Foden's and Mike Lovatt offer free tickets and financial incentives!

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 14 November 2019


On Saturday 14th December Foden's will perform a concert entitled 'Christmas Classics with a twist' featuring guest soloist Mike Lovatt at the Victoria Hall, Bolton commencing at 7pm.

Mike Lovatt is regarded as one of the World's leading Trumpet players and performs regularly with the BBC Big Band, SuperBrass and John Wilson Orchestra. As well as his busy teaching and soloist schedule Mike has been featured on a number of James Bond and Harry Potter soundtracks as well as Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Madagascar and many more.

Speaking about the forthcoming concert Mark Wilkinson commented 'We are looking forward to working with Mike once again where he will perform a number of new Christmas solos showing the entire range of the instrument! At 5.30pm Mike will hold a masterclass at the venue where he will talk about his career, general playing tips and how to play high notes!! Entry to the class is via a ticket for the concert. Foden's are extremely proud of their Youth outreach work and are offering free admission to under 16's to both the concert and class providing they are accompanied by an adult.'

As well as offering free admission to under 16's Foden's are also able to offer financial incentives to bands to help sell tickets for this event, any band interested in obtaining further information is asked to contact Mark via [email protected]

Tickets for the concert are £12 via 07740 354106 or


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