Events at the Apex Theatre
1 Charter Square, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP33 3FD
Tel: 01284 758000
Here’s a list of some of the delights in store at the Apex
Los Pacaminos feat. Paul Young
Fri 11 Jan, 8pm
Los Pacaminos play the very best in Tex Mex Border music from The Texas Tornadoes and Ry Cooder to Los Lobos and even Roy Orbsion.
The Apex becomes the perfect cantina setting for a Tex Mex party night, with the cactus sharp, tequila filled, stetson wearing magnificent 7 – Los Pacaminos!
£22* seats / £20* standing
Fat Cat Comedy Club
Sun 13 Jan, 8pm
See www.fatcatcomedyclub.com for line-up.
The Ronnie Scott’s All Stars
Wed 16 Jan, 7.30pm
Celebrating the 60th Anniversary of one of the world’s most iconic music venues. The orchestra plays classic music from the jazz greats who have performed at Ronnie Scott’s, alongside projected images and footage, and tales of old Soho, miscreant musicians and police raids, ‘The Ronnie Scott’s Songbook’ is a glimpse into this unique world and its incredible history.
From The Jam
Thu 17 Jan, 8pm
Bruce Foxton & co celebrate the 40th Anniversary of ‘All Mod Cons’, and play classics such as ‘Down In The Tube Station At Midnight’ and ‘A Bomb In Wardour Street’.
The Chicago Blues Brothers
Fri 18 Jan, 7.30pm
Back with a brand new mission for 2018, The Chicago Blues Brothers are heading for Detroit to take on some of the biggest and most loved Motown anthems along with all the Blue Brothers classics you know and love.
The Story of Guitar Heroes
Sun 20 Jan, 7.30pm
Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Hank Marvin, Brian May and Slash in one amazing show!
This live ‘rockumentry’ takes you through the major cornerstones in guitar-playing history – from the 1950’s and the daring first steps into Rock ‘n’ Roll, through to the most creative and inspirational modern guitar heroes of today.
Extraordinarily talented musician Phil Walker, and his exceptional band, use over 30 guitars to accurately recreate the sound and ambiance of each guitar hero.
Simon & Garfunkel Story
Thu 24 Jan, 7.30pm
Using huge projection photos and original film footage, this show features a full live band performing all the hits including ‘Mrs Robinson’, ‘Cecilia’, ‘Bridge Over Troubled Water’, ‘Homeward Bound’ and many more.
Boogie Night 9
Sat 26 Jan, 7.30pm
Boney M Experience features Sheyla Bonnick former singer of the original version of Boney M and all the hits, including ‘Daddy Cool’, ‘Sunny’, ‘Rasputin’, ‘One Way Ticket’, ‘Rivers Of Babylon’ and many more.
Odyssey—The Masters of Funk led by Steven Collazo with twin vocalists Annis and Anne Peters, bring hits ‘Use it Up Wear It Out’, ‘Going back to my Roots’, and many more.
Junior Giscombe has had a long and varied career, including the world wide hit ‘Mama Used to Say’.
Monday 28 January, 7.30pm
Esteemed for her imaginative interpretations of traditional and contemporary folk standards and her own poetically poignant original compositions, Judy’s stunning rendition of Joni Mitchell’s ‘Both Sides Now’ has been entered into the Grammy Hall of Fame and her dreamy and sweetly intimate version of ‘Send in the Clowns’, won Song of the Year at the 1975 Grammys.
More recently her album with writing partner Ari Hest, ‘Silver Skies Blue’, was Grammy nominated for Best Folk Album in 2017.
Tue 29 Jan, 7.30pm
One of the world’s most accomplished stars of the West End and Broadway Stage. Ramin Karimloo returns with his acclaimed Broadgrass Band. Ramin’s unique style of revisiting celebrated songs from musical theatre in a sublime folk style has won him an army of fans around the world. His stage work has seen him perform across the globe in some of the world’s most acclaimed productions and taking lead roles in Miss Saigon, The Phantom of the Opera, Love Never Dies, Les Miserables, Anastasia, The Secret Garden, Chess and Murder Ballad.
Wed 30 Jan, 7.30pm
Snarky Puppy’s Michael League fuses his groove-driven world with musicians from 4 continents who have played with the likes of Paul Simon and Sting through to Yo Yo Ma creating music that traces the blues from its roots in African and the Arab World and into a modern context.
Two-time Grammy award-winning guitarists Michael League, Chris McQueen, and Bob Lanzetti (all from Snarky Puppy), vocalist Malika Tirolien, pedal and lap steel virtuoso Roosevelt Collier and percussionists Jamey Haddad (Paul Simon, Sting), André Ferrari and Keita Ogawa come together to create a diverse ensemble rich in groove, melody, and soul.
“Bokanté is nothing short of a world music super group” Pulse magazine
£20* (£5 U25)
European Union Chamber Orchestra
Thu 31 Jan, 7.30pm
With pianist Peter Donohoe.
Boccherini – Symphony in D minor “The house of the devil”
Mozart – Piano Concerto No.12 in A
Grieg – Two Melodies Op.34
Haydn – Symphony No.59 “Fire”
“I cannot imagine a living pianist capable of improving upon Donohoe’s outstanding artistry” (Robert Matthew-Walker, Musical Opinion).
£26/£21* (£5 U25s)
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