Depeche Mode tribute heads to Worthing

Depeche Mode tribute band Speak and Spell play St Paul’s, Worthing on Saturday, January 28 – massive fans of the originals, one and all.
WSO - Nicola Benedetti in ensemble during rehearsal. Pic by Stephen Goodger

Nicola Benedetti in Worthing

Nicola Benedetti Concert – Worthing Symphony Orchestra, Nicola Benedetti (Gariel Stradivarius violin), John Gibbons (conductor), Worthing Assembly Hall, Thursday, January 12 2017 (7.30pm).

Tanya Ursova

REVIEW: Funtington Music Group

Tanya Ursova, the Ukrainian concert pianist, was warmly welcomed back by the Funtington Music Group for the opening of their New Season Concert Programme on 11 January at the University of Chichester.

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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.

Celebration Samba performing in High Street, Arundel

Samba band open to people with ‘sense of fun’

Celebration Samba has come a long way since the first event at Haskins Garden Centre Roundstone.


Following in Queen Elizabeth I's finger steps!

The fascination is in wondering whether Queen Elizabeth I’s fingers traced the notes before him.


Collabro to headline Worthing charity night

A big charity concert in Worthing will raise funds for Help for Heroes.

Chichester Chamber Concerts: Signum Quartet

Chichester Chamber Concerts welcome The Signum Quartet

The Signum Quartet launch the New Year for the Chichester Chamber Concerts series.

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Julia Biel plays Chichester

Julia Biel returns to Chichester’s Minerva Theatre on January 21 at 7.45pm on the back of her latest album, Love Letters and Other Missiles – an album which came ten years on from her acclaimed, self-produced debut, Not Alone.


New Chichester music night

Toby Wilsher and his band Easthead are launching a monthly new-music night at Chichester’s Chichester Inn, kicking off on Thursday, January 19 at around 8pm.


Expanded format for popular Shoreham and Brighton jazz festival

Now in its third year, the South Coast Jazz Festival expands considerably for 2017, with nine days in Brighton before moving on to its traditional home at Shoreham’s Ropetackle.

Rudy Warman and the Heavy Weather. Picture by Sarah Reeve

Rudy Warman’s band offers roots, folk and blues at Coolham Live Music Club

Coolham Live Music Club has already booked a series of gigs for 2017 presenting some of the best live musicians around.


Chichester Folk Song club welcomes Lee Collinson

Lee Collinson is the first guest this year at Chichester Folk Song Club (January 16).

Natasha Jouhl

Greet the New Year with Worthing ­Symphony Orchestra

Worthing ­Symphony Orchestra offer their New Year Concert on Bank Holiday Monday, January 2 at 2.45pm in the Assembly Hall, Worthing.

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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Bognor blues band releases Syria charity single

Bognor Regis-based Ruby & The Revelators have released a charity single, Walk With Me.


Christmas with the Funtington Musical Group

The Christmas Musical Event for the Funtington Music Group was held at the University of Chichester on 14 December, where the prolific film maker, Mick Csaky, gave a fascinating presentation, Capturing Music on Film, covering a number of his music based films which he had directed for the BBC and other organisations over the past 40 years.

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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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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