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Video: A secret performance by Group Inerane in Paris

November 11, 2011


Watch a video clip of Group Inerane performing a secret gig in Paris ahead of their date at the Howard Assembly Room.

Time Being: A Deep, Altered State

November 9, 2011


It's still such a buzz to come to the other side of the world and find a room full of people have turned up to listen to one's music. We started The Necks 24 years ago as a private experimental band with the express intention of never performing in public.

Arthur Jeffes new Sundog project comes to the Howard Assembly Room

October 14, 2011


It was “Arthur Jeffes breaking out” – a glorious slew of lyrical music, romantic experiments, and a boffin-like delight in telling endearing stories about the music.

Penguin Cafe’s Arthur Jeffes on creating his solo project, Sundog

September 26, 2011


The interesting thing about these criteria is that as soon as they emerge then there is an opportunity to transcend them; to write and play music that can’t be ruled in or out without listening and simply liking or not liking it.

Jolie Holland is on fire at the End of the Road festival

September 7, 2011


Ahead of Jolie Holland's performance in the Howard Assembly Room this Thursday 8 Sept, one fan caught her in action at the End of the Road festival in Dorset.

Jolie Holland and John Smith kickstart Autumn in the Howard Assembly Room with a Pint of Blood

August 31, 2011


The new season of events in the Howard Assembly Room starts with a bang next week with an exciting  performance by young American folk-country singer Jolie Holland on Thursday 8 September. She will be supported by British folk singer and guitarist John Smith. One of the founding members of the Be Good Tanyas, Holland’s music ranges far and […]

Projects Director Dominic Gray looks forward to Autumn in the HAR

August 11, 2011


There’s so much happening in the Howard Assembly Room this Autumn, it makes it hard to know what to pick out. We’re always looking to connect with each opera season, so our focus on Russia might be the best jumping off point. While Neil Bartlett directs Tchaikovsky’s The Queen of Spades on the Opera North mainstage, over […]