Live Music Now Scotland announces a fourth week of concerts online #TogetheratHomeLMNS

Monday 20th April 2020

Many thanks to all who have tuned in to watch our #TogetheratHomeLMNS concerts so far.

We appreciate all the kind comments for our brilliant musicians and it’s great to see new subscribers and followers joining us all the time.

To catch up on the brand new concerts we have premiered over the past two weeks, please head over to our YouTube channel.

Live Music Now Scotland's programme of online concerts continues this week (Monday 20th - Sunday 26th April). Everyone is welcome, please share!

Daily concerts will be available to watch at either 11am or 7pm, with some designed for children and others for the general public or those living with dementia.

Following on from last week, we’ll be sharing more music from our friends at Live Music Now Munich who have also created videos to keep in touch with their audiences.

Week Four music programme:

Graham Rorie & Aidan Moodie, fiddle and guitar duo, suitable for the general public, older people in care homes and those living with dementia, Monday 20th April, 7pm

Bomi & Hani Song, violin duo from Live Music Now Munich, suitable for general public, Tuesday 21st April, 11am

Kaitlin Ross, traditional Scots singer, suitable for under fives, Wednesday 22nd April, 11am

We’ll be taking a break from our musical programme to give you a tour of a very special Scottish garden! Proceeds to Live Music Now Scotland. See our Facebook page for updates. Thursday 23rd April, 11am

Yehudi Menunin, classical violinist and Live Music Now’s founder, suitable for the general public, Friday 24th April, 11am

Ilja Wolfbein, classical guitarist from Live Music Now Munich, suitable for the general public, Saturday 25th April, 11am

Alina Horváth, classical pianist, suitable for the general public, older people in care homes and those living with dementia, Sunday 26th April, 7pm

See you in cyberspace!

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Live Music Now Scotland will continue to bring the joy of music into people's lives, even during the COVID-19 pandemic. Our Together at Home series is a programme of brand new concerts, recorded especially for sharing with our longstanding audiences, whether that’s older people in care homes, children in school or nursery, or people on lockdown in every one of Scotland’s 32 local authorities. And now even further beyond!

Following the cancellation of many concerts, Live Music Now Scotland was keen to find alternative ways of sharing music in the community. Music is more vital than ever in these uncertain times, providing a way to take our minds off the current realities that are unfolding and

lift us out of the stress and worries of daily life. It was also crucial that we found a means of financially supporting our 118 emerging artists during a difficult time and ensuring their work remained accessible.

We came up with a solution: pre-recorded and live concerts, direct from the artists’ homes that we can share with care homes, arts venues and nurseries. Or straight into the living rooms or mobile phones of our supporters.

We have commissioned a special series of videos, recorded in living rooms around Scotland – or wherever our artists are on lockdown – that will be available to view on YouTube for a limited time. Here are some dates for your diary, please join us on Facebook to share some wonderful music Together at Home.

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