Darlington Folk Club is at The Copper Beech, Neasham Road, everyThursday evening. Visit the website for more details.
The Darlington Orchestra Winter Concert 2018 is on 27th January 7.30pm at the Dolphin Centre.
The orchestra will present a variety of classical music – old and new. The programme will include a wide range of pieces from Corelli and Dvořák, Richard Rodgers and 20th-century music medleys through to some John Williams magic.
The family-friendly concert is in two parts of about 50 minutes each, with a 30-minute interval. The event includes two 10-minute sets by special guest performers Esh Community Gospel Choir.
Tickets are available from the Dolphin Centre Reception or online at tinyurl.com/27January (fee payable).
- Ticket prices remain the same as in 2017 at £7 (£5 concessions)
- Follow the orchestra on Twitter and Facebook for details nearer the time
Darlington Piano Society
Full details of the season are available at www.dpiano.co.uk and in the Society’s brochure readily available throughout the area. Tickets can be bought in advance online at the society’s website or at the Dolphin Centre reception and are always available at the door on the day. Prices are £12 (£6 for U21) and season tickets for the rest of the season can be purchased at the recitals.
Next recital is at 3pm on Sunday 28th January with a performance by the young Ukrainian pianist Dinara Klinton.
Darlington New Orleans Jazz Club stages Saturday lunchtime gigs at St Augustine’s Parish Centre, Larchfield Street, Darlington.
All sessions start at 12.30, doors open from noon.
For more information go to www.darlingtonjazz.co.uk
Disco nights at Voodoo
There is a chance to enjoy some terrific disco-based music in Darlington. Double Entendre features DJ Soul, Funk, Acid Jazz, held on the 4th Friday of the month at Voodoo Café, Skinnergate 8.30pm until late.
Darlington Music Society will stage six concerts of classical music during the 2017 / 2018 season as they have in previous years.
Tickets are £14.00 per concert or £52.50 for a season ticket. Tickets can be obtained from the Dolphin Centre or season tickets from Mr. R. Tooze, 66 Headlands, Darlington. DL3 8RZ. Tel: 01325 467163
The remaining concerts during are:
Prince Bishop Brass – an ensemble of brass instruments on Sat 17th February, playing a wide programme by Mozart, Bach & Gershwin & many others.
Matthew Scott (Clarinet) & Cristine Zerafa (Piano) on Saturday 17th March, playing Debussy, Brahms & others.
Marmen Quartet on Saturday 21st April, playing Mozart, Beethoven & Janacek
It’s all happening at The Forum
The Forum in Borough Road has got a terrific programme. For the full list of gigs and events, please visit www.theforumonline.co.uk
JANUARY 2018 EVENTS
Friday 26th – Northern Soul Night
3 Dj’s spinning quality Northern Soul Oldies.
Entrance £3.50 – Doors 7pm until Midnight
Saturday 27th – Black Ice
Tribute to AC/DC
Tickets £8 – Doors 7-30pm
Open Day – at The Forum on 4th February from 3pm to 7pm.
There will be live music and refreshments, open-mic opportunities, chance to tour refurbished facilities plus a “Buy, Sell & Swap” for all old music gear.
Admission is free for all ages. More information about the venue on Twitter @TheForum_Music or the website www.theforumonline.co.uk