November 28th 2017
Jazz music in all of its various forms was on the menu when the critically acclaimed singers and musicians Jacqui Dankworth and her husband Charlie Wood played a series of spell-binding duets at Lichfield Guildhall.
November 16th 2017
Bryn takes over from Chris Newcombe to give him more time with his young family. The trustees are grateful to Chris for all his hard work and the programming of the fantastic season ahead. Chris remains involved with Lichfield arts as time allows. Bryn starts work immediately booking the programme that continues later in 2018.
November 14th 2017
Musical fireworks were delivered by The Paperboys when they made their debut performance at Lichfield Guildhall on November 5th.
October 19th 2017
Lichfield Arts is pleased to announce the appointment of husband and wife team Phil and Pam Beale as the new co-directors of its annual Fuse Festival.
September 27th 2017
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 – Ricky Cool and the In-Crowd – A Night at the Flamingo Words by Ben Macnair – Photography by Dave Jones With a repertoire of classic soul, and blues songs, musical talent and charisma, and Jamaican grooves the six piece Ricky Cool and the In-Crowd turned Lichfield Guildhall into a heaving sixties club …
September 11th 2017
Lichfield Arts opened its Autumn 2017 season with an evening of music to appeal to the most broad-minded of audiences.
July 4th 2017
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 …
Jazz in all of its disparate genres was played to an appreciative and enthusiastic audience when the Saxophonist Chris Gumbley, and his ensemble, Anything Goes and local jazz collective Blast Off played at Lichfield’s Wade Street Church on Saturday 3rd June 2017. With Chris Gumbley on saxophones, and clarinet, bassist and vocalist Nicola Farnon, accordionist …
July 3rd 2017
The Jazz element of Lichfield Blues and Jazz Festival was started by an exuberant concert from the five piece Lichfield Jazz All Stars. The ensemble of Nick Dewhurst on Trumpet, Flugelhorn, and Guitar, Bassist Tom Moore, Tenor Saxophonist Callum Roxburgh, Dave Ferris on Piano andan, and Carl Hemmingsley on Drums. org The set list ranged across …