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Thursday, September 21

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Record Review with Kevin Bryan

Record Review with Kevin Bryan

It’s time for this week’s Record Review feature, with Kevin Bryan.

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Cloudbusting at The Flowerpot, Derby, on September 23.

VIDEO: Cloudbusting recreates Kate Bush hits

Tribute band Cloudbusting play the classic hits of Kate Bush, performing the music exactly to the original.

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Ovacast

Bands drum up funds for Ashgate Hospice

Rock band Ovacast are staging their annual charity gig this month to celebrate the group’s 18th anniversary.

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VIDEO: Texas on tour to plug ninth album

VIDEO: Texas on tour to plug ninth album

Multi-million selling recording artists Texas are on an autumn tour to plug their latest long-player Jump On Board.

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Kevin Bryan’s record reviews

Kevin Bryan’s record reviews

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The Pretty Things at The Flowerpot, Derby.

VIDEO: The Pretty Things head for Derbyshire

Don’t miss this rare opportunity to see one of the greatest rock bands of the last half-century playing live.

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The Quireboys. Photo by Goldwood Images.

VIDEO: The Quireboys sing the blues

Veteran rock ‘n’ rollers The Quireboys are touring their new album, White Trash Blues, and have a gig lined up in Derbyshire.
The latest long-player sees The Quireboys put their own stamp on songs by blues legends such as Muddy Waters, John Lee Hooker, Chuck Berry and Billy Boy Arnold.

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French Riviera comes to Long Eaton as hit comedy musical is staged

French Riviera comes to Long Eaton as hit comedy musical is staged

The popular musical comedy Dirty Rotten Scoundrels is to be the next production for Long Eaton Operatic Society.

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Choirs come together in Alfreton for Autumn Showcase

Choirs come together in Alfreton for Autumn Showcase

Alfreton Male Voice Choir are to hold their annual concert, named Autumn Showcase, on Saturday, October 14, starting at 7.30pm.

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A feast of top-quality performers in the new Nottingham Classics season

A feast of top-quality performers in the new Nottingham Classics season

Records were again broken at Nottingham’s Royal Concert Hall, as its 2016-2017 international concert season, Nottingham Classics, notched up average audiences of nearly 1,900 for its orchestral concerts, with orchestras responding to packed houses with roof-raising performances.

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A touch of brass as new Music At Duffield season starts

A touch of brass as new Music At Duffield season starts

The first concert in the new Music at Duffield Season takes place at The Ecclesbourne School in Duffield on Saturday, September 23.

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Oliver Dawson's Saxon.

Stellar line-up for Whitwell Festival

Oliver Dawson’s Saxon will headline the 20-plus acts performing at this month’s Whitwell Festival.

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Bumper autumn residency at city venues for Sinfonia Viva

Bumper autumn residency at city venues for Sinfonia Viva

Folk tunes, classical gems and even music played from rooftops around Derby Cathedral are just some of the highlights of Sinfonia Viva’s four-week Autumn Derby Residency.

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Derbyshire choirs sing to help county charity

Derbyshire choirs sing to help county charity

Two of Derbyshire’s finest choirs are performing at a special concert to raise funds for a county charity which helps adults and children cope with sight loss.

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DCO to perform Beethoven and Mozart pieces

DCO to perform Beethoven and Mozart pieces

Derby Concert Orchestra will give their first performance of the 2017-2018 season on Saturday, October 14.

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Nick McCann

Ripley Music Festival fundraiser

On the back of the most Ripley Music Festival yet, musicians are drumming up cash for next year’s event.

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Escape Plan.

Gig guide

Thursday, August 24

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Peatbog Faeries play at Off The Tracks festival.

Off The Tracks festival tickets up for grabs

Peatbog Faeries, Dub Pistols and Le Vent Du Nord headline this year’s Off The Tracks - and you win tickets to see them and free camping over the weekend.
We have teamed up with the festival promoter to give away a pair of weekend tickets, worth £160, which will entitle the winner to watch the bands at Donington Park Farmhouse and stay on the campsite for free.
The Crazy World of Arthur Brown, Misty In Roots and The Jar Family are among a stellar line-up of acts performing over the weekend of September 1 to 3.
Children’s activities include a costumed parade, workshops in circus, music, arts and crafts and enjoy hula hoops.
To win two weekend camping tickets, complete the name of this Off The Tracks headliner: Dub .......
Email the answer with your name, address and daytime phone number to: gay.bolton@jpress.co.uk
Entries close on August 29, 2017

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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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