A programme of FREE music events – 4th May
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).
Dates confirmed so far are:
4th May – MALpractice
8th June – Tooti Flooti
6th July – Edgworth School Choir
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!
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`.