Beats Cancer: DJ Paul Taylor to rock Castle

Paul Taylor and Judge Jules will be spinning the vinyl in aid of cancer research at Clitheroe Castle tomorrow.

"It's going to be so exciting. It doesn't happen very often, does it?"

Bonnie Tyler to sing total eclipse of the heart during solar eclipse

Bonnie Tyler will sing her classic hit Total Eclipse Of The Heart during next week's solar eclipse in the US.
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The A Capella Singers is recruiting new members. (s)

Singers get a rare chance to exhibit their vocal prowess

A singing group is offering people a rare opportunity to showcase their talents.

Julian Molinero, vocalist of Medusa. (s)

Unleash your inner beast as Medusa headline protest gig

A wild punk band will bare its teeth when it headlines one beast of a show next month.
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.

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.


Family festival fun in honour of a treasured son, brother and friend

Crowds flocked to the second Dugfest mini family festival.
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.

Wolf Alice

Wolf Alice back with a roar

A gold certified debut album. A glut of award nominations. A two-year mega tour spanning the globe.

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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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.

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.

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.''

Danny Byrant. (s)

Feast on this musical extravaganza

The Grand is to be the home of a musical extravaganza in October.

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

REVIEW: Cloudspotting Festival 2017

“What’s the weather going to do?”

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.

Sensational new band Vintage Swing Thing is set to makes it debut in Clitheroe next month.

Swing band set for debut on home turf in Ribble Valley

Ribble Valley crooner Nicholas James Gunn is shooting for the stars with his new ensemble which is set to make its debut in Clitheroe next month, writes Tony Dewhurst.

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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