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Vocal Explosion’s mid-winter concert!

A firm fixture in the Hastings music calendar. A candlelit Celtic and World music night with carols for all, festive cheer and traditional greenery. This year’s concert features: violinist Garry Blakeley (“One of the best in the country”: Feast of Fiddles), vocalist Juliet Russell (“Brilliantly haunting”: The Stage) and The Fipple Consort recorder ensemble. Zelly Restorick writes.

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Fairport celebrate their 50th at Folk Fest

One of the major music events of the year is upon us – Hastings Folk Fest, six days of all kinds of folk at various venues around town, with Fairport Convention as the headline act. The organisers explain what lies in store.

Photo courtesy Paul-Wayrider

The Red Geraniums

An exciting new group The Red Geraniums is due to hold its launch gig at the Stag Inn on Saturday 16 January at 9pm. Sean O’Shea talks with band members Angie Phillip (AP), Paul Way-Rider (PW), John Revell (JR), Liz Porter (LP) and Rob Porter (RP) about the genesis of the group, their style of music and hopes for the future.

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The 2015 Midwinter Candlelit Concert

After a sell out show last year, local choir, Vocal Explosion, are back with a Candlelit Concert to warm our cockles and get us into the festive spirit. HOT’s Zoya Mathison finds out more.

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Edd prepares to launch Rosetta mission music

Young Hastings musician and composer Edd Blakeley has finished a full suite of original orchestral music dedicated to the European Space Agency’s Rosetta comet mission. The launch party is being held this weekend in Hastings.

Posted 10:03 Wednesday, Nov 11, 2015 In: Music & Sound Tags: , , ,
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Garry Blakeley interview

Garry Blakeley has been described as a magical master fiddler, and local treasure – Sean O’ Shea talks with him about his journey in music and his views on the future of folk.

Posted 11:19 Tuesday, May 13, 2014 In: SOS Tags: , , , , , ,
The Tabs at the Royal Victoria Hotel

The Tabs – four superb musicians, one thrilling sound

Lucky for some – the crowd who squeezed into the Burton Room at the Royal Victoria Hotel in St Leonards for the Tabs Reunion Gig on Friday 13 December were treated to an early Christmas present

Posted 18:14 Saturday, Dec 14, 2013 In: Music & Sound Tags: , , , , ,
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Garry Blakeley, Magical Master Fiddler at the Stables Theatre

Review of Garry Blakeley’s show ‘Celebrate’ at the Stables Theatre, Hastings on April 26th.

Posted 21:29 Monday, Apr 29, 2013 In: Music & Sound Tags: , , , ,
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