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And the winners are…

April is Folk Season.  By which I mean it is the month in which the annual BBC2 Folk Awards take place, MOFOs if you will, music of folk origin! On Wednesday, the great and the good of the folk world will gather at the Royal Albert Hall for “a bit …

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Works in Wartime Fair Comes To Leiston

Have you ever wondered what it was like for your parents, grandparents or great grand-parents to make do and mend, dig for victory and pull together with genuine Dunkirk spirit during the heady and battle torn days of World War II? As a thriving hub of wartime production of munitions …

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Grapevine Survey

Hello! As many of you already know, for 25 years Grapevine has been listing, reviewing and reporting on LIVE entertainment in the region. Today over 17,000 copies of Grapevine Magazine are distributed to over 500 locations through out East Anglia. The magazine regularly lists over 1,000 events per month. We …

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Open Mic UK Auditions

Open Mic UK have announced their music competition auditions dates for Open Mic UK 2016! The Open Mic UK music competition auditions will be hosted at 15 regions across the UK and the competition will be searching to find the UK’s best singers, singer songwriters, rappers and vocal groups! Perform …

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Norwich To Host Course For The Backstage Next Generation

Norfolk will be the home of a brand new course which aims to equip the next generation of theatre technicians. Practical hands-on training will be offered at the full-time course which will be partly based at Stage Two, Norwich Theatre Royal’s new learning and participation centre which opens in September. …

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Want to Play the Main Stage at StowFiesta?

Stowmarket Town Council in partnership with the John Peel Centre are giving one act the chance to play the opening set on the Saturday of the StowFiesta music festival on 18th June at Stowmarket’s Chilton Fields. Whether you’re a singer songwriter or a ten piece band you can enter the …

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Who Are the Unsung Heroes?

Online ticketing brand WeGotTickets announces the launch of the INDIE50, a new search for the unsung heroes furthering live music at a grassroots level in the UK. Due to be revealed in August 2016, the list of 50 individuals will salute the people who, away from the limelight, work tirelessly …

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Jess Glynne to Support Racehorse Charity

Announced earlier this year, Jess Glynne is set to perform headlining sets at Haydock Park 1st Jul, Sandown Park 13th Jul, Newmarket 12th Aug and Market Rasen 13th Aug Racecourses, with her date at Newmarket Nights already selling out. With such a high demand to see one of the UKs …

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Record Store Day – 16th April’16

In the 1980s there were over 2,000 record shops in the UK. By 2009 there were less than 270, no wonder that many felt that the “record shop” was an endangered species. In 2009 the vinyl album market was worth about £3m – five years later that had jumped to …

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Busker’s Music Marathon

Here is a little something we came across that sounds interesting and is raising money for a good cause. If you know the King’s Head at Bildeston you will know that there are regular “Busker’s Nights” held at the pub.   One of the regular buskers is undergoing cancer treatment at Addenbrook’s …

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