Justin Bieber banned from China over 'bad behaviour'

Justin Bieber will not be invited to perform in China because of his past "bad behaviour", Beijing officials said.

Joe McElderry is back in Blackpool

At last, meet the real X Factor Joe on stage

He’s been to Blackpool as Tommy in The Who’s epic rock opera.

Blackpool and The Fylde College choir

College choir joins lights show

Blackpool and The Fylde College students will take to the stage along with top local acts at this year’s Blackpool Illuminations Switch-On event and as part of the College’s 125-year celebrations.

The Coustics

Eyes of the world on town as music and arts festival starts

St Annes Music and Arts Festival, Ashton Gardens

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Rebecca Ferguson is heading to Preston

Rebecca Ferguson is coming to Preston

X Factor favourite Rebecca Ferguson will be performing live in concert at Preston Guild Hall on Saturday, February 10 next year.

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TV Smith will be playing The Adverts best known hits at next months Rebellion Punk Festival PHOTO: JANETTE DECKER

Punk pioneers back in resort for Rebellion

One of Britain’s punk pioneers will be playing the resort next month when the Rebellion Punk Festival returns to Blackpool.

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David Duckmanton as Mick Hucknell in A New Flame

David’s voice is Simply similar

Fans of the unique vocal tones of Mick Hucknell will be in for a treat next month, as A New Flame comes to the Marine Hall.

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Graeme Park with Hacienda Classical

House fans are older, but can still have fun

One of the godfathers of House, legendary DJ Graeme Park, has lost none of the enthusiasm for the “electronic disco” that he championed in the 80s.

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Intercity Blues Band

Debut for Intercity Blues Band

There’s a new act heading to Deadun’s at Fleetwood’s Royal Oak this week.

Kirk Brandon (right) with master cellist Sam Sansbury

Make a date with destiny singer

With more than 15 studio albums to his name, Kirk Brandon is sure to create a special night at Thornton Little Theatre.

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Kara Lily Hayworth will star as Cilla Black in Cilla The Musical at the Opera House

New Cilla show’s star is revealed

After weeks of open auditions across the country, the star of new show Cilla the Musical - charting the rise of fame of Cilla Black - has been revealed.

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Chesney Hawkes, left, and Kevin Simm, second from left, among the stars at the One Voice One Love event. Pictures: David Ingham of F2 Photography

‘Emotional’ event honours Lancashire victims

A host of stars turned out for a memorial concert for two Lancashire victims of the Manchester terror attack.

Dance DJ Dave Pearce

DJ Dave takes plunge back to the Old Pool

“I remember Jason Fubar ringing me when the Syndicate was about to open,” dance DJ Dave Pearce recalls.

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Jimi Love as Prince with the band Purple Rain

Band night to celebrate Prince

A ‘world-class live celebration of the music, life and legacy of Prince’ comes to Blackpool this autumn.

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Beautiful music on show by local choirs

A ‘balmy evening’ of music is on the bill tonight and tomorrow, as the Elswick Singers present their Summer Harmonies concerts.

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Bad Religion headline the first night of Rebellion

LA legends to kick-off 22st Rebellion festival

In less than a month’s time Blackpool will once more play host to some of the world’s most legendary punk bands.

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Busted will be playing in Preston in October

Busted are back - and in Preston

Busted will be performing live in concert at Preston's Guild Hall on Monday, October 16 2017.


Band sail on with album and tour

Starsailor have announced tour dates to promote their new album All This Life due to be released in September.

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The Royal Oak on Lord Street, Fleetwood.

Rockers aim to raise the roof for the weekend

The Royal Oak in Fleetwood presents two nights of live music this weekend.

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"I've actually come off Twitter completely, I can't read it."

Ed Sheeran forced off Twitter by trolls

Ed Sheeran has said that online abuse has driven him off Twitter.

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