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Carly Paoli

Carly Paoli has been delighting audiences throughout the world, having shared stages with Andrea Bocelli, José Carreras and Elaine Paige, and you can count the Pope and Prince Charles amongst her fans. Now the classical singer is coming home to the UK to tour with one of the country’s most …

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Anastacia

Ipswich Regent 7th June 2017 Our good friend at BBC Radio Suffolk, Stephen ‘Foz’ Foster tweeted out before this show at Ipswich Regent last night: “This lady can belt out a song!”  And you know, he was not wrong.  Anastacia finally made it to Ipswich and has discovered that we …

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Erasure

Erasure have unveiled the Vince Clarke remix of Love You To The Sky from their new EP, and announced an extensive tour for early 2018.  The band will embark on a headline UK tour with European dates starting in Dublin on 31st January. February will see Erasure travel throughout the UK, finishing up …

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Chloe Reynolds

If you have not yet heard of Chloe Reynolds you are about to.  The Gloucestershire based singer starts a UK tour today supporting Anastacia.  She will be at Ipswich Regent in two weeks time on  Wednesday 7th June.  I started our interview with what I thought was a difficult question …

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Rip It Up

Strictly Come Dancing’s Natalie Lowe has announced she is to star alongside Strictly Come Dancing champions Louis Smith MBE and Jay McGuiness in a new theatre show called ‘Rip It Up’. Rip It Up promises to bring the fabulous soundtrack of the 1950’s to life in an explosion of song & …

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Imelda May

Imelda May Ipswich Regent 4th May 2017   As we made our way out of the Regent last night a man in the crowd, talking to his friends summed the show up by saying: “…well I thought it would be a good show, but I didn’t expect it to be …

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Caro Emerald

Ipswich Regent 28th April 2017 It has been almost four years since Caro Emerald visited Ipswich, and once again she sold out The Regent for Suffolk’s leg of The Emerald Island Tour. A Caro Emerald show is not just about the music – it is an audio-visual experience.  Thought and …

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Shakin’ Stevens

As Shakin’ Stevens prepares to embark on his biggest UK tour to date, he releases a video for ‘Down In The Hole’. The third single from his acclaimed album ‘Echoes Of Our Times’, ‘Down In The Hole’, has been illustrated with a music video exhibiting a rare selection of photos …

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Dirty Dancing

Ipswich Regent 21 March 2017 Dirty Dancing – the 1987 American romantic dance drama film written by Eleanor Bergstein – is brought to The Regent Theatre, Ipswich this week courtesy of ‘Dirty Dancing On Tour’.  Last night a packed auditorium enjoyed an excellent performance by some young, enthusiastic and extremely flexible dancers/performers, …

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Alison Moyet

On June 16th, Cooking Vinyl presents ‘Other’ – the brand new album by pop legend and relentless explorer Alison Moyet. As Moyet herself explains,  “For me, making a record at this age, lyrically, is a different proposition. Observation in most cases replaces emotion. The invisibility of middle/aged woman rather thrills me and instead …

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A Baptism Of Fire

This month Foz brings you news of a line-up change for a leading Norfolk rock band. He also welcomes a new blues club in Suffolk and previews a show in Ipswich by one of his all-time favourite singers. Norfolk rockers Bad Touch have recruited Sudbury guitar virtuoso Harry Slater as their …

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And Finally…

Now established nationally as the UK’s Number One Tribute to Phil Collins, ‘And Finally…’ are set to commemorate their 10 years of performing with their hotly anticipated ‘10th Anniversary Tour’ at the Regent Theatre, Ipswich on 18th March.   The Band were astounded and thrilled when Phil Collin’s PA wrote to the show’s …

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Paul Carrack

An ever in-demand musician’s musician, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, Paul Carrack has enjoyed a career in music which spans more than 40 years. He brings his 2017 tour to the Ipswich Regent Theatre on 11th March.   GrapevineLIVE’s Graham Cleaver chatted to him recently about the tour, recording, and his impressive CV  …

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Jack Whitehall

What is usually a dull Wednesday evening in January, turned into one full of fun and laughs, as I saw Jack Whitehall on his “At Large” tour at The Ipswich Regent.  Not only is it my first time seeing Jack Whitehall, but it was also my first taste of a live comedy show. …

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Gilbert O’Sullivan

One of the industry’s true legends, 2017 will mark an astonishing 50 years since Gilbert O’Sullivan made his first foray into the music business with the release of his debut single ‘Disappear’. It launched O’Sullivan on a career that is still thriving five decades later – seeing him dominate the …

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The Classic Rock Show

06Following the huge success of its 2015 & 2016 ’20 Greatest Guitar Riffs’ tours, and as further testimony to the enduring popularity of Classic Rock music, the critically acclaimed stage production The Classic Rock Show returns to the UK in January and February 2017 to deliver up its eagerly awaited new show, …

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Mike McClean

Before Christmas we had a chat with Mike McClean who was playing the jester in Ipswich Regent’s Panto, Sleeping Beauty. The jester is back at the Regent on the 14th January in his own show, so naturally we had to talk about what makes people laugh. What is the biggest change …

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Ella Gilling

Ella Gilling is playing the Princess in Sleeping Beauty at Ipswich Regent this year.  Not only is this her first ever Panto role but she hasn’t ever seen a Panto – oh no she hasn’t!  Ella took time out from rehearsals to talk to us. I heard rumour that you’ve …

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Sheila Ferguson

Sheila Ferguson is playing the wicked fairy this year in Sleeping Beauty at Ipswich Regent.  Grapevine had the pleasure of talking to her just as rehearsals started.  I was reading your twitter feed this morning and I have to ask: is that Shelia Ferguson on the keyboard or do you …

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Mike McClean

Sitting in an empty theatre on a Tuesday afternoon in Ipswich, Grapevine’s Tony Bell chatted to Mike McClean who plays The Jester in this year’s production of Sleeping Beauty. You must be a fan of Panto, as you’ve been doing it for quite some time? Yeah I do, I love …

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