The National Concert Hall’s 13/14 Season

Lang Lang

The National Concert Hall’s 2013/2014 International Concert Series continues this Spring with a range of recitalists, duos, ensembles and orchestras including the City of London Sinfonia with clarinettist and conductor Michael Collins (12 April) Chinese pianist Lang Lang in a sold-out concert (19 April), the prized Danish String Quartet (22 April), and the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and Choir of Enlightenment with Sir Simon Rattle and guests performing Haydn’s Creation (4 May). [Read more…]

Kiwi Reggae unleashed

Kiwi Reggae unleashed

Kiwi Reggae unleashed

Kiwi Reggae unleashed in Auckland July 06, 2013

Two legendary Kiwi Reggae artists will be combining forces at the Weymouth Cosmopolitan Club in Auckland on July 06 for a night of Sunshine Reggae and musical fun. [Read more…]

The Who for LG Arena

The WHO

The WHO

Legendary Band The Who To Rock The LG Arena

What: The Who – Quadrophenia and more
When: Friday 28 June 2013
Where: LG Arena

Price: Tickets go on sale at 9am Friday 1 February 2013, priced at £60.00, £65.00 and £70.00 (plus booking & transaction fees) [Read more…]

Steve Miller Band, Albums Reissued

Steve Miller Band

Steve Miller Band

Edsel Records is proud to announce its reissue programme of the legendary first five albums by the Steve Miller Band, originally released between 1968 and 1970, issued in Special Digipak Editions. The albums will be released on Monday 8th October 2012. [Read more…]

Cornwall Returns To The Assembly

Stranglers Founder Returns To The Assembly For A Solo Show

Hugh Cornwell Returns

Hugh Cornwell Returns

Hugh Cornwell, the original vocalist and guitarist of the Stranglers, hits the road for a series of UK concerts from April 6th. The man whose credentials include the Stranglers classics Golden Brown, No More Heroes, and Peaches, will not only perform his critically acclaimed solo album Guilty, but due to fan demand, he will also perform epic Stranglers songs never performed before as a solo artist, including The Raven, Schoolmaam and Toiler on the Sea. [Read more…]

The Saw Doctors Return

The Saw Doctors Return

The Saw Docotors Return

The Saw Docotors Return

The hook-laden sounds of 1960s rock bands like the Beatles and the Byrds and the working-class imagery of Bruce Springsteen are combined with the musical traditions of Ireland and the intensity of punk rock by the Saw Doctors. The Saw Doctors were a little-known local bar band in Tuam (pronounced “Chewam”) in County Galway when they were invited by Mike Scott to be the opening act on the Waterboys’ 1988 tour of Ireland and the United Kingdom. In the decade since, however, the Saw Doctors have emerged as the most successful Irish rock band since U2. The Washington Post referred to the Saw Doctors as “one of the world’s most appealing roots rock outfits.” [Read more…]

Guy Buttery – Live in Cape Town

Live in Cape Town – 2 shows only!

Guy Buttery - Live in Cape Town

Guy Buttery - Live in Cape Town

“Buttery’s avant-garde world music is exceptionally beautiful – from composition to technique to atmospherics – and his latest release, “Fox Hill Lane” is one of the most adventurous acoustic recordings in recent memory.” – Guitar Player Magazine, USA [Read more…]

Coming Up Festival 2011

IdeasTap and Old Vic New Voices presents:

 

EAT YOUR HEART OUT

EAT YOUR HEART OU

COMING UP FESTIVAL 2011
A Creative High, Free of Charge, Free of Constraint

Debut London, February 21st to March 4th 2011 [Read more…]

Feis Rois Announces 2011 Silver Jubilee Programme

Feis Rois is delighted to announce its Silver Jubilee programme for next year which includes a very special concert at Celtic Connections, a brand new Student Fèis, an expanded and international flavoured Fringe programme at the Adult Fèis and a concert at Eden Court Theatre in Inverness.

Former Fèis Rois Education Officer and award-winning Gaelic songstress, Julie Fowlis, will also take up her role as the first ever Fèis Rois Ambassador and will be involved in several events throughout the year.

Fèis Rois will open its Silver Jubilee year with a unique concert at Celtic Connections in the City Halls, Glasgow on Saturday 22nd January 2011.

[phpbay]Music Concert 1[/phpbay] [Read more…]

Mambazo’s golden anniversary

South Africa’s beloved Ladysmith Black Mambazo (LBM), the Grammy-winning isicathamiya group, have embarked on a countrywide tour to celebrate their 50 years together.

Ladysmith Black MambazoIsicathamiya (from the Zulu word meaning “to walk softly”) is a style of singing that focuses on deft harmonising. Isicathamiya choral competitions are popular in South Africa.

The Back to eKasi (slang, meaning “home”, from the Afrikaans word lokasie, meaning “township”) tour sees the globe-trotting group going back to their roots and taking their unique a cappella sound to townships around South Africa between 16 and 24 September 2010.

Fans in Bloemfontein, Thokoza in Ekurhuleni municipality, Rustenburg North, Atteridgeville, Ermelo, Bela-Bela and KwaMashu near Durban are in for a treat, with performances from LBM and two local curtain-raisers at each venue. [Read more…]