Music News


The world’s longest running Abba tribute show, Thank You for the Music, will be at Cambridge Corn Exchange on Saturday, April 22.

Uncle Funk and the Boogie Wonderband will be at Rhodes Arts Centre on Saturday, April 1 for a night of glittering disco and foolery on April Fool’s Day.

A weekend music festival featuring the celebrated violinist Nicola Benedetti called The Nicola Benedetti Strings Festival will be at Saffron Hall on May 6 and 7.


The European Chamber Orchestra returns to Cambridge Corn Exchange on Thursday, April 6 with cellist Guy Johnston to pay Mozart’s Serenade in D, K185, Haydn’s Cello Concerto No 1 in C and Tchaikovsky’s Serenade for Strings.

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The band OnSweet will be playing at 2Eddies restaurant in Dunmow on Saturday, April 1.

Sir Willard White was born in Jamaica and trained at the Jamaican School of Music. On a visit to Jamaica, Evelyn Rothwell, wife of conductor Sir John Barbirolli, heard him sing and suggested that he study in London.


All or Nothing, the Mod musical set to the music of The Small Faces telling the bittersweet story of T Kenney Jones, Ian McLagan, Ronnie Lane and Steve Marriot will be at Chelmsford Civic Theatre from March 29 to April 1.

Cambridge was treated to an evening with the superlative Philharmonia Orchestra at The Corn Exchange on Saturday, March 4.


Jazz concerts hosted by singer-songwriter Joanna Eden will be part of new regular, live music sessions at Fairycroft Arts Centre in Saffron Walden.

Joanna Eden

A piece of music specially commissioned to remember a teenager who drowned will be part of a concert by Saffron Walden Choral Society on Saturday, March 25 at Saffron Hall.

Janet Wheeler

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