Hot season for More Music

Lemn Sissay will be sharing his writing at More Music's venue. Picture by Aida Muluneh.

Lemn Sissay will be sharing his writing at More Music's venue. Picture by Aida Muluneh.

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Community music charity More Music starts its new term of music sessions and gigs this month, with music making opportunities for all ages.

The new season starts on January 18 at The Hothouse in Morecambe with great bands booked to play the venue.

More Music’s sessions include classes for guitar, ukulele, folk, jazz, singers, young bands and rappers, Chinese music and carnival drumming, plus music making for under fives and adults with disabilities.

Gig highlights include Independents Day on January 30, a live music indie all-dayer as part of Independent Venue Week with many bands playing over the day, including Maia, Haiku Salut and Louis Barabbas and local bands including Pill Fangs, Quakers Stang and Plainview.

The Wierdstring Band play the Hothouse Ceilidh on February 6, returning for a third time after two fantastic crowd-pleasing gigs. Internationally acclaimed poet and writer Lemn Sissay will be sharing his writing on March 12 as part of an inspirational evening of poetry and performance.

Progressive jazz group Let Spin play at the Hothouse on February 20, featuring members of Acoustic Ladyland, Beats and Pieces Big Band and Led Bib.

Folk duo Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman play on April 9, they have worked with a who’s who of British folk including Seth Lakeman, Cara Dillon and Kate Rusby.

Find out full details ny logging on to www.moremusic.org.uk or telephone 01524 832 997 to request an events brochure.