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13

Mar


Bonus opportunity ... Richard Digance with Strengyn

Organisers of the Richard Digance concert at Freemasons’ Hall, Douglas on Friday 16th March, have kindly offered to release some of the tickets to their event to JonnoPromotions on a first-come, first-served, basis. Strengyn will be finishing off the evening after Richard has finished his show!

These tickets are available online from http://www.etickets.im/jp at a cost of £20 (including a light buffet supper).

7pm buffet, 8pm start.

Posted on 13-03-12

03

Mar


LAXEY ticket outlet ...

Hard copy tickets for Richard Digance's concert at the Institute on Wednesday March 14th are now available from an outlet in Laxey. Go and see Robert at the Craigmooar Tea Rooms in Laxey and he'll fix you up! £15 each.

Hard copy tickets also available from Peter Norris Music in Douglas or online from http://www.etickets.im/jp

See you there!

Posted on 03-03-12

17

Jan


Richard Digance Tickets on Sale

Tickets for the two Richard Digance shows:

Wednesday 14th March at the Laxey Institute, and

Thursday 15th March at the Erin Arts Centre

are now on sale from http://www.etickets.im/jp at a recession-busting £15 each.

We're all looking forward to some rip-roaring fun with brilliant Guitar playing, intelligent Comedy, cheeky Singalongs and a whole lot of fun!

On both evenings, doors open at 7:30pm with the show at 8pm.

There's more about Richard on my Artist page
http://www.jonnopromotions.com/viewartist.php?aid=109

Check out some YouTube links here:
http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL3D2ED6C7D8B4BA57

Posted on 17-01-12

21

Oct


Jackie Oates interview in Manx Independent

Hi folks ...
Jackie is interviewed on front page of the WWW section in today's Manx Independent.

You can read it online here http://www.iomtoday.co.im/lifestyle/manx-entertainment-news/touch_of_folk_magic_1_3896028

Looking forward to Jackie's arrival on-Island tomorrow.

Thanks also to Alex Brindley for interviewing Jackie on his show this afternoon and playing "Fortune Turns The Wheel".

I do hope as many of you as possible will come and hear Jackie play tomorrow. The gig is being filmed and recorded by Manx based Simjoh Productions Limited (http://www.simjoh.co.uk) so would be great to have a full house for Jackie and her band to play to.

The fantastic Strengyn will be supporting act and will open the show at 7.30pm.

Posted on 21-10-11

19

Oct


Jackie Oates Weekend & YouTube Playlist

Just a quick reminder of two cracking music events this weekend:

Saturday 22 – Villa Marina Arcade. Expect an evening of brilliant music and stunning melodic harmonies from two-time BBC Folk Award winner, singer-songwriter & violinist Jackie Oates and her band. Jackie’s band comprises Mike Cosgrove (keyboards, accordion, vocals); Tristan Seume (Gordon Giltrap’s protégé & “Guitarist” Columnist) (guitars/bouzouki, vocals) and James Budden (double bass, vocals).
Doors open 7pm and “Strengyn” (Paul Rogers & Matt Kelly) open the show at 7:30pm. Tickets are £20 from the Hotline - 600555 or on the door (and there will be a bar available!)

Check out Jackie on this playlist: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLA011E0DE3ABDAD17

Sunday 23 – Centenary Centre - Extension “Fundraiser” - featuring:
Manannin Black; Sue Coyle; Paul Cringle, Ken Crellin & Rob Middleton; Steve White & Brendan McLaughlin; Halfway Home (Joe & Ben Crookall, James Quilliam); and Home Run (Darryl Williams, Tim Davies & Kate Bass).
Doors open 7pm, show 7:30pm. Tickets are £10.00 and are available from Celtic Gold, Peel – Shakti Man, Ramsey – Peter Norris Music & Mostly Manx, Douglas – Thompson Travel, Port Erin & online at www.centenarycentre.com.

Hope to see you at both events!

Jonno

Posted on 19-10-11

12

Oct


Event Added: Richard Digance Tourette

Next event from JonnoPromotions announced:

Richard Digance Tourette will perform at Erin Arts Centre, Port Erin, Isle of Man on Thursday 15th March 2012. Check out the events page for more information

Posted on 12-10-11

12

Oct


Event Added: Richard Digance Tourette

Next event from JonnoPromotions announced:

Richard Digance Tourette will perform at the Laxey Institute on Wednesday 14th March 2012. Check out the events page for more information

Posted on 12-10-11

28

Sep


Gareth Pearson, The Cooish and Jackie Oates

Just a quick note to remind you about next Saturday’s gig by Gareth Pearson at the Centenary Centre, Peel (a Peter Norris Music event).

Welsh guitar phenomenon Gareth is considered a virtuoso in the field of finger-style guitar. His playing has earned great accolades from world renowned players; Jan Akkerman calls him a genius and Tommy Emmanuel was inspired to write a song about him called “The Welsh Tornado”. Saturday October 1 – tickets are £10 from Peter Norris Music, Shakti Man and Celtic Gold.

The Cooish Festival also starts on October 1 – more details http://www.myspace.com/cooish

On Saturday 22 October 2011, JonnoPromotions proudly presents singer-songwriter-violinist Jackie Oates, winner of two BBC Folk Awards, making her Isle of Man debut at the Villa Marina Arcade.

Her three piece band includes multi-instrumentalist Mike Cosgrove (Keyboard & Vocals), Tristan Seume (Guitar & Vocals) and James Budden (Double Bass & Vocals) – so look out for plenty of four part harmonies!

Support from brilliant instrumental duo, Strengyn. http://www.gov.im/villagaiety/eventinfo.aspx?eventID=1521

Listen to a couple of Jackie’s songs and an interview on BBC iPlayer (approx 35 minutes in http://tinyurl.com/JackieO-Woman-s-Hour)

Here’s a selection of Jackie’s YouTube content that I hope you’ll enjoy – http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLA011E0DE3ABDAD17

Tickets for Jackie’s Isle of Man debut are available online from www.villagaiety.com or by telephone from 01624 600555.

Posted on 28-09-11

15

Jul


Event Added: The Acoustic Gathering (Ray Jackson, Jerry Donahue and Doug Morter) with local support

Next event from JonnoPromotions announced:

The Acoustic Gathering (Ray Jackson, Jerry Donahue and Doug Morter) with local support will perform at The Promenade Suite, Villa Marina, Harris Promenade, Douglas, Isle of Man on Thursday 22nd September 2011. Check out the events page for more information

Posted on 15-07-11

15

Jul


Event Added: Jackie Oates (Band) with local support Strengyn

Next event from JonnoPromotions announced:

Jackie Oates (Band) with local support Strengyn will perform at The Villa Marina Arcade, Harris Promenade, Douglas, Isle of Man on Saturday 22nd October 2011. Check out the events page for more information

Posted on 15-07-11

10

Jul


Event Added: GuitarFest IV - Australian Night - Jeff Lang & Derrin Nauendorf

Next event from JonnoPromotions announced:

GuitarFest IV - Australian Night - Jeff Lang & Derrin Nauendorf will perform at The Promenade Suite, Villa Marina, Harris Promenade, Douglas, Isle of Man on Sunday 28th August 2011. Check out the events page for more information

Posted on 10-07-11

10

Jul


Event Added: GuitarFest IV - Classical Guitar Classics - Craig Ogden & Gary Ryan

Next event from JonnoPromotions announced:

GuitarFest IV - Classical Guitar Classics - Craig Ogden & Gary Ryan will perform at The Promenade Suite, Villa Marina, Harris Promenade, Douglas, Isle of Man on Saturday 27th August 2011. Check out the events page for more information

Posted on 10-07-11

09

Jul


Event Added: GuitarFest IV - Return of the Acoustic Troubadours - Jon Gomm & Angelo Palladino

Next event from JonnoPromotions announced:

GuitarFest IV - Return of the Acoustic Troubadours - Jon Gomm & Angelo Palladino will perform at The Promenade Suite, Villa Marina, Harris Promenade, Douglas, Isle of Man on Friday 26th August 2011. Check out the events page for more information

Posted on 09-07-11

07

Jul


GuitarFest IV - 26-28 August 2011

JonnoPromotions, supported by IOM Arts Council and with the Manx Radio Music Club, proudly presents the fourth Isle of Man Guitar Festival.

Three ticketed gigs (Friday, Saturday & Sunday Evenings) in the Villa Marina Promenade Suite, Harris Promenade, Douglas, Isle of Man

Four workshops [also ticketed] will be held at Peter Norris Music 39 Finch Road, Douglas, Isle of Man (Saturday & Sunday daytimes) [details to follow].

Plus the Peter Norris Music “Local Stage” [also in the Villa Marina Promenade Suite] – free music from a broad selection of local musicians on Friday, Saturday & Sunday daytimes (30 minute slots throughout the day Fri 12-5pm, Sat 10am-4.30pm, Sun 10.30am-4.30pm)

GuitarFest headline events
1 Friday 26 August
“The Return of the Acoustic Troubadours”
• Jon Gomm & Angelo Palladino reprise their January 2009 visit to the Isle of Man
• Each of these singer-songwriters and guitarists have distinctive and differing styles which made for a “great night of music” (John Gregory, IOM Newspapers Article).
• Jon’s local popularity has grown over a number of gigs on the Isle of Man since his first visit in November 2006 and this will be Angelo’s third visit, his first since performing at GuitarFest II in 2009.

2 Saturday 27 August
“Classical Guitar Classics”
• Classic FMs “The Guitarist” Craig Ogden
• Craig is currently number 1 on the classical charts with his CD “Summertime”
• Performing alongside Gary Ryan
[with whom Craig used to run Guitarists’ Retreats on the Island (in conjunction with Erin Arts Centre)]
• These international virtuosi will be performing a series of solos and duets – classic guitar pieces combined with a number of their own compositions
• Gary played a headline show at GuitarFest II (2009) and also at Ramsey Music Society in January 2011
• This is Craig’s first performance on the Isle of Man since 2005.

3 Sunday 28 August
“Australian Night”
• Featuring two brilliant singer-songwriters and guitarists
• Jeff Lang and Derrin Nauendorf
• Jeff Lang is a double ARIA award winning artist [equivalent to winning a BRIT] best Blues Album (with Bob Brozman) in 2002 and best World Music Album in 2010 (with Djan Djan – Mamadou Diabate [Kora – Mali] and Bobby Singh [Tabla – India])
• Jeff last played on the Island at Peel Centenary Centre in May 2009 having debuted in the Promenade Suite in August 2008.
• Derrin played at the 2007 Big Wheel Blues Festival then for JonnoPromotions at Peel Centenary Centre in March 2008 and then supported “The Gathering – Legends of Folk Rock” at the Gaiety Theatre in June 2009.

TICKETS ON SALE 8 JULY 2011
Tickets for the three concerts are £18 each. Buy 6 tickets for the price of 5 (reducing the ticket price to £15 each). Online from www.villagaiety.com or by telephone 01624 600555.

There will be a Marshals discount available for single gig tickets [£16].

There are also 50 Festival Tickets available at £36 each [covers all three concerts – it’s effectively “buy 2 get 1 free”] [6 for 5 offer also applies to the Festival Ticket].

Workshop details to follow shortly on http://www.jonnopromotions.com and http://www.iomguitarfest.com.

There will also be “pre-show” performances by local musicians, details to follow.

Posted on 07-07-11

19

Jun


Dan Donnelly Isle of Man Mini-Tour June 27-29, 2011

I really look forward to seeing you at one of the events on the Dan Donnelly mini-tour.

Please read Lottie Ray's article in the Manx Independent here http://tinyurl.com/Dan-Donnelly-June-2011.

Hard copy tickets for The Laxey Institute gig on Wednesday 29th June, with local support act Christy D, are now available from Peter Norris Music. Doors 7.30, show 8pm, £10.

Hard copy tickets for under-19s gig at The Studio Theatre Ballakermeen High School are now available in the School Foyer. (Monday 27th June). Doors open 4.30pm, the show runs from 5-7pm and support is from Joe Hillard and Liam Moorhouse. (Students from other schools are all very welcome to attend!). Tickets £5.

Tickets are also available online from http://eTickets.im/jp

Posted on 19-06-11

03

Jun


Dan Donnelly Isle of Man Mini-Tour June 27-29, 2011

Dan Donnelly will finally make his Manx debut this month with a mini-tour ... Monday 27th June to Wednesday 29th June 2011 inclusive

Starting with an under-19s gig at The Studio Theatre (Ballakermeen High School, St Catherine's Road Douglas) on Monday 27th at 5pm ... local support TBA ... tickets £5 online from http://www.eTickets.im/jp and shortly available from the School.

http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=214741861892154
http://www.jonnopromotions.com/viewevent.php?eid=170

Then, a Songwriting workshop at SoundCheck (Douglas Youth Centre, Kensington Road) on Tuesday 28th at 7pm - normal Soundcheck admission applies.

http://www.jonnopromotions.com/viewevent.php?eid=171

And, finally, one of the first commercial events to be held at the Laxey Workingmen's Institute, Dan will perform on Wednesday 27th at 8pm, with guest support Christy D ... tickets £10 from http://www.eTickets.im/jp (or contact me for hard copy tickets)

http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=210951442278204
http://www.jonnopromotions.com/viewevent.php?eid=172

Become a friend of the Laxey Institute here ...
http://www.facebook.com/home.php?sk=group_214994591852466

Check out Dan Donnelly on YouTube here
http://www.youtube.com/playlist?p=PL4344FAD9312EB83E&feature=mh_lolz

Article in R2 online Magazine
http://www.rock-n-reel.co.uk/news.cfm?id=307

Become a friend of JonnoPromotions.com here
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Jonnopromotionscom/6573100686

Please pass this email on to anyone who you think might be interested ...

Thanks

Jonno

Posted on 03-06-11

17

May


Event Added: Dan Donnelly In Concert

Next event from JonnoPromotions announced:

Dan Donnelly In Concert will perform at The Laxey Working Mens' Institute, Laxey on Wednesday 29th June 2011. Check out the events page for more information

Posted on 17-05-11

17

May


Event Added: Dan Donnelly Songwriting Workshop

Next event from JonnoPromotions announced:

Dan Donnelly Songwriting Workshop will perform at Soundcheck, Douglas Youth Centre, Kensington Road, Douglas on Tuesday 28th June 2011. Check out the events page for more information

Posted on 17-05-11

17

May


Event Added: Dan Donnelly In Concert

Next event from JonnoPromotions announced:

Dan Donnelly In Concert will perform at The Studio Theatre, Ballakermeen High School, Douglas, Isle of Man on Monday 27th June 2011. Check out the events page for more information

Posted on 17-05-11

06

Mar


Clive Carroll & Amrit Sond

Link below to a 20 minute video with Amrit Sond on Vimeo

http://vimeo.com/18464937

He's remarkable ... but this is a great way of getting a feel for it!!!

Hoping to see you at the gig (or the workshop, or both!!!)

http://www.jonnopromotions.com/viewevent.php?eid=169
http://www.jonnopromotions.com/viewevent.php?eid=168

Posted on 06-03-11

06

Mar


Clive Carroll - March 25 & 26 2011

Check out my YouTube playlist ...

http://tinyurl.com/Clive-Carroll-YouTube

Truly phenomenal playing!!!

Hoping to see you at the gig (or the workshop, or both!!!)

http://www.jonnopromotions.com/viewevent.php?eid=169
http://www.jonnopromotions.com/viewevent.php?eid=168

Posted on 06-03-11

27

Jan


Nick Harper weekend

Nick Harper's first visit to the Isle of Man this weekend - workshop at Peter Norris Music on Friday, gig at the Promenaade Suite on Saturday!!! Click on events on JonnoPromotions site for more details. See you there!

Posted on 27-01-11

15

Jan


Nick Harper

If you're undecided about coming to see Nick Harper in Douglas two weeks from today ...

See this link for a ten minute introduction to the man and his work ... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g7780eoZdgM

Nick Harper workshop at Peter Norris Music 28 January 2011 and gig at the Promenade Suite, Villa Marina, Douglas on Saturday 29 January 2011.

More cracking Nick Harper tracks among my YouTube favourites:

Love Junky http://www.youtube.com/user/JonnoIOM?feature=mhum#p/f/15/BeP8-XitQgc

Aeroplane (intro by Rev Hammer of the Fabbies) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=niy_5Z0LKiY

Knuckledraggers http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EWILEjQ03xo

Posted on 15-01-11

15

Jan


GuitarFest 2011

Dates for 2011 IOM & MGP GuitarFest will be Friday 26th - Sunday 28th August, 2011.

Posted on 15-01-11

17

Nov


Dan Donnelly gig Friday 26 November postponed

We regret to announce that, due to circumstances beyond our control, the Dan Donnelly gig scheduled for Friday 26 November 2011 is postponed. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Posted on 17-11-10

23

Sep


Event Added: Clive Carroll in concert, with special guest support Amrit Sond

Next event from JonnoPromotions announced:

Clive Carroll in concert, with special guest support Amrit Sond will perform at The Villa Marina Arcade, Douglas, Isle of Man on Saturday 26th March 2011. Check out the events page for more information

Posted on 23-09-10

23

Sep


Event Added: Clive Carroll Workshop with contrtibutions from Amrit Sond

Next event from JonnoPromotions announced:

Clive Carroll Workshop with contrtibutions from Amrit Sond will perform at Peter Norris Music, Finch Road, Douglas, Isle of Man on Friday 25th March 2011. Check out the events page for more information

Posted on 23-09-10

23

Sep


Event Added: Nick Harper Workshop (Guitar & Songwriting)

Next event from JonnoPromotions announced:

Nick Harper Workshop (Guitar & Songwriting) will perform at Peter Norris Music, Finch Road, Douglas, Isle of Man on Friday 28th January 2011. Check out the events page for more information

Posted on 23-09-10

23

Sep


Event Added: Nick Harper with local support

Next event from JonnoPromotions announced:

Nick Harper with local support from The Twigs will perform at The Promenade Suite, Villa Marina, Isle of Man on Saturday 29th January 2011. Check out the events page for more information

Posted on 23-09-10

22

Sep


Special guest act for an Evening with Richard Digance

JonnoPromotions is thrilled to announce that Anna Goldsmith will be supporting Richard Digance at the Gaiety Theatre, Douglas, on Saturday October 16th 2010.

Anna is best known for singing and playing piano or keyboards. However, she recently wowed the crowds on the Peter Norris Music Stage at GuitarFest fronting up as singer, with Mike Reaney and Lee Meier as her backing band. (Mike & Lee also perform as "Koa").

Anna has agreed to perform at the Gaiety as a singer - so expect something different - Anna Goldsmith performing without a safety net!!!

Saturday 16 October. Doors 7pm Show 7.30pm. Tickets still available in person from the Welcome Centre and Villa Box Office, online at http://www.villagaiety.com or from the Hotline 01624 600555. Stalls £15, Dress Circle £17, Concessions are available.

More news follows shortly!

Posted on 22-09-10

25

Aug


I Am President to support The Hamsters on Saturday 28th August 2010

Excellent local blues/rock band, "I Am President", will be opening the show for The Hamsters on Saturday 28th August 2010 at the Royal Hall in the Villa Marina.

Blues Matters said of the band, fronted by Matthew Collister, "A young power trio ... we'd love to see these guys get a break ... They would rival the best of young Blues bands currently on the circuit".

JonnoPromotions continues its tradition of booking the best local musicians to support brilliant visiting musicians.

Tickets still available - with concessions available to:

* Students and Young Persons
* Forces/Reserves
* Senior Citizens
* CFCs (Cared For & Carers)

As part of the MGP Festival concessions are also available to:
* Motorcycle club members (e.g. Manx MCC, Vintage MCC, etc.)
* MGP and TT marshals
* MGP riders and team members
on presentation of valid ID at the Welcome Centre or box office.

We look forward to seeing you at the gig (or the other 2 gigs, 4 workshops or at the free stage during Friday/Saturday and Sunday daytimes).

http://www.iomguitarfest.com/programme.php

Posted on 25-08-10

14

Aug


Event Added: Liam Carter-Hawkins playing as part of IOM Arts Council SoundBites Concert Series

Next event from JonnoPromotions announced:

Liam Carter-Hawkins playing as part of IOM Arts Council SoundBites Concert Series will perform at The Villa Arcade, Villa Marina Complex, Harris Promenade, Douglas, Isle of Man on Monday 23rd August 2010. Check out the events page for more information

Posted on 14-08-10

14

Aug


Event Added: The G.A.S.P.playing as part of IOM Arts Council SoundBites Concert Series

Next event from JonnoPromotions announced:

The G.A.S.P.playing as part of IOM Arts Council SoundBites Concert Series will perform at The Villa Arcade, Villa Marina Complex, Harris Promenade, Douglas, Isle of Man on Tuesday 24th August 2010. Check out the events page for more information

Posted on 14-08-10

14

Aug


Event Added: Steph Joyce playing as part of IOM Arts Council SoundBites Concert Series

Next event from JonnoPromotions announced:

Steph Joyce playing as part of IOM Arts Council SoundBites Concert Series will perform at The Villa Arcade, Villa Marina Complex, Harris Promenade, Douglas, Isle of Man on Wednesday 25th August 2010. Check out the events page for more information

Posted on 14-08-10

14

Aug


Event Added: Strengyn playing as part of IOM Arts Council SoundBites Concert Series

Next event from JonnoPromotions announced:

Strengyn playing as part of IOM Arts Council SoundBites Concert Series will perform at The Villa Arcade, Villa Marina Complex, Harris Promenade, Douglas, Isle of Man on Thursday 26th August 2010. Check out the events page for more information

Posted on 14-08-10

18

Jun


GuitarFest 2010 Tickets NOW ON SALE!!!

JonnoPromotions supported by IOM Arts Council and in association with Manx Radio is pleased to announce that tickets for the Isle of Man & Manx Grand Prix GuitarFest 2010 are now on sale. Available online from http://www.villagaiety.com, by calling the Hotline 01624 600555 or going to the Welcome Centre at the Sea Terminal or the Villa Box Office. Booking fees may apply.

There are a range of concessions available and “Earlybird” tickets if you buy before 31 July. Pass the word on ... it’s gonna be a fun weekend!!!

EVENT DETAILS

Friday 27th August - Dan Arborise plus support act Wingin’ It.
Tickets £15 (Concessions & Earlybird tickets £12.50)
Villa Marina Arcade, Harris Promenade, Douglas, Isle of Man, IM1 2HJ. Doors 7.30pm Show 8pm.

Dan Arborise has been described as “John Martyn meets Nick Drake for the 21st Century”. He’s the first artist ever recommended by www.johnmartyn.com. UNCUT says of his work "acoustic guitar hymns to truth and beauty … beguiling”. Artist information from www.myspace.com/arborise.

Dynamic duo “Wingin’ It” – Danny Kyle Award Winners at Celtic Connections 2007 – are Adam Bulley (from The Southern Tenant Folk Union) on Mandolin and Guitar and Chas MacKenzie on Guitars www.myspace.com/wungit.

Saturday 28th August - The Hamsters Play Jimi Hendrix. With special guest support.
Tickets £20 (Concessions & Earlybird tickets £15.00).
The Royal Hall, Villa Marina, Harris Promenade, Douglas, Isle of Man, IM1 2HJ. Doors 7.00pm Show 8pm.

“Nobody does the music of Hendrix better” – The Times. The Rocking Rodents are playing their first gig on the Isle of Man for 10 years. This gig is the start of The Hamsters’ Jimi Hendrix 40th Anniversary Memorial Tour (their last full Hendrix tour was 1995). "They’re fabulous: one of Britain's very best live bands" - Bob Harris, Radio 2. www.myspace.com/thehamstersuk

Sunday 29th August – The Modern Guitar Trio featuring Roland Chadwick; with local support, Liam Carter-Hawkins
Tickets £14 (Concessions & Earlybird tickets £12.00)
Villa Marina Arcade, Harris Promenade, Douglas, Isle of Man, IM1 2HJ. Doors 7.00pm Show 7.30pm.
Spanish guitar players and composers Roland Chadwick, Roland Gallery and Vincent Lindsey-Clark return to the Isle of Man for their Douglas debut. They have been playing together since 2001 and “each member of the trio brings his own unique contribution to the group: Vincent Lindsey-Clark, the academic: Roland Chadwick the charismatic and outrageous, and Roland Gallery, the pillar of support and sanity. The Modern Guitar Trio presents [a] wonderfully varied programme played to an extremely high standard. It is fun and musical with the mark of three eminent maestros.” - Oliver McGhie, Classical Guitar Magazine www.myspace.com/modernguitartrio
Festival tickets are available at £36.50 (or £34.50 concessions/earlybird) for all 3 concerts.
FREE MUSIC from many local guitarists and bands on the Peter Norris Music Stage in the Villa Marina Arcade on Friday, Saturday & Sunday daytimes (free of charge). To play on this stage contact us on acousticstage@manx.net

Workshops – there will be workshops by Roland Chadwick, Dan Arborise, Adam Bulley and Chas MacKenzie at Peter Norris Music during the weekend ... more details to follow.

Feel free to forward this email to anyone you know who is a music lover!!!!

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JonnoPromotions also invite you to attend “An evening with Richard Digance” on Saturday 16th October at the Gaiety Theatre, Harris Promenade, Douglas, IM1 2JH.
Richard Digance is quite simply one of the most entertaining acts you will ever see. Brilliant self-penned comic songs introduced with panache, style and outrageous humour. Richard is an evergreen performer who appeals to all ages, making him still one of Britain's top comedy and music attractions. He is highly respected by fellow comedians for his original material and by musicians for being one of Britain's top acoustic guitarists. He has appeared to an audience of 8 in The Falklands, half a million at Knebworth Festival and done thousands of shows in between, as well as occasionally finding 9 letter words on Countdown. Richard is also an accomplished artist and author.
Tickets are now on sale from the Villa Gaiety website or the hotline on 01624 600555. Take advantage of early bird discounts by buying before 31st July ... Dress Circle £17 – earlybird £15; Stalls £15 – earlybird £13 – booking fees may apply.

http://www.villagaiety.com/eventinfo.aspx?eventID=1262

http://www.richarddigance.com


I look forward to seeing you at the gigs!

Thanks and best. Jonno
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Posted on 18-06-10

26

May


DC/AC MMX - Kick start TT 2010

In case you've forgotten ...

Tickets still available for the rockingest night of the year so far ... this Saturday 29th May 2010

DC/AC MMX supported by the mighty Maldune and young rockers We Found Wally ... Doors 7pm ... first support on stage at 7.30pm

brought to you by JonnoPromotions in association with Absolute Scaffolding

http://news.bbc.co.uk/local/isleofman/hi/things_to_do/newsid_8701000/8701270.stm

http://www.manxtt.co.uk/kick-start-your-tt-with-dc-ac-mmx-t27.html

http://www.gov.im/lib/news/villagaiety/headlineactsfort.xml

http://www.iomtoday.co.im/what-where-when/Manx-ACDC-tribute-band-to.6068179.jp


Posted on 26-05-10

16

Apr


Event Added: IOM GuitarFest 2010

Next event from JonnoPromotions announced:

IOM GuitarFest 2010 - The Modern Guitar Trio will perform at To be confirmed nearer the date, somewhere on the Isle of Man! on Sunday 29th August 2010. Check out the events page for more information

Posted on 16-04-10

16

Apr


Event Added: IOM GuitarFest 2010 - The Hamsters play Jimi Hendrix

Next event from JonnoPromotions announced:

IOM GuitarFest 2010 - The Hamsters play Jimi Hendrix will perform at To be confirmed nearer the date, somewhere on the Isle of Man! on Saturday 28th August 2010. Check out the events page for more information

Posted on 16-04-10

16

Apr


Event Added: IOM GuitarFest 2010 - Dan Arborise plus Wingin' It

Next event from JonnoPromotions announced:

IOM GuitarFest 2010 - Dan Arborise plus Wingin' It will perform at To be confirmed nearer the date, somewhere on the Isle of Man! on Friday 27th August 2010. Check out the events page for more information

Posted on 16-04-10

16

Apr


Event Added: An evening with Richard Digance

Next event from JonnoPromotions announced:

An evening with Richard Digance will perform at The Gaiety Theatre, Harris Promenade, Douglas, Isle of Man on Saturday 16th October 2010. Check out the events page for more information

Posted on 16-04-10

14

Apr


Event Added: Jon Gomm Guitar Masterclass

Next event from JonnoPromotions announced:

Jon Gomm Guitar Masterclass will perform at Peter Norris Music, Finch Road, Douglas, Isle of Man on Friday 21st May 2010. Check out the events page for more information

Posted on 14-04-10

13

Apr


GuitarFest 2010

Confirmed dates for the IOM & MGP GuitarFest are 27/28/29 August, 2010.

Line-up below ... more info to follow. All events will be in Douglas this year!

IOM GUITARFEST 2010 supported by IOM Arts Council, in association with Manx Radio. Friday 27 - Sunday 29 August. Special preview!

Friday 27th August - Dan Arborise. Dan’s been described as “John Martyn meets Nick Drake for the 21st Century”. He’s the first artist ever recommended by http://www.johnmartyn.com. UNCUT says of his work "acoustic guitar hymns to truth and beauty … beguiling”. Artist information from http://www.myspace.com/arborise. Support from dynamic duo Wingin’ It – Danny Kyle Award Winners at Celtic Connections 2007 - being Adam Bulley (from Southern Tenant Folk Union) on Mandolin & Guitar and Chas McKenzie from Oban on Guitars http://www.myspace.com/wungit.

Saturday 28th August - The Hamsters Play Jimi Hendrix. Their first gig on the Isle of Man for many years, this is the start of The Hamsters’ Jimi Hendrix 40th Anniversary Commemoration Tour (their last Hendrix tour was in 1995). Special guest support to be announced. http://www.myspace.com/thehamstersuk

Sunday 29th August - Modern Guitar Trio – Roland Chadwick, Roland Gallery and Vincent Lindsey-Clark return to the Isle of Man for their Douglas debut. Local support from Liam Carter-Hawkins. http://www.myspace.com/modernguitartrio

FREE MUSIC from many local guitarists and bands on the Peter Norris Music Stage in the Villa Arcade on Friday, Saturday & Sunday daytimes (free of charge). To play on this stage contact us on acousticstage@manx.net

Workshops – there will be workshops available at Peter Norris Music during the weekend ... more details to follow.

Tickets for GuitarFest will go on sale in May. For more details subscribe to the JonnoPromotions mailing list by sending an email with “subscribe” in the subject to news@jonnopromotions.com. Emails to news are dealt with by autoresponder (not a human!). If you want information, email info@jonnopromotions.com.

Spread the word ... it’s gonna be a fun weekend!!! Feel free to forward this email to anyone you know who is a music lover!!!!

Thanks and best

Jonno

http://www.iomguitarfest.com
(NOT YET UPDATED WITH THIS NEWS!!!)


Posted on 13-04-10

05

Apr


DC/AC are TT HEADLINE ACT

Check out the link and get your tickets now!!!

http://www.villagaiety.com/ViewNews.gov?page=lib/news/villagaiety/headlineactsfort.xml&menuid=11570

Posted on 05-04-10

05

Apr


GuitarFest 2010

Hi folks!

GuitarFest 2010 is going to happen on August Bank Holiday weekend. (Friday 27th – Sunday 29th August). Another weekend to look forward to, with top international acts ... and lots of free music on the Acoustic Stage in the Villa Arcade ...

Watch this space! And in the meantime, all the best for the Spring & Summer (when they get here ...)!

Cheers!

Jonno

FOR MORE DETAILS GO TO http://www.jonnopromotions.com and http://www.iomguitarfest.com
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Posted on 05-04-10

14

Feb


DC/AC tickets & coverage in Manx media

Tickets for DC/AC gig will go on sale Tuesday (not Monday as originally planned) - don't blame the Villa/Welcome, it's a JonnoPromotions error.

Thanks for media coverage from

John Gregory, IOM Newspapers (Manx Independent, WWW section)
http://www.iomtoday.co.im/what-where-when/Manx-ACDC-tribute-band-to.6068179.jp

Manx.net
http://www.manx.net/default.asp?id=18&articleid=9836

Isle-news.com
http://isleofman.isle-news.com/archives/jonno-promotions-presents-dcac-m-m-x-for-those-about-to-race-we-salute-you/3327/#more-3327

Posted on 14-02-10

11

Feb


Event Added: DC/AC MMX For Those About to Race (We Salute You)

Next event from JonnoPromotions announced:

DC/AC MMX For Those About to Race (We Salute You) will perform at Royal Hall, Villa Marina Complex, Harris Promenade, Douglas, Isle of Man on Saturday 29th May 2010. Check out the events page for more information

Posted on 11-02-10

03

Feb


Liz Corlett's review of the Southern Tenant Folk Union

2nd February, 2010, www.IsleofMan.com

http://www.isleofman.com/News/article.aspx?article=24169&area=2

Liz's preview of the gig

http://www.isleofman.com/News/article.aspx?article=23911&area=2

Posted on 03-02-10

29

Jan


Southern Tenant Folk Union

Featured article and interview by John Gregory

Manx Independent

http://www.iomtoday.co.im/what-where-when/Roots-music-band-make-Manx.6027092.jp

Posted on 29-01-10

26

Jan


Southern Tenant Folk Union

Just a reminder ...

Saturday 30th January
Doors 7pm, 8pm show Anna Goldsmith then TramWreck (The Twigs plus Johnny G)

Approx 9pm Headline Act

Tickets £12/Concessions £10

http://www.isleofman.com/News/article.aspx?article=23911&area=2

Tickets from Villa Marina website http://www.gov.im/lib/news/villagaiety/dontmissthesouth.xml

Unofficial launch gig for their third album 'The New Farming Scene'. Recorded in Edinburgh with Lau's sound engineer Tim Matthew

http://www.spiralearth.co.uk/news/story.asp?nid=4015

Pat McGarvey leads a 5 string Banjo Workshop at Peter Norris Music on Friday 29th at 7.30pm (tickets £3)

http://www.three.fm/calendar/event/813

http://www.thebestof.co.uk/local/the-isle-of-man/events/226020/jonnopromotions---southern-tenant-folk-union

http://en-gb.facebook.com/event.php?eid=196744656159&ref=mf

Posted on 26-01-10

22

Jan


Blues Festival launch gig 13 March 2010

The Boyd Small Band from the Netherlands to headline Blues Festival Launch gig, Saturday 13th March, Centenary Centre, Atholl Street, Peel ...

http://www.centenarycentre.com/Blues.htm

http://www.iomtoday.co.im/what-where-when/Blues-festival-launch-at-Peel.6006082.jp

http://www.isleofman.com/News/article.aspx?article=23920&area=2

http://isleofman.isle-news.com/archives/big-wheel-blues-festival-2010-launch-gig/3151/

http://www.spiralearth.co.uk/news/festivalstory.asp?nid=4011

http://www.spiralearth.co.uk/news/FestivalNews.asp

http://schema-root.org/people/career/musicians/blues/

tickets from http:/www.eTickets.im

Posted on 22-01-10

21

Jan


Southern Tenant Folk Union/Friday 29th January


Pat McGarvey, founder of the STFU, is giving a workshop on 5 String Banjo on Friday 29th January at Peter Norris Music, Finch Road, Douglas at 7.30pm. Supported by the IOM Arts Council. Bringing "Celtic Connections" to the Isle of Man!

Posted on 21-01-10

17

Jan


John Gregory Preview of 2010

John Gregory, Editor of WWW (What Where When) at Isle of Man Newspapers looks forward to entertainment on the Isle of Man for 2010

http://www.iomtoday.co.im/what-where-when/A-look-at-the-year.5945865.jp

Posted on 17-01-10

14

Jan


Review of the year 2009


Jonno's article reviewing music events on the Isle of Man, 2009.

http://www.iomtoday.co.im/what-where-when/What-a-year-for-live.5946737.jp

Posted on 14-01-10

14

Jan


Southern Tenant Folk Union

STFU with special guest supports Anna Goldsmith and Tramwreck featured on What's New section of Villa Gaiety website

http://www.villagaiety.com/ViewNews.gov?page=lib/news/villagaiety/dontmissthesouth.xml&menuid=11570

Posted on 14-01-10

13

Dec


Event Added: Big Wheel Blues Festival

Big Wheel Blues Festival at the Pavillion, Laxey Glen Gardens, Laxey, Isle of Man on Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd May 2010.

Check out the events page for more information

http://www.bigwheelblues.com

Posted on 13-12-09

13

Dec


Event Added: Southern Tenant Folk Union

Next event from JonnoPromotions announced:

Southern Tenant Folk Union at the Promenade Suite will perform at The Promenade Suite, Villa Marina, Harris Promenade, Douglas, Isle of Man on Saturday 30th January 2010. Check out the events page for more information

Posted on 13-12-09

28

Nov


LAST MINUTE REMINDER ... LOS PACAMINOS


TONIGHT AT THE GAIETY THEATRE IN DOUGLAS!!!!

LOS PACAMINOS FEATURING PAUL YOUNG

SUPPORTS CLARA BARKER & STRENGYN

http://www.isleofman.com/News/article.aspx?article=22288&area=2

http://isleofman.isle-news.com/archives/isle-of-man-debut-of-los-pacaminos-featuring-paul-young/2529/

Posted on 28-11-09

26

Nov


BBC Website

features this weekend's Los Pacaminos gig ...

http://news.bbc.co.uk/local/isleofman/hi/things_to_do/newsid_8379000/8379173.stm

Posted on 26-11-09

25

Nov


Los Pacaminos gig featured in R2 / Rock'n'Reel

Featured in R2 / Rock'n'Reel

http://www.rock-n-reel.co.uk/news.cfm?id=145

Posted on 25-11-09

19

Nov


Los Pacaminos - Strengyn - Clara Barker - Krista Magee - Amber meal deal

Los Pacaminos are a band you can absolutely count on for a great night out! The band is fronted by one of the UK’s finest and best loved vocalists - Paul Young. However, Paul is not the only luminary in this seven piece band; some of the finest musicians in the business team up to present an incendiary mix of norteno, mariachi, western swing, country, blues, rock’n’roll classics and original material. This lively, fun-filled music will create an great party atmosphere!

There will be a free tequila prize draw for audience members who wear Stetsons, Sombreros or any Tex-Mex headgear – making it a tequila-fuelled party night!

Outstanding Manx singer-songwriter and guitarist Clara Barker has recently agreed to join the party. Clara is playing for the third time as support for a JonnoPromotions event, having previously supported the Dylan Project and Jeff Lang. She will be opening the show and making her Gaiety debut as a musician.

Strengyn are also supporting Los Pacaminos. The local duo recently supported Davy Knowles and Back Door Slam when their performance was extremely well received. They first played together in public as part of the Isle of Man GuitarFest, organised by JonnoPromotions, in August 2008.

JonnoPromotions has been lucky enough to receive the assistance of Krista Magee and her young art students at the Isle of Man College. They are designing a special stage set for the gig (pictured below with the “flats” that they have designed and are painting).

Amber (the bar and restaurant under the Chesterhouse Hotel on Loch Promenade) is offering a pre-gig meal deal for £10. A bowl of chilli with nachos and a bottle of Corona (or shot of tequila)! Available from 5pm on Saturday 28th.

Check out Clara's music on http://www.myspace.com/clarabarker

http://www.iomtoday.co.im/what-where-when/Paul-Youngs-Los-Pacaminos-riding.5799934.jp

Tickets still available from the hotline 01624 600555 or http://www.villagaiety.com

http://www.jonnopromotions.com

Posted on 19-11-09

16

Nov


Cheque Presentation Pigs On The Wing & Planes Over Paris

Cheque for £13,000 being presented by Jonno Gollow of JonnoPromotions to Danni Crowe, wife of injured TT racer Nick.

The amount was the net proceeds of the Pigs on the Wing & Planes Over Paris concert on October 10th at the Villa Marina. Presented Monday 9th November at the Sulby Glen Hotel, home of the fundraising efforts for Nick Crowe and Mark Cox.

Pictured L-R
Pete Williamson (Pigs), James Craig (Pigs), Roger Leece (Pigs), Jonno, Photo of Nick Crowe & Mark Cox auctioned for £1600 at fundraising event last Friday, Martyn Cain (Planes), Danni Crowe, Ben O’Hare (Planes). Seated front Ian Daley (ELS), Craig Brown (ELS).

ELS provided all their lighting services for free at the event ... other event sponsors were Earystone Quarry (note spelling – definitely EarystOne!), Outdoor Power & Plant, MANN Construction, Tels Skips and Shaun and Sally Craig

Posted on 16-11-09

12

Nov


Clara Barker to join the party as support for Los Pacaminos

Outstanding Manx singer-songwriter and guitarist Clara Barker has agreed to join the party at the Gaiety Theatre, Douglas, on Saturday 28th November, 2009.

Check out Clara's music on http://www.myspace.com/clarabarker

Listen to an interview with Paul Young here http://www.iomtoday.co.im/what-where-when/Paul-Youngs-Los-Pacaminos-riding.5799934.jp

Tickets still available from the hotline 01624 600555 or http://www.villagaiety.com

Posted on 12-11-09

13

Oct


Pigs On The Wing and Planes Over Paris SELL OUT

The local manx bands Pigs On The Wing and Planes Over Paris featured in a sell out gig at the Villa Marina in Douglas last Saturday ... what a night. Review to follow ...

http://www.iomtoday.co.im/what-where-when/Pigs-on-the-Wing-to.5719809.jp

More about Nick Crowe

http://www.iomtoday.co.im/tt/Nick-Crowe-is-fighting-back.5728336.jp

Posted on 13-10-09

09

Oct


Planes Over Paris & Pigs On The Wing - Sat 10th October!!!

Almost a sell-out gig ...

http://www.isleofman.com/News/article.aspx?article=18241

http://www.iomtoday.co.im/what-where-when/Planes-Over-Paris-fly-back.5616301.jp

http://www.thebestof.co.uk/local/the-isle-of-man/events/199031/pigs-on-the-wing

http://isle-news.com/archives/2009/01/tag/pigs-on-the-wing/

http://www.gov.im/artscouncil/events.xml

http://www.iomguide.com/villamarina.php

Posted on 09-10-09

26

Sep


Clive Gregson Songwriting Workshop (IOM Arts Council Event)

While on the Island, accompanying Patsy Matheson at the Centenary Centre in Peel on Saturday 3rd October, Clive Gregson will be leading an Arts Council sponsored songwriting workshop for up to 20 people on Sunday 4th October.

Clive is probably best known for his successful work with Manx vocalist Christine Collister and as the leader of cult band Any Trouble.

He has also toured and recorded with Richard Thompson, Nanci Griffith, Eddi Reader and Boo Hewerdine, and been voted one of the ‘1,000 Great Guitarists’ by Guitar Magazine.

Clive, who is also appearing in the Autumn (2009) throughout the UK as special guest of Jools Holland, will be accompanying Patsy on acoustic and electric guitars, mandolin and accordion.

If you are interested in attending then contact the Arts Council office (www.iomarts.com) to reserve your place and get details of the Venue for the workshop (will last approx 3 hours from 2-5pm and there will be a charge of £5 but the event is being heavily subsidised by the Arts Council). Further details below.

Visit http://www.jonnopromotions.com/viewevent.php?eid=83 for more background information about Patsy & Clive.

Clive’s explanation of his Songwriting Workshop

Whether you're a seasoned songsmith or have never written a song before, this workshop is aimed at you. We will be working through a number of exercises designed to get you from initial inspiration to a finished song. Along the way we'll be looking at song structures, the editing process and tips and ideas to make your songwriting sessions more productive, original and fun. The exercises will be colloborative and we'll also take some time to listen to each other's efforts and exchange ideas and opinions.

I don't mind total beginners as far as the actual songwriting goes but instrumentalists need to be reasonably self contained. The workshop is not suitable for big gear set ups, drum kits etc and instruments that are not designed for accompanying singing, e.g. tin whistles, saxophones, etc.... Instrumentalist should be reasonably competent ... three chord strummers are fine as long as they can play in tune, in time and are capable of being quiet when asked! 

The most important thing is to have a good attitude and an open mind.... it will not be useful if you arrive thinking that everything you have already written is the work of a genius and therefore untouchable! Unless, of course, that is actually true.... in which case you don't need to be at my workshop!

I present this workshop annually at California Coast Music Camp and Puget Sound Guitar Workshop in the USA, and have also presented it at LIPA, Arts Centres in the UK and at various festivals around the world. If you are a musician looking to add lyrics to your tunes, or a poet who'd like to hear your words set to music, or even a little of both, come on down. Elton, meet Bernie...

Posted on 26-09-09

20

Sep


Los Pacaminos, featuring Paul Young

Los Pacaminos, featuring Paul Young on Saturday November 28th, 2009, The Gaiety Theatre, Harris Promenade, Douglas, Isle of Man (Doors 19.00, show 19.30)

Tickets on sale from Friday 18th September in person from the Welcome Centre and The Villa Marina Box Office in Douglas, by calling 01624 600555 or online at http://www.villagaiety.com/eventinfo.aspx?eventID=1138

Dress Circle tickets £20, Stalls £18 (early bird deals £18 & £15 for tickets bought before October 31 and other concessions are available).

http://www.iomtoday.co.im/what-where-when/Paul-Young-gets-back-to.5660231.jp

http://www.isleofman.com/news/article.aspx?article=19108

Posted on 20-09-09

14

Sep


John Gregory Review of GuitarFest


http://www.iomtoday.co.im/what-where-when/The-kings-of-six-strings.5636300.jp

Posted on 14-09-09

10

Sep


Pigs On The Wing with Planes Over Paris October 10, 2009

Article about Planes Over Paris

http://www.iomtoday.co.im/what-where-when/Planes-Over-Paris-fly-back.5616301.jp

Posted on 10-09-09

05

Sep


Angelo Palladino Gig Review Thursday 3rd September 2009

See Liz Corlett's article here ...

http://www.isleofman.com/News/article.aspx?article=18841

Posted on 05-09-09

04

Sep


Isle-News Coverage of GuitarFest


http://isle-news.com/archives/2009/01/isle-of-man-and-manx-grand-prix-guitarfest-2009/1858/

Posted on 04-09-09

04

Sep


Isle of Man Newspapers Article

John Gregory's article

http://www.iomtoday.co.im/what-where-when/Worldclass-performers-in-GuitarFest-showcase.5614509.jp

and reminder re Masterclasses

http://www.iomtoday.co.im/what-where-when/Guitar-masterclass-tickets-now-available.5597862.jp

Gig Guide
http://www.iomtoday.co.im/whats-on/Gig-Guide.2712984.jp

Posted on 04-09-09

04

Sep


Article from Isle of Man.com

Read Liz Corlett's article

http://www.isleofman.com/News/article.aspx?article=18810&area=2

Posted on 04-09-09

03

Sep


John Gregory Article re Masterclasses

See

http://www.iomtoday.co.im/what-where-when/Guitar-masterclass-tickets-now-available.5597862.jp


Posted on 03-09-09

01

Sep


Manx Telecom Acoustic Stage (Free Stage) Line-up

Final line-up for the Manx Telecom Acoustic Stage on http://www.iomguitarfest.com/freestage.php

More than 45 local musicians playing guitars and / or singing (or both!) for the Manx public - free of charge in the Villa Arcade ...

Friday 4th September 12 noon to 6pm
Saturday 5th September 10am to 6pm
Sunday 6th September 12 noon to 6pm

Posted on 01-09-09

22

Aug


Masterclass tickets are now on sale ...

With apologies for the delay, workshop tickets are now on sale.

Go to http://www.etickets.im/jonnopromotions.asp

Posted on 22-08-09

22

Aug


Rod Clements interviewed by IOM Newspapers

Read Rod's interview with John Gregory.

http://www.iomtoday.co.im/what-where-when/Slide-guitarist-set-for-his.5574630.jp

There is an audio interview too.

Cheers, Jonno

Posted on 22-08-09

21

Aug


Article about Gary Ryan, GuitarFest Headliner

John Gregory's Article, IOM Examiner, 18/08/2009 ...

http://www.iomtoday.co.im/what-where-when/Watch-guitar-virtuoso-Gary-Ryan.5560565.jp

Posted on 21-08-09

16

Aug


Pierre Bensusan

Read an article by John Gregory in IOM Newspapers and listen to John's interview with Pierre Bensusan.

Thank you.

http://www.iomtoday.co.im/what-where-when/Don39t-miss-chance-to-see.5550537.jp

Posted on 16-08-09

09

Aug


Angelo Palladino

Angelo has a new myspace site

His old sites are all dead, so please go and visit him at http://www.myspace.com/theangelopalladinoband and become his friend - also, its a great way to check out his work!

Angelo's headlining at Peel Centenary Centre on September 3rd ... first night of IOM & MGP GuitarFest

Jonno

Posted on 09-08-09

06

Aug


Patsy Matheson with Clive Gregson

Patsy Matheson, accompanied by Clive Gregson
with local support from Barry Nelson

Following the release of her first solo album in eleven years, A Little Piece of England, singer-songwriter Patsy Matheson is embarking on a series of British dates, accompanied by respected fellow tunesmith Clive Gregson, and the pair will make Peel's Centenary Centre their first port of call.

The show, on Saturday 3rd October, will be Patsy's first gig in the Sunset City and Clive's first visit to the Island since 1996.

Patsy is best known as a founder member of the award-winning acoustic quartet, Waking the Witch.

Critics and fans alike were surprised when Waking the Witch announced they were calling it a day after five successful years on the road.

Yorkshire-based Patsy, Jools Parker, Rachel Goodwin and Becky Mills, whose enviable song writing skills and harmonies had seen them likened to Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, had decided it was time to pursue other avenues.

Patsy, who plays trademark mandolin as well as guitars, was a successful solo artist for some time before forming Waking the Witch.

She released two albums, performed solo at Glastonbury and supported top artists including Al Stewart, Christy Moore, Gordon Giltrap, Dick Gaughan, Glenn Tilbrook, The Saw Doctors and the late great John Martyn.

Clive is probably best known for his successful work with Manx vocalist Christine Collister and as the leader of cult band Any Trouble.

He has also toured and recorded with Richard Thompson, Nanci Griffith, Eddi Reader and Boo Hewerdine, and been voted one of the ‘1,000 Great Guitarists’ by Guitar Magazine.

Clive, who is also appearing in the Autumn throughout the UK as special guest of Jools Holland, will be accompanying Patsy on acoustic and electric guitars, mandolin and accordion.

Now re-affirming her strength as a genre-hopping solo artist, Patsy, who penned some of Waking the Witch’s best loved numbers, continues to write diverse and original songs; on tour, she will be plying a mixture of new and vintage material.

The night's support will come from local artist Barry Nelson.

Barry, one of the finest guitarists and singer-songwriters on the Island, has been playing gigs around the Isle of Man and in the UK for more than twenty years as a member of numerous bands. Val Nelson will accompany him on bass and vocals in what is also a Centenary debut.

The show will start at 8pm (doors open 7.30pm) on Saturday 3rd October. Tickets are £10 and available in advance from Celtic Gold in Peel, Peter Norris Music in Douglas, Shakti Man and Ramsey Music Supplies in Ramsey, or www.etickets.im

http://www.iomtoday.co.im/what-where-when/Patsy-Matheson-Centenary-Centre-gig.5488518.jp

http://www.manx.net/default.asp?id=18&articleid=8966

http://www.isleofman.com/News/article.aspx?article=18128

http://www.patsymatheson.co.uk

http://www.myspace.com/patsmatheson

http://www.reverbnation.com/barrynelson

Posted on 06-08-09

06

Aug


Pigs On The Wing with Planes Over Paris

PIGS ON THE WING

Reuniting for their first gig since TT 2006, Pigs on the Wing, the legendary Manx Pink Floyd tribute ensemble that first played on the Isle of Man in 1997, is playing in the Royal Hall at the Villa Marina, Douglas on Saturday October 10th, 2009. (Doors open 19.00 show 20.00).

The gig is a “benefit” for TT sidecar racers Nicky Crowe and Mark Cox who were injured in an incident at Ballacob on Wednesday 12th June.

Pigs on the Wing are Pete Williamson (vocals, guitars), James Craig (guitars), Roger Leece (drums/percussion), Dick Raine (bass), Brian Foley (saxophone). Ian “Catty” Corlett (keyboards) will be returning from London to play at the benefit, which will also feature Shaz Cleator on vocals. Andy James will be managing the event, Iain Rive is also returning to the Island to run the sound for the gig and Justin McMullin of ELS will be providing the lighting.

Support will be provided by local atmospheric “indie” band Planes Over Paris – featuring the talents of Paul Salisbury (guitar and vocals), Ben O'Hare (drums), Steph Gomaa (keyboards and vocals) and Martyn Cain (bass). Planes are also supporting the Kaiser Chiefs at the Villa in August.

Thanks to generous support from Earystone Quarry, Outdoor Power & Plant, MANN Construction, Tels Skips and Shaun and Sally Craig, a significant part of the venue hire for the event has been paid. All the musicians, the crew, lighting company, the promoter and graphic designer are giving their time free of charge to make this an entirely not for profit event and are hopeful that a significant sum will be raised. This will allow the vast majority of the funds raised from ticket sales to go to Nicky and Mark and their families.

Tickets are £10 each and will go on sale on Saturday 1st August 2009 at 9.30am from the Welcome Centre at the Sea Terminal.

http://www.manx.net/default.asp?id=18&articleid=8991

http://www.ttwebsite.com/forums/showthread.php?tid=8118

http://www.gov.im/villagaiety/eventinfo.aspx?eventID=1120

http://www.isleofman.com/News/article.aspx?article=18241

http://isle-news.com/archives/2009/01/pink-floyd-tribute-band-pigs-on-the-wing-reunite-on-the-isle-of-man/1530/

Posted on 06-08-09

28

Jul


GuitarFest Update - Acoustic Stage, Masterclasses, etc.

Earlybird ticket prices are still available until 31 July 2009. Have to hurry you!

GuitarFest 2009 features internationally acclaimed guitarists Gordon Giltrap, Pierre Bensusan, Gary Ryan, Rod Clements and Angelo Palladino & The Skeleton Crew. Visiting support acts for the weekend are Michael Berk, Pete Smith and Roger Inniss and Amrit Sond.

GuitarFest Concerts are as follows:

Thursday September 3, 2009
Blues/Rock night featuring Angelo Palladino & The Skeleton Crew and local support from Walter Ego.
More on www.myspace.com/angelopalladinoband - www.myspace.com/walteregomusic.
Venue: Centenary Centre, Atholl Street, Peel, Isle of Man. Doors 7.30pm, Show 8pm. Full price ticket £10.

Friday September 4, 2009
Modern Classical Guitar Recital by Gary Ryan, with support act Pete Smith and Roger Inniss (Jazz/Folk/Roots).
More on www.garyryan.co.uk - www.petesmithguitarist.com - www.rogerinniss.com.
Venue: Gaiety Theatre, Harris Promenade, Douglas, Isle of Man. Doors 7.00pm, Show 7.30pm. Full price ticket £14.

Saturday September 5, 2009
A night of World, Folk and Contemporary acoustic guitar music from GuitarFest co-headliners Pierre Bensusan (Guitar Player Magazine’s “Best World Musician” 2008) and Gordon Giltrap (playing separately) with support from Michael Berk – solo instrumentalist. More on www.myspace.com/pierrebensusan - www.myspace.com/gordongiltrap - www.myspace.com/michaelberkacoustic.
Venue: Gaiety Theatre, Harris Promenade, Douglas, Isle of Man. Doors 7.00pm, Show 7.30pm. Full price ticket £18.

Sunday September 6, 2009
A night of acoustic and slide guitar from Rod Clements with support from world music guitarist Amrit Sond.
More on www.myspace.com/rodclements - www.myspace.com/amritsondguitarist.
Venue: Centenary Centre, Atholl Street, Peel, Isle of Man. Doors 7.30pm, Show 8pm. Full price ticket £13.

Weekend Masterclasses (Saturday & Sunday) are presented in association with Peter Norris Music and all will be held at the shop in Finch Road Douglas.
Saturday Masterclasses
10.30am to 12 noon - Pierre Bensusan (DADGAD/Alternative Tunings Masterclass);
1pm to 2.30pm – Gary Ryan (Classical Workshop); and
3pm to 4.30pm – Rod Clements (Slide Masterclass).
Sunday Masterclasses
1pm-2.30pm Roger Inniss (Bass Guitar workshop); and
3pm-4.30pm – Gordon Giltrap (Composition).
The final timings and schedule will be confirmed and tickets will go on sale shortly through www.etickets.im.
Masterclasses are priced at £5 per class for adults, £3 for young people. There will also be a masterclass “pass” available giving admission to all 5 masterclasses for £12.50 (£7.50 young people)

Tickets for masterclasses will be on a “first-come first-served” as only a limited number are available.

An innovation at GuitarFest 2009 is the Manx Telecom Acoustic Stage is an innovation at GuitarFest 2009. Thanks to the generous support of Manx Telecom, the Acoustic Stage will be a forum for local acoustic guitarists (comprising all styles of guitar playing) and for visiting support acts to entertain the Manx public free of charge. This will take place on Friday, Saturday and Sunday afternoons in the newly opened arcade at the Villa Marina Entertainment Complex (the “Villa Arcade”).

Tickets are available now from the Welcome Centre or the Villa Marina & Gaiety box offices prices and full details of concessions are available on this link

http://www.iomguitarfest.com/tickets.php

http://www.rock-n-reel.co.uk/news.cfm?id=71

http://www.manx.net/default.asp?id=18&articleid=8973

http://www.iomtoday.co.im/what-where-when/Snap-up-your-tickets-now.5403737.jp

Posted on 28-07-09

30

Jun


Kit Holmes & Truman Falls gig featured on R2 website


http://www.rock-n-reel.co.uk/news.cfm?id=70

Posted on 30-06-09

30

Jun


GuitarFest featured on R2 "Rock'N'Reel" Magazine homepage


http://www.rock-n-reel.co.uk/news.cfm?id=71

Posted on 30-06-09

26

Jun


GuitarFest Tickets on sale now!

Tickets are now on sale for the IOM & MGP GuitarFest 2009.

GuitarFest 2009 features internationally acclaimed guitarists Gordon Giltrap, Pierre Bensusan, Gary Ryan, Rod Clements and Angelo Palladino & The Skeleton Crew. Visiting support acts for the weekend are Michael Berk, Pete Smith and Roger Inniss and Amrit Sond.

Thursday September 3, 2009
Blues/Rock night featuring Angelo Palladino & The Skeleton Crew and local support from Walter Ego.
More on http://www.myspace.com/angelopalladinoband - http://www.myspace.com/walteregomusic.
Venue: Centenary Centre, Atholl Street, Peel, Isle of Man. Doors 7.30pm, Show 8pm. Full price ticket £10.

Friday September 4, 2009
Modern Classical Guitar Recital by Gary Ryan, with support act Pete Smith and Roger Inniss (Jazz/Folk/Roots).
More on http://www.garyryan.co.uk - http://www.petesmithguitarist.com - http://www.rogerinniss.com.
Venue: Gaiety Theatre, Harris Promenade, Douglas, Isle of Man. Doors 7.00pm, Show 7.30pm. Full price ticket £14.

Saturday September 5, 2009
A night of World, Folk and Contemporary acoustic guitar music from GuitarFest co-headliners Pierre Bensusan (Guitar Player Magazine’s “Best World Musician” 2008) and Gordon Giltrap (playing separately) with support from Michael Berk – solo instrumentalist. More on http://www.myspace.com/pierrebensusan - http://www.myspace.com/gordongiltrap - http://www.myspace.com/michaelberkacoustic.
Venue: Gaiety Theatre, Harris Promenade, Douglas, Isle of Man. Doors 7.00pm, Show 7.30pm. Full price ticket £18.

Sunday September 6, 2009
A night of acoustic and slide guitar from Rod Clements with support from world music guitarist Amrit Sond.
More on http://www.myspace.com/rodclements - http://www.myspace.com/amritsondguitarist.
Venue: Centenary Centre, Atholl Street, Peel, Isle of Man. Doors 7.30pm, Show 8pm. Full price ticket £13.

Concessions are available for students (including children), forces/reserves, senior citizens, CFCs (cared for & carers). Motorcycle club members (Manx MCC, Vintage MCC, etc.), MGP and TT marshals, MGP riders and teams (on presentation of valid ID at the Welcome Centre or box office) will all qualify for concessionary prices.

There is also a “12 for 10” (12 tickets for the price of 10) group booking deal available (for each individual concert).

Tickets are available online from http://www.villagaiety.com for the Gaiety Theatre concerts only.

Concession, Festival, Family and Centenary Centre tickets are only available by calling the ticket hotline on 01624 694555 or in person at the Welcome Centre, Sea Terminal Building, Douglas or the Villa Marina & Gaiety Box offices.

IOM & MGP GuitarFest is brought to you by JonnoPromotions with support from the IOM Arts Council and Visit Isle of Man and in association with Manx Radio & MR+

Posted on 26-06-09

26

Jun


The Manx Telecom Acoustic Stage - IOM & MGP GuitarFest 3/4/5 September 2009

The Manx Telecom Acoustic Stage is an innovation at GuitarFest 2009.

Thanks to the generous support of Manx Telecom, the Acoustic Stage will be a forum for local acoustic guitarists (comprising all styles of guitar playing) and visiting support acts to entertain the Manx public free of charge in the newly opened Villa Marina Arcade – further details are below

The Manx Telecom Acoustic Stage will take place in the Villa Arcade on the Friday, Saturday and Sunday afternoons of GuitarFest. There will be 30 minute slots available for local acoustic/electro acoustic guitar players (25 minute set, 5 minute turnaround).

It is expected that Friday afternoon’s slots will be filled by young guitarists recommended by local music teachers.

The Saturday and Sunday afternoon will be a combination of local guitarists/guitar acts selected by JonnoPromotions and recommendations. This is also an opportunity for local guitar players to put themselves forward for consideration.

Approximate schedule is below (timings may be subject to change).

Friday from 12 noon to 5pm slots for up to 10 local guitarists, followed by a 45 minute set from Amrit Sond.

Saturday from 12 noon to 5pm slots for up to 10 local guitarists, followed by a 45 minute set from Pete Smith & Roger Inniss.

Sunday from 12 noon to 4pm slots for up to 8 local guitarists, followed by a 45 minute set from Michael Berk.

Contact Jonno on acousticstage@manx.net if you are interested in performing on the Manx Telecom Acoustic Stage at GuitarFest 2009!!!

Posted on 26-06-09

25

Jun


Jerry Donahue of The Gathering to host guitar workshop while on the Isle of Man

John Gregory's article in today's Manx Independent.

http://www.iomtoday.co.im/what-where-when/Top-guitar-player-Jerry-to.5403435.jp

Check out Jerry ... either on Saturday night at the Gaiety Theatre as part of The Gathering Legends of Folk Rock or Sunday lunchtime at the workshop ... or, ideally, both ...

:-)

Posted on 25-06-09

20

Jun


Jerry Donahue of The Gathering to host guitar workshop while on the Isle of Man

Jerry Donahue at Peter Norris Music, Finch Road, Douglas - Sunday 28th June at 12 noon.

Jerry is a world famous country/folk/rock player who is a member of the Hellecaster trio and is known as the King of Single and Double String Bending (he's also a really nice guy!).

He will be playing his Peavey Omniac JD signature series Electric Guitar, demsonstrating his string techniques and talking about his gigging life on both sides of the Atlantic.

As this event is being supported by Peavey and by Peter Norris Music there is no admission charge

So come along a week on Sunday for a great time with a truly great Guitarist!

BIOGRAPHY

From his early days in such bands as Fotheringay and Fairport Convention, to notable performances and/or recordings with Gerry Rafferty, Robert Plant, Joan Armatrading, Johnny Hallyday, George Harrison, Cliff Richard, Chris Rea, Warren Zevon, Bonnie Raitt, Hank Marvin, Roy Orbison, Nancy Griffith, The Yardbirds, and The Hellecasters, Jerry epitomizes the consummate guitarists' guitarist.

The son of the late 1940s/50s Big Band leader Sam Donahue and TV and film actress, Patricia Donahue, brother of the late Marc Donahue, and father of singer/ songwriter Kristina Donahue, Jerry has combined the Celtic folk music of his adopted home in the UK with his American rock, blues and country roots to arrive at his own, unique, unmistakable style.

Posted on 20-06-09

20

Jun


Matt Pegg to play bass for the Gathering on Saturday 27th June 2009

Matt Pegg is the son of Fairport Convention and Jethro Tull bass guitar player Dave Pegg.

He is an experienced bass player and has been known to stand in for his father on Jethro Tull tours. He has recorded with Francis Dunnery, Ian Brown and Chris Difford.

He appeared on Dunnery's "Man" album in 2001, and toured with him on his Hometown tour.

Since 1993, Matt has been a member of the group Procol Harum; touring with them regularly and appearing on their "The Well's on Fire" album and "Live at the Union Chapel" DVD.

Sadly, Rick Kemp of Steeleye Span is not able to perform with The Gathering on this occasion due to illness. However, Matt is a top-class bassist and has played with The Gathering on numerous occasions.

http://www.iomtoday.co.im/what-where-when/Big-names-in-folk-rock.5379456.jp

Posted on 20-06-09

06

Jun


SPECIAL DISCOUNT FOR STEVE GIBBONS GIGS

URGENT PRESS RELEASE

STARTS

JonnoPromotions is pleased to announce a special 20% discount to all TT & MGP Marshals, Riders & Team Members who wish to attend any of the following Steve Gibbons’ gigs – on a first-come, first-served basis ... full price ticket are £15 ... special price of £12 which is a 20% discount to face value.

If you haven’t yet bought your ticket – turn up on the door show your Marshals ID card or Racing Team or Riders’ Pit Pass and you’ll get the discount!

If you have already bought your ticket ... bring it with you, show your Marshals/Team/Riders ID and Jonno will refund the difference.

PLEASE NOTE, DISCOUNT ONLY AVAILABLE FROM JONNOPROMOTIONS ON THE DOOR.

This applies to the following gigs:

The Centenary Centre, Atholl Street, Peel – TONIGHT – doors 7.00pm – show 8pm approx ... FULLY SEATED GIG (should be finished in time for last bus to Douglas);

Paramount City, Douglas – Sunday night – doors 8pm – show 9pm approx (music ‘til midnight) [originally scheduled at South Douglas Old Friends] – limited seating;

Falcon’s Nest Hotel, Port Erin – Monday night – doors 7pm - show 9pm approx (music ‘til midnight) – limited seating;

The Centenary Centre, Atholl Street, Peel – Wednesday night – doors 7.00pm – show 8pm approx ... FULLY SEATED GIG (should be finished in time for last bus to Douglas); and

Freemasons’ Hall, Woodbourne Road, Douglas – Thursday night – doors 7pm - show 9pm approx (music ‘til midnight) [originally scheduled at South Douglas Old Friends] – limited seating

Brought to you in association with Manx Radio TT ...

Hard copy tickets for Douglas gigs from Peter Norris Music, for Peel from Celtic Gold, for Port Erin from the Falcon’s Nest reception. E-Tickets still available from http://www.etickets.im/jonnopromotions.asp


ENDS

Posted on 06-06-09

05

Jun


Steve Gibbons Band TT Tour 2009 - Change of Venue

Thursday 11th June

Event being held at Freemasons' Hall Douglas and not - as advertised - at South Douglas Old Friends Club.

Apologies for any inconvenience ...

Posted on 05-06-09

04

Jun


Steve Gibbons Band TT Tour 2009 - Change of Venue

PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF VENUE

On Tuesday afternoon, JonnoPromotions received information that the licence applications by the South Douglas Old Friends Association relating to the long anticipated Steve Gibbons Band TT Tour 2009 events scheduled to take place on Thursday 4th, Sunday 7th and Thursday 11th June, had been rejected by the latest licensing hearing.

After discussions with the Douglas Police Alcohol Unit and the management of the Old Friends, it was decided that a “dry” venue was the only option and it was agreed that this would not be appropriate for these events.

So with grateful thanks to the Sefton Group, and Steve Harding, the manager, the two concerts scheduled for Thursday 4th and Sunday 7th of June have been relocated to Paramount City, located at the far end of Queens Promenade.

Paramount’s management is sensitive to the audience for this event and have kindly agreed to make some extra seating available in the venue. They will be selling bitter and stout (in bottles and cans) in addition to their normal range of draft and bottled lagers, spirits and soft drinks.

Doors will open at 8pm and the gig will start at 9pm. Last orders will be at 00.30 and the venue will close at 01.00. All tickets for the Old Friends gigs will be honoured on the door at Paramount. Refunds will be available if required.

Jonathan “Jonno” Gollow of JonnoPromotions, who is promoting this event in association with Sure Radio TT, regrets any inconvenience caused to SGB fans and hopes all ticketholders will come down to the newly refurbished and redecorated Paramount City and enjoy the event. “The situation was completely outside my control as this was caused by a technical issue relating to the licence at the Old Friends Club” he noted “but, thanks to Steve Harding at Paramount City, all is not lost and all of us Steve Gibbons fans can enjoy an excellent gig, albeit at a slightly different venue than the one we were planning!”

At present a venue has not been finalised for the gig on Thursday 11th June but it is expected that another venue in Douglas will host the final concert of Steve’s mammoth Up Close and Personal TT Tour 2009.

Posted on 04-06-09

02

Jun


Christine Collister visits the Isle of Man

Christine Collister, the highly respected singer, plays an intimate opening night of a UK tour at the Erin Arts Centre, Port Erin on Sunday 14th June with support from Rob Cross.

This will be a very special show and is being recorded by Stereoscout Records.

Tickets ONLY from EAC 835858

Doors 7pm, Show starts 8pm, Bar facilities available.

For more info go to http://www.triskelpromo.com and http://www.christinecollister.com

Posted on 02-06-09

29

May


LINK FOR STEVE GIBBONS ONLINE TICKETS

On sale on-line from those lovely people at eTickets.im ...

http://www.etickets.im/jonnopromotions.asp

Also hard copy available from
Peter Norris Music for Douglas gigs
Falcon's Nest Hotel Reception for Port Erin gigs and
Celtic Gold in Peel for the Peel gigs

See you all there!!!

A JonnoPromotions event brought to you in association with Sure Radio TT!

Posted on 29-05-09

23

May


The Gathering - Legends of Folk Rock (update)

Due to illness, we're sad to report that Rick Kemp will not be performing with The Gathering when they visit the Isle of Man on June 27 (at the Gaiety Theatre). However, Matt Pegg (son of Dave Pegg - Fairport, Jethro Tull & Dylan Project etc.) will be coming to play bass with The Gathering! Matt plays with Procol Harum & also occasionally with Tull ... http://www.myspace.com/mattpeggonthebass

Posted on 23-05-09

19

May


The Gathering - Legends of Folk Rock

Saturday 27th June, 2009 - Gaiety Theatre - tickets are on sale now from http://www.villagaiety.com, the hotline on 01624 694555 and in person from the Welcome Centre - the "early bird" ticket deal is still available until the end of May. (£20 and concessions £16).

Posted on 19-05-09

14

May


Steve Gibbons Band Tickets

On sale on-line from those lovely people at eTickets.im ...

http://www.etickets.im/jonnopromotions.asp

Also hard copy available from
Peter Norris Music for Douglas gigs
Falcon's Nest Hotel Reception for Port Erin gigs and
Celtic Gold in Peel for the Peel gigs

See you all there!!!

A JonnoPromotions event brought to you in association with Sure Radio TT!

Posted on 14-05-09

09

May


Steve Gibbons Band Tickets

Steve Gibbons returns to the Isle of Man for his first TT tour since 2005 with the full Band comprising Phil Bond on Keyboards, John Caswell on Bass, Howard Gregory on Guitar and Howard Smith on Drums.

This is the “SGB” that played at the Peel Bay Festival in 2007. Steve and the Band are playing a series of intimate gigs in smaller venues around the Island.

Tickets for all gigs are priced at £15-00 (and seating is available at all venues).

The Steve Gibbons Band – making your TT “complete” ... up close and personal!

Thursday June 4, Sunday June 7 and Thursday June 11 at The South Douglas Old Friends Association in Douglas (doors 7pm, show starts 9pm);

Friday June 5 and Monday June 8 at the Trustrums Suite at the Falcon’s Nest Hotel in Port Erin - (doors 7pm, show starts 9pm); and

Saturday June 6 and Wednesday June 10 at the Centenary Centre in Peel (doors 7.30pm, show starts 8pm).

Tickets are on sale for Douglas gigs at Peter Norris Music, for Port Erin gigs from the Falcon's Nest Hotel Reception and will shortly be on sale from Celtic Gold for the Peel gigs.

Apologies for the slight delay in availability of online sales. We will send another news alert when online sales are available.

Brought to you in association with Sure Radio TT

Posted on 09-05-09

05

May


Big Wheel Blues Festival May 2 & 3

What a fantastic weekend ... all different flavours of the Blues in Laxey!

http://www.bigwheelblues.com

Read Liz Corlett's article here ...

http://www.isleofman.com/News/article.aspx?article=16548

Posted on 05-05-09

26

Apr


Big Wheel Blues Festival May 2 & 3

www.bigwheelblues.com

Come on down to the Big Wheel Blues Festival at the Laxey Pavilion, Laxey Glen Gardens. Next Saturday and Sunday.
Local bands and family fun from 1pm - 5pm (Free of Charge).

Tickets at £16.50 per evening are still available for the main event from www.bigwheelblues.com and from Peter Norris Music, Ramsey Music Supplies & Shakti Man Ramsey.

More details on an earlier news posting!

Posted on 26-04-09

22

Apr


Mike Galvin Guitar Workshop

As part of the Yn Chruinnaght Festival, a fantastic guitarist, Mike Galvin, will be playing with the Nuala Kennedy Band on the Isle of Man.

Mike is an extremely innovative musician and while on the Island he will be giving a workshop on Saturday 18 July.

Full details to follow ... watch this space!

Posted on 22-04-09

10

Apr


Event Added: Rod Clements with support from Amrit Sond (IOM & MGP GuitarFest)

Next event from www.jonnopromotions.com announced:

Rod Clements with support from Amrit Sond will be playing at the IOM & MGP GuitarFest on Sunday 06th September 2009. Check out the events page for more information

Posted on 10-04-09

10

Apr


Event Added: Pierre Bensusan, Gordon Giltrap & Michael Berk (IOM & MGP GuitarFest)

Next event from www.jonnopromotions.com announced:

Pierre Bensusan, Gordon Giltrap & Michael Berk will be playing at the IOM & MGP GuitarFest on Saturday 05th September 2009. Check out the events page for more information

Posted on 10-04-09

09

Apr


Event Added: Gary Ryan with support from Pete Smith & Roger Inniss (IOM & MGP GuitarFest)

Next event from www.jonnopromotions.com announced:

Gary Ryan with support from Pete Smith & Roger Inniss will be playing at the IOM & MGP GuitarFest on Friday 04th September 2009. Check out the events page for more information

Posted on 09-04-09

09

Apr


Event Added: Angelo Palladino & The Skeleton Crew plus Walter Ego (IOM & MGP GuitarFest 2009)

Next event from www.jonnopromotions.com announced:

Angelo Palladino & The Skeleton Crew plus Walter Ego (IOM & MGP GuitarFest 2009) will be playing at the IOM & MGP GuitarFest on Thursday 03rd September 2009. Check out the events page for more information

Posted on 09-04-09

31

Mar


Event Added: The Gathering - Legends of Folk Rock

Next event from www.jonnopromotions.com announced:

The Gathering - Legends of Folk Rock will be playing at Gaiety Theatre, Douglas on Saturday 27th June 2009. Check out the events page for more information

Posted on 31-03-09

24

Mar


JonnoPromotions Summer Schedule of Gigs

Jonno interviewed by John Gregory for Isle of Man Newspapers (Manx Independent).

Read article here – lots of good stuff happening over the summer ... please forward this link to anyone you know who enjoys live music!

http://www.iomtoday.co.im/what-where-when/Top-musicians-head-to-the.5042741.jp

Posted on 24-03-09

23

Mar


Rev Hammer pre-gig interview

Read and/or listen to John Gregory's interview with Rev Hammer on this link

http://www.iomtoday.co.im/what-where-when/Rev-Hammer39s-solo-show.5088978.jp

Tickets still available for the gig (on Sunday 29th March) from Peter Norris Music, Shakti Man & Ramsey Music Supplies and Celtic Gold in Peel.

More on http://www.iomtoday.co.im/what-where-when/Singersongwriter-Rev-Hammer-to-give.4997143.jp

Posted on 23-03-09

23

Mar


Event Added: Jeff Lang & Grant Cummerford

Next event from www.jonnopromotions.com announced:

Jeff Lang & Grant Cummerford will be playing at The Villa Marina, Douglas on Sunday 03rd August 2008. Check out the events page for more information

Posted on 23-03-09

19

Mar


Gráinne Duffy Band at Peel Centenary Centre

Saturday April 11 7.30 for 8pm start.

After releasing her debut album, 'Out of the Dark', in November 2007, Grainne has been receiving some of the best praise an artist could ever ask for.

In England the buzz has certainly started with Classic Rock commenting 'In a world of chick rockers, Duffy is the real deal. Label bosses get your cheque books out sharpish'. While Guitarist devoted a whole front page to the artist saying her debut album boosts 'bluesy Americana from Ireland with genuine worldwide potential', adding what they love most about her is that she has a 'husky voice and plays a mean blues guitar'.

Guitar Techniques continued this well deserved praise commenting 'she plays with both style and feel' and is a 'thoughtful and melodic guitarist', 'her playing is bursting with personality'. Aside her guitar playing it seems Grainne's voice and songwriting have been drawing in fans far and wide.

Recently Grainne was approached by the BBC to offer her original take on the Oletta Adams cover 'Get Here if you Can' which is currently featured in their advertisment on BBC1 and BBC2 promoting programming on Monday nights on BBC.

The track was recorded in none other than The Beatles producer George Martin's renowned Air Studios in London, featuring the talents of former Eric Clapton drummer Ian Thomas, ex Van Morrison and Madonna bassist Steve Pearce, James Hollowell, currently working with David Gray, on Hammond and Piano and Richard Ashcroft's sideman Adam Philips on guitar.

Following on from such Grainne appeared at Glastonbury 2008 with her band on the acoustic stage alongside Joan Baez, Suzanne Vega, Sinead O Conor, Seasick Steve, Glen Hansard and The Blockheads. This year she has performed as opening act to Robben Ford and The Yardbirds.

http://www.myspace.com/grainneduffy

Tickets £10 from http://www.bigwheelblues.com

Posted on 19-03-09

15

Mar


Event Added: Jeff Lang & Grant Cummerford - Half Seas Over

Next event from www.jonnopromotions.com announced:

Jeff Lang & Grant Cummerford - Half Seas Over will be playing at Centenary Centre, Peel on Monday 16th March 2009. Check out the events page for more information

Posted on 15-03-09

15

Mar


Big Wheel Blues Festival

Saturday May 2 & Sunday May 3 – Bushy’s Big Wheel Blues Festival at the Riverside Pavilion, Laxey Glen Gardens

Thanks to the continuing generosity of main stage sponsors, Cains Advocates, on Saturday May 2 the headline act will be Jerimiah Marques and the Blue Aces and on Sunday May 3 the headliner will be the Kyla Brox Band featuring Victor Brox. Saturday’s opening act is Rodney Branigan followed by the Rogue Dolls and Sunday’s opener is Miller Anderson followed by the Eddie Martin Trio. Full details of these excellent bands can now be found on the Artists page.

Tickets are £16.50 for the evening gigs and are available from usual outlets and online at http://www.bigwheelblues.com

(coach tickets available for the journey home!)

Posted on 15-03-09

14

Feb


Event Added: Rev Hammer

Next event from JonnoPromotions announced:

Rev Hammer is taking place on 29th March 2009 at South Douglas Old Friends Club, Douglas. Check out the events page for more information

Posted on 14-02-09

05

Feb


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Posted on 05-02-09

31

Jan


Event Added: The Acoustic Troubadors

Next event from JonnoPromotions announced:

The Acoustic Troubadors is taking place on 01st February 2009 at The Villa Marina, Douglas. Check out the events page for more information

Posted on 31-01-09

31

Jan


Event Added: Young Musicians' Workshop

Next event from JonnoPromotions announced:

Young Musicians' Workshop is taking place on 01st February 2009 at Studio Theatre, Ballakermeen High School, Douglas. Check out the events page for more information

Posted on 31-01-09

25

Jan


JonnoPromotions - Redesign

If you have visited JonnoPromotions.com before, you will notice that we have made a few changes to our site ... the biggest change, however, will only be noticeable while you browse the site as all event, artist and venue information has now been transferred into a database to make access to information much quicker.

Posted on 25-01-09