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Friday, November 4, 2016
The Jive Aces

A swing band is returning to the streets where they started busking more than 25 years ago as part of a campaign to warn people about the dangers of drugs.

Carmelo Luggeri playing guitar as Kiki Dee entertains an audience with her soulful voice.

She was set to take a Romford audience on a musical journey but renowned singer Kiki Dee, whose duet with legendary pop star Elton John has stood the test of time, has had to postpone her show.

Reporters Ann-Marie Abbasah and Hayley Anderson with soul legend Jocelyn Brown.

With a hit laden set list, there was no mountain high enough to keep veteran singer Jocelyn Brown from rocking the crowd at the Havering Show, yesterday.

Mayor of Redbridge Cllr Gurdial Bhamra, chairman of Morden Cllr Peter Elliot, Bedrock Hospital Radio's mascot, mayor of Havering Cllr Philippa Crowder and mayor of Brentwood Cllr Noelle Hones.

Day two of the Havering Show kicks off from 11am today at Harrow Lodge Park, Hornchurch, with a line-up featuring something for everyone.

Jocelyn Brown will be headling at the Havering Show. Photo: PA Archive/PA Images

The Havering Show kicks off from 11am today at Harrow Lodge Park, Hornchurch, with a line-up featuring something for everyone.

Indie band Walking Method will perform on the Fairkytes Stage at the Havering Show 2016.

Home grown talents who have honed their craft at the Fairkytes Arts Centre are getting ready to hit the Havering Show stage this weekend.

The Havering Show on Sunday

The Havering Show takes place this weekend and to ensure you are fully prepared for it, we’ve got a three-page guide in today’s Recorder featuring stage times and travel info.

Singer Jocelyn Brown at the Music of the Millemium show, at Elstree Studio in London. Photo: Rebecca Naden/PA Archive/PA Images

She’s a veteran singer who has worked with the world’s best known stars including Michael Jackson, Roberta Flack, Culture Club and Bette Midler to name a few.

Bukky Oranit

The finalists of this year’s Summer of Sound talent competition will battle it out on Saturday to be crowned the winner.

The Revolvers' show  Let's do it Again is a tribute show to the music of the sixties

A journey into one of the most creative musical decades will immerse audiences on a high-energy trip back into the sixties.

The Summer of Sound judging panel

Celebrity guests judged the first round this year’s Summer of Sound competition which offers contestants the chance to sing live at major public events and record a single.

Christopher Biggins and Russell Kane congratulate Nichola McAuliffe

The stars of the stage were out in force on Monday night when the curtain rose on Queen’s Theatre’s latest comedy offering.

Promoters are hoping to get the likes of Madness to Romford to perform live

A bid to put local talent centre stage and preserve Romford’s live music culture has been given an injection of life.

Singer-songwriter Carol Decker of pop band T'Pau, relaxing on a rare day off from touring the country. Photo: Carol Decker

With a smash hit song that stayed at the number one spot for five weeks, it’s easy to remember when flame-haired beauty Carol Decker burst onto the scene in 1987.

(LtoR) Jai Sepple as 'Rene' and Nina Jarram as 'Edith'

Listen very carefully, we shall say ‘zis only once...residents should be on high alert for eccentric policemen, scandalous portraits of curvy ladies and over-the-top accents appearing in Havering in the next few weeks.

People enjoying the Rainham Fayre in 2013

A bank holiday festival of fun which has been entertaining families for two decades could soon be a thing of the past.

1970s soul stars, The Real Thing

Excitement is building as the headline acts for the Havering Show have been revealed.

Tribute performer Shenton Dixon as Louis Armstrong. Picture: Shenton Dixon

Fans of Stevie Wonder, George Benson, Barry White and Louis Armstrong will be delighted to know they can see them all in concert this month.

The Recorder is running a competition where readers can win five family tickets to the London Aquarium

Up for grabs this week are five family tickets for one of the capital’s most popular attractions – the London Aquarium.

Tribute band Boot-Led-Zeppelin, which is coming to Queen's Theatre, Billet Lane, Hornchurch. Picture: Rodgers Photography

Boot-Led-Zeppelin have played in concert venues all around the world, performed on the BBC and have been dubbed the “nearest thing to the lords of rock” by TV and radio presenter Fearne Cotton.

American jazz singer Kai Hoffman, who is coming to Queen's Theatre, in Billet Lane, Hornchurch.

International jazz sensation Kai Hoffman is bringing the fabulous ’50s back to Hornchurch for one night only.

Bad Manners performing at havering Show

Buster Bloodvessel, the eccentric, bald-headed, frontman of ska band Bad Manners has pledged to get his audience to their feet as he closes this year’s Havering Show.

David Alacey, Des Coleman and Paul Drakeley, who are performing in The Rat Pack is Back at Brookside Theatre. Picture: Pixels in Time

Hark back to the careers of two of music’s biggest icons by watching three high-energy performances.

Singer-songwriter Annie May Adams, from Romford. Picture: Julie Atkins

A single event can change the course of the rest of your life.

Sammi Jo Evans

Voting has opened in this year’s Summer of Sound competition and hopefuls are competing to win a chance to perform in front of thousands at Romford’s Christmas light switch on this November.

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