Live Music in Care: FREE Facebook Live Concerts every Wednesday at 2pm

Monday 26th October 2020

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Live Music in Care on FACEBOOK LIVE
Every Wednesday at 2pm

Free online concerts for care homes featuring Live Music Now musicians

Live Music Now provides music sessions for thousands of older people every year. Join us on our Facebook page every Wednesday at 2pm for online concerts performed live for care homes. Each week a different Live Music Now musician will perform a varied programme with opportunities for joining in.

Just click here every Wednesday at 2pm: https://www.facebook.com/livemusicnow/live/

Download the December concert poster here.

2pm Wednesday 2 December with Bowreed

Bowreed are Fred Holden (fiddle) and Ben Trott (guitar). They are a dynamic fiddle and guitar duo, specialising in music from Ireland and Scotland. Their approach to traditional music is progressive and exciting, taking influence from a multitude of genres. Their live sound is as driving as it is sensitive, creating a sound that combines authenticity with modernity. www.bowreed.co.uk

Live Event link here: https://fb.me/e/10tFLLzoa

2pm Wednesday 9 December with Michael Blanchfield

Michael Blanchfield is a pianist, arranger, musical director and collaborator from Hertfordshire with an ever-growing passion for jazz music. Since graduating from the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama in 2019, he has become an integral member of the Cardiff and South Wales music scenes, playing both solo and in groups across genres from disco to pop to contemporary classical.

Live Event link here: https://fb.me/e/3WQNfqlXW

2pm Wednesday 16 December with Conor Lamb and Deirdre Galway

Founding members of Réalta and Music In The Glen, Deirdre Galway and Conor Lamb present an exciting mix of Irish traditional music and song performed on uilleann pipes, whistles and guitars. Join them for some ceol and craic live from their home in Belfast. www.realtamusic.com  www.musicitg.com

Live Event link here: https://fb.me/e/1RHmclMck

2pm Wednesday 23 December with Top Brass

Top Brass Trio is formed of three graduates from the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama; Corey Morris (Trumpet), Tom Taffinder (Horn), and Dafydd Thomas (Trombone). This versatile and dynamic group have performed throughout the UK, recently featuring live on BBC Radio 3, and on BBC Songs of Praise. Top Brass Trio are committed to music education and continue to entertain and inspire young audiences nationwide, by breaking down the boundaries of classical music. https://twitter.com/brasstrio

Live Event link here: https://fb.me/e/1R2dwxbd0

2pm Wednesday 30 December with Alis Huws

Newly appointed Official Harpist to HRH The Prince of Wales, Alis Huws is a freelance soloist and chamber musician. She has played for the Royal Family on several occasions  and given performances across Europe and the Far East. www.alishuws.com

Live Event link here: https://fb.me/e/3caRx3cOH

 

Stay tuned for the January 2021 line up! To organise a live and interactive concert for your care home, contact wellbeing@livemusicnow.org.uk. For pre-recorded concerts visit our Live Music Now Online Video Library for care homes and the general public.

 

Previous concerts can be viewed here on the FB Event links.

 

2pm Wednesday 28 October with John Nicholas
We're kicking off our FREE weekly Facebook Live concert series for care homes with one of our favourite Welsh Live Music Now musicians. Edgy, soulful & heartfelt, this is the music of Live Music Now musician John Nicholas. Hailing from the town of Bridgend, South Wales, he writes music based on real life, real, relatable situations. Expect original material and the reworking of old favorites. Acoustic guitar, piano and loop pedal. This concert is made possible with support from Arts Council Wales.
Live Event link here: https://fb.me/e/37a5aFaPu
 
2pm Wednesday 4 November with Boubakiki
Boubakiki is a duo of saxophone (Joe Steele) and handpan (Rosie Bergonzi). For their unusual combination of instruments, Joe and Rosie mostly play material devised themselves. They also play innovative arrangements of existing pieces. Made possible with support from City Bridge Trust.
Live Event link here: https://fb.me/e/4zxBePcTT
 
2pm Wednesday 11 November with Simon Robinson
Simon Robinson is a folk musician, music educator and workshop leader from Yorkshire, who plays a wide repertoire of music, ranging from American mountain songs and ballads, British folk songs and blues and spirituals. Made possible with support from The Whitaker Trust.

Live Event link here: https://fb.me/e/3FjJ7xr45

 
2pm Wednesday 18 November with Filkin's Drift

What do the middle ages, weaving rhythms and British folk traditions have in common? They all have a home in the capable hands of Filkin’s Drift.  As “exquisite tune playing” and “irresistible grooves” combine, Seth and Chris’ diverse musical influences come together to create a truly unique fiddle and guitar sound. In this Facebook live concert from Birmingham, the duo will perform both original and traditional folk tunes. Made possible with support from The Eveson Charitable Trust. www.filkinsdrift.com

Live Event link here: https://fb.me/e/1RJt9CPXZ
 
2pm Wednesday 25 November with Edward Robinson and Rachel Fright

Join pianist, Rachel Fright and baritone, Edward Robinson for an afternoon of art song, opera and operetta. Rachel and Edward met during their studies at The Royal Northern College of Music and regularly perform across the country. Since lockdown they have created a number of online resources and videos but they are especially excited to be able to perform together again for their first live concert of the last 6 months!  Made possible with support from The Eveson Charitable Trust. www.EdwardRobinsonBaritone.com

Live Event link here: https://fb.me/e/b37hiNWma

 

Download the November concert poster here.

 

 

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