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Published 26 Apr 2012 09:30 0 Comments
AN ethereal atmosphere is set to descend on Maidenhead with two Scottish servings.
Blueflint are a folk foursome who combine layers of legendary highland sounds with Americana and bluegrass to create original, melancholy tunes. Wingin' It are guitarist and Mandolinist Adam Bulley, who performed at Balmoral for The Queen's 80th birthday, and guitarist Chaz Mackenzie, who have joined forces to blend gypsy jazz and folk-pop tracks to Norden Farm.
Don't miss critically acclaimed instrumentalists Blueflint on Sunday at 7.30pm, and Saturday, May 5, at 8pm. Tickets are £12 from www.nordenfarm.org.uk or by calling 01628 788997.
GIVE your ears a once in a lifetime treat and get down to Woodley Baptist Church to hear from the man hailed as the world's top percussionist.
Alex Acuna, famed for his boundary-stretching sounds as drummer and percussionist in 1970s band Weather Report, will be bringing his jazz-rock tunes to the Hurricane Way venue courtesy of specialist drum shop DrumWright, in Woodley, on Monday. Doors are at 8pm, get tickets from www.drumwright.co.uk or by calling 0118 9441418.
TWO towns will combine their talents for a covers night on Saturday.
Maidenhead and East Berkshire RSPCA's first charity music night will take place at Global Cafe in Reading, with local artists Simon Williams, Phil Morrison, Ella Chambers, Gabby Morrreti and Mike Kirkland performing everything from Brown Eyed Girl to Lady Gaga with all proceeds going to the RSPCA branch.
Tickets are £10 by calling 07989 202187. For more information see www.maidenheadrspca.net
CAVERSHAM Court's inflatable screen will be unfurled into the park for frights and fantasy at its Summer Screenings.
The Exorcist (18), on May 11, and Back To The Future (PG), on May 12, will be shown to audience sitting under the stars. Tickets cost £11.20 or £9.20 for students and concessions. See www.summerscreens.co.uk
GUITARFEST is ready to rock the stage at South Hill Park, Bracknell, where world class guitarists, including the award-winning Martin Taylor, will electrify audiences from Friday 1-Sunday 3 June. For more information see www.guitarfestival.webs.com
RISING Sun Arts Centre's next tribute night will be Abba on Friday, May 4, at 8pm - take a chance on it!
This article appeared in Reading Chronicle 26 Apr 12