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Yesterday, 17:43

These days I often forget why I’ve come into the kitchen, but take me to a Steps concert and I can remember every word from my teens.

Le Concert Spirituel was founded in 1987 by the current conductor, Herve Niquet, with the aim of performing music from the court of Versailles on period instruments. Since then their repertory has expanded and they are widely praised for the dynamism and authenticity of their performances of vocal and instrumental music.

An operatic premiere is always something of an event and the Aldeburgh Festival commissioned a new work from the Manchester based composer Emily Howard.

Travis play their classic album The Man Who in full at the Ipswich Regent next Thursday and Cambridge Corn Exchange December 13. Bassist Dougie Payne recalls the “brutal mugging” the band got on its release.

After the latest series of shows to be put on in Thetford Forest as part of the Forestry Commission’s Forest Live series, Sunday was Kasabian’s time on the High Lodge stage, bringing a mix of new and old songs that have brought the band so much success throughout the years.

This opening concert was a good example of what the Aldeburgh Festival does so well - nothing easy or mainstream nor too recherché, but four significant and varied compositions, all originally composed within a ten year period (1939-49), making a coherent and stimulating programme.

It was a bit damp and a tad chilly in Thetford forest but there was plenty of warmth and good vibes coming from the stage in the clearing.

Demi Lovato kicked up a storm at Newmarket Racecourse last night as she belted out heart-wrenching ballads alongside new hits from her latest album.

This is going to be controversial, and I apologise now but I have to say this. I was a little underwhelmed by Gary Barlow’s performance at Thetford Forest last night.

Suffolk superstar Ed Sheeran was the most played artist by UK broadcasters in 2017, official figures show.

Suffolk superstar Ed Sheeran has been named Songwriter Of The Year at a prestigious awards ceremony honouring excellence in the industry.

A Suffolk singer has been nominated for an award considered “the pinnacle of achievement” within the world of classical music.

Paloma Faith is back and turning her eye on the world around her. The new mum spoke about taking time off to have her first child and why her latest album is about fighting for a better future.

Ed Sheeran has insisted that the only people who will lose out in his war against secondary ticket-selling sites are touts - not his fans.

Over the last two decades there has been a revolution in Country Music – and now some of the freshest new sounds of the genre are coming not from the US, but from England’s Home Counties.

International, national and local stars are all on the bill for the Ipswich Jazz Festival next month.

Jazz aficionados were out in force to hear the wonderful sounds and delightful voice of Jessica Radcliffe and the Chris Ingham Trio as they performed a host of songs from the Billie Holiday Songbook.

His warmth and personality shone through this concert which marked the second night of the Bury St Edmunds Festival.

Dynamic, energetic, euphoric and musically astounding.

The Bury Festival opens this weekend. Nick Wells, the festival director, talks to us about the shows that he is particularly excited about

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