LUNCHTIME MUSIC IN THE READING ROOM

A programme of FREE music events – 2nd March

The Barlow will be running a monthly live music spot on Saturday lunchtimes featuring different genres of music:  jazz, folk, classical, rock and blues.  Enjoy a drink and a bite to eat while you listen and relax.   All events start around 1.30 pm for an hour (or so).

The first session on 2nd February was very enjoyabe with Watch the Wall.  Next month a complete change of direction with One Foot in the Groove:

Dates confirmed so far are:

2nd March – One Foot in the Groove – unplugged – Rock and pop

6th April – Jazz with Cassis Collective – smooth contemporary Jazz

4th May – MALpractice

8th June – Tooti Flooti

Find out more about MALpractice:

MALpractice formed 3 years ago in Edgworth. Martin (guitar and vocals), Andrew (percussion and vocals) and Lesley (fiddle) are hosts and house band at the monthly Folk and Americana open-mic held at the Irwell Works Brewery in Ramsbottom.  Their repertoire is mainly Americana based, together with some rowdy UK & Irish folk songs. Expect plenty of singalong opportunities!

Find out more about Cassis Collective:

Performing classic jazz songs with verve and sophistication.  The Cassis Collective play regularly at the Uber Trendy Altrincham Market but you can see them on your doorstep. We have Ian on guitar, Tom and Tom on double bass and drums, Julie on violin and vocals by Yasmine.

More about Tooti Flooti

Formed in 1992, Tooti Flooti is one of the leading flute groups of its type in Britain. They consist of players from the North West of England including members of the Bolton Symphony Orchestra flute section. The group includes a full range of flutes from piccolo to bass and they are regularly joined in their concerts by percussion and a string bass. They have played throughout the country and have regularly performed at several music festivals including Buxton and Chester. In June 2006 and 2011 they played at an International Music Festival at Belfort, France and have also performed at the British Flute Society International Convention at the Royal Northern College of Music. Their  repertoire ranges from jazz to arrangements of famous classics.  They have produced several CDs including, `Fluticious` and `Travelling light`.