RhodeWorks have played festivals and shows around New Zealand and Australia, including guest spots at Auckland Folk Festival, Wellington Folk Festival and Mountain Grass.  Resent recipients of the Frank Winter award for their ‘Outstanding Musical and Vocal talents’.  You can often see them busking at local markets to raise funds to travel.

They have recorded an album “Elgood Rd” which is available on Band Camp, or by email.

They arrange a majority of their music themselves and love nothing more than to sit down and jam with others, usually ’till 4am at festivals where dad has to drag them out of the sessions!!.


Laurence is 16 yrs old, has been playing guitar for 6 yrs.  Local Hamiltonian Pitt Ramsay has taken him under his wing, teaching him finger-style & flat picking.   He has taught himself to play Double Bass and Banjo.  The guitar Laurence plays he made himself.

Sam is 14 yrs old and loves Americana and Bluegrass music.  He also loves accompanying his brother playing Bass.  Sam has a remarkable ability to improvise.  He is self taught on the mandolin, and is completely insanely fast. In the last few years, he has been learning guitar from Pitt.

Nate is 11 yrs old and entirely self taught on percussion!  Nate really loves to sing.  Nathan provides tight harmonies and often takes the lead.   He has recently taken to play Dobro, Guitar and Mandolin.