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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.
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!
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.
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.
Although not exactly 'organ world' news, we thought you would like to know that Carillon Festivals have just announced that Tony Compton and "The Guvn'er" Jack Emblow are to appear at their Eastbourne Accordion Festival (19th-22nd February 2010). Jack, who is possibly the UK's most famous accordion player is known by many for his time on Sunday on Radio 2 programme "Sing Something Simple", one of the longest running programs on BBC Radio. More details can be found on the Read more.
The Welsh Wizard himself, Byron Jones has confirmed the line up for 2 of his forthcoming festivals.
His first event at the Belvedere Hotel in Bournemouth will feature Matthew Bason, Elizabeth Harrison, Janet Dowsett, Paul McCulloch & Byron along with Harmony Music.
Saturday morning will be at the Pavillion Theatre with Byron And Matthew on the Compton at 10.00 am for 1 hour. If you are around call in and see them?
If any local people would like to come in for the concerts over the weekend phone 07788442071. At this moment in time there are still some... Read more.