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The cream of young music talent in Hastings’s prestigious competition

The standard of contestants for this year’s Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition, which will run at the White Rock Theatre from February 23 to March 4, is higher than ever according to competition director Professor Frank Wibaut.

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Nautilus perform at St Clement's church in Hastings Old Town

A fascinating blend of music and personality in Nautilus

Nautilus is an intriguing musical pairing made up of two telented performers.

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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.

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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.

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Hastings Sinfonia members in their January 2017 concert

Blend of familiar classics and new music from Polo

The Hastings Sinfonia will be performing on Saturday January 28 at 7.30pm at St John the Evangelist Church, Brittany Road, in St Leonards.

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The Breath at St Mary In The Castle

A mesmerising mix of lushly constructed soul and folk

Coming later this month to Hastings is ambient soul and folk rock from The Breath.

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The Special Consensus playing at Catsfield village hall

Grammy-nominated bluegrass band will play live gig in Catsfield

This month sees a stunning live music event in Catsfield when The Special Consensus play on Saturday January 28.

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Joanne Serrat in Music's Not Dead gig at the Albatross club in Bexhill

Spanish musician returns with her enchanting folk-pop

The talented Joana Serrat returns to Bexhill with a live gig presented by Music’s Not Dead on Friday January 27.

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John Andrews of Hastings International Composers Festival

Top conductor will pick up his baton for festival

John Andrews has been announced as the chief conductor at the International Composers Festival in 2018.

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Concert in aid of new scanner

A special concert has been arranged to raise awareness of the MRI Scanner appeal for the Conquest Hospital.

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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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Herbie Hancock's Maiden Voyage to Love Supreme is from Friday June 30th to Sunday July 2nd

Music icon Herbie Hancock confirms Love Supreme 2017 as UK Summer festival exclusive

Visionary pianist, composer and bandleader Herbie Hancock is announced today as the second artist confirmed for next year’s Love Supreme Jazz Festival.
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COUNTY NEWS: Olly Murs heading to Sussex

COUNTY NEWS: Olly Murs heading to Sussex

To say Olly Murs is excited about touring in 2017 is probably an understatement.

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The Jesus and Mary Chain

Jesus and Mary Chain at DLWP

Seminal Scottish alternative rock band, The Jesus and Mary Chain are set to end an eagerly-awaited tour in Bexhill next April.

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Carols at Bailiffscourt

REVIEW: Carols by Candlelight at Bailiffscourt Chapel

Arguably one of the most beautiful Christmas choral anthems of the 20th century was scribbled in a day to fund a happy evening’s beer drinking.

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Tesco hosts St Michael’s collection on Thursday

St Michael’s Hospice volunteers will be getting in to the Christmas spirit next Thursday (December 15) by holding a 12 hour collection at Tesco Extra, Hollington, St Leonards on Sea.

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The charm and nostalgia of Franki Valli’s Four Seasons

Celebrate the music of Franki Valli and The Four Seasons with Frankie’s Guys.

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Festive season.

Marion’s charity Music Marathon

Christmas Joy! Marian’s Music Marathon Music takes place at St Andrew’s Square, Hastings, this Saturday (December 10) from 8.30am.

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"Creative genius" Nigel Kennedy offers poignant Brighton date with the late, great Jimi Hendrix

The world’s biggest-selling classical violinist of all time, maestro and maverick Nigel Kennedy performs the music of Jimi Hendrix for a very special concert at Brighton Dome this week (Friday, November 25, 8pm).

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