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An American …. In Barnsley (not Paris)An American …. In Barnsley (not Paris)

Monday 1st August

One of the USA’s premier theatre organists - Mark Herman is to make a rare UK concert appearance at the Astoria Centre, Barnsley on Saturday 3rd September at 2.30pm.

Mark will be performing one of only two UK concert appearances, when he features the fine 3/18 Compton Theatre Pipe Organ at the unique Barnsley venue. Having performed on some of the World’s finest Wurlitzer organs, Mark is very much looking forward to performing his first public concert on a Compton Theatre Pipe Organ in the UK which will m... Read more.

First Night Success for Lincoln!First Night Success for Lincoln!

Sunday 31st July

What a fantastic first night at the new venue for Lincoln 'Music For All' last Tuesday!

Chris & Joanne Powell would like to thank Liz Harrison for a lovely concert and to everyone for their support! They received an amazing response from those present who were loving the new set up & presentation. Onwards and upwards now with numbers already up on last time… let’s keep it going!

If you're in the area, concerts are every 4th Tuesday at The Lincoln Royal Naval Club, Coulson Rd, Lincoln. LN6 7BG. 7.30pm.

Next month it’s Ian Griffin!

 


The Drawtones with Derek Nash perform at Brentford Musical MuseumThe Drawtones with Derek Nash perform at Brentford Musical Museum

Saturday 30th July

Jools Holland saxophonist Derek Nash will be the special guest with Rod Pooley’s Hammond Organ band The Drawtones. Rod’s band have played many top jazz clubs and festivals including Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club, London 3 times now.

This show will be held at Brentford Musical Museum. Full details below

Thursday 1st September 2022 - Derek Nash special guests with Hammond Organ jazz, funk and soul band The Drawtones.

Brentford Musical Museum. 399, High Street, Brentford, London TW8 0DU.

(Near Kew Bridge Railway ... Read more.

Korg tease exciting eventKorg tease exciting event

Tuesday 28th June

Korg have announced a free live event taking place at 6pm on 30th June.

Despite having been regulars at organ and keyboard festivals around the country, it's been a little while since Korg have announced anything new into the keyboard market.

Although Korg are keeping tight-lipped about what the event is, we do know that it features keyboard specialist: Adam Whittle, and Korg brand ambassador: Luke Edwards.

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Great news for Burntwood

Wednesday 15th June

“Burntwood Music for All” will relaunch on Thursday 16th June 2022 with a vibrant “Jubilee Proms” theme, performed by Chris Powell, and continue with an exciting line-up of artistes each month thereafter. This will be very welcome news for many musicians and audiences, following covid lockdowns and the closure of various other regular organ and keyboard events across the UK.

After over two years of closure, Burntwood’s much-loved concerts will re-open and be run by Michelle Wright - a local music teacher who enjoyed attending the concerts for approximat... Read more.

Positive steps for Lincoln!

Wednesday 15th June

Great news for Lincoln! Delighted to announce that whilst the Lincoln Electronic Organ Society has now closed, concerts will continue but with a new management team consisting of Chris Powell, Matthew Bason, Joanne Powell, Steve Barrett -White and Peter Lofthouse. 

They have a new venue with ample free parking, easy to find, a licensed bar whilst coffee/tea will be available. Comfortable and warm surroundings with a stage to enable a professional presentation as deserved by the wonderful line up of artistes for this coming year. There will be no me... Read more.

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