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Time to savour some vintage Red Red Wine

What do Rod Stewart, Neil Diamond and UB40 all have in common?

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Action Records owner Gordon Gibson looking forward to Record Store Day at his shop on Church Street, Preston

Rare treats in store for music lovers

Unreleased Smiths demos, David Bowie LP sets and an Africa shaped vinyl of Africa by Toto are just some of the exclusive releases that will be available on the tenth annual Record Store Day.

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Preston noise merchants Evil Blizzard play LiVe in Preston on Saturday, April 1

Blizzard to blanket city with noise and mayhem before fest...no joke

Evil Blizzard might be hitting the heady heights of fame, appearing alongside legendary headliners such as Rainbow, Sweet and Blue Oyster Cult at the Stone Free Festival at London’s O2 Arena in the summer, but before then they will be hitting their home turf in Preston once again for what promises to be a manic and messy April Fool’s night.

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Thriller Live is returning to Blackpool Grand Theatre

Jacko fans are in for another thrilling time

Blackpool Grand Theatre have just added another ‘Thriller’ of a show to their impressive 2017 schedule.

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Headteacher Graeme Dow directs the winning school, Anchorsholme Primary

Anchorsholme Primary School choristers raise the roof!

Sweet-voiced youngsters at Anchorsholme Primary School are singing from the rooftops!

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Joe Bonamassa. Photo by Christie Goodwin

Guitar king Joe Bonamassa crowns UK tour at Blackpool Opera House

Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton and BB King trip off the tongue when asked to name the greatest guitar players of all time - but make way for Joe Bonamassa!

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The Blues Band

Still going strong and they’re heading this way

The Blues Band, who are still going strong 38 years after originally forming, will play Fleetwood Marine Hall as part of their upcoming tour.

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Shaun Ryder

New boutique festival for North West

A ‘boutique’ North West music festival have announced Manchester band James as their second headliners.

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Blossoms

NME tour showcases talent of tomorrow

The annual NME awards tour stopped off in Liverpool over the weekend for what was the tour’s only North West date.

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The Jerseys

Oh what an Afternoon with The Jerseys at Viva

Viva Blackpool will be ensuring it’s a case of ‘Oh what an afternoon’ on Tuesday, March 28, as it stages its next showtime afternoon with The Jerseys.

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Thunder opened their new tour in Manchester

GIG REVIEW: Thunder at 02 Manchester Apollo

‘Everybody, scream!’

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Adam Mitchell

Child actor Adam enjoys day in the sun

A Baines’ School pupil has been given the life-changing opportunity to sing on a Disney film soundtrack.

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Ray Quinn

Fundraising show is a Ray of light

For the third successive year, Blackpool Grand Theatre is holding a night of entertainment in aid of The Not Forgotten Association.

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Jane Irwin

Opera star comes home

International opera star Jane Irwin will be performing a homecoming concert alongside the Blackpool Symphony Orchestra, on Saturday.

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Happy Mondays

Happy Mondays announce Greatest Hits tour

Legendary ‘Madchester’ band Happy Mondays will Step On to the Preston Guild Hall stage as part of their upcoming Greatest Hits tour.

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Brigitte DeMeyer and Will Kimbrough

Musical duo from Tennessee team up

A pair of musicians, hailing all the way from Nashville, Tennessee, will perform ‘unplugged’ in Garstang later this month.

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100 Voices of Gospel

Join 100 Voices of Gospel

One lucky choir from Lancashire will get the chance to join the internationally renowned 100 Voices of Gospel when they head to the county next month.

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Soprano Jane Irwin

International soprano comes home for show

International opera star Jane Irwin will be performing a homecoming concert alongside the Blackpool Symphony Orchestra.

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Into The Shadows

Out of the Shadows and into the limelight

A tribute band, recreating the music of The Shadows is coming to Thornton Little Theatre.

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In tune to give children’s charity £1,100 boost

Ukulele players hit high notes at fundraiser for Great Ormond Street Hospital

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