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Battle of the Bands champions Sirenity build on success

Our first online Battle of the Bands champions are aiming to hit the gigging circuit hard.

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Catch the award-winning play Tribes onstage in Sheffield

Catch the award-winning play Tribes onstage in Sheffield

Nina Raine’s powerful award-winning drama Tribes is in the Sheffield Studio Theatre until Saturday, July 22.

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OCS guitarist to play at Chesterfield venue

OCS guitarist to play at Chesterfield venue

Steve Cradock is the critically acclaimed guitarist best known for his work with Ocean Colour Scene, Paul Weller and The Specials.

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Y Twr at Buxton Opera House.

Welsh-sung opera adds new slant to festival

Buxton International Festival brought us the only performance outside Wales of Y Tŵr by Guto Puw.

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Christian Blackshaw’s piano concert a highlight of Buxton Festival

Christian Blackshaw’s piano concert a highlight of Buxton Festival

This year Buxton International Festival has brought us a range of excellent pianists, but Christian Blackshaw’s concert was in another class.

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BATTLE OF THE BANDS: Clock is ticking for voters

Have you cast your vote in our first online Battle of the Bands competition?

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Leonore Piano Trio airs little-known gems

Leonore Piano Trio airs little-known gems

A concert by Leonore Piano Trio was special because the music played was not well known and because it beautifully demonstrated the development of composition for the performers over time.

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RECORD REVIEW with Kevin Bryan

RECORD REVIEW with Kevin Bryan

Kevin Bryan has his latest perusal of the new music releases.

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Splendour: All you need to know

Splendour: All you need to know

It’s the biggest date in Nottingham’s musical calendar and it’s nearly here.

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Band. Photo by Pixabay

BATTLE OF THE BANDS: We are counting on your votes

How is your favourite band doing in our first online Battle of the Bands?

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Fibonacci Sequence programme delights audience

Fibonacci Sequence programme delights audience

The Fibonacci Sequence concert at Buxton’s Pavilion Arts Centre opened with Ervin Schulhoff’s duo for violin and cello played by Daniel Pioro, violin and Benjamin Hughes, cello. This is a lovely, fluid piece with strong gypsy influences. It was played beautifully and very well received.

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Flute and harp concert makes Buxton Festival special

Flute and harp concert makes Buxton Festival special

There are few occasions when we can hear music set for flute and harp and such opportunities make the Buxton International Festival special.

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Battle of the Bands: Who will be the winner?

We are halfway through the voting for our first online Battle of the Bands champion.

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Festival pianist excels in technically demanding music

Festival pianist excels in technically demanding music

Paul Lewis provided us with the opportunity to hear a superb pianist playing technically demanding music by a number of composers.

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Trust fund reaches 30 years of helping young Derbyshire musicians

Trust fund reaches 30 years of helping young Derbyshire musicians

The Derby Concert Orchestra Trust Fund has reached its 30th anniversary as it continues to provide financial assistance to talented young musicians across Derbyshire.

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Guitars. Photo by Pixabay

Battle of the Bands: the heat is on

Can you win your favourite band a £500 recording prize?

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Music is the food of love for Jay Rayner

Music is the food of love for Jay Rayner

Renowned restaurant critic, MasterChef judge and presenter of BBC Radio 4’s The Kitchen Cabinet, Jay Rayner has one other skill. He’s also a jazz pianist.
He has assembled a top-flight band of musicians for his performance at Buxton’s Pavilion Arts Centre on July 21.

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The Killers. Photo: Anton Corbijn

BREAKING: Wonderful Wonderful news for fans as The Killers announce album and UK tour including Yorkshire dates

Chart-topping American rock superstars The Killers will play a UK tour later this year including Leeds and Sheffield Arena shows to follow the release of new album, Wonderful Wonderful.

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The Vamps at Sheffield O2 Academy on Monday, July 10.

WIN: Tickets to see The Vamps at Sheffield O2 Academy July 10

The Vamps have only just wrapped their massive UK arena tour but are back with an album preview show at the Sheffield Academy on Monday and you could be going for FREE.
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Kitty Katz and the Atomic Reactors.

MATLOCK BATH MUSIC FESTIVAL: When and where to see the acts

Matlock Bath Music Festival promises a whopping 85 acts from rock, bluegrass and funk to hip-hop, folk and many more.

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