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Eastbourne Organ and Keyboard FestivalEastbourne Organ and Keyboard Festival

Wednesday 3rd February

It has just been announced that James Sargeant will be at the Organ and Keyboard Festival in Eastbourne in three weeks time (26th February - 1st March 2010). Yamaha will be running special demonstrations of both Tyros 3 and CVP instruments at the Bonners Music Superstore trade stand. During the day, entry to the trade stands is free, as are a limited number of afternoon concert seats.

The show has a fabulous line up with Chris Powell, Bret Wales, Matthew Bason, Elizabeth Har... Read more.

RNLI FundraiserRNLI Fundraiser

Wednesday 3rd February

Yamaha and Bonners Music Superstore helped arrange a special concert evening at Eastbourne Organ and Keyboard Club last night. A grand total of £250.00 was raised and The towns Lord Mayor, Greg Santos, presented a cheque to Dereck Legg the chairman of fund-raising for the Eastbourne branch of the RNLI.

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Byron Jones & 'The General!Byron Jones & 'The General!

Monday 1st February

Byron Jones will be playing for the silent Buster Keaton classic film 'The General' on Sunday 31st January 2010 at 2.30pm at The Curzon Cinema, Old Church Road, Clevedon.

He will be using his trusty Wersi Scala and tickets are £6.00 or family tickets are available for £18.00.  For more information please contact 07868 422089.

Last years was a sell out so get your tickets fast.

Are You Going To Scarborough Fair?Are You Going To Scarborough Fair?

Monday 1st February

A fun filled afternoon concert has been organised by Tony Stace and Andrew Nix.

The show will be on Saturday, July 3rd 2010 at the Scarborough Fair Collection (housed at the Flower of May Holiday Park, Lebberston) and will feature both the guys’ electronic organs and the fantastic Wurlitzer theatre organs.

Doors open at 1pm to entertainment from the mechanical instruments with the concert starting at 2.30pm.

Tickets are superb value at only £8 and are available ONLY from Tony Stace (01609 748295) OR Andrew Nix (01757 708509). This is a superb venue and tickets are already selling fast!

No More Organ Music For The North Pier!No More Organ Music For The North Pier!

Saturday 30th January

Last year David Windle announced his new summer season residency on the North Pier in Blackpool.  Here he presented a series of organ concerts on the Yamaha FX20 three times a week giving 12 hours of organ music to its visitors.

Unfortunately, due to budget cuts the concerts will not be reinstated for the 2010 season. 

We wish David well and hope that the management at the Pier may reconsider their decision.

 

Announcing The 5th UK Electronic Organ Competition 2010!

Friday 29th January

2nd October 2010 will see the next UK Electronic Organ Competition which is being held at Park United Reformed Church in Reading.

There are 3 categories for the competition:

    * Under 12's

    * 13 - 17 year olds

    * 18 years and over (no upper age limit)

Entry to Competition is first by submitting a recording (audio/video) to enter Preliminary. The deadline is the 2nd May 2010. Those successful will play in the Final on 2nd October 2010.

Previous competitions have seen performers f... Read more.

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