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Show Of Hands

18/01/2017

Show Of Hands announces Royal Albert Hall special

Folk legends plan fifth ‘Big Gig’ with several special guests, including Miranda Sykes, Rex Preston, Phillip Henry and Hannah Martin…
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Richie Sambora and Orianthi

05/01/2017

The NAMM Show welcomes Richie and Ronnie

NAMM 2017 hosts rock duo Richie Sambora & Orianthi, plus Ronnie Spector & The Ronettes celebrate Lennon Bus’ 20th anniversary…
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Mariah Carey

17/12/2016

Lionel Richie and Mariah Carey to tour together

35 ‘All The Hits’ shows across North America will see the two legends tour together for the first time ever…
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Stand Up To Cancer

15/12/2016

Laura Mvula to headline Stand Up To Cancer

The charity event returns to Union Chapel in 2017 and features London Contemporary Voices, The Beach and Passport To Stockholm…
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Rag'n'Bone Man

08/12/2016

Rag’n’Bone Man is BRITs Critics’ Choice

Rory Graham gets the annual award ahead of Anne-Marie and Dua Lipa, on the strength of his chart-dominating single ‘Human’…
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Richard Ashcroft

03/12/2016

Richard Ashcroft announces 2017 UK arena shows

The singer and songwriter will be performing songs from his latest release ‘These People’, his solo albums and The Verve…
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Neil Diamond

30/11/2016

Neil Diamond announces 50-year anniversary world tour

Produced by Live Nation, the tour kicks off in April with shows across North America – Europe and UK dates…
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Slaves

23/11/2016

PPL and PRS for Music to invest in UK artists

The new partnership will support musicians that apply for funding through two initiatives, including grants to perform at SXSW 2017…
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Richard Thompson

17/11/2016

UK Americana Awards nominees revealed

The 2017 shortlist is announced and singer-songwriter Richard Thompson will receive its highest honour, the UK Americana Lifetime Achievement Award…
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The Coral

14/11/2016

The Coral’s album becomes a work of art

A Harrogate gallery will host an exhibition documenting the music, artwork and stories behind the Merseyside guitar band’s latest LP…
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50th CMA Awards

03/11/2016

50th CMA Awards winners crowned

Annual celebration of country music sees Chris Stapleton and Dann Huff become the night’s top winners with two trophies each…
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Joe Perry

27/10/2016

Joe Perry to receive Les Paul Award

Aerosmith’s principle songwriter and lead guitarist will be honoured at NAMM’s TEC Awards and is working on sixth solo album…
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Pearl Jam

20/10/2016

Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame 2017 nominees announced

The shortlist of potential inductees next year includes Pearl Jam and Tupac Shakur who only just became eligible for nomination…
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Stockholm Songwriting Camp. Photo: Emil Nils Nylander

10/10/2016

Swedish songwriting initiative goes global

With support from YouTube, CISAC, SACEM, PRS for Music and Auddly, Stockholm’s Songwriting Camp expands to include Paris and London…
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British songwriters

06/10/2016

British songwriters lead race for Song Of The Year

Adele and Ed Sheeran are among those in the running for the title at the BMI London Awards next week…
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Sleeping Gun

05/10/2016

Live Review: Sleeping Gun at The Sebright Arms (23 September’16)

On a murky London eve, these grunge influenced upstarts demonstrated why they’re drumming up a real interest in their music…
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Doc'n Roll Film Festival

01/10/2016

The Doc‘n Roll Film Festival returns

Various London venues will host a diverse selection of music documentaries, some shortlisted for the Best Music Doc 2016 prize…
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Tim Rice

29/09/2016

Go cruising with Sir Tim Rice

‘An Evening with Tim Rice’ will see the acclaimed lyricist taking Seabourn’s luxury cruise ship passengers on a musical journey…
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Christine and The Queens

07/09/2016

AIM 2016 Awards winners announced

Christine and The Queens, Adele, Roisin Murphy, Stormzy and Slade among those celebrated at the independent music association’s annual bash…
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Bands @ NAMM 2017

06/08/2016

Want to perform at NAMM 2017?

Bands @ NAMM program gives artists the chance to play one of 150 live performances on one of five stages…
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