Events Listing - February 2020

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Monday 3rd February

The Hungate Singers in Concert

Steven Billinger - piano   

4.00 pm

The Blue Room, The Lawn, Lincoln

Including Jazz standards, popular music and much more!

Tickets are £8 from Bailgate Post Office Tel. 01522 526031
 or on the door 
email hungate.singers@gmail.com

Monday 3rd - 24th February

Sing Out Louth! 

Singing Group
Adult Music Workshop    

10.00am - 12.00pm

Louth Riverhead Theatre 

Explore singing, learn new skills and meet new friends as part of this friendly group.

Your first session is free to attend.
Contact Liz on 07713 746679 or email singoutlouth@gmail.com

Spalding Acoustic Ensemble

Adult Music Workshop    

10.30am - 12.30pm

Venue TBA

Join an acoustic ensemble playing songs from across a range of genres and meeting for the joy of playing

Your first session is free to attend.
Contact crauford@cthomson-music.co.uk

Old School Rhythm Machine

Adult Music Workshop    

6.00pm - 8.00pm

Terry O'Toole Theatre, North Hykeham 

Performing tunes from the 1960s to today, bring along your instrument (or voice) to be part of this friendly large band meeting for the joy of playing.

Your first session is free to attend then £7 a session with a £10 annual membership fee.
Contact David Harding-Price at david@mattdotcom.org.uk

Indian Drumming Workshops

Adult Music Workshop    

6.00pm - 8.00pm

soundLINCS, soundHOUSE, Lincoln 

Join this workshop and experience a variety of drumming methods and genres with Rajeesh.
Drums provided.

Contact soundLINCS on 01522 510073 or info@soundlincs.org

Tuesday 4th - 26th February

Truly, Madly, Ukulele

Ukulele Group
Adult Music Workshops

7.00 pm - 9.00pm

The Wheatsheaf Pub, Grimsby 

We are of various ages (18 and over) and abilities and are happy for others to join us.

If you wish to bring another instrument other than a Uke or just your voice you are very welcome.

Please phone 01472 885911 for more information.

Boston Community Choir 


Adult Music Workshops

7.00 pm

St Botolphs Church, Boston

Explore singing, learn new skills and meet new friends as part of this brand new Older Adults group.

Please note there is no session on 18th February.

£22 per term.
Contact 01205 310929 or music@parishofboston.co.uk

Tuesday 4th February

Lincoln International Chamber Music Festival

 Icaria Duo

 Helena Gourd - flute & Catherine Derrick - harp

 1.00 pm

 Lincoln Drill Hall

 The beautiful combination of flute and harp provides the canvas for a colourful programme of music including works by Piazzolla and Saint-Saëns as well as the lesser known Joseph Lauber, François Borne and others, performed by the award-winning Icaria Duo.

Programme:

The Song of the Lark

Fantaisie, Op. 124

Histoire du Tango

Danses Médiévales

Fantaisie brillante sur Carme

Tickets £8 on the door, £7 in advance £3 students & under 16s

Wednesday 5th February

Good Grief

Jon Lawrence  

7.30 pm

Stamford Arts Centre

Author, musician and adventurer Jon Lawrence, presents a poignant, moving, yet amusing one-man show detailing his remarkable treks over five deserts on five continents to raise money for a cancer charity in memory of his father. In an intimate show which incorporates footage from some of the most remote landscapes on earth (Sahara, Atacama, Wadi Rum, Mojave and Rangipo), as well as original acoustic music and poetry, Jon explains how his journey enabled him to deal with grief and depression.

 Good Grief will have you laughing, crying and thinking... and is not to be missed.

"Moving and Uplifting" - Lovereading.co.uk

"Thought-Provoking and poignant" - SWSN

"Really moving" Chris Man (Radio Cambridgeshire)

 Tickets £10 (£8) (includes £1 off first drink voucher)

Wednesday 5th - 26th February

Friar's Folly

Rhythm and Blues - acoustic group
Adult Music Workshops   

2 pm to 4.00 pm

Blackfriar's Theatre & Arts Centre, Boston

Performing tunes from the 1960s to today, bring along your instrument, or voice, to be part of the friendly band meeting for the joy of playing.

Your first session is free to attend.  All sessions thereafter £2.50 per week
Contact Stuart Bull on 07484 118989 stuart@blackfriarsartcentre.co.uk

Stringing Nettles 

Adult Music Workshop

1.00pm - 3.00pm

Nettleham Community Hub

Want to learn an instrument, learn new skills and meet new friends? All abilities welcome at these friendly sessions. Come along and try something different!

Your first session is free to attend.
Contact Chris Rogalski  chrisrogalski@yahoo.com

Thurs-Sat 6th - 8th February

Ghost – The Musical

  

Thursday 6 February 7.00 pm,
Friday 7 February 7.00 pm,
Saturday 8 February 2.30 pm and 7.00 pm

Stamford Arts Centre

A young persons production, adapted from the film by its Academy Award-winning screenwriter, Bruce Joel Rubin, Ghost the Musical follows Sam and Molly, a young couple whose connection takes a shocking turn after Sam's untimely death.

Trapped between two worlds, Sam refuses to leave Molly when he learns she is in grave danger. Desperate to communicate with her, he turns to a storefront psychic, Oda Mae Brown, who helps him protect Molly and avenge his death

Tickets £17 (£15)

Thursday 6th - 27th February

Grantham Music Ensemble

Adult Music Workshop     

10.30 am - 12.30 pm

Gu7ildhall Arte Centre, Grantham

Want to learn an instrument, learn new skills and meet new friends? All abilities welcome at these friendly sessions. Come along and try something different!

Your first session is free to attend.
Contact crauford@cthomson-music.co.uk

Friday 7th February

Jazzpac

Tina May with The Andrew Wood Trio

Tina May - vocals
Matthew Radcliffe - piano
Martyn Spencer - double bass
Andrew Wood - drums

8.00 pm

Cellar Bar, Stamford Arts Cemtre

Tina May is a multi-award winning vocalist who has established a well deserved reputation on the UK scene as a Jazz singer of great sophistication. With more than a dozen CD’s to her name she is widely regarded as one of the UK’s leading vocalists, producing some remarkable gigs and albums.

Tina first worked with the Andrew Wood Trio as part of the Lincoln Jazz Festival 2017 and since this meeting the group has come together on special occasions to present a great programme of live jazz together. 

The Trio are a regular feature at jazz club Peggy's Skylight and other venues across the East Midlands, performing alongside some of the most prominent instrumentalists and vocalists in the country

Tickets £12, Concessions £10 (includes £1 off first drink voucher) Box Office: 01780 763203 Online: stamfordartscentre.com

Friday 7th- 28th February

Sing It Loud! 

Singing Group
Adult Music Workshop    

10.00am - 12.00pm

Woodhall Spa Methodist Church 

Explore singing, learn new skills and meet new friends as part of this enthusiastic and friendly group.

Contact Liz on 07713 746679 or email hello@singitloud.org

One Good Eye 

Rhythm and Blues
Adult Music Workshop    

10.00am - 12.00pm

Lincoln Library  

Performing tunes from the 1960s to today, bring along your instrument (or voice) to be part of this friendly band meeting for the joy of playing.

Your first session is free to attend.
Contact Jonny Gillard at jonnygillard@gmail.com

Saturday 8th February

A Celebration of Creation

The Huncate Singers

 7.00 pm

St Giles Church,Lamb Gardens, Lincoln

A sequence of songs celebrating the beauty of the earth, of the hills and flowers and riversand creatres, and human love - together with reflections about threats to the global environment

Free admission with retiring collection

VIVA VARIETY

7.30 pm

Blackfriars Theatre, Boston

Variety featuring Britain’s Got Talent finalist Steve Hewlett plus lots of singing, dancing etc

Tickets £12 Adults, £10 Conc
Box Office: 01205 363108


Jazzpac

'MJQ + Sonny Rollins' The Nat Steele Quintet featuring Grant Stewart

Nat Steele - vibraphone
Gabriel Latchin - piano
Dario Lecce - bass
Steve Brown - drums
Grant Stewart - saxophone

8.00 pm

The Blue Room at The Lawn, Lincoln

NewJazz5/Jazzpac are very fortunate to be able to present Nat Steele’s popular ‘Portrait of MJQ’ quartet whilst their very special guest, tenor saxophonist Grant Stewart from New York City, joins them for a short run of gigs in the UK playing the music inspired by the classic 1956 Prestige album ‘Sonny Rollins and the MJQ’. Grant won the prestigious Downbeat Magazine Award 8 years in a row, has released 16 albums as leader and tours regularly all over the USA, Canada, Asia and Europe

Tickets £14, Jazzpac members £12, Under 16s £7 available Online: jazzpac.co.uk , Telephone: 01522 529717.

Sunday 9th February

Seth Lakeman – A Pilgrims Tale

7.00 pm

Blackfriars Theatre, Boston

Multi award winning folk singer tells the epic and soulful tale of the Pilgrim Fathers

Tickets £35.50 Premium Seats £25.50 Standard Seats
Box Office: 01205 363108

Jazzpac

Jazz Eucharist

The Nat Steele Quintet
The Choir of Lincoln Cathedral

 8.00 pm

St Hugh's Choir, Lincoln Cathedral

NewJazz5 have been collaborating with the Cathedral and their Musical Director, Aric Prentice, presenting jazz music alongside the Choir since 2016. These events have proved popular and successful to such an extent that they have been invited to increase the number of performances. As a result, the Nat Steele Quintet will rise early following their performance in the Blue Room the previous night to perform a ‘Jazz Mass’ alongside the Cathedral Choir under the direction of Aric Prentice

Free admission

Wednesday 12th February

Pint of History

 Don Chiswell

7.30 pm

Cellar Bar, Stamford Arts Centre

Building on the success of our ‘Pint of’ nights, join Don in the Cellar Bar for a history talk with an edge! Enjoy a real ale, glass of wine or Tea/Coffee while you listen.

Oliver Cromwell God’s Englishman

Against the background of the dispute between King and Parliament and the ensuing civil war, Cromwell rose from the ranks of the lesser gentry to become, as Lord Protector, virtually a king. Puritan, farmer, soldier and regicide; feared and vilified by many, who was the real Oliver Cromwell?

 Tickets £5 (£4)

Friday 14th February

Pint of Comedy

 8.00 pm

Cellar Bar, Stamford Arts Centre

Join us for our hugely popular regular comedy nights, live in the Cellar Bar! With some of the UK’s best headline acts, the hilarious Alan Seaman compares. Full details of live acts are available on our website as they are announced.

We recommend booking early to avoid disappointment

 Tickets £7 (includes £1 off first drink voucher)

Ye Vagabonds

 7.30 pm

Theatre, Stamford Arts Centre

Brothers Brían and Diarmuid Mac Gloinn grew up playing music together around their hometown of Carlow, a small town in the southeast of Ireland. After moving to Dublin in 2012, they quickly became a staple of the live music and session scene in Ireland, playing their own original songs as well as folk songs from Ireland, Scotland, England and America.

 In 2014 they came to the attention of Arbutus Yarns’ music filmmaker Myles O’Reilly, whose videos gained international attention for the brothers for the first time.

 After a chance meeting at Electric Picnic in September 2015, the brothers performed onstage with Glen Hansard, who invited them to open for him on his European tour the following October.

 Their debut EP Rose & Briar was released on October 7th 2015. Since then, they have been busy touring Ireland, the UK and Europe, opening for acts such as Villagers, Roy Harper and Lisa Hannigan (whose band they played in for her Irish tour, June 2016). They have played sold out headline shows in Ireland, France, Switzerland and the UK.

 They have made numerous television and live radio appearances in Ireland, and were also part of ‘Imagining Home’, a live broadcast concert in the National Concert Hall of Ireland, 2016, curated by Glen Hansard, Philip King and Gary Sheehan.

 In October 2017 they launched their debut, self-titled album to great acclaim. “Ye Vagabonds” comprises of harmony rich folk music, influenced by Irish traditional music, Appalachian singing, and the 1960's folk revival. It includes ten mellow tracks weaved with thoughtful lyrics, thickly layered with strings and droning harmonium.

 Their second album ‘The Hare’s Lament’ was released on River Lea Records on 22nd March 2019 to critical acclaim. 

 Tickets £12 (£10)

Saturday 15th February

Feinstein Ensemble

 

7.30 pm

Ballroom, Stamford Arts Centre

Telemann, The Forgotten Genius of the High Baroque

 Telemann                 Trio Sonata in B minor, TWV 42:h4
J.S. Bach                    Trio Sonata in E minor (after Sonata in D minor for organ, BWV 527)
Telemann                 Quartet in A for flute, violin, viola da gamba and continuo, ‘Paris Quartet No. 3’
Telemann                 Cello Sonata in D, TWV 41:D6
J.S. Bach                    Trio Sonata in G  (after Sonata in E flat for organ, BWV 525)
Telemann                 Quartet in E minor, ‘Paris Quartet No. 12’

 For full details, please see online or our Classical Season brochure

Tickets £18 (£17) £10 under 26s

Lincoln Orpheus Male Voice Choir Concert

 

7.30 pm

St Mary's Church Carlton Le Moorland

Tickets £8 including a glass of wine and light refreshments available from Greens, Bassingham. The White Hart, Carlton le Moorland and by calling 01522 788748 A & I Alsop

Cabaret Evening

 

7.45 pm

Nottingham Cathedral Hall

Join us for an uplifting evening of jazz, barbershop, songs from the shows, (and more), presented by members of the Nottingham Cathedral Choirs.

Tickets £12

Tuesday 18th February

Lincolnshire International Chamber Music Festival

Early Evening Launch Concert

Mark Padmore - tenor  Artist-in-Residence LICMF 2020
Alissa Firsova - piano  LICMF Artistic Director

5.45 pm

Recital Room, Harper Building, Lincoln Minster School,Upper Lindum Street,  LN2 5RW

This year the theme of our 2020 Festival is the 400th Anniversary of the Mayflower Pilgrim Journey.
This is our Launch event and we thought that we'd have an Early Evening Concert starting at 5:45pm.

The early start will allow working concert-goers to come and enjoy wonderful songs by Franz Schubert and Benjamin Britten performed by Mark and Alissa. Also, our regular audience can travel to the concert in daylight.

 

Tickets available from Lincoln Drill Hall  (01522  873894) £18 (advanced), £20 (on the door), £5 (U16s/Students/JSA).
Individual concerts £12 (from 01205 366018)  Children and Students Free

Lincoln Minster School has generously allowed us to use their Senior School Car Park.

Piano 4 Hands

Joseph Tong
Waka Hasegawa

7.30 pm

Boston Grammar School

Programme to celebrate the music know to Victoria and Albert including compositions by the musical couple Robert and Clara Schumann

Parking available on site - entrance via Rowley Rd, just off John Adams Way

Individual concerts £12 (from 01205 366018)  Children and Students Free

Wedneseday 19th February

Piano 4 Hands

Joseph Tong
Waka Hasegawa

7.30 pm

Boston Grammar School

Programme to celebrate the music know to Victoria and Albert including compositions by the musical couple Robert and Clara Schumann

Parking available on site - entrance via Rowley Rd, just off John Adams Way

Individual concerts £12 (from 01205 366018)  Children and Students Free

Saturday 22nd February

Toyah

7.30 pm

Ballroom, Stamford Arts Centre

From punk princess to cult stage actress to high priestess of TV, TOYAH WILLCOX is a uniquely gifted performer and an inextinguishable flame.

Charismatic, outspoken and impossible to categorise, she is one of Britain’s iconic household names – an award-winning rock legend as well as a much-loved stage/screen actress and music composer. In a career spanning over 40 years Toyah has amassed thirteen top 40 singles, recorded twenty-four albums, written two books, appeared in over forty stage plays, acted in twenty feature films and presented hundreds of television programmes.

This is a unique chance to experience Toyah up close and personal. A lively unplugged/storytellers style gig, it will include Toyah performing an acoustic set of her loved hit singles and classic songs, alongside recalling stories from her colourful, forty year career.

Toyah will perform stunning, lively acoustic arrangements of the hits It’s A Mystery, Thunder In The Mountains, I Want To Be Free and Good Morning Universe with her acoustic band. Alongside songs from her latest album Crimson Queen which charted in the UK album charts, April 2019.

 Tickets £22 (£20)

Wednesday 26th February

Don Giovanni

The Merry Opera Company

 

7.30 pm

Theatre, Stamford Arts Centre

Judgement Day for Don Giovanni, the world’s greatest lover. A supernatural comedy-thriller occurring in breakneck real time; beginning with murder, ending with a hellish sentence passed on the legendary seducer; the epic downfall of a man who always knows what we need, always makes us happy, but eventually realises he is out of time. Polarising audiences for centuries, startlingly modern yet a dinosaur, can Don Giovanni still make us love him as he hurtles through his final hours?

Directed by international opera director John Ramster, with music direction by Cannes prizewinner Gabriel Chernick.

English translation by Amanda Holden

Tickets £21.50 Premium Seats £19.50 Standard Seats
Box Office: 01205 363108

Saturday 29th February

History Of Rock – Soul Street Productions

7.30 pm

Blackfriars Theatre, Boston
A celebration of ROCK music through the decades.  A jaw dropping night transporting you through the golden ages of ROCK

Tickets £21.50 Premium Seats £19.50 Standard Seats
Box Office: 01205 363108