Music Reviews

Wistaston Singers concert raises £185 for church fund

Wistaston Singers concert raises £185 for church fund

By Jonathan White
A Wistaston Singers fund-raising concert at the Parish Church of St Andrew in Crewe has helped raise £185 for the Church restoration fund.

Phil Houghton, the group’s musical director, led the concert and also introduced each song and soloist.

October 9, 2015
Packed Nantwich Civic Hall enjoy Meet the Beatles night

Packed Nantwich Civic Hall enjoy Meet the Beatles night

Hundreds of fans of the Fab Four packed into Nantwich Civic Hall for a night of Beatles-mania!

More than 400 tickets were sold as the hall welcomed a sell-out audience to watch tribute band, Meet The Beatles.

September 13, 2015
Mayor enjoys St Mary’s Church summer serenade concert

Mayor enjoys St Mary’s Church summer serenade concert

Nantwich Mayor Cllr Andrew Martin was among a packed audience at St Mary’s Church Summer Serenade Concert.

The concert brought together a number of choirs from around the area including Simply Allsorts, Simply Harmony, Dolly Mixtures and Singcoption, directed by Chris Hale.

July 16, 2015
Toyah Willcox Nantwich Civic Hall show in pictures

Toyah Willcox Nantwich Civic Hall show in pictures

Legendary singer Toyah Willcox wowed a packed Nantwich Civic Hall as fans queued around the block to watch her perform.

The original Princess of Punk arrived in town during her UK Close Up and Personal Tour.

July 13, 2015
19th Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival kicks off with a bang

19th Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival kicks off with a bang

By Jonathan White
The 19th Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival has kicked off with a rip-roaring first night.

Organisers expect up to 40,000 people to attend the festival over its five-day period (April 2-6) with more than 100 performances at 16 venues in Nantwich.

April 3, 2015
Review: Heritage Opera’s “La Traviata”, Nantwich Civic

Review: Heritage Opera’s “La Traviata”, Nantwich Civic

By Claire Faulkner
Heritage Opera returned to Nantwich Civic Hall this week with an outstanding performance of ‘La Traviata’

Testament to the company’s growing reputation was evident in the sheer number of people who had travelled to see their latest production.

March 17, 2015
‘The Ultimate Christmas Party’ rocks Nantwich music fans

‘The Ultimate Christmas Party’ rocks Nantwich music fans

By Jonathan White
‘The Ultimate Christmas Party: Through The Decades’ took place at Nantwich Civic Hall.

Men on stilts entertained the audience by performing tricks before the music started.

December 15, 2014
South Cheshire Orchestra performs at Nantwich Methodist

South Cheshire Orchestra performs at Nantwich Methodist

By Jonathan White
The South Cheshire Orchestra performed the first concert of their 2014-2015 season at Nantwich Methodist Church in Hospital Street.

The conductor was Alex Leadbeater and the Leader was Lewis Goodrich.

November 26, 2014
South Cheshire George Formby Ukulele Society celebrates 20 years

South Cheshire George Formby Ukulele Society celebrates 20 years

By Jonathan White
South Cheshire George Formby Ukulele Society has celebrated its 20th anniversary at a concert in Wistaston Memorial Hall.

The event included group and solo ukulele performances, a harmonica solo, plus solo and duet singing.

November 17, 2014
Hundreds enjoy ‘Lifejam’ music event in aid of RNLI

Hundreds enjoy ‘Lifejam’ music event in aid of RNLI

By Jonathan White
A special music event took place near Nantwich to help raise money for the RNLI.

‘Lifejam’ was the idea of former Audlem resident Reuben Palin and took place to raise money for a new £8.5 million RNLI Lifeboat Station in St David’s, Wales.

October 20, 2014
Review: Enzo hosts Nantwich Words and Music Festival “Acoustic Event”

Review: Enzo hosts Nantwich Words and Music Festival “Acoustic Event”

By Kirsty Rollings
Award-winning Nantwich Coffee Shop, Enzo, hosted an acoustic set as part of 2014’s Words and Music Festival.

Pizza and other Italian dishes were being served early evening, as festival organiser Nigel Stonier, introduced the set.

October 11, 2014
Review: Ian McCulloch thrills Nantwich crowd with festival show

Review: Ian McCulloch thrills Nantwich crowd with festival show

By Kirsty Rollings
Ian McCulloch performed an intimate headlining event at The Crown Hotel in Nantwich as part of the Words and Music Festival, writes Kirsty Rollings.

The 80’s post-punk vocalist from Echo and the Bunneymen drew in a sell-out crowd from Nantwich and the surrounding areas.

October 9, 2014
More than 120 enjoy Richmond Village Nantwich proms

More than 120 enjoy Richmond Village Nantwich proms

More than 120 people enjoyed a night of live music from The Co-Operative Funeralcare Band as they played rousing music at The Richmond Nantwich Summer Proms.

October 6, 2014