Local starlet Paris joins Spooky Friday ‘Mic Night’ line-up

Triple Fret BC
Triple Fret BC

Tonight’s Spooky Halloween ‘Open Mic’ night at the Berkswell Royal British Legion will be joined by special guest performer Paris Georgia, well-known on the local music scene generally, and locally around Balsall Common thanks to her much-talked about Balsall Common Festival performances.


Paris Georgia’s Gotta Let go (original)

Budding performers and members of the community alike are invited along, entry is free on all counts. Anyone intereste din performing is invited to call Yaz for informaion on 07983 544636, or simly turn up and play.



Location: Berkswell Royal British Legion, Station Road, Balsall Common (opposite Berkswell Railway Station)
Starts: 8:15pm
Info: Yaz Zahran 07983 544636


For enquiries about how to book Paris for your event write to: paris.georgia@hotmail.co.uk




Open mic night at the Legion


The increasingly popular Open Mic nights hosted by Yaz Zahran, leader of the local Triple Fret performing arts group at the Berkswell Legion is back this evening (Friday 26th September 2014), with a number of participants fresh from their involvement in Balsall Common Festival’s Balsall’s Got the Voice competition.


Tonight is 60s night and the usual Triple Fret crew will be joined by visiting performers in an event that’ss open to all, from spectators to performers.


The show gets underway at 8:15pm and is free to enter. Anyone interested in performing is welcome to call Yaz with any queries on 07983 544636.


Venue: 316 Station Road, CV7 7EF.




Recording contract up for grabs for Festival talent winner

Balsall Common fete and Party in the Park - Main Sponsor 2013-14
Balsall Common fete and Party in the Park – Main Sponsor 2013-14
Balsall Common Festvial takes place at The Lant on Saturday 20th September 2014
Balsall Common Festvial takes place at The Lant on Saturday 20th September 2014

Organisers of this year’s Balsall Common Festival have raised the stakes of their inaugural talent competition, ‘Balsall’s Got the Voice’, by putting a 12 month recording and management contract up for grabs to the ultimate winner, courtesy of new music Company Brumbeat Music Ltd.,


Festival Chairman Craig Burgess explains:


“We were surprised at the high standard of our first group of qualifiers and wanted to go out and find a prize worth fighting for. We’re delighted that Brumbeat Music were similarly impressed and put an amazing offer on the table for one lucky winner.”

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Big Band Night at the Legion’s Open Mic event

Regular youthful attendees of Tuesday Night Triple Fret sessions at the Berkswell Legion will be showing off the fruits of a month’s labour by taking to the stage this evening for their Big Band Open Mic night. Our local talent will be taking on Big Band classics from the 50s onwards. Performers have been invited to dress-to-kill.


Triple Fret Open Mic Night information


Performers have been invited to take on Rat Pack classics by music heroes such as Frank Sinatra, James Dean and Sammy Davis Jr, alongside Big Band works by modern day exponents such as Michael Buble.


Venue: The Main Hall, Berkswell British Legion, 316 Station Road, CV7 7EF (opposite Berkswell Station)
Starts: 8:15pm


New visitors are actively encouraged to come down and sign-in as guests of a member, as part of the Legion’s ongoing community membership drive. There’s also happy hour from 5:30pm prior to the big event in the adjacent lounge bar.




Friday night is ‘Open Mic’ at the Berkswell Legion


The theme for the Triple Fret ‘Open mic’ night at the Berkswell Legion this Friday evening is rock music and organisers positively welcome new faces to join the regular talent. This is a chance for people with a creative streak to showcase their talents in song, music or spoken word.


The doors open 7.30 with Open Mic from 8:15 to 10:45pm.


Event information

Doors: 7:30pm
Open Mic: 8:15-10:45pm
Venue: Berkswell & District Royal British Legion, 316 Station Road, Balsall Common, CV7 7EF.