June 28th 2017
Blues favourites The Stumble rocked Lichfield Guildhall on Saturday 9th April. Our intrepid photographer Dave Jones was there to catch all of the excitement.
Words by Ben Macnair – Photography by David Jones A Lichfield Guildhall packed to capacity, and a leading Irish group had an early St Patrick’s Day celebration when Craobh Rua performed at Lichfield Guildhall. After years as a performing unit, and six critically well received albums into the their career the four piece of violinist …
February 22nd 2017
The popular boogie woogie and blues pianist Steve ‘Big Man’ Clayton bought his talented quartet to play at Lichfield Guildhall as part of his tour.
January 30th 2017
The Lichfield Arts Winter Beer festival returned to The Guildhall again this weekend (27th – 28th January) and proved to once again be a great success.
January 10th 2017
Review and photography by Ben Macnair Lichfield Arts finished a successful 2016 with a show that packed humour, stirring musicianship, dance and movement and familiar songs performed in unfamiliar ways, when The Magical Christmas Tree closed its 2016 tour at the Guildhall. The three-piece ensemble of Pete Morton on guitar and vocals, Chris Parkinson on …
December 21st 2016
Concert Review – King Pleasure and the Biscuit Boys – Lichfield Guildhall Review and photography by Ben Macnair There are few things that can be guaranteed in life, but a large audience at a King Pleasure concert is usually one of them, and the six piece ensemble played to a packed house when they appeared …
November 10th 2016
With a solid reputation as a singer, and plaudits from guitarists such as the late Gary Moore, and Jeff Beck the fast rising performer Ben Poole, and his talented four piece band delivered a set of high powered blues, rock and funk when they appeared in Lichfield, following a gig in Glasgow the evening before.
July 13th 2016
Lichfield Fuse Festival 2016 was heralded a great success and local photographer Matt Whittock was on hand over the festival weekend to capture the atmosphere with some great shots.
March 8th 2016
With more than 10 years together as a live band, and four albums into their career it was no surprise that the award winning and critically acclaimed Scottish band Skerryvore gained, and kept the near capacity audience’s attention when they played at Lichfield Guildhall.
March 4th 2016
With a stage liberally festooned with guitars, effects pedals, and amplifiers the guitar duo of Pete Oxley and Nicholas Meier gave a masterclass in inventive musicianship when they played at the Guildhall, as part of their tour to promote their latest release, Chasing Tales.