Music

Pav a great gig

Local legend Pavanotti is putting on a special gig in his own village. The opera singer, aka Jeff Woods, is putting on Pavanotti and Friends at St Mary’s Church, Pinchbeck, on Saturday, May 4.Oksana Ponaida, Cormac O’Hara and the John Bland Memorial Choir will also be performing in the show at 7pm.“It’s a special one for me as I haven’t ...

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All that jazz with John

A local jazz legend will be talking to Sutton Bridge U3A. Musician, broadcaster, writer and historian, John Petters presents an introduction to the great jazz vocalists at the Curlew Centre on Bridge Road on Tuesday, April at 2pm.A professional bandleader since the ‘80s, John was known as ‘Britain’s ace drumming man’.He has worked and recorded with a host of names ...

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Charity gigs in village

There will be plenty of partying and dancing as Pinchbeck Village Hall gets set for two gigs raising money for charity. Tribute band Shoddywaddy plus local group Mullered at the Mill are playing gigs at the venue.First up is the Showaddywaddy tribute on Saturday, March 30, in aid of The Stroke Association.Then on Saturday, April 13, Mullered at the Mill ...

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Choir to join Tenors

You’ll get plenty from your Tenors on Saturday night.The South Holland Centre is hosting the returning Tenors Unlimited currently consisting of Paul Martin and Jem Sharples.And they will also be joined by the South Holland Singers for a memorable show.A spokesman for the South Holland Centre, said: “Twenty years of performing make Tenors Unlimited the UK’s original classical crossover ‘man ...

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Head back to the 80s with pop duo

A group that certainly knows how to put on a doo-doo-doo have signed up a pop legend and top tiribute for its latest event. Black Lace, the band behind party records including Agadoo and Superman, are coming to Spalding on April 27 for a special 80s night.They will be joined by Queen tribute band Platinum Queen.The event being put on ...

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Wing it on down to Eagles

A top Eagles tribute band are swooping in to the South Holland Centre this Friday (February 24). Desperado – The Heart of the Eagles, will be performing the hits and more from the legendary band.A spokesman for the South Holland Centre, said: ” The internationally acclaimed show is regarded as one of the finest Eagles tributes you will ever witness.“The ...

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‘ABBA meets cold war’ in Chess

Pupils at Spalding Grammar School are to put on a rock opera next month. Chess is described as ‘a complex rock opera about love, betrayal and fame’ set to music by ABBA songwriters Benny Anderson and Bjorn Ulvaeus with Tim Rice providing some of the lyrics.Director and head boy Jack Wheatley, said. “For a musical about a seemingly boring board ...

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Top acts for music afternoon

James and Wood plus Donna Wylde are the stars at Gedney Victory Hall on Sunday. Steve James and Martin Coulson make up the double act who will be bringing their brilliant performances all the way from Glasgow.They’re joined by singer and guitarist Donna who was the British Country Music Artist Female Vocalist of the Year in 2008 and 2010.The concert ...

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Fleetwood Machine make live music fun

Go your own way to The South Holland Centre on Saturday (January 20) for a top Fleetwood Mac tribute act. Fleetwood Machine will be playing as the songbirds that have sold millions of records including Albatross, The Chain, Rhiannon and Dreams.A spokesman for the South Holland Centre, said: “A lovingly-crafted, musically-authentic and passionately-performed celebration of one of the greatest bands ...

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SADOS’ festive fare is a family affair

SADOS (Spalding Amateur Dramatic and Operatic Society) are all set for their festive show this weekend. The group are performing A SADOS Christmas Tale at St Margaret’s Hall in Quadring on Friday and Saturday, December 8 and 9.Created by Becca Turner, Dominique Spinks, Lauren Bullock and Matilda May, it also stars Rebecca May Jones, Andrew Rudd, Charlie Russell, Mellissa Ellan-Rose, ...

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Oh What A Night at SHC

Oh What A Night is in store at the South Holland Centre on Saturday (December 2).That’s the name of the Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons tribute set to take you back 60 years to December 63.A spokesman for the South Holland Centre, said: “Let us take you back in time on a musical journey through the incredible career of ...

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Get festive at Singers’ concert

If you’re not yet in the Christmas spirit then a special concert by the South Holland Singers will surely get you in the mood. The group of local entertainers are performing a concert entitled ‘It Came Upon A Midnight Clear’ at St Mary Magdelene Church in Gedney at 7.30pm on Saturday, December 9.They’ll be singing a host of Christmas and ...

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DJ’s latest blast from the past

After a hugely successful job of bringing back an iconic nightclub, a local DJ has his sights on a 90s v 00s night this weekend. Shaun Neal regularly puts on ‘vintage nights’ at Spalding Services Club.On Saturday he’s back behind the decks for the trip to the 1990s and the 2000s.It follows up on the huge success of the Merlins ...

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Pucker up for the Twolips Ball

The annual Twolips Ball fundraiser returns this Saturday with local band Zebra once again playing. The event, organised by the Spalding and Welland Rotary Club, is taking place again at Springfields Exhibition Centre this Saturday, October 21.Rotary president Diane Ridpath said: “We are all looking forward to this exceptional band to make this event the success it was last year, ...

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Award winning band at Long Sutton

Multi-national prize winning band She’Koyokh are playing in Long Sutton on Saturday. Their name means ‘nice one’ in Yiddish and they have toured the world with their fiery and emotional performances of Jewish Eastern Europe folk songs.Their music ranges from intricate rhythms of Bulgaria, soulful Jewish songs and exhilarating Romanian Gypsy dances.The performance at Long Sutton’s Market House is at ...

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Duo help event hop to new venue

Duo The Barhoppers are set to headline the Gedney Sunday afternoon country afternoon as it moves to a new venue. The fortnightly event is switching to the Gedney Victory Hall this Sunday, October 15.Otherwise the details remain the same. Doors are open at 1.30pm for a 2.30pm start.To book a seat ring Mary on 01406 362782.The Barhoppers are Gabbi and ...

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Make this month Rocktober

A Spalding woman has persuaded one of her favourite acts to play at The South Holland Centre to raise funds for palliative care in the town. Emma Peake has organised for The Eddie Seales Band to bring their rock ‘n’ roll, soul and Motown magic to the venue on Friday, October 27 to raise funds for The Tulip Suite at ...

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Learn to Play with town band

Holbeach Town Band is hosting a UK charity Music for All – Learn to Play 23 event on Saturday, October 7. The event, between 10am and midday, offers new and returning musicians a chance to receive a professional music lesson for free.The event is open to all comers, regardless of age, experience and background and aims to inspire, encourage and ...

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Open Mic night in Spalding tonight

Local cultural group White Horse Writers will be restarting their popular Open Mic Nights at Sergi’s Tapas Bar, Francis St, Spalding tonight (Thursday, September 28) at 7pm. These events are open to anyone who wants to try out poetry, music, drama or anything else in front of a friendly audience. One of the organisers, local poet and artist Callum Brazzo, ...

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Keeping up with Aled Jones at SHC

Baby-faced singing sensation Aled Jones is heading to the South Holland Centre. The 52-year-old will be wowing people with his voice and tales of his incredible career in music and in presenting as part of Full Circle in Spalding on Friday October 4, 2024.“It’s time to come Full Circle,” he said. “I’m really excited about this tour. I’ll be telling ...

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