JUBILEE LIBRARY – FRIDAY 21st JUNE – HOVE LIBRARY
Make Music Day is the world’s largest annual music festival with FREE events in more than 800 cities across 120 countries. As part of the celebrations, both Jubilee & Hove Libraries will be hosting a day of community music events including performers of all ages and abilities. There will be performances, workshops, taster sessions and music talks for you to enjoy and participate in!
JUBILEE LIBRARY PROGRAMME:
10:00-11:15 SINGING WORKSHOP with Aneesa Chaudhry and Martlets choir (conference room 3) Join Aneesa and members of the Martlets ‘Good Vibrations’ community choir to learn some songs that you will then perform at 11:30!
10:15-10:45 BABY BOOGIE drop-in music session for pre-school children and parents, with Ian (children’s area)
11:00-11:30 UKULELE FOR BEGINNERS with Ian (community space) An introduction to this fun and easy-to-learn instrument. You will be playing songs by the end of the session! Ukuleles provided.
11:30-12:00 MARTLETS ‘GOOD VIBRATIONS’ CHOIR with children of Queen’s Park Primary School (main hall)
12:00-12:15 GIULIA PEDRANA singer-songwriter (community space)
12:15-12:45 NEW NOTE STRUMMERS guitar group (main hall) New Note Strummers is a guitar group, open to anyone who is in recovery from addiction. We cover well-known songs and also encourage players to compose their own music. The group is very supportive and open to all abilities. If you would like to join the Strummers for a jam at the end of their slot, bring your guitar along on the day!
12:45-1:00 LAUREN ALEX HOOPER singer-songwriter (community space)
1:00-1:30 SILVER STRINGS (main hall) A performance by Brighton & Hove’s very own late-starter string band, featuring cello, viola and violin, led by Bela Emerson. Most players were complete beginners to music-making before they came to their first session. The band plays a mixture of popular music, folk, and classical themes as well as some original material.
1:30-1:45 BUCKINGHAM PARK PRIMARY SCHOOL UKULELE CLUB (community space) Children aged between 8 and 11 who have been attending a weekly ukulele club perform numbers and invite you to sing with them.
1:45-2:15 JAMPOTS singing group. Led by Andy Miller, the Jampots is made up of residents and friends of Lavender House Senior Housing Scheme. Together they perform songs from the 1850s to the 1980s!
2:30-3:00 FRETFUL FEDERATION mandolin orchestra (main hall) This award-winning community music group are based in Brighton and formed of players from all over Sussex and beyond. As an ever-expanding orchestra we welcome new members, from novice to expert, and can even supply instruments. Rehearsals are at St George’s Church every Tuesday from 7.30p – 9.30pm. Why not pop in and meet us!
3:00-3:30 TIGHT SQUEEZE CEILIDH BAND (community space) Tight Squeeze are a Brighton based ceilidh and barn dance band. Lively jigs, reels and polkas from these islands and beyond, played on fiddle, banjo and squeeze boxes.
3:30-4:00 SILVER SOUNDS SAMBA (main hall) Silver Sounds is a community-based band for people aged 50+ which sets out to challenge the stereotype and celebrate what older people can do. The band meets weekly and performs at many community and charity events. www.silversounds.org
4:00-4:50 JUBILEE MUSIC CLUB TALK: BRIGHTON PUNK SPECIAL with members of The Piranhas, Peter & The Test Tube Babies and Fish Bros (conference room 3)
4:10-4:45 JAM TARTS CHOIR (main hall) Brighton’s Jam Tarts are an indie choral collective who perform unique and shimmering arrangements of indie, post-punk, electro, Britpop and artrock classics, from Nick Cave and Tom Waits to Arcade Fire, Ezra Furman and The Stone Roses. Think choirs aren’t your cup of tea? You’ve never heard your favourite songs quite like this before…Joined by a piano, cello, percussion and 2 trumpets, the library will be anything but quiet!
4:45-50 FINALE performance of ‘Bring Me Sunshine’. Join us for a mass rendition of this joyful classic with your voice or even an instrument! Instrument notation/chords can be found at https://makemusicday.co.uk/mmd-song/
Jubilee Library, Jubilee Street, Brighton, BN1 1GE, UK
Please note: Events are not organised by the Make Music Day UK team unless stated otherwise.
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