Status Quo

May 27, 2018

Friday was a bit mad. I showed a group around GTC in the morning, then went almost directly to the airport. I was booked on the 7:30 pm flight, but that left things rather tight the other end, so I joined the waiting list and waited. And waited. And got on the 6 pm flight instead (hallelujah!) That meant I got to La Laguna on Tenerife in comfortable time for…


God Save The Queen

'Freddie' and 'Brian' jamming, God Save The Queen concert in Tazacorte
September 16, 2016

Yay, I got out of the rut a little. We went to see the Queen tribute band, “God Save the Queen” in Tazacorte. We had to think twice about it, because it made for a late night followed by an early start next morning, but we really enjoyed their concert in Santa Cruz last year and we don’t get out of the rut often. After some thought, I asked to…


Semilla Jazz Festival

La Palma’s first independant jazz festival starts tonight in the H10 Taburiente Playa Hotel in Los Cancajos. The festival will be officially opened on Thursday at 9 pm, followed by music from Manolo Brito Trío. On Friday 21st at 4pm El Jazz en Canarias will play, followed by Raúl Bermúdez and Carlos Martín at 7:30, and Bitter Biscuits with Kike Perdomo will play at 9pm. On Saturday 22nd at 6pm…

February 20, 2014

Folk Dancing at the Silk Museum

Yesterday the silk museum in El Paso held an open day, with a performance by the folk group Cumbre Nueva I’m having a technical problem with editing the video, but here’s some photos of the performance. .

April 1, 2012

Free Live Music in Santa Cruz de la Palma

La Palma’s first winter mini-festival will be sponsored by Ruido fanzine (to present issue 15 of Ruido) and the cultural association Mareando (to present the association’s activities.) It will take place in the Plaza de España de S/C de La Palma on Saturday 8th January starting at 10 pm. The local groups, Soulamente Soulo and Mojo Blues will perform, and they’ll be various cultural stands, tapas, activities for children and…

January 7, 2011