Little Mix announce Sussex date as part of summer tour

Heralded as the world’s biggest girl band - Little Mix will be performing in Sussex later this year as part of their run of ‘Summer Shout Out 2017’ shows.


Almost 100 local music acts in 18th Beatles Day

What began as a simple tribute to a brother has become a much-loved annual event which thousands of local people look forward to being part of - Hastings Beatles Day.

Nigel Kennedy

Top names play for jazz festival

Rye International Jazz & Blues Festival, will host a performance by the world’s best-selling violinist of all time, Nigel Kennedy, on Thursday May 25.

Robertsbridge jazz club at the village hall - photo by Neil Garrett

Special guest artist dazzles in Robertsbridge

Spring is in the air and, as the trumpets of daffodils provide a vibrant display so did trumpet player and special guest Paul Higgs on his visit to Robertsbridge Jazz Club.

Reuben's Train playing at the Senlac Inn In Battle for Mrs Y Music club

The dark edge of American music - with sideburns

Reuben’s Train is a duo performing mostly American songs from the darker side of life.

Sarah-Jane Morris and Antonio  in  Rye Jazz Festival's spring concerts

Stunning music for May from Rye Jazz fest

Spring will see Rye Jazz Festival present three intimate and high quality concerts in the beautiful setting of St Mary’s Church, Rye, on May 25-27.


Splash Point Jazz Club with new regular event in Battle

The Bull Inn at Battle now runs bi-monthly jazz nights hosted by pianist and singer Neal Richardson of Splash Point Jazz Club with a special VIP guest each time.

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How Rich has built on success

For the first time local singer songwriter Rich Lown is to perform a special one-off show with a full band at the White Rock Theatre on Friday March 24 from 7.30pm.


Playing live back where it all began for Peter Knight’s Gigspanner

Next week sees fiddle maestro Peter Knight playing a hometown concert with his trio Peter Knight’s Gigspanner at The Stables Theatre in Hastings.

Beans On Toast tour comes to Hastings

Beans On Toast with a live gig in Hastings

Rebel songwriter Beans On Toast is heading back to Hastings to entertain at The Tub on May 20.

ACO at Jerwood Gallery

New experience with orchestra

A new orchestra in a new music venue, with an adventurous approach to programming. As we entered the Jerwood Gallery, we were gently engulfed in the sound of the sea breaking against the shore, and this image was to stay with us throughout the evening.

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New kids’ choir is something to sing about

The Rye Area Children’s Community Choir (RACCC) has got off to a flying start and going “very well”.

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Sussex recital is a homecoming for top musician

Acclaimed Brighton-born concert pianist Yuri Paterson-Olenich is staging a lunchtime concert in Hastings which will include works by Sussex-based composer Stephanie Cant.

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Bands support Sara Lee Trust

Local bands will come together for a special charity gig on Saturday April 8 from 7.30pm at The Carlisle in Hastings.

Emma Stevens

REVIEW: Emma Stevens at Bailiffscourt chapel

The late radio legend Sir Terry Wogan was the master at spotting female vocalists with breathtaking talent.

RX Shantymen in Hastings

RX Shantymen sing high seas

Hastings’ favourites RX Shantymen will perform at Smugglers Adventure on Saturday April 8.

Winchelse Arts Concert - Marie Soto and Lucy Dundas perform at St Thomas's church

An enthralling and dazzling concert in Winchelsea church

On Friday March 24 at 7.30pm two outstanding young musicians from the Junior Department of the Royal College of Music (RCM) will be performing at a Winchelsea Arts Concert in St Thomas’ Church.


Live platform for unsigned bands

A new monthly live music night is launching on March 16 from 8-11pm as part of Hastings Music Month.

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Jesus And Mary Chain bringing Damage And Joy

The Damage and Joy Tour comes to the De La Warr Pavilion on Thursday April 6 when The Jesus And Mary Chain visit Bexhill.

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