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It’s said that water is life. For Framlingham-raised songwriter Simon Law, it’s music. A key member of Soul II Soul, he’s just seen his debut album go to number one on the UK soul charts.

Culture Club’s Roy Hay is buzzing when I catch up with him at TalkSPORT’s studios.

Yesterday, 09:02

Top East Anglian acoustic duo Silbury Hill will be performing at the next Ipswich Arts Association lunchtime concert.

Tue, 20:18

Olly Murs helped a Suffolk choir take its annual fundraising total to over £5,000 when he made a virtual appearance at its sold out Ipswich concert at the weekend.

Tue, 20:01

A top international pianist is coming to Ipswich for the Chopin in the Park concert which is set to take place in Holywells Park this September.

Mon, 20:00

An up-and-coming singer/songwriter in Rushmere St Andrew is preparing to release her debut album inspired by the Suffolk landscape on Friday – three years after she nearly gave up music for good.

Mon, 10:30

Framlingham’s Ed Sheeran has made a fleeting cameo appearance in the first episode of the highly-anticipated new season of Game of Thrones.

Sunday, July 16, 2017

Fans of Mumford and Sons know what to expect from their gigs. In fact, there’s not a music lover out there that won’t know the British band will do when they get out on stage.

Sunday, July 16, 2017

Katherine Jenkins is one of the few artists who could look perfectly picturesque gliding towards the Waterfront Stage at Latitude Festival.

Sunday, July 16, 2017

Festival goers to Latitude put their best fashion foot forward at the Suffolk festival.

Sunday, July 16, 2017

A bird’s eye view of the Latitude festival site has shown how the once quiet patch of Suffolk countryside has been transformed into a sprawling hive of activity.

Sunday, July 16, 2017

The melodic guitar riffs blared out with a bouncing success as Two Door Cinema Club took to the Obelisk stage on Saturday afternoon.

Sunday, July 16, 2017

Skies were looking grim over the main stage but the chilled, dance anthems of Milky Chance managed to just keep the weather at bay, and get everyone in the crowd dancing and jumping in time with the guitar beat.

Saturday, July 15, 2017

American comic Reginald D Hunter was at his offensive best despite having to perform his set from a wheelchair after breaking a leg.

Saturday, July 15, 2017

With his charming good looks and energy filled set, it’s hardly surprising the comedy tent was filled with enough young girls to rival a One Direction concert.

Saturday, July 15, 2017

It’s hard to believe this wry and witty comedian started out as a corporate lawyer, although then again it’s not.

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Lucy Rose, Skott and Joel Dommett were among the acts to strut their stuff on Saturday afternoon at Henham Park as Latitude Festival continued.

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Friday night headliners the 1975 lived up to their reputation of being beautifully weird in the set on Latitude’s main stage.

Saturday, July 15, 2017

You would expect a band with more than 20 years experience to know what they are doing with a festival crowd.

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Not an inch of floor space was left empty as people jostled for room when Dara O’Briain took to the Comedy stage to headline on Friday evening.

Friday, July 14, 2017

The famous pink sheep are grazing and Latitude 2017 is underway with numbers at Henham Park, near Southwold, expected to break records.

Friday, July 14, 2017

The Mystery Jets take on indie has spawned countless spin-off groups.

Friday, July 14, 2017

It’s not often you leave an early afternoon The Coral gig battered and bruised.

Friday, July 14, 2017

Having previously won the Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year and selling out the Edinburgh Festival for the month of August, Seann Walsh managed to draw a crowd, with the Comedy Stage overflowing.

Thursday, July 13, 2017

East Anglian singer-songwriter Bessie Turner talks about playing Latitude Festival.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Safety advice has been issued by police officers to music-lovers preparing for this year’s Latitude Festival.

Saturday, July 8, 2017

With only a couple of days to go until you put your tent up at the Latitude festival, you are probably wondering how much spending money you will need when you are there. To help you out we have put together a price list.

Friday, July 7, 2017

Samantha Harvey was a full-time cleaner in Suffolk just seven months ago. Now the 24-year-old is “overwhelmed” after her debut single Forgive Forget entered the top 50 of the official UK singles charts on Friday night.

Friday, July 7, 2017

If you have always wanted to be in a band, it’s time to listen up. While many musical societies are coming to the end of their current seasons, Trianon Music Group has started rehearsing for its next big performance this week.

Friday, July 7, 2017

It’s nearly time for Latitude so with that in mind, we thought we’d test your knowledge of the acts.

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