Patés & Puds at Hovingham Hall

On Tuesday 17th May, the Yorkshire & Lincolnshire Advisory Committee hosted a “Paté & Puds” fundraising event, as part of the celebrations for Live Music Now’s 45th birthday. Hosted at the beautiful Hovingham Hall in North Yorkshire, sixty guests and committee members watched a performance by Live Music Now guitarist Sam Rodwell. Live Music Now’s […]

Alan leads care home scatting session to “All of Me”

As we celebrate the 45th birthday of our charity, we’re looking at some of our most uplifting moments through music. Alan moved to this care home a year and a half ago following a large bleed to his brain. He was left with aphasia, which affects his speech and he has difficulties with communication. Alan […]

It’s our Birthday! Celebrating 45 years of Social Impact through Music

“Music, amongst all the great arts, is the language which penetrates most deeply into the human spirit…so that it might comfort, heal and bring delight.” Sir Yehudi Menuhin, Live Music Now Founder This May, Live Music Now celebrates forty-five years of social impact through music. From 12-29 May, and centred around our birthday on 25 […]

We’re Hiring! Senior Project Manager posts with Live Music Now Wales

Live Music Now Wales is recruiting for two Senior Project Manager posts; one to lead on work in Adult Social Care and Healthcare settings and the other to lead on work with Children and Young People with a focus on disabled children and young people and those with additional learning needs. Both are permanent part-time […]

Hospice patients compose and record a song for Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

Previously published in Kent Online. Live Music Now musicians are working with hospice patients to professionally record a song to perform as part of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations. Northfleet-based ellenor received funding from Arts Council’s Let’s Create Jubilee Fund in conjunction with Kent Community Foundation to deliver the tune for Her Majesty. ellenor patients […]

Bin There, Drum That! with Live Music Now Wales

Bin There, Drum That! uses music to encourage young people to engage with their community and consider the impact their day-to-day lives have on nature. With help from our musicians, young learners at Coleg Gwent have been building instruments from recyclable waste and using them to make music, as well as writing songs about their […]

Summer jobs for 18-25 year olds with ‘Round Here

https://vimeo.com/703473379 Are you an emerging musician, event producer or digital creative who would like to make a career in the arts? Do you live in or near Barrow-in-Furness, Brierley Hill, Chatham Intra, Huddersfield, Tottenham or Weston-super-Mare? Are you 18-25 years old? Come work with Live Music Now on our upcoming ‘Round Here High Street music […]

Live Music Now launches new musicians’ training frameworks

For 45 years, Live Music Now has been at the forefront of delivering social impact through music. Bringing together musicians and those living and working in care settings, as well as children and young people with additional learning needs, Live Music Now supports communities traditionally facing social exclusion and disadvantage with the transformative power of […]

School children get a taste of Jazz in Northern Ireland

Almost 2,500 school children across Derry and Strabane are getting into the swing ahead of this year’s City of Derry Jazz and Big Band Festival, as part of Live Music Now’s primary schools programme. Fifteen local schools are enjoying a series of jazz taster performances delivered by LMN Northern Ireland musicians, John Leighton and Meilana […]

New musicians join LMN Northern Ireland

Live Music Now Northern Ireland welcomes eight new musicians, spanning musical styles as diverse as Irish trad, jazz and flamenco. New recruits include jazz duo John Leighton and Meilana Gillard, two Irish trad duos – Ciara Jackson and Rowan Warner-Leicester (Dancing Embers), Fióna Ní Mhearáin and Kevin McCullagh (Fánaid), singer songwriter Amanda St John and […]