Sidmouth Town Band presents A Christmas Concert

Event Date: 
06/12/2013 - 7:30pm
Manor Pavilion, Sidmouth

The band return with their hugely popular annual Christmas concert, including all your Christmas favourite.

Tickets: £5.

Charlotte sings in tribute to Drummer Lee Rigby

Authored by idewards
Posted: Sun, 11/10/2013 - 10:08am

Exeter singer songwriter Charlotte Ward is to perform at a concert in tribute to murdered soldier Lee Rigby. Over £8,000 has been raised for a trust fund for Lee Rigby's 2 year old son Jack and will be handed over to his trust fund at the event in Market Harborough, Leicestershire, next Saturday.

Charlotte was spotted by organiser Gary Gardner, one of the judges for the Open Mic UK competition: "He came to find me straight after my performance and asked me to play at the concert. It's such a privilege".

Charlotte performed one of her own songs, Sofar, to...

Devon Festival of Remembrance

Event Date: 
07/11/2013 - 7:00pm
The Great Hall, Exeter University

The ever popular band of Her Majesty’s Royal Marines of the Commando Training Centre, Lympstone will again provide the musical accompaniment for this event which has a well established place on the Devon calendar.

The Military Wives’ Choir from Chivenor will also be performing.

This annual tribute to Britain’s Armed Forces will include the Traditional Muster of Standards of Devon’s Royal British Legion and Service Associations, as well as representatives of the Armed Forces, cadet forces, youth groups and emergency services. It will end with a short Service of Remembrance,...

The Zombies

Event Date: 
02/11/2013 - 8:00pm
Exeter Corn Exchange

The legendary Rock/R&B band live in concert.

Featuring original members Colin Blunstone and Rod Argent performing hits like "She's Not There" with songs from their new album 'Breathe Out, Breathe In' and hits from Colin and Rod's solo careers, a rocking good night is ensured for all. 40 years after the release of the Zombies' swansong 'Odessey & Oracle' album, the original members of the group reunited to perform three special live concerts at The Shepherds Bush Empire in London in March of 2008. The result was a triumph and critically acclaimed by the press with 5 star...

Isca Ensemble Gala Anniversary Concert

Event Date: 
30/11/2013 - 7:30pm
Sidmouth Parish Church, Church Lane, Sidmouth

The Isca Ensemble will be celebrating its Tenth Anniversary in 2013. The Ensemble started as a small string group specialising in performances of Rennaisance and early Romantic repertoire. It rapidly grew into a full Chamber Orchestra with added woodwind and brass with a corresponding expansion of repertoire.

We are thrilled that Richard Jenkinson (lead cellist with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and member of the Dante String Quartet) has accepted our invitation to join us for this very special event. He has been a great friend and supporter of the Ensemble for many...

Handel : Music for Vespers

Event Date: 
24/11/2013 - 7:00pm
Exeter Cathedral

As a hugely successful opera composer, Handel was commissioned by the grandest patrons of the day to bring his theatrical brilliance and flair to important ceremonial occasions – his four coronation anthems, used at the coronation of every monarch since 1727, are the most famous example

English Touring Opera’s soloists and period instrument orchestra, the Old Street Band team up with the Gentlemen of the Cathedral’s Choir, Counterpoint and Isca Voices for an evening of Handel's Italian Vespers, staged at Exeter Cathedral.

Written during his visit to Italy, when the...

Gabrielle Aplin

Event Date: 
18/11/2013 - 7:30pm
The Great Hall, Exeter University

South West promoters SW1 Productions are pleased to announce that the superbly talented Gabrielle Aplin will return to region this Autumn for her biggest headline show to date on Monday 18th November, as part of a UK tour.

2013 has seen the continued rise of this UK singer songwriter whose debut album English Rain entered the UK charts at no.2 earlier this month.

SW1 promoted a sell out show with Gabrielle in Falmouth earlier this year and are delighted to be working once again with such a talent.

This show will also be the first for SW1 in The Great Hall in Exeter...

EMG Symphony Orchestra Concert in aid of FORCE Cancer Charity

Event Date: 
23/11/2013 - 7:30pm
The Great Hall, Exeter University

The EMG Symphony Orchestra is putting on a concert in aid of FORCE Cancer Charity on Saturday 23 November at the Great Hall, Exeter University, starting at 7.30pm.

Conducted by Marion Wood, and led by Clare Smith, the orchestra will be performing Prokofiev's Romeo & Juliet (selections from Suites 1 & 2), Symphony No 4 by Brahms, and Sun Paints Rainbows on the Vast Waves by David Bedford.

Tickets range from £8-£15; students and under 16s £5, and are available from: Exeter Tourist Information on 01392 665 885 or from Devon Strings Workshop, 1 Bartholomew St West...

Daniel O'Donnell cancels Plymouth concert to be with critically ill Father-in-law

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Tue, 10/15/2013 - 11:54am

This Friday’s Daniel O’Donnell concert at Plymouth Pavilions has been cancelled, along with the remainder of his UK tour.

Unfortunately, Daniel’s Father-in-law is critical in hospital with a suspected brain hemorrhage, and so understandably Daniel has had no choice but to cancel his shows, for which both Daniel and his management offer their sincere apologies.

A spokesperson for the Pavilions said: “Whilst this cancellation is at very short notice with the show only a few days away, we have extremely robust communication procedures in place and all customers that have...

Exeter Singers Concert

Event Date: 
22/10/2013 - 7:30pm
St. Margaret's Church, Topsham

The Exeter Singers, conducted by Tony Yates and with Matthew Wright on the piano will give a concert of varied choral music to suit all tastes, from Monteverdi to Jerome Kern. The musical items will be interspersed with poetry readings. Tickets cost £5 on the door. The proceeds will go to FORCE.