The Journal brings you music news and reviews in association with Thom Belk of Intrepid Red,

Young Brando and Spiderpig among those to wow at Rosefest

Salisbury Journal:

10:10am Thursday 25th September 2014

HUNDREDS turned out to support Saturday's fundraising gig Rosefest 2.

Top producer opens new recording studio

Salisbury Journal:

10:12am Thursday 25th September 2014

THREE-time Grammy award-winning producer Mark “Spike” Stent, who has worked with artistes like Madonna, U2, Muse and Oasis, opened the new music recording studio at Wiltshire College Salisbury.

The Drifters to perform in Salisbury

Salisbury Journal:

10:14am Thursday 25th September 2014

AMERICAN soul band The Drifters are bringing their Optimum Tour to Salisbury City Hall on October 3. Described as their most spectacular show to date, the tour will feature the group’s current line-up Michael Williams, Ryan King, Damion Charles and Daniel Bowen-Smith.

Inclusive campfire punk rock

Salisbury Journal:

10:45am Thursday 18th September 2014


The voices behind the musical greats

Salisbury Journal:

10:35am Thursday 18th September 2014

SALISBURY Arts Centre will display the 2014 Academy Award winning documentary 20 Feet from Stardom on Saturday at 7.30pm.

Sound of the sixties

Salisbury Journal:

10:21am Thursday 18th September 2014

FEW, if any, bands from the sixties and early seventies have demonstrated the levels of musical resilience shown by The Manfreds.

Queen Extravaganza and kings of cricket

Salisbury Journal:

11:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

SALISBURY City Hall will be rocking on Saturday to Queen Extravaganza, the tribute act put together by Roger Taylor the band’s original drummer.

Rosefest to raise funds

Salisbury Journal:

10:43am Thursday 18th September 2014

ROSEFEST returns to The Chapel nightclub this Saturday as a diverse line-up raises money for Salisbury-based charity the Rose Gale Trust, writes Thom Belk.

Kiwi joins the Consort

Salisbury Journal:

10:26am Thursday 18th September 2014

A NEW director has joined The Sarum Consort as it launches its 2014-15 season.

Bryan Adams and more at the BIC

Salisbury Journal:

11:09am Thursday 11th September 2014

ROCK legend Bryan Adams returns to the Bournemouth International Centre’s Windsor Hall this Saturday with his Bare Bones Acoustic Show.

Folk rock and you don’t stop

Salisbury Journal:

11:07am Thursday 11th September 2014

FOLK favourites Mad Dog Mcrea will be making their way to Salisbury City Hall on September 26 at 8pm as they perform their uplifting mix of folk, pop, rock and bluegrass music. Expect lots of dancing, raised hands and the odd mandolin or two.

Next jazz generation visits

Salisbury Journal:

11:02am Thursday 11th September 2014

YOUNG musicians will be performing classics from The Great American Songbook at Salisbury Playhouse when the National Youth Jazz Orchestra (NYJO) visits on Wednesday, October 8.

Orchestral auditions

Salisbury Journal:

11:00am Thursday 11th September 2014

AUDITIONS for the National Children’s Orchestra of Great Britain will be taking place in Blandford on October 4.

Gyspy strummer set to stun the Arts Centre

Salisbury Journal:

10:45am Thursday 11th September 2014

WORLD famous guitarist Lulo Reinhardt is to perform at Salisbury Arts Centre with his Latin Swing Project on September 19.

For those about to Baroque

Salisbury Journal:

10:44am Thursday 11th September 2014

SALISBURY Baroque will be bringing the sounds of Vivaldi to St Thomas’s Church this September.

Spectacular psychedelia

Salisbury Journal:

9:48am Thursday 4th September 2014

ONCE again the End of the Road Festival was a joy for all lovers of alternative music.

End of the Road in pictures

Salisbury Journal:

10:20am Thursday 4th September 2014

LAST weekend saw the End of the Road festival grace the fields of the Larmer Tree Gardens with an eclectic blend of alternative musical treats.

Bringing in the big names

Salisbury Journal:

10:12am Thursday 4th September 2014

A NEW dawn is on the horizon at City Hall Salisbury as the venue begins to launch its own progamme of music events.

You’ll be rocked through the ages

Salisbury Journal:

10:08am Thursday 4th September 2014

AFTER a three-year run in London’s West End, audiences can rock out to Rock of Ages The Musical at Southampton’s Mayflower next week.

Drew gave it all up for the music

Salisbury Journal:

10:14am Thursday 4th September 2014

JOIN young singer-songwriter Drew Allen as he makes his debut at Salisbury Arts Centre this Sunday for a free Live lunchtime session from 12-2pm.

Ingenious reworking of a classic

Salisbury Journal:

10:00am Thursday 4th September 2014


1,000 voices come to Stourhead

10:05am Thursday 4th September 2014

SINGERS and choirs will be coming together at Stourhead’s annual Festival of the Voice every Sunday in September.

What a weekend for music lovers

Salisbury Journal:

11:47am Thursday 28th August 2014

BANK Holiday weekend was a veritable feast for Salisbury’s music lovers and musicians alike, writes John Palmer.

Music with a message

Salisbury Journal:

11:41am Thursday 28th August 2014

A SPECIAL weekend of holistic and musical treats will take place this week as Rest Festival once again gets under way in Rockbourne, writes Thom Belk.

The kids are going to love Frank’s gig

Salisbury Journal:

11:43am Thursday 28th August 2014

AFTER a string of festival appearances over the summer, Frank Turner will be heading to Salisbury as part of a month-long tour.

Charity gigs galore

Salisbury Journal: The Intercepteurs.

10:45am Thursday 21st August 2014

SALISBURY Rugby Club will host an all-day gig to raise money for the Joseph Landon Foundation on Sunday.

Hear hits from the past

Salisbury Journal:

10:28am Thursday 21st August 2014

NOSTALGIA, live entertainment and some great tunes will be on offer at Bournemouth Pavilion from next week.

Time to roll a Prince Fatty

Salisbury Journal:

10:47am Thursday 21st August 2014

REGGAE fans can enjoy the sounds of Prince Fatty at the end of September.

Doin’ what comes natur’lly

Salisbury Journal:

10:30am Thursday 21st August 2014

BROADWAY is visiting Bournemouth Pavilion until Saturday with Annie Get Your Gun.

Trust hosts shows

Salisbury Journal:

10:27am Thursday 21st August 2014

THREE concerts themed around Mozart are being held in September in aid of the Cherubim Music Trust.

Gaudeamus Chorale cancer charity concert

Salisbury Journal:

10:24am Thursday 21st August 2014

THE Gaudeamus Chorale conducted by Graham Wili performed Faure’s Requiem at Salisbury Cathedral on Friday in aid of Cancer Research UK.

Ooh! Arr! It's The Wurzels

Salisbury Journal:

1:00pm Thursday 14th August 2014

West Country legends rock excitable audience.

Purbeck Folk Festival tickets now on sale

Salisbury Journal:

11:18am Thursday 7th August 2014

ONE of the joys of a music festival is stumbling upon great artists.

Wear your old uniform to Skool Daze

Salisbury Journal:

11:32am Thursday 7th August 2014

SALISBURY City Hall is asking party-goers to dust down their old school uniforms and hit the dance floor for a night of chart-topping hits, old and new.

Blend of voices and guitar is beautiful

Salisbury Journal:

11:23am Thursday 7th August 2014

John Palmer reviews The Black Feathers at Salisbury Arts Centre.

Artist wins weekend in New York

Salisbury Journal:

11:42am Thursday 7th August 2014

AN ARTIST from Mere is heading for the Big Apple after winning a national competition.

Rossini piece in original form

Salisbury Journal:

11:30am Thursday 7th August 2014

SINGING group Sarum Voices is performing Rossini’s Petite Messe Solonelle in Salisbury next month.

Boe plays the BIC

Salisbury Journal:

11:16am Thursday 7th August 2014

EVERYONE’S favourite tenor Alfie Boe has confirmed details of a date at the BIC on December 8.

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra at City Hall

Salisbury Journal:

11:38am Thursday 7th August 2014

THE Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra played to thousands of school children from the local area last weekend at the Salisbury City Hall.

Pants still flying at Sir Tom

Salisbury Journal:

10:10am Thursday 24th July 2014

WELSH singing superstar Tom Jones opened this year’s Larmer Tree Festival in fine style.

Locals shine at Larmer Tree Festival

Salisbury Journal:

10:40am Thursday 24th July 2014

LOCAL bands had a great weekend of music at Larmer Tree Festival.

De’Vide find voice

Salisbury Journal:

10:42am Thursday 24th July 2014

A DUO from the BBC’s The Voice sang for residents at Tedworth House Recovery Centre in Tidworth.

A perfect festival finale

Salisbury Journal:

10:12am Thursday 24th July 2014

TALENTED Tom Odell provided the perfect ending to Larmer Tree Festival as his inspiring voice produced soared over a jammed crowd at the Main Stage.

My new favourite bands

Salisbury Journal:

10:18am Thursday 24th July 2014

ONE of the great things about Larmer Tree Festival is discovering new bands, and there were lots of fantastically fun and energetic world music bands that got the crowd going this year.

Hat’s a fantastic carnival procession

Salisbury Journal:

10:08am Thursday 24th July 2014

BONGO drums, spectacular floats, face-painted children, trumpeters and those in fancy-dress created a stunning atmosphere at Larmer Tree Festival's popular carnival procession.

Larmer Tree Festival: Frank Turner

Salisbury Journal:

10:06am Thursday 24th July 2014

BRITISH music’s unassuming star Frank Turner put on a great show on Friday night.

Squeeze still going strong after 40 years...

Salisbury Journal:

10:04am Thursday 24th July 2014

FORMED 40 years ago this year, Squeeze took to the main stage to top the bill on Thursday night.

Get set for Firsdown’s festival

10:43am Thursday 24th July 2014

FIRSDOWN music festival takes place next weekend.

Good time had by all at Summer Concert

10:28am Thursday 24th July 2014

A LARGE crowd came together for the Summer Concert of the Salisbury Concert Band.

Mary returning to her roots

Salisbury Journal:

10:29am Thursday 10th July 2014

A SALISBURY schoolgirl is returning to her roots to play a gig in Salisbury.



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