Harris Live to see music acts perform in the museum

Posted on - 13th January, 2017 - 7:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Music, Preston City Centre, Preston Council, Preston News, Things to Do in and around Preston, What's On in Preston
Price of my Pig are one of the acts to perform at the Harris

Price of my Pig are one of the acts to perform at the Harris

The Harris Museum and Art Gallery is to become a music venue for a run of shows throughout February and March.


Harris Live is a series of performances from up and coming and established acts.

All priced £6 the shows take place within the museum.

Who is on and when?

Blaze Lounge, Wednesday 1 February

Some of the North West’s best up-and-coming musicians take to the stage at this first of eight Harris Live events.

Mike Smith’s Ginger Tunes Quartet, Wednesday 8 February

A North West based contemporary soul/jazz group playing tunes from their latest album ‘Mersey, Mersey, Mersey’, celebrating the city that has given them and so many others a life in music.

Price of my Pig, Wednesday 15 February

This exciting new band from Lancaster specialise in arrangements of traditional tunes with a funky folky twist.

One Voice Community Choir, Wednesday 22 February

One Voice Community Choir will perform a special Christmas concert Pic: Paul Melling

The One Voice Community Choir will perform Pic: Paul Melling

Gospel and contemporary inspirational music is taken to another level with this unique blend of voices and harmonies.

North West Songwriters (Part One), Wednesday 1 March

LIC Presents: Headline act, Sweet Deals on Surgery, are stripping right back from their roots to perform an original set unique for this evening. Followed by Millie Weaver, a local “Indie” singer with a passion for song writing.

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Tipitina, Wednesday 8 March

Blues, barrelhouse, boogie and gospel of New Orleans takes on a unique sound delivered by Tipitina.

The Swing Commanders, Wednesday 15 March

This vibrant Lancashire quintet promote sophisticated harmonies, hot solos and pretty dresses and take the best of mid twentieth century songs, giving them a high energy makeover.

North West Songwriters (Part Two), Wednesday 22 March

LIC Presents: Ric Birtill offers a fun, quirky and alternative acoustic pop set which is guaranteed to get your feet tapping. Supported by Gideon Conn – musician, songwriter, visual artist who originates from Manchester.

Preston Musical Comedy Society, Wednesday 29 March

Preston Musical Comedy Society continues to be one of the most highly regarded companies in the North West. In recent years they have won more NODA awards than any other group in the region and they will be presenting a top quality musical performance for you.

All events start at 7.30pm and last until 9pm and tickets are available via Eventbrite.

Or tickets can be purchased from the Harris Museum shop or via the Preston Guild Hall box office (but a £1 booking fee applies).

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