In this the first of a series of regular articles from the editor of 'The Yamaha Club', Glyn Madden takes a quick look at Yamaha's history through the years, all the way back to 1887 to current date. From reed organs to motor cycles we've got it all...
The forthcoming Pakefield Sizzling September Spectacular organ festival is approaching fast!
Running from 7th to 14th September, the event remains as Britain's largest and best supported organ festival. Headlining this years extravaganza are the amazing talents of Australian virtuoso Tony Fenelon, who in his guise as Roland's senior artiste will be putting the Atelier range through its paces.
In addition, the real coupe this year is the last minute confirmation of top stars from Germany, with the unrivalled talents of the Queen of the Keyboards, Claudia Hirschfeld and ... Read more.
Michael is accompanist for the Manchester Music Hall association and Musical Director for the Flanagan and Allen Story, a touring show celebrating the life story of the famous duo along with the Crazy Gang and friends George Formby, Florrie Forde and Max Miller. He is also playing for summer pantomime again this year ... Read more.
Saturday 12th September 2009 will see another popular dance night with Phil Kelsall & Chris Hopkins of Blackpool Tower fame.
The event will once again take place at The Marine Hall, Fleetwood, Lancashire from 7.30pm - 11.00pm. All tickets are £7.50.
Their last event sold out extremely quickly so people are advised to book early by phoning 01253 771141.
England's oldest Wurlitzer in Beer (Devon) is set to delight concert goers for a week long event this summer. Starting on Saturday 22nd August through to Saturday 29th August there are a whole host of events taking place as follows:
22nd August @ 2.30pm - Opening show with Matthew Bason
25th August - Wurlitzer Open Day... your chance to try the Wurly!
27th August @ 7.00pm - Gala Show & Buffet with organ virtuoso Carlo Curley TICKET ONLY
28th August @ 12.30pm - Free lunchtime concert with Christopher Thompson
29th August @ 2.30pm - Finale sho... Read more.
We received the following from the Chairman at Abergele Organ Society who asked us to publish the following after Dave Smith's recent concert for them:
I was pleased to see that we booked Dave Smith for our July concert. I knew immediately that this would be a cracking show. Several members weren’t familiar with the name and wondered what the concert would be like. They were not disappointed. It was one of the best concerts we have had at the Kinmel Manor Hotel, in the last 5 years. It was performed by a real professional showman who knows how to entertain. He showed off the R... Read more.