BREAKING NEWS !! from the John Reilly Team:
9th April 2020:
John Reilly here.
I just wanted to connect with you all at this time of anxiety and uncertainty and wish you all safety and the best of health. I have just written this song with all of you in mind and I hope it resonates with your feelings for family and friends in isolation. I really miss the connection of playing live and the warm feedback and energy I receive from you all so as the song says. Be safe, take care and I’ll see you on the other side.
YOU CAN HELP ME to get this song out there by liking, making a positive comment and SHARING with as many people as possible. That will make a huge difference.
Love to you all
18th February 2020:
John Reilly and The Smooth Operators present:
The Definitive Burt Bacharach Songbook
two BIG SHOWS on sale NOW !!
4th December 2019:
All John Reilly, Boy on a Dolphin and Acoustic Angels CD’s are now on sale at HMV, Meadowhall AND Sheffield stores – great gifts for Christmas !!
20th November 2019:
Exciting News !! ‘Peace Sign’ is now on sale at HMV, in Meadowhall and Sheffield !!
Other John Reilly albums to follow soon, plus Boy on a Dolphin, Acoustic Angels and Lewis Nitikman’s album ‘New Dawn’ – watch this space …
2nd October 2019:
One-off preview of John Reilly ‘Amazing Life’ recording.
John Reilly and Lewis Nitikman have just finished recording and mastering their new song ‘AMAZING LIFE’. The song, recorded and produced at Steelworks Sheffield, has just returned from a mastering session at ABBEY ROAD Studios London and they are very proud of its profound and moving vocals. They will showcase the recorded version for the audience at this Saturday’s Library by Lounge gig – the only chance to hear it before it is released next year. They look forward to seeing you there and to hearing your reactions to their new recording.
Tickets £12.50 online from this link or reserve with Elaine 07918 556552 and pay on the door.
25th September 2019:
We are delighted to say that our Christmas Festival of Music concert on Friday 6th December is now completely SOLD OUT !! However, there are still tickets available for Thursday 5th December- click here for online sales or phone/text Elaine 07918 556552.
We are also delighted to announce our guest vocalists for both evenings are:
Maxwell Thorpe – following his standing ovation at Sheffield’s Greystones last Saturday, and various TV and Radio appearances, Maxwell is looking forward to appearing with John Reilly and Lewis Nitikman once again this year.
He will be joined for both nights by Soprano Emily Robinson, who delighted audiences at last year’s Christmas concert. Musical Director of Sheffield Community Choir and 2nd place finalist on ‘The Voice’, Janine Dyer will also be doing a couple of solos – it’s looking like it’s going to be a fantastic night and a great way to kick off the Christmas festivities. Check out the ‘Countdown to Christmas’ Lazy Sunday gigs at Caffe Piazza on 8th December and Parr Street Liverpool on 15th December
6th August 2019:
Just Announced !! John Reilly and Guests – Musician’s Against Cancer Charity Gig – at The Greystones, Sheffield, on Saturday 21st September !!
John is helping to raise funds for Weston Park Hospital, St Lukes Hospice and Cancer Research UK in this one-night only, all seated event after being asked by Mike Pidgeon of Thornbridge Brewery. You can read Mike’s story on John’s facebook events page :
Lewis Nitikman has very kindly agreed to join John on the night and further guests will be announced soon. Tickets are only £10, online here, from The Greystones between 12 and 6pm or from Elaine 07918 556552, lets show our support and get this one sold-out extra fast, it’s for a great cause !!
1st July 2019:
The Christmas Festival of Music 2019 tickets went on sale yesterday to John Reilly mailing list members and we had a HUGE initial response – well over 200 tickets sold in just a few hours !! It’s now on general sale, so if you want to join us in the stunning Victoria Hall, please get your tickets as soon as possible. To order online click here or call/text Elaine 07918 556552
8th June 2019:
Breaking News from John Reilly and Lewis Nitikman !!
We are thrilled to announce that our ‘Christmas Festival of Music’ concerts this year will take place in the stunning Victoria Hall, just next to Chapel Walk, opposite the Crucible Theatre in the centre of Sheffield It’s an amazing venue, with outstanding acoustics, it’s going to be fantastic and we can’t wait to play there with Stannington Brass Band, the Sheffield Gospel Choir and some very special guests. When the lights go down, it will be truly spectacular !!
Please save the dates for this year’s concerts, Thursday 5th and Friday 6th December, tickets will go on sale at the beginning of July at the same price as last year, just £15 each. The concerts are in support of two very special charities, Weston Park and Assist, we really hope you can join us there.
John & Lewis
31st May 2019:
Exciting News: John Reilly is playing with Boy on a Dolphin for ONE NIGHT ONLY
to celebrate Tramlines Weekend at the Greystones Sheffield on Friday 19th July !!
Tickets will sell fast for this one so get yours NOW !!
From Elaine on the John Reilly Gig Phone 07918 556552 or online here
or from the bar at The Greystones between 12 and 6pm
Please Note: All Standing Gig
6th March 2019:
This year’s concert at the Devil’s Arse is on sale now and selling fast !!
Due to the huge success of last year’s concert, we are doing it all again – Reilly & Nitikman celebrate the songs of Elton John & Billy Joel with special guest Steve Beighton !!
11th February 2019:
order online here
10th January 2019 !!
The Biggest Birthday Party in Sheffield This Year !!
Award-winning Record Producer and Songwriter Eliot Kennedy is celebrating his 50th Birthday with a special gig on Friday 29th March at Sheffield City Hall and he has asked John Reilly and Lewis Nitikman to open up the event for him. John Reilly will then guest later in the show alongside other friends of Eliot Kennedy, including Gary Barlow, Kenny Smith and Alfie Boe, to name just a few. Tickets are on sale now at Sheffield City Hall 0114 2789 789 or online here
9th November 2018 !!
A real treat for hardcore Boy on a Dolphin fans – following the huge success of last year’s Christmas gig, John Reilly & the boys are playing at a SECRET VENUE in Sheffield on Tuesday 11th December – numbers are strictly limited for this high energy gig – standing room only. This will sell out fast so get your tickets soon to be part of this amazing night of live music !! Over half of the tickets have already gone to members of John Reilly’s text mailing list !!
The venue details will be announced on Saturday 8th December – on here on facebook and to the John Reilly text and email list !!
7th November 2018 !!
WOW !! Both Saturday 8th December and Friday 7th December ‘Christmas Festival of Music’ at Sheffield Cathedral have SOLD OUT !! Thank you to everyone who has bought tickets and sorry if you have missed out – join the John Reilly text mailing list to get in first in future, just text Elaine on 07918 556552 with your name and ‘please add’
26th October 2018 !!
John Reilly & Lewis Nitikman are pleased to announce that their ‘Christmas Festival of Music’ concert at Sheffield Cathedral on Saturday 8th December is now SOLD OUT !! The last remaining tickets for the concert on Friday 7th December (£15 each) are available now from the Cathedral Gift Shop, online here or from Elaine on the John Reilly gig phone 07918 556552
7th August 2018:
John Reilly Introduces – Virgin Money Lounge Fargate Sheffield
Sunday 19th August 1.30pm – 3.30pm
John will be joined by Anthony Lomas, Shaun Perry and Jack T Harper
for the Ultimate Summer Sunday Jam Session
free tea, coffee & soft drinks, BYO alcohol
Only 15 tickets left (only £10 each) as I type – online here or phone/text Elaine 07918 556552
6th August 2018 !!
John Reilly and Lewis Nitikman at Greystones, Sheffield on Friday 5th October:
will be joined on stage by a very SPECIAL GUEST – JOHN PARR of St Elmo’s Fire Fame !!
for online tickets – click here
6th July 2018:
John Reilly and Lewis Nitikman’s new single ‘Living With It ‘ has just been play listed on BBC Radio Sheffield. Apparently they beat out some major acts for this spot. Thanks to everyone for their support of our original music and especially to Howard Pressman
1st July 2018:
Tickets for the Christmas Festival of Music Concerts at Sheffield Cathedral are now on sale !!
Friday 7th December, Doors 7.30pm, Saturday 8th December Doors 7pm.
Guests this year include Stannington Brass Band and for the very first time:
Sheffield Gospel Choir
online tickets are available here
20th June 2018:
The concert at The Devil’s Arse on Saturday 7th July ‘Reilly & Nitikman Celebrate the Music of Elton John & Billy Joel’ with special guest Steve Beighton, will be filmed for a live DVD !!
Get your tickets online NOW to be part of this very special event !!
7th June 2018:
The dates for this year’s ‘Christmas Festival of Music’ have been announced, featuring John Reilly and special guests, Musical Director Lewis Nitikman. It will take place over two nights, Friday 7th and Saturday 8th December.
Tickets will be on sale soon, but you can reserve your place now by calling or texting Elaine on the John Reilly gig phone 07918 556552.
27TH April 2018 :
John Reilly will be interviewed live on the Howard Pressman show on BBC Radio Sheffield at 4.15pm this afternoon and you can hear the first ever radio play of his new single ‘Don’t Stop The Dance’.
Please listen in on 88.6fm or online and maybe text the programme (text 81333 and start your text with the word Sheffield)
Thanks so much, hope you love the song as much as we do !!