Kevin Grunill has asked us to remind any organ lovers in the Yorkshire area that Chris Powell's concert tomorrow (Saturday 11th January) will not be held at the Paramount Cinema in Penistone, but rather on the superb Allen Digital Theatre Organ installed at St. Andrews Methodist URC church in the town at 2.30 pm. All the proceeds from the concert will go towards the installation project for 2 Compton Cinema Organs in the Astoria Centre, Barnsley! Keep up the good work Kevin!
Hot off the press is 'Electone Player' by Alex Payler and very impressive it looks too!
The album is the result of a concert he performed last year when little did he know that the Senior Vice President of International Artists at Warner Brothers Records was sitting in the audience. After discovering Alex's website he was in touch and expressed his interest in what Alex was doing... After some research Alex discovered that he has worked with artists such as Cher and Madonna and is the main man behind Mischael Buble's international success. Since the fist meeting, he has gone o... Read more.
Byron Jones has asked us to post the following news item
"I have had various people make enquires regarding our "Music for All" Sand Bay Festival in April 2014. The concerns were that some were under the impression that Sand Bay had gone into Liquidation. Let me assure you all, that is not so, the company in in ADMINISTRATION. This is because sadly the owner died some time ago, and his immediate family have decided to sell the company, so, they have put in administrators to run the company as a very profitable concern until such times as a buyer is found. All Sand Bay Events for ... Read more.
Wersi Direct UK Holiday Weekend - The Oktoberfest
Huntingdon Marriott 17th - 20th October 2014
The Wersi Oktoberfest is held every year here in the United Kingdom and 2014's event promises to be a fantastic weekend celebrating the best in Wersi organs and artistes.
Wersi Direct are putting on a fantastic lineup for this year - from Germany we will see Claudia Hirschfeld and Robert Bartha - and they are also presenting the UK premiere of YouTube sensation Florian Hutter - from America, US star David Dunlap and then from the UK our own Wersi Direct Team ... Read more.
Just added to our OrganFax articles page! The Troxy now needs just £980 to reach its fundraising target. It is now really starting to take shape and many of its pipes have been cleaned by Manders, returned and fitted in place. With the main organ nearing competion it is hoped that the Marimba Harp and upright piano will soon be installed. Read this months Newsletter.
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