Music

Jazz duo turn to greatest songwriters for inspiration

Jazz duo turn to greatest songwriters for inspiration

Friday, March 6, 2015

MUSIC INSPIRED by history’s greatest songwriters, duo Ben Cox and Jamie Safiruddin will play Ventnor Arts Club tomorrow (Saturday) night.

Country slot at O2 for Steve

Country slot at O2 for Steve

Friday, February 20, 2015

MUSICGUITARIST and former Islander Steve Young, who once recorded on the same record label as Frankie Goes to Hollywood, will be performing at The O2 as part of one of Europe’s biggest country music festivals.

Ferry good line-up for Acoustic Isle

Ferry good line-up for Acoustic Isle

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

CROSS Solent ferry passengers are in for a musical feast with both Red Funnel and Wightlink ferries showcasing artists as part of the Isle of Wight Acoustic Isle festival.

Call for fringe performers

Call for fringe performers

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Applications are now being accepted for this year’s Ventnor Fringe Festival.

Rejuvenated choir hits high spots

Rejuvenated choir hits high spots

Saturday, January 24, 2015

MUSIC A NEWPORT church choir, which has seen its membership of children increase dramatically in recent years, struck a chord with shoppers who rewarded their singing with donations.

Music, memory and musings from Phil

Music, memory and musings from Phil

Friday, January 23, 2015

MUSIC DAZZLING instrumentalist Phil Beer, one of the most popular ambassadors of acoustic roots music, is to appear at Quay Arts Newport in February.

Cash’s greatest hits package inspired Clive’s tribute act

Cash’s greatest hits package inspired Clive’s tribute act

Saturday, January 17, 2015

MUSIC A JOHNNY Cash tribute act, who had his own encounter with a ring of fire when he was two years old, will be performing at Shanklin Theatre on January 30.

English grandeur

English grandeur

Friday, January 16, 2015

MUSIC A TRIO of English gems will be performed at the IW Symphony Orchestra’s (IWSO) second concert next Saturday, January 24, following their season opener concert in November, which was a sell-out.

Rocking town's bars

Rocking town's bars

Sunday, December 7, 2014

ROCK the Cowes Bars — a one-night-only extravaganza where musicians take over the town’s pubs — has quickly established a reputation as one of the Isle of Wight's best gigs.

Orpheus Singers sparkle for St Cecilia

Orpheus Singers sparkle for St Cecilia

Saturday, November 29, 2014

MUSIC THE Orpheus Singers brought light and warmth to a dank and dismal November evening on Saturday.

Remembering Miles’s lasting legacy

Remembering Miles’s lasting legacy

Sunday, November 16, 2014

MUSIC A MUSICAL tribute to jazz genius Miles Davis was staged at the Apollo Theatre, Newport, on Sunday.

Singers’ concert celebrates the patron saint of music

Singers’ concert celebrates the patron saint of music

Friday, November 14, 2014

MUSIC ST Cecilia, the patron saint of music, will be celebrated next Saturday, November 22, by the Orpheus Singers in St Catherine’s Church, Ventnor, in a concert starting at 7.15pm.

Band charity concert celebrates success

Band charity concert celebrates success

Sunday, October 26, 2014

MUSIC A HUGELY successful charity concert was staged by members of Shanklin Town Brass Band at Shanklin Theatre on Saturday.

New Orleans funk comes to IW

New Orleans funk comes to IW

Sunday, October 19, 2014

MUSIC DELIVERING the hottest New Orleans rhythm and blues and funk, UK piano player Dom Pipkin and his band, The Ikos, will be performing at Quay Arts, Newport, tonight (Friday).

Musicians take on hospice challenge

Musicians take on hospice challenge

Saturday, October 18, 2014

MUSIC AN EVENING of blues and soul by three of the Isle of Wight’s best known bands raised hundreds of pounds for the Earl Mountbatten Hospice.

Fundraising night to help little Isla

Saturday, October 4, 2014

THE Riverside Centre, Newport, will play host to a charity night in aid of a baby with a rare condition tonight (Saturday).

Drummer looks to beat the competition

Drummer looks to beat the competition

Friday, October 3, 2014

A MUSICIAN from the Isle of Wight has reached the semi-final of a prestigious songwriting competition.

Musician in line for top award

Musician in line for top award

Friday, September 26, 2014

RESPECTED Isle of Wight musician Claydon Connor is in the running for a top award.

Duo performs for charity

Duo performs for charity

Thursday, September 25, 2014

A VIOLINIST and former head of the IW Music Service and a talented Island pianist will be performing a charity concert next weekend.

IW band prepare to join strings and singers on stage

IW band prepare to join strings and singers on stage

Friday, September 19, 2014

ISLAND favourites Lucid will host a live show with a difference.

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