Counting down to week of live music

Penny-less - a Bourne-based folk band to play at Sleaford Live. EMN-150126-160657001
Penny-less - a Bourne-based folk band to play at Sleaford Live. EMN-150126-160657001

Events are rapidly being confirmed for Sleaford Live 2015, taking place this coming May 1-8.

Sleaford Live is an opportunity for venues and performers to promote themselves and for people to enjoy some live entertainment.

Organisers are looking for all forms of live performance including music, poetry, theatre, stand-up comedy, dancing and more.

Among those already confirmed include PennyLess - a Bourne-based folk band appearing at The Playhouse, in Westgate, on May 8. They have made appearances on many radio programmes and on BBC television promoting their original material. Tickets are available from the Playhouse website or Chatterton’s Solicitors.

Miller Magic will be appearing at the Masonic Rooms in Watergate on May 10.

‘Lil’ Ian’ Goodsman will be performing in a free event on May 1 at 8pm at the Solo Club. ‘Lil’ Ian is an acoustic guitarist playing in a variety of styles but mainly American.

There will be a free Unplugged session at the National Centre for Craft and Design in Sleaford on May 5 which will be joined by the Sleaford Writers Group. The Writers Group, along with local artists, will also be contributing to an exhibition of ‘Words and Pictures’ at the Carre Gallery throughout the week.

Kesteven Morris will be dancing at the Farmers Market on May 2 at 11am and afterwards at The Packhorse, Northgate. They will be followed at the Packhorse by St Deny’s church choir.

The next Sleaford Live committee meeting is at the Barge and Bottle on February 2 at 8pm.