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 Songwriter / Musician New Zealand

"Helen has the gift of taking every day events and

 spinning them into absolute gems of songs...

the whole evening was one out of the box."

(Susan Sutherland, Singer)

Past gigs

Past gigs / reviews

Jun 28, 2018

7:30 pm

Katikati Folk Club, The Resource Centre, 45 Beach Road, Katikati (The Helen Dorothy Project feat. PLot aka Paul Symons and Lott)

Jun 29, 2018

7:45 pm

Kumeu Live, Kumeu Arts Centre, 300 Main Rd, Kumeu, Auckland (The Helen Dorothy Project feat. PLot, with opening act Darlene Te Young)

Jun 30, 2018

7:30 pm

Llama Lounge, Mt Manaia Bowling Club , Parua Bay 1341 Whangarei Heads Road, Whangarei (The Helen Dorothy Project feat. PLot)

Jul 01, 2018

8:00 pm

Devonport Folk Music Club, The Bunker, Mount Victoria, Devonport, Auckland (The Helen Dorothy Project feat. PLot)

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October 21, 2017

Wellington Folk Festival, Brookfield Outdoor Education Centre, Wainuiomata, Wellington (The Helen Dorothy Project - feat. Paul Symons, Lott and Neil Billington)

October 21, 2017

Wellington Folk Festival, Brookfield Outdoor Education Centre, Wainuiomata, Wellington (Song-writing workshop with The Helen Dorothy Project)

October 20, 2017

Wellington Folk Festival, Brookfield Outdoor Education Centre, Wainuiomata, Wellington (The Helen Dorothy Project - feat. Paul Symons, Lott and Neil Billington)

October 18, 2017

Bands On Board, InterIslander Ferry, 2:00 pm Picton-Wellington sailing (Helen Dorothy & PLot)

October 17, 2017

Mussel Inn, Onekaka, Golden Bay (Helen Dorothy & PLot)

October 15, 2017

Nelson Arts Festival (Pic's Granary Gigs), Granary Festival Cafe, Founders Heritage Park, Nelson (Helen Dorothy & PLot)

October 14, 2017

Bands On Board, InterIslander Ferry, 9:00 am Wellington-Picton sailing (Helen Dorothy & PLot)

October 13, 2017

Live at Tsunami, Tsumani Sound Studios, 70 Kimberley Rd, Horowhenua, Levin (Helen Dorothy & PLot)

October 12, 2017

Wellington Bluegrass Society, Petone Community Centre, Richmond St., Petone (The Helen Dorothy Project - feat. Paul Symons, Lott and Neil Billington)

May 08, 2017

Mainly Acoustic, Mayfair Cafe, Main St., Upper Hutt

April 28, 2017

Te Takere Culture and Community Centre, 10 Bath St., Levin (opening for Paul Ubana Jones)

February 03, 2017

St Peter's Village Hall, Paekakariki (Leonard Cohen/Bob Dylan tribute concert, performing with Janet Holborow)

November 26, 2016

Te Takere Culture and Community Centre, 10 Bath St., Levin (Sunday singer songwriter concert also feat. Nigel Parry, Ramon Oza)

October 27, 2016

Bent Horseshoe Cafe, Hokowhitu Bowling Club, 279 Albert St, Palmerston North (opening for Paul Ubana Jones)

October 21, 2016

Wellington Folk Festival, Brookfield Outdoor Education Centre, Wainuiomata, Wellington (Pukerua Bay Folk Club concert)

July 22, 2016

St Peter's Village Hall, Paekakariki (Koha variety concert, performing with Neil Billington)

May 12, 2016

Te Takere Culture and Community Centre, 10 Bath St, Levin (lunchtime guest concert)

May 11, 2016

Acoustic Routes, Roseneath School Hall, 13 Maida Vale Rd, Roseneath, Wellington (supporting Other Roads)

October 24, 2015

Wellington Folk Festival, Brookfield Outdoor Education Centre, Wainuiomata, Wellington (invitation concert)

October 12, 2015

Mainly Acoustic, Mayfair Cafe, Main St., Upper Hutt (supporting Mark Laurent and Brenda Liddiard)

September 30, 2015

Pukerua Bay Folk Club, Pukerua Bay (guest)

June 26, 2015

Resonator House, Khandallah (double-bill house concert with Vikki Clayton)

January 01, 2015

Whare Flat Folk Festival 2014/15 (final concert)

December 30, 2014

Whare Flat Folk Festival 2014/15 (guest)

August 10, 2014

Devonport Folk Music Club, The Bunker, Mount Victoria, Devonport, Auckland (guest)

August 08, 2014

Titirangi Folk Music Club, Titirangi, Auckland (guest)

July 17, 2014

Wellington Bluegrass Society, Petone Community Centre, Richmond St., Petone (guest)

May 21, 2014

Acoustic Routes, Roseneath School Hall, 13 Maida Vale Rd, Roseneath, Wellington (guest)

May 12, 2014

Mainly Acoustic, Mayfair Cafe, Main St., Upper Hutt (supporting Portable Panic)

February 28, 2014

Coasters Musical Theatre, 15 Hinemoa St., Paraparaumu (supporting Jez Lowe)

February 22, 2014

Topor Bistro, 3 Beach Road, Plimmerton (lunchtime, Topor’s Summer Sundays)

October 25, 2013

Wellington Folk Festival, Brookfield Outdoor Education Centre, Wainuiomata, Wellington (invitation concert)

October 07, 2013

Mainly Acoustic, Mayfair Cafe, Main St., Upper Hutt (supporting Neil Billington)

August 08, 2013

Mojo Acoustic, Mojo Cafe, 161 Willis Street, Wellington

November 17, 2012

Christchurch Folk Music Club, The Irish Society Hall, 29 Domain Terrace, Spreydon, Christchurch (guest)

November 10, 2012

Acoustic Routes Nelson, Yaza Cafe, Montgomery Square, Nelson (guest)

November 07, 2012

Mussel Inn, Onekaka, Golden Bay

October 11, 2012

Mojo Acoustic, Mojo Cafe, 161 Willis Street, Wellington

May 26, 2012

Acoustic Routes Kiwiana Concert, Meow, Edward Street, Wellington

November 17, 2011

House Concert, Otaki (supporting Richard Grainger & Chris Parkinson)

November 04, 2011

Fences Fall album launch

Michael O'Leary poems to songs, St. Peter's Hall, Paekakariki (also featuring Gilbert Haisman, Kayte Edwards, Al Witham, Francis Mills, Brian Romeril and Niels Gedge)

October 21, 2011

Song-writer's Forum (featuring Anthony J. Clarke along with local artists), Wellington Folk Festival, Brookfield Outdoor Education Centre, Wainuiomata, Wellington

September 08, 2011

Mojo Acoustic, Mojo Cafe, Willis St., Wellington (with Fiona Smythe)

July 15, 2011

Museum of City and Sea, Queen's Wharf, 3 Jervois Quay, Wellington (guest)

March 26, 2011

Meow, Edward Street, Wellington (supporting Ken Nicol)

October 23, 2010

Wellington Folk Festival, Brookfield Outdoor Education Centre, Wainuiomata, Wellington (final concert, featuring Fiona Smythe and Richard Prowse)

October 22, 2010

Wellington Folk Festival, Brookfield Outdoor Education Centre, Wainuiomata, Wellington (guest, featuring Fiona Smythe and Richard Prowse)

October 14, 2010

Palmerston North Folk Music Club, Theosophical Hall, Palmerston North (with Niels Gedge and Fiona Smythe)

October 02, 2010

Lembas Cafe, Raumati Beach, Kapiti Coast

September 13, 2010

Hamilton Acoustic Music Club, Biddy Mulligan's Irish Pub, 742 Victoria St, Hamilton (guest)

September 12, 2010

Devonport Folk Music Club, The Bunker, Mount Victoria, Devonport, Auckland (guest)

September 10, 2010

Titirangi Folk Music Club, Titirangi, Auckland (guest)

July 31, 2010

Niels Gedge's CD launch, Ruby Lounge, Bond St., Wellington (support, and backing vocals)

March 27, 2010

Acoustic Routes at Ruby Lounge, Bond St, Wellington (supporting Laurie Dameron)

February 11, 2010

Mojo Acoustic, Mojo Cafe, 161 Willis St., Wellington

February 05, 2010

Festival of the Elements, Pataka, Porirua (guest)

December 16, 2009

The Welsh Dragon Bar, Cambridge Terrace, Wellington

October 23, 2009

Acoustic Routes 40th Anniversary Concert, Wellington Folk Festival, Wainuiomata

July 25, 2009

Toi Poneke (Arts Centre), Abel Smith St., Wellington (guest, featuring John Sutherland, Richard Prowse, Murray Kilpatrick)