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Dunster Show appearance by a small group of 13

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Published: August 26,2019

It was a case of ‘Raindrops Keep Falling on (or very near!) Minehead’ when 13 members of The Rivertones, including Chorus Director Peter Gover, travelled to the Dunster Show on Friday, 16 August to sing as part of the show’s entertainment. The small group performed three sets during the day, but because of the less-than-favourable […]

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Quantock Beer Festival, Mid-Devon Show and Sidmouth Folk Festival . . .

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Published: August 7,2019

On Friday 26th July, in extremely warm conditions, The Rivertones smaller chorus entertained visitors at the Quantock Beer Festival at Bishops Lydeard for a second year in a row. The following day, Saturday, 26th, and in even hotter conditions, the main chorus gave two performances to a much larger audience at the Mid Devon Show, held annually […]

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National rankings promotion to Division 2 of British Association of Barbershop Singers (BABS)

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Published: May 31,2019

The Rivertones took part in the British Association of Barbershop Singers (BABS) annual national Convention at the Bournemouth International Centre (BIC) on Saturday, 25 May, 2019. The chorus achieved their highest ever score for performance of two songs ‘If I Love Again’ and ‘Love Me’. BABS has an active membership of 60 registered choruses and […]

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The Rivertones Variety Show 2018

Tacchi-Morris Arts Centre, Taunton

Event date: Friday, 9 November

Published: November 26,2018

A near full house attended this enjoyable Variety Show put on by The Rivertones who performed their delightful acapella harmonies, singing both upbeat numbers and some memorable ballads. During the evening, Chorus Director Peter Gover with the help of The Rivertones, demonstrated to the audience how the harmonies are put together to form the unique […]

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The Rivertones appear at All Saints Church, Sidmouth (Contributed review)

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Published: September 19,2018

Sidmouth Residents were treated to a splendid evening of male singing on Saturday 15th September at All Saints Church. The evening, organised by Sidmouth Rotarians, featured The Rivertones Harmony Chorus from Taunton as the main act. This chorus specialises in a cappella close harmony singing, barbershop style. A group of 24 men produced some beautifully […]

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Dunster Show 2018 – small group appearance

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Published: August 31,2018

The Rivertones were invited to provide some of the entertainment on the Village Green area of The Dunster Show this year. 12 singers performed three different sets during the day, all intertwined with a jazz band, a Sheep Show, Ferret Racing, Punch and Judy and some of the local show animals who were keen on […]

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Sidmouth Folk Festival 2018 – Devon Air Ambulance

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Published: August 31,2018

An afternoon of street performances by The Riverones outside of the Devon Air Ambulance shop in Sidmouth has now become a regular event on the Sunday of the Festival week. The last two years alone has resulted in over £150 being collected in charity buckets. Holidaymakers and the local folk have appreciated the singing immensely […]

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3 x Commendations and 1 x Merit at Torquay & SW Festival

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Published: May 22,2018

The Barbershop Evening section of the Torbay and the South West of England Festival was held at the Palace Theatre in Paignton on Friday, 11 May. The Rivertones entered the full chorus in the Male Barbershop Class and three other entries – two Ensembles plus an Octet – in the Ensembles class. The Rivertones, with […]

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Successful conclusion to Learn To Sing In Harmony Workshop – March, 2018

Event date: March, 2018

Published: March 27,2018

Eleven men joined the Rivertones at the Oakwood Church Centre in Taunton on Saturday, 24 March for a FREE one-day Learn To Sing In Harmony Workshop. Each of the course attendees were given a teach track CD and sheet Music for that well known popular song ‘You’ll Never Walk Alone’. They were encouraged to select […]

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