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5:28am Wednesday 23rd April 2014
TRANSITIONS Dance Company will be at The Courtyard on Thursday, May 1 with a mixed bill of new, progressive dance work specially commissioned from both established and upcoming choreographers; Stefanie Batten Bland, Ikky Maas and Dog Kennel Hill Project.
5:27am Tuesday 22nd April 2014
LYDE Court welcomes the incredible Cole Stacey and Joseph O’Keefe for an unforgettable evening of captivating musicianship. Fresh from touring with the likes of Midge Ure, Hazel O’Connor and Show of Hands alongside headline concerts across Europe, Cole Stacey & Joseph O’Keefe are now India Electric Co.
5:21am Tuesday 22nd April 2014
7:22am Monday 21st April 2014
6:24am Sunday 20th April 2014
10:13pm Saturday 19th April 2014
FOLLOWING the success of its recent production of Princess Ida, Hereford's own multi-award winning Gilbert and Sullivan society is looking for keen new singers who are interested in music theatre to take part in its next production at The Courtyard: Back to 1964 on Friday July 4. You will be warmly welcomed by a supportive group who range from talented teens to enthusiastic retired!
5:40am Friday 18th April 2014
TOP local bandsFight the Bear, Adam Olds, The Chiefs, The Lone Wolves, The Rhythm Thieves will be headlining the second Lionstock festival, a mini festival held in the gardens of the Lion in Leintwardine on Saturday, May 3 and Sunday, May 4.
5:12am Friday 18th April 2014
6:28am Thursday 17th April 2014
THE launch of organ concerts at Hereford Cathedral begins on 21 April with a special Easter Monday concert at 1.15pm. Hereford Cathedral’s Assistant Director of Music Peter Dyke will be playing a selection of popular and colourful music showing off the fabulous cathedral organ to full effect. Easter Monday is one of the busiest times of the year for cathedral visitors to the Cathedral and Peter hopes to be playing to quite a crowd, with large screen video projection from the organ loft.
4:46am Saturday 12th April 2014
6:45am Friday 11th April 2014
7:40pm Thursday 10th April 2014
3:47pm Thursday 10th April 2014
TRADITIONAL singer Maddy Prior has become a tradition in herself, a major player in the 'modernisation' of folk music in the early 70s when she helped found Steeleye Span and electrified both the genre and the folk world.
3:40pm Thursday 10th April 2014
9:38am Thursday 10th April 2014
9:22am Thursday 10th April 2014
6:00am Tuesday 8th April 2014
8:58am Monday 7th April 2014
6:51am Saturday 5th April 2014
NOZSTOCK is looking to make 2014 the best year yet as brassy rockers The Heavy, funky renaissance man Craig Charles and gypstep pioneers Molotov Jukebox join DnB heavyweight Friction (ft. Linguistics) on the Nozstock bill.
5:52am Friday 4th April 2014
4:56am Friday 4th April 2014
3:03pm Sunday 30th March 2014
12:56pm Sunday 30th March 2014
5:54pm Friday 28th March 2014
BIG Dance is the UK’s biggest celebration of all types of dance, for all ages and all levels of ability, and Dancefest, the dance development organisation for Herefordshire and Worcestershire. is delighted to be the lead organisation for Big Dance in the West Midlands this year.
3:00pm Friday 28th March 2014
HEREFORD Concert Society present O Duo, whose repertoire spans more than 300 years and is an invigorating mix of popular classics and accessible contemporary music played on two marimbas, vibraphone and a huge array of percussion.
11:05am Friday 28th March 2014
10:05am Friday 28th March 2014
MANU Hasan, second prize winner in the European Piano Teacher’s Association competition at the Steinway Hall in London and winner of the Hereford Police Choir’s Young Musicians Award for 2013 will perform the Grieg Piano Concerto with Hereford Sixth Form College’s Scholars’ orchestra, conducted by John Frith, in a concert of orchestral and choral music at 7.30pm tomorrow in Hereford Cathedral.
7:59am Sunday 23rd March 2014
HEREFORDSHIRE band Crowsaw, who will play the Hard Rock Hell Blues Festival in Hafan Y Mor, North Wales this weekend, formed in 2010, and count Hendrix, Gallagher and Bonamassa among their influences.
1:01pm Friday 21st March 2014
6:36am Saturday 15th March 2014
9:39pm Thursday 13th March 2014
IN the early sixties, Gerry and the Pacemakers, who will be at The Courtyard next month, worked the same Liverpool/Hamburg circuit as the Beatles and many other groups before being signed in 1962 by manager Brian Epstein, his second group after the Beatles.
1:38pm Thursday 13th March 2014
BIRMINGHAM-based country music band, Knoxville Highway present a brilliantly entertaining journey through country music, ranging from the sound of Johnny Cash and Hank Williams, through to modern country artists.
7:58pm Friday 28th February 2014
THE CBSO Cello Ensemble was set up by members of the CBSO Cello Section to enjoy the gorgeous sound of the instrument which, when brought together in a group, has the full range of sounds and notes of any orchestra. Led by cellist David Russell’s brilliant arrangements, the ensemble's repertoire ranges fro Vivaldi to Dave Brubeck, including opera and cello standards along the way.
9:02am Friday 28th February 2014
TWENTY years of concerts for Craswall will be marked by the summer orchestral performance in Dore Abbey in July, but to start off this year of celebratory concerts five superb chamber musicians will perform the String Quintet in C by Schubert.
10:07am Thursday 27th February 2014
FOLLOWING a sell-out show with By the Rivers last month, Shenanigans is back in action at The Globe in Hay-on-Wye tomorrow with Baila La Cumbia, Bristol’s premiere purveyors of Latin and Columbian influenced music.
Brahms and Britten at Presteigne Assembly Rooms' afternoon recital featuring John Hymas and Jeremy Fisher
1:48pm Tuesday 25th February 2014
1:33pm Tuesday 25th February 2014
5:53am Friday 21st February 2014
7:23am Monday 17th February 2014
6:58am Sunday 16th February 2014
A CONCERT on Thursday, February 27 marks the first visit by Chetham’s School of Music to Hereford and is given at the conclusion of two days of collaborative workshops with local schools promoted by Chetham’s, The Courtyard and Herefordshire Music Education Hub and made possible through the generosity of Claridge Nursing Homes and The Friends of Herefordshire Museum and Arts.
4:50am Sunday 16th February 2014
TRIO Gitan will take you on a journey like no other: from the mist covered and heavily wooded mountain slopes of rural Eastern Europe, through the buzzing and upbeat Parisian café scene, through the classical music of Brahms and Paganini, to the poignant yearning and wild abandon of Jewish wedding music, this show, which comes to Lyde Court on Friday, February 28, has it all - sizzling violin duets and blistering guitar solos that will have you on the edge of your seat if you are not already up and dancing.
8:56am Saturday 15th February 2014
OYSTERBAND emerge from their hugely successful collaboration with June Tabor, the multi-award-winning Ragged Kingdom, with a brand new album of original songs full of big, open melodies and uplifting, insightful lyrics and take to the road, having rediscovered their song-writing roots and, following a superb run of festivals in 2013, their passion for live performances.
7:25am Sunday 9th February 2014
6:21am Saturday 8th February 2014
6:03am Friday 7th February 2014
A VARIED programme of events is presented by Mid Border Arts at the Assembly Rooms in Presteigne this spring, starting on Saturday, February 8 with a double bill featuring The Brass Funkeys, a performing monkey troupe that escaped the New Orleans circus; hitchhiked East on a hot-air ballon; landed in the Atlantic and swam ashore in England. Having raided the store of a colliery band for pristine trombones, trumpets and sousaphones they are now on the loose……. (that's what they say). The other act is the Showhawk Duo, who play an eclectic selection of music on two guitars - from 70′s rock hits, to gypsy jazz, to operatic overtures.
5:20am Friday 7th February 2014
3:25pm Thursday 6th February 2014
MID Wales Opera return to The Courtyard on Saturday with their production of Acis and Galatea, a musical masterpiece from one of the greatest composers of all time – George Frideric Handel - with words by poet John Gay, best known for The Beggar’s Opera.
4:59am Wednesday 5th February 2014
10:53am Tuesday 4th February 2014
12:02pm Monday 3rd February 2014
HUGELY visual and highly exciting Tap Factory, which comes to The Courtyard on Wednesday, February 12, features renowned dancers and musicians from all over the world who blend the art of percussion with dance and acrobatics, an eclectic mix of performances uniting to form one powerful identity.
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