Tag Archives: Musicians’ Union

The death of live music in Luton / Dunstable / UK?

Live music is the most engaging – and least monetised – of all the multifarious forms of entertainment available to us here in the UK – and perhaps the western world.  When I started writing my regular live column in the … Continue reading

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Leaving on a jet plane…

On my recent trip to Australia I flew Qantas and, with one notable exception, I was very happy with the service of the flight and on-ground staff – both in the air and on the ground. So, I’m at the departures … Continue reading

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Burns’ Night Shenanigans – January 2012

My oh My, doesn’t the time fly…. Gigwise, January is usually a bit like the Parson’s Egg, starting out quite dead with a burst of activity near the end as people put on Burns’ Night events to celebrate the Scottish … Continue reading

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Summer, Autumn, Winter – via Spain and Tetbury…

Another biggish gap in publication means that I’m going to try and wrap up the rest of 2011 in this blog in one rush. Please try and keep up… August turned out to be quite a busy month for me. … Continue reading

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More Summer Shenanigan’s….

In July the sun is hot… (is shining? No it’s not! – Flanders and Swan) July kicked off with an appearance by the Chiltern Ceilidhs band at the Leagrave Youth Work Action Group Youth Festival to try and drum up … Continue reading

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Summer comes, summer goes…

Wow! Turn your back for a minute and it’s already November. No doubt I’ll be taken to to task by my friends in the Blogoshere for dropping the ball. Oh well on with the motley… End of May The MoonLighting … Continue reading

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