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It’s a record day for Downham Market music store

Dozens of people queued outside a Downham music store overnight last weekend for the 10th annual Record Store Day (RSD).

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The Georgia Shackleton Trio are (from left) Nic Zuppardi (mandolin), Georgia Shackleton (fiddle/lead vocalist) and Aaren Bennett (guitar).  Photo by JAMES DE ARA TORRES.

ALBUM REVIEW Traditional folk makes room for true bluegrass

The Dog That Would Not Be Washed

The Georgia Shackleton Trio

Self-Released, Out Now

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Blowin' in the Wind stars Andante

Hunstanton theatre to host tribute to Dylan and Baez

The music of some of the greatest singer-songwriters of all time is featured in the new music show Blowin’ in the Wind which plays at The Princess Theatre in Hunstanton next month.

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Trio Sonorite

King’s Lynn Music Society host trio

The next event for the King’s Lynn Music Society is tomorrow at 7.30pm in Lynn Town Hall, when the Trio Sonoritè will perform a programme including compositions by Bruch, Brahms, Wallen, Schumann and Beethoven on clarinet, cello and piano.

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CJ Hatt

Battle of the Bands in Hunstanton report

The sun was shining in Hunstanton on Monday, but the wind was a bit nippy, as six more acts took to the stage for the second acoustic heat of this year’s Battle of the Bands.

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Sam Coe

West Winch set to host another Battle of the Bands

For the penultimate heat of this year’s Battle Of The Bands Competition, the free event heads back to the William Burt in West Winch.

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BBC Concert orchestra

King’s Lynn Festival box office open Monday

King’s Lynn Festival organisers are expecting a rush to the Corn Exchange box office when general booking opens on Monday.

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Kat Brittain album

Green Brittain Centre at Swaffham for album launch

It looks like it’s been a busy time for Kat Brittain, with the recent announcement that she and her band will be performing at this year’s Festival Too, on Friday, July 14, but she’s also releasing her new album, I Can and I Will on Sunday, with a special launch party at the Green Britain Centre in Swaffham at 1.30pm on the day.

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KLODS next production of Hairspray. Pictured members of the cast.

REVIEW: Hairspray The Broadway Musical, Guildhall, king’s Lynn Arts Centre

Hairspray The Broadway Musical burst on to the stage at the Guildhall on Wednesday night leaving everyone feeling good.

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The Georgia Shackleton Trio, Nic Zuppardi (vocals and mandolin), Georgia Shackleton (vocals and fiddle) and Aaren Bennett (vocals and guitar) at The Old Ship Inn, London Road, Long Sutton.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG160417-200TW.

MUSIC PROFILE: The Georgia Shackleton Trio explore new country sounds

An ancestor of one of the British Isles’s greatest explorers and two sensational “sultans of string” gave The Old Ship Inn, Long Sutton, a pub reopening to remember on Easter Day.

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Robin Elvin Remembered' - Night of music IAO Cancer Research at Bar Red

King’s Lynn bar hosts charity gig in memory of artist Robin Elvin

They came to celebrate the life of a gifted artist and musician, as well as to remember a husband, a father and a friend.

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Martin Childs

Orchestra to play Swaffham

Swaffham Arts, as part of their year round programme of music, literature and theatre have invited the Norfolk Symphony Orchestra to the town on Saturday, April 29 to perform a popular classical concert in St Peter and St Paul Church.

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Emily Blake

Battle of the Bands in Hunstanton

Bank Holiday Monday sees the Twisted Melon Battle of the Bands goes full on acoustic as it holds its first ever outdoor heat.

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Daisy's Cat

Gayton church hopes to help raise the roof

A concert packed with talent from the Lynn area is taking place at St Nicholas Church, Gayton, at 7pm on Saturday, April 22.

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Miss Lola Lamour

Gigs planned for Burnham Market venue

The Hoste in Burnham Market has unveiled six new music nights that will attract afficianados from near and far for the rest of the year.

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KLODS next production of Hairspray. Pictured members of the cast.

Hairspray comes to King’s Lynn

Hairspray – The Broadway Musical comes to Lynn next week in the latest production by the King’s Lynn Operatic and Dramatic Society (KLODS).

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X Factor auditions in KL town centre

Deer dies during King’s Lynn X Factor auditions

A deer died after running into a Lynn town centre shop today, while auditions for the next series of the X Factor were taking place nearby.

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Sunny Afternoon

REVIEW: Sunny Afternoon, Theatre Royal Norwich

Sunny Afternoon,

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David Moyes will be hosting a benefit music night at Bar Red in memory of Robin Elvin on Easter Sunday

Benefit gig to celebrate life of popular West Norfolk artist

A popular West Norfolk artist will be remembered at a benefit gig in Lynn on Sunday.

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KT Tunstall to play Festival Too

KT Tunstall to play Festival Too

Top musical stars of the 90s and noughties will take to the stage on the second weekend of Lynn’s Festival Too this summer.

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