Professional Music Promoters News
Horse & Bamboo Theatre in Angus - Weaver of Grass Time: 20:00:00 Location: Lyth Arts Centre Length: 75 mins. Age suitability : 10+ Drama - Horse & Bamboo Theatre in Angus - Weaver of Grass, Mon 10th Sep.
Samba Sene & Diwan in concert (promenade performance) Time: 20:00:00 Location: Lyth Arts Centre Age suitability : all ages World Music - Samba Sene & Diwan in concert (promenade performance) Friday, 28th Sept, 8pm, all ages Scottish-based Senegalese singer Samba Sene and his band Diwan come to Lyth for an evening of exuberant and funky afro-beat dance grooves: "mblax". With colourful costumes and traditional instruments, including the kora , the djembe and the tama , the performance has a strong visual element and an irresistible energy, optimism and fun.
Mark Steel's In Town Time: 20:00:00 Location: Lyth Arts Centre Age suitability : 14+ Comedy - Mark Steel's In Town, Mon 1st Oct 8pm, age 14+ Mark Steel is one of Britain's top stand-up comedians. He is regular on panel shows such as the BBC's Have I Got News For You, QI, Mock the Week and Radio 4's Newsquiz.
Time: 13:00:00 Location: Lyth Arts Centre Length: 2 days Jazz - Jazz Exchange September 2012 Saturday 15th Sept. 1pm - 10pm Sunday 16th Sept.
Tommy Smith Youth Jazz Orchestra in concert Time: 20:00:00 Location: Lyth Arts Centre Age suitability : 10+ Jazz - Tommy Smith Youth Jazz Orchestra in concert Saturday, 15th Sept, 8pm, age 10+ Tommy Smith is a Scottish jazz performer and composer with an international reputation. A child prodigy he recorded his first album Giant Strides (1983) at the age of sixteen.
Tristan Lee - Summer evening chamber recital Time: 20:00:00 Location: Lyth Arts Centre Length: 2 hours Interval: yes Age suitability : 8+ Tristan Lee - Summer evening chamber recital Fri. 13th July, 8pm, 2hrs.
Time: 20:00:00 Location: Lyth Arts Centre Length: 2 hours Interval: yes Age suitability : 14+ Cabaret Artist - Barb Jungr in concert Sunday, 17th June, 8pm. 2 hours including interval, age 14+ With rave international reviews and two prestigious New York awards (2008 Nightlife Award for Outstanding Cabaret Vocalist and Best International Artist 2003 Backstage Award), Barb Jungr is renowned for her unique vocal style, novel interpretation of songs and radical approach to arrangements.
The Halton Quartet in concert Time: 20:00:00 Location: Lyth Arts Centre Length: 2 hours Interval: yes Age suitability : 8+ Tuesday, 26th June, 8pm. 2 hours including interval, age 8+ The Halton Quartet comprises the collective talents within two of Scotland's most innovative and captivating duos Angus Lyon/Ruaridh Campbell, and Wingin' It.
Drama - Guy Masterson in "Shylock", Sun. 20th May, 8pm, 2 hrs.
Lyth Arts Centre Folk - The Outside Track in concert, Sat. 26th May, 8pm, 2 hrs.
Classical Piano Recital - Anthony Hewitt in concert, Tue. 29th May, 8pm, 2 hrs.
Animation - Cartoon Theatre in "A Sporting Chance", Sat. 19th May, 7.30pm, 1 hour, no interval, age 5+ Cartoon Theatre has been entertaining children and families in the North of Scotland for the last 15 years.
New Music - Mr. McFall's Chamber in "Four Corners" and members of the Caithness Orchestra Sun.
Drama - Cumbernauld Theatre Co. in "Kidnapped" a Scottish Swashbuckler, Wed.
Film Music - Mon 30th Apr 8pm, 2 x 45 mins. Suitable Age 8+ Raymond Scott wrote and performed remarkable musical scores for all the amusing 1940s Looney Tunes cartoons creating manic off-beat compositions to underscore the antics of characters like Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck.
World Music - Wed 25th Apr 8pm, 2 hours including interval, suitable age 12+ At the centre of this group of well-travelled musicians is the distinctive sound of the bandoneon, that little accordion whose evocative note instantly creates images in one's imagination of the poignant drama of the tango and of an age of brilliantly-lit Buenos Aires ballrooms. But the music itself deserves to be listened to for its own sake and in this acoustic concert performance by young classically trained musicians you will be able to appreciate just how good it is.
Fribo in concert At Lyth Arts Centre, Caithness Folk Music - Sun 15th Apr 8pm, 2 hours including interval, suitbale for age 12+ Fribo is an international meeting of talented musicians. Charismatic singer and flautist Anne Sofie Linge Valdal is Norwegian and percussionist Magnus Lundmark is Swedish.
Drama - Sun 22nd Apr 8pm, 2 hours including interval, suitable age 12+ On their last visit to Lyth this delightful trio of accomplished Scottish actors brought us George Mackay Brown's memorable work "For The Islands I Sing". Now they're back with the rollicking Irish comedy "The Matchmaker" and its cast of improbable characters, all in search of love.
Musical Comedy - The Occasional Cabaret in Apocalypse! Saturday, 29th Oct. 8pm, 2 hrs.
Jazz - Caithness Big Band & David Patrick's Beyond Borders Quintet, Sat. 15th Oct.