Surrey Comet: Vibe Theatre

Emotional journey with Eva Cassidy music show

Surrey Comet:

5:00am Monday 22nd September 2014

A concert featuring the music of Eva Cassidy performed by a former Hollyoaks star is coming to Croydon next month, writes Harry Howes.

Cracking weekend coming up at the Half Moon

Surrey Comet:

3:00am Sunday 21st September 2014

A bumper weekend of live music will see an eclectic range of genres coming together for two invigorating sessions.

Interview: Woman's Hour talk regret, radio and golf buggies ahead of biggest ever headline show

Surrey Comet:

4:39pm Friday 19th September 2014

Kendal-bred, London-dwelling Woman's Hour rising stock sees them headline their biggest show to date next week.

Saxophonist bringing his superlative sounds to Teddington

Surrey Comet:

3:00am Sunday 14th September 2014

Award-winning alto-saxophonist and MC Soweto Kinch brings his exciting stage show to Teddington later this month.

Soul-singing magic at the Half Moon this weekend

Surrey Comet:

4:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

The soulful sounds of Motown legend Aretha Franklin will be recreated by another acclaimed songstress.

Tunes of New York coming to Crawdaddy Club

Surrey Comet:

2:00am Friday 12th September 2014

The unique sounds of rock, blues, funk and soul will be brought to the Crawdaddy Club Richmond.

Sacred music going a capella at Hampton Court Palace

Surrey Comet:

2:10am Thursday 11th September 2014

An a capella recital of sacred music performed by choral singers filled Hampton Court Palace.

Richmond Theatre welcomes Rat Pack of opera for Holly Lodge Centre fundraiser

Surrey Comet:

3:00am Saturday 6th September 2014

The Rat Pack of opera will perform a special concert in aid of Richmond Park’s Holly Lodge Centre.

Bull's Head hosts tribute to Mark Murphy this weekend

Surrey Comet:

3:00am Saturday 6th September 2014

The genius of pioneering singer Mark Murphy will be celebrated in a special concert this month.

Get your tickets for Dizzee Rascal at Kempton this weekend

Surrey Comet:

1:33pm Friday 5th September 2014

Dizzee Rascal performs live after a day of racing at the Kempton Park this weekend.

All Star Big Band launch Twickenham Jazz Club's autumn season tonight

Surrey Comet:

3:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

The rousing sound of saxophonist Kelvin Christiane and his All Star Big Band launch Twickenham Jazz Club’s autumn season this September at Twickenham’s Bloomsbury pub.

Original material: The Voice runner-up coming to TwickFolk

Surrey Comet:

8:12am Monday 1st September 2014

Bringing Sir Tom Jones to tears on BBC1’s The Voice and getting a rapturous reception performing with band The Poozies at the Edinburgh Fringe, it has been a whirlwind year for singer-songwriter Sally Barker, who brings her unique voice to TwickFolk festival this year.

X Factor's Marcus Collins is bringing solo tour to Croydon

Surrey Comet:

5:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

X Factor runner up Marcus Collins is bringing his first solo UK tour to Croydon, writes Charlotte Veryard.

Rockers raring to shake things up in Putney

Surrey Comet:

3:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

The Half Moon in Putney will have its fair share of musicians visiting its doors this autumn.

Deluxe crew ready for appearance at Eel Pie Club

Surrey Comet:

2:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Three guitar greats who have shared the stage with the likes of Eric Clapton, Mick Jagger, Van Morrison and Earl Green will riff their way to the Eel Pie Club this September.

Musician back on home ground to celebrate 30 years in the biz

Surrey Comet:

3:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

A Putney-born-and-bred musician is celebrating his 30-year career on home turf.

Garden gig with crooning duo raising money for charity

Surrey Comet:

3:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

A garden in Twickenham will be transformed into a music venue for one day only to raise funds for a national music charity.

Gerry and the Pacemakers striking gold on Sixties tour

Surrey Comet: Gerry Marsden and his band

6:00am Friday 8th August 2014

The evergreen Gerry Marsden will not be walking alone when he returns to Croydon as part of an impressive line-up of stars in the Sixties Gold Tour, writes Adriaan Berfelo.

Blues man brings his sounds from Louisiana to the Half Moon, Putney

Surrey Comet:

3:00am Saturday 2nd August 2014

A young up-and-coming guitarist is bringing his own brand of the blues to the borough.

Former Specials star Neville Staple to headline 2014 Kingston Carnival

Surrey Comet: Neville Staple

5:00am Friday 1st August 2014

The Original Rude Boy and ska musician Neville Staple will headline this year’s Kingston Carnival.

Captain Sensible's seat is pride of South Norwood

Surrey Comet:

12:53pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

Benches are usually put up in memory of dead people but in South Norwood they had a different sensible idea for a patch of wasteland.

Extraordinary harpist coming to Eel Pie Club in August

Surrey Comet:

2:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

Alice Cooper described Billyboy Miskimmin as the best harp play he had heard since Paul Butterfield.

Live music to celebrate Wandle Park restoration

Surrey Comet:

5:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

Free live music performed by artists from across south London, alongside a touch of Shakespeare and poetry readings, will be staged today.

Jazz festival returns with more on offer than ever before

Surrey Comet:

2:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

A one-day jazz festival returns to the borough with a bebop and a bang next month.

Indie rockers Tellison back in Kingston for All Saints Church gig

Surrey Comet:

5:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

Sarah Howden talks to singer and guitarist Stephen H Davidson about Kingston, Banquet Records and playing historic Grade I listed churches.

Former Busted and Fightstar frontman Charlie Simpson back in Kingston for intimate acoustic gig

Surrey Comet:

1:40pm Friday 25th July 2014

The former Busted and Fightstar singer returns to Kingston next month, ahead of the release of his second solo album.

One Direction boys perform at primary school - sort of

Surrey Comet:

7:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Youngsters were the envy of children across the world when One Direction performed at their school – well, kind of.

Opera singing helps Hersham mark World War One anniversary

Surrey Comet:

2:00am Friday 18th July 2014

The sounds of opera will travel through Hersham as a special concert marks the anniversary of the start of the First World War.

The Carnabys lead the way with musical fun at Strawberry Hill House

Surrey Comet:

2:00am Friday 18th July 2014

Families can enjoy a day filled with fun and music in the picturesque setting of Strawberry Hill House.

Joni Mitchell's wonderful soul music explored

Surrey Comet:

2:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

Joni Mitchell fans are in for a treat this month.

Magical and sometimes mythical Bill Bailey performing at Kew Gardens

Surrey Comet:

3:00am Saturday 12th July 2014

Kew Gardens would seem the perfect setting for a performer who has a carnivorous plant named after them.

Fab Friday: Blues man getting his rock on ahead of Fab festival

Surrey Comet:

10:07am Friday 11th July 2014

A veteran blues performer who is no stranger to the Richmond music scene hopes to wow crowds with his new rock style this summer.

Francis Rossi ready to rock Sandown - but why do people still dig the Quo?

Surrey Comet:

2:40am Tuesday 8th July 2014

Veteran rocker Francis Rossi confessed his fandom for American pop star Taylor Swift ahead of Status Quo's Sandown Park show next week.

Fab Friday: Band with a soft spot for real ale rather happy to play Fab festival

Surrey Comet: Absolutely Fab-ulous: The festival comes to Old Deer Park

10:30am Friday 4th July 2014

For a real ale-loving band, the Richmond Food and Beer (Fab) Festival will provide the perfect platform to sample some top tipples as they provide a spectacle for the audience.

Popular Music in Nork Park festival returns

Surrey Comet:

2:20am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

While away a Summer Sunday afternoon with entertainment galore at a popular music festival.

All-Star lineup honours Art Wood, brother of Ronnie

Surrey Comet:

2:00am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

The annual Eel Pie All-Stars rhythm and blues night returns to Twickenham next week, raising funds for the Prostate Cancer Charity.

Sounds of Pink Floyd to come to Epsom Playhouse

Surrey Comet:

4:00am Tuesday 1st July 2014

For a psychedelic evening courtesy of the sounds of a British rock institution don’t miss The Wall of Floyd at Epsom Playhouse.

Elmbridge Big Band to perform at Molesey Amateur Regatta

Surrey Comet: All that jazz: Elmbridge Big Band will perform at Molesey Amateur Regatta

10:00am Monday 30th June 2014

The sounds of jazz and big band will fill Hurst Park as rowers make their way along the Thames at Molesey Amateur Regatta.

Children on the trail of operatic brilliance

Surrey Comet: It's big enough for everyone

5:00am Sunday 29th June 2014

The classic tale of Hansel and Gretel will be brought to life in Putney next month.

New album showcased at Twickfolk next month

Surrey Comet: Luke Jackson: Back with a new album

3:00am Sunday 29th June 2014

Luke Jackson follows the success of his debut album, More Than Boys, with his latest stripped back effort, which will be showcased at Twickfolk.

Hard rockers The Carnabys release debut single

Surrey Comet: Applauded: The Carnabys are on their way

2:00am Thursday 26th June 2014

Twickenham band The Carnabys have released their debut single this week, as the four-piece plan an album for autumn.

Burhill Golf Club entertains with first music festival

Surrey Comet: High finish: John Salako at Burhill

2:00am Wednesday 25th June 2014

The sounds of Elvis and American motown will come to Hersham this summer as Burhill Golf Club hosts its first musical festival.

Teddington Choral Society singing from the American Songbook this weekend

Surrey Comet: Choral sounds: Teddington Choral Society

1:30am Wednesday 25th June 2014

Favourite numbers from the musicals, traditional tunes, jazz songs and top hits will all feature on the set list of the Teddington Choral Society’s next show.

Soul, blues and Latin grooves coming to the Bull's Head

Surrey Comet: Time to play: Salamander featuring Vicki Edwards

9:51am Tuesday 24th June 2014

A swinging six-piece will deliver an exciting mix of retro 60s and 70s soul and blues and Latin grooves this summer.

King of Pop comes to Epsom

Surrey Comet: Jackson Forever will be performed at the Epsom Playhouse

5:00am Sunday 22nd June 2014

Europe’s No.1 Michael Jackson tribute act is to perform at Epsom Playhouse.

Harrison Ford co-star Tim Grimm bringing traditional country tunes to Twickfolk

Surrey Comet: Tim Grimm: The best of Americana

2:00am Sunday 22nd June 2014

Despite having acted alongside Harrison Ford, Tim Grimm comes to Twickfolk this month to play his traditional country tunes.

Songwriter Gerry Goffin dies at 75

Surrey Comet: Lyricist Gerry Goffin has died at his Los Angeles home

4:01am Friday 20th June 2014

Gerry Goffin, the prolific lyricist who with then-wife and songwriting partner Carole King wrote hits such as Will You Love Me Tomorrow, (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman and The Loco-Motion, has died at 75.

Walton Voices singing to commemorate World War One

Surrey Comet: Walton Voices: Singing to remember

2:00am Wednesday 18th June 2014

A concert commemorating the centenary of the First World War is being held by a community choir in Walton.

Bill Wyman getting ready to rock the Rose

Surrey Comet: No moss: Bill Wyman is back with a brand new sound

3:00am Monday 16th June 2014

Legendary rocker Bill Wyman will be Rolling into Kingston next month, accompanied by his new band of musical virtuoso.

BBC Young Musician of the Year to perform at music festival

Surrey Comet: A Most Beloved Melody: Piano recital of favourite songs from 1790-1850

5:00am Sunday 15th June 2014

A BBC Young Musician of the Year Piano Finalist will perform a recital at the St Martin of Tours summer music festival.






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