Live music courtesy of Kansas Smitty’s Backyard BBQ party

10:57am Thursday 17th April 2014

Live music and barbecued food aplenty at this backyard party.

Jazz at The Bell

1:00pm Friday 11th April 2014

Live jazz and grooves featuring some of London's finest jazz musicians.

What's Cookin' presents: Morton Valance/Tout

10:40am Friday 11th April 2014

Morton Valance and Tour are playing Leytonstone's Ex-Servicement's Club.

New show tells tragic story of Codebreaker Alan Turing who committed suicide after being convicted for being gay

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Hertfordshire Chorus

4:56pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

Muswell Hill’s David Temple, musical director of Hertfordshire Chorus, admits that like many he was in the dark about Turing’s story

The Fabulous Feedback Band among acts set to perform at Music in Wanstead Park festival

4:46pm Thursday 10th April 2014

Details for this year's Music in Wanstead Park have been announced.

Rabbit Rabbit Rabbit - Chas and Dave to play Royal Albert Hall

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Chas and Dave are coming to the Royal Albert Hall

5:30pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

The legendary duo will mark 50 years since they first met by bringing their unique brand of London-based music to London’s most iconic venue.

Katy B, Nas and Chase & Status to perform at Lovebox

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Katy B is set to perform at Lovebox  in Victoria Park

3:31pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

There's a stellar, genre-blurring line-up planned for Lovebox

Pixies, Metronomy and Neneh Cherry among acts at music festival

4:00pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

Pixies, Metronomy, Thurston Moore, The Horrors, and Neneh Cherry are among the acts set to perform at this year’s Field Day.

Preparations in full swing for Walthamstow's Big Weekender

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Members of Forest Philharmonic rehearsing ahead of concert at Walthamstow Assembly Hall in 2013.

1:50pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

Opens Friday, July 25 with a screening of Alfred Hitchcock’s 1926 silent film Blackmail, accompanied by Forest Philharmonic at the Walthamstow Assembly Hall.

Get in the mood for salsa

11:50am Wednesday 2nd April 2014

Having built an impressive reputation as one of the world’s most exciting celebrations of Latin music, La Linea has yet again secured a top-notch bill featuring everything from salsa to tango to jazz to Brazilian hip hop.

Festival fever is hotting up

11:20am Wednesday 2nd April 2014

London’s intimate live music festival will play host to a typically eclectic and impressive array of headline artists alongside hotly tipped acts for its annual Summer Series.

Get into the groove

10:55am Wednesday 2nd April 2014

Voguing? Yoga? Voga?! Yes, this is an actual thing.

Lily Allen announces gig in Shepherd's Bush

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Lily Allen announces gig in Shepherd's Bush

3:42pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

Tickets go on sale on Friday, April 4 at 9am

Snapshot Songs

11:20am Monday 31st March 2014

A new ground-breaking song-cycle celebrating London’s zeitgeist will premiere, featuring 70 singers, 15 drummers, the London Schools Symphony Orchestra, and soloists and spoken word artists from across the capital.

Dave Davies: 'The Kinks? We're going to do something'

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Dave Davies by Ian Heath

12:33pm Wednesday 12th March 2014

It wasn’t too long ago that Dave Davies rubbished any idea of The Kinks reforming – particularly given what happened on his 50th birthday.

Oestre

2:50pm Thursday 20th March 2014

Celebrating the Spring Equinox through music and words.

Los Otros at The Vic

12:00pm Tuesday 18th March 2014

Enjoy the mellow sounds of jazz standards with Los Otros.

Heavenly Queen

4:00pm Sunday 16th March 2014

For their spring concert, chamber choir Felicitas will present A Heavenly Queen, featuring a selection of contrasting choral works from three different centuries.

What’s Cookin’: The Green Rock River Band/Serious Sam Barrett

9:50am Sunday 16th March 2014

Music hall, Americana, folk and jazz from Green Rock River Band. Country folk blues from Serious Sam Barrett.

Jazz at the Bell

12:50pm Saturday 15th March 2014

Live jazz and grooves featuring some of London’s finest jazz musicians.

Faustus

11:50am Saturday 15th March 2014

Music from this folk supergroup consisting of Benji Kirkpatrick, Saul Rose and Paul Sartin.

Damaged Goods, Linda Em and NtT

2:50pm Friday 14th March 2014

Melodic soft rock duo Damaged Goods will play original songs with great harmony vocals, while Linda Em performs songs influenced by rock’n’roll rhythms, 60’s blues and folk that pay homage to her Celtic roots.

What’s Cookin’: Florence Joelle/Davey James

10:40am Friday 14th March 2014

Blues merged with gypsy jazz exotica and sprinkled with a hint of rockabilly.

17 Blues Club

10:30am Friday 14th March 2014

Blues, blues, psychedelic blues.

Open Mic Night

10:20am Friday 14th March 2014

Local and talented performers showcase their abilities.

Joe thanks X Factor

3:10pm Thursday 13th March 2014

HE only reached public consciousness four years ago, but Joe McElderry (below) has already had a winding career.

Q&A with Palmers Green songstress Maria Evangelou

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The girl got style

12:45pm Thursday 6th March 2014

The singer will be performing at the Dugdale Centre next week

Andy Abraham is bringing his X Factor back to Edmonton

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Andy Abraham is bringing his X Factor back to Edmonton

11:52am Thursday 6th March 2014

The former Edmonton College student says music is still his passion

Cherri Prince from Hornsey talks about battling it out in The Voice

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Cherri takes to the stage

10:37am Thursday 6th March 2014

The singer grabbed the last spot in the blind auditions wither her jazzy rendition of Stop

Has Lucie Marie Closier got what it takes to win The Voice?

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Has Lucie Marie Closier got what it takes to win The Voice?

5:10pm Thursday 27th February 2014

She impressed judges on Saturday night's The Voice. As Lucie Marie Closier prepares to go head-to-head in the battles stage, she speaks with Amie Mulderrig

Has Jamie Lovatt got The Voice to win?

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Jamie Lovatt wowed judges on The Voice

4:10pm Thursday 27th February 2014

He wowed judges when he appeared on The Voice on Saturday evening. Amie Mulderrig speaks to Jamie Lovatt to find out just what makes him tick.

Marc Almond: 'What's it like to be me? Frustrating, often fulfilling, always exhausting'

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Marc Almond chats to Amie Mulderrig about his latest project The Tyburn Tree

1:05pm Monday 24th February 2014

Marc Almond chats to Amie Mulderrig about his latest project The Tyburn Tree, Jack the Ripper and the darker side of London.

Not just a Naughty Boy

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: It's the BRIT awards tonight and Watford's very own Naughty Boy aka Shahid Khan is up for not one, but two statues.

4:09pm Thursday 20th February 2014

He’s received tons of accolades and worked with some of the hottest names in music. Naughty Boy talks to Amie Mulderrig about his past, present and future.

De La Soul at O2 Shepherds Bush Empire

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Support campaign to update law

3:16pm Thursday 13th February 2014

Widely considered a hip-hop masterpiece, De La Soul’s debut album, 3 Feet High And Rising, was hailed as the future of the genre. A colourful burst of neo-psychedelic samples and playful wordplay, plus the trio’s trademark witty skits and lyrics, the album sounded like nothing else in hip-hop.

Q&A: Satellite Stories

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Support campaign to update law

3:05pm Thursday 13th February 2014

Having taken the blogosphere by storm in 2013 and drawing comparisons to the popular Two Door Cinema Club, 2014 should be Finnish indie outfit Satellite Stories’ year. The band drops in for a chat with Amie Mulderrig about crazy, half naked fans, personal trainers and Scandinavian indie pop made for dancing.

Folk band Echo Trails release debut album in Haringey

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Echo Trails

10:56am Thursday 6th February 2014

They met as students in Cambridge and are now hoping to make it big in the city

Prince announces live shows in London

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Support campaign to update law

12:16pm Monday 3rd February 2014

Prince Hit and Run tour announced

Freewheeling into the big time

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Support campaign to update law

12:03pm Monday 3rd February 2014

Bombay Bicycle Club are launching their latest album. Jamie MacColl talks to Amie Mulderrig about how the band got together and what the future holds

Southgate teen wins Open Mic UK competition

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Natalie Shay swept to victory in the national competition

5:15pm Thursday 23rd January 2014

Talented young singer Natalie Shay has won a recording contract

MOBO winner Lurine to perform on home turf

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Lurine Cato with her MOBO award

5:11pm Thursday 23rd January 2014

The Edmonton singer will be at Millfield Theatre next week

The Blackout lead singer talks about Ian Watkins' conviction and Lost Prophets break-up

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Gavin Butler (second from right) with his The Blackout bandmates

10:56am Thursday 16th January 2014

Gavin Butler and his band toured with Lost Prophets and says he was "gobsmacked" by revelations of Watkins' sexual abuse of children

Book it now: Ed Sheeran

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Ed Sheeran

9:29am Thursday 16th January 2014

The Grammy nominated, Ivor Novello and Brit award-winning singer songwriter Ed Sheeran tours with his new record.

What to see and do in 2014

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Stephen K Amos is making his fourth visit to Swindon later this month

9:27am Thursday 16th January 2014

Amie Mulderrig picks out some of the best shows in London and the local area

Enfield singer S.E.L teams up with Fugi Roc

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: SEL and Fugi Roc

10:47am Tuesday 7th January 2014

Enfield-born singer Emma Louise Bucknor has released new single Dangerous

Showbiz quiz of the year 2013 - answers

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Daniel Day-Lewis in Lincoln

11:00am Wednesday 1st January 2014

Showbiz quiz of the year 2013 - answers

Showbiz quiz of the year 2013 - questions

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Hampshire home hunt: Johnny Depp

9:50am Monday 30th December 2013

Test you knowledge of all things entertainment

Beyoncé: The Mrs Carter Show

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: SHOWBIZ Beyonce 091324.jpg

10:50am Thursday 26th December 2013

Beyoncé: The Mrs Carter Show

Wilko Johnson at Oceana*****

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: What's On module top link image

11:51am Friday 20th December 2013

On stage bassist Norman Watt-Roy points out to Wilko Johnson that he is standing under a sign reading Final Tour. Wilko just shrugs and gets on with it, business as usual. Guitarist and singer-songwriter Wilko Johnson, who was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer just before Christmas last year, has chosen to look death in the eye on his farewell tour, which called in at Oceana last Tuesday night.The 820-strong audience were suitably readied by fellow Essex rockers Eddie & the Hot Rods and south London bluesmen Nine Below Zero for what was the first in a series of new live band nights – Watford Live – at the nightclub.

Enfield DJ is new head resident at Pacha London

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Richard Murray

10:17am Thursday 19th December 2013

Enfield DJ Richard Murray is back behind the decks after taking over as head resident at Pacha London

Farewell JLS

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: JLS farewell tour at the BIC. Picture: www.rockstarimages.co.uk.

8:43am Thursday 19th December 2013

Farewell JLS



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