Live Music Now News


David Lyttle takes on Ambassador role for Live Music Now Northern Ireland

Tuesday 30th January 2018

  The UK’s leading musicians’ development and music outreach charity Live Music Now is delighted to announce MOBO nominated Irish musician David Lyttle as Ambassador for its Northern Irish branch. Lyttle, virtuoso jazz drummer, recording artist, composer and producer, was a musician on the… [read more]


Nine new musicians join LMN in Northern Ireland

Friday 10th November 2017

Nine of Northern Ireland’s most talented young musicians have joined the ranks of music charity Live Music Now, to bring the joy and wellbeing of participatory music into schools, care homes, day centres and other community settings. They will embark on a programme of specialist… [read more]


Limavady residents take centre stage

Thursday 22nd June 2017

  Local residents will take centre stage at 11am on Friday 30 June at the Roe Valley Arts and Cultural Centre at a special concert featuring local songs and stories. The event marks the finale of a six month project delivered by Live… [read more]


Thousands of local school children to put their Jazz hands on with Live Music Now

Tuesday 18th April 2017

  Leading music charity Live Music Now is undertaking a mammoth outreach programme to over 4,000 local schoolchildren as part of the build up to this year's City of Derry Jazz and Big Band Festival. Delivering half hour interactive sessions of jazz music,… [read more]


Calling talented young musicians in Northern Ireland

Tuesday 18th April 2017

  Live Music Now, the leading musicians’ development charity, is looking for talented young musicians to audition for a place on its prestigious scheme, which counts leading musicians David Lyttle, Gerard McChrystal and Lorna Henry among its alumni. Musicians of all genres, including jazz,… [read more]


New video captures LMN Northern Ireland at work

Friday 7th October 2016

The Northern Irish branch of Live Music Now has produced its first short video, showing the impact of live music on older people in day centres. Filmed at Foyleville Day Centre, Derry-Londonderry, the video features two of Northern Ireland’s most promising young musicians – mezzo… [read more]


Profile: Louis McTeggart

Tuesday 26th May 2015

LMN Singer/songwriter Louis McTeggart joined the scheme in Northern Ireland last year. He met up with our John Leighton to discuss his adventures and experiences with us, so far... How did you find the audition process? The audition was actually one of the hardest… [read more]


Happy Birthday Ian Stoutzker!

Wednesday 21st January 2015

‘My most profound thanks of all go to Ian Stoutzker, our staunch and generous Chairman. He has supported and led Live Music Now since its earliest days; he has given unstintingly in many ways, always guided by his deep faith in the ideals of the… [read more]