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Area: West Lothian

The Category West Lothian is a subset of Central Scotland. Look at that broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Organizers, Performers and Venues associated with West Lothian which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

 

In contrast, the following Entities do not (currently) have Records in 'Open Concerts and Recitals'. Here, clicking on a Title of interest should link you to a relevant external Website (or Facebook Page):

- Bathgate Brass Band

- Ferry Blend Choir

 

Category West Lothian
! West Lothian KEY
VISITS (to Website)1
VIEWS (of Record)4

West Calder, West Lothian: 'Meets once a month ... for concerts and sessions. Everyone is very welcome. There is a small admission fee depending on the activity’.

 

Category Folk Clubs
* Almond Valley Folk Club
VISITS (to Website)200
VIEWS (of Record)420

'We warmly invite you to share the opportunity to hear high calibre and internationally acclaimed musicians in a friendly environment. The cost of our exciting programme of concerts represents excellent value, in particular the season ticket which offers concerts at a significant discount. Enjoy a glass of wine in the interval and have some thoroughly enjoyable evenings of wonderful music.'

* Linlithgow Arts Guild
VISITS (to Website)171
VIEWS (of Record)363
Forthcoming Concerts and Recitals

'Set up in 2000 with aims and objectives: * to promote live music through the presentation of public performances; * to advance the education of the public in the arts and in particular music; * to provide opportunities for young musicians to perform in front of a live audience.'

 

* Torphichen Summer Nights
VISITS (to Website)131
VIEWS (of Record)352

'Founded  in 1952. Today we have around 25 members, a happy mix of amateur and professional musicians. We play a wide variety of orchestral music to suit all tastes. We enjoy making music ... We are always happy to welcome new members. No audition is necessary but we do ask for commitment to practise and your regular attendance at rehearsals and concerts. Please bring your music stand and arrive in good time for a prompt start.'

+ Bathgate Concert Orchestra
VISITS (to Website)146
VIEWS (of Record)389

'Aim to contribute to the local society of West Lothian and also the wider brass band community. We give a number of concerts throughout the year including community events in Broxburn and Livingston and concerts in the wider Lothian region, and further afield.'

 

+ Broxburn & Livingston Brass Band
VISITS (to Website)139
VIEWS (of Record)311

'One of very few civilian bands in Scotland which has a military configuration, in that it includes reed, brass and percussion instruments. We undertake a wide variety of marching jobs across central Scotland and have two concerts a year in March/April and December. We have also undertaken a number of other jobs to help local and national charities raise money.'

 

+ Linlithgow Reed Band
VISITS (to Website)144
VIEWS (of Record)352
Forthcoming Concerts and Recitals

Founded 1991: ‘The choir’s original raison d’être was to reciprocate rugby choral hospitality by entertaining visiting rugby teams and supporters during their visits to Murrayfield for international matches. Over the years our scope has extended vastly and we are now very active both locally and much further afield, supporting many local and national institutions and charities.’

 

+ Linlithgow RFC Male Voice Choir
VISITS (to Website)172
VIEWS (of Record)281
Forthcoming Concerts and Recitals

‘Formed in May 2016 by a group of local musicians keen to establish a community orchestra for the Linlithgow area ... Membership of the Linlithgow String Orchestra is open to string players aged 18+, of Grade 5 standard and above - new members are always welcome!‘

Category West Lothian
+ Linlithgow String Orchestra
VISITS (to Website)119
VIEWS (of Record)208
Forthcoming Concerts and Recitals

‘The Band was formed in 1987 with an emphasis on concerts as the name suggests. “Newland” was taken from the venue where the first rehearsal took place: i.e.The Old Academy in Bathgate whose benefactor was John Newland ... New members of all abilities are always welcome and instruments may be available if you don't have your own ... The Junior Band offers young brass players an opportunity to play as part of a band and meet young musicians from other schools ... The Junior Band play in concerts alongside the senior band.’

 

+ Newland Concert Brass
VISITS (to Website)58
VIEWS (of Record)170
Forthcoming Concerts and Recitals

Toccata Ladies Choir has been an active part of the West Lothian culture scene since 1978 ... The choir consists of almost 50 members of all ages and musical abilities, brought together by their love and passion for singing and performing ... Their extensive repertoire covers a broad spectrum, encompassing classical and jazz as well as pop and musical theatre. They perform accompanied pieces and a cappella with equal skill and have enjoyed singing in Latin, Gaelic, Russian, French, German and Zulu as well as English.’

Category Ladies Choirs
+ Toccata Ladies Choir
VISITS (to Website)81
VIEWS (of Record)131

'Scottish champion brass band ... Whitburn Band is one of the most successful brass bands in Scotland and has performed throughout the UK and Europe for many years ... The Band can often be heard playing the national anthem of the away team at Scotland international rugby games in front of a television audience of millions.'

+ Whitburn Band
VISITS (to Website)297
VIEWS (of Record)499

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