Beats 'n ' pieces
* US singer-songwriters Cathryn Craig and ex-Strawb Brian Willoughby have toured folk clubs, art centres and festivals since 1999. They will be appearing at the Sun Hotel, Hitchin, courtesy of Hitchin Folk Club, on April 16. Call Maureen Jones on 01462 81
* US singer-songwriters Cathryn Craig and ex-Strawb Brian Willoughby have toured folk clubs, art centres and festivals since 1999. They will be appearing at the Sun Hotel, Hitchin, courtesy of Hitchin Folk Club, on April 16. Call Maureen Jones on 01462 812391 for more details.
* Multi-instrumentalist singer and dancer Pete Coe has been invited to play at the Baldock & Letchworth Folk Club on April 19. With ticket prices starting at £6, and children getting in for free, this event is for all the family.
* If you're looking for Easter weekend fun, Nice 'n' Cheezy are appearing at the Hogshead in Stevenage town centre on Easter Saturday from 9pm. The band will perform cheesy classics while wearing leopard skin trousers and pink cowboys. Fantastic.
* Queensryche are the latest band confirmed as playing Monsters of Rock at the Milton Keynes National Bowl on June 3. Deep Purple and Alice Cooper are also appearing. Tickets are £38.50. Visit www.thenationalbowl.net for more information.
* The first bands have been pencilled in to play Rock in the Park in Stevenage on June 18. They are The Mighty Wonderfuls, Vicious Cabaret, Gekko, John Hancock, The Leading Edge, Funky Monks and My Pet Junkie. Visit www.rockinthepark.co.uk/ for more info.
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