Frank Burkitt is a story teller, songwriter, singer and guitarist. He has been performing for the last 15 years throughout the UK, New Zealand and Australia. Frank’s entertaining, rambling anecdotes connect the audience to his songs. He is a folk songwriter, with American roots music and hints of jazz, blues and swing shaping his music.
The Frank Burkitt Band released its debut album “Fools & Kings” in 2015 and has become a festival favourite throughout New Zealand. The band has toured extensively in New Zealand and Australia and released a second album “Raconteur” at the Port Fairy Folk Festival in 2018.
Inspired by artists such as Van Morrison, James Taylor, Tim O’Brien and Pokey LaFarge, the Frank Burkitt Band plays high energy, original music written by Frank and arranged by the band.
Scottish singer-songwriter Frank’s fine musical ability and easy wit, backed by his excellent band from New Zealand, made for an entertaining Sunday afternoon concert at the House on the Hill in April 2019.