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Low end legends added to bill at punk festival

Two legendary post punk bass players have been added to the bill for next year’s Rebellion Festival at Blackpool’s Winter Gardens.

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Katie Markham dons the black dress of Adele

Artists pay tribute to modern musical icons at the Grand Theatre

There’s a triple bill of tributes to singing sensations at the Grand Theatre this weekend.
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Kara Lily Hayworth as Cilla Black

Review: Cilla the musical at Manchester Palace Theatre

Much like Cilla's career, the start of her musical at Manchester's Palace started with a slight technical hitch but it did little to dampen the brilliance of what followed.

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Paul Metcalfe as Rod Stewart, in Some Guys Have All The Luck, which is coming to Blackpool Grand Theatre

Paul Metcalfe’s tribute to Rod Stewart at Blackpool’s Grand Theatre

There could hardly be a more fitting title to a show chronicling and celebrating the music of rock icon Rod Stewart than ‘Some Guys Have All The Luck’.
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Apps for kids to explore the world of music

Top apps for introducing your kids to music

Want to introduce your child to music? There’s an app for that.
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Conductor Helen Harrison

Double delight for night of operatic favourites

Almost 100 performers are joining forces for a special concert.

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Bradley Walsh in the studio

Bradley Walsh: On my tombstone it will say 'At last a day off'

Game show host, actor, presenter and singer Bradley Walsh talks to Joe Nerssessian about his second album in as many years, twelve months after he became the UK's biggest-selling debut male artist.

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A Night of Dirty Dancing

Be part of the glorious summer of 1963 - just for one night

The passion, romance and joy of one of the classic cult films of the 80s will come to Blackpool in a one-night special next week.

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Carey was expected to kick off her tour in Canada

All I want for Christmas is flu: Mariah Carey cancels start of festive tour

Mariah Carey has said it is "bleak" that she has been forced to cancel the first shows of her Christmas tour because of a respiratory infection.

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Britain's Got Talent winners Collabro

Talent comes to town

The world’s most successful musical theatre group, Collabro, are heading to the resort on their third headline 29-date tour.

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Axl Rose (left) and Tommy Stinson of Guns N' Roses

Guns N' Roses to rock out as Download Festival headliner

Guns N' Roses have been confirmed as third and final headliner for metal music festival Download.

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Together again: Micheal Ball and ALfie Boe

Michael Ball and Alfie Boe muse over Downton Abbey musical

Chart-topping singers Michael Ball and Alfie Boe joked that they would love to turn hit period drama Downton Abbey into a stage musical.
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Thriller Live!

King pops back to Blackpool

Fans of superstar pop legend Michael Jackson will be beating a path to the Grand Theatre next week for the return of tribute show Thriller Live!.

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John Mayall

Boss man of British blues set to mix it up in show celebrating 65th album

Hailed as the godfather of British blues, John Mayall comes to Blackpool this weekend.

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Preston Guild Hall

Guild Hall event mysteriously cancelled

The Day of the Dead festival at Preston’s Guild Hall on November 24 has been mysteriously cancelled.

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Uli Jon Roth

Pioneering guitarist exploring new frontier at Blackpool bar

Uli Jon Roth will be embarking on a 14-date headline tour next month.

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Keren Woodward, Sara Dallin and Siobhan Fahey set for Bananarama return

Three’s company for girl band’s first tour

Bananarama were ‘the’ girl group of the 1980s. But despite their success, the original trio of Sara Dallin, Siobhan Fahey and Keren Woodward never made it out on the road to perform their hits such as It Ain’t What You Do..., Really Saying Something and Cruel Summer for fans.

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Martin Barre will be playing Preston

Laying it bare with Martin Barre and keeping the music alive

There's few artists who can claim such a rich and varied career as Martin Barre.
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Sainsbury's is to launch its own record label

Sainsbury's gets into the groove with new record label

Sainsbury's is to launch its own record label as the supermarket giant looks to capitalise on the resurgent popularity of vinyl.
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Can you identify anyone on this photograph taken around 1949 in Bamber Bridge with Burgess front row third from right?

Help write the missing Anthony Burgess chapter

Much has been written about - and by - Anthony Burgess, author of A Clockwork Orange.

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