Lindsey Shields is a songwriter with her own take on things personal and political, creating lyrics on topics as diverse as real estate, Harrison Ford and the Menopause. An avid traveller, Lindsey has been a guest at the Australian National Folk festival in Canberra and the Vancouver Island Music Fest. She has featured at the Auckland Folk Festival and performed at several other New Zealand folk music festivals. She has completed two tours of New Zealand folk music venues and has also performed at house concerts and folk gatherings in the UK.

When she’s at home, Lindsey is based near Dunedin and has been involved in the music scene there for some years. She is currently a member of Folkalyptica and plays with the Irish band Erin St. Previously she enjoyed harmonising and making choreographed fun in the a cappella group Rhonda and the Ravers, singing jazz standards with the Dunedin City Jazz Orchestra and performing, recording and touring with the Pioneer Pog ‘n’ Scroggin Bush Band and was half of the Central Otago duo Fandango.


Messing around with a Song

You’ll learn one of Lindsey’s original songs and then mess around with it. If the magic works, we’ll include it in Lindsey’s evening concert.



1:30pm, Monday 31st

1:30 Wednesday 2nd