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Professional Music Promoters News


10/5/2008
Tune Up Tour - Fiddle RendezvousThumbnail for article : Tune Up Tour - Fiddle Rendezvous
21 May 2008 This unique tour brings together three duos consisting of fiddle players with contrasting styles from different countries together with their musical partners.  The three fiddle players are Bruce Molsky (USA), Gerry O'Connor (Ireland) and Mike Vass (Scotland), all well-respected and highly talented.  
2/5/2008
Lyth Arts Centre To Lose Scottish Arts Council Funding From April 2009
The Scottish Arts Council (SAC) has announced that as from April 2009 it will cease to fund Lyth Arts Centre, the only dedicated professional arts venue in Caithness.  The Council has funded the Centre on an annual basis since it first opened in 1977.  
19/3/2008
Catherine Wheels In "Martha"Thumbnail for article : Catherine Wheels In
Lyth Arts Centre - 23 April 2008 Time: 6:00pm Length: 1 hour Age suitability : 4+ "We are proud to play host to one of Scotland's most successful children's theatre companies which is to give eight performances of a delightful work about friendship and trust.  Over 400 children from rural schools in the east of Caithness and Wick will see the show during the week but we are adding an extra family performance on Wednesday at 6pm.  
19/3/2008
Lyth Arts Centre - Tune-Up Tour - Club TromoloThumbnail for article : Lyth Arts Centre - Tune-Up Tour - Club Tromolo
Club Tromolo is a nine-strong team from Glasgow presenting wonky cabaret, music and dancing.  Described by The List as "The most original club night in years ", acts include madly eccentric and surreal characters like ferret-juggling Frank Percy OBE, Mystic Martin, Suzie Sparkle, static acrobat troupe The Flying Frumpingtons, the Govan Seer and many more.  
19/8/2007
Weekend Saxophone Course At Lyth With Carole SutherlandThumbnail for article : Weekend Saxophone Course At Lyth With Carole Sutherland
Held in the stunning Lyth Arts Centre near Wick, Caithness, the Carole Sutherland Saxophone Course offers the opportunity for saxophonists of all ages and levels the chance to learn and perform with others in a supportive and relaxed environment.  To attend the Course you don't have to be a whizz kid on the saxophone although some playing experience would be helpful! The Course will begin on Friday 28th September at 8pm with a short recital given by Carole Sutherland (saxophone) and Laura Baxter (piano).  
16/8/2007
The Lost Forest - Puppet Theatre For Children Over 5 and FamiliesThumbnail for article : The Lost Forest - Puppet Theatre For Children Over 5 and Families
Lyth Arts Centre brings the wonder of Puppet Theatre to Caithness for children over 5 and families.   Indigo Moon theatre group specialises in this art form and is wonderfully entertaining.  
Thurso Live Music Association Season Of Concerts 2007 - 08
If you enjoy classical music but do not have the chance to get to live performances you can catch a few by joining Thurso Live Music Association.  The annual membership for the coming year is 40 and for that you get eight concerts making bargain price of only 5 per concert.  
2/6/2007
The Brigitte Beraha Trio At Lyth Arts CentreThumbnail for article : The Brigitte Beraha Trio At Lyth Arts Centre
A very original Line-up of vocals, trumpet/flugelhorn and piano performing a more melodic programme of jazz and latin standards and original pieces.  Brigitte grew up in France, has worked in the USA and is now based in London.  
27/2/2007
Lyth Arts Centre - Two Shows For The New SeasonThumbnail for article : Lyth Arts Centre  - Two Shows For The New Season
March 2007 sees the start of the new season March - December 2007.   Membership fees are now due and at 15 for single or 25 for two people its an easy way to support this great arts place in Caithness.  
7/9/2006
Lyth Arts Centre - September 2006 ProgrammeThumbnail for article : Lyth Arts Centre - September 2006 Programme
BLAS-festival presents CLAN 6 September 7.30pm Mary Ann Kennedy, Kenna Campbell, Wilma Kennedy and Maggie Macdonald are four of the most distinguished Gaelic singers of our age, all Mod medal winners and well known throughout Scotland.  They are joined by musicians Angus, Kenneth and Calum Mackenzie who hail from Mabou in Cape Breton, a community rich in Gaelic tradition and language, to create an evening of great music.  
1/5/2006
A Feast Of Entertainment At Lyth In MayThumbnail for article : A Feast Of Entertainment At Lyth In May
Lyth Arts Centre continues to bring a huge variety of high quality live entertainment to Caithness.   May is no exception with a fantastic variety of drama, music and comedy with nationally and internationally respected groups coming to the county.  
27/3/2006
New Face of Caithness Visual ArtsThumbnail for article : New Face of Caithness Visual Arts
"FaceNorth" visual arts residency run by Northlands Glass and Lyth Arts Centre is now up and running and going from strength to strength.  The residency, funded by the Scottish Arts Council and Caithness and Sutherland Enterprise agency, offers the opportunity for local community groups with little or no arts skills to engage with professional artists Kate Williams, Shelagh Swanson and Alistair Pender over the coming months.  
Six Of The Best + One At Skinandi's
On Sunday the 9th of April 2006, Skinandi's in Thurso will be host to six of the best bands in Caithness.   New music promotions company, Rot'nRoll are staging a Benefit Concert to aid the quality of life for a quality family living with cancer.  
Configure8 Ensemble Coming To Thurso For ConcertThumbnail for article : Configure8 Ensemble Coming To Thurso For Concert
The ensemble Configure8 are well known for their concerts allover the UK.   The talented group consists of 8 musicians and five of them (Strings) will be appearing in Thurso at the High School as part of the Thurso Live Music Association season of music.  
16/2/2006
National Theatre Of Scotland Offers Free Theatrical Events Including CaithnessThumbnail for article : National Theatre Of Scotland Offers Free Theatrical Events Including Caithness
A completely unique, never-to-be-repeated event: ten inspiring directors, ten surprising locations, ten brand new pieces of simultaneous site-responsive theatre created across the country to mark the launch of the National Theatre of Scotland.   In Aberdeen, Caithness, Dumfries, Dundee, East Lothian, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness Shetland and Stornoway With 10 directors - Graham Eatough, Scott Graham, Stewart Laing, Matthew Lenton, Kenny Miller, Anthony Neilson, Alison Peebles, Gill Robertson, John Tiffany and Wils Wilson.  
Thurso Live Music Association Season Of Concerts 2005 - 2006
If you enjoy classical music but do not have the chance to get to live performances you can catch a few by joining Thurso Live Music Association.   The annual membership for the coming year is 40 and for that you get eight concerts making bargain price of only 5 per concert.