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.
Two in one day! East Coast Organ Society have just informed us that they have also changed venue and details can be found on their OrganFax web page. Carol Rose said "We are looking forward to our time at the the venue and we would like to extend a welcome to anyone that has not yet visited our club".
We wish them the best of luck for the future!
From May 2012, Leamington Organ and Keyboard Club will have a new concert venue: Sydenham Community Centre, Chesterton Drive, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire CV31 1YJ. The first concert there will be on Wednesday May 16th at 7.45pm and will feature Andrew Nix.
If you live in the area, check it out and give them your support!
We have been asked by Byron Jones to pass on the message that his "Daffodils and Tulips" concert at the Eden Grove Hall, Horfield, Bristol on 9th June is now sold out. The concert will be performed by DirkJan Ranzijn playing Bohm and Byron himself playing Wersi and the 'Wizard Compton'. For those needing any further information please contact Byron on 0117 9497742.
Steve Hubble's long awaited brand new CD is now available. Inspired by his return to the concert circuit, the new CD, 'The Second Time Around" features 15 fabulous tracks all recorded on his Yamaha Tyros midi keyboard system.
Priced at £9.99 plus £1.50 for UK orders and £2.50 for the rest of the world, the CD can be purchased by giving Steve a call on 01305 854774 or from his website.
Just added to our articles page is a must read newsletter for all interested in Theatre Organs. Find out just what has been achieved so far with the Trocadero Wurlitzer trust and how the installation of the organ is going. See pictures of the refurbishing of the organ chambers. Read about whats planned next, how the fundraising is going and how you can contribute to the cause.
Download the newsletter from our articles page