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Sunday, February 18, 2018

in2 Interview: Jimmy Osmond’s tribute to Andy Williams

A legend remembered JIMMY Osmond credits legendary crooner Andy Williams as having been a dear friend. “He stuck his neck out for us. Andy put us on the equivalent of a Britain’s Got Talent -...

in2 Music: Calum Scott

A global music sensation IT'S been an incredible rise to fame for Calum Scott. The singer-songwriter from Hull garnered world-wide attention when he appeared on Britain’s Got Talent in 2015. “Britain’s Got Talent gave me that...
U2

in2 Music: U2 – Music with passion and purpose

FROM the beginning, Irish rock band U2 were marked out by their drive and ambition, forming as a band “before they could play”. Bono, The Edge, Larry Mullen and Adam Clayton met at Mount...
All Or Nothing cast

in2 Interview: Carol Harrison’s Mod Musical All Or Nothing

Encapsulating all that's Mod FROM starring in cult film Quadrophenia to working with the legendary playwright Arthur Miller and in latter years a role in EastEnders (as Louise Raymond Grant Mitchell’s mother-in-law) and other popular...
Joseph J Jones

in2 Music: A new wave of soul

HIS stage presence and look is reminiscent of a modern day Johnny Cash but Joseph J Jones is very much here and now. The 25-year old from Hornchurch, Essex, has already supported the likes of...
tokio myers

in2 Music: Modern day Mozart

HE wowed the judges of Britain’s Got Talent winning this year’s show and scooping the £250,000 prize. Now Torville Jones, better known by his stage name Tokio Myers is preparing to perform in front...
Matt Terry

in2 Interview: Pop star with the X Factor

DESPITE the Saturday night ratings for X Factor flagging compared to those of Strictly, there’s still plenty to credit the show for - including being the stratospheric launch pad for artists such as ID,...

in2 Music: Strictly marvellous

ONE of the nation’s best-loved stars, celebrated ballroom dancer of Strictly Come Dancing, Anton Du Beke releases his much-anticipated debut album From The Top on November 24th. “I’ve been singing for almost as long as...

in2 Interview: Paloma’s musical rebirth

Chart-topping return for a unique artist BECOMING a parent is just about the biggest event in anyone’s lives, bringing with it a raft of challenges and unforeseen scenarios that potentially pose the sternest of tests. For...

in2 Music: Totally Tina

Simply the Best Voted the UK Official 2017 tribute to Ms Tina Turner, Liverpudlian singer Justine Riddoch does the legendary singer proud. Looking and sounding like the real thing, Justine and her live band perform as...
Zara Larsson

Zara Larsson review

Zara stands out as a global superstar of the future There’s a new kid on the block who’s causing a storm in the pop world. She’s Swedish and her name is Zara Larsson. She recently appeared...

in2 Music: Jazz Quartet on key

Dave O’Higgins Quartet Saxophonist Dave O’Higgins is one of the the most prolific contemporary jazz musicians in the UK, with 19 albums released since 1993. Much of the material has been original compositions and arrangements,...

in2 Music: Maddy Prior Queen of Folk

MADDY Prior at Cramphorn Theatre MADDY Prior has built her career on exploring various musical avenues. Renowned as the instantly recognisable vocalist of Steeleye Span, Maddy’s latest album ‘3 For Joy’ is no exception, a...

in2 Music: Synth-pop pioneers

OMD (Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark) return with their dazzling 13th studio album ‘The Punishment of Luxury’ which sees them combine the wistful nostalgia and idealised romance of their previous work. The follow up to...

in2 Music: Wille and The Bandits

A BAND that are taking Rock music into the next chapter - Wille and The Bandits. Wille and The Bandits go further than is expected of a band operating in the Rock arena, they are...

in2 Music: Jools and Jose – musical legends on tour

MUSIC maestro Jools Holland has announced a collaborative album with Latin musician José Feliciano. ‘As You See Me Now’ will be released on 17 November through East West Records. The 14-track album includes iconic covers...

in2 Music: X Factor star continues to rise

REBECCA Ferguson who wowed us on the seventh series of the X Factor with her soulful, raspy tones announces a new UK tour. Since coming runner up in the show in 2010 Rebecca’s music career...

in2 Theatre – A musical journey back to the Sixties

FOLLOWING a sold-out performance last year, Let’s Hang On returns to the Towngate Theatre on Saturday 9 September. This award-winning production, endorsed by Frankie Valli himself, celebrates the music of one of popular music’s most...

in2 Theatre: Indulge in 1920s Glamour

THIS Sunday (10 September) audiences can transport themselves to the glitz and glamour of the 1920s with Michael Law’s Piccadilly Dance Orchestra - You’re the Top, when they swing by the Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch. Join...

in2 Interview: A Raye of sunshine comes to V Festival

FOR many, the roads around Hylands Park Estate this weekend will come to a standstill, but for festival goers heading to V, standing still just isn’t an option! With some of the music industry’s most...

in2 Music: Eliza and the Bear – A whole new vibe

ELIZA and the Bear are four guys originally from Romford - James Kellegher, Callie Noakes, Martin Dukelow and Chris Brand. Formed in 2011 following various stints in different bands they finally came together, signed by...

in2 Music: Chaka Khan comes to the Cliffs

CHAKA Khan - an international music icon who has influenced multiple generations of artists and continues to do so. From the moment she burst onto the music scene in the 1970s as the 18-year-old lead singer...

in2 Interview – Jack Savoretti the comeback kid with a passion for songwriting

WITH his unmistakable raspy tones and dark and brooding good looks, singer-songwriter Jack Savoretti has struck a chord with many. A Londoner of Italian descent now living in Oxfordshire, he has released five studio albums including...

in2 Theatre: The Addams Family Musical Comedy at the Cliffs Pavilion

Review by Charlotte Civil THEY'RE creepy, they’re most definitely kooky but the entire cast of The Addams Family faultlessly commanded the stage of The Cliffs Pavilion this week. The musical comedy arrived in Southend for the Essex...

in2 Music: Carly Paoli – an English rose with Italian roots, singing her dreams

NOTTINGHAMSHIRE-born classical singer Carly Paoli will release her highly-anticipated debut album ‘Singing My Dreams’ on 30 June. Featuring a rare duet with José Carreras (the iconic En Aranjuez Con Tu Amor), the album is...

in2 Theatre: Footloose The Musical review by Tanya Mancini

Footloose The Musical review by Tanya Mancini Footloose and fancy free… I SUSPECT not many words are needed when describing Footloose The Musical, an adaptation of the hit 80’s film. But, what makes the musical stand out...

in2 Theatre: Unleash the Flamenco

‘GITANO’, starring Flamenco dancer Jairo Barrull, hits the Civic Theatre’s stage on Saturday 27 May. Jairo Barrull was born in Seville. His father is legendary dancer, Ramon Barrull, and Jairo started dancing under his father’s...

in2 Music: The Carpenters Story – Phenomenal voices and great musicianship guaranteed

THE Carpenters Story is a highly acclaimed concert-style production celebrating the music of one of the most successful pop duos in music history, Richard and Karen Carpenter. First created back in 1986 by its founder...

in2 Music: Legendary singer-songwriter Justin Hayward at the Cliffs

JUSTIN Hayward is back on the road as he takes his The Wind of Heaven tour around the UK later this year in support of his latest album release ‘All The Way.’ Renowned for having one...

in2 Theatre: Review of The Commitments at Cliffs Pavilion

BASED on the novel by Roddy Doyle, The Commitments was turned into a successful film in 1991. It was then transformed into a successful West End stage production in 2013. Now it’s gone on...