2017 sees the 100th birthday of the ‘Forces Sweetheart’ Vera Lynn. This special show celebrating her life and work is the only official production to be endorsed by Dame Vera herself. Lorrie Brown and her orchestra will entertain you with their recreations of timeless classics, such as A Nightingale Sang in Berkley Square, The White Cliffs of Dover and, of course, We’ll Meet Again. The show also features a support act with a tribute to George Formby.
Darren Paige as Roy Orbison and Marc Robinson as Buddy Holly, backed by The Counterfeit Crickets, play all the hits from two iconic performers. Songs such as Pretty Woman, Running Scared, Rave On, Peggy Sue and Oh Boy. If you love your Rock ‘n’ Roll you’ll love this concert!
Cofunds and Tesco are getting together to promote an afternoon Tea Dance. Tickets are just £5 including an afternoon tea and entertainment provided by Jeff Short and his Musicians. The event is primarily aimed at Senior Citizens in the area but is open to anyone so whether you like to get up on the dance floor or prefer to sit back and just enjoy the music you are guaranteed an enjoyable afternoon.
A special matinee show featuring Jeff Short and his Musicians in a relaxing show with Dino’s greatest hits. Starting out as a double act with Jerry Lewis, through his recording career at Capitol and Reprise Records, to his NBC Television Variety Show, Dean Martin was one of the 20th century's greatest entertainers. Songs include Memories Are Made Of This, That's Amore and Everybody Loves Somebody Sometime.
Since forming in 2007, The Stones show has grown into a full-scale Rolling Stones concert, leaving audiences thrilled with their portrayal of the biggest rock & roll band in the world. Performing the music of the Rolling Stones faithfully and accurately, with the excitement audiences expect, including Satisfaction, Jumpin’ Jack Flash, Start Me Up, Honky Tonk Woman, Ruby Tuesday, Brown Sugar and lots of other great hit songs.
This band has been touring the Rock'n'Roll scene for nearly 20 years now, playing clubs and music events. They come with an edgy rockin' sound which will delight rock'n'roll fans, playing many of the standards and some self-penned material. This evening will be a true rockin' night.
Organised by Rosie Sims in memory of her grandfather who died in August 2016, this special charity event promises to be an evening full of music and entertainment. All profits will be going to support The Brain Tumour Charity.
The Essex legend that is Dr Feelgood come to the Public Hall! Formed on Canvey Island in the early 1970s, Dr Feelgood remains one of the most popular and exciting live rhythm and blues acts in the world. The current line up features Kevin Morris on drums and Phil Mitchell on bass (both 33 years), Steve Walwyn on guitar (26 years), and Robert Kane, formerly of the Animals, the most recent addition – joining in 1999.
Danny Owen and Scott Dee present a tribute to two British music legends in this spectacular show. They will be singing all the greatest hits from two long careers, including The Last Waltz, Release Me, Delilah and The Green Green Grass of Home. We are even promised some unique duets!
An afternoon trip down memory lane with Simply Swing. This 10 piece band will not only take you back in time musically but visually too. You will be treated to performances by three vocalists performing songs of Peggy Lee, Bobby Darin, Harry Connick Junior, Michael Bublé and of course ole Blue eyes himself, Frank Sinatra. You will also be treated to some fantastic band numbers from the likes of Benny Goodman, Count Basie and Glen Miller to name just a few.
Funky Voices, Essex and Suffolk’s largest modern community choir, are celebrating their 10th year by holding a charity concert in aid of Southview Special Needs School. Come along to listen to their recognised “wall of sound” as their perform their variation of hits from artists such as Billy Joel, Michael Jackson, Justin Timberlake, Stevie Wonder and many more.
Four days of beautiful music for the summer.
Check back regularly for the latest details of the programme and performers!
Thursday 13 - The Music of Friends
A classical programme of varying ensemble sizes from duet to chamber ensemble.
Performance starts at 8.00pm. Doors open 7.30pm
Friday 14 - Guilty Pleasures: An Evening of Arias and Song
A quartet of conservatoire trained singers present an evening of arias.
Performance starts at 7.30pm. Doors open 7.00pm
Saturday 15 - Gala Concert
A scratch orchestra presents well known classics including Beethoven’s Symphony No.5.
Performance starts at 7.30pm. Doors open 7.00pm
Sunday 16 - Je Suis Compositeur
A diverse mix of contemporary music from living composers.
Performance starts at 3.00pm. Doors open 2.30pm
Colourful 70s superstars Showaddywaddy are still on the road, playing over 100 gigs a year. So dig out your crepe-soled shoes and drape jacket and prepare to have the most fun imagineable! Tickets are already selling well with people travelling from all over the country (and beyond) so buy your tickets now, before they all go!
After last year’s sell-out concert we are delighted to be hosting the fantastic Blues Band again, this time for a pre-Christmas bash. Other blues groups come and go, but it takes something special to achieve the iconic prestige enjoyed by The Blues Band. Tickets are going to fly out of the door for this so get your order in early.