Live music

14 Jun 2018
Tickets are now on sale for two music concerts at The Wightman Theatre taking place over the coming month. The first, on Friday 22 June, features Shrewsbury based singer Libby Gliksman. Libby, who has been singing and since the age of 16, has built an excellent local reputation performing her versions of timeless classics from the likes of Adele, Joan Armatrading, Etta James, Norah Jones and Sam...
25 Apr 2018
The Abbey in Shrewsbury is gearing up for summer with a packed programme of events planned, as well as a tasty new menu featuring great quality classic dishes, seasonal favourites and weekly specials, launching on Tuesday 1st May, just ahead of the Royal Wedding. Still celebrating after coming second in CAMRA's Shrewsbury Pub of the Year competition 2018, for the consistent quality of its beer,...
31 Jan 2018
Folk legend Richard Thompson is set to make an electrifying return to this year’s Shrewsbury Folk Festival after organisers announced a rare appearance by the musician with his Electric Trio. The former Fairport Convention musician, named by Rolling Stone magazine as one of the top 100 guitarists of all time, will headline the festival’s Bellstone stage on Saturday August 25.   More than half of...
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...
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