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Geoff will rock the cheery blues at Barlick gig

Blues might be the nucleus of Geoff Achison’s music, but his writing ripples with a fusion of genres.
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Rodney Greenwood with his celebratory cake.

Earby organist bring up his half century

A church organist who has completed an impressive half century of service at All Saints Parish Church in Earby has been recognised in a commemorative presentation as a thank-you for his years of hard work.

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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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Simple Faith Trio is performing in two gospel concerts. (s)

Gospel trio in uplifting concert

A captivating gospel group will grace the stage with a collection of powerful songs and testimonies next weekend.

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Alexander and Tristesse will be performing at numerous events in the name of charity.

Musical pair lend rhythmic flair to charity work

A local musical duo are turning their melodic talents to charitable causes as they seek to raise funds and awareness for children's hospitals, Pendleside Hospice, and Marie Curie cancer care.

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Thunder opened their new tour in Manchester

GIG REVIEW: Thunder at 02 Manchester Apollo

‘Everybody, scream!’

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Lancashire PA owner Darryl Fraser with a cheque for the money he raised for Pendleside Hospice at a House music night.

House music raises the roof for hospice funds

Revellers danced the night away and helped to raise £250 for Pendleside Hospice.
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The Valley Aloud choir.

Choir singing while they're winning

A Rossendale-based choir called Valley Aloud have had the celebratory Prosecco on hand at recent rehersals after claiming two awards at the Burnley Music Festival.
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Fierce Mercy by Colin Hay

Music review: Fierce Mercy by Colin Hay

Men at Work frontman Colin Hay releases a solo album next month which is full of gentle and beautiful songs.

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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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Bouncers and Shakers; Green Door Theatre Group

Get set to blast back to the 80s this month when Green Door Theatre Group presents a double bill of shows.
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Northern Social

BAND PROFILE: Northern Social

Northern Social is a hard hitting rock/indie covers band whose passion for live music knows no bounds.

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The Chainsmokers, who have made musical history on a level with legends, The Beatles and the Bee Gees.

This band are a smokin' hot combo

Fresh from their debut at The Brit Awards, The Chainsmokers stormed into Manchester for their one night sell out show at Manchester Academy and judging by the length of the queue (right round the block) I could tell it was going to be a top night.

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You can't beat this 'Thriller' of a show

A storming show by the world's leading Michael Jackson impersonator played to a packed audience at Burnley's Mechanics Theatre.
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Steps are back!

90s pop group Steps announce UK tour and comeback album

Pop group Steps will celebrate 20 years since they formed with a comeback album and UK tour.

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Mark Johnstone

Massive night of dance music

An electrifying night of dance music will shock, thrill and delight Burnley clubgoers this weekend.

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Members of Dance Academy, from Blessed Trinity RC College. (s)

Spotlight on high school talent

The pressure is on for this host of talented performers as they compete for a fantastic school prize.

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Smash hit show set to be a real 'Thriller'

World renowned Michael Jackson impersonator Navi, who is set to perform in Burnley on Friday night (March 3rd), is to star in a new film about the last few days of the music legend, it has been revealed.

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ALL HAIL HYENA!

Band profile: ALL HAIL HYENA!

ALL HAIL HYENA! are a postpunkmathrockgaragemetal trio from Burnley tipped 'Ones To Watch for 2017' by Louder Than War and making their own HYENAZINE.
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Northern Soul night at The Muni, Colne. (s)

Northern Soul, the edgier brother

The youth of Burnley and Pendle in the 1960s and 70s were key-holders to an underground music scene offering a trove of rare vinyl.

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