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Pop superstars Wet Wet Wet have had enough of lockdown and are planning to hit the road for a series of gigs that will not only celebrate a new album but will introduce fans to a new lead singer, Kevin Simm.

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

When Zoe Anderton’s lockdown baby Lottie arrived before the mum could get to hospital, dad Scott stepped in to deliver the new arrival.

Monday, November 23, 2020

Pop superstar Jess Glynne has announced she’ll be playing Thetford Forest as part of Forest Live next summer.

Saturday, November 21, 2020

Suffolk “brass/rock” band Hurricane Wolves are set to release a new EP recorded at the same studios as Ed Sheeran.

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

The organisation which runs Snape Maltings is staging popular virtual tea dances to help bring some normality back to people’s lives during the coronavirus crisis - and tackle social isolation.

Monday, November 16, 2020

Pete Tong and the Heritage Orchestra have been confirmed as the latest in an all-star line-up at Newmarket Racecourse for 2021.

Friday, November 13, 2020

Going for a nature walk with children is one of the things you can still do despite lockdown. But what should you look out for while getting your daily exercise?

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

When ETO last visited Snape seven months ago at the beginning of their Spring Tour the Covid axe fell a few days later and the bulk of the season was lost. It was, therefore, particularly appropriate and heartening that they should return to Snape to launch their Autumn Season and Tour.

Thursday, October 15, 2020

Suffolk broadcasting legend Stephen Foster has announced his departure from BBC Radio Suffolk. As he takes voluntary redundancy, he promises more broadcasts in the future but for the time being takes a trip down memory lane revisiting heroes and highlights

Thursday, October 15, 2020

Britain’s Got Talent winner Jon Courtenay is returning to his home county for two gigs at Trinity Park next month just weeks after the eyes of the nation were on him in the final of the talent show.

Thursday, October 15, 2020

Despite a lifeline of £950,000 being awarded to Britten Pears Arts at Snape as part of the government’s Cultural Recovery programme, the charity may be forced to lose up to 15 jobs as part of a staff restructure.

Tuesday, October 6, 2020

Tracks by young Ipswich music artist $kirmish, whose real name is Cole Hedges, are being streamed thousands of times on music platform Spotify.

Monday, October 5, 2020

Soul singer Rag’n’Bone Man has announced plans to perform in Thetford Forest next summer as part of a series of concerts hosted by Forestry England.

Saturday, October 3, 2020

John Lennon would have been 80 on October 9, a milestone he never lived to see.

Friday, October 2, 2020

In early 1969 John Lennon was one of the most famous people on the planet but, he was also developing a reputation, along with his new wife Yoko Ono, for being rather strange. In December 1969 John and Yoko came to Suffolk to make art. This is the story....

Friday, October 2, 2020

Olly Murs will be returning to his home town of Colchester for the final show of his summer tour next year, it has been announced.

Friday, September 25, 2020

The 26-date tour will take place across Britain and will stop over at the Ipswich Regent on October 4, 2021.

Monday, September 21, 2020

As a music-lover who would - pre-pandemic - attend festivals in this country and around the world most weekends of the year, I was excited (and, admittedly, a little apprehensive) about the prospect of my first event in six months.

Monday, September 21, 2020

One of this century’s most successful British bands is set to play at Thetford Forest in 2021.

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

A diverse array of Suffolk creativity and talent will be showcased at the end of September thanks to a new online initiative by the Ipswich Arts Association.

Monday, September 14, 2020

It is hardly a secret that the last six months has been a period of unprecedented difficulty and disruption for everyone and every area of activity and employment will have faced their own specific challenges. For the performing arts the consequences have been particularly severe when productions in preparation have been cancelled at short notice, often with little or no compensation for the financial and artistic investment in the planned production.

Monday, September 14, 2020

Remembering Jimi Hendrix, the world’s greatest guitarist, 50 years after his untimely death. We take a look at an amazing career that lasted for just four short years but spawned a legacy that will last forever

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

After a summer devoid of live music, next year will be different as singer-songwriter James Blunt has announced a major outdoor gig in the spectacular grounds of Audley End House and Gardens, the Jacobean mansion in the heart of the Essex countryside.

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Eleven times platinum recording artist James Blunt is set to help bring live music back to the region next summer at an Essex concert.

Friday, September 4, 2020

The John Peel Centre in Stowmarket is to mark the 50th anniversary of the death of guitar legend Jimi Hendrix.

Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Arts organisations from across Ipswich and Suffolk are coming to together to stage a large scale celebration of Suffolk’s arts and culture.

Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Snape Maltings have added some more celebrated names to their series of weekend concert performances being held to replace the Snape Proms which had to be cancelled because of lockdown.

Monday, August 31, 2020

A year ago, Suffolk musician Caswell entertained the biggest crowd of her career, supporting Ed Sheeran. Despite lockdown cancelling all live performances, the intervening 12 months have been a creative time for the performer who has been polishing her songwriting skills

Thursday, August 27, 2020

Suffolk singer Emma Bonner-Morgan will perform outdoor ‘Classics on the Lawn’ at a stately home in aid of the East Anglian Air Ambulance.

Thursday, August 27, 2020

Suffolk’s summer festival season has been something of a metaphorical washout thanks to the Covid pandemic but roots music will be receiving an autumnal boost as the Red Rooster Festival, based at Euston Hall, will deliver live performances online.

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