Subject tag: Music

07 April 2021

Instead of hibernating over the winter, Friends of Broomfield Park have been busy organising the Broomfield Summer Festival, an amazing array of music, theatre, dance, cinema, family and food events.

23 December 2020

St Harmonica's Blues Club is locked down again, but it hasn't stopped regular club attendees writing to Santa requesting their favourite Christmas records. You can hear them all in the St Harmonica's Christmas Playlist.

13 December 2020

Enfield Choral Society's first ever virtual concert is being premiered on YouTube on 19th December. You can 'attend' the 'live' performance or catch up with it later.

09 December 2020

Southgate Opera and Winchmore Hill-based ELODS are among four musical theatre companies that perform at Wyllyots Theatre in Potters Bar. This month they have launched a series of YouTube videos of special performances celebrating musical theatre, all recorded out of lockdown at Wyllyots. They're free, but you're encouraged to contribute to fundraising in support of Wyllyots and NHS Charities Together.

02 December 2020

The new Tier 2 criteria mean that we won't be able to bring you any live blues at the Southgate Club for a while. The Southgate Club is either a concert venue, in which case no alcohol, or a bar in which alcohol can be served only with a substantial meal; in either case it just isn't viable. Thanks to Mark Hawkins' filming and editing skills we now have more offerings for you on the St Harmonica's You Tube Channel with That Blue Patch and the Cadillac Kings' performances from October 30th now available.

18 November 2020

Thanks to the filming and editing skills of Mark and Katie Hawkins, it's now possible to relive the Blues Chapter mini residency at St Harmonicas supported by Big Alan Craig with Lindsay Fraser Craig, or catch it for the first time.

04 November 2020

Fortunately, St Harmonica's didn't waste the few weeks that live music was able to return to the Southgate Club. Thanks to the filming skills of Mark and Katie Hawkins, edited footage from the September and October gigs is gradually being uploaded to the St Harmonica's YouTube Channel. Plus, download a recording from Lockdown Part 1 by local musician Tig Trafford.

22 September 2020

A new single written by two musicians from Palmers Green vividly portrays life on the NHS frontline at the height of the pandemic. Working on the Frontline was written by Kate St John and Neill McColl and is performed by BAFTA-nominated actor and singer Jessie Buckley and her band Jessie & The Leonards.

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16 September 2020

This is possibly our final playlist in this series, as we plan to return to live music at St Harmonica's on Friday 25 September 2020 (sorry - already sold out!), regulations permitting. It features some of our regular performers, hopefully coming to play for us again soon. We hope you have enjoyed the playlists over the past six months.

08 September 2020

Only two weeks until St Harmonica's restarts at the Southgate Club - reserve your seat now. In the meantime, we have another fine selection - Unplugged and Mellow - chosen by Simon Bennett.

02 September 2020

Simon Gilbert, former choral director of the Enfield Community Singers, invites everybody to join him to sing for fun at the Dugdale Centre, Enfield Town's top entertainment spot.

27 August 2020

This week's selection was chosen by Mark Olbrich.

12 August 2020

The songs for the 20th virtual St Harmonica's have been compiled by a couple of Low Down Dogs. The theme is (loosely) 'Here's one I didn';t write myself'; the sub-title could be: 'Did you realise this wasn't the original?

05 August 2020

This week's playlist was selected by Dave Thomas and is described by John Crowther as 'foot-tappingly fine'. Can't argue with that..

29 July 2020

This week's playlist reflects the rich and varied musical tastes of Ruth & Dave Buckwell, otherwise known as That Blue Patch. We start with a fitting tribute to recently departed Peter Green, one of the greatest UK blues musicians of all time..

22 July 2020

'What is the connection?' asks Simon Bennett, compiler of this week's playlist.

15 July 2020

Judy Dyble, a founder member of Fairport Convention, has died aged 71. She was born at the North Middlesex Hospital and educated at Minchenden School.

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15 July 2020

This week we return, at long last, to a line-up full of people who play at St Harmonica's Blues Club. Like what you hear? Come and find us in Southgate on a Friday night when we are eventually able to re-open. In the meantime, find some more of their YouTube videos, and visit their websites to see what else they've been up to!

08 July 2020

Greetings, and welcome to another weekly playlist from St Harmonica's Blues Club. Last time we did an Ask the Audience playlist we received so many requests and recommendations we couldn't fit them all into one list. So here comes Part 2. Many, many thanks to all the contributors..

30 June 2020

This week's St Harmonica's playlist was compiled and annotatedby 'Little Paul' Besterman. From the honking and wailing of Gatortail Jackson through the downhome of Dr.Ross Sonny Boy Son House Willie Mctell stopping off in Chicago for Muddy Junior Wells, to the Screaming of Jay Hawkins, a trip of various styles possibly driven by Memphis Minnie's chauffeur. Listen, bop, or weep - it's all Blues.