Music

Concert at the Abbey

Divers Voyces will be putting on a concert at Crowland Abbey on Saturday night. The concert will feature music by Palestrina, Parsons and Mouton, and starts at 7.30pm. Admission is £8, payable at the door.

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Up and coming folk band live on stage

All Folk’d Up Saturday, June 18, 7.30pm Blackfriars Arts Centre, Boston TIckets £18 Box office: 01205 363108 www.blackfriarsartscentre.co.uk All Folk’d Up were formed by lead singer and accomplished banjo player Pauric Mohan during his days as a student of music in Dublin in 2009. The band quickly found themselves signed to a residency at the World Famous Temple Bar and ...

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Vocal group Blake perform in Spalding

Blake South Holland Centre, Spalding Saturday, June 11, 7.30pm Tickets £22 Box office 01775 764777 Blake are touring the UK and they’re performing at the South Holland Centre on June 11. Known for their ability to perform a huge mix of genres, the group use rich vocal harmonies to perform classic songs in their inimitable style. The tour follows appearances ...

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Classical concert

Crowland Abbey hosts a recital by Mezzo Soprano Isabel Gray on Saturday at 7.30pm. Isabel and her accompanist on the organ, James Reed, will be singing a variety of songs from the classical repertoire. Refreshments will be provided. Entry is free but a donation would be appreciated. The programme includes The Virgin Mary’s Expostulation, Ave Maria, “Desdemona’s Aria” from Otello, ...

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Watson in new show

2015 was a phenomenal year for Russell Watson, with a sell-out UK tour, special guest performances at US National Memorial Day in Washington DC, the Caracalla Unicef Concert in Rome and BBC Proms In the Park. The UK’s best selling classical crossover artist of all time returns to the stage in 2016 with a stunning collection of best loved songs. ...

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Traditional music workshops for all and evening concert

Traditional music will have a traditional setting this May Bank Holiday Monday when John Dipper and Dave Malkin host an afternoon of workshops and an evening concert in the unique setting of the art barn at Woodlands Organic Farm at Kirton. Workshops will take place from 2.30pm, dissecting technique and exploring the intricacies of performing and arranging traditional music. All ...

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Classical concert not to miss

South Holland Singers are presenting a feast of choral music in All Saints Church, Holbeach, on Saturday, May 14 and will be accompanied by The Lincolnshire Chamber Orchestra. This is an opportunity to attend a concert of classical music involving a total of some 100 singers and musicians which is rarely available in south Lincolnshire. The main work of the ...

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Musical treat part of flower festival

Acapella group The Queen’s Six are performing in Pinchbeck as part of this year’s church flower festival. Based at Windsor Castle, the members of The Queen’s Six make up half of the Lay Clerks of St George’s Chapel, whose homes lie within the castle walls. This rare privilege demands the highest musical standards, as they sing regularly for the Royal ...

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Bluegrass band from the USA

The Railsplitters South Holland Centre, Spalding Thursday, April 7, 8pm Tickets £12.50, £11.50 and £7.50 Box office 01775 764777 www.southhollandcentre.co.uk Working out of the Colorado Rockies and renowned across America for their exhilarating performances, The Railsplitters have made a huge impact in recent times. Playing with the kind of grace and confidence expected from their elders, they have a depth ...

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Country tribute act

The Country Superstars Experience comes to the Cresset, Peterborough on Friday (March 25). This show is hosted by Sarah Jayne who has been performing as Dolly Parton for over 22 years. Sarah Jayne and award winning vocal impersonator Andy Crust take us on a journey through time meeting some of the most influential icons who shaped country music. The show features ...

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Fundraising concert

Pavanotti, alter-ego of Pinchbeck singer Jeff Woods, is presenting a fundraising concert of great singing and great fun at St Laurence Church, Surfleet, on Friday at 7.30pm. Admission is £10, including wine and nibbles, and profits will go to the flower fund. Pavanotti has given several fundraising concerts at local churches – most recently at Crowland Abbey, Moulton Chapel and Long ...

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Soprano’s debut performance

Soprano Payee Chen will make her debut with the City of Peterborough Symphony Orchestra on Sunday, February 28. The Taiwan-born singer will perform a selection of Mahler’s songs at the Voyager Academy, Walton, Peterborough, from 3pm-4.30pm. Tickets cost £12.50 and £10.50 and are available on the door or from www.cpso.org.uk

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Brit Award winners on stage

Brit Award winning vocal group Blake appear at the South Holland Centre, Spalding, on June 11 and tickets are selling fast. Known for their ability to perform a huge mix of genres, the group use rich vocal harmonies to perform classic songs in their inimitable style. The tour follows appearances on The Graham Norton Show, The One Show and Strictly ...

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60s & 70s fundraiser

A charity event at Pinchbeck Village Hall will help the victims of the UK’s December floods. The 60s and 70s night is being held at the hall on Friday, February 19. Entertainment will include live music from 70s recording artist Fraz and there will be a disco and raffle. Doors open at 7.30pm and there will be a licensed bar. ...

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Chamber Orchestra

The European Union Chamber Orchestra will be performing at the South Holland Centre, Spalding, on February 11 from 7.30pm. Directed by Hans-Peter Hofmann and featuring Tillett Trust Young Artist Platform soloist Soh-Yon Kim, the concert will include a special appearance by members of Lincolnshire County Youth Orchestra. The programme features a romantic suite by Grieg, a great Mozart concerto, a ...

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Jazz singer Clare promises night of big band classics

Clare Teal and Her Mini Big Band South Holland Centre, Spalding Friday, January 29, 8pm Tickets £22/£21 Box office: 01775 764777 Clare Teal’s Mini Big Band concerts are becoming renowned across the country for their energetic exuberance and for offering audiences evenings of unbridled entertainment. Backed by a spectacular band of first rate musicians, award winning jazz singer and BBC ...

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Perfect tribute to Kenny and Dolly

Islands in the Stream – Tribute act Key Theatre, Peterborough Saturday, 30 January, 7.30pm Tickets £19.50 Box office: 01733 207239 The perfect tribute, celebrating the queen and king of country, Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers… Stacked with country music’s greatest hits including Jolene, Ruby, 9 to 5, Lucille, Here You Come Again, The Gambler, Coward of the County, Love is ...

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Folk club concert

Spalding Folk Club presents John Dipper and Dave Malkin South Holland Centre, Spalding Wednesday, 8.15pm Tickets £6 John Dipper (fiddle, viola d’amore) and Dave Malkin (guitar, vocal) have roots in the tradition but are known for their compositions as much as their exquisite playing. John plays in the string quartet Methera, and Dave studied guitar at Trinity Laban Conservatoire. They ...

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South Holland Singers upcoming concert

South Holland Singers’ upcoming concert will feature four young professional soloists. The show takes place in St Mary and St Nicolas Church, Spalding, on Saturday. Conducted by Robin Carter, it will contain two works – Handel’s Dettingen Te Deum and Haydn’s Imperial Nelson Mass – which have a similarity and a connecting theme in that they both commemorate victories over ...

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No need to walk 500 miles for Proclaimers

The Proclaimers King’s Lynn Corn Exchange Friday, November 6, 7.30pm Tickets £29.50 Box office: 01775 476777 Strikingly individual, twin brothers Craig and Charlie Reid have over the years enjoyed huge successes across the globe and in April 2015 release their tenth album on the Cooking Vinyl label. They have carved a niche for themselves where pop, folk, new wave and ...

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