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Tony Stace & Andrew Nix Tony Stace & Andrew Nix

Monday 17th September

As the end of their 2012 series of "Duet Shows" approaches, Tony & Andrew look forward to playing at HAVERHILL ARTS CENTRE on Sunday, September 23rd 2.30pm and HOBURNE BASHLEY on Sunday,
October 14th 2.30pm. There are still tickets available for both of these dynamic shows and at each of these superb venues the lads will be selling tickets on the door. If you wish, you can reserve your seats by calling Andrew on 01757 708509 (re Haverhill) or Tony 01609 748295 (re Hoburne).

Recently they released their brand new CD "Wonderful World "after relentlessly work... Read more.

The Organist Entertains Tonight In Hereford!The Organist Entertains Tonight In Hereford!

Tuesday 11th September

The aisles of Hereford Cathedral will be ringing to music of a different kind tonight, Tuesday 11 September. Nigel Ogden, presenter of Radio 2’s ‘the Organist Entertains’, will be playing a specially prepared selection of popular and light classics at the cathedral at 7.30 pm.

Nigel’s favourite styles of music and personable manner will be well-known to the thousands of listeners to his regular radio programmes, and he is looking forward to making a return visit to Hereford, where he has enjoyed playing in the past.

Peter Dyke, assistant organi... Read more.

Music By The Sea Festivals To Close...

Monday 10th September

For a number of years now the MBS team have promoted one day organ festivals in Bournemouth, however, they have now decided not to continue.  We received the following press release from the managment team yesterday:

'After careful consideration the MBS team has reluctantly decided to bring the annual festivals to a close.

In recent years it has become increasingly difficult for most of the clubs involved to generate sufficient interest and it is evident that, with a few exceptions, the same people have been attending each year.  When, for whatever reason, these pe... Read more.

One Mann Variety Show In Aid Of Multiple Sclerosis One Mann Variety Show In Aid Of Multiple Sclerosis

Wednesday 5th September

Folly Farm’s Managing Director, Chris Ebsworth met with HOPE Centre Chairman Ken Brombley and Secretary Margaret Brace with Event Organiser Phil Thompson ahead of the charity concert at Folly Farm; the amazing one Mann variety show on Saturday 15th September where all proceeds go to the local HOPE Therapy Centre for Multiple Sclerosis.

This will be an exceptional Wurlitzer concert, as from the moment John Mann steps on to the stage, music of every kind fills the air and you are swept along to some of the world’s most melodious tunes. With a huge repertoire from the ol... Read more.

Yamaha turns 125!Yamaha turns 125!

Saturday 1st September

125 years ago, in October 1887, Yamaha Corporation was born. To celebrate, Yamaha has commissioned a special commerative logo and has plans for a host of promotions, interesting offers and exciting new products. 

Read the press release here.

Dinnington’s Other Best Kept Musical SecretDinnington’s Other Best Kept Musical Secret

Wednesday 29th August

When Sue Perkins introduced the world to the Dinnington Colliery Band on the BBC, she never thought to look across the road for further local musical treats.  Had she done so, she would have discovered the South Yorkshire Keyboard and Organ Club (SYKOC).  The society stages concerts by world-renowned keyboard players every fortnight in the Dinnington Resources Centre.
 
This year sees the 25th anniversary of the club.  It is marking such a special occasion with a celebratory concert on Tuesday 4th September featuring Chiho Sunamoto, one of Japan’s most re... Read more.

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