Music

Top American roots band set to make South Holland debut

A top American roots band will be making their debut appearance at the South Holland Centre this month.     Lindsay Lou and the Flatbellys play their maiden performance on Sunday, January 29, after two headline slots at the prestigious Celtic Connections Festival.   With roots in the Great Lakes State of Michigan and now based in Nashville, there is ...

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Win tickets to see all-star show at 60s spectacular

An all-star line-up will be featuring in the 60s Spectacular at the South Holland Centre next month – and we have two pairs of tickets to be won.   Live Promotions have put together an electrifying show for the event which takes place on Saturday, February 18.   Topping the bill are the fabulous Merseybeats who are regarded as one ...

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Acclaimed singer to visit Baptist Church as part of tour series

Acclaimed British singer and songwriter Philippa Hanna will be performing in Spalding next month.     The Sheffield-based singer will be bringing her Speed Of Light Acoustic Tour to the Spalding Baptist Church on Thursday, February 16, with doors opening at 7pm.   Her visit is part of a series of performances at church venues across the country following her ...

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Unique opportunity to join covers band

A rare and unique opportunity to join one of the country’s favourite covers bands is about to become available. Lead guitarist Phil Wright has decided to hang his guitar up for the last time with Zebra. And the Spalding-based group is now looking for someone to join the band when Phil retires in January. Phil said: “It’s been an honour and a privilege ...

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Touring band to visit Pinchbeck

One of Britain’s hardest working touring bands is coming to play at Pinchbeck Village Hall on Friday, December 2.   Diss-based rockers Walkway play upwards of 130 gigs a year all over the country.   They have supported some of the biggest names on the music scene including The Darkness, Black Stone Cherry, Bernie Marsden (Whitesnake), Graham Bonnet (Rainbow) and ...

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Award winners hope to be a cut above the rest

A multi award-winning roadshow will be visiting the South Holland Centre this month. The Demon Barbers XL will be bringing their Disco At The Tavern tour to the Market Place venue on Friday, October 14. They arrive in Spalding on the back of high-profile shows at Glastonbury Festival and five-star reviews for their two-week run at Edinburgh Fringe. The part-gig, ...

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American trio The Stray Birds come to Spalding

Hailing from south-eastern Pennsylvania, The Stray Birds have crafted an original sound that draws upon the richness of American country/folk music traditions – with tight acoustic arrangements, stunning three part harmonies and heart-wrenching songs. This American trio have quickly become one of the hottest bands on the US roots music circuit, with their latest album “Magic Fire”, produced by the ...

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Band needs new singer

Local band The Soundinjectors are looking for a female vocalist. The current lead singer is leaving after ten years due to family commitments. The band plays most weekends and could give an aspiring musician a chance to get on the entertainment ladder. The band is based in the Spalding area and rehearses once a week. Call Dean on 07790 547464 ...

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Step back in time to the 80s

Time to dig out your legwarmers once more and head back to what has been described by some as “the greatest decade in the history of music”. Join the KLFM gang for Back to the 80s – an evening of great live music and all of your 80s favourites at King’s Lynn Corn Exchange on Friday, September 9 (7.30pm -11.30pm). ...

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Something for all at music and beer fest

Looking for something to do at the weekend? Look no further. Holbeach Music & Beer Festival takes place on Friday, Saturday and Sunday at The Holbeach United Community Sports Academy. Organiser Sean Taylor promises a “high standard” in the music line-up with special headline acts to close the festival each day. Attractions will include inflatables, outdoor games, hot and cold ...

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Musical evening with Matt Ford

Alongside eight of the UK’s top jazz musicians, courtesy of the Gary Stevens House Band, Matt Ford will enchant you with ballads from Sinatra, Crosby, Bennett, Monro and more. He takes to the stage at Spalding’s South Holland Centre on Friday night at 7.30pm. Tickets are £18 and can be booked through the box office on 01775 764777.

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Music and fun for all at annual Party in the Park

Bakkavor’s annual Party in the Park returns on Saturday for an evening of music and fun. The event takes place at Spalding’s Springfields Events Centre from 6pm. Bakkavor is celebrating its 30th anniversary and entertainment has been lined up to mark all three decades, starting with the 80s Experience Tribute Band. This will be followed by a Take That tribute ...

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Live music

The South Holland Centre’s young programmers “Youth Takeover” go alfresco for the summer edition of their popular Acoustic Café on Tuesday. This music event brings local, young acts to Spalding’s beautiful Ayscoughfee Gardens playing live music for everyone to enjoy. It’s a free event so just turn up from 6pm with a blanket and maybe a picnic for a relaxing ...

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Church choir concert

Spalding Parish Church Choir hosts an informal evening of music on Sunday at 6.30pm. Songs will include Moon River, The Impossible Dream, Eternal Flame, You’ll Never Walk Alone, Consider Yourself (from Oliver), The Heavens are Telling and The Hallelujah Chorus. The concert takes place at Spalding Parish Church. Admission is free and there will be a retiring collection for choir ...

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Summer singing social

Spalding’s regular Voices Unplugged singing group, led by Jane Wells, meets regularly throughout the autumn and winter to prepare for an informal concert. On Saturday there will be a summer singing social which is a chance for new people to meet regular members of Voices Unplugged, and enjoy an afternoon of singing together. The event takes place at Methodist Church ...

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Favourite soprano is on King’s Lynn stage

Lesley Garrett Sunday, July 24, 7.30pm King’s Lynn Corn Exchange Tickets £25 Box office: 01553 764864 www.kingslynncornexchange.co.uk Fresh from a further successful production at Opera North, soprano Lesley Garrett returns to the recital stage with special guest, British baritone Roland Wood, who made his debut at the Royal Opera, Covent Garden. Together with pianist Anna Tilbrook they present a varied ...

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Folk club concert

Greg Russell and Ciaran Algar are two of the most sought-after performers on today’s folk circuit. Thanks to Spalding Folk Club, they perform at Spalding’s South Holland Centre on Wednesday, July 6, at 8.15pm. Ciaran is a former all-Ireland fiddle champion and Greg was already established as a solo singer and guitarist before they joined forces in 2011. Tickets are ...

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Get into the Rhythm of the Dance

Rhythm of the Dance Key Theatre, Peterborough Wednesday, June 29, 2.30pm & 7.30pm Tickets £25 Box office 01733 207239 www.vivacity-peterborough.com This incredible live show celebrates the rich history of Ireland and the art of Irish dance, from the disciplined Celtic Step to the sensual, ancient Sean Nos dance style. Rhythm of the Dance creates a new era in Irish entertainment, ...

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Check out music festival line up

The Rick Parfitt Jnr Band has been announced as the headline act for this year’s Holbeach Music & Beer Festival. Plans are well underway for this year’s event, which takes place on August 5, 6 and 7 at The Holbeach United Community Sports Academy. Organiser Sean Taylor promises a “high standard” in the music line-up with special headline acts to ...

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A chance to see The Proclaimers

The Proclaimers The Cresset, Peterborough Sunday, August 7, 7.30pm Tickets £30 Box office 01733 265705 Strikingly individual, twin brothers Craig and Charlie Reid have enjoyed huge successes across the globe and in April last year released their tenth album. They have carved a niche for themselves where pop, folk, new wave and punk collide as the emotional honesty, political fire, ...

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