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Gig review: Elbow at Dalby Forest

THERE is an admission from Guy Garvey that he is is feeling a little “ropey” having played a surprise Glastonbury set the night before.

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Junun at Brudenell Social Club, Leeds. Picture: Gary Brightbart

Gig review: Junun at Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

Through the hum of chatter, audience members slowly become aware of the peal of a trumpet and the rhythm of hand held percussion. As they look around the Brudenell to locate its source, seven members of the Rajasthan Express appear through the entrance and take up residence at the back of the room to play ‘Julus’.

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Jeff Lynne's ELO at Wembley Stadium. Picture: Cartsen Windhorst

Gig review: Jeff Lynne’s ELO at Wembley Stadium

Hull’s KCOM Stadium is in for a memorable night when Jeff Lynne’s ELO take to the stage on July 1, if the evidence of last Saturday’s spectacular show at Wembley Stadium is anything to go by.

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Mark Ronson and Sharleen Spiteri of Texas.

Ticket holders for axed Mark Ronson gig at Doncaster Racecourse can swap to see Ocean Colour Scene or Texas

Ticket holders for the axed Mark Ronson concert at Doncaster Racecourse can upgrade to see Texas or Ocean Colour Scene - or get a refund. venue bosses have announced.

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Rubbish is collected following the Glastonbury Festival at Worthy Farm in Pilton, Somerset.

What a mess! Glastonbury clean up starts after 200,000 people go home

For the past five days, it has been home to a population of 200,000 but now the clean-up operation after Glastonbury Festival 2017 begins.

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Here's why there will be no Glastonbury Festival in 2018

Here's why there will be no Glastonbury Festival in 2018

Glastonbury 2017 finished with a huge headline performance by Ed Sheeran on Sunday.

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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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DEBUT GIG: Mark Abrahams (left) on stage in Sweden with Wishbone Ash veteran Andy Powell. PIC: Henrik Hildebrandt

Leeds guitar shop boss is Wishbone Ash’s latest ‘axeman’

A guitar player from Leeds has landed his dream job with rock legends Wishbone Ash.

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John Wilson. Picture: Chris Christodoulou

John Wilson swings into Harrogate

It’s one of the hottest dates on Harrogate International Festival’s packed month-long programme.

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Curtis Johns on Let It Shine.

Curtis Johns: Leeds songwriter is on centre stage for musical

A Leeds songwriter will have his chance to ‘Shine’ as he stars as part of the main cast in a touring musical based on the story of pop legends Take That.

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George Benson

Music interview: George Benson – ‘I was knocked out that Miles Davis even called me let alone asked me to record with him’

Veteran jazz, R&B and soul singer and guitarist George Benson’s latest tour stops off in Yorkshire next month. Duncan Seaman reports.

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NewcastleGateshead Quayside. Photo: Visit England

VIDEO: All you need to know about The Great Exhibition of the North 2018

The Great Exhibition of the North will be the largest event in England in 2018 and organisers see it as a a game-changing moment for the North.
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VIDEO: Yorkshire firm behind brand for 2018's The Great Exhibition of the North

The Great Exhibition of the North promoting art, design and innovation throughout the region is exactly a year away and today it was revealed at the at the heart of its dynamic brand identity is a Yorkshire company.
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Sir Bryn Terfel

Music interview: Sir Bryn Terfel – ‘The scope of one’s repertoire is sometimes truly life changing’

There’s an opportunity to see one of the world’s great opera singers right on Yorkshire’s doorstep this summer at Harrogate Music Festival.

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Alt-J have just released their third album, Relaxer.

Music interview: Alt-J on their new album Relaxer

For a band who have enjoyed considerable highs since leaving the University of Leeds, Alt-J could be forgiven for sounding rather jaunty by the time they reached Album Number Three.

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Rupert Stroud. Picture: Matt Davis

Music interview: Rupert Stroud – ‘I’m excited to get some new music out’

It’s been a couple of years since the last release by Rupert Stroud, but next week the Ilkley-based singer songwriter is back with a bang.

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James House

Music preview: James House at Warehouse Recording Co, Harrogate

Multi hit American singer/songwriter James House recorded his latest solo album Berwick St at the iconic Studio 2 Abbey Road Studios with his UK band.

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Artwork for Simon Cowell's charity single, raising funds for those affected by the catastrophic Grenfell Tower fire.

Bridge Over Troubled Water: Listeners moved to tears by Simon Cowell's Grenfell Tower charity single

Simon Cowell's Grenfell Tower charity single left listeners in tears when it was aired for the first time - with an opening rap by Stormzy.
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Tony Hadley

Festival review: Let’s Rock Leeds! at Temple Newsam, Leeds

In a day packed full of 80s sing-a-long anthems, Nick Heyward’s ‘Fantastic Day’ best summed up a sun-drenched trip down amnesia lane, 14,000 revellers basking in the Temple Newsam sunshine.

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Peter Andre and Atomic Kitten's Kerry Katona.

Peter Andre, Atomic Kitten, Boyzlife and Union J all announce summer concerts at Doncaster's Yorkshire Wildlife Park

A galaxy of pop stars are all set to rock Doncaster's Yorkshire Wildlife Park this summer.

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