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Schotts List Chester Music News

In 2020, the Chester/North Wales music community came together to release a covers album entitled 'Covered: 19' to support The Cavell Nurses Trust.
The charity helps nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants, both working and retired, when they’re suffering personal or financial hardship.
This is often due to illness, disability, older age and domestic abuse.
They rely on amazing fundraisers, donors, members and sponsors to ensure nurses in need have somewhere to turn in their hour of need.
You can find out more here:

The album, given away free, with suggested donations to the charity, generated 1000+ downloads and was not only done for the right reasons but was a very good musical release:

During the current lockdown, the scene came back together again to put together 'Covered: 21', a brand new compilation of covers from some of the very best regional artists and beyond, to again support Cavell Nurses Trust in their essential work.
We'll be revealing the covers and artists involved at 8pm on Monday the 21st of February, ahead of the midnight release.
There will be surprises and some fantastic covers you wouldn't expect.
Join us ahead of the release for an exclusive first listen, only on Circl8 Radio.

Art by Dai Owen.

Schotts List Chester Music News

Music in Chester
New Circl8 Local Internet Radio Chester
Circl8 Local Internet Radio for Chester
Welcome to your community radio station.
We go live with phase 1 of our weekly schedule which you can find enclosed in our shiny new website and home.
On behalf of the station and it's presenters & DJ's, We're really looking forward to becoming a part of your Chester week.
Chester Live Online

Covered:19. A Chester Covers Album

Covered:19. A Chester Covers Album

Some of our finest local Chester musicians have come together to give you a free digital covers album.

If you like it, can afford to do so and haven't done so already, we merely ask you give to the Cavell Nurses Trust direct below:
We've been proudly sponsored by The Safety Centre Limited.
Cover Art by Dai Owen.

And that's it really.

The line up is:

Will Riding
Guy Benegree
Jim Paul
David Watson
The There Or Thereabouts Brigade
Jackson Williams
Edd Case
Paul Williams
Andy Hignett
Dai Banjo
Tim Chapman
The Modern Society
Paul Micheal & Vince Cory
Berni Lee
Pair Of Sixes
Sophie Wilson
The Last Clouds
Johnny Daniel
Jonny Sax
Steve Jones

Voices in Harmony
Chester Male Voice Choir
Chester Male Voice Choir Concert
A Welcome for our American Visitors for special Town Hall Concert

City Choir Fly the Flag to welcome American Visitors for special Town Hall Concert
Final preparations are underway in Chester as one of the City's top choirs get ready to welcome not one but two visiting choirs from across the pond.
With a busy summer of events well underway, Chester Male Voice Choir will extend the hand of friendship to two American choirs when they visit Chester on Wednesday July 17th at 7.30pm for a joint concert at Chester Town Hall. The concert "Voices in Harmony" will feature performances by Chester Male Voice Choir under the Musical Direction of Rodney T Jones with accompaniment by Helen Jackson and a 60 strong mixed choir made up of members of Orange Community Master Chorale and Master Chorale of Saddleback County from California who are visiting Chester as part of a concert tour of Scotland and Northern England.

Formed in in 1994, The Orange Community Master Chorale is a community based choir located in the city of Orange, in Orange County, California, U.S.A and has a reputation for being one of the finest community choral organisations in Southern California. The choir has participated in and created events with the aim of making City of Orange more culturally diverse and musically aware and it annually organises large scale community events in the city including the Tree Lighting and Candlelight Procession for the City of Orange which sees several thousand people in attendance. The chorus has also been a featured choir for special performances each year including the "Candlelight Procession " at Disneyland, in Anaheim, California, they have also performed at the Disney Community Service Awards. The choir also presents Autumn and Spring concerts and In May of 2009, performed at the prestigious Carnegie Hall in New York under the direction of their director Michael Short. The Choir's most recent performance was Carmina Burana with the Master Chorale of Saddleback Valley who are joining the choir on their tour of the UK, including the concert with Chester Male Voice Choir at the Town Hall.

Formed in 1963, Master Chorale of Saddleback County celebrated its 50th year in 2013. The choir is dedicated to providing a cultural service to Orange County in the presentation of choral masterworks, and to the encouragement of the musical performing arts in general. The longest standing choral-performing group in Orange County, the group currently has almost 50 choral musicians in its ranks.
The combined American choir will be directed by Michael Short, the founder and musical director of Orange Community Master Chorale. In addition to secular responsibilities as vocal music director at Orange High School, Michael is also the Director of Music at First United Methodist Church of the City of Orange and has directed several concerts at Carnegie Hall in New York City with both high school and adult participants and regularly organises concert tours for both age groups in the United States and abroad, including the tour which the choirs' visit to Chester is part of. Under his direction, choral groups have appeared in two feature films, Ed Wood and Sister Act 2 and performed musical voice-over for a movie about cult comic book legend Stan Lee.
Speaking about welcoming the two American choirs to Chester for the special concert, Chairman of Chester Male Voice Choir John Walsh said "We are delighted to have been asked to host this joint concert for the combined choir from California and to showcase them in one of our favourite city venues. They are in Chester for 3 days and this will be the final concert on the final day of their 10 day tour. We’re really looking forward to it and to hear their contrasting programme which should make for a memorable evening and a great memory for the touring party. We’re delighted too to have both our President and Vice President as our honoured guests; her Grace the Duchess of Westminster and new Lord Mayor Councillor Mark Williams and his wife Denise."

The concert will start at 7.30 pm and there will be an interval bar available.
Full details of "Voices in Harmony" can be found at
Where tickets can be bought online.
Tickets can also be purchased in person at The Visitor Information Centre at Chester Town Hall
or by telephone on 07894 509529.

A limited number of tickets will also be available for purchase on the door on the night.

Soundbox Chester Presents
Music Soundbox
Music 20

Music 20a

Music 21

Music 22

Alexander's Chester What's On

The Good Life Experience

The Good Life Experience
2019 TBA
Culture, food & the great outdoors
A festival of music, food, books, ideas, craft, and the great outdoors, for the whole family.
Hawarden Estate Farm Shop Flintshire North Wales CH5 3FB
The Good Life Experience 4

New for 2018
Sing Dance Love 1

Chester Sings

Forest Live 2019

Chester Live

March of the Mods 2018

March of the Mods 2018

Kate Rusby

December 2017
A Bunch of Bankers
New Chester Charity Album
A Bunch of Bankers
Singing Chester 1
Singing Chester 2
Chester Guitar Circle
Chester Sinfonia

New Intuneative Guitars
Chester Market
Preloved and New Customised Guitars
Designed and hand painted by artist LisaJ
01745 60 30 39
Intuneative Guitars

Chester Plus Guitar Group
A Choir for the over 50's
Come and join your local singing club where there is no audition, no need to read music and all you need is a love of singing.
Silver Singers Chester over 50s choir
Chester Male Voice Choir
Music at The Bromfield 1
Music at The Bromfield 2

The City of Chester Male Voice Choir.
A historic choir previously known as The Cestrian Male Voice Choir.
Festival Coffee 1

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The Live Rooms 1 Station Road Chester CH1 3DR

NewChester Songwriters
Welcome to the website of Phillip Allan, a songwriter based in Chester, UK

NewThe 2018 Saughall Hoedown
July 2018 TBA
Saughall Hoedown
Saughall Hoedown is a small locally based Folk and Country festival near Chester. The first annual Saughall Hoedown will feature local Folk, Blues and Country artists as well as a Barn-dance/Ceilidh band for much dancing and merriment.
Kings Acre Saughall Chester

Chester Live Festival 2018

https://www musicglue com/music-is-now/events/2018-06-24-chester-live-street-festival-2018-brook-street
Chester Live Street Festival 2018

Chester live Festival 2

Brook Street, Chester
Sunday Jun 24th 2018
12 Noon

Free Entry

The Chester Live team are stupidly excited to be returning to Brook Street, Chester as part of the main Chester Live Festival, and bringing another day of FREE live music to the area.
In 2017 nearly 6000 people attended the over across the day and we're looking forward to seeing you all again this coming June.
The ‘Chester Live Street Festival’ will take place on Chester’s most ethnically diverse street on Sunday 24th June 2018, with live music from midday through to 9pm.
The event will also include stalls from local indepenedant traders and family entretainment along the full length of Brook Street.

Live acts
Main Stage - Dead Sound Society Kidsmoke Indio's Dream TABITHA JADE Charlie Reader Same Old Story - S.O.S Nish Goyal Atlas Bay The Drive
Acoustic Stage - C.F. Boneslum Shem Sharples Music Richard G Jones Lost Like Alice Limerance Gareth Howatson Little Strings Music - Clare Will Riding Music David Watson GOGS Cara Hammond Eli S Star & Sarah Beth
Chester Deo Gratias Choir

Sir Elton John
Select Security Stadium
Widnes Cheshire
18th June 2016
Sir Elton John Select Security Stadium Widnes Cheshire

The Lovelies

Music Evening at the Albion Inn
Contact Mike or Christina Mercer on Tel:01244 340 345
Or email
Albion Inn Park Street Chester CH1 1RN

Live Music in Chester 3

Chester Summer Music Festival 2016 TBA

Chester Summer Ukulele Strum
Proms in the park
Hawarden Castle
2015 TBA

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John Williams

No frills, no gimmicks, no pretence SIMPLY DYLAN is John O'Connell's personal exploration and celebration of the rich and diverse work of Bob Dylan. John O'Connell, a rare talent who has had his name indelibly written in to the tapestry of Liverpool's music scene, has collaborated with other highly reputable musicians from the city to form his Dylan Band.
It is their precise playing and high energy renditions of Dylan's work from the 1970s onwards which has gathered momentum and generated incredible interest. From a modest project recognising Dylan's 70th Birthday in 2011 Simply Dylan has gone from selling out the Cavern Club 6 times, to receiving fantastic reviews from the Spanish Press, to impressing Dylan fans from across the UK on their debut Tour with SJM Concerts.
No ordinary interpretation, this is a remarkable and exceptional project which promises to delight Dylan fans young and old and to ignite a new wave of passion for one of the world's most prodigious songwriters.

Jon Coley Jon Coley 1 Jon Coley 2

Jon Coley

Known for his soaring vocals and masterful guitar technique, Jon Coley has become known around the North West as a modern day folksman.

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City of Chester Male Voice Choir City of Chester Male Voice Choir

City of Chester Male Voice Choir

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Folk Music Folk Music

Folk Music

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Chester Phil Orchestra

Chester Phil Orchestra

The Chester Philharmonic Orchestra (CPO), founded in 1884, is one of the premier non-professional orchestras in North West England. We strive to perform music from a wide repertoire which will appeal to playing members and audiences alike. The Orchestra, which is a registered charity, is self-funding through member subscriptions, Box Office receipts from concerts and occasional fundraising activities. Sponsorship is also sought and we would be very pleased to hear from any organisations that wish to sponsor us. We rehearse on Monday evenings (from 7.30pm) in All Saints’ Church Hall on Hoole Road, Chester CH2 3HZ. Good string players are always welcome and there are sometimes vacancies in other sections. The orchestra usually performs four or five concerts a year (including an annual carol concert), which take place in the magnificent setting of Chester’s ancient Cathedral.

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Chester Bach Singers Chester Bach Singers

Chester Bach Singers

Chester Bach Singers
Tickets 0845 241 7868

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Chester Music Society Chester Music Society

Chester Music Society

Chester Music Society
Tickets Chester Visitor Information 0845 241 7868
Ticket Secretary 07805 475 816

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Chester Chamber Orchestra Chester Chamber Orchestra

Chester Chamber Orchestra

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Chris Tavener Chris Tavener

Chris Tavener

Satirical Songwriter from Northwich. Peforming on the Chester Open Mic Circuit

Chemistry Lane

Chemistry Lane

Chemistry Lane are ambitious. It is fair to say that a band which cites David Byrne, George Orwell and Godspeed You! Black Emperor among their influences would be anything but. The band, based in Chester but with a branch or two in North Wales, also define themselves as Post Cello Smack Rock. This is probably tongue in cheek. A good sign if they are not to collapse under the weight of their influence. "November's Day Parade" kicks off in sprightly fashion. "Thunderpop" is all speed and immediacy. It burns brightly and, at under three minutes, is positively infantile compared to the rest of the EP. There is an attitude present there that slowly dissolves as you move into the EP. You sink around slow burning, reverb drenched guitar. Music that is best left to its own devices rather than to be picked apart. Any attempt to sit and do this would be fruitless. An EP best enjoyed slowly and in this way, "Burning Building (A Time For Burning Mix)" is sublime. An obvious high point is reached early on. The track "November's Day Parade" has a motorik drum beat following clipped and sampled spoken word which sits comfortably amid smooth vocals and ambience. Throughout the sound is lush and deep and it accents Chemistry Lane's ambition. Beautiful production does well in ridding the album of a niggling sense of self importance - pushing it to the back of your mind. It would be easy to get carried away with ideas as long and convoluted as these. Without sounding off the cuff the group manage to sound deliberate and with direction

Darren Rivers UK Elvis Tribute Act Darren Rivers UK Elvis Tribute Act

Darren Rivers UK Elvis Tribute Act

North West

UK Elvis Tribute Act Elvis Presley Impersonator 'Top Tribute'
Darren Rivers is a superb UK Elvis tribute act. He has been performing his successful Elvis tribute show at all kinds of venues, functions and events for 20 years.

P3 P3



Houghton Weavers Houghton Weavers

Houghton Weavers

Formed in 1975, The Houghton Weavers made their television debut in the BBC's talent show "We'll Call You". So successful were they that, within a couple of months they were given their own show "Sit Thi Deawn" which continued for six series over seven years and had the highest viewing figures for any regional T.V. programme.
As well as their own show the Weavers have appeared on many other national TV programmes for both BBC and ITV including "Jim'll Fix It", "This Is Your Life" and "The Video Entertainers".
Six series on Radio 2 led the Weavers to appear with such notable artistes as Cannon & Ball, Ken Dodd, Rick Wakeman, Mike Harding, Billy Connolly, Phil Cool, Jasper Carrott, Norman Wisdom, Mick Miller and Stan Boardman amongst many others.
They have starred in six pantomimes at top theatres in the North West, five of them as top of the bill.
An album deal with EMI found the Weavers recording at the famous Abbey Road Studios and now over 24 albums bear their name, many of which have been re-released and are still major sellers, Their perennial favourite "The Blackpool Belle" was a number 1 hit in Tasmania and a number 3 hit in New Zealand.
Their Fan Club consists of over 2,000 members ranging in age from three months to 100 years and stretches as far afield as the USA, Canada, Bahrain, Belgium, Australia and Germany.
The Houghton Weavers guarantee a wonderful evening of song and humour. Their experience in the business together with their style and professionalism ensures that, as their motto says, they will always "KEEP FOLK SMILING"

Organ Recitals Organ Recitals at St Werburgh RC Church

Organ Recitals at St Werburgh RC Church

Grosvenor Park Road

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The Soul Society The Soul Society. The Northwest's Premier Soul Band. Please click for

The Soul Society

The LP The LP

The LP

The Lovelies The Lovelies

The Lovelies

Pop duo from Chester appeared on ITV2's Xtrafactor

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Oona Linnett Oona Linnett

Oona Linnett
Oona Linnett
01244 675 830
07951 222 681

Street Jazz Street Jazz. Please click for

Street Jazz

St John's Festival Orchestra St John's Festival Orchestra

St John's Festival Orchestra

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David Greenald World Upside Down

David Greenald World Upside Down


Female acoustic duo, stripped back to two percussive guitars and two vocals. Keep it Raw.
All music owned, written and performed by Mercy Elise and Sarah Deboe.
Debut EP Available on iTunes & Amazon

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The Suns

The Jalapenos
The best of Pub Rock Music
Live Music in pubs around Chester

Church Music

Church Music

Music Events in the Area
Music Events in the Area 1
Music Events in the Area 2

Folk at the Hall
Trelawnyd Memorial Hall
07899 024 162

The Commercial Hotel St Peter's Churchyard Outdoor Stage


Music in Cheshire

Mojo Guitar Shows Presents
Mojo Guitar Shows Presents - Cheshire Guitar Show
Cheshire Guitar Show

Sunday 22nd September 2019
Crewe Alexandra Football Ground
Doors 1000 - 1600
Buy - Sell - Trade Guitars, Amps & Accessories
Plus live music / workshops / demo’s
Admission £4 (under 12 Free when accompanied ) Pay on door
Free Parking
Five minutes walk from Crewe Train Station

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Knutsford Music Festival
23rd to 25th June 2017
Knutsford Cheshire England
Knutsford Music Festival


Jon Egerton Saxophone Tuition
Jon Egerton Saxophone Tuition Chester
Saxophone Tuition in the Chester area from Jon Egerton. Beginners/Advanced students welcome.
Over 30 years professional experience.


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