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Leyburn Arts and Community Centre

Leyburn Arts and Community Centre

Leyburn Arts and Community Centre and BlueBoxt Productions are delighted to present a 2018 series of concerts celebrating the achievements of young musicians who are making their mark on the local, national and international music scenes.

To book tickets call the Box Office on 01969 624510

Saturday 12th May 2018, 7.30pm

Saturday 12th May 2018, 7.30pm

Emerging Artists: The Laurelles and Richmond Jam

Join us for our first Emerging Artist concert of 2018 with a double bill of music from

The Laurelles and Richmond Jam.

Aidan Tulloch and Luke Copeland, The Laurelles, are an Indie vocal duo from Thirsk who have just released their first EP, ‘Prague 9’ and are about to head out on the European Summer festivals scene. They are also part of the NYMAZ Ambassadors programme which links talented young musicians with industry specialists.

Richmond Jam return to Leyburn Arts and Community Centre to present a varied programme of Jazz standards, popular music with a twist and original material.
Mentored by Music Leaders Colin Bailey, James Mainwaring and Mick Yare the 2018 line up includes: Howard Harrington (Trumpet), George Mayo (Keyboards), James Newsome
(Guitar), Nathan O’connor (Bass & Vocals), Lucy Padgett (Vocals) and Jack Pearce (Saxophone).

Tickets: £10 | U18s FREE.

BOX OFFICE: 01969 624510 | www.oldschoolhouseleyburn.co.uk
Café Bar open from 6.30pm. Doors open 7pm for 7.30pm

Proceeds in aid of: Leyburn Arts and Community Centre and BlueBoxt performing arts activities for young people. This event is supported by NYMAZ, Federation of Youth Music and Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust.

Would you like to be considered for Emerging Artists 2018/19?

Would you like to be considered for Emerging Artists 2018/19?

Do you know someone who could benefit?

Contact us today and tell us more about yourself and your musical interests and influences.

Remember, it's not just about music - we support all aspects of the performing arts and would like to hear from actors, dancers as well as off stage skills such as costume, makeup, sound and lighting technicians too.

Past Event: Saturday 17th June 2017, 7.30pm

Past Event: Saturday 17th June 2017, 7.30pm

'All Time Favourites' with Colin Bailey

Vocalist Colin Bailey and the All Time Favourites Band take you back in time to the hits of the 50s and 60s. Featuring hits by legends such as Elvis, Sam Cooke, Frank Sinatra, Dusty Springfield, Patsy Cline  and many more. These timeless classics will have you Rockin' around the Clock. 

The All Time Favourites Band are: Colin Bailey, Mike Harper, Rob Tweddle and Mick Yare. 

Past Event: Saturday 13th May 2017, 7.30pm

Past Event: Saturday 13th May 2017, 7.30pm

- The Tenmours

Alex, Ross and Adam, The Tenmours present an intimate concert performance sharing their stories behind the music and life on the road busking around the country and fitting in festival appearances while studying at opposite ends of the Country.
The Tenmours are a Folk Fusion band from Skipton, North Yorkshire. They take influences from both modern pop music and traditional Celtic music, creating a unique and exciting sound that will appeal to lovers of music of any genre.
The band consists of the powerful vocals and guitar of Alex Johnston-Seymour, the virtuoso fiddle playing of Ross Tennant and the versatility of the accomplished pianist and percussionist Adam Hopkins.

Click here to find out more about The Tenmours and listen to the band.

Past Event: Saturday 22nd April 2017, 7.30pm

Younger Than Springtime - A Musical Variety Concert

It’s Spring again and what better way to celebrate than an evening of Springtime inspired music! The programme will included favourites from the music hall stage such as We’ll gather lilacs in the Spring again, Somewhere over the rainbow and a selection of popular music from the hit parade and West End stage. Enjoyable performances by a variety of young and young at heart musicians from across the Dales.

The evening was presented by Colin Bailey and special thanks go to all our performers who gave their time to support the evening.

Blue Skies (Bert Bohanan & Jean Robinson) | Friends of Dave (Elizabeth Carter & Mick Yare) | Amy Fudali | Mike Harper | Diana Hartley and John Raine plus a last minute appearance by Rob Tweddle

Rising stars: Lili Bako (7yrs) | Fred Norman (10yrs) | Alana Teasdale (12yrs)

Another great event - despite the PA system not behaving. Another full house. Thanks to everyone who came to support us.

Past Event: Saturday 22nd April 2017, 7.30pm
Past Event: Saturday 12th November 2016, 7.30pm

Past Event: Saturday 12th November 2016, 7.30pm

Rich Marsh (plus guests)

Richmond based guitarist Richard Marsh makes his debut appearance at Leyburn Arts and Community Centre.

Rich picked up the guitar at primary school and hasn’t looked back! He is no stranger to the local music scene and is best known as lead guitarist and vocalist in his band One2Three4 and tribute band The Status Crows. As a session musician he is first call for numerous bands in the area who need to deputise for regular members.

He is proud to be one of the few musicians to play every Barn That Rocks (held near Leyburn) as well as appearing regularly at festivals and music nights across the North East.

Rich, and guests, will perform an acoustic evening of popular music including hits songs from artists such as the Eagles, Bryan Adams, Status Quo and many more Rock ‘n’ Roll favourites.

Past Event: Saturday 9th July 2016, 7.30pm

Bob, Jess and guests

Bob and Jess are best known for their innovative presentations of popular songs and giving them a creative twist. This might be giving an easy listening ballad a change in tempo or adding a reggae vibe – but will you know what they have done?

From classics such as Jammin’ (Bob Marley) to instant hits like I’m Not The Only One (Sam Smith) this intimate performance celebrates the launch of their debut CD ‘The Zoo’(2015) and gives a sneak preview of some of their own original songs from their forthcoming second album.

Bob and Jess perform regularly with Steve Wade and Friends, at Richmond Live and other festivals in the region. They will be joined on stage by special guests including Niamh. For more information visit ‘Bomack Records’ on Youtube and Facebook.

Past Event: Saturday 9th July 2016, 7.30pm
Past Event: Saturday 18th June 2016, 7.30pm

Past Event: Saturday 18th June 2016, 7.30pm

'All Time Favourites' with Colin Bailey

Vocalist Colin Bailey is joined on stage by four talented young multi-instrumentalists from Wensleydale and Swaledale for a very special performance of popular music from the 50s, 60s and 70s. From Blues and Country to Swing and Rock & Roll this concert promises to have something for everyone to enjoy. Featuring hits by legends such as Elvis, BB King, Frank Sinatra, Roy Orbison and many more.
Colin is joined by Toby Pearson (Guitar), Rob Tweddle (Keys, Guitar and Vocals), Will Stockbridge (Bass) and Simon Chorley (Drums and Vocals).

Past Event: Saturday 14th May 2016, 7.30pm

Millefleur and Richmond Jazz Quartet

Richmond based young musicians and composers Oliver Carr and Evie Wright, Millefleur, present an evening of electro-acoustic music featuring songs from their debut CD of the same title. Tracks from their albumn have been featured on BBC introducing radio broadcasts in Teeside and West Yorkshire.

They will be joined on stage by members ofRichmond Jazz Quartet [Rob Tweddle (Piano), Tom Knox (Guitar), Zak Hornby (Bass) and Adam Heseltine (Drums)] to perform a programme of Jazz and Country influenced standards and original material. For more information visit ‘Millefleur’ on facebook.

Past Event: Saturday 14th May 2016, 7.30pm

We would like to thank our sponsors and funders for their kind and generous support