Plenty of music at Artrix Arts Centre in Bromsgrove next month.
Music fans have got a lot to look forward to at Artrix this October with amazing tribute acts, folk singer-songwriters, R&B and soul classics and traditional trumpets and strings.
Roxy Magic, the UK’s best and longest running tribute to Bryan Ferry and Roxy Music returns to Artrix on Friday 5th October, followed by local musicians Blackwell Concert Band with their 20th Anniversary concert on Saturday 6th October.
Midlands based singer-songwriter Robert Lane comes to Artrix on 12th October. His music has taken him around the world, providing support for artists such as Jenn Bostic,Sarah Darling and Kyshona Armstong and this is the first time he’s performing at Artrix.
On Saturday 13th October, The Story of Guitar Heroes bursts onto the Main Stage with a phenomenal live ‘rockumentary’ style concert performed by renowned musician Phil Walker. This show features the music of Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton and Slash to name but a few.
Coming to Artrix as part of a national tour, The Matt Monro Story on Wednesday 17th October is a unique evening of music, warmth and love, keeping the memory of Matt Monro’s music alive.
Two stalwarts of the British R&B scene Maggie Bell & Dave Kelly (front pic) come to Artrix on Thursday 18th October with a wonderful evening of acoustic blues, soul, good times and no doubt a little humour!
The ever-popular Gordon Hendricks returns for two dates in the Main Auditorium, on Friday 19th and Saturday 20th October.
Also on 19th October, in the Studio, will be The Julie July Band, presenting Sandy Denny’s legendary songs, acoustic melodies to progressive folk-rock.
Songstress Nya King makes herself at home at Artrix on Sunday 21st October with Nya’s House of Soul. With her incredible live band and singers, Nya performs soul classics, old and new and songs that have become essential to the soundtracks of our lives.
And with a final flourish for the month of October, Artrix is pleased to present a festival of Exploring Shostakovich from Friday 26th to Sunday 28th October. A rare opportunity to hear all of Shostakovich’s string quartets in one weekend, the weekend will also feature talks from respected speakers and a Masterclass for Birmingham Conservatoire students.
For further information or tickets visit www.artrix.co.uk or call the box office on 01527 577330.