Expect twinkle, tunes and more from The Bachelors

Bringing old-school charm, classic pop songs and a few decades of showbiz gossip are Dec and Con, The Bachelors, who will entertain at the Royal Hippodrome Theatre in Eastbourne on Wednesday February 21 at 2pm.

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Music greatness from both sides of the Atlantic

Two towering talents will come together at Hailsham Pavilion to celebrate the life of a much-loved musician on Saturday February 3 at 7.30pm.

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Folk stories and local legend inspires Chalk Horse Music

Inspired by the landscape and legend of Sussex and woven with field recordings from bonfire parades, sea shanties and woodlands, I See Fairises is the first release from Chalk Horse Music.

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Splash Point Jazz Club starts 2018 off with Roger Beaujolais

Splash Point Jazz Club Eastbourne kicks off its new year in sparkling fashion with a special guest Roger Beaujolais the virtuoso vibraphone player. This will be at The Fishermen’s Club, Royal Parade, on Wednesday January 31.

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Celebrating his 20th album with visit to The Old Chapel

World renowned guitarist, singer and songwriter Martin Simpson has recently released his 20th solo album in 40 years.

Audio Active in Eastbourne

Free music making and lyric workshops

AudioActive’s Sessions are free music production and lyric writing workshops for young people run by professional artists specialising in tech and urban art forms.

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New guitar society at the Lamb

Classical, flamenco and gypsy jazz guitar players are invited to come and perform in the function room at The Lamb, Old Town, Eastbourne.

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All-day workshop for Eastbourne Choral Society ahead of concert

Eastbourne Choral Society has enjoyed “a very successful” winter season of concerts and Christmas services at various venues in the town. Highlights were its performance of Haydn’s The Seasons, followed a few days later by an evening of carols performed with the Eastbourne Silver Band.

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Bold and beautiful music from The Daria Kulesh Quartet

To kick off its 20th year, The Lamb Folk Club is “delighted” to present a concert by The Daria Kulesh Quartet on Wednesday January 17.

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Orchestra’s Young Soloist Competition at the Birley Centre

The first round of the Eastbourne Symphony Orchestra’s 31st annual Young Soloist Competition is on 6 and 7 January.

Concentus Choir

Choir on the lookout for new members

Local friendly choir Concentus enjoyed much success in 2017, one of the highlights being that both their Christmas concerts, held in Seaford and Eastbourne, played to packed audiences.

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REVIEW: Haydn’s last major work performed with clarity and conviction by ECS

Haydn’s Creation is often performed but not the oratorio which followed it. The Seasons is less often undertaken by our local choral societies.

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Review: Minor alterations to festive favourites prove a winter winner

There is nothing quite like a Christmas carol to set the tone for the festive period.

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Devon’s up-and-coming folksters Harbottle & Jonas at UGT

Harbottle & Jonas is a young folk band from Totnes in Devon which will be wowing an appreciative audience at Under Ground Theatre on Saturday December 9 from 7pm.

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REVIEW: Unique choir is “simply in love with the music”

Does Christmas – secular and spiritual – begin too early? We often hear the complaint, but on Sunday at St John’s, Meads, the Renaissance Singers had their answer; an Advent Celebration.

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Review: Michael Ball and Alfie Boe, The Brighton Centre

Is there a more crowd-pleasing duo than Michael Ball and Alfie Boe?

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Another date for sell-out ball

The Annual Johnny Spice Christmas Ball in aid of Macmillan has added a second date in December after selling out.

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