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April Fri 10 April
@ St Peter's Church Firle
The East Sussex Bach Choir offers an evening of musical meditation for Lententide and Easter, centred on the Buxtehude's moving sequence of 7 cantatas, reflecting on the body of Jesus in his life and on the cross. The choir will be accompanied by a small ensemble from The Baroque Collective. The... more
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@ The Con Club
We are very sorry but this event is cancelled

Cajun Barn present, Dirk Powell, USA legend of Cajun, Old-Time and Appalachian music with Jock Tyldesley and Vera van Heeringen.

Dirk Powell musician, writer, producer, composer, studio owner, theatre and art centre director, brilliant... more

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Sat 11 April
@ The Elephant and Castle
Bring songs, tunes, readings and poems to suit the theme. Vocal & instrumental groups are welcome, as well as soloists. A good night to try performing for the first time. We serve traditional home-made Easter biscuits, with a crisp sugar coating, lemon & currants.

Everyone is welcome,... more

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Fri 17 April
@ The Con Club
We are very sorry but this event is cancelled

The Curst Sons have been playing their powerful stripped back take on early American traditional music since 1998. Performing mainly original material with a few distinctive arrangements of traditional songs they have released six full length... more

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Sat 18 April
@ The Con Club
Postponed. This gig has been rescheduled for 17th April 2021, more details to follow

Dictionary Pudding - Live music promotions present -

The Monochrome Set consist of, original Monochrome Set members, Bid (Guitar/Vocals) and Andy Warren (bass) with John Paul Moran (keyboards) and... more

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@ The Elephant and Castle
JIB are Jim Mageean & Ingrid & Barrie Temple, three terrific singers from the North-East. All have a powerful & extensive repertoire of sea songs & shanties, some traditional & some written by Barrie. They generate mighty, ringing vocal harmonies & are much in demand at maritime & other... more
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Thu 23 April
@ The Con Club
Postponed. This gig has been rescheduled for 4th October 2020, more details to follow

Dictionary Pudding Present: Martha Tilston

'Martha Tilston has carved her niche with sharp, original songs that dissect the modern world. It is an engrossing set.. She captures both the harshness and... more

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Fri 24 April
@ The Con Club
We are very sorry but this event is cancelled

Enthusiastic 50's and 60's Rock n Roll Band, Rhythm and Blues and a bit of Soul. Influences - Gene Vincent, Chuck Berry, The Pirates, Carl Perkins, The Revolutionaires, Dr Feelgood, Eddie Cochran, Rockpile, Little Richard, The Fabulous... more

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Sat 25 April
@ The Con Club
We are very sorry but this event is cancelled

Brighton's Skifflebilly Trio Bad Bad Whiskey will be appearing with their good palsa dn all round '60s instro twangers The Space Agency!
Plus it's Oli's and Hiromi's joint 40th birthday celebrations too!
There may even be party poppers and... more

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@ The Elephant and Castle
Ben is a natural & scintillating musician who has been playing the fiddle music of the USA, Sweden & Ireland since he was six. He has toured widely with his father Tom Paley, The Long Hill Ramblers, Tab Hunter, The New Deal String Band & Sarah Grey & Kieron Means. He has recorded with Damon Albarn,... more
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Sun 26 April Thu 30 April
@ All Saints Centre
An evening of popular music from the 1950s to the present day performed by students of the East Sussex Academy of Music!
Featuring songs by Elvis Presley, Lizzo, David Bowie, The Beatles, Blur, TLC, The Clash, ABBA and many more...

Wheelchair access in the downstairs stalls.
All ages... more

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@ The Con Club
To be rescheduled - watch this space

Modern Age Music presents by arrangement with No Half Measures Red Sky July ...a husband and wife duo Ally Mcerlaine (Texas) and Shelly Poole (Alisha's Attic) along with esteemed vocalist Haley Glennie-Smith. The band's sound is a blend of Alt-Folk,... more

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May Fri 01 May
@ The Con Club
We are very sorry but this event is cancelled

Fat Belly Jones is an 8, 9 or even 10-piece band playing toons you can't help jumpin' to.. We is SKA, we is SOUL, we is FAT, we is none of us called JONES !!

www.facebook.com/groups/fatbellyjones

FREE ENTRY - Non Members welcome -... more

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Sat 02 May
@ The Con Club
To be rescheduled - watch this space

Spinningchilli Present: Nightingales Four Against Fate UK Tour

Brum's original punk group The Prefects became The Nightingales and enjoyed cult status in the 80s, recording 8 sessions for John Peel's radio show. Re-grouped in 2004, they've... more

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@ The Elephant and Castle
Zak is a brilliant Anglo concertina player in the unique South African style. He’s entertaining, delightful & informative. He features on the influential ‘Anglo International’ double CD compilation of the best players in the world. Zak was born in 1933 in Cape Town and first played guitar and mouth... more
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Sat 09 May
@ The Elephant and Castle
A fine local singer & guitarist, Caroline (https://carolinekendall.bandcamp.com/) sings a wide range of traditional & new songs including some she has written herself; intelligent, engaging music.

Caroline will give us two forty-five minutes sets and the rest of the evening is filled by... more

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Sat 16 May
@ The Royal Oak
Good Luck Mountain are born out of the delicious Tandy (New York), led by Mike Ferrio and lauded by everyone from Bob Harris (three sessions!) to Jim White, and from Steve Earle to Malcolm Holcombe.

Sonically, Good Luck Mountain pick up where Tandy left off. Imagine Bruce Springsteen... more

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@ The Elephant and Castle
Peter and Barbara Snape (https://www.thesnapes.org.uk/) have a great love of traditional British folk music especially that of the north of England where they live. Unusual traditional & music hall songs & tunes with Barbara’s lively, entertaining voice & Peter’s magnificent collection of... more
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Sun 17 May Sat 23 May
@ The Elephant and Castle
Bring songs, tunes, stories & poems . This is a good night to try singing or playing in public for the first time to a friendly, welcoming group of people. Instrumental & vocal groups are welcome, too. Brad & Carole Chick are in the chair.

Everyone is welcome, especially if you'd like to... more

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@ The Con Club
Postponed - this gig has been rescheduled for 11th October 2020

City Food Share presents: Macka B & The Roots Ragga Band + Ruddock's Om + Easy Skankin' DJs

Christopher MacFarlane, better known as Macka B, is a British-born Jamaican reggae artist, performer and activist with a career... more

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Sat 30 May
@ The Elephant and Castle
Peter is a fine Sussex singer with a rich yet subtle voice & a wonderful range of unaccompanied songs in traditional style – some humorous, some touching, & all completely engaging. Lots of choruses to join in.. He runs the hugely popular singing sessions in the Neptune during Broadstairs Folk... more
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Sun 31 May
@ The Con Club
We are very sorry but this event is cancelled

Featuring ARCELIA

"Sundays in the Bar" afternoons are on the last Sunday of each month from 3:30 to 5:30 pm with FREE ENTRY for all and feature a truly eclectic mix of music. For May (re-scheduled from February) we are really pleased to... more

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June Fri 12 June
@ The Con Club
Postponed - this gig has been rescheduled for Friday 4th December 2020

SLADY are the world's ONLY all-female tribute band to legendary 1970's glam rock band, Slade.


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Sat 13 June
@ The Elephant and Castle
Emmanuel is one of the best melodeon players in France, a singer & an expert in French regional dance music. He also plays a specially-designed ‘Franglo’ concertina. He has taught at Hands-On Music & regularly leads melodeon-building weeks in England. Didier is a superb fiddler & also dazzles on... more
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Sun 14 June
@ Hamsey Old Church
Candle lit concert.
Sussex Flutes. Music for flute quartet.
Includes Barry Mills, Flute quartet, second performance.

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Sun 21 June
@ Hamsey Old Church
Candle lit concert.
String Quartet from Musicians of All Saints, Haydn String quartet op. 33 no 5, Ellie Blackshaw, New work, EJ. Moeran, String quartet in A minor

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Sun 28 June July Sat 04 July
@ All Saints Centre
Directed by Ian Morgan Williams. Pre concert talk by Peter Copley. Bach Concerto for 2 violins in D minor, soloists Stuart Deeks, Inga Franks, Ian Morgan Williams Some East Music, 2nd performance, Alison Kay, Knot for Strings, 1st performance of the revised version. Warlock Serenade for strings,... more
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Sat 11 July
@ The Elephant and Castle
Alistair Anderson has been at the forefront of the performance of traditional music for over three decades, starting as a teenage prodigy in the High Level Ranters band. He plays English concertina & Northumbrian pipes. Dan Walsh is a brilliant, innovative young clawhammer banjo player, singer and... more
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Sun 26 July August Sat 15 August
@ The Con Club
This gig has been rescheduled from 4th April 2020

Global Beats presents: Adrian Sherwood (On U Sound) Plus support

ADRIAN SHERWOOD (born 1958 in London) is an English record producer best known for his work with dub music as well as for remixing a number of popular acts such as... more

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Sat 22 August
@ The Con Club
Rescheduled from 5th April

Global Beats presents: A Ska & Reggae Fest featuring THE SKATALITES, FREEDUB PRESS, SAMSARA COLLECTIVE
Easy Skankin DJs, Caribbean food by IRMA'S KITCHEN

THE SKATALITES began performing in Jamaica in May 1964. The group was so hot that their first... more

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September Fri 04 September
@ The Con Club
PHILIPPA HANNA is an internationally acclaimed performer racking up over 1500 shows in 25 countries. Since her industry debut in 2007, she has released 5 critically acclaimed, studio albums winning fans in the likes of Leona Lewis and Lionel Richie. The Yorkshire born, half-Irish, Singer-Songwriter... more
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Thu 24 September
@ The Con Club
This gig has been rescheduled from 27th March 2020

Modern Age Music is pleased to present: Jake Morrell

Jake Morrell could have come straight out of Nashville, or even from the Californian sunshine, as his music suggests; but Jake is from Norfolk, England!?

Jake was... more

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