Events and Rehearsals

Rehearsals

LYGC aims to rehearse material that follows music from Africa to the Americas and it’s evolution there.  This term we are learning everything from super slick Ray Charles and Stevie Wonder tracks to South African anthems, 1960s rights songs by ‘Sweet Honey in the Rock’ and traditional up-tempo gospel/soul numbers like ‘Ain’t No Mountain High Enough’ to, of course, Pharell’s ‘Happy’.

To get involved all you need to do is attend one of our two rehearsals each week!  Easy!  Members attend whichever rehearsal fits their schedule best. Please contact us for details:

Thursday 7-9pm – Notting Hill Gate tube station                            (LYGC West)

Saturday 11am-2pm – Highbury and Islington tube station           (LYGC North)

Upcoming Gigs and Appearances

6th April – CHORUS Festival; Southbank Centre, song sharing (open rehearsal) 3pm St Paul’s Roof Pavilion, performance Purcell Room, 6.15pm

10th and 11th April – Backing for the Deaf Havana Tour – London dates [ Tickets on sale from http://www.deafhavanaofficial.com ]

11th April – Soul in the Chapel, as part of the Brandenburg Festival, 8pm start, St Clement Danes, London

Recent Appearances

– A Cosy Winter’s Night with LYGC at St John’s, Notting Hill, Dec 2013

– LYGC at The National Gallery, Dec 2013

Rejoice! A Summer Gospel Celebration with LYGC at St Margaret Pattens, Monument, July 2013

– LYGC on Tour! Stratford-upon-Avon. June 2013

– Notting Hill Mayfest, St John’s Notting Hill, May 2013

– Royal Festival Hall, Chorus Festival, May 2013

– London Festival of Music, Royal College of Music, April 2013 (Gold Award)

– Springtime Gospel with LYGC, featuring 12 Times a Lady & Daisy Chute, St George’s Holborn, March 2013

– Jazz FM International Jazz Awards, One Marylebone, January 2013

– World Rescue Challenge, Opening Ceremony, Excel, October 2012

– A Moment’s Peace, UCL Quadrangle, (part of the Olympics Festival), July 2012

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