How Reece’s music will fly high in Eastbourne airshow

St Leonards musician Reece Burton is thrilled to be performing three songs live during Eastbourne Airbourne this weekend.

Hue And Cry

Jazz festival draws top acts to Rye in weekend-long music celebration

Hue And Cry will open the Rye International Jazz & Blues Festival on Friday August 25 ahead of the release of new album Pocketful Of Stones in September.

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Shows in celebration of music royalty

Next weekend sees tributes at the White Rock Theatre in Hastings to two of the great icons of music.

Philip Clemo at Kino Teatr

A mesmerising and unique event in sound and vision with Dream Maps

A Sussex-based musician and film-maker will next weekend create a unique and unforgettable event at Kino Teatr in Norman Road.

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Jazz picnic and brolly parade in Bank Holiday fundraiser

A Bank Holiday Jazz feast is coming next weekend in the beautiful setting of a garden in St Leonards.

Jake Bugg at DLWP

Jake Bugg gig at DLWP as part of new album tour

Jake Bugg has announced a series of intimate gigs to promote new album Hearts That Strain and will be performing his solo acoustic set at Bexhill’s De La Warr Pavilion.

Melvin Benn launching his ReBalance plans with Lande Hekt from punk rock band Muncie Girls, PRS Foundation chief executive Vanessa Reed and Lucy Wood, also from Festival Republic.

VIDEO: Festival boss launches ReBalance scheme to get more girls into music industry

Girl power got a helping hand today when one of the world's biggest music promoters launched an initiative in to encourage more female UK led bands, solo acts and sound engineers.

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Suggs - Our House

Suggs talks success of Our House as UK tour comes to Hastings theatre

Ahead of Laurence Olivier Award-winning musical Our House featuring the songs of Madness opening in Hastings, frontman and singer Suggs has talked about the production coming to his former hometown.

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Celebrate with the icons of Britpop in Beano On The Sea next month

Keep that summer festival vibe going with live music from an amazing lineup of top original British music act at Hastings Pier over the weekend of September 8-10.

Winter Giant

Diverse blend of art, music, theatre and dance coming in Battle Festival

Now in its fourth year, Battle Festival has quickly become a cultural gem in the South East’s calendar. With a diverse, family-friendly focus, the festival will stage an eclectic range of events and activities throughout October.

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REVIEW: Toots & The Maytals still on top of their game at De la Warr Pavilion

“From Kingston, Jamaica – we call him Toots. The man who gave us the word reggae with a song called “Do The Reggay” way back, and if you hang out with someone really ugly you can say “You huggin’ up the big Monkey Man” – Carl Harvey introducing Ska Father, Toots.

Church In The Wood

Eclectic programme at Church In The Wood

Church In The Wood in Hollington have had its new Viscount organ in use for some time now but Saturday was the first time that Jeremy Meager, the managing director of Viscount Organs, had come down to perform and put the instrument through its paces.

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Wonderful jazz festival

Tickets are selling fast for the sixth annual Rye International jazz and blues festival which is taking place from Thursday August 24 until Monday August 28 and encompasses the Bank Holiday weekend.

La Verita dance company

A whirlwind of arts in Coastal Currents 2017

Eighteen years after the first Coastal Currents festival was launched in Hastings, 2017 sees a month-long celebration of art which promises to be the biggest and best ever.

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Beach Concert will rock the Stade

The curtain goes up on Carnival Week at the weekend with two fantastic days of free live music on the Stade.

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Relaxed vibe for intimate festival in Sedlescombe back this September

There is just a few weeks to go now until the Big Green Cardigan 2017 which will be held over the weekend of September 8-10 just outside Sedlescombe and will mark the seventh edition of this much-treasured event.

Gigspanner at De La Warr Pavilion

Don’t miss amazing performance at DLWP from folk music’s finest

Famous fiddle player Peter Knight’s departure from folk-rock pioneers Steeleye Span at the end of 2013 has enabled him to turn his full attention to his trio, Gigspanner, in the process establishing a reputation as one of the most genuinely ground-breaking forces on the British folk scene.

The Jacksons

A Love Supreme celebrates all that's good in the Summertime

Nestling quietly in the soft folds of the eastern edge of the South Downs is the picturesque sleepy village of Glynde.

Boyzone booked for Hastings Pier appearance

Irish pop legends Boyzone will be at Hastings Pier next month.


Thrilling end to a highly successful season

Marcio de Silva is certainly not averse to taking risks. Many choirs find it difficult to attract enough male singers for normal choral settings. To commence a performance with an unaccompanied setting for double chorus for male voices only was certainly a risk but, in the event, totally justified.

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