Tickets on sale for new music festival

This year’s Brabin’s Rocks is the first of what will be an annual family friendly music festival.

Evie Plumb.

Evie's homecoming gig for Rosemere

Singer Evie Plumb is to return to her home village of Chipping to perform at a fundraising evening for Rosemere Cancer Foundation.

"Corbyn" on stage. Photos by Jonathan Haworth.

'Mixing politics with music can cross many barriers'

Building on their successful event last September, Ribble Valley Labour Party held their second “For The Valley” event with the continued aim of raising awareness of local and national issues and increasing engagement in politics, writes Jonathan Haworth.

Tom Higham and Ben Fletcher form Aquilo

Silverdale duo Aquilo to play in Manchester

When two young lads - Ben and Tom - joined forces to form a band, one of the biggest things on their mind was what to call themselves... step in Tom's mum who came up with the curious name of Aquilo.

Crowds look at the floral tributes in St Ann's Square, Manchester, to remember the victims of the terror attack

Mass sing-a-long to mark first anniversary of Manchester Arena terror attack

A mass sing-along led by choirs will be held to mark the one-year anniversary of the Manchester Arena terror attack.

Nerina Pallot is bringing her musical talents to Preston

Singer songwriter Nerina Pallot comes to Preston Guild Hall

Nerina Pallot is a smart artist who talk straight and writes beautifully.

KOYO release their new single Jettisoned this month.

Music interview – KOYO: ‘People can expect a relentless, sonic spectacle from start to finish’

Less than seven months have passed since KOYO launched their critically acclaimed debut album, and with festival dates at Download, Camden Rocks, Bliss Camp, Great Escape Festival and Live at Leeds upcoming this year, the band are heading around the UK with a series of exclusive free warm up shows.

Clitheroe Mayor Maureen Fenton.

Mayor's tuneful end to spring

Music from The Grand Choir and CRGS Swing Band will provide a tuneful end to April with “A Serenade to Spring”.

Zoo Project

Win tickets to Burnley Zoo Project

The Zoo Project Ibiza heads to Burnley later this month and we have two pairs of tickets to give away.
Jamie Duggan is in Blackburn to open the Switch nightclub

Big dance names head to Blackburn and Burnley

Blackburn and Burnley are the places to be for all dance fans tonight and then during the Bank Holiday weekend.

Some of the younger cast members of the production The King and I at Whalley's Oakhill School.

Royal command performance was a triumph

The musical, The King and I, was performed by students from Whalley's Oakhill School and Nursery.

Dan Riley with Steffen Thiede, Hannes Rackow and Stefan Kurzmann.

Clitheroe musician’s songs make journey from Bowland to Germany

A Clitheroe man who wrote a collection of songs while living at Stocks Reservoir in Bowland has gone on to record and release them in Germany.

Chris Difford will be performing at The Platform in Morecambe

Squeeze man Chris Difford to drop in at The Platform in Morecambe for a spot of storytelling

It might be an idea to watch your words around Chris Difford, or else you just might end up being the focus of one of his songs!
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Adele tribute artist Katie Markham is playing at Preston's Guild Hall

Win tickets to see Adele tribute show at Preston's Charter Theatre

As a tribute artist, getting the chance to perform alongside your idol is a rare opportunity. But to be hand selected by a global musical sensation to replicate them on TV is an even rarer event.

Nick Wood and Kyle Worrall will take to the stage as duo OdAll in France this weekend.

Vive La France for talented teenage music duo

Teenage musicians Nick Wood and Kyle Worrall have been invited to play at a prestigious music festival this weekend.
Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke

Thom Yorke heading to Manchester after announcing new solo tour

The Radiohead frontman has included the north west as part of only three UK appearances this year.

The Monochrome Set are (from left to right): Mike Urban, Bid, Andy Warren and John Paul Moran

The Monochrome Set's colourful history to continue on their return to Preston's Continental

Celebrating an incredible 40 years since the band's formation, The Monochrome Set return to Preston's The Continental on Saturday, March 24 to promote their forthcoming album Maisieworld, which is due for release in the spring.

The Lovely Eggs from Lancaster.

Summer festival with a difference

A new festival is heading to the Ribble Valley this summer and will be headlined by high-flying Lancaster band The Lovely Eggs.


Non-stop musical extravaganza raises £4k for children’s hospital

Thousands of pounds were raised as local bands Tyro and Northern Sports Club (NSC) helped ensure the third “Hey Clitheroe” fundraiser was once again a huge success.

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