Kris Drever is a Scottish folk singer songwriter, who has won multiple awards including an incredible 7 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, two shortlist nominations for Scottish Album of The Year (with his trio Lau) and much acclaim for his solo recordings and concerts. With support from local musician Ben Avison.
Northern Irish experimental folk songwriter and producer Joshua Burnside is something of a regional anomaly. With a brooding, powerful sound echoing artists of places afar and time long gone, his enthralling craft defies local comparison in striving towards an aesthetic as much as visual as it is sonic.
Taking self-penned material along with music rooted in the British Isles and beyond, with the flick of a bow, a finely chosen chord or slip of a beat, The Gigspanner Big Band produce richly atmospheric arrangements layered within a wealth of subliminal musical influences “with notes seemingly plucked from the stars and rhythms from the equator” Spiral Earth.
In this special acoustic performance Barbara Dickson and her pianist Nick Holland explore her catalogue of songs at an intimate level. The pair let the words and melodies take ‘centre stage’ as they perform a wonderful range of material drawing on Barbara’s folk roots, contemporary greats, and some of her classic hits.
Last chance to see the band in 2019!! Dodo Street - a new phenomenon for the folk scene. A frenzy of European folk melodies - inhuman speed - epic, transcendental soundscapes. "Superb instrumental quintet - jaw-dropping instrumental brilliance - five musical geniuses - breathtaking - remarkable - unsurpassed individual virtuosity - beautiful laments - stunning"
With 25 years of unrivalled musical partnership and gathering nominations, awards and critical acclaim along the way, British artists and singer-songwriters Chris While and Julie Matthews are celebrating this year with a brand new album, ‘Revolution Calls’.
Alice carries a musical torch for Classic Country from California. A perceptive songwriter and equipped with a powerful voice, she paints musical pictures in songs drawn from her own travels and life experiences. And, in a move destined to astound you, she can yodel the teeth out of a crocodile.
André Rieu invites you to put on your dancing shoes for his spectacular 2019 hometown concert from Maastricht: ‘Shall we Dance?’
Westlife are back! It’s been 20 years since they smashed into the charts in 1999 with ‘Swear It Again’ and went on to achieve a staggering 14 number one UK singles, selling 55 million records worldwide. Now, their highly anticipated reunion tour – which is their fastest selling one – is coming to cinemas worldwide on Saturday 6 July.
This fun-packed show celebrates the forefront of the Brit-pop music scene of the 1960s. Sing along and clap your hands to all of Cilla’s and The Beatles hits of the 1960s, including Love of The Loved, I Want to Hold Your Hand, Anyone Who Had a Heart, All My Loving, It’s for You, Help, Alfie, She Loves You, Step Inside Love, Twist and Shout, You’re My World-Plus many more !
Before fronting one of the most artistically brave and revered band working today, Tyneside sisters Rachel and Becky Unthank grew up singing songs without accompaniment, in weaving, unschooled vocal harmony. As if to prove that creativity should never be about ambition or aspiration, The Unthanks move on from their recent orchestral explorations by going back to what they know and do best - singing in unaccompanied harmony.
Join Mr and Mrs Brilliant as they share a time honoured practice: Metta Bhavana.
Combining guided meditation with their signature SoundWave™️ you will feel extremely peaceful and full of loving compassion for yourself, and if you’re lucky, may lead to a eureka moment; forever transforming your relating not only with yourself but with all others.