March 27th 2017
With little more than a guitar, a flawless musical technique and music from a range of sources, one of the world’s leading solo jazz guitarists, Martin Taylor gave a masterclass in authoritative music-making when he played at Lichfield Guildhall on Friday March 24th.
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 …
January 4th 2017
Review by Ben Macnair – Photography by David Jones An adventurous Lichfield audience braved a cold October night to support two local, and very talented musical ensembles when The Mourning Suns and The Tom Woodman band appeared at Lichfield Guildhall. The Mourning Suns are a well known Birmingham based band, that are known for their …
Celtic Christmas Strings Review by Ben Macnair – Photography by Dave Jones The award winning musical partnership of harpist Marie Ni Chathasaigh and guitarist Chris Newman kept a Lichfield audience enraptured by their musicianship, and easy on stage demeanour when they appeared at Lichfield Guildhall. Although the show had a Christmas and winter time theme, …