February is traditionally a bit of a quite time for entertainment – but there are still things going on that should relieve some of the grey days and long dark evenings.
On Saturday 3rd The Spa Pavilion present Vicky Jackson in Concert at 7.30pm
Vicky has been touring for over 15 years and is much in demand on the festival circuit for her amazing voice and repertoire of stars. The show will feature a cameo appearance from Amy Winehouse, followed by two rocking sets from Lady Gaga and Pink. Adults £22.00. Concessions £20.00. Box Office: 01394 284962.
On Sunday 4th Jazz East at The Alex present the Mike Gorman Trio with Mike Gorman (piano), Rob Palmer (double bass) and Josh Law (drums). From 8pm – Admission free.
On Saturday 10th Music in Felixstowe present The Prometheus Orchestra at Felixstowe Acadamy at 7.30pm with Conductor Edmund Fivet. Programme includes Boyce – Symphony no.5. Beethoven – Pastoral Symphony. Dvorak – Wind Serenade. Adults £15.00 (includes wine), children free. Tickets available from Stillwater Books Limited (Hamilton Road) or on 01394 670633.
Also on Saturday 10th the Spa presents Let the Music Play – a Celebration of Barry White at 7.30pm
William Hicks has performed as Barry for many years and tours with his own live orchestra and three piece female group The Supreme Dreamgirls with the intention to bring to you an experience as close to the real man and his music as possible. Adults £24.00. Concessions £22.00. Box Office: 01394 284962
On Wednesday 14th Music in Felixstowe present a Valentine’s Day Concert at The Orwell hotel 11.30am featuring the “Quartetto Familia” – Nicholas Ward and Rebecca Scott (violins), Robert Smissen and Graeme Scott (viola) and Harriet Bennett (cello). With a programme including Mozart – Quintet in C minor. Borodin – String Quartet no.2.
Admission £10.00. Children free. Advance booking recommended. Tickets available from Stillwater Books Limited (Hamilton Road) or on 01394 670633
From Wednesday 14th – Saturday 17th Trimley Saints Players present their panto Once Upon a Time at Trimley Memorial Hhall. Performances at 7.30pm each evening , plus Saturday matinee at 2.30pm. Tickets £8.00 (matinee £7.00). 01394 671119.
On Saturday 17th The Spa presents Walk Like a Man: The Sounds of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons at 7.30pm
This is the ultimate tribute show, produced by the West End’s very own ‘Jersey Boy’, Mark Halliday. Adults £24.00. Concessions £22.00. Box Office: 01394 284962.
On Sunday 18th Jazz East at The Alex present the Chris Allard Trio with Chris Allard (guitar) Rob Palmer (double bass) and Tom Jiggins (drums). From 8pm Admission free.
On Saturday 24th The Spa present Ring of Fire – The Johnny Cash Birthday Bash! At 7.30pm
A complete look at the life and music of the Man in Black, Rick McKay and his band perform all of the hits live and in the style intended for them. Jodie Mckay also stars as June Carter Cash. Adults £24.00. Concessions £22.00. Box Office: 01394 284962.
On Sunday 25th Jazz East at The Alex present the Zak Barrett Quartet
And from Tuesday 27th – Saturday 3rd March in The Orwell hotel at 7.30pm Black&White productions present Harrys Bar #9 When Hitch Met Hammer
Join the master of suspense for a ghoulish cabaret – the usual eclectic mix of drama, music and humour with a few ‘frights and bites’ thrown in. Tickets £14/£12 01394 279613 or Abbeygate Lighting