Verdisa live at Kings Arms, 28 August Bank Holiday Monday – FREE entry

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  Monday 28 August 2017 Verdisa will be playing an acoustic set as a duo at The Kings Arms, All Cannings as part of a Bank Holiday Monday event at the pub. Following on from an uplifting performance at Concert at the Kings this year, a stripped down version of the band will be playing a set out in the Breeze Shed on the concert field. We are hoping this will … Read More →

Get well Norman

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Best wishes to Norman Watt-Roy who played with Wilko Johnson at Rock against Cancer in 2017. After being taken ill last week he is now out of hospital and recovering at home. Wishing you well Norman. More info

Some T shirts, Polos and programmes available

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In the process of clearing down from this year’s event we’ve a few shirts and programmes available – and we’ve found some from 2016 too. There’s limited stock, but take a look at the website for sizes and contact us for details of postage. Or pop into The Kings Arms, All Cannings to buy and collect. Available merchandise

New image gallery on Flickr

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Images from all 6 concerts are available to view now on our Flickr site. Some great memories there! View now Photography is ©Ward Pics, ©Roger Goodgroves and ©Mark Kent.

BBC Wiltshire show replay and Rick Parfitt tribute

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BBC Wiltshire will be replaying some of the live programme from this year’s event on Monday 29 May 2017 at midday. iPlayer link The programme is followed by John and Gillie Coghlan with their own tribute to Rick Parfitt. iPlayer link

Robbie McIntosh

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Robbie McIntosh is joining the All Star Band. Robbie joined Paul McCartney’s band for McCartney’s 1989 comeback album, Flowers in the Dirt.  Robbie McIntosh has legendary status among his fellow musicians. His career to date includes spells as guitarist with Sir Paul McCartney, Sir Tom Jones, John Mayer, and Norah Jones. Robbie has played many of the world’s top festivals and venues. Among his numerous TV and radio appearances, Robbie was with Sir Tom Jones on Jools … Read More →

Hamish Stuart

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Joining the All Star Band is Hamish Stuart. Hamish joined Paul McCartney’s band for McCartney’s 1989 comeback album, Flowers in the Dirt.  A member of Average White Band  from 1972 to 1982, Hamish went on to work with Aretha Franklin, Chaka Khan and David Sanborn. He wrote Atlantic Starr’s 1986 hit “If Your Heart Isn’t in It” and songs for Smokey Robinson, Jeffrey Osborne, George Benson and Diana Ross.  See full line up

Gary Brooker – Procul Harum

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Joining the All Star Band is Gary Brooker MBE – founder, lead singer, pianist & composer of Procol Harum who this year celebrate their 50th year of performance.  Gary has had solo albums and forays with Eric Clapton, Bill Wyman’s Rythmn Kings and Ringo Starr to name but a few, besides directing many big ‘Charity Bashes’ himself. This month sees the release of a Studio Album of new songs by Procol Harum “NOVUM” on Eagle Records. See … Read More →

The Finalé band

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Knowing he intended to launch the biggest tour of his career thus far, in 1989, Paul McCartney put together a regular band to take out on the road, and who would appear in various forms on his comeback album, ‘Flowers in the Dirt’.  Now after the recent special 2017 re-release of that album, band member Paul “Wix” Wickens has reunited some of the original band to play at Concert at the Kings.  And they’ll be joined by other musicians who … Read More →


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