We asked local musicians to post videos of their performances in lockdown. You can see and hear the remarkable results
#lymmfest20 LOCKDOWN SHOWCASE
Lymm’s thriving music scene has moved behind closed doors… Until Now!
Lymm Festival presents a series of Lockdown Showcases, filling your lunchbreak with the musical talent that has continued throughout lockdown. Videos have been submitted by local musicians in response to our #LymmFest20 call out. Our deepest thanks go to all those who have contributed!
All performances are streamed on Facebook and Youtube (@lymmfestival) and last 10-15 minutes. Performances will remain online, so you can return to watch as many times as you like
Programme – all now on line
Day 1 Friday, 19th June, 12.30pm Lockdown Rock
Our lunchtime showcases commence with a rock influenced set
Stu Kirkwood, Jake Vickers (the Zangwills) , Eddie & the Eagles
Day 2 Saturday, 20th June, 12.30pm Summer Showcase
A summer themed lockdown concert to brighten your weekend.
Olly Thornton (Uno Mas), The Henderson Big Band, Greg Hogan
Day 3 Sunday, 21st June, 12.30pm #MakeMusicDay
An annual celebration encouraging musicians to play together in public spaces. Today’s showcase demonstrates innovative ways that musicians have found to perform together within social distancing regulations.
Eddie & the Eagles, Chris Purslow
Day 4, Monday, 22nd June, 12.30pm Pause, Unwind
Take a deep breath and release the Monday stress with a musical midday relaxation.
Rev. Jonathan Bramwell, Olly Thornton (Uno Mas), Paul Thompson
Day 5, Tuesday, 23rd June, 12.30pm Weekday Romance
Local artists serenade you with covers of classic love songs.
Jack Woodward, Greg Hogan, Eddie & the Eagles
Day 6, Wednesday, 24th June, 12.30pm Cheshire Headliners
Rising local stars perform their original songs in this exciting lockdown concert. Today’s artists have headlined venues in Manchester and Warrington and performed in cities across the UK.
Uno Mas, Jack Woodward, Jake Vickers (The Zangwills)
Day 7, Thursday, 25th June, 12.30pm Lymm Blues
Familiar faces on the village’s music scene present a country blues set.
Stu Kirkwood, Greg Hogan, Lujo Crows
Day 8, Friday, 26th June, 12.30pm Acoustic Chill
Three acoustic performances for a chilled-out lunchbreak, before the excitement of the evening’s Festival Taster Night (19:30).
Jake Vickers (The Zangwills), Jack Woodward, Stu Kirkwood
Day 9, Saturday, 27th June, 12.30pm Children’s Day
Budding musical talent from students of Lymm Music School and members of Cheshire Cats Children’s Choir.
Lymm Music School, Cheshire Cats Children’s Choir
Day 10, Sunday, 28th June, 12.30pm Local Songbirds
Local singers ‘Thank You For The Music’ in our final lunchtime showcase.
Olly Thornton (Uno Mas), Emma Thompson, Alley Cats