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Singing the blues for St Patrick’s Day

Singing the blues for St Patrick’s Day

Sunday, March 26, 2017

MUSICAL duo Laurie McVay and Steve Parkes brought their own selection of blues and soul to Dimbola Lodge, Freshwater Bay, to celebrate St Patrick’s Day last Friday.

Prize-winning pianist in afternoon recital

Prize-winning pianist in afternoon recital

Saturday, March 25, 2017

A WINNER at the IW Music, Dance and Drama Festival, pianist Francesca McLinden, will give a recital in Ventnor.

Date with Decibels

Friday, March 24, 2017

VENTNOR Winter Gardens will host three of the Island’s best bands in an evening of Decade of Decibels.

Its blues with a touch of Jamacia

Its blues with a touch of Jamacia

Monday, March 20, 2017

AWARD-winning bluesman Errol Linton and his band will return to the Island this month for a gig at Quay Arts, Newport.

Islanders are given a Voice

Sunday, March 19, 2017

ISLANDERS with a passion for singing can show off their talents when The Voice auditions come to the IW.

Bands in the spotlight

Bands in the spotlight

Saturday, March 18, 2017

THE best of local talent was showcased at Chalkpit Records’ first gig of the year.

Jason Donovan heading to Shanklin Theatre

Jason Donovan heading to Shanklin Theatre

Friday, March 17, 2017

POP, West End musicals and soap star Jason Donovan — already one of the headliners at this summer’s Jack Up the 80s festival — will be returning to the Isle of Wight in the autumn as part of a 34-date UK tour.

March of the Mods returns to Ryde in aid of the Teenage Cancer Trust

March of the Mods returns to Ryde in aid of the Teenage Cancer Trust

Friday, March 17, 2017

ONE OF the biggest scooter events on the Isle of Wight calendar — March of the Mods — returns to Ryde for a third outing, with live music all day at venues in the town.

Night out helps humour beat tumours

Night out helps humour beat tumours

Friday, March 17, 2017

MORE than £3,000 was raised at Humour 4 Tumours, a charity comedy night at Ryde Fire Station.

Evening planned in support of pride event

Evening planned in support of pride event

Monday, March 13, 2017

A RAINBOW gala dinner, featuring entertainment from international performers, will raise funds for the first Isle of Wight Pride event.

Brave Malala gave Medina College inspiration

Brave Malala gave Medina College inspiration

Sunday, March 12, 2017

NOBEL Peace Prize-winning human rights activist Malala Yousafzai was the inspiration for Medina College students, who performed a dance routine that depicted her amazing story in last week’s southern area heat of Rock Challenge.

Glastonbury stars make Isle of Wight debut

Glastonbury stars make Isle of Wight debut

Sunday, March 12, 2017

NINE Below Zero, who introduced a new eight-piece big band at Glastonbury, are set to make their Island debut.

Band march on to yet more success

Band march on to yet more success

Saturday, March 11, 2017

WIGHT Diamonds Marching Band came together for their annual awards evening to celebrate their 17th successful season.

Beer fest a return to roots

Beer fest a return to roots

Friday, March 10, 2017

QUAY Arts returned to its brewery warehouse roots by hosting a beer festival last weekend.

Omid on his way

Omid on his way

Monday, March 6, 2017

AWARD-winning comedian and actor Omid Djalili — best known for his stand-up performances — will be delighting fans on the Island as part of his latest nationwide tour.

Stars give preview of 2017 jazz weekend

Stars give preview of 2017 jazz weekend

Sunday, March 5, 2017

ISLAND jazz favourites Alan Barnes and Derek Nash provided top entertainment at the Royal Ocean Racing Club, Cowes, on Saturday, to support Newport Jazz Weekend.

Flying boats to a rocket in life story

Flying boats to a rocket in life story

Saturday, March 4, 2017

THE fascinating story of a man who worked at Saunders Roe and helped develop the Princess Flying Boats, The Black Knight Rocket and the hovercraft has been published.

There’s a chap-hop rumpus going on

There’s a chap-hop rumpus going on

Friday, March 3, 2017

THE ‘godfather of chap-hop’, Mr B, The Gentleman Rhymer, is showcasing his talents at Coburgs in Union Street, Ryde, next Friday, March 10.

Choir sings for church

Choir sings for church

Monday, February 27, 2017

THE Island’s popular Camerata Chamber Choir sang through the ages to help to raise funds for St Mildred’s Church, Whippingham.

Chalkpit Records host Quay Arts night

Chalkpit Records host Quay Arts night

Sunday, February 26, 2017

CHALKPIT Records will be hosting another live night of music at Quay Arts, Newport, next Friday, March 3.

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