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Liane Carol

Local jazz star wins national award

Local Jazz Star, Liane Carroll from Hastings Old Town has grabbed another national award to add to decades of recognication.

Posted 18:16 Tuesday, Oct 23, 2012 In: Music & Sound Tags: ,
Splitting The Atom

Sounds From The Fringe

Splitting The Atom IX is a Free Experimental/Noise music ‘all dayer’ that looks to be a delight for all interested in left field music and sound art. The H.O.T geek Nick Weekes explains.

Posted 15:22 Monday, Sep 24, 2012 In: Music & Sound

masterpiece The Magic Flute is being performed at St Mary in the Castle, writes HOT’s Chris Cormack.

Lithuanian composer Aleksandras Simelis

Composers’ Festival thinks global

The forthcoming Composers’ Festival to be held at St Mary in the Castle on Friday and Saturday 24 and 25 August is thinking global while employing a host of local talent on some exciting new music including many world premières, writes Chris Cormack.

Posted 15:44 Wednesday, Aug 22, 2012 In: Music & Sound Tags: , , , ,
Ukelele Dave aka David Francis

Roomz for the Community

The Roomz in Western Road, St Leonards, has had several incarnations since it opened in 2004, and August sees a new look, a new schedule, and a new manager. HOT’s Erica Smith went to explore…

Posted 10:57 Wednesday, Aug 1, 2012 In: Music & Sound
Klezmer Keilidh

Klezmer Keilidh Ker-aziness!

Klezmer Keilidh Ker-aziness!

Posted 09:27 Thursday, Jul 12, 2012 In: Music & Sound
Poster for Hastings Philharmonic Choir Jubilee Concert

Farewell to Hilary Davan Wetton

St Mary-in-the-Castle will resound to a fine period instrument band with three baroque trumpets and the voices of  Hastings Philharmonic Choir,  directed for the last time by its charismatic conductor Hilary Davan Wetton on Saturday 16 June at 7.30pm.

Posted 07:35 Wednesday, Jun 13, 2012 In: Music & Sound
The Moors band in Hastings Old Town

Encore for The Moors!

The Moors were founded by Elaine and Ken Edwards in Hastings, and they say they have been inspired by the musical culture of Hastings Old Town as much as by the Balkan gypsy music, klezmer, mediaeval Sephardic melodies, Cuban rhythms, jazz, blues, folk and rock that influences their music. HOT’s Erica Smith tuned in to the Moorish sounds.

Posted 10:08 Tuesday, May 1, 2012 In: Music & Sound
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