Sunday, 29 July 2018

The Annual Dial Up Disney Special!



Alex Williams and the Dial Up family are delighted to be back at The Kitchen Croxley for one month only as we celebrate our annual Disney Special!

If you’re looking for a friendly and welcoming open mic to share your music, poetry, prose, drama, comedy, magic or dance, or just want a great night out, then come and join us! As ever, the theme is just for fun, interpret or ignore it as you choose!



I'm delighted to announce our special guest performers will be Alex H-W, Silvia C and the inimitable Steve McClennon! Hope to see you there and much love xx

All Welcome
Tickets £5

17th August, 7.30pm
The Kitchen Croxley
198 Watford Road, WD3 3DB Croxley Green

Sunday, 8 July 2018

The Dial Up Song Competition is a huge success! Next event is Dial Up Goes Globetrotting on Friday 20th x

Thank you to everyone who came to support our first ever Dial Up Song Competition! On the strength of the brilliant performances on the night, I think a new annual tradition is born!

Congratulations to Julian Mount who won Best Performance, Martin Olyett who won Best Original Song and Neil Maxfield who won the Audience Award! All the competitors were tremendous, my thanks to them all and to our terrific judges Peter St.James, Fiona Jane Weston and Adele Anderson. Do join us at our next open mic night on Friday 20th July for more music and merriment! The theme: Dial Up Goes Globetrotting! xx

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Saturday, 30 June 2018

First Dial Up Song Competition!

 
 
Looking forward to our first ever Dial Up Song Competition on Friday 6th July! 
 
We have 10 amazing performers lined up: Julian Mount, Martin Olyett, Kim Olyett and Alison Raymond as Warp and Weft, Jon Horne, Caroline Chan, Jill Waterson & Ady Shaw, Eclipse, Mark Lester, Neil Maxfield and Frank Loman! Our star judges Adele Anderson, Fiona Jane Weston and Peter St.James will decide the Best Performance and Best Original Song, but we'll be looking to YOU to decide the Audience Award. So if you haven't booked your ticket yet please do, and remember, it's cheaper online than on the door! 
 
Then join us on Friday 20th July for our usual Dial Up Open Mic Night when our theme will be Globetrotting! Much love, Alex xx

Sunday, 20 May 2018

Next Dial Up Friday 15th June



Thanks so much to everyone who came and made our May Icons Dial Up such fun! Our next Dial Up Open Mic is on Friday June 15th and the theme will be Night at The Movies, so hopefully see you then! xx

Monday, 23 April 2018

April Dial Up a Sell-Out Success!



Thank you so much to everyone who came along and made our SOLD OUT April Dial Up such a success! Hopefully see you at the next one on Friday 18th May, our theme is ICONS! As ever, you can interpret or ignore the theme as you choose! All Welcome, Tickets £6 online/ £8 on the door.

And do check out The Dial Up page for details of my Wimbledon concert on Saturday 9th June. Here's the link for tickets:

http://colourhousetheatre.co.uk/rebrand/booking/dial-up/

And finally, sign up to perform in our first ever Dial Up Song Competition on Friday 6th July! Details at the tab above. Hope to see you at one or all these exciting events! Much love, Alex xx

Monday, 19 February 2018

Terrific Photos from our Love Songs Dial Up by Linda Birmingham!

 A first time Dial Upper from Holland regaled us with a pop piano tune.
 Steve Thorne shared reflections on Cario Zoo.
Singer songwriter Kenesha Melody with Robert Pawlus on guitar
 Monika brought the house down with some soul-infused funk
 Caroline Chan shared a song with an environmental message
 Dial Up resident poet Jim Connor hosted the Open Mic
 Tina Ogorman dazzled with some acappella singing, and even gave me the multicolour rose I'm waving below!
 Brian Scott keeps the trophy for another month with his love song infused poem
 Bonnie C gave a haunting rendition of a pop cover
 Steve McClennon and Ernie the fastest milkman in the West!
 Sophia K and I have a go at Sondheim's Being Alive
 Trevor Thomas brought the open mic to a beautiful close
What a terrific turn out we had for our Love Songs Dial Up this month! Lots of familiar faces and a great number of new people too. Our next event is on Friday 16th March and the theme is Great American Songbook, so hope to see you there! Much love, Alex xx

Saturday, 20 January 2018

Wonderful pics from our Anything Goes Dial Up by Becca Parker!

We were delighted to welcome as our special guest singer, actor, radio host and Titan of the London Cabaret Scene, Tim McArthur! Also on display are Alex (yes, another one!) and Kayleigh on drums, Anthony Folami hosting the open mic, Trevor Thomas on guitar, the inimitable David Forest spinning his cheeky tunes, poet Brian Scott and making his Dial Up debut Gavin Brock sharing two tunes from his new musical. What a night! Thanks to everyone who came to support, I can imagine no better way to kick off The Dial Up's new year! Our thanks to Becca for the fab photos. Next one is our Love Songs Special on Friday 16th February. Hope to see you there! Much love, Alex xx