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Obituary: Yorkshire music legend Stuart Colman

Ian Stuart Colman: December 19, 1944 - April 19, 2018
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Bob Drury as Neil Diamond.

'Neil Diamond' act in Knaresborough this weekend

Fans of Neil Diamond are in for a huge treat in Knaresborough this weekend when one of the world’s best musical tributes to the singer pulls into town.

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Rare vinyl - Led Zeppelin will feature in Record Store Day.

Queues expected at Harrogate shop for Record Store Day

The biggest day of the year for fans of vinyl records takes place tomorrow, Saturday – and Harrogate’s leading independent record shop has a feast of limited editions, coloured vinly rarities and more in store.

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A rock n roll bar legend - Mojo is opening in Harrogate.

Tonight: New bar opens in Harrogate

New bars are arriving like buses these days in Harrogate but one with a UK-wide rock n roll reputation is opening very soon,
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Four previously unreleased David Bowie records will be available for purchase on Record Store Day

Record Store Day: where to celebrate and pick up exclusive vinyl releases in Leeds

Undoubtedly a highlight on many a music fan's calendar, Record Store Day sees more than 200 independent record shops across the UK come together for one day each year to celebrate their unique culture.

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Musician, producer and broadcaster supreme - The late, great Stuart Colman fom Harrogate.

Death of a music legend from Harrogate

The music industry in both the UK and USA was in mourning today after the death this morning of a Harrogate man who made himself a music legend over the course of 50 years of success at home and abroad.
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Clare Bowen and Charles Eston in action during Nashville in Concert at First Direct Arena. PIC: Anthony Longstaff

REVIEW: Nashville comes to Leeds - in all sorts of guises

I NEVER expected to hear Don’t Look Back In Anger at the Nashville In Concert Farewell tour.
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Live at Leeds headliners - The Vaccines.

Live at Leeds fest's exciting new developments

It’s more than 20 years since the event which helped kick-start Leeds’ transformation into a major centre for indie music arrived in town - and inspired me to launch the first, and only, Harrogate-based music magazine, Charm.
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KOYO release their new single Jettisoned this month.

Music interview – KOYO: ‘People can expect a relentless, sonic spectacle from start to finish’

Less than seven months have passed since KOYO launched their critically acclaimed debut album, and with festival dates at Download, Camden Rocks, Bliss Camp, Great Escape Festival and Live at Leeds upcoming this year, the band are heading around the UK with a series of exclusive free warm up shows.

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The future looks bright -  A demonstration of the new concert lighting inside St Wilfrids Church. (Picture by St Wilfrids Church)

Spectacular new venue at Harrogate Grade 1 listed church

One of Harrogate’s most iconic and towering buildings is launching a new era in spectacular fashion.
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Rick Wakeman

Opportunity to see rock musician perform in Boston Spa

Rock Giant, Grumpy Old Man and all round entertainer, Rick Wakeman is coming to Boston Spa Methodist Church to perform two more of his ‘An Evening with…’ concerts.

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Trumpet soloist Matilda Lloyd

REVIEW: Harrogate Symphony Orchestra, Royal Hall

The Royal Hall audience enjoyed an evening of contrasts and drama and, above all, outstanding playing from soloist and orchestra alike.

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Charlotte Kitson

REVIEW: Vocalis at St Peter’s Church, Harrogate

The audience at St Peter’s Church for a concert by chanber choir Vocalis were treated to an excellent evening.

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REVIEW: Herschel Trio at Ripon Cathedral

REVIEW: Herschel Trio at Ripon Cathedral

The Herschel trio comprises Graham O’Sullivan on baroque flute, Mie Hayashi harpsichord and Susanna Pell on Viola da gamba, as a trio they specialise in 18th century chamber music.

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REVIEW: Albion Quartet, Old Swan Hotel, Harrogate

REVIEW: Albion Quartet, Old Swan Hotel, Harrogate

We were privileged to have the Albion Quartet performing for us at the Harrogate International Festivals coffee morning concert.

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In pictures: Winning renditions mark finale of 2018 Harrogate Competitive Festival

The 2018 Harrogate Competitive Festival for Music, Speech and Drama came to a conclusion at the weekend.

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Local talent set to shine at 2018 Harrogate International Youth Festival

Organisers of the 45th anniversary of the Harrogate International Youth Festival are thrilled at the line up of local talent set to take the stage.

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In pictures: Countdown to 2018 Harrogate Music Festival

Headline acts for this year’s Harrogate Music Festival have been announced and include MOBO winner Laura Mvula and the sell-out sensation the John Wilson Orchestra, writes Sue Wilkinson.

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The Leeds club scene attracted clubbers from across the UK and beyond

One Foot in the Rave: the unique exhibition celebrating Leeds' infamous club scene

Everyone loves a boogie now and again, but few places have a better party scene than right here in Leeds.

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