The Electric Palace in Harwich is now well established as a venue for live music – staged at approximately monthly intervals. The programmes are run by a team of volunteers with the proceeds going towards the upkeep and maintenance of the lovely historic building. We feature a mixture of Folk & Roots, Jazz and now Pop!

Bohem jazz band
Jazz - Bohem Ragtime Jazz band - They have been coming to the Palace for several years - ever popular and coming again in May 2016
The band has appeared at the greatest jazz festivals in Europe and North America.
Bohem jazz band
Jazz at Electric Palace
Jazz - Tina May brings to life the music of Edith Piaf, France’s most beloved entertainer, national icon and musical legend.
Jazz at Electric Palace
Folk at the Electric Palace
Folk and Roots - Scotland's Tannahill Weavers - one of Scotland's premier traditional bands. Their diverse repertoire spans the centuries with fire-driven instrumentals, topical songs, and original ballads and lullabies.
Folk at the Electric Palace
Folk At the Electric Palace

Folk and Roots - Belinda O'Hooley and Heidi Tidow
MOJO Folk Album of the Year award for groundbreaking album 'The Hum', O’Hooley & Tidow are regarded as lionhearted trailblazers of contemporary music and songwriting.

Folk At the Electric Palace
Folk at the Electric Palace
Folk and Roots - Craobh Rua - regarded around the world as one of the finest ambassadors of Irish traditional music, they bring life to a wide array of instruments including the banjo, mandolin, fiddle, uilleann pipes, tin whistle, guitar and vocals.
Folk at the Electric Palace
Jazz
Jazz - Rico's Hot Rhythm featuring Alan Barnes - booked to appear again in January 2016
Jazz
georgie fame
Georgie Fame - he came to play to a full house show to raise funds for previous structural repairs appeal.
georgie fame
Pop at the palace
Pop - The 60's BritPop Girls Show "Superb show with Helen's wonderful vocal interpretations of Sandy, Cilla, Lulu and especially Dusty, plus marvellous instrumental backings and a special feature from the band. To say the audience were ecstatic would be an understatement!"
Pop at the palace
Ray Gelato
Jazz- Ray Gelato and the Giants - The ' Godfather of Swing'.
Ray Gelato
Folk at The Electric Palace
Folk and Roots - Jez Lowe - Nominated in the 2015 BBC Folk Awards for best singer and best new song he is one of the busiest live performers in the country.
Folk at The Electric Palace
Folk at The Electric Palace
Folk and Roots - Vin Gartbutt - over 40 years of constant world wide touring which must make him some kind of elder statesman of folk. He is renowned for his hilarious intros but for him his song lyrics are the crux of his performance.
Folk at The Electric Palace
prof julian vincent
Prof Julian Vincent plays Cine Variety at the EP Centenary in 2011
prof julian vincent
Enrico

Jazz - Enrico Tomasso - One of today’s finest trumpeters Enrico is a regular nominee at the British Jazz Awards and has received the Best Trumpet Award in 2012.

Enrico
Jazz at EP
Jazz - The New Orleans Z’hulus play festivals and clubs throughout Europe. All of the members have either lived, or spent, considerable time in New Orleans recording, or playing with the ‘greats’ of this music.
Jazz at EP
Folk at the Electric Palace
Folk and Roots - Nancy Kerr - respected interpreter of traditional material, Nancy’s emergence as a writer of rare style has drawn comparisons to William Blake in her reawakening of a radical folk mythology as a backdrop for contemporary narratives about love and conflict, motherhood, migration, hardship and jubilation, and the tensions between rural and urban life.
Folk at the Electric Palace
John Sutton
Jazz - London Hot Rhythm Boys - Specializing in Jazz from the 20's and 30's.
This is John Sutton's band - he with the snare drum. Battling him with his guitar in front of the Palace steps is Tom 'Spats' Langham.
Duncan Galloway leader of the Pasadena Roof Orchestra, is looking into the sousaphone of Malcolm Sked whilst the trombonist, Andy Hillier cheers them on.
John Sutton
folk at Electric Palace

Folk - 'Sensations of a Wound' -  The journey of a Yorkshire soldier caught up in the enormity of the First War.
Performed by two celebrated folk artists; Jim Boyes and Belinda O’Hooley centred around the story of Jim’s grandfather; Robert Riby Boyes and his “long long trail” through the First World War.

folk at Electric Palace
The Tendring Thunderbirds
Jazz - The Tendring Thunderbirds - Photo: Dawid Czaja
The Tendring Thunderbirds
John Etheridge
Jazz - John Etheridge - A jazz/fusion guitarist, he began playing at 13, his primary influences then being Hank Marvin of The Shadows and Django Reinhardt.
John Etheridge
Richard Exall & Amy Roberts
Jazz - Richard Exall & Amy Roberts - Both multi-instrumentalists, they perform an eclectic range of high octane music on a range of clarinets, saxophones and flute.
Richard Exall & Amy Roberts
Mary Hampton
Folk - Mary Hampton Cotillion, featuring Seth Bennett on double bass, Alice Eldridge on cello, Jo Burke on fiddle and vocals and Alistair Strachan on horns and percussion.
Mary Hampton

Folk
Set up in 2012 by a group of enthusiasts, the first two years of folk and roots based events has proved very successful and will continue to run on a regular basis.  Top acts such as Vin Garbutt, Jez Lowe,The Mellstock Band and John Kirkpatrick have already appeared and we look forward to bringing many more nationally and internationally known artistes to the Palace in the future.

To book tickets for a concert or info:
Call the Electric Palace Folk Box Office most days and evenings.
Mobile 07870 620273
Email folk@electricpalace.com

Jazz
Hugely successful Jazz events have been running for over twenty years, here are some of the musicians who have appeared at the Electric Palace since it reopened in 1981 – Ken Colyer, Sonny Morris, Theo Travis, Andy Sheppard, Lewis Wright, Sammy Rimington, Peter Ind, Freddie Lonzo, Colin Bowden, Butch Thompson, Roy Williams, Tina May, Nicki Iles, Barry Martyn, Clive Wilson, John Sutton, Hugh Rainey, Georgie Fame, Paul Jones, Dick Heckstall-Smith, Digby Fairweather, Enrico Tomasso, Chris Burke, Les Muscutt, Keith Nichols, Spats Langham, Cine Chimera, and The Matrix Ensemble playing a Mike Westbrook score.

To book tickets for a concert or info:
Call the Electric Palace Box Office most days and evenings.
Mobile 07786 744 789
Land-Line 01255 55 33 33

Pop

To book tickets for a concert or info:
Email: Lesley – cinelesley@hotmail.com


You are welcome to Donate at anytime of whatever size towards the cost of maintenance of the building and if you are eligible for Gift Aid so much the better. We thank you for your support.