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Kyle Boswell Supporting The Children Of Ukraine


... posted on behalf of Kyle Boswell 


Local musician Kyle Boswell has been busy once again. With the ongoing hostilities in Ukraine becoming ever more dangerous, charities like WARCHILD UK are raising money to help children stuck in dangerous areas like Ukraine and indeed all over the world.

"It is now more important than ever that we give them our support." 

Kyle has teamed up with WARCHILD UK and music promoters HOTVOX to help raise funds to help these children. There will be a live streamed studio session of Kyle being broadcasted on Tuesday 12th April from 8pm, which is free to watch.

But the important part here is the fundraiser page link below. We are urging you to donate as much as you can spare to the cause. There are also nifty rewards for certain donation amounts!

If you wish to make a donation but cannot afford the minimum amount (£5), then get in touch with Kyle directly through social media (@KyleBoswellMusic on both Facebook and Instagram) to arrange a donation so that you can still help.

"Please get involved so we can give as much aid as we can to the children caught in this terrible situation."


You will be able to stream the event via the link above or via Facebook, here:

Background info from WarChild UK:

At War Child, we are driven by a single goal – ensuring a safe future for every child living through war.

We work to protect, educate and stand up for the rights of children living through conflict and go to the hardest to reach places to support those who are hardest hit. We aim to be there for children who need us most, when they need us most.

We will never give up on children living through conflict.


"Hot Music Live Presents Volume 4" is out now!


"Hot Music Live Presents Volume 4" is out now!
You can find it on our "Sounds" page and in BandCamp under 'Hot Music Live Presents Volume Four'.

As always, a huge thanks goes out to all of the musicians for donating their music and to Andy Holdcroft / Hot Music Live Presents for putting it all together. This album is dedicated to the memory of Paul Brook. You can also find Andy's latest HML article, a lovely and fitting tribute to Paul, here:


Hot Music Live Presents Volume 3



... and less than 5 months since Volume Two was released thanks to the hard work of Andy Holdcroft and the plethora of fabulous material generously donated by the region's highly talented musicians.

Andy thoughtfully dedicates this album "to the memories of Val Englefield, Simon Morgan & Stephen Madden all of whom gave much to the local music scene, loved it & were loved in return."

I'm sure you join me in thanking Andy for his devotion and contribution to our local music scene, it's quite amazing how much effort he puts in on such a regular basis.  Thank you Andy!

You can find all three volumes on our "Sounds" page.  Enjoy!


"Hot Music Live Presents" Volume Two - Review


Album review by Mae Simkin from Music, Drums and Me
Read original article here

Almost a year after the release of Volume One, Coventry & Warwickshire local live music magazine Hot Music Live have put together a collection of tracks celebrating the talent in the area.

On 23rd November last year they put out the 21-track showcase on BandCamp and it really does show the promise from local musicians with a wide range of music genres from people at different stages in their musical careers.

There is so much to talk about here and if I am honest the best thing to do is to simply listen to the collection (I will link it at the end of the post) but this post will give you a quick(-ish) run down of this interesting mix tunes.

Opening the collection is debut single "Sunny lady" by Stratford-Upon-Avon band Evergreen. The track is a beautiful piece of blues-y rock with a slight hint of folk and got me on board from the off. Pulling you in with a cool bass lick, the track has a feel good vibe carried by the harmonising vocals and upbeat drums. Continuing the upbeat beginning is "Can You Feel The Love" by Coventry rockers Autopilot. Capturing you with the lyrical hook but keeping you fuelled with the riffs it is a great tune by the band.

Warwick six-piece Rosetta Fire claim track three with their latest release "Shakedown". The single draws upon numerous genres making it an eclectic mix of rock, pop with a dash of folk and jazz. Followed by more poppy quartet Speak, Brother with "Even Though We Are Strangers". A catchy tune littered with a regular synth pattern and drum beat – the Rugby band gives me Mumford and Sons vibes. Singer-songwriter Jake Rizzo brings the tempo down with his emotional single, "Try".

A glorious voice guides you into track six – it is Ellie Gowers [photo #2] with her indie-folk single "Against The Tide". How anyone can listen to this single without being completely, and utterly, engrossed is beyond me. It holds onto you with both hands and honestly, nothing I could say would give it justice. My favourite song in the collection as of far.

Singer-songwriter Joe Dolman from Leamington Spa is on top right now, having played major UK festivals and selling out his last UK tour. I understand why. His voice is incredible and the brilliant live version of "Align" which makes this collection knocks it out of the park. You listen and wish that you were there in person. Next up, is The Silver Wye‘s "Just My Luck". The project of Coventry singer-songwriter Wes Finch it is a good track with the lyrics being its biggest pull – until the howling guitar solo kicks in. That is enough to get you gripped.

The gentle guitar guides you into the next track, "For the Souls Of My Brothers" by Stylusboy. This beautiful indie-folk track written and performed by Coventry musician Steve Jones is featured on his latest album, "Routes". The lyrics have a real emotional feel to them.

Continuing the folk theme is singer-songwriter Atonia Kirby with track "Labour of Love". The song which showcases her guitar skills and songwriting capabilities is a key feature on her 2016 EP "The View From Here". Marking the half-way point of the collection is the beautiful tones from Naomi Beth with "Run".

Picking things up a little with a more upbeat track "Jukebox Time Machine" is the brilliant Ace Ambrose [photo #3] from Kenilworth. Difficult to categorise, I would say the young singer fuses pop and rock to create her own sound which works so well. The track is featured on her debut EP "The Life and Death of Lady Fame". Eighteen-year-old Hannah Woof [photo #4] then brings an original sounding pop tune with "Sweet Talk" which is her latest single.

Coventry band Shanghai Hostage [photo #5] intrigue me with their rock and ska influences creating music – which as it says on the tin – makes you want to dance. "Nomad" is immediately likeable and makes me want to check out the band live. "Put Your Trust In Luck" is the next track to treat your ears by another Coventry outfit, King of the Alps. The indie track is a soft tune with delicate acoustic guitar and a steady beat – the vocals gentle. From one indie-pop band to another, Leamington Spa band Man Made Moon bring "Not So Haunted".

In the need for some more purer rock vibes for the collection three brilliant tracks cures that hunger. Coventry band The Caprines bring a foot tapping indie banger in the form of "Need A Friend", a tune made for live performances. Then Kenilworth alt-rock band Free Galaxy bring us "Leave Me" a track which I am all too familiar with and reviewed previously here. "The Pleasure of Being the Cause" by Stop Motion Picture is a grungy indie-rock track which I can imagine creating a lot of noise in a small music venue.

But Is It Jazz? have the second to last slot on the collection and the answer to the question is, yes, it is jazz. "When I See You Smile" has a classic jazz drum groove and blues-y keys transporting you to a happier place guided by the stunning vocals – and then the cool sax kicks in and wow. A brilliant song which knocks it out of the park.

Closing the collection, perhaps rather unusually considering what we've heard throughout, is a piano piece. "Land of the Long White Cloud" is a wonderful song by musician Sophie Hadlum [photo #6] and it is a brilliant way to end the collection. Perhaps, it accentuates what I think Hot Music Live is trying to showcase.

Not only is this collection full of talented artists around Warwickshire and the West Midlands but it displays so many different genres and styles so when I say that there is something for everyone in this collection I mean it.

I have discovered artists listening to the collection that perhaps I would never have ever leant my time to before. My personal favourites, that I hadn't heard before, are Ellie Gowers' "Against The Tide", Hannah Woof‘s "Sweet Talk" and Shanghai Hostage‘s "Nomad".

This eighty-three minute long collection put together by the guys at Hot Music Live really does make good listening. Check it out here.





Joe Dolman's Christmas Special at All Saints Church


Joe Dolman & band - Christmas Concert - All Saints Church, Leamington Spa, 6/12/2019

Support act: Will Naisbitt

Friday, 6th Decemmber, a damp, cold dreary night outside but inside Leamington's All Saints Church the atmosphere for the capacity audience was warm, welcoming and quite glitzy.

This was the second year for this Christmas show at the All Saints Church (although this year's was originally intended to be at The Assembly).

First up was 17 year old Will Naisbitt from Solihull to get us all in the mood and what a great job he did! Will is a very talented youngster who I'm sure we'll get to see and hear a lot more from.

Soon after, Joe and his band adorned the stage. The sound system and light show were incredible and Joe had surrounded himself with top-notch musicians:

  • Hannah Woof - backing vocals
  • Harry Green - bass
  • Rowan Bidmead - cello
  • Matt Cotterill - keys
  • Jack Kirman - guitar
  • James Burgess - drums

... and guests:

  • The Adelaides
  • Hattie Briggs

Two 45 minute sets of flawlessly performed beautiful tunes were split by a 10 minute interval. The whole event oozed Christmas spirit. The highlight songs for me being:

  • Hallelujah I Love Her So (Ray Charles)
  • Align
  • Circles - from Joe's debut EP release 6 years ago!!
  • Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas (from the 1944 musical, Meet Me in St. Louis) with The Adelaides
  • So Far To Fall - jointly written & sung with Hattie Briggs (who recently toured with Alfie Boe)
  • Better By Now
  • You're Not The Be All - featuring a rare but excellent electric guitar solo by Joe
  • Encore: Fairytale Of New York (The Pogues) - with Hannah Woof

All in all, a fabulous night out and the good news is that Joe promises for it to continue annually, making it even more special every year!


Kenilworth Arts Festival 2019 Listings


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  • St. Nicholas' Church, High St, Kenilworth
  • Thu 19th Sep 2019 Door time: 7:30pm Start time: 8:00pm.
  • Price £14.00 concs £13 booking fees apply
  • Singer-songwriters, Nadia Reid, opens this year's festival. Hailing from New Zealand, Nadia has earned global acclaim off the back of two critically acclaimed albums: Listen to Formation, Look For the Signs (2015), and Preservation, which was named #2 in Mojo's ‘Album of the Year' list in 2017. Nadia has played at respected venues and festivals all over the world, has appeared on BBC's ‘Later… with Jools Holland', and has been nominated for two of New Zealand's leading arts prizes.


  • Priory Theatre, Rosemary Hill, Kenilworth
  • Fri 20th Sep, 7.30pm
  • Tickets £6 concs £4 – booking fees apply
  • Barry Jenkins' follow up to the Oscar-winning Moonlight comes in the form of a beautiful adaptation of James Baldwin's 1974 masterful and deeply moving novel, If Beale Street Could Talk. Jenkins' adaptation of this powerful romantic drama has received multiple award nominations and widespread critical acclaim – Mark Kermode was one of many to award it a rare 5* review. 


  • The Farthing Workshop, High St, Kenilworth
  • Fri 20th Sep 2019, Door time: 6:15pm, Start time: 6:30pm.
  • Price: £15 concs £12.50 booking fees apply 18 and over
  • Ease into the weekend with this meditative and informal art workshop. The session will offer a space to try out watercolour painting, with a local artist on hand to offer guidance and insights along the way. All materials will be provided and, since it's a Friday, visitors will also be able to enjoy a glass of wine or two (included in the ticket price).


  • Kenilworth Library, Smalley Pl
  • Sat 21st Sep 2019, Door time: 9:50am, Start time: 10:00am.
  • Price: £5 booking fees apply
  • Midlands based Bootleg Puppets are thrilled to share their own puppet-making techniques as part of Kenilworth Arts Festival 2019.
    Have you ever wondered how puppets are made? Do you or the young ones in your life love arts and crafts? Then come and visit our family-friendly workshop and discover how we built the shadow puppets for The Tale of the Dragon Queen, have a go on our shadow-puppet stage, and even make your very own shadow puppet to take home with you.  All materials supplied.


  • High Street, Kenilworth
  • Sat 21st Sep 2019 11am-5pm
  • Price: FREE
  • For one day only, in partnership with The Farthing Gallery and Virgins and Castle, the festival takes  over the Old Town! Kenilworth High Street will be transformed with a live music stage, walkabout theatre, a beer festival and an art & craft market featuring artists from all over the region. The art & craft market will wind down at around 5pm, but the Virgins & Castle beer festival will continue long into the night.


  • Venue: Clarendon Hall, Kenilworth 
  • Sat 21st Sep 2019 11am – 5pm
  • Price: FREE
  • Kenilworth Artists is a new collective, set up to champion work produced by artists who are based in, or connected to, the town. Organisers are delighted that they will be hosting their first group exhibition as part of the festival.

 WOMAN AT WAR (12A) |100 mins

  • Venue: Tree House Bookshop, Kenilworth
  • Date: Sat 21st Sept 8.30pm
  • Tickets £6 Concs £4 – booking fees apply
  • A brilliant dark comedy-drama from the masterful Benedikt Erligsson, which follows Halla, a fifty-year old choir director who has a song in her heart, a smile on her face and an undercover life as an eco-terrorist. Known to others only by her alias ‘The woman of the Mountain', Halla is secretly engaged in a one-woman-war on the local aluminium industry. Just as she begins to plan her boldest operation yet, she receives some unexpected news… Described by Mark Kermode as a ‘truly universal treat', Woman At War is intelligent, thought-provoking and very, very funny, and it will stay in the memory long after the closing credits have rolled. Subtitled (original language: Icelandic).


  • Venue: Priory Theatre, Kenilworth
  • Date: Sat 21st + Sun 22nd September 2019 
  • Price: £35 / £28 for a full weekend pass individual event tickets are available please go to the website for further details
  • A jam-packed weekend of talks, readings and panel discussions, celebrating some of the most inspiring and thought-provoking new fiction and non-fiction books released in 2019.A jam-packed weekend of talks, readings and panel discussions, celebrating some of the most inspiring and thought-provoking new fiction and non-fiction books released in 2019.
  • A jam-packed weekend of talks, readings and panel discussions, celebrating some of the most inspiring and thought-provoking new fiction and non-fiction books released in 2019.A jam-packed weekend of talks, readings and panel discussions, celebrating some of the most inspiring and thought-provoking new fiction and non-fiction books released in 2019.
  • A jam-packed weekend of talks, readings and panel discussions, celebrating some of the most inspiring and thought-provoking new fiction and non-fiction books released in 2019.A jam-packed weekend of talks, readings and panel discussions, celebrating some of the most inspiring and thought-provoking new fiction and non-fiction books released in 2019.
    • Award-winning human rights campaigner and writer Caroline Criado-Perez, who'll be speaking about her new book Invisible Women
    • Celebrated author, editor and presenter Nikesh Shukla, who'll be speaking about his latest YA novel, The Boxer
    • Novelist & author Kerry Hudson, who'll be speaking about Lowborn, described by The Guardian as ‘one of the most important books of the year'
    • Authors from the brilliant ‘It's Not About the Burqa' anthology, alongside the book's editor, Mariam Khan
    • Debut novelists Caroline Lea and Elizabeth Macneal, who'll be talking about their work and historical fiction
    • Novelists Rosie Price, and Candice Carty-Williams who'll be speaking on a panel about #MeToo in fiction
    • Publisher Bella Pearson, illustrator Jane McGuinness, children's author Serena Patel and bookseller Tamsin Rosewell, who'll be shining a spotlight on children's book publishing
    • Nathan Filer, mental health nurse and award-winning author of the international bestseller The Shock of The Fall, talks about his latest book, The Heartland, which takes us on a journey into the psychiatric wards he once worked on


  • The Kenilworth Centre, Car Park, Abby End
  • Sun 22nd Sep 2019.  Door time: 10:20am, Start time: 10:30am.
  • Price: £5 booking fees apply
  • Ever wanted to make your own camera? Ever wondered how photographs are ‘made'? Well, this is a workshop for you! Artist and teacher Jo Gane will be leading this interactive workshop, giving you the chance to make a pinhole camera from simple recycled materials, proving that you do not need expensive cameras to be a photographer. Jo will then show you how to use light sensitive materials to produce images using these cameras and how to develop the images using analogue photography techniques within a portable darkroom tent.


  • Priory Theatre, Kenilworth
  • Sun 22nd Sep 2019, 8pm
  • Price £6 Concs £4 – booking fees apply
  • * AWARDED THE Prix L'Œil d'Or for Best Documentary at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival *
    FOR SAMA is the first feature documentary by Emmy award-winning filmmakers Waad al-Kateab and Edward Watts. A love letter from a young mother to her daughter, the film tells the story of Waad al-Kateab's life through five years of the uprising in Aleppo, Syria as she falls in love, gets married and gives birth to Sama, all while cataclysmic conflict rises around her. Her camera captures incredible stories of loss, laughter and survival as Waad wrestles with an impossible choice– whether or not to flee the city to protect her daughter's life, when leaving means abandoning the struggle for freedom for which she has already sacrificed so much. The film has had universal critical acclaim since being previewed at Cannes Film Festival earlier this year (as well as winning the Best Documentary Prize at Cannes, it also won the Grand Jury Award for Best Documentary at the SXSW Film Festival, and the Special Jury Prize for International Feature Documentary at the Hot Docs Festival). It's not surprising: to quote The Times: ‘there simply hasn't been a film like it before'.


  • St. John's Church, Warwick Rd, Kenilworth
  • Mon 23rd Sep 2019. Door time: 7:30pm Start time: 8:00pm
  • Price £14.00 concs £12 booking fees apply
  • Acclaimed American jazz pianist and son of legendary musician Dave Brubeck will be bringing his celebrated quartet to Kenilworth. Featuring Dave O'Higgins (sax), Matt Ridley (bass) and Wesley Gibbens (drums), the DBQ have been together for over a decade, touring the world and earning considerable acclaim in the process. Jazzwise Magazine have described the combination of Brubeck and O'Higgins as ‘among the best piano/sax partnerships in the UK'. Here, the quartet will be offering a one-off glimpse into material from a forthcoming album, due for release in early 2020 on Ubuntu Music. The album was recorded during their highly successful tour of Poland, where they played to full houses in six cities. The concerts celebrated the 60th anniversary of Dave Brubeck's jazz ambassadorial tour behind the Iron Curtain in 1958. The new album includes Dave Brubeck's hit, 'Take Five', as well as new compositions from Darius.


  • The Farthing Workshop, 15 High St, Kenilworth
  • Tue 24th Sep 2019.  Door time: 6:15pm, Start time: 6:30pm 16+
  • Price: £15 concs £12.50 booking fees apply
  • Helen Clues is a Kenilworth-based artist and the owner of the Farthing Gallery on High Street. Helen creates quirky and beautiful mosaic work from found, collected and traditional materials. In this workshop, which is suitable for all levels, participants will have the chance to learn more about the art of mosaic, and to produce their very own piece to keep and treasure.


  • Talisman Theatre, Kenilworth
  • Tue 24th Sep, Door time: 7:30pm, Start time: 8:00pm
  • Price £14 concs £12 booking fees apply
  • An evening of contemporary folk music, featuring two outstanding emerging artists. Joshua Burnside is a singer-songwriter from Northern Ireland. Weaving elements of Irish traditional and European folk music with hints of Americana, he creates songs that are understated yet passionate and heartfelt. His debut album, Ephrata, was written in a burst of a few weeks whilst living in northern Colombia, and won the Northern Ireland Music Prize upon its release in 2017. Since releasing Ephrata, Joshua has amassed over 10 Million streams on Spotify, performed two sell out London shows, appeared at International festivals and enjoyed extensive radio play and support from BBC Radio 1 and 6 Music. His latest record, a live album recorded at the Elmwood Hall, was released earlier this year.  Rosie Carney is a 20 year old singer-songwriter who was born in England but raised in Donegal. Her sparse, deeply emotive songs have earned her a strong following and millions of streams on Spotify. Her debut album, Bare, which features a guest appearance by Lisa Hannigan, was released in January 2019 to widespread acclaim; MOJO wrote: 'cultdom, at the very least, beckons'.

FABER AT 90 with Toby Faber

  • Kenilworth Library, Smalley Pl
  • Wed 25th Sep, 2019
  • Door time: 6:15pm Start time: 6:30pm. Price £8 concs £6 booking fees apply
  • This year, Faber & Faber celebrates its 90th anniversary. One of the world's great publishing houses, Faber has been a home to the likes of TS Eliot, Sylvia Plath, Samuel Beckett, William Golding and many, many more distinguished poets, playwrights and novelists (its backlist features books by no fewer than 13 Nobel Laureates and seven Booker Prize-winners).
    For this special event, we've invited Toby Faber, former managing director of Faber and grandson of founder Geoffrey Faber, to speak about the untold stories behind some of the greatest literature of the twentieth century - from Eliot's magnificent reading reports to Samuel Beckett on swearing and censorship; from the rejection of George Orwell's Animal Farm to Philip Larkin's reluctance to attend poetry readings ('people's imaginary picture of you is always so much more flattering than the reality'). It's a fascinating story, and a hymn to the role of literature in all our lives.


  • Tree House Bookshop, 4 The Square, Kenilworth
  • Wed 25th Sep, 2019. Door time: 7:45pm Start time: 8:15pm.
  • Price: £10 concs £8 booking fees apply
  • Pauline Drand is an acclaimed French singer and musician, based in Paris. We're thrilled to welcome her to Kenilworth Arts Festival for her first UK show.
    Drand's first album, Faits Bleus, was released in late 2018 to critical acclaim. The record appeared in multiple Album of the Year lists in France, with Sun Burns Out lauding it as 'modern and timeless' and Benoît Crevits (Magic) praising the record as 'an album of simple beauty'. A follow up EP, Ô Fortes, was released earlier this year.


  • St. John's Church, Warwick Rd, Kenilworth
  • Thu 26th Sep, 2019. Door time: 7:30pm Start time: 8:00pm
  • Price: £14 concs £12 booking fees apply
  • Having risen to prominence as a finalist in the BBC Young Musician of the Year competition in 2014 and steadily hon


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