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PREVIEW: Yorkshire golden great Tony Christie to play Grimsby Auditorium

Golden great Tony Christie is back fighting fit for his rescheduled date at Grimsby Auditorium on Thursday - January 26, 2017, at 7.30pm.
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Dream Wife

Dream Wife at Headrow House, Leeds

In a case of life imitating art, Dream Wife started out as a spoof girl band for a college project.

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Little Mix

Headline acts announced for Radio 1’s Big Weekend - in Hull

Kings of Leon, Little Mix and Stormzy will headline Radio I’s Big Weekend which will be held near Hull, in another boost for its year in the spotlight as City of Culture, it was announced today.

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Craig David.

Craig David announces Forest Live date in Yorkshire

Craig David has announced a date in Yorkshire this summer as part of the Forestry Commission’s Forest Live music series.

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VIDEO: Sheffield band Redfaces set music world on fire with debut Kerosene

Hotly tipped young Sheffield guitar band Redfaces have set the music world on fire with the release of their aptly named explosive debut single Kerosene.
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The hottest new tunes in rock, pop and classical

The hottest new tunes in rock, pop and classical

This week we take a look at the new CD releases including Rebekka Karijord with echoes of Bowie and moody rock from The Molochs,

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IN TUNE: Benjamin Frith will play with the Gould Piano Trio next week.

Classical: Sheffield’s in the Round

The Sheffield-born pianist, Benjamin Frith, joins with his colleagues in the Gould Piano Trio next Friday to launch a new year of Music in the Round at Sheffield’s Crucible Studio.

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Billy Bragg and Joe Henry photographed in Philadelphia, PA. Picture: Jacob Blickenstaff

Music interview: Billy Bragg on ‘Shine A Light’

Last year Billy Bragg travelled the US railways with Joe Henry. He spoke to Duncan Seaman about their resulting album.

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VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: Big names for South Yorkshire's first Wentworth Music Festival

South Yorkshire's Wentworth Woodhouse stately home is to be the spectacular backdrop for a new outdoor music and comedy festival with a chart-topping line-up including Tony Christie, Heaven 17, T'Pau and Lemar.
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Margo Price is the first country artist to be signed to Jack White's record label.

Music preview: Margo Price at Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

When Margo Price injured her hand halfway through her autumn tour of the UK it seemed like she’d suffered yet another of what Nashville Scene describe as ‘life’s cruel twists and unjust turns’.

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Music preview: 360 Club showcase for Independent Venue Week

Leeds music showcase the 360 Club is again taking part in Independent Venue Week, the annual celebration of small venues across the country.

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Halifax band The Orielles sign deal with Heavenly thanks to law firm Shoosmiths

Halifax band The Orielles sign deal with Heavenly thanks to law firm Shoosmiths

Law firm Shoosmiths has advised up and coming band The Orielles on a deal with leading indie record label Heavenly Recordings.

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Dr Lee Tsang at Hull University.
 Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Hull’s unlikely musical genius

Ethel Leginska was reckoned one of the greatest pianists of her day. She wowed audiences with her dazzling playing and charisma. “Leginska Held Her Audience Spellbound” was a typical headline.

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Steve Lamacq. Picture: BBC.

Post Music - Interview: Steve Lamacq

To coincide with Independent Venue Week, BBC 6 Music DJ Steve Lamacq is to broadcast his show from the Brudenell Social Club in Leeds on January 23.

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Fairytale season

Fairytale season

As The Snow Maiden opens Opera North’s Winter Season this month, David Denton talks to the tenor Bonaventura Bottone.

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RISING STAR: Tenor Nick Pritchard will be singing in Ripon Cathedral next week.

Song cycle at Ripon Cathedral

Next week Ripon Cathedral will be playing host to Franz Schubert’s acclaimed song cycle, Die Schöne Müllerin, a journey embracing optimism, love, rejection and tragedy. The Cathedral Concert Society’s opening concert of 2017 is being performed in the magical setting of the Quire on January 16 at 7.30pm.

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Steve Lamacq is to broadcast his BBC 6 Music show from the Brudenell Social Club, Leeds: Dean Chalkley/BBC

Music interview: Steve Lamacq of BBC 6 Music to broadcast from Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

“I love going on tour with bands, which is something I’ve done ever since I was a fanzine writer,” says BBC 6 Music DJ Steve Lamacq, by way of introduction to the series of broadcasts he’s about to do across the country to mark Independent Venue Week.

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Flint Bedrock

Music interview: Flint Bedrock

After a spell spent managing and promoting the work of others, Flint Bedrock starts the new year with a single of his own.

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Temples are to play at Hebden Bridge Trades Club.

Music preview: Heavenly Weekend at Hebden Bridge Trades Club

Heavenly Recordings returns to Hebden Bridge from January 19-22 for a second weekend in the hills.

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