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Alistair Anderson

Concertina Player, Northumberland, North East England

Gigs / Events

Live music gigs, workshops & tour dates

 

 

October 2016

Sat 1st Allen Valley Festival

September 2016

August 2016

Thur 11th - Kirknewton Village Hall, Kirknewton NE71 6XA at 7.30

Alistair in concert with special guests NE3 Folk. - Cathy Geldard, Victoria Laurenson and Chris Meredith - folk degree graduates and fine musicians. This is a launch concert for Kirknewton Walking and Archeology Festival Tickets from

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/alistair-anderson-in-concert-tickets-25565032701

The event is organised by Northumberland National Park - www.northumberlandnationalpark.org.uk

Sat 20 - Fri 26 Whitby Folk Week

July 2016

 

June 2016

Fri 3rd 7.30 Hull Truck Theatre - Alistair Anderson & Northlands - great new band with Alistair, Ian Stephenson, Sarah Hayes and Sophy Ball

Hull Truck Theatre 50 Ferensway Hull HU2 8LB www.hulltruck.co.uk 01482 323638

Sat 4th - Durham - Ushaw Folk Festival Ushaw College - Alistair Anderson & Northlands 0191 334 5119

Thur 23 Baston Lincolnshire - The Barn at Baston - Alistair Anderson & Northlands

24 June to early July Liz and I will be on holiday in USA

Sat 25 /Sun 26 we will call in to OLD SONGS FESTIVAL - upstate New York - to visit friends and join in the fun

May 2016

Sat 14 Alnwick Playhouse - Performance by the Northumbrian Ranters and Alistair Anderson of "Estuary" a new piece composed by Anderson for the Ranters for Berwick Waite and Sea Festival October 2015

Sat 21 Hexham Gathering, Queens Hall, Beaumont St. - Alistair leads a performance of Hidden Hexham with the Queen Elizabeth High School folk band.

April 2016

Wed 6th Dorking Folk Club at Dorking Golf Club Deepdene Ave Dorking Surrey RH5 4BX 07754 853171

www.dorking folkclub.org.uk

Sat 9th Teignmouth Concerts at The Alice Cross Centre 1-3 Bitton Park Rd Teignmouth, TQ14 9BT

www.teignmouthfolkconcerts.co.uk

Sat 16th International Concertina Association Workshop, AGM and Concert

Sun 17th Todmorden Festival - Duo performance with Dan Walsh

March 2016

Wed 16, 7.30 Durham Cathedral - Performance of "A Lindisfarne Gospel" with Alistair Anderson Band. Tickets from Durham Gala Theatre 03000 266600 www.galadurham.co.uk

Part of the St. Cuthbert Festival.

www.durhamcathedral.co.uk

 

Sun 20 Folkworks Workout Day and Evening Concert - Gateshead Old Town Hall contact sagegateshead.org

February 2016

Mon 8th Barter Books Alnwick 7.30 - Icons of Northumbrian Music - illustrated talk - focussing mainly on Tom Clough, Billy Pigg, Will Taylor and Will Atkinson

Fri 19th Morpeth Gathering Annual Fundraising Concert - Morpeth Town Hall

November 2015

6 -8 Aberdeen Fantastic weekend of talks and concerts - Button Boxes and Mouthies www.buttonboxesandmoothies.com

Sat 28 - Sun 29 Lewes - Weekend workshop on Hidden Hexham - all acoustic instruments welcome - leading to performance Sunday afternoon - dots and mp3s will be available beforehand. www.lewessaturdayfolkclub.org

email ValmaiGoodyear@aol.com

October 2015

Sat 3rd Berwick Sound - Waite and Sea - One Day Festival - conclusion of Berwick Sound.

September 2015

  • Wed 16 - lunchtime concert St George's Church, Morpeth, Northumberland - with Bob Bolam - tickets £3 on the door or from 01670 515870
  • Fri 25 Bowerhouse Maidstone. The Bowerhouse 20 Warwick Place, Maidstone, tickets £7 in advance £10 on door 07585 662 395 www.thebowerhouse.info
  • Sat 26th - London- solo concert - Camp Fire Concerts - one of Sam Lee's classic events - Campfire Club,
  • NOTE CHANGED VENUE
  • contact http://thenestcollective.co.uk/shows/events/26-sep-15-campfire-club-secret-campfire-location/
  • OR text Campfire Club to 0750 693 5708

August 2015

Thur 6 Fri 7th Sidmouth Festival - various solo concert spots

Sat 8th Sun 9th Dartmoor Festival - various solo concert spots

Sat 22 - Fri 28 Whitby Folk Week - various solo spots, workshops and a duo performance with the amazing Dan Walsh and concert performance by new band Alistair Anderson & NORTHLANDS.

July 2015

On Cheviot Hills -Anderson's composition for concertina and string quartet - performed by Alistair and members of The Royal Northern Sinfonia - dates and venues t,b,c,

  • Tue 7 On Cheviot Hills at Sage Gateshead Hall 2- Alistair Anderson and members of the Royal Northern Sinfonia perform Anderson's work for string quartet and concertina originally commissioned by the Lyndsay String Quartet other works both classical and traditional - tickets from Sage Gateshead www.sagegateshead.com 0191 443 4661
  • Mon 13 On Cheviot Hills etc at St Marys Church Bywell, Stocksfield NE43 7AD tickets from Sage Gateshead
  • Wed 15 On Cheviot Hills etc at St Marys Church, Holy Island - tickets from www.holyislandfestival.org
  • Thur 16 - Alistair Anderson & NORTHLANDS at Allendale Village Hall NE47 9PA - A Brand New Band - A Night to Remember. AA with Sarah Hayes, flute and vocals, Ian Stephenson, guitar, Sophy Ball, fiddle
  • Sunday 19 Music on the Marr

JUne 2015

Berwick Sound Project - t.b.c - working with local bands as part of Berwick Sound.

  • Fri 19 - Solo Concert - Durham - The Old Cinema Launderette, 38 Marshall Terrace, Gilesgate Moor, DH1 2HX Doors open at 7.00. Ticekts £15 in advance £17 on the door - limited spaces so do book - available from wegottickets.com/event/318111 and from The Laundrette and the People's Bookshop.

May 2015

  • Fri 1 - Sun 3rd Upton on Severn Festival - various solo concerts including one all of reflective, gentler, tunes. I am also calling for a Ceilidh with the wonderful Polkaworks. www.uptonfolk.org
  • SAt 16 - Northumbrian Night at Beamish Museum

April 2015

  • Sat 11 St Albans Maltings Arts Theatre, The Maltings, St Albans AL1 3HL at 8.00 pm - Solo concert with support from former finalists of New Roots - Tickets from www.ticketsource.co.uk/ovo or St Albans tourist office phone 01727 864511 further information from www.stalbansfolkmusic.org.uk
  • Sun 12 St Albans - judging the New Roots young performers competition
  • Fri 24 Thropton, Northumberland - Solo concert to raise funds for Coquetdale Music Trust

march 2015

  • Fri 6 - Sun 8 Mad March Hare Weekend - Phoenix Folk's biennial weekend course at Ouseburn Farm Byker. This year in my workshops will work together to create a performance of Hidden Hexham - a piece written for reasonable amateur players and a range of acoustic instruments. I have written cello parts since the first performance of Hidden Hexham so cello's, bass, basson etc all very welcome. The weekend will be great fun with other tutors including Pete Challoner and Jock Tyldesley (of The New Rope String Band) wonderful choir leader Richard Scott and that corner stone of the North East scene Maurice Condie. Home - PhoenixFolk
  • Fri 13 Morpeth Gathering Annual Fundraising Concert - Morpeth Town Hall
  • Sat 14 Great Broughton Village Hall North Yorkshire TS9 7ER Duo concert with the amazing Dan Walsh
  • Sat 21/Sun 22 Song Collectors Gathering Blackheath Conservatoire London. Sam Lee's Nest Collective - 2 days of talks and music making looking at collecting in the 21st century

february 2015

  • Sat 28 - New Tyneside Orchestra Chamber Concert venue t.b.c.

January 2015

  • Mon 19 Stockton Folk Club - www.stocktonfolk.org.uk

november 2014

  • Wed 12 Sheffield - Upstairs at The Shakespeare, Gibraltar St Sheffield www.wegottickets.com - solo concert -

october 2014

  • .Wed 5 Berwick Maltings Arts Center - Katrina Porteous & Alistair Anderson. Alistair improvises behind Katrinas reading of her poetry and joins as second voice on some readings. Launch of Katrinas new book "Two Countries"
  • Sat 25 Private Ceilidh
  • Fri 31 BBC Radio 3 In Tune Live performance - Alistair Anderson, Emily Ball violin, Fiona Beyer cello.

September 2014

  • Sat 6th Harbottle Northumberland - Harbottle Show new concert tent!
  • Wed 10 Phoenix Folk - Solo Concert - Ouseburn Farm Byker
  • Sat 13 - 11.45 am Hexham Abbey, Hexham, performance of Hidden Hexham with Hexham Village Band
  • Fri 19th Berwick Maltings Arts Center - performance with Orchestra of Samples - mix of audio and video samples from round the world with live improvisation by Alistair, Shona Harper and Calum Younger
  • Wed 24 - Hexham Abbey - part of Hexham Abbey Festival. Alistair Anderson Band perform "A Lindisfarne Gospel" and other works including The Wild Geese, Riff Reels, Windy Gyle

AUGUST 2014

  • Sat 2- Sun 3 - Glasgow - New Biennial Commission.Panning For Gold. New work by Alistair for Steel Pan Band, DJ, clog dancer and concertina - part of The Commonwealth Games this performance will feature a young band of all star panners drawn from across the north of England plus 6 young panners from Trinidad
  • Mon 11 - Sat 16 - Durham - Folkworks Summer School and Durham Gathering Concert
  • Sat 16 - Fri 22 Whitby Folk Week

July 2014

  • Wed 2 Hindmarsh Hall - Alnmouth - Northumbriana - Contemporary Dance piece choreographer Emma Dunn music by Alistair Anderson performed Alistair Anderson and Ian Stephenson
  • Fri 4 - Sat 5 - Royal Festival Hall, London New Biennial Commission.Panning For Gold. New work by Alistair for Steel Pan Band, DJ, clog dancer and concertina
  • Wed 9th Berwick Maltings Art Center - Northumbriana - Contemporary Dance piece choreographer Emma Dunn music by Alistair Anderson performed Alistair Anderson and Ian Stephenson
  • Sat 12 - Alwinton Church - Alistair Anderson Band - includes a performance of A Lindisfarne Gospel
  • Thur 24 Berwick - video and audio recording for Orchestra of Samples

june 2014

  • Sat 22nd 2pm & 4pm - Sage Gateshead . New Biennial Commission. Panning For Gold. New work by Alistair for Steel Pan Band, DJ, clog dancer and concertina plus solo performances by Alistair, Wendy, Laura and Adam
  • Thur 26 Queens Head Rothbury - Rothbury Roots - Duo gig with the amazing Dan Walsh
  • Fri 27 - Sun 29 English Country Music Weekend - various solo concerts and talks

may 2014

  • Sat 3rd 10.30 - 5.00 Alnwick Playhouse - Trad Fest
  • Sat 3rd 7.30 Seaton Delaval Arts Center - Northumbriana - Contemporary Dance piece choreographer Emma Dunn music by Alistair Anderson performed Alistair Anderson and Ian Stephenson
  • 31st Berwick Maltings Art Center - Panning For Gold workshops and work in progress performance.

april 2014

  • Wd 9th Sheffield - duo gig with amazing banjo player Dan Walsh
  • Thur 10 York Folk Club - duo gig with amazing banjo player Dan Walsh
  • Wed 23 Ceilidh with Northumbrian Ranters and young musicians from Vermont
  • Thur 24th Cockermouth Cumbria Northumbriana - Contemporary Dance piece choreographer Emma Dunn music by Alistair Anderson performed Alistair Anderson and Ian Stephenson.
  • Sat 26th Muncaster Cumbria - Northumbriana - Contemporary Dance piece choreographer Emma Dunn music by Alistair Anderson performed Alistair Anderson and Ian Stephenson.
  • Sun 27th Morpeth Gathering - solo concert spot

march 2014

  • first 2 weeks Trinidad New Biennial Commission. New work by Alistair for Steel Pan Band, DJ, clog dancer and concertina this performance will feature a top young band from Trinidad plus 6 young panners from the north of England
  • Sat 22 Hawick Village Hall - Northumbriana - Contemporary Dance piece choreographer Emma Dunn music by Alistair Anderson performed Alistair Anderson and Ian Stephenson.
  • Thur 27 Downham Lancashire - Northumbriana - Contemporary Dance piece choreographer Emma Dunn music by Alistair Anderson performed Alistair Anderson and Ian Stephenson.
  • Fri 28th Barnoldswick Lancashire - Northumbriana - Contemporary Dance piece choreographer Emma Dunn music by Alistair Anderson performed Alistair Anderson and Ian Stephenson.

February 2014

  • Sat 8/Sun9 Workshop Weekend Birmingham - working on Hidden Hexham, Alistairs composition for the Hexham community ceilidh band. Dots and Mp3s will be available before hand. We will work out the final arrangement together over the weekend and create an informal performance for family and friends on Sunday afternoon. Details from Pam Bishop pam@tradartsteam.co.uk or check out their web site wwwtradartsteam.co.uk
  • Sat 15/Sun16 Alistair Anderson Band at Cheltenham Folk Festival - includes a performance of A Lindisfarne Gospel on Saturday afternoon.
  • Fri 28 Melmerby Village Hall - Northumbriana - Contemporary Dance piece choreographer Emma Dunn music by Alistair Anderson performed Alistair Anderson and Ian Stephenson.

November 2013

  • 4 - 12 Trinidad working with steel panners to develop new work for New Biennial Commission for Steel Pan Band, DJ, clog dancer and concertina
  • Sat 30 - London - The Cellar Upstairs - solo

october 2013

  • Wed 2 Dorking Folk Club duo gig with amazing banjo player Dan Walsh
  • 1 - 10 recording project Oxford

september 2013

  • Sun 1 - Montmagny Quebec - World Crossroads of Accordeon Festival continues - solo concerts
  • Sat 14 - Mystic Seaport Connecticut USA - Solo Concert - fund-raising concert for Mystic Seaport

august 2013

  • Thur 29 -Sun Sept 1st Montmagny Quebec - World Crossroads of Accordeon Festival - solo
  • Sat 17 - Fri 23 Whitby Festival - solo
  • Sat 10 -5.30pm Durham - Elvet Methodist Church, Old Elvet, Durham. "A Lindisfarne Gospel" - new music by Alistair to celebrate the Lindisfarne Gospels return to the north for the summer - performed by Alistair Anderson Band - Emily Ball fiddle & viola, Sophy Ball fiddle, Fiona Beyer, cello, Andy May, Northumbrian pipes & whistle, Rachel Newton, harp and Alistair, concertina. The concert will include traditional music and some of Alistair's other compositions. Tickets from Sage Gateshead box office 0191 443 4661 Folkworks Durham Gathering: A Lindisfarne Gospel: Alistair Anderson Band at Sage Gateshead

july 2013

  • Wed 17 Newcastle - Ouseburn Farm Byker – Solo concert with special guests Sophy Ball, fiddle and Andy Watt, mandolin & guitar
  • Sat 20 Rothbury Traditional Music Festival duo gig with amazing banjo player Dan Walsh
  • Sun 21 Stainsby Festival - solo

september 2013

  • Sun 1 - Montmagny Quebec - World Crossroads of Accordeon Festival continues - solo concerts
  • Sat 14 - Mystic Seaport Connecticut USA - Solo Concert - fund-raising concert for Mystic Seaport

august 2013

  • Thur 29 -Sun Sept 1st Montmagny Quebec - World Crossroads of Accordeon Festival - solo
  • Sat 17 - Fri 23 Whitby Festival - solo
  • Sat 10 -5.30pm Durham - Elvet Methodist Church, Old Elvet, Durham. "A Lindisfarne Gospel" - new music by Alistair to celebrate the Lindisfarne Gospels return to the north for the summer - performed by Alistair Anderson Band - Emily Ball fiddle & viola, Sophy Ball fiddle, Fiona Beyer, cello, Andy May, Northumbrian pipes & whistle, Rachel Newton, harp and Alistair, concertina. The concert will include traditional music and some of Alistair's other compositions. Tickets from Sage Gateshead box office 0191 443 4661 Folkworks Durham Gathering: A Lindisfarne Gospel: Alistair Anderson Band at Sage Gateshead

july 2013

  • Wed 17 Newcastle - Ouseburn Farm Byker – Solo concert with special guests Sophy Ball, fiddle and Andy Watt, mandolin & guitar
  • Sat 20 Rothbury Traditional Music Festival duo gig with amazing banjo player Dan Walsh
  • Sun 21 Stainsby Festival - solo

june 2013

  • Sat 1 Whitley Bay - solo guest spot on choir concert
  • Sat 8 Alnwick Playhouse - soloist with the Northumbria Sinfonietta for performance of On Cheviot Hills - a rescoring of Alistair's composition for string quartet and concertina written for The Lindsay String Quartet in 1999, here performed with string orchestra.
  • Sat 23 Sage Gateshead - Special concert to celebrate the 200 anniversary of the Antiquaries Society of Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Sat 29 St Mary's Church, Holy Island 2.00pm & 4.00 pm. First performances of "A Lindisfarne Gospel" new music by Alistair to celebrate the Lindisfarne Gospels return to the north for the summer - performed by Alistair Anderson Band - Emily Ball fiddle & viola, Sophy Ball fiddle, Fiona Beyer, cello, Andy May, Northumbrian pipes & whistle, Rachel Newton, harp and Alistair, concertina. The concert will include traditional music and some of Alistair's other compositions

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