Music Gear News

At Gear4music.com we update our news channel daily to ensure you always get the latest and most important music news.

Olympic ceremony includes host of music instruments

Rowan Atkinson and Arctic Monkeys were among the music instrument players at the Olympic's opening on Friday.
Great deals on musical instruments
Friday's Olympic opening ceremony included a host of music instrument action, as any of those who turned in to the event on TV will attest.

One example of instrument playing being put centre stage was when Rowan Atkinson gave a comedic performance on a keyboard, apparently in character as Mr Bean.

As part of a performance of Chariots of Fire – with the London Symphony Orchestra – the comedian was seen to be among the many people playing.

But in one of many comic moments, it seemed to dawn on him that he had only been given a single note to play, and he was seen to flick forward in his music, as if trying to spot whether he would have any variety later on!

Meanwhile, band Arctic Monkeys were also part of the ceremony, alongside their electric guitars and drums.

One of the songs the well known South Yorkshire band performed was I Bet You Look Good On The Dance Floor, which made them famous back in 2005.

The single was a number one hit for the group, of which Alex Turner is the lead singer.

Published by AW.ADNFCR-2133-ID-801417862-ADNFCR Posted on 30 Jul 2012 13:06 to category : Instruments News

Related Music News

thumbnail

Buy a Code, get a code!

27 May 2016 15:31
thumbnail

Bass Station II artists have created their own signature sounds culminating in Novation's free new artist sound pack.

24 May 2016 15:30
thumbnail

Martin guitar reveal award-winning documentary of the Martin Dreadnought - a guitar which has stood the test of time and earned its place in acoustic folklore.

20 May 2016 14:42
thumbnail

The Hofner HCT shorty bass is now available in a white finish.

20 May 2016 10:59
thumbnail

Maroon 5 guitarist James Valentine has his very own signature guitar courtesy of Ernie Ball Music Man.

19 May 2016 16:40
thumbnail

Propellerhead has announced a free grace period offer on Reason 8 with Reason 9 set for release in June.

19 May 2016 10:00

Recent Music News

thumbnail

Fender guitar has release image of new signature model for guitar legend.

27 May 2016 13:25
thumbnail

To celebrate four decades of BOSS, the effects manufacturing giant is set to run four days of recommended offers on selected Boss products over the weekend of 27 - 30th May until 23:59pm on the 30th May 2016.

27 May 2016 08:08
thumbnail

UK Postal service mark 50 years of Pink Floyd with special Pink Floyd stamp set.

26 May 2016 14:18
thumbnail

Source Audio effects, renowned for innovation and quality, are now available via Gear4music.

26 May 2016 14:03
thumbnail

Universal Audio is now offering free plug-ins in a limited time offer with the purchase of any new Apollo rackmount audio interface.

25 May 2016 14:44
thumbnail

We're proud to announce that Akron, Ohio pedal manufacturer, EarthQuaker Devices is now part of the extensive stompbox effects range at Gear4music.

25 May 2016 08:57