Giants of music collide in Battle

​Mrs Yarrington’s Music Club always aims to have “all colours of the musical spectrum” and next up is a live performance from the Quantum illusion Project featuring iconic sax player Trevor Watts and pianist Veryan Weston.

ACO - New orchestra for the south east conducted by William Kundhardt

Classical music but played in an unexpected way

Led by South Coast native William Kunhardt, the Arensky Chamber Orchestra (ACO) will make its south coast debut in March.

Blurt at Kino Teatr on Thrusday February 23

Blurt and Near Jazz Experience

When poet/puppeteer Ted Milton picked up the alto sax for the first time he experienced catharsis.

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Vibrant music and dance from The Gardens of Spain

Find passion, fire, grace and drama with The Gardens Of Spain at Kino Teatr next Wednesday, February 22, at 5pm and 7.30pm.

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Amazing line-up for Fat Tuesday

As preparations peak and final bands are slotted into place, Fat Tuesday’s organisers announce an exciting unplugged line up, an avant garde programme in Sunday Sonics, and a full agenda of talks and panels for Monday’s Unconvention.

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Highlights of upcoming piano competition 2017

If you go to Priory Meadow this weekend, you’ll find local pianists of all ages grabbing the chance to play in public on a concert standard grand piano.

Musician Ben Westwood

How songwriting gave Ben strength to get through his darkest times

Sing Like Your Life Depends On It is the title of the debut album from a local musician who knows exactly what that means.

Love Supreme comes to Sussex from Friday June 30 to Sunday July 2

Stellar names added to line-up for this Summer's Sussex Love Supreme Jazz Festival 2017

The Jacksons (50th anniversary show), Gregory Porter, Laura Mvula, Robert Glasper and many more join Herbie Hancock and George Benson on line-up for 5th edition of UK’s only greenfield jazz festival
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Showcasing new music talent on Off-Axis Sunday

The five days of full-on music glory that comprise Hastings Fat Tuesday music festival will feature Off Axis Sunday on February 26.

Maximo Park at the DLWP in Bexhill May 2017

Maximo Park on 11 date new tour

Maximo Park has announced a tour this spring in support of latest album Risk To Exist which is released on April 21.

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Friends of St Mary in the Castle AGM next week

The Annual General Meeting of St Mary in the Castle Friends will take place in the Crypt at St Mary in the Castle, Pelham Crescent, Hastings next Saturday (February 11) at 2.30pm.

Dweezil Zappa at the De La Warr Pavilion in Bexhill

Celebrating his amazing dad’s unique musical legacy

Fifty years on from the first Mothers Of Invention album, Frank Zappa’s son Dweezil with his talented band handpick favourite tracks from his father’s extensive back catalogue.

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From BMX to Beethoven as Piano Festival announces a new venue

The world’s largest subterranean skate park - Source in Hastings - normally resounds to an eclectic mix of rock, punk and hip hop, but on Tuesday February 14, freestyle BMXers and skateboarders will be able to hear some of the world’s most talented young pianists.

John Otway gig at The Fountain Bar in Hastings

The unexpected John Otway in live performance

Rock veteran John Otway is an English singer-songwriter who’s built a sizeable cult audience through his extensive touring, surreal sense of humour and self-deprecating underdog persona.

Alexis Taylor plays at De La Warr Pavilion

Alexis Taylor to bring solo Piano tour to Bexhill

The lead vocalist of British electro-pop band Hot Chip, Alexis Taylor, has announced his solo tour is coming to Bexhill this March.

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Local volunteers wanted for UK-wide music venue ‘census’

Britain’s live music scene is to be measured in a world first ‘Springwatch’ style census.

Jesus And Mary Chain at De La Warr Pavilion

Jesus & Mary Chain in Bexhill

Scottish alt-rockers The Jesus & Mary Chain bring their Damage And Joy tour to Bexhill this Spring.

British singer Tom Chaplin on Beachy Head road, East Sussex, England Derek Hudson

Former Keane frontman Tom Chaplin on his new sound

Charlotte Pearson catches up with the former Keane frontman about his new sound.

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Concert sets Xmas off with a bang

Hastings Old Town church, St Clement’s, was transformed into a magical candlelit setting for a midwinter concert that set the Yuletide season off with a bang.

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