Events organised by HarmonicaUK in 2020

CANCELLED June 20th-21th   Annual HarmonicaUK Chromatic Weekend - Hillscourt, Rednal, Birmingham, UK.

 A two-day masterclass of the chromatic harmonica for all abilities, featuring top players from around the globe. Not only will they perform in the evening concert, but also run workshops using jazz, classical, folk and popular music to facilitate learning. This year features Will Pound, Tony Jukes, John Cook & Chris CollisFind out more and book tickets.

October 9th - 11th  Birmingham UK Harmonica Festival 2020  - Hillscourt, Rednal, Birmingham, UK.

 A non-stop weekend all about the harmonica! It has everything - workshops, jams, competitions, an auction and an international star-studded concert. More details about the artists soon...

Other events in 2020

May 22nd-24thEdinburgh Harmonica Workshops hosted by Tomlin Leckie, featuring Liam Ward. This year, the focus is on jamminggiving practical tools to help with jamming with other musicians.

June 6th - Next Level Blues Harmonica Workshop with Lee Sankey and Georgea Reijnders (Dieman, Netherlands). A special one day blues harmonica workshop that will give you techniques and ideas to make a material difference to your playing standard. Workshops for all abilities.

August 3rd to 8th - Blues Week: Blues Harmonica and Slide Guitar at Hartbury College, Gloucester. Contact for more info.


Listing of upcoming harmonica gigs in the UK

The list of gigs is updated weekly. If you know of any other upcoming harmonica gigs in the UK, then please let us know by email:


 Regular Events - please get in touch if you'd like your event added.

Wallasey, Merseyside   Blues harp Wirral (BHW) -  an opportunity for harmonica players to meet up. Players of all abilities (including beginners) are welcome. Usually the last Sunday of the month - check the BHW website for the next session.

Hove, East Sussex   Harp surgery - monthly harmonica workshops for beginners and intermediates. Call in every 3rd or 4th Wednesday of the month for your musical checkup with the Good Doctor, Richard Taylor!

Whitchurch, Cardiff   Cardiff Harmonica Sessions, 7.30 pm - 9.00 pm Wednesday nights, Whitchurch rugby, sports and social club, Samuel's Crescent, Whitchurch, Cardiff CF14 2TH. For intermediate harmonica players who play folk, Country Blues, Pop and other styles. There is jamming and tuition (using harp tabs). Accompanying instrument are welcome for the jamming, just as long as you play harmonica too! Sessions are grouped into consecutive five week chunks - contact Aidan Sheehan via Facebook for more info.

Reading, Berkshire   The Reading Harmonica Group meets on the last Sunday of the month at The Great Expectations, 33 London Street, Reading, RG1 4PS. 7.30pm start. Contact Neil Warren via Facebook or email for more information.