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Summer Gig Guide

Summer is here and if you like nothing more than enjoying a pint whilst watching a band play on a warm summer's evening, then you're in for a treat on The Suffolk Coast!

Check out our summer gig guide for where and when you can catch some live music.


1th August - Counterfeit Brits

Playing at the Lady of the Lake, Lowestoft at 10pm. Style of music - Britpop.

Free entry.

12th August - The Mersey Legends

Playing at Felixstowe Beach Holiday Park at 9pm. Style of music - 60s covers.

Free entry.


12th August - Rawkas

Playing at the Lady of the Lake, Lowestoft at 10pm. Style of music - rock.

Free entry.


12th August - AC/Dizzy

Playing at the Gardeners Arms, Ipswich at 9pm. Style of music - Tribute band.

Free entry.


12th August - Lil Chris and Ellie Savage Celebration Day.

Bands and musicians come together to celebrate the lives of local singers Chris Hardman and Ellie Savage at The Flying Dutchman, Oulton Broad Lowestoft.

Free entry, donations welcomed. 


12th August - Beccles Harvest Moon Festival 

A free family, music festival taking place at Beccles Quay. Acts include El Gatos Men, Maisie Walsh.

For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/HarvestMoonBeccles/


18th August - Viktori

Playing at the Lady of the Lake, Lowestoft at 10pm. Style of music - Rock.

Free entry.


18th - 20th August - FolkEast

Suffolk's premier folk festival takes place in the stunning surroundings of Glemham Hall. Headline acts include Sam Kelly and the Lostboys, Jon Boden, The Young'Uns, Martin Simpson and The Willows plus many more! 

For more information and to buy tickets, visit http://folkeast.co.uk/


19th August - Itchy Fingers

Playing at The George and Dragon, Long Melford at 9pm.

Free entry.


25th - 27th August - Maui Waui Festival of International Music

Taking place at Peakhill Farm, Theberton, the 2 day festival features a jam-packed schedule of music, performance and art with acts including Dutty Moonshine Big Band, Dreadzone, Urban Voodoo Machine, Cut Capers, Bloodshake Chorus, Mr Tea and the Minions and Delta Beltas plus many more.

For more information and to buy tickets, visit http://www.mauiwauievents.co.uk


1st - 3rd September - BNatural Festival

Set in the pretty village of Bildeston, the festival includes a 2 day line up of local bands, food and drink stalls and children's entertainment.

For more information visit http://bnatural.bildeston.org/


16th September - Goldie Lookin Chain

Playing at The Aquarium in Lowestoft, the rapper/comedian takes to  the stage at 9pm.

Tickets are £16.50 and can be bought at http://www.aquariumlive.co.uk

Things to see and do

Claremont Pier Leisure and Family Entertainment Centre

Claremont Pier Leisure and Family Entertainment Centre

Claremont Pier Leisure and Family Entertainment Centre is situated in between Lowestoft's Award winning beaches in South Lowestoft. 

It's a hive of activity and entertainment, from traditional fruit machines and video games, to roller skating, fantastic live music, perfect party venue, great fish and chips and fabulous brasserie dining with the best sea views in town!

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Events

FolkEast

FolkEast

Woodbridge | Fri 18th - Sun 20th Aug 2017

FolkEast returns to Glemham Hall proving why it’s nothing like other music festivals. Full of heart and good humour, this independent 3 day festival features world class folk across 5 stages whilst celebrating Suffolk in all its glory 2017 line up includes Jon Boden, Lau, The Young’uns, Dhol Foundation & Martin Carthy.

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Maui Waui Festival

Maui Waui Festival

Saxmundham | Fri 25th - Sun 27th Aug 2017

Maui Waui is a 3 day festival of international music, performance and arts. 

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Beccles Harvest Moon Music Festival

Beccles Harvest Moon Music Festival

Beccles | Sat 12th Aug 2017

Showcasing new musical talent along with professional musicians, suiting all ages. Situated at Beccles Quay you'll find lots of things to do from noon till dusk. 

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A Night at the Opera with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

A Night at the Opera with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Lowestoft | Fri 01st Sep 2017

Join the Orchestra for what promises to be a sensational night of passion and drama from the world of opera at The Marina Theatre, Lowestoft.

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