Live music

21 Aug 2017
Acclaimed Canadian indie-folk music band The Fugitives will pay a gig at The Lion Hotel, Shrewsbury on Wednesday 04 October as part of a three-week UK tour. Based in Vancouver, they bring brilliant musicianship, top-notch song-writing, complex vocal harmonies and a funny, uplifting vibe to their live performances. Described as ‘the missing link between Leonard Cohen and The Pogues’, they have...
21 Jun 2017
Shropshire recycling and resale organisation Reviive has installed its free-to-play piano on the second floor in The Market Hall Shrewsbury. Based on an idea originated by the worldwide Street Pianos organisation, the aim is to encourage budding musicians to showcase their talents while at the same time entertain the public. The upcycled piano, donated to Reviive in 2015, was previously located...
The Windmill Inn at Rowton
09 Jun 2017
The Windmill Inn at Rowton is hosting its first 'Garden Party' June 17th and 18th The Windmill at Rowton is starting their summer season with a party in the garden. On Saturday and Sunday, 17th and 18th June, there will be something for everyone to enjoy, just ten minutes drive from Shrewsbury. The family-run, traditional pub - has extensive gardens and parking just on the side of the A5.  They'...
Event details  Valentines Ceilidh  Saturday 18th February- 7.30 pm to 11pm  Tickets £10 adults, £5 under 11's- includes buffet lunch.   Radbrook Community Centre, Radbrook Community Centre, Calverton Way, Radbrook Green Shrewsbury, SY3 6DZ.   For tickets or info visit   Or contact info@villagewater.org 01743241563
10 Jan 2017
Join us for a night of live music, real ale, buffet and dancing.  Long term Village Water supporters the Rotary Club of Shrewsbury Darwin are again supporting Village Water with their annual Ceilidh, this years event will be on the Saturday 18th February, perfect for a Valentines theme! Live music will be courtesy of the ever popular Shrewsbury based Ceilidh band the Melomanics Duo, this...
Cafe AleOli will be one of the main Market Hall restaurants open on December 10 and 14.
06 Dec 2016
Live music, a movie and a Narnia chocolate tea party will be part of the late night festive celebrations being staged by Shrewsbury Market Hall on Saturday December 10. The market’s stalls, cafes and restaurants will be open until 10pm and there will be performances by the indie rock band the Cartoon Bandits and disc jockey DJ Buzzword. Award-winning chocolatier Julia Viani, of Toot Sweets, will...
14 Jun 2016
More than 26,000 people will descend on Shrewsbury’s Quarry Park on June 25 and 26 for the town’s award-winning food festival. The event, dubbed the best in the West Midlands earlier this year at the House of Lords, will bring the region’s best chefs, producers and bands under the spotlight. Visitors can sample the delights of more than 200 artisan producers and experience the best the county has...
01 Feb 2016
Clutching At Straws are a multi-talented and diverse alternative folk trio, hailing from the ‘creative county’ of Staffordshire. Clutching At Straws use an impressive variety of instruments to build a full, layered sound suffused with subtlety and their influences are diverse and eclectic with hints of everything from the irony of bluegrass through to the drama of musical theatre.  SOCIAL MEDIA...
Frank Harrison (piano), Dave Whitford (bass), Enzo Zirilli (drums).
17 Nov 2015
Come listen, come play, come sing. Join other enthusiastic jazzers for a romp through your favorite tunes pushes along by that very able rhythm section. It's for all to join.
26 Oct 2015
An acclaimed indie-folk music group from Canada will include two dates in Shropshire when they undertake a two week tour of rural England from the end of October. Vancouver based The Fugitives bring brilliant musicianship, top-notch song-writing, complex vocal harmonies and a funny, uplifting vibe to their live performances. Described as ‘the missing link between Leonard Cohen and The Pogues’,...
Frank Harrison (piano), Dave Whitford (bass), Enzo Zirilli (drums).
13 Oct 2015
Dave O’Higgins (tenor sax), Pete Whittaker (Hammond organ), Sebastiaan de Krom (drums). A grey November will be considerably brightened by an infectiously swinging and joyous celebration of the wonderful African American tradition we know as jazz; swing, blues, melody and harmony, performed by three musicians at the top of their game. They will play a mixture of standards and jazz tunes from down...
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