With influences that ranged from the acoustic guitar heroics of Michael Hedges, to rap, a lively stage presence, and the ability to play more than one instrument at a time, the concert that the fast-rising guitarist, singer-songwriter and composer Rodney Branigan performed at Lichfield Guildhall on Friday February 2nd was never short of entertaining.

Concert Review – Steve Knightley

Lichfield Guildhall proved to be a very busy place when the critically acclaimed singer songwriter Steve Knightley performed there as part of his songs and stories tour.

Concert Review - Stevie Nimmo Band

The singer-songwriter Stevie Nimmo and his band gave a masterclass in modern blues when they made their debut at Lichfield Guildhall.
Having recently broken his arm in an accident, Stevie Nimmo was replaced as lead guitarist by the young fire-brand Dave Devlin, but his soul powered vocals and stage presence wasn’t diminished as his passioned, anguished vocals soared through the octaves. With drummer Craig Bacon, and bassist Mat Beable, the quartet powered through many of their own originals, and some choice covers from the likes of Eric Clapton and Freddie King.

Concert Review –  Paul Jones and Dave Kelly

Take two leading blues musicians who started their musical careers in the 1960’s, add a sold out audience, and Lichfield Arts started 2018 in great style when Paul Jones and Dave Kelly performed at Lichfield Guildhall on January 6th.

Concert Review – The Sleaze Brothers – December 23rd 2017

It is a truth universally acknowledged, that there ain’t no party like a Sleaze Brothers party, as the talented band proved once again, as they closed Lichfield Arts Autumn 2017 season.

Concert Review The Moulettes supported by A Different Thread

A Different Thread are a local band who are soon of on tour in America supported The Moulettes.

Concert Review The Dylan Project - 17th December 2017

Take some of the best known and well regarded folk and rock songs of the past 50 years, add some of the countries most well known and talented folk and rock musicians, season with a sold out audience and you have all of the ingredients for The Dylan Project’s latest performance at Lichfield Guildhall.

Concert Review John Kirkpatrick’s Carolling and Crumpets

With a Melodeon, an Accordion, a Concertina, some tales of pagan Christmas past, and an assured stage presence the musician John Kirkpatrick kept the audience’s attention when he played at Lichfield Guildhall.

Concert review - Fred Zeppelin at Lichfield Guildhall

Lichfield Arts warmly welcomed back Fred Zeppelin to the Lichfield Guildhall as part of its varied Autumn/Winter programme.

Concert Review King Pleasure and the Biscuit Boys

With a fervent following, built up over nearly thirty years, it was no surprise that the by now traditional December gig for King Pleasure and the Biscuit Boys sold out when they appeared at Lichfield Guidhall.