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Britains Got Talent Live Semi FinalsBritains Got Talent Live Semi Finals

Sunday 6th May

Graham Blackledge, Manager one of the Rimmers Music shops has made it to the live semi finals of BGT. This is the second year running that an organist has made the live programmes. Following Jean Martyn's success last year could it be that the organ world will have a second success?

We are not yet sure which ... Read more.

Phil Brown On The Move!Phil Brown On The Move!

Wednesday 2nd May

Phil Brown wishes to inform everybody that he is moving house on Friday, 4th May.  His new address will be:

1 VICARAGE LANE,

LITTLE EATON,

DERBY,

DE21 5EA.

He has no land line telephone number as yet but he can still be contacted either by email or on his mobile  07970 889153.

Important Safety Announcement For Korg PA3XImportant Safety Announcement For Korg PA3X

Tuesday 1st May

We have been aware of a safety issue with the Korg PA3X for a little while and are pleased to say that after investigation Korg have taken appropriate action and released the following information.

Pa3X: “Repair Action” required in response to a “Customer Safety Notice”

We have discovered an unusual problem affecting a very small number of the batteries in both models (76 key and 61 key) of the Pa3X which requires these batteries to be replaced. In certain very extreme conditions, the faulty battery pack may not be protected against accidental sh... Read more.

OFR May Edition Online Now!OFR May Edition Online Now!

Tuesday 1st May

Yet more offerings from the popular duo Brett Wales & Chris Powell in their May 2012 podcast.

All your favourites and more! Including, John Kyffin, Ady Zehnpfennig, Franz Lambert, Richard Hore, John Romero, Brian Hazelby, Robert Wolfe, Tony Stace and many more!

Missed a show? Don't forget that it is possible to listen to previous shows that are archived on the site too...

Tune in to listen now...

A Night At The Silent MoviesA Night At The Silent Movies

Monday 30th April

Fancy a night out at the silver screen? Well there will be just such a night at the Rye Wurlitzer on Saturday 12th May 2012. Buster Keaton, Harold Lloyd, Charlie Chaplin and others will be presented just the way they used to be and will be accompanied by the North East's master accompanist Carl Heslop (direct from his appearances at the Berwick Festival). This will be a treat as it ia the first time Carl has appeared at Rye.

Admission is at 7.30 pm, tickets prices are Adults £8 and Children £4.00. More information and tickets can be obtained on 01424 444058 or from Rye College on 01797 222545.

Britains Got Talebt Is backBritains Got Talent Is Back!

Sunday 29th April

Graham Blackledge (Manager at Rimmers Music shop) opened up Britains Got Talent last night and made a huge impression on the panel. Alesha and David loved him, Simon Cowell's comment was not quite so complimentary saying his performance was "like eating vanilla ice cream with a sausage" to which Graham asked him if he had ever done so!

Grahams performance consisted of opening with Toccata which then segued into La Bamba to which the audience stood up, danced and joined in. He then got a standing ovation. With two yes's to one he has qualified for the next round. Will he join Jean Ma... Read more.

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