Gold Guitar Awards

 2017  Winners of Duet, NZ song with an original "Its not closing time", traditional and

            overall winners of 40+ section 

2015  Winners of open group section (with Carylann), Duet and NZ song with an original

         "Ultimate price to pay"

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  This an example of our  duo poster . We normally edit the details ,venue , where , when, etc ,prior to printing but can send them blank for the venue to fill in the details if required.



A Waikanae rural/folk group have distinguished themselves at NZ’s most prestigious country music awards. 

Legal Tender , Ian and Moira Campbell have won three Gold Guitar Awards at the iconic Gold Guitar Awards in Gore—including the NZ song award with an original of their own, best duet and the coveted, best group award (with the inclusion of Carylann Martin.) 

Legal Tender also won the “Freeze Ya Bits Off” busking competition.   

Tender are known for their eclectic mix of rural/folk originals and covers rendered with earthy integrity and powerful vocal harmonies. They have entertained audiences all over NZ from the Bay of  Islands to Bluff.
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Duo press Blurb


The ‘Legal Tender Duo’ of Ian Campbell and Moira Howard have been performing an eclectic mix of country/folk covers and originals around New Zealand for more years than they care to remember. Frequent collaborators with various members of the Hamilton County Bluegrass Band and other well known kiwi musicians they have featured at numerous country/folk festivals and concerts. With their blend of alternative country/folk covers and their own down-home original songs they have entertained audiences from the Bay of Islands to the Deep South. Sensitive guitar/bass arrangements of songs by various artists including Guy Clarke, Hank Williams, Gillian Welsh and Alison Krauss are rendered with earthy integrity and powerful vocal harmonies.

“We have been privileged to play alongside a wealth of musical talent and experience over the years”, says Ian, and it is a real pleasure for Moira and I to bring our particular country/folk duo style of performance to ---------------------------------------------------- (your details )