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Special Treat!Special Treat!

Saturday 19th January

Visitors to John and Jackie Romero's next Eastbourne O&K Festival will get an extra treat during the weekend. In addition to a fabulous line up that includes Chris Stanbury, Chris Powell, Matthew Bason & Jean Martyn, they have just announced the addition of Star Singer Matthew Ford. Award-winning vocalist Matthew is widely regarded as the finest big band singer in the UK, broadcasting regularly with the Halle, Philharmonia, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, City of Birmingham Symphony, BBC and RTE Concert Orchestras.

If you fancy a weekend getaway then there are still a few room... Read more.

Another Cancellation...

Saturday 19th January

The American Theatre Organ Society who hold their concerts at Woking Leisure Centre have decided to cancel their concert tomorrow (Sunday 20th January) with Chris Powell, due to the adverse weather conditions. The concert will be rescheduled for 2014.

Also, The Gloucestershire Organ & Keyboard Club have cancelled their concert on Tuesday next week (22nd) with Andrew Varley.

Finally, the Ipswich Light Organ Music Society have cancelled their concert tomorrow (20th) with Mark Lafflin,

Another Cancellation...

Friday 18th January

This just in from Aldermaston Concert Centre. Unfortunately DirkJan Ranzijn was due to sail to Harwich tomorrow morning for his concert with us on Sunday afternoon. He had to commit tonight whether to keep or cancel his ferry crossing. Dirk & the club have come to a mutual decision between them that the show should be cancelled.

Dirk writes:

'Good morning everyone. I still feel awfull that I had to cancel the Aldermaston, Redditch and Byron Jones Torquay concerts. Believe me, I don't cancel concerts just for the sake of it. The weather over there is horrible and I... Read more.

KeyNote Concerts Artiste ChangeKeyNote Concerts Artiste Change

Friday 18th January

Due to Glyn Madden having to cancel his playing engagements, KeyNote have now engaged Steve Hubble to fill his spot on 3rd February this year at KeyNote Concerts.

David Thomas writes...

It is sad to think we won't be seeing or hearing Glyn now on the KeyNote or any other stages as he has always been a great inspiration to many with his wonderful musicianship, performances and gentle delivery, he will be missed. Teresa and I would like to take this opportunity to wish Glyn and his wife Cathy all the best a... Read more.

Cancellations

Friday 18th January

As was expected, the weather conditions have come to fruition and the following concerts have been cancelled...

Belper Organ Club have cancelled their concert on Saturday 19th with Ryan Edwards. Ryan will now be with them on 21st September 2013.

West Of England Theatre Organ Society have cancelled their concert with Robert Wolfe this coming Sunday (20th) with Robert Wolfe.

Please check back for regular updates.

Essex Piano and Keyboard Fair 2013Essex Piano and Keyboard Fair 2013

Wednesday 16th January

The now very well established piano and keyboard fair is just around the corner! Held in Brentwood, all the big names will be on show, including Yamaha, Korg and Orla.

Also on display will be the brand new CVP Clavinova pianos and S950 keyboard.

There will also be shows and demonstrations throughout the day from James Sargeant, Richard Bower, Pete Shaw, Ian House, David Harrild, Paul Carman and Chris Jones.

For more information on this FREE event, visit the website.

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