Latest News & Reviews from Lichfield Arts

Musical fireworks were delivered by The Paperboys when they made their debut performance at Lichfield Guildhall on November 5th.

Concert Review - Skinny Molly

The amps were turned up to 11 when the American rock band Skinny Molly appeared at Lichfield Guildhall on October 29th.

Concert Review - The Willows

The fast rising folk ensemble The Willows performed an action packed set of music when they played to an enthusiastic audience at Lichfield Guildhall. With a stage littered with a number of instruments, and a set list that drew on a number of different genres the six piece provided no end of both musical virtuosity and variety…

Concert review - Meatload

Released on October 21st 1977, Meatloaf’s epoch marking album Bat out of Hell would go onto be one of the most commercially successful albums of all times.

Concert Review - Habadekuk

The award winning Danish band Habadekuk played a lively set of largely instrumental music when they appeared at Lichfield Guildhall as part of their national tour.

Concert Review - The West Coast Eagles

The local five piece band The West Coast Eagles performed a concert of some of the best known country-rock songs in the rock canon when they played to an appreciative Sunday night audience at Lichfield Guildhall. They played the country ballads that were the Eagles first hits, and the more corporate rock sound that became …

Concert Review - Sticky Wicket and His Swing Orchestra

The drummer Sticky Wicket bought his talented Swing Orchestra to Lichfield, when they played a series of classic jazz, jump and jive songs to finish Lichfield Art’s Blues and Jazz 2017 festival. The ensemble of saxophonist Chris Gumbley, keyboard player Danny McCormack, guitarist Geoff Tooley, bassist Tomas Pedersen, and singer Linda Morris played jump, and …

Review written by Ben Macnair Photography by David Jones One of the leading voices of the contemporary folk and roots scene, Nancy Kerr led her band, The Sweet Visitors through a set that encompassed pure folk, light jazz, hoe-down, and their own songs when they played to an appreciative audience on Sunday May 7th. Accompanied …

Words by Ben Macnair – Photography by Dave Jones With a back-ground as a busker, and time spent supporting such bands as U2 and The Rolling Stones, the singer-songwriter and guitarist Chris Helme bought his many years of experience on the foot-hills of live music when he appeared at Lichfield Guildhall on April 29th. His …

An appreciative audience enjoyed Peter Knight’s Gigspanner when they appeared at the Guildhall on March 26th. Photographer Dave Jones was there to catch the action.