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24th April 2017

Music

X Factor star Sam Bailey announces Suffolk gig

This year, former X factor winner and gold-selling artist Sam Bailey is delighting fans up and down the country on her Sing My Heart Out Tour and on Saturday 14th May, she will be wowing audiences at Lowestoft’s Marina Theatre with her powerhouse vocals and support from upcoming artist Josh Taylor. Following a successful second

The Jacksons announced for Newmarket Nights

The Jockey Club Live have this morning announced the next two artists to join the Newmarket Nights season – Mowtown legends THE JACKSONS on 30th June, and electronic duo CHASE & STATUS on 11th August 2017. The Jacksons, originally formed as The Jackson 5, will be visiting Newmarket as they celebrate an incredible 50 hit-making

Phil Toms, left with producer Tom Newman

Tubular Bells

In November 2015, a rare performance of Mike Oldfield’s seminal 1973 album Tubular Bells was held over two nights in Colchester and sold out nine months in advance to an international audience. It’s organiser, Phil Toms (Colchester Institute’s Head of Music), had been inspired to transcribe the entire record and several of Oldfield’s chart hits

Tribute to Karen Carpenter

Voice Of The Heart – Karen Carpenter will be at the Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds on Tuesday 14th February. It is now just over 30 years since the legendary Karen Carpenter passed away, she left behind an amazing catalogue of hit songs and golden memories and is still played daily on radio stations throughout

New Year at the Apex

Get the new year underway with some great musical entertainment at The Apex in Bury St Edmunds. There are plenty of tributes and variety shows to keep you entertained. Fleetwood Bac replicate the classic ‘Rumours’ line-up on 20 January. The Chicago Blues Brothers pack their show with the best blues, Motown and sweet soul music

Trianon on Screen 2017

Gallop into the New Year from the court of Camelot to a café in Casablanca with Trianon Music Group for Trianon on Screen 2017. The Group is delighted that Denis King will be attending their first concert of the new season at the Ipswich Corn Exchange. Denis is the Ivor Novello award winning composer of the enduring theme

New Year Concert

Gippeswyk Singers are celebrating the New Year with a special concert featuring Martlesham Brass on Sunday 8th January 2017 at St Michael’s Church in Martlesham Heath. This will be a joyful evening of choral and brass band music to begin 2017, including Bob Chilcott’s wonderful “Little Jazz Mass”. The Singers are delighted to be performing

Celebrate the Season with Seraphim

The next concert of sublime upper-voice music to be given by the popular female vocal ensemble Seraphim on Sunday 4th December promises a fascinating blend of the traditional and the new.  Commemorating the 40th anniversary of the death on this day of Suffolk’s own Benjamin Britten the nine talented singers, conducted by Vetta Wise, will

Feelgood this Christmas

Forty years ago the Canvey Island-based rhythm and blues band Dr Feelgood were celebrating getting to number one in the album chart with their live LP Stupidity. It was an incredible feat for a group who only a couple of years earlier were playing in the music pubs of London. In the mid-70s the classic

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