Sunday 1st November will be the first opportunity to sit back and enjoy the Troxy Wurlitzer organ in use for its original purpose, to provide a full orchestral soundtrack to a classic movie. Most people know the story of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, but you’ll never have experienced it like this before. World renowned organist Donald MacKenzie will be performing his magic at the console. There will even be a short concert of favourite modern day film soundtrack classics before the main event.
The venue will also be offering cocktails & artisan pie n mash, the perfect potion to c... Read more.
September 27th will see Tony Stace & Andrew Nix perform their unique "DUET SHOW" at the Hamworthy Club, Canford Magna in Dorset. (BH21 3AP). This superb venue was the home of WOW (Wessex Organ World) and has a fantastic concert room plus there is ample free car parking. The Sunday afternoon show starts at 2pm (Doors 1.15pm) and tickets at £8 will be available on the door. The whole show consists of highly rehearsed arrange... Read more.
Tony Whittaker has informed us that he will be providing live piano accompaniment to Buster Keaton’s classic silent film ‘The General’ at the Royal Spa Centre Cinema, Leamington Spa on Friday October 16th at 8.00 pm.
The evening is a special event to run alongside this year’s Leamington Comedy Festival and this landmark silent film (from 1926) is considered by many to be the last great comedy of the silent... Read more.
As part of its ongoing efforts to recruit more support, the Weyhill Electronic Organ Society has devised a special scheme which also helps local charities (and non-profit organisations). By prior agreement, the Club allocates say 20 tickets to a selected charity for a specific concert on the understanding that this charity retains the proceeds. The potential outcome is that the Club will have 20 extra people in the audience and the participating charity will have £100 or more to add to their funds.
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Due to unforeseen circumstances there is a change in the programme for St Helens and Southport organ Societies this week. Both societies will now be presenting Paul Roberts and Shade Black in an evening of organ solos, piano solos and duets.
The duo have performed over 20 concerts in the last year, with Southport and St Helens welcoming them back for their second performance this... Read more.
After many years of wonderful sounds and performances Jean Martyn has said farewell to her beloved EL900. Now using the fabulous Yamaha TRX system (Tyros5 linked to a Yamaha stage piano with Hammond pedals to complete the set up). She says "I have really appreciated the positive comments using the new system".
She has some exciting months ahead with her concert line up, visiting organ clubs and appearing again on the internet chat show "Sun Bingo Having a Ball" which she both hosts and plays for. Everyone sh... Read more.