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From Anne Marie to Lewis Capaldi: These are some of the UK's top artists you can see perform at music events in Suffolk this summer

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If it’s music you're after this summer then you’ll be spoilt for choice, from Paloma Faith to Snow Patrol, Suffolk will feature some of the UK's most popular artists.

Let's take a look at some of those who are set to perform in our county in the coming months.

There are big names at the Latitude Festival, which runs from July 21 to 24 at Henham Park near Southwold, this year including Lewis Capaldi, James Arthur and - fresh from being named Best New Artist at the Brits - Little Simz.

Latitude returns to Henham Park near Southwold this summer
Latitude returns to Henham Park near Southwold this summer

Day tickets cost around £95 and you can purchase tickets here: www.latitudefestival.com/tickets

Newmarket Racecourse's Newmarket Nights will feature a whole host of stars over the summer for everyone to enjoy.

Paloma Faith will be performing on June 17, with Rudimental set for a show on June 24, followed by global pop star Anne Marie on July 29.

Madness at Newmarket Nights in 2019
Madness at Newmarket Nights in 2019

Tickets cost around £34 and hospitality tickets can be purchased for an extra price.

You can get tickets here: www.thejockeyclub.co.uk/newmarket/events-tickets/newmarket-nights/

A three-night series, from June 16 to 18, in Thetford Forest sees the return of rock band Keane along with performances from Rag‘n’ Bone man and band Madness.

Tickets cost around £50 and can be purchased here: forestryengland.uk/music

Thetford Forest live concert
Thetford Forest live concert

The popular Bardfest at Bardwell returns for the first weekend in July after two missed years due to the pandemic.

Headlining will be rock band The Hunna who performed at Reading festival last year. There’s also a performance from The Vamps on Saturday.

And there's not just music on offer at the event, with a selection of real ales from breweries around the UK.

Bardfest 2019. Picture: Mecha Morton
Bardfest 2019. Picture: Mecha Morton

Tickets can be purchased here: bardfest.com/tickets/

If you're looking for more alternative rock music then there’s the Red Rooster Festival at Euston Hall from June 2 to 4 with bands such as The Sheepdogs, an old time Southern boogie band and two-time Grammy winning Americana icon Jim Lauderdale.

You can get tickets here: redrooster.org.uk/live-music-lineup

Red Rooster festival
Red Rooster festival

The Apex in Bury St Edmunds will be offering music for everyone’s tastes throughout the summer, including A Country Night in Nashville on June 25 which promises hits from icons such as Johnny Cash and Dolly Parton.

If you're looking for something a bit different there’s Orchestra Baobab from Senegal on July 27, a unique blend of Afro-Latin styles and African griot music.

Tickets can be purchased from the Apex box office or online at: theapex.co.uk/whats-on/

Reporting by Gabriella Van Jennians