Perth duo The Mad Ferret Band present their mix of traditional and contemporary Scottish folk music in this St. Andrew’s Day celebration. This Monday 30 November from 7pm, you can catch Chris Woods and Sandy Stirton over on their Youtube channel for plenty of tunes and chats. Feel free to drop a penny in the tip jar if you’re feeling generous. Hit the link below to be taken directly to the stream.
Music blog Bitter Sweet Symphonies continue their Symphonies Session series over on Instagram TV. Every Tuesday evening from 6pm, a musical guest performs an exclusive set with past guests including The King’s Parade, Emma Miller, Cafe Spice and many more – all these performances are still available to view via the IGTV tab on the Bitter Sweet Symphonies Instagram profile. Hit the link below to view and for more info.
This Tuesday 1 December, the 9th annual Fayre of St.James’s Christmas Carol Concert will take place – this year in virtual format for the first time. Presented by the Quintessentially Foundation and in partnership with Tesco – the event will be hosted by Stephen Fry and will feature performances and readings from a range of famous faces including James Bay, Emeli Sandé, Katie Melua, Simon Cowell, Jack Whitehall and more.
To view the carol service you’ll need to purchase a virtual ticket priced at £30 – this goes towards raising critical funds for The Childhood Trust and The Felix Project whose vital work helping the most vulnerable in our society is needed now more than ever. Join in with an evening of carols and Christmas cheer from 7pm. Get your ticket, find out more and see the full line-up for this magical event at the link below.
Sunny Stockport’s Blossoms band bring us an unmissable show performed live at the legendary O2 Academy in Brixton. This Thursday 3 December from 8:30pm catch the lads performing all their hits including Charlamagne and I Can’t Stand It. Brought to you via the MelodyVR app, viewers will be able to join the band on stage, choose from multiple camera angles and more. Virtual tickets are priced £10-£18 including merch bundle options. Find out more below…
The one and only Liam Gallagher makes a biblical return with this special Down By The River Thames live stream performance. This Saturday 5 December from 8pm, Liam will be joined by his full band for a set broadcast from a barge travelling along the Thames. Including songs spanning both his solo career and time with Oasis – there will be some fan favourites and even a few surprises in there! Virtual tickets are priced at £16.50.
The team behind Head For The Hills Festival give us a real December boost this weekend. Bringing a line-up of festival faves from the last 8 years, this Saturday 5 December they present their Winter Broadcast via United We Stream. A mix of live and pre-recorded sets from bands and DJs including I Am Kloot’s John Bramwell, poet Tony Walsh, plus some specially beamed-in performances from overseas. The day-long special kicks off from 2pm with live with sets pre-recorded at sites in Ramsbottom and from organisers The Met in Bury. This event is free to watch and you can tune in via the Head For The Hills website, the United We Stream website or the Head For The Hills Facebook page.
Enter your email address below to sign up for Manchester Wire’s email newsletter