7:20am Friday 24th October 2014
4:46am Friday 24th October 2014
IN the years before the first world war Bela Bartok and Zoltan Kodaly, two of Hungary’s greatest composers,set out to document the traditional folk songs and dances of their country, and later used many of these tunes and rhythms in their classical compositions.
3:01pm Thursday 23rd October 2014
Progressive metal band The Phaze are on the look out for a new drummer. Being without a drummer has not stopped the band though as well known local drummer Jordan Payne has stepped in for them so they can play gigs as well as write new songs. The new drummer must have their own kit and be committed to taking the band forward, as they have big plans for the future.
9:42am Wednesday 22nd October 2014
DUE to unforeseen circumstances, Heroes and Heroines, a recital of Handel arias and duets with Sebastian and Vicki Field at College Hall, Hereford Cathedral, has been postponed until the new year, date to be confirmed.
5:37am Monday 20th October 2014
10:59am Sunday 19th October 2014
5:18am Sunday 19th October 2014
1:53pm Saturday 18th October 2014
12:21pm Saturday 18th October 2014
NOMINATED in the 2009 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, Faustus are three of the leading lights of their generation: Benji Kirkpatrick (Seth Lakeman Band, Bellowhead) Saul Rose (Waterson:Carthy, Whapweazel) and Paul Sartin (Bellowhead, Belshazzar’s Feast). They have a plethora of experience between them, brought together in a virtuosic display of musicianship, rooted deeply in the English tradition.
10:18am Friday 17th October 2014
FURNACE Mountain Band, a popular four-piece band from Virginia USA will be returning to the UK after their recent success at Celtic Connections Festival and will be playing in Knighton Community Centre on Sunday, October 26 at 8pm.
6:04am Friday 17th October 2014
1:14pm Thursday 16th October 2014
FOLLOWING a string of successful events since their launch last year, Hereford Live continues to grow and once again hosts a special event on our doorstep, when Anarchy in Hereford - an evening of folk and punk - comes to The Jailhouse on Saturday.
5:08pm Saturday 11th October 2014
6:31am Friday 10th October 2014
6:24am Thursday 9th October 2014
THE Sarah Smith Quartet, who will be at Garway Village Hall on Saturday for Garway Live, plays gypsy jazz with authentic passion, fire and virtuosity, keeping the spirit of the music of Django Reinhardt and Stéphane Grappelli alive.
12:36pm Wednesday 8th October 2014
1:17pm Monday 6th October 2014
7:49am Saturday 4th October 2014
6:19am Saturday 4th October 2014
AWARD-winning Canadian singer-songwriter Ian Sherwood will be in Bridstow on Saturday, October 11, one of the dates on his tour of south-west England in support of his new album Everywhere To Go, released this month.
2:14am Saturday 4th October 2014
GYPSY Fire push the boundaries of what can be achieved with four acoustic instruments – played with poise, virtuosity and great passion, and the award-winning quartet brings their latest show, which premiered at The Royal Albert Hall, to The Courtyard, featuring a feast of surprises: magic, a mystery fifth member, dynamic lighting, blended with astounding musical virtuosity.
8:16am Friday 3rd October 2014
7:58am Friday 3rd October 2014
6:21am Friday 3rd October 2014
THE new season of Music in New Radnor starts on Saturday, October 11 with The Village Quire performing their setting of Precious Bane - an atmospheric setting of Mary Webb’s story of love, betrayal and ambition. Set in Shropshire at the time of the Napoleonic Wars, this is the story of Prue Sarn, a gentle country girl cursed with a hare lip, and her love for Kester Woodseaves the weaver.
6:09am Friday 3rd October 2014
ROY Orbison and Friends, which comes to The Courtyard on Saturday, October 11, is an all-live spectacular multi media tribute to The Big O, featuring classic Orbison hits from the 60s through to the late 80s.
9:59am Sunday 28th September 2014
FOLLOWING the sell-out success of his one-man-show at The Courtyard in January, a show based on his research into the music written in the 1920s for West End shows by well-loved Broadway and Carnegie Hall composer George Gershwin, Alan Durman will be presenting a follow-up event at The Courtyard on Sunday October 12.
5:57pm Thursday 25th September 2014
6:13am Thursday 25th September 2014
10:54pm Wednesday 24th September 2014
9:39am Sunday 21st September 2014
A NEW CD, The Elizabethan Session, showcases the multi artist commission from Folk by the Oak, an annual festival presented by JSL Productions, based in Allensmore, and the English Folk Dance and Song Society (EFDSS), composed at Monnington House earlier this year.
6:34am Sunday 21st September 2014
ARTS Alive celebrates a welcome return to Herefordshire and Shropshire for Northern Harmony, an American/ international choir, who sing a fantastic range of harmony songs from different cultures and centuries from all around the world. They sing with passion and introduce their songs with fascinating background information.
6:31pm Saturday 20th September 2014
9:26am Saturday 20th September 2014
6:33am Saturday 20th September 2014
5:35am Saturday 20th September 2014
9:35pm Friday 19th September 2014
8:30pm Friday 19th September 2014
LOCAL band Crowsaw have had a line up change with new drummer and Ten Years After producer Mark Pullin bringing his own style of versatility and prowess as he joins Rob Lomax and Glyn Mason. The band is now in the throes of writing album number two, following Smoke and Feathers (produced by Pullin), and, after a brief pause in the gigging schedule, the band is now back on track.
7:24am Friday 19th September 2014
5:29am Friday 19th September 2014
10:37pm Thursday 18th September 2014
FOLLOWING a number of critically acclaimed UK and European Tours, The Illegal Eagles have established themselves as not only the ultimate tribute to The Eagles, but as one of the foremost authentic theatrical experiences.
11:41am Thursday 18th September 2014
5:28pm Saturday 13th September 2014
A TRIO of talented New Zealand-based women, Pacific Curls have travelled the world with the fusion sound of their indigenous roots from the Pacific and Scotland. Their show Pacific Roots to Celtic Soul combines Pacific ukulele rhythms, vivacious Scottish fiddle playing, evocative Maori instrumentation, guitar, cajons, percussion, kalimba, footstomp and gorgeous vocals.
12:23pm Thursday 11th September 2014
9:24am Thursday 11th September 2014
AS part of the Herefordshire Festival of Churches, soprano Rosanna Harris and tenor Timothy Langston will be presenting Love’s Minstrels, a selection of songs, duets and arias about love by Beethoven, Brahms, Richard Strauss, Debussy, Britten, Bernstein and more, at St Catherine's church, Hoarwithy.
3:11am Friday 5th September 2014
4:27pm Thursday 4th September 2014
ON Saturday, Gilbert and Sullivan lovers have a treat in store, as the award-winning Hereford Gilbert and Sullivan Society present a sing-through of that most popular of Gilbert and Sullivan comical topsy-turvy shows, The Pirates of Penzance.
4:06pm Thursday 4th September 2014
THIS summer will once again see Livewire (the Music Pool’s youth music project funded by the National Foundation for Youth Music) running their music workshops for young people from 12 to 24 years old, in partnership with Hereford College of Arts from July 21 to 25.
3:24pm Thursday 4th September 2014
11:55pm Sunday 31st August 2014
7:54am Saturday 30th August 2014
12:56am Saturday 30th August 2014
ARTS Alive kicks off an exciting new season of top-quality, live, music, comedy, dance and theatre with the welcome return of the irrepressible Bowjangles. A string quartet who happen also to be very clever, very funny performers, they bring their new show, On the Box! featuring a day in the life of a TV that’s been left switched on.
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