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PREVIEW: The Sherlocks celebrate biggest venue tour with sold out homecoming at Sheffield O2 Academy

Yorkshire Radio One stars The Sherlocks will finish a tour in Sheffield for the first time tonight and it’s their biggest headline show in the city so far.

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Clap Your Hands Say Yeah

Gig review: Clap Your Hands Say Yeah at Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

For as long as I can remember, band upon band have been trying to recreate that quintessentially British indie sound with varying degrees of success.

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Steven Van Zandt has a solo album out and is on tour, he will be stopping off in Leeds in November.

Music interview – Little Steven: ‘If it hadn’t been for rock ’n’ roll I don’t know what would have become of us’

Steven Van Zandt heads to Leeds O2 Academy in November. He spoke to Duncan Seaman about his multi-faceted career.

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VIDEO: Scouting For Girls, Atomic Kitten, Go West, Right Said Fred and Lucy Spraggan to play 2018 Wentworth Music Festival

Chart-toppers Scouting For Girls will headline the second Wentworth Music Festival with a star-studded main stage line-up also including Atomic Kitten, Go West, Right Said Fred and Lucy Spraggan, it was revealed today..
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Captivating performer - Chris Simpson, founder of Magna Carta.

Review: Magna Carta on fantastic form at Ripley

It's taken Chris Simpson 45 years of playing live concerts round the world to finally bring Magna Carta to a Yorkshire village where his deepest family roots lie - Ripley.
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Charlie Sloth is branching out with his first artist album and tour.

Music interview – Charlie Sloth: ‘I tried to reflect how colourful and vibrant the rap and grime scene is today’

In the past decade Charlie Sloth has risen from youthful DJ slots on pirate radio stations to becoming the voice of the BBC Radio 1 Rap Show, as well as broadcasting regularly on Radio 1Xtra.

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PREVIEW: Indie rock royalty Reverend and the Makers crown return to glory with The Death Of A King

The king is dead. Long live Sheffield indie rock royalty Reverend and the Makers who look set to crown a return to their glory days by storming back up the charts with new album The Death Of A King.
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The Pale White headline the first Ones To Watch gig at The Wardrobe.

Music interview: The Pale White are ones to watch

The team behind one of Britain’s most successful urban music festivals, Live At Leeds, is branching out with two new events.

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Ryan Adams

Gig review: Ryan Adams at O2 Academy Leeds

The last time Ryan Adams played in Leeds he appeared to be uninterested and disengaged from the music.

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Manford's Comedy Club comes to Yorfest.

Jason Manford brings comedy club to Yorfest

Organisers of York’s September outdoor live entertainment spectacular have revealed the next wave of acts for this year’s event.

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Justin Sullivan of New Model Army is to attend the Gothic and Steampunk fair. Picture: Nidge Sanders

Big name attractions for charity Gothic and Steampunk fair in Bradford

Icons from the cult rock band New Model Army will make a guest appearance at Bradford’s charity Gothic and Steampunk fair on Saturday.

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Luna Pines play at the HER Music PR launch night.

Gig preview: HER Music PR launch at Hyde Park Book Club, Leeds

HER Music PR, the Leeds-based female run, female focused PR agency supporting women in music, launches itself this weekend with a gig at Hyde Park Book Club.

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Spiral Stairs. Picture: Steven Simko

Gig review: Spiral Stairs at Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

Things are getting rather hot under the collar at the Brudenell.

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Headlining this weekend at Newby Hall food and drink event - Huey Morgan of BBC7 Music and Fun Lovin Criminals.

BBC6 Music's Huey Morgan for Newby Hall food fest

It's only days until a three-day new feast of brilliant street food and music begins at at Newby Hall.
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Gig review: Paul Draper at Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

Gig review: Paul Draper at Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

With former band Mansun, Paul Draper created one of the biggest cult bands of the mid 90s.

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LUPINE: Wolf Alice will be appearing at Leeds O2 Academy in the autumn.

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Wolf Alice have a new album coming out and head to Leeds O2 Academy in November. Andrew Steel caught up with them.

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EMPEROR: Guilio Cesare is part of English Touring Opera's new season.

Classical preview

More often presented in a hacked-down version to fit into a conventional ‘evening out at the opera’, the complete version of Handel’s epic, Giulio Cesare, forms part of English Touring Opera’s autumn season opening in London in a fortnight’s time.

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SING-ALONG: This week's reviews includes Carole King's Tapestry: Live in Hyde Park. Picture: LD Communications.

Reviews from pop to classical

This week’s CD releases feature a real mixture from Carole King live to punk poet Sean McGowan.

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Juanita Stein. Photo by Rob Loud

Music interview – Juanita Stein on how an infatuation with America inspired her debut solo album

With her band Howling Bells in hiatus since the release of their fourth album Heartstrings in 2014 – on a record label run by former Kaiser Chief Nick Hodgson – Juanita Stein has switched her attention to a solo career.

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Skinny Living

Music interview – Skinny Living

Singer Ryan Johnston’s roots might lie in Belfast but he has found his musical niche in West Yorkshire.

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