Archive for April, 2017

Lichfield Jazz

Lichfield Jazz continues it’s sessions at the George IV Bore Street, Lichfield on Wednesday 17th May with ‘A Night of Swinging Standards’ performed by Nick Drew, saxes, Nick Dewhurst, trumpet, and an outstanding rhythm section of Billy Weir, drums and rapidly rising star Dave Ferris on hammond organ. The gig starts at 8pm and entry […]

‘All that Jazz’…in Lichfield!

Visitors to this year’s Lichfield Blues and Jazz Festival can look forward to a veritable feast of jazz performed in venues across this historic city by local, regional and national favourites. Opening the Jazz programme on Friday 2nd at the George Hotel are the Lichfield Jazz All Stars, outstanding young musicians and city favourites who […]

The third Lichfield Blues & Jazz Festival is fast approaching with the line-up confirmed and programmes hot off the press!

Headlining this year’s festival, which takes place in and around the historic city of Lichfield, is the ever-popular Climax Blues Band – local favourites who delight audiences across the world with their unique combination of jazz and blues. After 18 albums, the classic world-wide hit ‘Couldn’t Get It Right’ and tours of the UK, Europe […]

Mr Turner Comes to Lichfield – Views of Lichfield Cathedral

Monday 24 April – Sunday 11 June This exciting exhibition has, as its centrepiece, a watercolour of Lichfield Cathedral painted by the world renowned artist J M W Turner in 1832 (pictured). Until recently this painting has been in a private collection since the early 1990s. Alongside it will be Turner’s sketches for the painting, kindly loaned […]

Latest News on Lichfield Jazz Gigs

Dear Jazz Lover Welcome to the latest news on the Lichfield Jazz gigs at the Guildhall and George IV Next one up is this Sunday 9 April at the Guildhall with swing and Gypsy Jazz from Fret and Fiddle book online www.lichfieldarts.org.uk or 01543-262223 Next gigs at the George IV are April 19, award winning […]