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From The Jam, featuring Bruce Foxton and Russell Hastings, head to Bury St Edmunds this month. Photo: Derek D'Souza

Bruce Foxton talks about reforming The Jam, his mate Paul Weller and trying to grow old gracefully ahead of From The Jam’s visit to The Apex this week.

Mon, 12:09
Elbow at Latitude. Jen O'Neill favourite pictures of the year

Top alternative rock band Elbow are the latest addition to the Thetford Forest summer concert line-up this year.

Friday, January 13, 2017
Tilly Moses in the GingerDog Records studio.

A teenage singer-songwriter from Suffolk has started a crowdfunding campaign to help her release her first album.

Friday, January 13, 2017
Little Mix. Picture credit: Ian West/PA Wire

Chart-toppers Little Mix have been unveiled as the latest act to perform in Newmarket this summer.

Thursday, January 12, 2017
Ed Sheeran says he wants to play Portman Road. Pic: Greg Williams.

Ed Sheeran has said he wants to perform live at Portman Road, the home of Ipswich Town.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Ed Sheeran. Credit: Greg Williams

Ed Sheeran has given fresh hints about his new album in yet another social media post to have sent his fans wild with anticipation.

Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Ed Sheeran. Credit: Greg Williams

Suffolk singer Ed Sheeran has revealed more details of his year in the “wilderness”.

Sunday, January 8, 2017
Martin James Bartlett plays during a service of thanksgiving to celebrate the 90th birthday of Queen Elizabeth II at St Paul's Cathedral. Photo: Matt Dunham/PA Wire

Two award winning musicians are lined up to perform for the sixth season of Sunday concerts compiled by organisers of a Suffolk arts festival.

Friday, January 6, 2017
Latitude Festival 2016 at Henham Park, near Southwold. The Waterfront Stage. Picture: James Bass.

Organisers of Suffolk’s largest annual music event are hoping to make it even bigger.

Friday, January 6, 2017
Rumours of Fleetwood Mac play the Ipswich Regent tonight. Photo: Contributed

Event’s Martin Hutchinson talks to Allan Cosgrove of Rumours of Fleetwood Mac, playing the Ipswich Regent tonight.

Friday, January 6, 2017
Ed Sheeran. Credit: Greg Williams

A radio breakfast show host has suggested Suffolk superstar Ed Sheeran should have a statue built.

Thursday, January 5, 2017
Ed Sheeran

Suffolk superstar Ed Sheeran is expected to release his first new music in more than a year tomorrow – with millions of fans across the world listening out in eager anticipation.

Thursday, January 5, 2017
911 perform at the Roadshow event

When the Radio 1 Roadshow came to Christchurch Park on May Day, 1996 there were thousands of music fans lining the barriers all jostling for a clear view of the popular DJs and bands.

Wednesday, January 4, 2017
Ed Sheeran

Suffolk singer Ed Sheeran has been tantalising his fans with a series of cryptic messages.

Wednesday, January 4, 2017
BurySOUND acts compete at the Apex. Picture: Steven Clark

The biggest ever Bury St Edmunds battle of the bands will take place this year, after a surge in entrants for 2017.

Tuesday, January 3, 2017
Ed Sheeran donated a prize for the EACH/Sir Bobby auction

Suffolk superstar Ed Sheeran was one of the nation’s most downloaded artists in 2016 – despite taking a year off from music.

Sunday, January 1, 2017
Ed Sheeran announced new music on Twitter

Suffolk superstar Ed Sheeran his millions of fans an early New Year treat with a short video message announcing he will releasing new songs in the coming days.

Thursday, December 29, 2016
The Children's Theatre Company Ipswich stage Cats at The Apex, Bury St Edmunds. Photo: Mike Kwasniak

Our weekly guide offers a run down to what is happening in Suffolk each weekend from family walks to theatre fun for toddlers.


Wednesday, December 28, 2016
Celebrate New Year's Eve in style in Suffolk this weekend

Looking for somewhere to see in 2017? Here we list some of the best New Year’s Eve parties taking place in Ipswich, Felixstowe and Bury St Edmunds from fine dining experiences to lively club nights with guest DJs.

Thursday, December 22, 2016
Ed Sheeran is rumoured to be headling next year's Glastonbury Festival. Photo: John Stillwell/PA Wire.

Suffolk songwriter Ed Sheeran could be set to top the bill at next year’s Glastonbury Festival, according to rumours.

Thursday, December 15, 2016
Take That, nearly 24 years ago: Gary Barlow, Howard Donald, Mark Owen, Robbie Williams and Jason Orange. Photo: Neil Munns/PA

Meet music fan Paul Johnson, the man who brought Take That to Bury St Edmunds and argues Rollerbury and the Reflex nightclub are as important as Manchester’s trumpeted Haçienda.

Monday, December 12, 2016
Electric Swing Circus will perform at the Frolics Modern Vintage Christmas Concert, at Woodbridge Community Hall, on December 17. Photo: Carolina Faruolo.

Party-goers will be swinging into Christmas on Saturday.

Sunday, December 11, 2016
Go on... admit you can remember the dance that went with this Eurovision winner...

If you’re younger than about 23, you’ll probably fall about laughing at suggestions the UK has actually won the Eurovision Song Contest in the past. But we have

Sunday, December 11, 2016
Suffolk Soul Singers performing on Sunday at St Peters by the Waterfront in Ipswich

Not a seat was unoccupied at an Ipswich church turned arts venue for a community choir’s annual Christmas concert.

Wednesday, December 7, 2016
From left, Sonya, Maureen and Laurence Burrows, Emily and Helen Ellison, with information about the Roger David Burrows Music Fund, set up in memory of their son, brother and uncle.

When they lost a much-loved son and brother four years ago the Burrows family decided to continue his love of music through a fund they set up in his name. Sheena Grant reports

Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Olly Murs has announced he will be performing in Newmarket in summer 2017.

One of the country’s biggest music stars, Olly Murs, has been named as a headline act for the 2017 Newmarket Nights summer concert series.

Thursday, December 1, 2016
Steven Osborne who performed with the Ipswich Symphony Orchestra

Two large scale works from the beginning and middle of the 19th century were the basis of this impressive concert by the Ipswich Symphony Orchestra under their long serving conductor Adam Gatehouse.

Thursday, December 1, 2016
Ed Sheeran performs at East Anglia's Children's Hospices (EACH) gala dinner, at the Natural History Museum, London. (Picture: John Stillwell/PA Wire)

It says a huge amount abut the international singing sensation that he chose a gala dinner for the East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices for his sole performance of 2016.

Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Jess Glynne

Singer Jess Glynne is set for Newmarket Nights return in 2017 after her sell out show this year, it has been announced.

Monday, November 28, 2016
Olly Murs will be performing at Thetford Forest in 2017 as part of the Forest Live concert series. Courtesy of Forest Live

Olly Murs is the latest act announced to perform as part of Forest Live in Thetford Forest next year – and he’s also coming to Colchester United.

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