City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Free concert: Australian Big Band & Leith Concert Band


By Tessa van Roon - Posted on 18 September 2017

Event details
Time: 
Sunday, September 24, 2017 - 3:30pm - 4:45pm
Venue: 
The Hub
Telephone (info): 
+44 (0) 131 473 2015

FREE CONCERT
Australian Big Band to make a stop in Edinburgh

A Big Band comprised of teenagers and staff of the Rockhampton Grammar School from Australia will give a free concert on 24 September 2017 at 3.30 PM in the Main Hall of the Hub.

The Rockhampton Big Band are touring throughout the UK this month and the concert in Edinburgh will be one the highlights of their tour.

Their musical director is Mr John Evenhuis and they will play a jazzy repertoire with pieces like ‘Send in the Clowns by Stephen Sondheim, arr. Jerry Nowak and ‘Uptown Funk’ by Bruno Mars, Jeff Bhasker and others, arr. Victor López.

The Australians will share this special concert with the Leith Community Concert Band. This traditional Scottish Band was formed in 1986 by Fredreick Frayling-Kelly. The band has a great heritage and years of experience. Director is Mr. Tommy Carr.

Entry is free. However, to be sure of a seat, people could send an email to concert@wenstravel.com All who reserve through this email address get one complementary drink.