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Friday, January 13, 2017

Essex-based covers band Expose are hoping to get the crowd dancing at the Dagenham Roundhouse tomorrow night.

Mr Spankey and The Hipthrusters are playing their first gig in the borough.

Kick off your four-day weekend with a night of festive hits and fun at the Dagenham Roundhouse.

Mod band Missing Andy are looking forward to playing a smaller scale show as they get ready for their Dagenham Roundhouse gig.

Generations of clubbers can relive their party days by heading to a reunion night for one of east London’s most popular clubs.

The longest established The Who tribute act will be playing all the group’s hits on Saturday night.

Wish it could be Christmas everyday? Then get into the festive spirit on Sunday with an afternoon of nostalgia.

Love house and garage music but tired of travelling miles to get your fix?

Contemporary gospel rapper Guvna B bagged his second MOBO award last night.

An Amy Winehouse tribute act will be bringing Back to Black back to life at the Dagenham Roundhouse.

Musicians will play their hearts out in aid of Oxfam.

Schoolchildren and arts groups from Barking and Dagenham enertained thousdands of people at the Barbican.

Schoolchildren from Barking and Dagenham will perform at a free open day at the Barbican.

Contemporary gospel rapper Guvna B has been nominated for a MOBO for the third time.

An evening of pure club classics, R’n’B flavours, deep vocal, tech house, garage and dirty soul will get you up on your feet this weekend.

A celebration of a legendary rock venue’s heyday – where a typical bill would include Pink Floyd and Led Zeppelin – will take place on Saturday.

The sun shone as revellers enjoyed fairground rides, a battle of the bands and “rockney” legends.

The Nineties were back with a vengeance as a host of boybands took fans by storm on a sunny day of nostalgic tributes.

Today’s the day! Peter Andre, Blue, 5ive, East 17 and more are set to perform in Dagenham’s Central Park.

A music festival brought a taste of Africa to the borough at the weekend.

They might both be in their 70s but Chas and Dave are still as excited as they’ve ever been about creating a good old knees-up.

With a line-up to rival the glory years of Smash Hits magazine, excitement is reaching fever pitch for the long-awaited Now That’s a Festival.

Can’t get enough of Drake’s recordbreaking song One Dance?

In the late ’90s, teenage boyband 5ive were touring the globe, selling 20 million records worldwide.

Three unsigned bands will play in front of thousands of music fans after reaching the final of the borough’s Battle of the Bands.

They were one of the ’90s most iconic boybands – and now East 17 are determined to stay another day.

Travel back in time to the golden age of music for a night of disco dancing.

High-energy rhythm and blues band Dr Zero and the Hot Heads are set to take to the stage at an iconic music venue.

A two-day retro music festival due to be held in Dagenham’s Central Park has been cut to one day.

If you’re a fan of summer nights or have hungry eyes for a bit of nostalgia then get down to Mecca Dagenham.

Give K-pop a listen at Barking show

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Do you love Gangnam Style and crave K-pop?

Next week marks 50 years since England won the World Cup – so what better way to celebrate than with a football extravaganza?

Reggae DJ Pete Lacey can’t wait to mix some classics at the iconic Dagenham Roundhouse.

A singing sensation aged just 14 years old says that he’s “so excited” to be gracing the same stage as Peter Andre and Alesha Dixon at a two-day music event over the August Bank Holiday weekend.

The town centre will star in a music video after a singer decided it was the perfect location to showcase his new song.

Watch budding young musical talent at the Broadway Theatre.

A semi-finalist on talent show The Voice UK is bringing his celebration of Michael Jackson’s music from the O2 to the Dagenham Roundhouse.

The world’s first UB40 tribute band will be taking to the stage at Mecca Dagenham next month.

The iconic music venue which has played host to the likes of Led Zeppelin, Queen, Genesis and Fleetwood Mac is on the hunt for another superstar band.

Peace man! Europe’s leading 1960s revivalists are ready to take you back in time.

Fancy enjoying a day out filled with live music, circus tricks and dance and theatre acts – all for free?

He might not be the Starman himself but the next best thing is set to dust off David Bowie’s classics.

If you’re a fan of Motown then we have the perfect night for you.

The summer festival season is well under way and queen of Britain’s Got Talent Alesha Dixon is flying the flag for Dagenham’s very own weekender.

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