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Andrew Marston with highlights from Glastonbeoley (Redditch)

Unsigned, undiscovered and under-the-radar music, from Herefordshire & Worcestershire.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Carol Lee Sampson

    Not A Day Goes By

  • Matt Woosey

    Let It Flow

  • Bo Walton

    Better Than This

  • The Indigo Kings

    Do Right By Me

  • Swiss Water Method

    All She Can Take

  • Jenny Hallam

    Let Me Down

  • Garrington T. Jones

    Ain't Working No More

  • ENGLAND ANTHEMS!

    • Under A Banner

      This Is England Now

    • South Of The Wye

      England (Come On)

  • Joshua Harris

    Home

  • Son of a Way

    No Longer Lost

  • Whiskey River

    The Goldrush

  • Hennesea

    Staring Into The Flame

  • Rebecca Leach (Woodfield)

    Daughter Of Mine

  • Willow Robinson

    Ocean Blue

  • IN THE GIG GUIDE

    • Poppy WS

      Mercury

  • IN SESSION AT THE HAY FESTIVAL

    • The Tympaniks

      So Long

    • The Tympaniks

      Waiting For The Summer

  • Paul Bridgewater

    The Other Side Of The Sun

  • Real Time Apollo

    Fractured

In session

In session
They describe themselves as medics and musicians in equal measure!
 
The Tympaniks, which refers to the membrane in the ear, play gigs around the West Midlands and are from Ledbury, Worcester and Birmingham.
 
Last year (their debut), their mission was to be played on the radio and in 2018 their dream was to play a festival.
 
We're pleased to have helped them achieve both!
 
“Catchy soulful melodies from a fun a friendly group you just want to see time and time again.” - Andrew Marston.
 

Highlights: Glastonbeoley

Highlights: Glastonbeoley
GlastonBeoley is the first music festival of its kind to be held in the village of Beoley, near Redditch.
 
This new local festival, which took place last weekend, brought together around 20 artists from around the Midlands to perform on two stages.
 
The event was organised by local music duo Imaner - and it was all raising money for local charities.
 

World Cup songs

World Cup songs
The 2018 FIFA World Cup kicked off, this week, with England's first match taking place tomorrow night.
 
But one local group have written a song they want sung on the terraces!
 
Brothers Ken & Keith Hartland and their friend Gareth Smith, from Hereford, penned England (Come On!) after the last tournament four years ago.
 

Features

Singing for the Pope

Singing for the Pope
Hereford's Cathedral Choir headed to Rome, this week, to perform in front of the Pope and a worldwide audience.
 
The choir - made up of 12 adults and 18 boy choristers - are to perform on the steps of St Peter's Basilica at the end of the month, with around 125,000 expected to attend and millions more watching live on TV.
 
The Anglican Choir were invited to perform as part of the Pope's programme aiming to create dialogue between different churches and celebrating common ground.
 

Musicians' Masterclass

Musicians' Masterclass
It was the biggest new music business gathering to ever to be held in the UK, with more than 100 sessions and 250 speakers ensuring every aspect of the music business was covered.
 
Held across three days, Amplify offered exclusive access to the UK music industry’s biggest names through intimate talks, music masterclasses and recording workshops.
 
This week, we get audience questions - answered by last year's BBC Sound Of winner Ray BLK, Rae Morris, Becca McIntyre of Marmozets and Jones.
 

BBC Music Introducing at the Hay Festival

BBC Music Introducing at the Hay Festival
It's a pick 'n' mix shop that straddles the Herefordshire-Wales border and swells the population of Hay-on-Wye early each summer.
 
We were there, once again, with some of our favourite handpicked musicians from Herefordshire & Worcestershire, recording four sessions for broadcast.
 

Broadcast

Festivals

Festivals

The biggest events in our area

Gigs

Gigs

Danni Hunt's daily list of live music

History

History

Tales of epic gigs and local legends

Musicians' Masterclass

Musicians' Masterclass

Our tips for 'making it' in the record industry

News

News

The biggest local music stories in the news

Sessions

Sessions

The best live performances since 2005