diverse local talent
Mortimer is home to diverse artists who have performed here.
Andy set himself and met a challenge to perform a song a day virtually for 100 days to help us through the darkest days of COVID-19. His tune Tripping on Air draws on experiences of and pays tribute to those suffering from Multiple Sclerosis.
With over 10 Million monthly Spotify listeners, James’ single, Bad Memories, a collaboration with Italy’s Meduza, was awarded Radio 1’s Hottest Record In The World on release last summer. He gave partygoers at the Jubilee Party a sneak preview during a captivating set.
south berks concert band
Community woodwind, brass and percussion who have played in West Berkshire since 1976.
Photo: Sue Totham etsiphotography.co.uk.
The Hurst Singers
A four-part choir who rehearse in Mortimer and sing for fun, performing across Berkshire and North Hampshire. They are always happy to welcome new members.
The artists/groups presented here show a snapshot of local talent that’s out there. We’d be delighted to hear from others.
Alan Clayson and the Argonauts: Alan has had an illustrious career and the band are well worth seeing.
Community Radio: Kennet Radio in Newbury meets and interviews local artists.
Ace Space: Located in St Nicholas’ Road Newbury, Ace Space hosts diverse acts and holds a monthly open mic on the first Friday at 19.30.
South Berks Concert Band (pictured) performed a stunning show at the Queen’s 90th birthday.
40 fingers sax: performed at St John’s school in a concert laid on by Mortimer Music Live volunteers
jason hendrix: the late jason performed a memorable set at the inaugual music festival on a wet and windy summer day in 2013 and subsequently at the Willink school.
Tim Gilson: sadly no longer with us, this highly talented classical guitarist from Kingsclere enchanted audiences both at the music festival and a sell out event at Spratleys showroom, where he performed with Steve Grant, Sammy Millard and Amy Jewell.