Events at The Apex
1 Charter Square, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP33 3FD
Tel: 01284 758000
Wed 28 Jan, 7.30pm
A rare chance to see these Motown legends
Fri 30 Jan, 7.30pm
Roy Orbison & Friends
Barry Steele presents his spectacular multi-media tribute to The Big O, featuring classic Orbison hits from the 60’s right through to the Late 80’s. Using both Original and film footage from the era, and backed by his fabulous 5 piece band, Barry Steele will bring the life and character of Roy Orbison back to the centre stage.
Sat 31 Jan, 7.30pm
East Anglia Chamber Orchestra
EAChO welcome back the Russian violinist, Maxim Kosinov, to play Sibelius Violin Concerto with them. Maxim played the Brahms last year which was received very well by the audience. The remainder of the programme comprises Mozart’s Don Giovanni overture and Brahms Symphony No 4
£20 (£16conc) £10 U18s
Sun 1 Feb, 2pm-8pm
Discover WW1 with War Horse
An afternoon of live music hall entertainment, poetry readings, theatrical performances and characters in period dress. Take afternoon tea, investigate exhibits, or swap stories of your family history with one another at our ‘Memory Share’. Spielberg’s War Horse talk & screening at 4:30pm.
£8 / £5 U15
Tue 3 Feb, 7.30pm
The Three Degrees
Known for their soulful voices, beautiful gowns, and fabulous stage shows and of course, for songs like When will I see you again, Dirty Ol’ Man & Take Good Care Of Yourself.
Thu 5 Feb, 8pm
Jo Harman and Company
Recently voted the 2014 ‘Female Vocalist of the Year’ at the British Blues Awards, Jo Harman is an original British singer-songwriter/bandleader whose work is broadly influenced by blues, gospel, soul, country, rock and other ‘roots’ styles of music.
Fri 6 Feb, 7.30pm
Sinatra Sequins and Swing – The Capitol Years Live!
Featuring the UK’s most impressive Swing vocalists and rousing world-class 15 piece Pete Long Orchestra and over 30 hits (inc Come Fly With Me, You Make Me Feel So Young, I’ve Got You Under My Skin, Fever, Diamonds Are A Girls Best Friend, They Can’t Take That Away From Me, Who Wants To Be A Millionaire…).
Sat 7 Feb, 7.30pm
Dominic Seldis & Wolsey Orchestra
A unique opportunity to hear Bury born Dominic Seldis, Solo Double Bass with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Amsterdam, in his Apex debut, with a superlative local amateur orchestra conducted by Ben Palmer, also originally from Bury.
Elgar Overture Froissart
Paganini ‘Moses’ Variations
Sibelius Symphony No.2
Sun 8 Feb, 8pm
Fat Cat Comedy Club
See www.fatcatcomedyclub.com for line-up.
Fri 13 Feb, 8pm
Ruby has released 17 albums and appeared on releases by the likes of Brian Ferry, UB40, Steve Winwood and Mick Jagger and is one of the main vocalists in Jools Holland’s Rhythm & Blues Orchestra. Her own hit singles include ‘I’d Rather Go Blind’, ‘If You’re Ready’ (Come Go With Me) and ‘It’s Gonna Be Alright’.
Sat 14 Feb, 8pm
Fairport Convention hold a coveted BBC Lifetime Achievement Award and their groundbreaking album Liege & Lief was voted ‘Most Influential Folk Album of All Time’ by Radio 2 listeners. Fairport’s 2015 Winter Tour concerts will feature songs and tunes from the brand new studio album ‘Myths And Heroes’ as well as classics from a repertoire spanning nearly fifty years.
Wed 18 Feb, 8pm
Count Arthur Strong
Somebody Up There Licks Me!! Fresh from donkey’s years on his award winning BBC Radio 4 series and the huge success of his BBC2 TV Show, Count Arthur Strong gets back to doing what he does best. This show!
Thu 19 Feb, 7.30pm
In his one-man solo show, he recounts hilarious and unlikely anecdotes from a career which has included musical collaborations with David Bowie, Cat Stevens and Elton John, as well as worldwide tours with his own bands, punctuated by displays of dazzling virtuosity on the piano.
Fri 20 Feb, 8pm
Live and Unleashed – But Naturally Cautious. The star of BBC2’s ‘Mock The Week’ and ‘Live At The Apollo’ hits the road again delivering more sharp comedy up and down the UK.
Sun 22 Feb, 7.30pm
Academy of Ancient Music
Trumpet superstar Tine Thing Helseth makes her AAM debut in a programme that celebrates the power and glory of baroque works for trumpet from across Europe.
Bach Sinfonias from Cantatas BWV 29,150 & 31
Biber Sonata No.10 in G minor (trumpet & strings)
Corelli Sonata a quattro
Vivaldi Concerto in C major for two trumpets
Telemann Concerto in D major for three trumpets
Wed 25 Feb, 7.30pm
Levellers Acoustic & “A Curious Life”
Watch Levellers documentary film “A Curious Life” followed by an acoustic performance by the band.
Fri 27 Feb, 8pm
With Pauline Black & Arthur ‘Gaps’ Hendrikson. Influential and platinum-selling 2-Tone veterans The Selecter released Too Much Pressure, their debut album, in 1980 and it remains a classic for a generation of 2-tone/ska lovers. Mixing punk, ska and reggae it contains irresistible hits like On My Radio, Three Minute Hero and Missing Words. Fronted by the original singing duo, 2014 was The Selecter’s 35th Anniversary.
Sat 28 Feb, 7.30pm
Prometheus Orchestra ‘Mainly Mozart’
A sparkling programme of music by Mozart and his classical contemporaries. Conducted by Edmond Fivet