Monday, March 30, 2020

The Aldeburgh Festival has been cancelled because of coronavirus, the first time in its 72 year history it has not gone ahead.

Friday, March 27, 2020

The swift arrival of the Coronavirus and the subsequent lockdown has thrown the county’s festivals, theatres and arts events into total disarray. Here’s a run-down of what’s on and what’s off.

Thursday, March 26, 2020

Music is very good for well-being, both physically and mentally. A good tune boosts feelings of happiness and a dance around the kitchen helps to keep you fit. We have compiled a list of feelgood songs to help make our weeks of confinement seem less torturous

Thursday, March 26, 2020

Two Suffolk music festivals have had to be cancelled because of the coronavirus crisis.

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Forthcoming gigs at the Smokehouse venue in Ipswich have been cancelled, as the linked South Street Studios announces a temporary closure because of the coronavirus crisis.

Thursday, March 12, 2020

Suffolk promoter John Hessenthaler is putting the heart of Suffolk on the entertainment map with a ‘Big Top’ Festival in historic Lavenham this summer.

Thursday, March 5, 2020

Britain’s Got Talent favourites Diversity are back out on the road and they are bringing their biggest ever show to the Ipswich Regent.

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Fairport Convention guitarist Simon Nicol recalls the influence John Peel had on him and the band ahead of their gig at the Stowmarket venue keeping alive the DJs legacy.

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Southwold Arts Festival has swiftly developed a reputuation for delivering an eclectic series of high profile events at its week-long summer festival. Now in its seventh year, the festival manages to combine an intimate, community flavour yet still attracting artists with an international reputation.

Sunday, March 1, 2020

Will you be going to see them when they visit Felixstowe this spring?

Friday, February 28, 2020

Suffolk-born West End star Kerry Ellis has had a close working relationship with the guitar legend for nearly two decades. Now she’s recording a new album and heading out on the road with a full orchestral Queen experience.

Friday, February 28, 2020

The first bands for Ipswich’s new music festival and conference have been unveiled – with organisers hoping for another sell-out event.

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Stowmarket’s John Peel Centre for Creative Arts is to host a gig in April by the guitarist with one of the world’s biggest ever bands - Peter Buck of REM.

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Northern Irish rock stars ASH have been announced as headline act for this year’s LeeStock Music Festival in Suffolk.

Thursday, February 20, 2020

The John Peel Centre in Stowmarket is to host one of the UK’s most famous and influential folk rock bands at a one-off gig in May.

Thursday, February 20, 2020

It’s not often that a town like Ipswich gets to enjoy the appearance of a genuine Americana performer, making the lengthy flight from stateside to East Anglia.

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

The Bury Festival celebrates its 35th anniversary this year. They have come up with a vibrant programme of star names and first-class talent as well as a mini festival-within-a-festival to ensure that the programme delivers something for everyone

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

ABBA fans will be saying “Thank you for the Music” later this summer when Portman Road plays host to a huge outdoor celebration of the band’s timeless hits featuring West End stars.

Monday, February 17, 2020

Eighties singing star and actor Hazel O’Connor returns to Sudbury for two nights next month as she continues to perform her greatest hits, new and old.

Monday, February 17, 2020

Review: Ipswich Chamber Music Society, Coull String Quartet, February 15

Monday, February 17, 2020

Sir Tom Jones will be the headline act at a new music festival being held in Essex this summer – near the former site of V Festival.

Sunday, February 16, 2020

The Aldeburgh Festival is one of the mainstays of the UK’s arts calendar, however, this year it’s opening concert takes place far from the coast.

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Latitude Festival will be bursting into life this summer as Snow Patrol are set to make a triumphant return after they were forced to cancel their headline slot in 2019.

Thursday, February 6, 2020

Jools Holland, king of the boogie piano, is not only bringing his celebrated Rhythm & Blues Orchestra back to the Ipswich Regent this autumn but, for the first-time, is teaming up with 70s superstar Leo Sayer to make audiences “feel like dancing”.

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Felixstowe’s Spa Pavilion Theatre, on the seafront, is offering audiences the opportunity to see some powerful theatre.

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

A series of events is planned between Ipswich Cornhill and Waterfront.

Monday, February 3, 2020

Pop superstars The Pussycat Dolls will complete the line-up for this year’s Newmarket Nights with a live peformance in July, it has been announced.

Sunday, February 2, 2020

From Strictly stars, to comedians and some of the biggest singers in the world – here is a list of all the famous faces you can see in Suffolk in 2020.

Sunday, February 2, 2020

The popular beer festival will return to Milsoms Kesgrave Hall this spring offering guests unlimited craft ales, beers and prosecco paired with live music.

Friday, January 31, 2020

Arts Council England has announced fresh support for independent music venues at Ipswich’s Smokehouse.

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