Venues, Festivals & Regular Music Events
Working with venues large and small and covering most styles of music, the Graham Steel Music Company can book whole programmes or one off events that are tailored made to suit your venue and budget as well as organizing festivals, running a stage or supplying some great acts as well as event management. Current regular and past events and festivals include :-
Guitar Festival – Annual event featuring performances, workshops and demonstrations including some of the best known guitar players in the world alongside stages that showcase new emerging talent. Previous performers include Tommy Emmanuel, Antonio Forcione, Martin Taylor, Albert Lee, Gordon Giltrap, Mike Dawes, Clive Carroll plus many more.
Bracknell's Party at the Park – Set in the beautiful grounds of South Hill Park Arts Centre, Bracknell this family fun day out features great bands on the main stage as well as an acoustic stage for local and emerging acts as well as entertainment for all the family.
Showcase Concerts – A regular series of events taking place in the Wilde Theatre at South Hill Park Arts Centre featuring the best in local and emerging talent performing in front of invited music industry guests as well as the general public, a great opportunity to spot new talent performing a mixture of genres.
Caddy’s Country Kitchen – Taking place at the Water Margin within the O2, London this fortnightly event is hosted by country/ blues singer songwriter Caddy Cooper and features especially invited guests including emerging and visiting artists serving up the best in country, Americana and bluegrass.
Cellar Bar Live – Monthly music night taking place in the Cellar Bar at South Hill Park Arts Centre, Bracknell and featuring an eclectic mixture of music including blues, folk, jazz, funk and rock.
Wilde Sundays – Fortnightly Sunday afternoon acoustic session which features a main act as well as two local supports in the fabulous Upper Wilde Bar at South Hill Park Arts Centre Bracknell starting at 3pm , this is a relaxing way to spend a Sunday afternoon.
Jazz Cafe – The Jazz Cafe situated at the Madjeski Stadium in Reading hosts some of the best function bands around for dinners and those that just want to listen to some great funk, soul and tribute bands.
Festival of Folk – In association with Artree Music this annual event features great folk, acoustic, roots music on 3 stages with big name acts as well as local and emerging artists including Show of Hands, Cara Dillon, Richard Digance to name a few.
Food Festival – Providing the music for this annual event set on the Terrace within the beautiful grounds of South Hill Park Arts Centre, Bracknell.
Acoustic Cafe – A weekly pre show event that showcase local and emerging acts, taking place in he Atrium South Hill Park Arts Centre, Bracknell.
Artree Live – Presented by Artree Music this monthly event takes place at South Hill Park Arts Centre , Bracknell and features the best acoustic folk and roots acts around.
Sunningdale Carnival- Annual event featuring music and fun for all the family, GSMC will be providing music throughout the day.
Bracknell Festival- This years Bracknell Festival featured The Shires, The Hoosiers, Space, Owen Paul, Sally Barker, R’n’Beatles, Caddy Cooper, Retrostate with two stages and fun for all the family in the beautiful grounds of South Hill Park Arts Centre, Bracknell.
Lock & Quay - Booking in regular shows at this popular West London Restaurant.
Wilde Theatre - Regular shows in this beautiful Theatre at South Hill Park Arts Centre, Bracknell featuring top names.
Berkshire Music Fair - Making it's debut in 2017 this indoor event will feature live music , trade stands as well as networking sessions for musicians and industry people.
Showcase Sessions - Taking place at the Acoustic Couch a new venue based in Berkshire and features four different acts in a mixture of genres.
GSMC Presents .... -Monthly events taking place at the Acoustic Couch, Bracknell featuring touring originals, tribute bands as well as theme nights.
Woking Music Club - New venture launched in May at the Laithwaite Stadium home of Woking Music Club.
South Hill Park Arts Centre
GSMC will be associated with South Hill Park Arts Centre by offering a music development role, which will work with new artists in raising their profile and promote the wide range of musical activities in the venue as well as running a monthly music night and events in the Wilde Theatre.
The Jazz Café in Reading is a top party venue based at the Madejeski Stadium, GSMC will be promoting a number of events at this venue.
Festival of Folk*
Featuring some of the best names in folk and roots music as well some great up and coming acts, morris dancers, CD and instrument stalls and lots more.
Now in it’s 4th year at South Hill Park Arts Centre, the Guitar Fest will feature some of the biggest names around as well as introducing some exciting new acts with 3 stages, workshops, lectures and stalls, taking place in May this is a must for all guitar fans.
*in association with the festivals