On August 18 1978, The Who released Who Are You, the band had already secured their place in the pantheon of music history and were destined to do even more. Now Pete Townshend has released his warts ‘n’ all memoir Who I Am.
Folk and community arts charity Wren Music is to present a Summer Music Club in Okehampton for young musicians from Monday 13 to Friday 17 August 2012.
Devon’s folk arts charity Wren Music continues its new Folk Comes To Town series of high-profile folk events in Okehampton with a concert featuring Simon Mayor & Hilary James, Matt Norman, and the Mandolin Orchestra Of Devon on Saturday, July 14 2012.
Totnes based Matthew & Me leave their South Devon home this summer to embark on a tour of Cornwall.
Charlotte Church will unveil her new sound at Dartington’s HOME world music festival in Devon this month.
Part of Salvatore Arancio’s exhibition An Arrangement of Materials Ejected at the Spacex is a sound piece (Everything Keeps Dissolving), using a tune from experimental electronic band Coil, originally created to represent what’s coyly refered to ‘a certain hallucinogenic chemical’.
Do you have a special tune as you boogie down Plymouth’s Armada Way? Sound artist Neil Rose will conduct a survey of how people navigate Plymouth while listening to music.
New Devon Opera is gearing up for its seventh season of bringing top class opera to the people of Devon. This year Bizet’s smouldering Carmen will be doing the rounds.
The Honiton Festival kicks off on Thursday, May 5 and has another top class line up as it brings the best of new and established talents in classical music to the South West.
Two of the UK’s leading underground music producers collaborate to create new music in response to two iconic Devon train journeys
A chainsaw wielding artist was out and about at Exeter University Streatham Campus, making a sculpture out of a wood cleared from The Forum development site.
Devon’s folk and community arts development charity Wren Music is holding a fundraising concert of winter folk songs and music from England and around the world, on Thursday, December 9, at the Palace Theatre Arena, Paignton. The concert features the Folk Orchestra Of Torbay and Torbay Folk Choir.
Devon’s folk and community arts development charity Wren Music, in association with All Saints Parish Church, Okehampton, will present a series of free workshops for all singers and musicians who want to come along and learn, sing and play carols from the Westcountry tradition.
A premiere of a new piece of music for choirs, based on poems from young people across Devon has been specially commissioned for the EXEtreme Imagination Children and Young People’s Literature festival. The performance involving five Exeter school choirs will focus on the poems selected from a competition and will be performed on Thursday, November 4 at 7pm at the Northcott Theatre.
An instrument that will recycle unwanted sound in the environment to create an unfolding musical composition has won the Performing Rights Society for Music Foundation (PRSF) New Music Award – the concept comes from University College Falmouth’s associated professor of music and sound art, Dr David Prior and co-collaborator and Devon-based architect, Frances Crow.
Nicky Swann is a South Devon singer songwriter who’s been increasingly tweaking ears, turning heads and tapping toes with her gigs throughout the country. We asked People’s Republic of South Devon columnist, singer songwriter Katie Marie to quiz Nicky about her music, her influences and her forthcoming album
What goes into creating album art? We asked Steve Stones, singer and songwriter of power-band Arthur Walker to speak to the create or the bands Animal Nights album cover art
Home, a one-day international music and arts festival, is set to take place at Dartington on Saturday, June 26.
Young Torbay musicians are showcasing their talents at The Bay’s premier music event for young people: Torbay Schools’ Festival of Performing Arts, which started on Monday, March 22 to Wednesday 31 March.
A recital of opera highlights with principal singers from English Touring Opera Spring Season at Honiton Festival‘s second Opera Gala evening at St Paul’s Church, Honiton on Friday March 26 at 7.30pm.
Wren Music is extending a dancing project to a new area of South Devon. The Feet First For Families project aims to introduce children, young people and families across Devon to folk dance in all its forms, such as social dance, step dancing and morris dancing.