Bernie Griffen & The Grifters
The Grifters, fronted by the big voice of songwriter Bernie Griffen, are a five-piece Auckland band established in
2010. They combine elements of folk, alternative country and RnB, a variety of string band instruments with wild
lead guitar to produce a sound somewhere between Velvet Underground and Johnny Cash.
Bernie Griffen & The Grifters supported international touring artists Justin Townes Earle (twice) Little Band of
Gold (twice) and Eilen Jewell. They were a hit at B Street in 2011 and played the Borderline Festival 2012...
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Straight after photographing Midge Marsden's Blockhouse Bay gig, Trevor Villers went along to Hellbilly's Circus at the Wine Cellar to catch Straight after Midge's Blockhouse Bay gig, I went along...
The Gunslinger's Ball moved to The Powerstation in Auckland for its ninth installment...
After photographing Silo Sessions earlier in the day, Trevor Villers also made his way along to the regular Gunslinger's Ball, snapping up these pictures of Bernie Griffen & The Grifters, Gina's...
The Borderline Festival took place in Auckland's Wine Cellar & Whammy Bar on Thursday 5 April and featured performances from Cool Rainbows, Bernie Griffen & The Grifters, Doug Jerebine, Tono And The...
Auckland's Wine Cellar and Whammy Bar were packed out with fans of country music on Friday 24 February when the popular Gunslinger's Ball took place, making use of both venues...
Bernie Griffen - Vocals/Guitar
Steve Roach - Guitars/Backing Vocals
Tony Daunt - Bass
Will Wood - Drums/Backing Vocals
Dave Khan - Fiddle/Banjo/Mandolin/Keys
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