Recording sessions offer at the NCEM York

As part of my work with the National Centre for Early Music in York we are opening the doors and encourage more people to come in to use the lovely, inspiring, bright, airy space. One of the uses of the venue that suits really well – with its lovely acoustics, sound proofing and studio facilities […]

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Music Act 2012

The 1st of october 2012 marks the start of the Music Act 2012 designed to ease the bureaucratic burden on smaller venues wanting to put on live music. In 2003 the new Licensing Act added extra regulation around entertainment. The Music Act 2012, 9 yrs later, is a response to pressure from the industry on […]

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Krar Collective – NCEM

So i don’t know where else in York you are going find such a range of interesting, unexpected and high quality global artists!? The NCEM, in their partnership with Making Tracks, have brought some great world music acts to the city over the last couple of years and continue to do so. The Krar Collective […]

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The world famous Mysore Brothers in York

It would be impossible to write about all the amazing stuff that goes on in York, but from time to time things come across my radar that need sharing! On Sunday 23rd September at 4PM India’s greatest violinist duo, the Mysore Brothers, perform in the UK for the first time. The gig at the National Centre […]

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The Little Festival of Everything

The Little Festival of Everything Returns to North Yorkshire this June. I was lucky enough to catch the last iteration of this great event as a punter. Well worth supporting if you are in the vicinity: here is some blurb from their press release: Last November a small village in North Yorkshire innovated a grand […]

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Raghu Dixit performs for the Queen –

It’s been an exciting time recently for Raghu Dixit. A few weeks ago he performed live in front of The Queen at Windsor Castle. He sang his song Mysore Se Ayi, surrounded by a troupe of dancers from Bangalore, the dance company owned and choreographed by Raghu’s wife, Mayuri Upadhya On Sunday 3rd of June – […]

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