Gypsy Pickers

"Hot rhythms and feel-good music with the power of soul!"

The GYPSY PICKERS are a multi-instrument duo known for their engaging live performances that have kept them busy on the NZ and international touring scene.

These two lively entertainers have a captivating show and an extensive repertoire to suit any event. The Gypsy Pickers make music to move you and make you move - with rock, popular, reggae, bluegrass, world, blues, jazz, roots, hits and originals - to suit the occasion. For a night of floor-shaking dance music or a quality concert experience, the Gypsy Pickers are known for consistently pleasing crowds of all ages.

Experts at their craft on hot guitars, bass, banjo, mandolin, melodica, rich vocals and percussion.

The GYPSY PICKERS (aka The Valentes) perform for venues, concerts, festivals, weddings, corporate events, functions and private parties. They perform all around NZ and internationally.

On this website you can read about the GYPSY PICKERS, find out what they're up to, listen to music and watch videos. Check out the Bio or the Weddings page for more band info.
Go to the Contact page to book the Gypsy Pickers for your wedding or event.

"Thanks for the live music. You guys rocked!!! it was by far the best live music we have ever danced to."

Watch Music Videos

Shaky Isles Music Video
Gypsy Pickers music video of their original song written for Christchurch

Wagon Wheel
Gypsy Pickers live playing dance-floor request Wagon Wheel, at historic Moutere Inn.
(... more on videos page)

LISTEN to Gypsy Pickers Music

Originals & Live recordings


Select a track below

Wide Open Spaces - Aurora - (Original) I'm Yours - Live - (Cover)
Nikau Palm - Aurora - (Original) White Boy Blues - Live - (Cover)
Bit of Magic - Aurora - (Original) Big Yellow Taxi - Live - (Cover)
Voice Within - Aurora - (Original) Mama Don't Allow - Live in Port Douglas - (Cover)
Every Day - Shaky Isles EP - (Original) Stormy Weather - Live - (Cover)
Arizona Reggae Hoedown - Aurora - (Original) Fairytale of New York - Live at the Brigand - (Cover)
Rasta Cowboy - Gypsy Pickers and Friends - (Original) One Love - Live - (Cover)
Dancing in the Light of the Moon - Aurora - (Original) Just Like A Woman - Live - (Cover)
Tropical Dream - Aurora - (Original) Walking On the Moon - Live - (Cover)
Waiheke - Gypsy Pickers and Friends - (Original) Cripple Creek - Live at Port Douglas - (Cover)
River Runs - Gypsy Pickers and Friends - (Original) Turn Me On - Live - (Cover)
Gypsy Jazz - Live at the Brigand - (Cover) Voodoo Child - Live - (Cover)

This is the official website of the original and current



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