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New club's sellout success!New club's sellout success!

Friday 29th July

We would like to welcome Preston Community Concerts to our club listings. Run by the very popular organist Elizabeth Harrison we are sure this club will go from strength to strength.

John Romero is the featured artiste at the clubs next concert on August 1st and he will be playing to a full house as the show sold out a couple of weeks ago. John wil... Read more.

Jeans Continuing SuccessJeans Martyn, in the weeks that followed

Thursday 28th July

Bob Ware, Jean Martyn's partner has written to tell us all about what has happened since Jean appeared on Britain's Got Talent.

Bob writes...

Since the TV show Jeans feet have hardly touched the floor. Her success on reaching the finals of Britains Got Talent out of 60,000 entrants was a marvellous achievement. She is now recognised worldwide for her accomplishment in bringing the organ back to the notice of the younger generations. Her choice of music was perfect for the competition and to impress the judges in the allotted time of one and half minutes was quite an achievem... Read more.

New Company For Tony Stace & Andrew Nix...New Company For Tony Stace & Andrew Nix...

Monday 18th July

Tony & Andrew are certainly no strangers in the organ world and both have gained reputations not only as great entertainers, but top class concert and festival producers.

Fully committed to organ & keyboard entertainment, they are proud to announce the launch of their new company Topnote Events Ltd. They are both very excited about this news and look forward to many great events in the future. Further details are available on their Topnote Website.

Penny's Home For SalePenny's Home For Sale

Friday 15th July

This in from Penny Weedon...

"We're regretfully selling our lovely Autotrail Apache 670SE which we have had fitted with all the extras necessary for gigging or wild camping.

It has a huge boot (garage) at the back which will swallow up all the gear we've ever shown it, with access from both sides (and this area is gently heated when the rest of the van is heated to keep the gear at a stable temperature, and free from damp); there are also lots of other lockers accessible from outside and inside; it ... Read more.

Mill Rythe July 15th – 18th 2011Mill Rythe July 15th – 18th 2011

Tuesday 5th July

Peterborough Organs will be supporting the Mill Rythe Organ & Keyboard festival organised by Tony Stace and Andrew Nix. This superb weekend commences on July 15th and Simon Nesbitt, manager of Peterborough organs, has arranged some top demonstrations.

Rod Pooley will be showing the new Korg Pa3x. Glyn Madden will be demonstrating the Yamaha Tyros 4. Read more.

AT-350C Atelier Combo Organ at GlastonburyAT-350C Atelier Combo Organ at Glastonbury

Monday 4th July

 

Played by Wayne McConnell from Marsupilam, the AT-350C Atelier Combo Organ was used on the "Spirit of 71" Stage last Friday evening. The band are old hands at the venue having first played there in 1971. More information can be found on them at their website

Afterwards, keyboard player Wayne McConnell was interviewed on BBC2 and said "This really is an amazing machine, it authentically recreates the sound and feel of the original B3 and many other popular Organs. Not only that, it looks... Read more.

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