Samphire – A Ride on a Cloud Dragon

It was a beautiful day and I was lying on the cliffs above Flamborough Head looking up at the cloud pictures in the sky. Have you ever done that and seen a cloud dragon? We'll that's what I saw, and you know what? It flew down and said, 'Hey Lou, climb up on my back, … Continue reading Samphire – A Ride on a Cloud Dragon

Midsummer Night’s Scream Review by Arthur Whelan

Midsummer Night’s Scream – Loudhailer Electric Company, Sleeperman and Jackson D at Kardomah94, Hull. 21 June 2019 review by Arthur Whelan On a warm and very humid Friday night I passed through the doors into the darkness of this cosy little venue for the first time, and the atmosphere hit me. There was a sense that … Continue reading Midsummer Night’s Scream Review by Arthur Whelan

So, where *does* the River Hull start?

A Meander along the River Hull Just where does the River Hull start? The Open Bridges exhibition inspired many discussions about its origins. We heard about places to explore the springs and streams – one couple spoke of the spring rising in their own back garden. So, our first outing for A River Full of … Continue reading So, where *does* the River Hull start?

Loudhailer Acoustic April 2019

Thanks to everyone who came to this month's Loudhailer Acoustic. Lovely audience and great performers Phil Friend, Catherine Scott, Brian Williams, Martin Peirson, Roy Kibbler and Jim Orwin. It was good to have time for a second round of songs and everyone was ace. We didn't take any photos this month, so instead here's a … Continue reading Loudhailer Acoustic April 2019

Loudhailer Acoustic February 2019

Very much enjoyed this month's Loudhailer Acoustic, thanks to everyone who came along. Lots of super acoustic music, a couple of odd poets and a great audience made for a lovely night. It's always especially nice to welcome new people as well as familiar faces to play and to listen to the music, so thank … Continue reading Loudhailer Acoustic February 2019

Rockin’ the Pea, the Withfest 3 and Jackson D

What a weekend! Work In Progress played three top gigs. Cowboy DC and Dexter at the Jaz Bar, highlights included original songs Storm, The Drinking Song and a brand new rendition of Country Roads. Next up they became the WIP Three with the addition of Kelvin to wake up Withernsea with a storming set amongst … Continue reading Rockin’ the Pea, the Withfest 3 and Jackson D