An abundance of music, mirth and variety in the form of the John Mann Music Show entertained a near-capacity audience at The Lights in a special ‘bonus’ production staged recently by the Weyhill Electronic Organ Society. The star of the show, John Mann, was ably assisted on the night by his friend and versatile organist, Iain Flitcroft.
John moved effortlessly from organ to piano throughout the evening and his ‘Songs from the Shows’ selection allowed his comedic talent to shine with a one-man/one-woman solo vocal duet, aided only by a not too subtle ... Read more.
The annual "Summerfest" held in Germany by Wersi, always features the World's top Wersi organ players. "Abacus", a member of our forums has recently posted links to several videos from this event featuring Brett Wales and Claudia Hirschfeld.
Visit our forums to watch the videos, and don't forget to sign up and post a message saying what you think!
In other Wersi related news, excitement is starting to mount around the German manufacturer's latest single manual keyboard, the "Pegasus Wing". Stay tuned for more information.
UPDATE.... NOW SOLD OUT 8/6/09
'Summer Dance Night' with Phil Kelsall and Chris Hopkins at the Marine Hall Ballroom, Fleetwood.
June 13th will be a rare opportunity to see Blackpool Tower's finest exponents of the keyboard playing for dancing on both Technics and Wersi instruments respectively.
The dance will start at 7.30pm and tickets are £7.50 and available by phoning 01253 771141.
Following our report on a special Roland show with Tim Flint a couple of days ago, the artiste and date have now been changed. The show will now take place on11th September and will now feature one of the world's top Roland Atelier artistes - Mr Tony Fenelon in a special intimate concert.
This event will feature the sounds of the NEW Roland Atelier range. Roland UK & Dawsons Music are presenting the show. Apart from the show itself, the entire range of Roland Atelier will be on show in the hotel foyer and you will be able to play and try for yourself, and of course a... Read more.
Phil Kelsall will perform two entirely different programs on 15th June at Nottingham Arts Theatre, George Street, Nottingham NG1 3BE
The afternoon concert at 2pm is proving very popular for people who do not like going out in the evening or who have a long way to travel.
The evening performance 7-30pm will include a tribute to Eric Coates who was born in Nottinghamshire. Phil will play some of the tunes written by Eric and will explain what he thinks of them from a performers viewpoint.
Tickets £7 from box office telephone 0115 9476096 or on the Nottingham Arts Theatre site
Daniel Watt has asked us to let you know that all the pictures he took at Blackpool and Pakefield events are now on his website All the pictures can be downloaded for free, Daniel only asks that if used commercially he is credited for taking them. Any artist wishing higher resolution versions should email Daniel directly, so he can send them. (pictured above: Chris Jones).