Sports | Educational | Music | Theatre | Children | Art | Charity | Business | Misc Past Events › Music Events Search and Views Navigation Show Events Search Events Search Events From Search Event Views Navigation View As ListMonth « Previous Events November 2016 Rock of Ages by Southend Operatic & Dramatic Society November 16, 2016 - November 19, 2016 Palace Theatre, 430 London Road Southend-on-Sea, Essex SS0 9LA United Kingdom + Google Map £15 It's the tail end of the big, bad 1980s in Hollywood, and the party has been raging hard. Aqua Net, Lycra, lace and liquor flow freely at one of the Sunset Strip's last legendary venues, a place where sex machine Stacee Jaxx takes the stage and scantily clad groupies line up to turn their fantastic into reality. Amidst the madness, aspiring rock star (and resident toilet cleaner) Drew longs to take the stage as the next big thing (and longs… Find out more » December 2016 RAF in Concert 2016 December 1, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm Cliffs Pavilion, Station Road Southend-on-Sea, Essex SS0 7RA United Kingdom + Google Map £21.50 Enjoy an uplifting evening of musical entertainment showcasing the Best of British Entertainment, performed by the Royal Air Force's finest musicians with vocalists Squadron Leader, Matthew Little, and West End performer, Sarah Francis. The inspirational programme of music includes: Dambusters March Chariots of Fire Devil's Gallop Bring Me Sunshine 633 Squadron Impossible Dream O Fortuna Crown Imperial and the RAF March Past For more information, please go to rafinconcert.com Find out more » May 2017 Sing-a-long Mary Poppins May 21, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm The Forum, Elmer Square Southend-on-Sea, Essex SS1 1NE United Kingdom + Google Map Free You are cordially invited to join Julie Andrews and the children in the "great outdoors" for a fun screening of Sing-a-long Mary Poppins at The Forum's Big Screen. We all know the story... So bring your own seats and snacks to this FREE open air cinema screening everybody's favourite feel-good musical! Pack a picnic and bring the family! Find out more » June 2017 The Real Thing June 15, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm Palace Theatre, 430 London Road Southend-on-Sea, Essex SS0 9LA United Kingdom + Google Map £17.50 Multi-million selling soul band The Real Thing are back! Featuring the group's three original vocalists, Eddie Amoo, Chris Amoo and Dave Smith along with their five-piece band, the trio are set to deliver a funky retro show performing all of the band's classic songs mixed with contemporary grooves. Celebrating the 40th anniversary of their debut song You To Me Are Everything, the Liverpool-based trio were the UK's best-selling black group of the late 70s and one of the top ten… Find out more » John Seeley’s Jazz & Saxophone Group’s Summer Concert 2017 June 22, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm St. Michael and All Angels Church, 62 Leigh Road Leigh-on-Sea, Essex SS9 1LF United Kingdom + Google Map Free John Seeley's Jazz and Saxophone Group present a Summer Concert An evening of Jazz and Popular tunes Free admission and refreshments Free parking Raffle Find out more » July 2017 Village Green Festival 2017 July 8, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 9:00 pm Chalkwell Park, London Road Chalkwell, Southend-on-Sea, Essex SS0 8NB United Kingdom + Google Map £15 Southend's biggest music festival is back in 2017! Offering so much more than music, Village Green Festival celebrates all art forms (with strictly NO cheesy face painting or bouncy castles!). Set in the picturesque grounds of the beautiful Victorian park, Chalkwell Park, Village Green festival goers are spoilt for activities and entertainment with eight different stages, gardens and green space and different marketplaces. If you want to take a break from the live music, you can enjoy some theatre, spoken… Find out more » September 2017 Essex Swing Festival 2017 September 8, 2017 - September 10, 2017 O’Neill’s, 119a High Street Southend-on-Sea, Essex SS1 1LH United Kingdom + Google Map Essex Swing Festival is back in 2017, with live swing bands and social dancing led by top instructors. Come dance Lindy Hop & Blues, Jazz & Aerials, and Balboa & Shag! Workshops There will be 2 days of workshops from 12pm - 5pm on the Saturday and Sunday. As well as workshops for intermediate to advanced Lindy Hop, there will also be taster classes in Balboa, Blues, Shag, Authentic Jazz, Dips, Tricks and Aerials. Location: Rawlight Studios, 8 Grainger Road, Southend-on-Sea,… Find out more » The Skints @ Chinnerys (September 2017) September 28, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm Chinnerys, 21-22 Marine Parade Southend-on-Sea, Essex SS1 2EJ United Kingdom + Google Map £17.60 The Skints' "Nice Time" tour hits Southend this September at Chinnerys! The London-based band blends reggae, dub, ska, dancehall, punk rock, grime, soul and hip hop for a unique sound that you can dance to. Find out more » November 2017 Southend Christmas Lights 2017: The Big Switch On November 18, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 8:00 pm Southend High Street, High Street Southend-on-Sea, Essex SS1 2JH United Kingdom + Google Map Free Come along and be a part of the annual switching on of Southend's Christmas lights - The Big Switch On! Plenty of seasonal entertainment to be expected throughout the day. More info coming soon. Find out more » UK Subs @ Chinnerys 2017 November 24, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm Chinnerys, 21-22 Marine Parade Southend-on-Sea, Essex SS1 2EJ United Kingdom + Google Map The legendary English punk band, UK Subs, are playing at Chinnerys! Supported by Loaded 44 and The Blue Carpet Band. Find out more » « Previous Events + Export Events If you have an event you would like to see featured on the Events Calendar, please contact us with the event details and we will get back to you shortly.