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Line up announced for Bures Music Festival

Bures Music Festival is hoping to throw its biggest event yet when it celebrates 21 years since its foundation across five days this summer.

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Sudbury Prom’s world premier

The 40th Rotary prom concert takes place in Sudbury on Saturday.

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Mark Saberton

Waldingfield opera singer thrilled to be performing concert in village church

Baritone Mark Saberton’s successful career has taken him around the world, performing in front of sell-out audiences.

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Suffolk philharmonic performing at the Apex

Suffolk orchestra aims to make spirits soar with more performances

In a few weeks time, the soaring beauty of Vaughan Williams’ The Lark Ascending will lift the spirits of music lovers at a concert in Suffolk.

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Bury St Edmunds Amateur  Operatic and Dramatic Society - Guys and Dolls cast

They’re still singing their hearts out ... 114 years after first show

A drunk lurches past, ladies of easy virtue strike seductive poses, a flasher does what flashers do, and an evangelical choir – singing on through the chaos – urges them all to “stray no more”.

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Talk on historic Sudbury figure

Peter Cooper and musicians from Selwyn College, Cambridge, will present a musical lecture on the lives of Sir George Murray Humphry and his family.

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Gabby Rivers is taking part in Teenstar  PICTURE: Mecha Morton

Glemsford’s Gabby Rivers into semis of national singing competition

Teenage singer Gabby Rivers has made the semi-finals of national singing competition TeenStar.

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Leigh Rivers is taking part in Teenstar

PICTURE: Mecha Morton

After breakthrough year, teen targets EP

Anyone fortunate enough to attend last year’s LeeStock festival may well have seen Battle of the Bands winner Gabby Rivers gracing the stage.

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Steve Harley apex

Rebel with a cause gives students a music masterclass

Musician and singer Steve Harley visited West Suffolk College to talk about his experience of the music industry.

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The 3 Screaming Popes

Haverhill bands feature on new compilation album

Haverhill bands Umbrella Assassins and Three Screaming Popes are included on a new compilation album due out this week.

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Maiden United who are to perform at Lazfest in Sudbury

Rock festival is ready to raise thousands

A rock music festival that started out as a surprise birthday party is set to take place next week.

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Music festival set to return for 29th year

The Suffolk Villages Festival returns for its 29th year next week.

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Birmingham Philharmonic Orchestra is to perform at St Peter's in Sudbury

Birmingham orchestra in town

St Peter’s in Sudbury will host the Birmingham Philharmonic Orchestra on Sunday at 3pm.

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St Peter’s concerts at lunch

A professional opera singer with links to the local area will begin this year’s season of free lunchtime concerts at St Peter’s in Sudbury.

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Budding musicians set to take to the stage

Every March, Snape Maltings Concert Hall rings with the sound of young people at the Celebration of Schools’ Music concerts.

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Saltfen

Playing live is a priority for old school pals Saltfen

Ahead of their appearance in Heat Five of BurySOUND, Catherine Neilson caught up with Ely alternative rock four piece, Saltfen. The band are made up of Tom Woolner, Alec Woolner, Tom Hall and John Kirby. Here’s what they had to say…

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Goldie Lookin Chain will be joining a stellar line-up for this year's LeeStock Music Festival

Goldie Lookin Chain latest band to be added to LeeStock lineup

LeeStock Music Festival in Long Melford has added a further act to its lineup for the festival at the end of May.

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Newton Faulkner is to perform at LeeStock Music Festival. Picture by Pip for BMG

Newton Faulkner to headline LeeStock Music Festival in Long Melford - Wheatus and Toploader also star

Chart-topping singer/songwriter Newton Faulkner is to headline this year’s LeeStock Music Festival in Long Melford.

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Rapper Felix's latest music video was produced by West Suffolk College students

VIDEO: Sudbury student works on rap video

Two West Suffolk College students have made a music video for African rapper

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Feature: Why Ben dropped the trumpet and picked up the baton instead

When Ben Palmer steps forward to conduct a concert in Suffolk next month he can expect to see familiar faces on both sides of the rostrum.

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