December 5 2013 Latest news:
Soul II Soul’s Jazzie B has a bit of an exclusive when I call in the middle of rehearsals for their latest tour.
Two decades since debuting at number one with Dreams, singer-songwriter Gabrielle is heading back on the road - including a date at the Ipswich Regent next year.
Acoustic at heart, but not always quiet; English folk rockers/punks Oysterband finally return to Ipswich this week.
A well-known broadcaster’s love affair with a Suffolk town has been documented in an intimate new film, featuring rarely seen panoramas and historical insight.
Aladdin, Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds, until January 12
Jason Mango’s, sorry Manford, delivered once again at the Regent with his understated approach to observational comedy.
Under their current and two previous conductors the Ipswich Orchestral Society has built a deserved reputation for high standards of performance and the ability to attract soloists of stature and repute. The appearance of the well-established but still young Benjamin Grosvenor was doubtless a factor in drawing a large crowd to the Corn Exchange.
Strutting like a peacock across the stage, the crowd could have been forgiven for thinking they had been teleported back to 1984, as Gary Mullen wowed the Regent Theatre in Ipswich.
Turn again Dick Whittington, turn and get rid of that twisted evil King Rat – oh, and while you’re at it, play some more classic rock’n’roll.
Unsurprisingly a full house turned out to see Texas at the Regent. This series of gigs were timed to coincide with the release of their new album, The Conversation.