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VIDEO PREVIEW: Tony Christie, Heaven 17, T'Pau and Lemar at Wentworth Music Festival

Amarillo legend Tony Christie knows the way to Wentworth Music Festival.
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1990s band Dodgy

Is your favourite Dodgy song on the playlist?

Have you got your tickets to see Nineties pop stars Dodgy in Derbyshire this weekend?

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Herding Catz Blues Band.

Gig guide

Friday, April 28

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Battle of the Bands. Generic image by Pixabay

Battle of the Bands goes into extra time

Has your group entered our first online Battle of the Bands competition?

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Carlos Bonell.

Leading classical guitarist to play in Wirksworth

Renowned as one of the world’s leading classical guitarist, Carlos Bonell will perform 18th and 19th century music in Wirksworth.

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Joe Bonamassa. Photo: Glenn Ashley

REVIEW: Fantastic entertainment from guitar hero Joe Bonamassa at Sheffield Arena

The name Bonamassa apparently means 'good oracle, the shape of things to come'. Well, at least to some etymology geek I Googled.

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The Sherlocks announce debut album Live For The Moment

VIDEO: The Sherlocks announce debut album Live For The Moment with music video Chasing Shadows

Yorkshire's latest high flying Radio 1 stars The Sherlocks have launched pre-orders for debut album Live For The Moment with the release of new music video for single Chasing Shadows.

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Antarctic Monkeys are playing at Fake Festivals in Selby in May 2011.

Antarctic Monkeys tune up for Fake Festival

Antarctic Monkeys, the leading tribute to Arctic Monkeys, give an insight into their fake life as the legendary band, as they prepare to play Chesterfield Fake Festival.

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1990s band Dodgy

VIDEO: Dodgy are staying out for a gig in Chesterfield

Power-pop hitmakers Dodgy will be playing in Chesterfield this month.

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FILM REVIEW: Broadbent is unmissable in The Sense Of An Ending

FILM REVIEW: Broadbent is unmissable in The Sense Of An Ending

Based on the Booker Prize winning novel from Julian Barnes, The Sense Of An Ending is a delicate drama about the passage of time and the consequences of youth, writes Natalie Stendall.

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Record Review with Kevin Bryan

Record Review with Kevin Bryan

Here is Kevin Bryan with his weekly look at some of the latest music releases.

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Red Hot Chili Pipers at Sherfield City Hall on April 30.

Catch bagpipe band Red Hot Chilli Pipers

Bagpipes with attitude, drums with a Scottish accent and a show that should carry its own health warning!

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Oysterband. Photo by Judith Burrows

Oysterband head artistes at Derbyshire folk festival

Bands and beer and a whole lot of festival fun. What could be better on a bank holiday weekend?
Oysterband, pictured, are hosting The Big Session which is back in Buxton after its sold-out success last year.
The popular folk festival will feature performances by Eliza Carthy and Saul Rose, Levellers Acoustic, The Hut People, Blackbeard’s Tea Party and Nancy Kerr & the Sweet Visitor Band at Buxton Opera House and the Pavilion Arts Centre over the weekend of April 28 to May 1.
To work up a thirst for the many beers available at the Big Session Tent, revellers can take to the floor for the Big Session ceilidh led by the Oysterband and Eliza Carthy.
Big Session concert artists will be leading workshops throughout the weekend to inspire budding musicians of all ages.
So get down to the first folk festival of the summer and let off some steam.

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Bananarama

Bananarama tour in their original line-up

Pop stars Bananarama will be touring in their original line-up this winter.

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Ed Sheeran.

Ed Sheeran heads for Motorpoint Arena this week

He’s revered by thousands of fans across the land so excitement is building for Ed Sheeran’s only dates in the East Midlands this week.

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REVIEW: The Halle Orchestra at Sheffield City Hall

REVIEW: The Halle Orchestra at Sheffield City Hall

Ninety years after the Halle performed the world premiere of Elgar’s first symphony, this performance was great.

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Battle of the Bands - who are the latest entrants?

Battle of the Bands - who are the latest entrants?

Our Battle of the Bands competition is hotting up.

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Ben Portsmouth, Winding Wheel, Chesterfield on May 7.

VIDEO: World champion Elvis tribute act sings in Derbyshire

Award-winning artist Ben Portsmouth has wowed fans across the globe with his singing of Elvis Presley songs.

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While She Sleeps

PREVIEW: While She Sleeps wake up fans with Yorkshire homecoming gigs and album You Are We

Sheffield post-hardcore band While She Sleeps are planning to wake up a whole new army of fans with a 60 date world tour to plug new third album, You Are We.

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