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90s music night in Morecambe this weekend

“It is all about nostalgia, taking people back to their wonder years.”

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Pineapples will not be allowed into either the arena or the campsite

Reading and Leeds festivals ban... pineapples

Pineapples have been banned from this year's Reading and Leeds Festivals.

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Siobhan Fahey (right), Sara Dallin (left) and Keren Woodward of Bananarama

Bananarama lead line-up for 1980's-themed Children In Need concert

Bananarama, Boy George, Erasure and Jason Donovan will take to the stage in a 1980s extravaganza concert for Children In Need.

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Spice World is 20 years old

Girl Power: Take our Spice World quiz

As Spice World the film turns 20, we celebrate with a look back at the band that started it all.

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Melvin Benn launching his ReBalance plans with Lande Hekt from punk rock band Muncie Girls, PRS Foundation chief executive Vanessa Reed and Lucy Wood, also from Festival Republic.

VIDEO: Festival boss launches ReBalance scheme to get more girls into music industry

Girl power got a helping hand today when one of the world's biggest music promoters launched an initiative in to encourage more female UK led bands, solo acts and sound engineers.

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Reading and Leeds festival

Festival Republic launch drive to address music industry's gender imbalance

The organisers of Reading and Leeds festivals have launched a new campaign aiming to address the gender imbalance at UK festivals and the wider music industry.

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The Winter Gardens will hold a celebration day for The Beatles.

Beatles Day at Morecambe Winter Gardens

Fans of the Beatles are in for a treat this weekend.

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Flute academy from China to play in Morecambe

Flute academy from China to play in Morecambe

A Chinese flute academy will be visiting Morecambe for a special performance.

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Rascal Flatts - 'Back To Us'

Music review: Rascal Flatts - 'Back To Us'

Back for their 10th album are country singers Rascal Flatts. The collection is reminiscent of the trio's distinctive sound and a real winner.

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Gentle Giants: The Songs of Don Williams

Music review: Gentle Giants: The Songs of Don Williams

What a fabulous tribute to country singer and legend Don Williams. This album celebrates Don's retirement and concludes an impressive five-decade career.

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This One's For You byLuke Combs

Music review: This One's For You by Luke Combs

Country and western fans will be blown away by singer Luke Combs' debut album "This One's For You.''

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Crowds at Vintage By the Sea Festival, Wayne Hemmingway, second from right. Picture by Emma Sudall.

PREVIEW: Vintage By the Sea Festival returns to Morecambe

Thousands are expected to visit Morecambe next month for the fifth instalment of the Vintage By the Sea Festival.

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Saturday night headliners Baloji at Cloudspotting Festival 2017. PHOTO MATT COLLINGE

REVIEW: Cloudspotting Festival 2017

“What’s the weather going to do?”

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Kendal Calling from the air. Picture by Jody Hartley.

REVIEW: Kendal Calling, 2017

Under the dark clouds of persistent rain the beautiful Cumbrian fields were a wash of colour as 25,000 people pitched their tents for four days of spectacular music.

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Lancaster band LOWES on stage at Kendal Calling.

INTERVIEW: Lancaster band Lowes at Kendal Calling

A Lancaster band dazzled crowds when they made their first major festival debut.

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Eighties Eurovision champions Bucks Fizz who are to release their first new album in more than three decades

Former Eurovision champions Bucks Fizz to release first album in more than 30 years

Eighties Eurovision champions Bucks Fizz are to release their first new album in more than three decades.

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Organisers of the 'Make my Day' creative festival.  Pictured L-R John Kingston, Kate Drummond, Rosie Tacon-Glass, Beki Melrose, Julian Abraham and Jo Bambrough.

Free festival in Morecambe this weekend

A free festival of creative activities takes place in the West End Gardens on the promenade on Sunday (August 6).

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The Original (1st Generation) iPod was introduced in 2001

Apple's ditched iPods no longer core as music moves to phones

The iPod Nano and iPod Shuffle have played their final notes for Apple.

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Heather Small will be performing in Preston next year

Search for the Small hero in Preston

The legendary, soulful voice of pop sensation M People, Heather Small, is back – and she will be appearing in Preston next April 24, with tickets for her Charter Theatre concert on sale from today.

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John and Emma outside The Snug at Beatherder.

The Snug celebrates 10 years of barminess at Beatherder

From gabba to pure disco and DJs playing in their underpants, you’re never quite sure what you’re going to walk into at The Snug.

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