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Singer songwriter has come a long way since busking in Newbury

Singer songwriter has come a long way since busking in Newbury

Singer songwriter has come a long way since busking in Newbury

03 October 2021

Saskia will run an afternoon songwriting workshop at ACE Space and be in concert in the evening.


Rick Astley rocks Newbury Racecourse

Rick Astley rocks Newbury Racecourse

Rick Astley rocks Newbury Racecourse

18 September 2021

80s pop icon entertains Newbury Racecourse this evening (Saturday) after Dubai Duty Free International Weekend.


Blues and boogie down for triple-header music night at Arlington Arts

Blues and boogie down for triple-header music night at Arlington Arts

Blues and boogie down for triple-header music night at Arlington Arts

11 September 2021

Newbury's 'gem' of a venue promises a great gig for blues/rock fans.


Storming hometown gig for singer songwriter

Storming hometown gig for singer songwriter

Storming hometown gig for singer songwriter

11 September 2021

Review of Joe Hicks (full band) with support, Giles Stelfox, at Arlington Arts, September 4.


Reef to headline Newbury Real Ale Festival

Reef to headline Newbury Real Ale Festival

Reef to headline Newbury Real Ale Festival

25 August 2021

A rock band best known for their 1996 anthem Place Your Hands will headline Newbury Real Ale Festival.


Watch the music video for the UK's Eurovision entry - filmed at Greenham Common

Watch the music video for the UK's Eurovision entry - filmed at Greenham Common

Watch the music video for the UK's Eurovision entry - filmed at Greenham Common

21 May 2021

The Eurovision Song Contest final kicks off tomorrow and the UK's entry, 'Embers', has a West Berkshire connection.


How Newbury musician Joe Hicks turned the last year around

How Newbury musician Joe Hicks turned the last year around

How Newbury musician Joe Hicks turned the last year around

15 March 2021

Cancelled gigs made time for an album In April last year, just into the first lockdown N2 interviewed Newbury musician Joe Hicks. It was a tough time,…


Undefeated Newbury music tutors keep on uke-ing

Undefeated Newbury music tutors keep on uke-ing

Undefeated Newbury music tutors keep on uke-ing

14 March 2021

Hard work pays off for ukulele UTeam ​Music tutors faced a challenge without face-to-face interaction so as lockdown continued Russell Timms and Helen…


You can't head north, so 2,000 celtic musicians come to you

You can't head north, so 2,000 celtic musicians come to you

You can't head north, so 2,000 celtic musicians come to you

15 January 2021

19-day Celtic Connections festival features 300 events in 30 venues Celtic Connections 2021 goes digital - across 19 days, the festival will present over…


Newbury's 13-year-old singer songwriter with 25k followers and rising

Newbury's 13-year-old singer songwriter with 25k followers and rising

Newbury's 13-year-old singer songwriter with 25k followers and rising

07 January 2021

Olivia hits a sweet spot on social media THIRTEEN-year-old Olivia McBeth is about to turn 14, but she’s already a singer/songwriter with three songs…


Newbury Town Band Watership Brass at 40

Newbury Town Band Watership Brass at 40

Newbury Town Band Watership Brass at 40

27 December 2020

'Serving the community musically' American funk, soul and jazz composer, vibraphone player and music producer Roy Ayers said: “The true beauty of…


Ovation for top-notch Katherine Priddy folk gig at Harwell

Ovation for top-notch Katherine Priddy folk gig at Harwell

Ovation for top-notch Katherine Priddy folk gig at Harwell

06 December 2020

'Great just to be out watching live music again' Katherine Priddy and The People Versus at Harwell Village Hall on Friday, December 4  REVIEW BY…


Newbury jazz musicians' sweet sound of Georgia Brown lifts the spirits on Soundcloud

Newbury jazz musicians' sweet sound of Georgia Brown lifts the spirits on Soundcloud

Newbury jazz musicians' sweet sound of Georgia Brown lifts the spirits on Soundcloud

29 October 2020

Listen to Dan Goddard & Gavin Wilkinson's up tempo version A NEWBURY-based musician has just produced his first recording project, the prelude to opening…


Wasing's first 5-day Medicine festival celebrates people and planet over bank holiday weekend

Wasing's first 5-day Medicine festival celebrates people and planet over bank holiday weekend

Wasing's first 5-day Medicine festival celebrates people and planet over bank holiday weekend

21 August 2020

Tickets selling fast for 'inspirational' event THE new five-day Medicine festival – described by organisers as a festival for people and planet…


Don't try to pigeonhole Doris Brendel

Don't try to pigeonhole Doris Brendel

Don't try to pigeonhole Doris Brendel

18 July 2020

Daughter of renowned pianist Alfred Brendel has very much followed her own path Some may remember last year’s Newbury Spring Festival concert at…


Newbury tour manager's road to lockdown

Newbury tour manager's road to lockdown

Newbury tour manager's road to lockdown

01 July 2020

Live music industry ground to a halt overnight Mick Brown’s main occupation these days is tour manager, but he also considers himself a production…


EDM the way to go for Tomay

EDM the way to go for Tomay

EDM the way to go for Tomay

25 June 2020

Drummer, 17, produces first electronic dance music album in lockdown NEWBURY teenager Thomas Moores has just released his first album Trip.P under his…


Will Young & Beverley Knight have good news for Henley Festival-goers

Will Young & Beverley Knight have good news for Henley Festival-goers

Will Young & Beverley Knight have good news for Henley Festival-goers

11 June 2020

Tickets on sale for two-hour digital concert stream 'finale' Brush off that black tie and cocktail dress, Henley Festival is going digital this year. Today…


Tonton Macoute a blast from Newbury’s 70s past

Tonton Macoute a blast from Newbury’s 70s past

Tonton Macoute a blast from Newbury’s 70s past

11 June 2020

Track by the jazz/rock fusion band included in new compilation album THOSE of us around the Newbury music scene in the 1970s remember enjoying the wider…


Virtual folk festival raises £76,709 to support musicians who have lost their livelihoods

Virtual folk festival raises £76,709 to support musicians who have lost their livelihoods

Virtual folk festival raises £76,709 to support musicians who have lost their livelihoods

27 May 2020

Folk on Foot campaign brought 7 hours of non-stop music The Folk on Foot 2 virtual folk festival on bank holiday Monday, in support to musicians who’ve…


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