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Ed Sheeran misses out Yorkshire for 2018 stadium tour

Ed Sheeran will not play a Yorkshire date as part of his UK stadium tour next summer.

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Rudimental

Win tickets to see Rudimental at Doncaster Racecourse

Doncaster Racecourse is excited to announce the Brit Award winning band Rudimental will perform after racing on Saturday 1 July.
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Fans pay tribute to those who were killed and injured in the Manchester terrorist bombing.

Picture and video special: Stars of music pay tribute to terror victims as Manchester displays show of love

THE HEALING power of music worked its harmonious magic last night as Manchester once again proved it is a city united in the face of terror.

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Martha’s magic is still casting a spell

Martha’s magic is still casting a spell

It’s been more than 50 years since Martha Reeves first stepped aboard the Motown Review with the likes of Stevie Wonder, the Supremes, Marvin Gaye and the Miracles.

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Hebden Bridge’s electronic blitz

Hebden Bridge’s electronic blitz

Fans of electronic music are in for a treat as Hebden Bridge Arts Festival have booked some of the UK’s most exciting acts.

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The man who said no to Zeppelin ...

The man who said no to Zeppelin ...

Here’s an opportunity that doesn’t come around every day as Calderdale welcomes rock legend Terry Reid - the man who famously turned down the lead singing role in Led Zeppelin, suggesting Robert Plant got the job instead!

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Brighouse 1940s weekend

Turned out nice again!

It seems barely believable that just five years ago the first 1940s Weekend was held in Brighouse.

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Nick Simonet, at Revo Records, Halifax,  with Sgt Pepper LP.

Calderdale musicians celebrate The Beatles Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club album 50 years on

It’s half a century since The Beatles released their famous Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band album. We asked some well-known figures about their memories - and Calderdale record store owners about its influence on them.

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Two superb ensembles make one great concert

Two superb ensembles make one great concert

Two of Yorkshire’s finest musical ensembles will be joining forces at Huddersfield Town Hall in a few weeks time for a Brass and Voice Spectacular.

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Courteeners head for the Victoria

Courteeners head for the Victoria

Mega group Courteeners - one of the first bands to be announced for the Glastonbury Festival this year - are warming up for a huge sell-out gig at Manchester United’s Old Trafford stadium with two dates - one of them at the Victoria Theatre, Halifax next Tuesday (May 23).

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Top pianists’ recital will help fund festivals of the future ...

Top pianists’ recital will help fund festivals of the future ...

Hard on the heels of the 5th annual Hebden Bridge Piano Festival in April, comes a spectacular fundraising Gala Piano Recital which is intended to help provide some financial security for programming yet more exciting and adventurous Festivals in 2018 and beyond.

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Black Dyke’s brass feast

Black Dyke’s brass feast

Soloist Peter Moore, principal trombone of the London Symphony Orchestra and 2008 winner of BBC Young Musician of the Year, will join Black Dyke Brass Band when it returns to Leeds Town Hall on Sunday, June 4 for a gala concert.

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New star of country music

New star of country music

Cale Tyson is a singer and songwriter from Nashville, Tennessee and according to Bob Harris, a young man that’s going places.

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When 
Julie
comes
around

When Julie comes around

Sometimes it can take years to find your calling.

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Cool jazz is on offer at the Fielden Centre

Cool jazz is on offer at the Fielden Centre

The trio of piano, bass and drums is one of the best-loved of jazz ensembles, in which great musicians such as Oscar Peterson, Art Tatum and Bill Evans have brought popular songs into the realms of high art.

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Festival floods town
with watery works

Festival floods town with watery works

The theme of this year’s Hebden Bridge Arts Festival is Water and local poet Winston Plowes is one of the artists taking inspiration from the town’s waterside setting, a confluence of rivers and canal, writes Paul Clarke.

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FUNNY GIRL,              , MUSIC - JULE STYNE, Lyrics  Bob Merrill, Book  Harvey Fierstein, Director  Michael Mayer, Choreography  Lynne Page, Set Design  Michael Pavelka, Costumes  Matthew Wright, Lighting  Mark Henderson, The Savoy Theatre, London, 2016, Credit: Johan Persson/

Sheridan’s starring role

Sheridan Smith steps onto the stage at the Alhambra Theatre, Bradford next month in a show that has won critical acclaim and enjoyed record-breaking sold-out runs at the Menier Chocolate Factory and Savoy Theatre in London.

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Broadway boost for hospice choir

Broadway boost for hospice choir

Overgate Hospice Choir will be ‘Breezin’ Down Broadway’ at its forthcoming concert - and hoping to break through the £300,000 barrier.

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