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Gifted Alex is on a mission with new music

Garstang singer Alex Hulme will be returning to the Lancaster stage next month to debut his latest works.

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The English Heritage blue plaque to Queen lead singer Freddie Mercury, at his former home at 22 Gladstone Avenue in Feltham, west London

Who deserves a blue plaque?

Lancashire has a host of influential musical connections going back over the ages from the likes of George Formby to classical star Kathleen Ferrier.

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Screen grabbed image taken from the Twitter feed of Ringo Starr of the former Beatles drummer with Sir Paul McCartney

Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr come together for studio session

The last two living ex-Beatles have teamed up for the first time in seven years.

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Ali Matthews and Leo Burtin star in the new musical performance.

Social class system explored in new musical coming to Lancaster

The relationship between rich and poor is explored in a new musical coming to Lancaster.

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Scottish folk trio North Sea Gas

Scottish folk trio set to play at Garstang Library

One of Scotland’s most popular folk bands will take to the stage at Garstang Library next week.
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Aussie trio bring ‘aural treat’ to latest library music session

Aussie trio bring ‘aural treat’ to latest library music session

Australian psychedelic dance trio Jagwar Ma will be getting loud in Lancaster library next month.

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Leonard Elschenbroich will be returning to Lancaster.

Award-winning cellist returns to Lancaster for concert

An award-winning cellist is returning to Lancaster to play an intimate concert with one of the city’s orchestras.

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Ivan Harrison is the promoter of Seaside Specialized at Morecambe Winter Gardens

Morecambe set to boom for charity festival

The town will gain a welcome boost as it hosts a mini festival in aid of a cancer charity.

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Magic Islands of Music is coming to Morecambe.

Music making sessions for youngsters in Morecambe

A series of special early years music making sessions created by a visiting artist and musician will be coming to Morecambe.

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Cilla and the Shades. From left, Anna Slater, Emily Clark, Victoria Jones and Nicola Twardowski. Picture by Jamie D'Annunzio.

Cilla Black tribute singer speaks ahead of Lancaster show

A Liverpool singer has talked of her honour to perform as the late Cilla Black in a new tribute show coming to Lancaster.

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Prince, back on Spotify

Prince's music back on Spotify after deal reached

The music of late singer Prince will return to streaming service Spotify, the company said.

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Crowds at Kendal Calling

Kendal Calling festival in 25,000 sellout success

Tickets for a popular music festival which attracts thousands from Lancaster have sold out.

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Green Day

Review: Green Day, Leeds First Direct Arena

Punk rockers Green Day have never been afraid about getting political.

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The Who live on stage

Who fans talkin’ bout their generation

Fans of rockers The Who have been sharing memories of the legendary band’s Lancashire concerts with author Richard Houghton
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The International Festival of Working and Assistance Dogs, Blackpool

Top things to do at the weekend (February 3 to 5)

Here is a list of fun events coming up this weekend.
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Iona Lane

New EP is ‘most coherent portrait of material to date’

A young singer-songwriter from Lancaster is releasing a new EP with a launch night set for the Gregson Centre this month.

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Anita Harris

REVIEW: Rat Pack, Morecambe

Not exactly the infamous Sands Hotel, Las Vegas, with its rich and famous audience enjoying a pre-show dinner of filet mignon, lobster and caviar washed down with expensive champagne.

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The Funtime Frankies

Frankies are top wedding band in UK

They are the UK’s official band of gold after being crowned the top entertainment act in the wedding industry “Oscars.”

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Led Bib, north London, September 2013. Photo credit should read: Matt Crossick

Spoilt for choice at Morecambe’s More Music

An award-winning jazz rock band and a popular folk trio will play in Morecambe this month.

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The Brew, Photo: Tony Mottram.

Rock trio to Brew up a storm in Morecambe

A Grimsby rock trio perform at The Platform in Morecambe next month touring their latest album Shake The Tree.

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