow

Peacekeeper Corporal Aaron Horrell risked his life to bring safety and sanctuary to others through two tours of East Timor and two of Afghanistan with the New Zealand army. Providing comfort to the brave Kiwi trooper were the haunting words

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THE UK AMERICANA BAR TV SHOW

Sam Millar and the lovely folk at The UK Americana Bar filmed our End of Year Show back in October 2017 and interviewed Sean Taylor, Elles Bailey and Angel Snow. They have just released the film onto YouTube. Please give

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LRB News | AMAUK Americana Music Awards | The LYNNes Saturday 24 February 2018

Robert Plant, Mumford & Sons and Emily Barker were among the big winners at the third annual UK Americana Awards, which took place in London last night (01 February 2018).     During a ceremony at the Hackney Empire, host

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KATY HURT | BELLE ROSCOE | WE ARE ALL FOSSILS | Saturday 26th August 2017

Tonight ‘We Are All Fossils’ opened with local based singer-songwriter Jakob Deist playing a short 30 minutes solo set. This is Jacob’s third appearance at LRB, twice before supporting the wonderful Red Sky July. WAAF played new previously unreleased material. With

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Christina Martin |Annie Keating | Nicole Silva | Saturday 08 July 2017

Tonight we celebrated Lyn’s Birthday with some sensational music, great company, excellent food and perhaps a glass or two among friends. Nicole Silva opened the evening with a 15 minute set of original songs accompanied by Adam Churchill on his Gretch

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FRED’S HOUSE |THE FLYIN’A’S | THE ROSELLYS | Saturday 03 June 2017

Tonight was the night for some UK Country rock music at Little Rabbit Barn with an Americana twist for what was, can you believe it, the 78th gig.  The twist? A debut appearance from The Flyin’ A’s who were introduced

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Danni Nicholls | Carter Sampson | Hannah White | Saturday 06 May 2017

All roads lead to the little rabbit barn, but today of all days the council decided to re-dress the road outside just as everybody was about to arrive, but that didn’t stop what was to become a memorable show for

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Liv Austen | Kelly Sloan | Dahlia | Amy Westney | Saturday 08 April 2017

The sun shines on the righteous, or so they say. So, righteous or not, it shone on LRB today.  Not only did the sun shine, the music shone too despite the fact that Balsamo Deighton could not be with us. 

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