What’s On

Ormskirk Advertiser - - Student Life -

THE Phil Shot­ton Quar­tet will be play­ing Jazz in the Red Bar on Fri­day, Novem­ber 2, at 8pm.

En­try is free with no ticket re­quired.

Phil and his quar­tet reg­u­larly per­form along­side many na­tional and in­ter­na­tional jazz artists and have ap­peared at ma­jor jazz fes­ti­vals, venues and mu­sic fes­ti­vals through­out the coun­try and abroad.

With a tenor sound rem­i­nis­cent of Cole­man Hawkins, Ben Web­ster and Dex­ter Gor­don, Phil is gain­ing the rep­u­ta­tion of a highly sought-af­ter soloist.

The Quar­tet fea­tures: Dr Tom Sykes, pi­ano, Matt Law­ton, dou­ble bass, and Jez Finch, drums.

For the evening The Red Bar will be­come a cabaret style jazz club with the quar­tet play­ing jazz stan­dards from the 1930s on­wards and pop­u­lar songs from the Amer­i­can song­book.

Dur­ing the sec­ond half of the per­for­mance, au­di­ence mem­bers can sit in with the quar­tet and ex­pe­ri­ence play­ing with a pro­fes­sional group.

If you are a vo­cal­ist or in­stru­men­tal­ist and would like to sit in for a num­ber or two dur­ing the sec­ond set, this can be ar­ranged on the night. TO HAVE To Shoot Ir­ish­men, a new play with songs by Lizzie Nun­nery, will be per­formed at the Arts Cen­tre on Tues­day, Novem­ber 6, at 7.30pm. From the writer of Narvik. Easter morn­ing, 1916. Gun­shots ring out in the Dublin streets.

In her sub­ur­ban sit­ting-room Hanna pre­pares for revo­lu­tion.

While Frank walks through the crowds call­ing for peace, John walks through his night­mares of the trenches, sees a city soaked in blood.

Eigh­teen-year-old Wil­liam fear­fully re­ports to the bar­racks for duty, de­ter­mined to serve the Bri­tish Army with hon­our.

In­spired by true events, the ab­sorb­ing pro­duc­tion weaves move­ment and live folk song in to a stir­ring tale of mil­i­tarism, cor­rup­tion and the power of re­bel­lion.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from UK

© PressReader. All rights reserved.