There’s plenty happening at Artrix Arts Centre in Bromsgrove over the coming weeks.
This September, Artrix welcomes some wonderful singer-songwriters, top tribute acts and big name bands for a month packed full of music.
Things kick off with the return of the ever-popular swinging 60s band, The Counterfeit Sixties on Friday 7th September.
On Saturday 8th September, Artrix welcomes two wonderful female singer-songwriters, with Folkwords nominee Kelly Oliver (pictured) in the Studio and blues and rock guitarist Chantel McGregor in the Main Auditorium.
Singer-songwriter Fridolijn (pronounced Freda-Line) comes to The Studio on Saturday 15th September. Fridolijn, hales from Amsterdam and her compellingly beautiful and haunting songs blur the lines between jazz, electronic, folk and broken beats. Totally Tina, the acclaimed tribute to the Queen of Rock and Soul returnsto the Main Auditorium on Saturday 15th September at 8pm.
70s soul band The Real Thing (front pic) come to Artrix on Saturday 21st September. Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of their debut hit single You To Me Are Everything, these pioneers of soul, funk and dance music come to Bromsgrove as the only West Midlands gig of their 2018 tour.
The Fortunes bring audiences an evening of stories, songs and anecdotes on Saturday 22nd September, transporting you back to the swinging 60s and golden age of the 70s.
The Christians, who took the 80s and 90s British pop charts by storm, come to Artrix on Friday 28th September. The face and voice of The Christians, original front man Garry Christian, performs their hits with his voice as deep, velvet smooth and soulful as ever.
Audiences are invited to step back to the 70s with G2 Definitive Genesis as they pay tribute to a vintage period of the band’s long and colourful history and the earlier Gabriel years, on Saturday 29th September.
Guitarist Remi Harris returns to The Studio on Saturday 29th September, this time fronting the Remi Harris Trio. The show features Remi on a variety of acoustic and electric guitars accompanied by a hot club rhythm section of acoustic guitar and double bass, and it includes solo, duet and trio playing interspersed with Remi’s commentary about the history of the music and the guitars he plays.
Last and by no means least, for September, Andy Fairweather Low returns to the Main Auditorium on Sunday 30th September. Known for his work as he lead singer in Amen Corner and 60s hits such as Bend Me Shape Me and Hello Suzy, this performance at Artrix will also feature the Hi Riders Special Soul Review – an extended brass section and Hammond organ throughout the show.
For further information on the music events throughout September or to book tickets, visit www.artrix.co.uk or call the box office on 01527 577330.