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CONCERT PREVIEW: Invitation to hear Geordie jazz queen in Long Sutton

Newcastle jazz singer Zoe Gilby, described by British saxaphone legend Courtney Pine as someone who “deserves wider recognition”, is coming to Long Sutton next weekend.

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Jazz night ends Castle Acre fundraising year

Castle Acre Village Hall will be hosting a live fundraising jazz concert next Friday, November 24.

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Melvin Benn launching his ReBalance plans with Lande Hekt from punk rock band Muncie Girls, PRS Foundation chief executive Vanessa Reed and Lucy Wood, also from Festival Republic.

VIDEO: Festival boss launches ReBalance scheme to get more girls into music industry

Girl power got a helping hand today when one of the world's biggest music promoters launched an initiative in to encourage more female UK led bands, solo acts and sound engineers.

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IN FEET FIRST: Kat Brittain and her band are performing at  Mind Aid at Alive Corn Exchange, King's Lynn, on Saturday, June 24, and then at Festival Too, also in King's Lynn, on Friday, July 14.  Photo by Jon Seymour.

ALBUM REVIEW: Rich rewards for a northern soul singer who chose to ‘jump in feet first’

I Can and I Will, Kat Brittain, Self-Released, Out Now

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Surfleet Seas End acoustic singer-songwriter Tommy Loose's second album, Carrying the Unfixable.  Artwork by Nik Gernert.

ALBUM REVIEW: Getting it all out of your system and onto disc

Carrying The Unfixable, Tommy Loose, Self-Released, Out Now

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The Georgia Shackleton Trio are (from left) Nic Zuppardi (mandolin), Georgia Shackleton (fiddle/lead vocalist) and Aaren Bennett (guitar).  Photo by JAMES DE ARA TORRES.

ALBUM REVIEW Traditional folk makes room for true bluegrass

The Dog That Would Not Be Washed

The Georgia Shackleton Trio

Self-Released, Out Now

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The Georgia Shackleton Trio, Nic Zuppardi (vocals and mandolin), Georgia Shackleton (vocals and fiddle) and Aaren Bennett (vocals and guitar) at The Old Ship Inn, London Road, Long Sutton.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG160417-200TW.

MUSIC PROFILE: The Georgia Shackleton Trio explore new country sounds

An ancestor of one of the British Isles’s greatest explorers and two sensational “sultans of string” gave The Old Ship Inn, Long Sutton, a pub reopening to remember on Easter Day.

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The Soft Tone Needles, featuring guitarist Jack Johnson, singer Kat Brittain and saxophonist Mark Wilkinson.  Photo supplied.

MUSIC FEATURE: Breaking down the barriers and marching to original beats

The Soft Tone Needles at the 2017 Holbeach Music and Beer Festival, August 4, 5 and 6

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Donington RBL Band is hosting live music on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve.  Photo: SG120512-343NG.

Festive music at South Holland RBL clubs

Royal British Legion (RBL) Clubs in Donington and Long Sutton may be the places to go for a night out on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve.

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Honey G is at Halo on Saturday (17th).

Will Peterborough go sweet on XFactor’s Honey G at Halo?

She might have missed out on the XFactor final last weekend but wannabe rap star Honey G will be live on stage at Peterborough’s Halo on Saturday.

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Chatteris singer Madison bids for votes in national competition

Chatteris singer Madison bids for votes in national competition

A young singer from Chatteris needs your help to progress to the next stage of a national singing competition.

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Listening to loud music on personal devices could be leading to an epidemic of deafness among young people, a study shows.

Headphones causing hidden hearing loss ‘epidemic’

Listening to loud music on personal devices could be leading to an epidemic of deafness among young people, a study shows.

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BREAKING NEWS: Elton John to play the ABAX Stadium

Superstar Elton John will play a concert at Peterborough United’s ABAX Stadium next summer.

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The Cheeky Girls scooped the number two spot - their highest chart appearance for some time. Shutterstock

REVEALED- Top 50 worst albums EVER

Mr Blobby has beaten Justin Bieber to the unwanted title of ‘worst album of all time’.

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Vinyl sales driven by midlifers - not hipsters

Vinyl sales driven by midlifers - not hipsters

Vinyl has had something of a resurgence in recent years and it is thought that annual sales could surpass the three million mark in the UK for the first time in decades.

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Wisbech rocks at festival

As the sun beat down on Sunday afternoon, big crowds poured into Wisbech Park for the town’s annual Rock Festival.

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Craig Charles and Utah Saints at Elton Hall

Green Meadows Festival will boast a huge line up of internationally acclaimed artists and DJs next month.

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Support for music day as town gets angry

Long Sutton Parish Council is backing this year’s Music in the Park after it was accused of not doing enough for the town.

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Competition for access to major events has seen ticket fraud jump 55 per cent in a year

Top tips for festival-goers to avoid ticket scams

Summer is on its way and that means one thing to music lovers: festival time.

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