Hobnail are now in their 22nd year of performing to rapt audiences all over New Zealand and beyond. From humble beginnings in Wellington bars Hobnail have gone on to release 6 albums, and tour extensively playing clubs, venues and festivals throughout New Zealand, Australia, North America and Europe.
Hobnail are acclaimed musicians, their album Fortune Horses, was a finalist for Best Folk Album at the New Zealand Music Awards. Songs Dead in the Water and Baggage were both nominated for Best Country Song.
Festival favourites with a loyal following, their live performance has been described as “spellbinding”, “captivating”, “incendiary”, “rousing” and “highly spirited and entertaining”.
Featuring “Jo Moir’s barnstorming fiddle”, great songs, spectacular harmonies, and over 100 years of collective performance experience, the Hobnail live show is one not to be missed.