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Acclaimed saxophonist to play at Peak Jazz

With a growing international profile, saxophonist and composer Joel Purnell is acknowledged as one of the UK’s most respected and exciting contemporary jazz musicians and educators.

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Record Review with Kevin Bryan

Record Review with Kevin Bryan

It’s time for Kevin Bryan to cast his eye over some of this week’s music releases.

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VIDEO: Buxton Fringe offers 68 shows

This year’s Buxton Fringe features acclaimed new talent from the worlds of comedy, theatre and music in 68 different shows.


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IN CONCERT: Country blues singer plugs new album

IN CONCERT: Country blues singer plugs new album

Scottish Americana singer Lorraine Lucas will perform in Chesterfield in support of her new album.

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VIDEO: All you need to know about The Great Exhibition of the North 2018

The Great Exhibition of the North will be the largest event in England in 2018 and organisers see it as a a game-changing moment for the North.
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VIDEO: Yorkshire firm behind brand for 2018's The Great Exhibition of the North

The Great Exhibition of the North promoting art, design and innovation throughout the region is exactly a year away and today it was revealed at the at the heart of its dynamic brand identity is a Yorkshire company.
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The Marriage of Kim K at the Arts Centre Studio on July 6, July 13 and 18.

Kim Kardashian inspires update of Mozart masterpiece

What do Mozart and Kim Kardashian have in common?
Well, Kim’s 2011 marriage to NBA star Kris Humphries began with a televised fairytale wedding and ended just 72 days later when a mysterious divorce was filed. 
This epic failure of love is one of three collapsing marriages at the centre of a brisk, hilarious and vaultingly ambitious rewrite of Mozart’s Marriage of Figaro.

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Seeing double at tribute gig

Lap up the sights and sounds of Surreal Panther and Foo 5ighters as they celebrate the music of Steel Panther and the Foo Fighters.

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The Sensational 60s Experience on a 67 date UK tour

VIDEO PREVIEW: Legends announced for Sensational 60s Experience UK Tour

Legendary pop and rock stars in their seventies are to show today's young acts how to really rock on - they have just announced a 67 date UK tour .
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Live In Barnsley 2017 attracted record crowds of around 7,000 people

LIVE in Barnsley music festival hits top note with record 7,000 crowd

LIVE in Barnsley, the town's annual urban music festival, hit a top note with music fans attracting a record 7,000 turn out, bosses have revealed.
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RECORD REVIEW with Kevin Bryan

RECORD REVIEW with Kevin Bryan

Here is Kevin Bryan again with his latest round-up of record releases.

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LIVE in Barnsley 2017 turning the town centre into an all day free music festival on Saturday, June 17.

PREVIEW: LIVE In Barnsley free music festival featuring 150 bands and ex MP

Former MP  Michael Dugher will be showcasing his musical talents today when he takes the spotlight along with more than 150 bands at the fifth annual LIVE In Barnsley festival.
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The Little Mix Experience at the Winding Wheel, Chesterfield, on July 8.

VIDEO: Little Mix fans - check this out

If you’re a fan of one of X Factor’s finest exports you are sure to love The Little Mix Experience.

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Eminem day tickets sold out for shows in Leeds and Reading - but you can still get to see him with a weekend pass.

VIDEO: Leeds Festival Sunday tickets sold out for headliner Eminem

Eminem fans still after tickets to see the rap legend returning to Leeds Festival this summer will now have to buy a weekend camping pass - Sunday day tickets have sold out.

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WIN tickets to Splendour Festival

WIN tickets to Splendour Festival

Brit rockers Kaiser Chiefs have been announced as headliners for this year’s Splendour Festival –at Wollaton Park in Nottingham next month – and we have two pairs of tickets to give away.

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VIDEO: The Sherlocks detect big future after wowing packed Sheffield Arena

It's elementary why The Sherlocks are set for the big time - South Yorkshire's latest Radio 1 indie stars know how to wow a crowd, as they proved playing the biggest gig of their lives.

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BREAKING: Kasabian intimate show for lucky Leeds and Reading festivalgoers

For Crying Out Loud...get yourself a Leeds or Reading Festival ticket quick if you want the chance to see chart-toppers Kasabian play an official warm up show next week.
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Kings Of Leon

WIN: Tickets to see Kings Of Leon and The Sherlocks at Sheffield Arena this Saturday

Sex Is On Fire chart-toppers Kings Of Leon with special guest support from South Yorkshire's own The Sherlocks play Sheffield Arena on Saturday and you could be going for FREE.

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New online tool helps you create music festival related playlist

New online tool helps you create music festival related playlist

Are you heading to Download Festival in Derbyshire this weekend?

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Indietracks festival gears up for family fun

Indietracks festival gears up for family fun

Families will have plenty of fun at this summer’s Indietracks festival.
Steam train rides, discos, craft workshops, a family area and owls are on offer at The Midland Railway, Butterley, near Ripley.
Lucky Soul are the final band to join the line-up which includes The Wedding Present, St Etienne (pictured) and Cate Le Bon.

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