Double delight for night of operatic favourites

Almost 100 performers are joining forces for a special concert.

Tameka Jackson as Diana Ross

Tribute acts celebrate festive season

There’s a celebration of music coming to Viva Vegas to start the festive season.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Michael Ball and Alfie Boe on their recent visit to Blackpool

Top tenors get Together Again for Strictly at Tower

It’ll be back to Blackpool once more for local lad Alfie Boe, as he and Michael Ball head to the Tower Ballroom to feature in the weekend’s Strictly Come Dancing filming.

TV and Film
The cast of Thriller Live!

REVIEW: Thriller Live!, Grand Theatre, Blackpool

In a town where tribute acts play on a nightly basis, it’s no surprise Thriller Live! makes regular visits to the Grand Theatre.

Theatre and Comedy

Norwegian pop stars A-ha set to Take On Blackpool’s Bloomfield Road

The sun always shines on Blackpool – or at least that’s the hope for Norwegian hitmakers A-ha as they announce a special gig at Blackpool FC’s Bloomfield Road stadium.

The Moods

Urban crew are in the mood for dancing

A newly-expanded collective of producers, poets and musicians are promising a night ‘to make you dance, and then make you think’.

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.

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.
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!.

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.


Starsailor on the menu for big Christmas shindig at Guild Hall

Indie four-piece Starsailor are set to cap-off a resurgent 2017 with a Preston gig billed as an end of year extravaganza.

Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman

Boon for Willows Folk Club as Roberts and Lakeman sign in

Two major figures in the world of folk music will be playingin Kirkham tonight.

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.

Intercity Blues Band

Mersey blues band on track for return to Fleetwood’s monthly club

Live music continues at The Royal Oak on Friday when Fleetwood RnB club welcomes Liverpool’s Intercity Blues Band.


REVIEW: Embrace, Preston Guild Hall

If live music is a drug, Danny McNamara is an addict.

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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