Transforming Communities

We’re hiring! Community Fundraising Officer

  Contract type Full time, fixed-term (12 months from January 2024) Pay scale £24,400 – £26,700 (dependent on experience) Location Office-based, either in London or Cardiff Deadline to apply 9am on Monday 30 October 2023 How to apply Click here to read the full job description and person specification in English. Click here for Welsh. […]

Live Music Now musicians on why they like working with us…

We asked some of our musicians what they enjoyed about working with us. If you are interested in joining Live Music Now, click here for more information. Jali Bakary Konteh – kora player My Musical Journey I come from Gambia in West Africa. I play the Kora, which is like a harp with 21 strings. […]

Autism Resource Bases Music Programme

“A lot of our pupils have counselling, a lot are involved with CAMHS and to be honest what you did was more useful.” Teacher Our Autism Resource Bases Music Programme completed its first year in July 2023. Funded by Youth Music, made possible by the National Lottery through Arts Council England, our three-year pilot programme […]

CALLING ALL MUSICIANS in London and the South East!

Elderly man smiling sitting next to musician playing guitar.

Live Music Now is looking to recruit exceptional professional musicians in London and the South East. Applications are open here and recruitment workshops will be held in London in November 2023. The deadline for applications is 9am on Monday 16th October 2023. Live Music Now musicians work flexibly in a wide range of community and public settings including special schools, care homes and […]

Live Music Now musicians Filkin’s Drift walk the Wales Coast Path

870 miles – 2 musicians – 40 shows To release their new record ‘Rembard’s Retreat’, Live Music Now musicians Seth Bye and Chris Roberts of Filkin’s Drift are walking the entire Wales Coast Path, performing every night on the journey. A radical approach to sustainable touring. With the climate emergency sharply in focus and people […]

Songs & Scones Concerts in Medway

A social afternoon of music, conversation and cake in Medway Libraries! Chatham LibraryCommunity HubDock RoadChatham, Kent ME4 4TX   Hempstead LibraryHempstead RoadHempsteadGillinghamKentME7 3QG Luton Library2 Nelson TerraceLutonChathamKentME5 7LA Lordswood LibraryKestrel RoadLordswoodChathamKentME5 9LR Second Friday of each monthConcerts 2:30-4pm (unless otherwise stated) Live Music Now’s Songs & Scones concerts are a great opportunity for older people […]

We’re Hiring! Rydyn ni’n cyflogi! Project Manager, Cymru/Wales

Live Music Now Cymru is looking for an experienced Project Manager to join our team in Wales. Contract type Full time, fixed term contract to 28th July 2024 Pay scale £27,000 – 30,000 per annum (dependent on experience) Location Cardiff Bay (Live Music Now Cymru office) primarily, with option for some home working Deadline to […]

We’re Hiring! Musicians’ Coordinator

Live Music Now is looking for a Musicians’ Coordinator to join our UK team, working out of our London office in Somerset House. Contract type Part Time (3 days per week / 0.6 FTE) Fixed Term until 31 July 2024 (with option to extend, dependent on funding) Pay scale £26,000 pa FTE (£15,600 pro rata) […]

Live Music Now Northern Ireland welcomes new Chair

Live Music Now Northern Ireland is delighted to welcome new Chair Malcolm Emery, who takes up the baton from outgoing Chair Norma Sinte. Malcolm says, ‘The work of Live Music Now is very close to my heart. I love music and understand the positive feelings that it induces, and have first-hand experience of seeing its therapeutic […]

Celebrating NHS 75 with Live Music Now

On 5 July 2023 we celebrate 75 years of the National Health Service. When it was founded in 1948 , the NHS was the first universal health system to be available in the UK, free at the point of delivery. In 2021/22 there were an “estimated 570 million patient interactions with GP, community, hospital, mental […]

FESTIVAL! 2023

Accent Music Hub partnered with Live Music Now to deliver a creative music project to special schools across Warrington and Halton. The FESTIVAL! project aimed to support children and young people in collectively exploring, creating, and performing their own music. Five schools eagerly participated in the fully subsidised project and received eight-weeks of music-making sessions, […]

Trans Joy with Live Music Now musician Alex Garden (They/Them)

Originally featured in Trans Portraits UK “I came out as non-binary/genderqueer last year and have been looking for ways to express myself and embrace my gender non-conformity in the public eye – as a therapeutic process for myself as well as to empower and encourage other gender non-conforming people.” Alex Garden (they/them) is a Live […]