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Musician promises free Leamington gig to fans who could not make first show due to snow

A musician has promised a free gig for fans who could not make it to his show in Leamington due to the heavy snow last weekend.

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The Kodaly Quartet

Review: Foot-tapping, trickery and smiles from talented quartet in Leamington

Clive Peacock reviews the Kodály Quartet at the Pump Room, Leamington

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Review - Liam Gallagher at Arena Birmingham

For a while around the start of this decade, it seemed unimaginable that Liam Gallagher would return to selling out arenas in seconds and headlining the stages he walked out onto during Oasis' peak.

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Good Charlotte

Good Charlotte join Jimmy Eat World as Slam Dunk joint headliners

Slam Dunk has revealed pop-punk titans Good Charlotte as joint-headliners of this year’s festival.

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Levellers began their career in 1988

Levellers to headline Friday night at Cropredy Convention

Fairport Convention have announced the Levellers will headline the Friday night of their annual festival next year.

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Rewind to the future: cassettes could be the new vinyl

Rewind to the future: cassettes could be the new vinyl

Any music fan will be aware of how vinyl records have become strangely fashionable again, with the retro format enjoying a resurgence as an alternative mp3 downloads and streaming.

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Alexisonfire

Alexisonfire, Body Count and Parkway Drive among latest additions to Download line up

Post hardcore legends Alexisonfire, Body Count, Parkway Drive and Marilyn Manson are among the latest additions to the Download Festival which returns to the region next year.

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REVIEW: Rock duo Royal Blood captivate 15,000 fans in Birmingham

David Jackson reviews Royal Blood, At The Drive-In and Black Honey at Arena Birmingham
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East 17 were one of the biggest boybands of the 1990s

East 17 to play Christmas concert in Leamington

Nineties favourites East 17 are coming to Leamington for a special Christmas concert.

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Guns 'N Roses' debut album sold 30 million copies

Guns N’ Roses revealed as final Download Festival headline act

The legendary Guns N’ Roses have been revealed as the final headliners for next year’s Download Festival.

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Avenged Sevenfold

US metallers Avenged Sevenfold announced as second Download headliners

Avenged Sevenfold have revealed as the second headliners for next summer’s Download Festival.

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Ozzy Osbourne

Midlands metal icon Ozzy revealed as first Download Festival headliner

Ozzy Osbourne has been revealed as the first act to headline next year’s Download Festival.

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Corinna Jane

Corinna plays radio showcase in Northampton

Shoetown Sounds is back at The Lab on Saturday following its inaugural night last month.

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REVIEW: Metallica rock the Midlands with a heavy-hitting spectacular

John Steven reviews Metallica at the Genting Arena, Birmingham

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Peter Donohoe

Review: High emotions and powerful performances with Russian classics at Warwick Arts Centre

Clive Peacock reviews St Petersburg Symphony Orchestra at Warwick Arts Centre

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Jason Donovan

Thousands enjoy '80s extravaganza at the Ricoh Arena

Generations united at the Ricoh Arena on Saturday night to see some of the biggest 1980s music stars roll back the years.
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Belinda and band on stage. Picture: Matthew Barton

Review: Heaven is a place in Leamington as Belinda Carlisle wows the crowd

Matthew Barton reviews Belinda Carlisle at the Assembly in Leamington

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The singers in full voice. Picture by Adam Koch

Review: Hundreds of singers join voices for community choir concert

Clive Peacock reviews Festival of Voices with Divertimento and Friends at Warwick Hall, Warwick School

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Do you have a fortune hiding in your vinyl collection?

Could you have vinyl worth thousands in your collection?

A rare vinyl recording of cellist Jacqueline Du Pre originally being sold for £1.99 by an Oxfam shop in Thornbury, S Glos is now being offered online by the charity for £2,000.

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Roderick Williams

Review: Gorgeous music on an engaging night in Stratford

Clive Peacock reviews Roderick Williams and Emily Levy in Lads and Lasses at Stratford Music Festival

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