Lichfield Arts: What’s on

The Lichfield Arts programme promises to be a rich feast of music and dance for your entertainment. From up and coming local acts to seasoned veterans of the Folk, Jazz, Rock and Blues circuits there is something for everyone.

We look forward to seeing you!

September 2017

Venue: Lichfield Arts
Friday 01 September 2017

Become a member of Lichfield Arts and benefit from discounted tickets and support live music and events in Lichfield

Become a member of Lichfield Arts

March 2018

Venue: Lichfield Guildhall
Friday 30 March 2018
Time: 8.00pm

Dance, smile, whirl, laugh, grin. Just some of the things that you'll do at this new year Ceilidh! We challenge anyone to try and sit still to the fantastic rhythms from The Reel Hot Ceilidh Peppers.

Ceilidh with The Reel Hot Ceilidh Peppers

April 2018

Venue: Guildhall
Sunday 01 April 2018
Time: 8.00pm

Founded in the 60’s, by the much missed Colin Cooper, Climax Blues Band has always focused on its roots, a unique combination of jazz and blues. Playing great music with passion, style and great enjoyment to produce that superb, unforgettable, Climax Blues sound.

Climax Blues Band

Venue: The Guildhall
Saturday 21 April 2018
Time: 8.00pm

The trio will be performing songs from both albums as well as highlights from Maddy’s solo and band career – all presented in a daring acoustic style that enhances one of the finest voices this country has ever produced.

Maddy Prior with Giles Lewin and Hannah James

Venue: Guildhall
Friday 27 April 2018
Time: 8.00pm

Miranda Sykes, the acclaimed singer and bassist with ‘Show of Hands’ is returning to her roots. After a career spanning over 20 years, during which time she has played with many of the top musicians and singers within the folk world, she will be touring as she started out: one woman, one bass, and one guitar.

Miranda Sykes

May 2018

Venue: Guildhall
Saturday 05 May 2018
Time: 8.00pm

A special night to raise funds for Fuse 2018. Bands that have played the Momentum stage and more.

Momentum Night Fundraiser for Fuse 2018

Venue: Garrick Suite, George Hotel
Wednesday 16 May 2018
Time: 8.00pm

After their wonderful performance at the 2017 Blues and Jazz festival we just had to bring these fine musicians back to Lichfield. You will hear fine gypsy jazz, blues, electronic and world music performed in the wonderful setting of the Garrick Suite at The George Hotel.

Remi Harris Trio

Venue: Lichfield Guildhall
Friday 18 May 2018
Time: 8.00pm

Raw, authentic 60s sounds with the Born Again Beatles with a fresh line up and many new songs never played by the band before.

Born Again Beatles

June 2018

Venue: Lichfield Guildhall & Other City Centre Venues
Friday 01 June 2018

Lichfield Blues & Jazz Festival returns to Lichfield City Centre for 2018 with an explosive line up of new talent and seasoned performers from near and far.

Lichfield Blues and Jazz Festival

Venue: Guildhall
Tuesday 05 June 2018
Time: 7.30pm

Fairport Convention has been making great music for over fifty years. Credited with originating British folk-rock music, they retain a passion for live performance. Whether you are a long-time fan or a newcomer to their music, an evening with Fairport Convention is sure to surprise and delight you. “Impressive musicians with a great back catalogue... (they) take chances and clearly enjoy themselves.” The Guardian “Vigorous and confident...the music leapt around the room.” The Mirror

Fairport Convention

October 2018

Venue: Lichfield Guildhall and Cathedral
Friday 19 October 2018

L2F 2018 (Lichfield Festival of Folk) will take place from Friday 19 October 2018 to Sunday 21 October 2018. Headlining Friday night at Lichfield Cathedral will be Sam Kelly and the lost boys supported by Megson.

L2F - Lichfield Festival of Folk Early Bird Special