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 - Ricky Cool and the In-Crowd - A Night at the Flamingo

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 …

Concert Review - Amelia Harrison and Funke and the Two Tone Baby

Lichfield Arts opened its Autumn 2017 season with an evening of music to appeal to the most broad-minded of audiences.

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 …

With their canary yellow zoot-suits, sharp, brass heavy sound, and repertoire of the some of the most toe-tapping songs from the past 50 or so years, The Jive Aces showed an appreciative, and large audience why they are one of the leading ensembles in their packed field when they played at Lichfield Guildhall on Friday …