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Suffolk band back with single, EP and live show

15 May 2022
Suffolk band back with single, EP and live show

Suffolk band back with single, EP and live show

15 May 2022

Punk/alt rock five-piece Fleas are back for a gig in Suffolk to launch a new single and an EP.


Re-live the hits of Ocean Colour Scene with Suffolk gig

14 May 2022
Re-live the hits of Ocean Colour Scene with Suffolk gig

Re-live the hits of Ocean Colour Scene with Suffolk gig

14 May 2022

Ocean Colour Scene notched hit after hit in the late 90s and their music lives on today.


Called ‘one of the most gifted singer-songwriters of his generation’ by The New York Times, singer-songwriter Teddy Thompson talks to Peter Mann ahead of his Apex gig

15 January 2022
Called ‘one of the most gifted singer-songwriters of his generation’ by The New York Times, singer-songwriter Teddy Thompson talks to Peter Mann ahead of his Apex gig

Called ‘one of the most gifted singer-songwriters of his generation’ by The New York Times, singer-songwriter Teddy Thompson talks to Peter Mann ahead of his Apex gig

15 January 2022

The singer's from rock and folk music royalty and tells us what it means to go touring again


Culture: Award-winning violinist Tasmin Little, OBE, talks about her distinguished career and preparing to step away from the limelight ahead of her appearance at The Apex in Bury St Edmunds

07 March 2020
Culture: Award-winning violinist Tasmin Little, OBE, talks about her distinguished career and preparing to step away from the limelight ahead of her appearance at The Apex in Bury St Edmunds

Culture: Award-winning violinist Tasmin Little, OBE, talks about her distinguished career and preparing to step away from the limelight ahead of her appearance at The Apex in Bury St Edmunds

07 March 2020

Tamsin is set to call time on her musical career


Culture: Combining breathtaking harmonies and melodies, folk duo Ninebarrow bring their unique sound to The Apex next month

29 February 2020
Culture: Combining breathtaking harmonies and melodies, folk duo Ninebarrow bring their unique sound to The Apex next month

Culture: Combining breathtaking harmonies and melodies, folk duo Ninebarrow bring their unique sound to The Apex next month

29 February 2020

Peter Mann finds out how a hobby became a musical career


Culture: Blending musical styles, bringing together stringed instruments with 80s synthesisers and classical influences, The Blackheart Orchestra sound is, incredibly, produced by just two talented musicans. Peter Mann meets the dynamic duo

13 October 2019
Culture: Blending musical styles, bringing together stringed instruments with 80s synthesisers and classical influences, The Blackheart Orchestra sound is, incredibly, produced by just two talented musicans. Peter Mann meets the dynamic duo

Culture: Blending musical styles, bringing together stringed instruments with 80s synthesisers and classical influences, The Blackheart Orchestra sound is, incredibly, produced by just two talented musicans. Peter Mann meets the dynamic duo

13 October 2019

Rick Pilkington and Chrissy Mostyn return to perform soon after the release of their second album


Culture: Sixties pop icon Lulu comes to Bury St Edmunds to relight some fires

12 October 2019
Culture: Sixties pop icon Lulu comes to Bury St Edmunds to relight some fires

Culture: Sixties pop icon Lulu comes to Bury St Edmunds to relight some fires

12 October 2019

Six decades in the music industry and the passion to perform is still as strong


Happy days: The story behind the Shaun Ryder bandwagon with Peter Mann

04 October 2019
Happy days: The story behind the Shaun Ryder bandwagon with Peter Mann

Happy days: The story behind the Shaun Ryder bandwagon with Peter Mann

04 October 2019

Having emerged from the Madchester scene in the 80s, the Happy Mondays haven’t looked back as Peter Mann discovers.


Culture: Let's get funky, man!

08 February 2018
Culture: Let's get funky, man!

Culture: Let's get funky, man!

08 February 2018

Expect flamboyance, slick dance moves and much more when the irrepressible Uncle Funk & the Boogie Wonderband return to Haverhill Arts Centre. Peter Mann finds out why they blame it on the boogie


Culture: Just who does Sir Michael Parkinson think he really is?

04 January 2018
Culture: Just who does Sir Michael Parkinson think he really is?

Culture: Just who does Sir Michael Parkinson think he really is?

04 January 2018

July 1962, aged just 27 years, a young, unknown journalist by the name of Michael Parkinson has published his first piece for the Sunday Times in their colour section magazine.