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Three weeks until The Jacksons, George Benson, Nao and Gregory Porter headline Love Supreme music festival

Herbie Hancock, George Benson, Gregory Porter, Robert Glasper, Kamasi Washington, Laura Mvula And The Jacksons Amongst Star Acts Set To Descend On East Sussex For Love Supreme Jazz Festival 2017
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Hunter and the Bear

Hunter & The Bear bring their debut album to Brighton

Hunter & The Bear headline Patterns in Brighton on June 15 (7.30pm) on the back of a great response to their debut album which came out mid-May.

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Richard Durrant and Ismael Ledesma. Picture by Dawn Jee

Richard Durrant and Ismael Ledesma offer a beautiful blend of South American guitar and harp

Shoreham-based guitar virtuoso Richard Durrant is on tour with Ismael Ledesma, promising a South American guitar and harp spectacular.

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Last year's winner Hannah Corcoran

Talented Sussex musicians compete for £1,000 bursary in Chailey and Haywards Heath

Thirteen talented young Sussex musicians will be pulling out all the stops as they compete for a place in the finals of the Coro Nuovo Young Musician of the Year.

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Katie Derham narrating at Burgess Hill Symphony Orchestras recent concert

Orchestra offer John Williams favourites and other musical gems in Burgess Hill

Following on from their recent sell-out show, Burgess Hill Symphony Orchestra are set to perform at the Burgess Hill Town Festival, at 3pm on Sunday, June 4, in the Festival Marquee, St John’s Park.

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The Animals and Friends

Classic Animals hits at Martlets Hall, Burgess Hill

Hits will include ‘House of The Rising Sun’, ‘We Gotta Get Out Of This Place’ and ‘Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood’ when Animals and Friends play Martlets Hall, Burgess Hill, on Friday, June 9 (8pm).

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Erasure

Erasure announce Brighton date as part of UK tour

Synthpop band Erasure have announced a major tour which includes a stop-off at the Brighton Dome on February 19.

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Aldous Harding at the One Church

The gargantuan Great Escape now bigger and better

The Big Daddy of new music festivals rolled into town last weekend showcasing an absurd amount of fledgling talent, backed with a smattering of established heavy-hitters.

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The Simon and Garfunkel. Picture by Steve Ashton

Tribute concert celebrates Simon and Garfunkel at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead

The Simon and Garfunkel Story offers a 50th anniversary celebration at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead, on Saturday, May 27 (01342 302000).

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Andrew Storey

Soprano heads to St Wilfrid’s Church, Haywards Heath, for evening of lively classical music

St Wilfrid’s Church, Haywards Heath hosts a special concert of classical music, with linked readings, performed by instrumentalists, singers and the church choir on Saturday, May 27 (7pm).

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The Sooty Show heads to Chequer Mead, East Grinstead, on Sunday, May 14

ENTERTAINMENT LISTINGS: May 12-18

Concerts, stage shows, exhibitions and stand-up comedy gigs across Sussex.

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Rising opera star set to perform in Haywards Heath

The Gilbert & Sullivan Society of Sussex is set to host a visit from the highly regarded young orchestral conductor James Hendry this weekend.

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Audrey Williams, John Ingleton (past Chairmen), Janet Canetty-Clarke (past President), Jeff Harris (current Chairman), Neil Jenkins (current President), Gwynneth Paine (past Chairman) and Ian Barras-Hill (next Chairman)

Haywards Heath Music Society marks a milestone

For a volunteer-run Mid Sussex organisation to operate for 75 uninterrupted years is quite an achievement, and one which Haywards Heath Music Society was determined to celebrate in style.

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Raye. Picture courtesy of Borkowski Arts

Rising stars ready for Great Escape festival in Brighton

The Great Escape is showcasing hundreds of up-and-coming artists from all over the world in Brighton this month.

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Brian May and Kerry Ellis

Win the new Brian May and Kerry Ellis CD!

We’ve got five copies of the new studio album from Brian May and Kerry Ellis to give away.

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Katie Derham

Burgess Hill concert set to celebrate John Williams’ birthday

The members of Burgess Hill Symphony Orchestra, under conductor Michael Stefan Wood BEM, are entering the final few weeks of rehearsals for what could be their most ambitious concert to date.

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Top 10 tunes for Record Store Day

Top 10 tunes for Record Store Day

Record Store Day takes place this Saturday (April 22) and again celebrates the crackle of stylus on vinyl as hundreds of shops across the UK play host to in-store performances, overnight queues, and of course, sell from a catalogue of more than 500 exclusive releases.

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Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story

Review - Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story at The Hawth

Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story has been seen by 22 million people worldwide, making it the most successful rock and roll musical of all time.

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Celebrate jazz

A dozen tunes for Jazz Appreciation Month

It may conjure up images of bowler-hatted men with trombones, or recall the sounds of blaring, screeching brass and beret-topped hipsters in smoky clubs, but there is - honestly - more to jazz than these negative stereotypes.

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The  Spinettes. Picture by Stephen Goodger

Join the Spinettes for 1950s-style fun in Ashington, Henfield and Lindfield

The Spinettes & Matthew Goodgame are taking audiences back to the 1950s with some of the best rock ’n’ roll songs of all time.

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