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Horse reveals memories of unusual night at Trades

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Midge Ure

Their images may have altered over time but the music is still brilliant ...

After touring for the last few years focused on stripping his influential catalogue of hits back to their acoustic forms, Midge Ure is ready to build them right back up again, as he embarks on a huge UK tour with a new show that takes influence from the forward-thinking pop music with which he originally made his name.

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Take That musical The Band really could be magic

Take That musical The Band really could be magic

I’ve discovered Tim Firth’s secret.

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Tickets for Take That star Gary Barlow’s Halifax gig on sale TODAY

Tickets for Take That star Gary Barlow’s Halifax gig on sale TODAY

Gary Barlow has announced a tour of the UK kicking off in April 2018, playing 34 dates in 24 intimate venues - and the great news is he’s heading to Halifax on May 24.

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Square Chapel relishes bringing full length opera to its intimate stage

Square Chapel relishes bringing full length opera to its intimate stage

Following their critically acclaimed five-week run in London’s West End, Olivier Award-winning OperaUpClose launch the UK tour of Mozart’s The Magic Flute; making their Halifax debut this Saturday at Square Chapel Arts Centre.

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Gay rights activist Tom Robinson still glad to be singing debut hits

AUDIO CHAT: Gay rights star Tom Robinson still glad to be touring debut hits 40 years on

GAY rights activist Tom Robinson is still glad to be touring his debut classic hits 40-years on.

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Halifax Choral Society is celebrating its 200th anniversary

Some musical treats in store across Choral Society’s very special season

Halifax Choral Society has an enviable and unchallenged record of 200 years in continuous existence.

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Celebration: Halifax Choral Society celebrates 200 years. The choir in full voice

Voices will rise in celebration as Halifax Choral Society celebrates 200 years of music with special concert

It will be a unique honour when Halifax Choral Society members and guests step onto the stage to open their annual programme next weekend.

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Tony Christie live in concert at Doncaster Dome, Friday, October 13, 2017.

PREVIEW: Tony Christie is on his way to Doncaster Dome - homecoming show October 13

He's been to Amarillo, down every avenue and alleyway - but singing legend Tony Christie is coming home to entertain fans at Doncaster Dome on Friday, October 13.

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Take it easy with the Illegal Eagles in Halifax this week

Take it easy with the Illegal Eagles in Halifax this week

The Illegal Eagles are returning to the stage celebrating their own incredible 20 years of UK and international touring, including a date at the Victoria Theatre on Thursday.

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PREVIEW: Indie rock royalty Reverend and the Makers crown return to glory with The Death Of A King

The king is dead. Long live Sheffield indie rock royalty Reverend and the Makers who look set to crown a return to their glory days by storming back up the charts with new album The Death Of A King.
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Ed Sheeran

From Sheeran to Emerson: Calderdale's top five musical geniuses

A RIVER of rich musical heritage runs deep and true through the Calder Valley.

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Its the first time in the bands history that they have been invited to the Music for Youth Schools Proms

Elland Silver Youth Band is invited to play at Proms

Elland Silver Youth Brass Band have plenty to celebrate as for the first time in their history, the band have been invited to perform in the Music For Youth Schools Proms.

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Netherlands tour: Hebden Bridge Junior Band ready to play in Utrecht

Junior band go Dutch for euro tour

Hebden Bridge Junior Band struck a chord when they enjoyed a Netherlands tour.

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Eric Norton, right, with Jack Marshall (altos) in a 22-piece orchestra rehearsing at Priestwell Sunday School, Todmorden, early 1950s

Professional entertainer Eric Norton, who as a musician played dates in Todmorden, Hebden Bridge, Luddenden Foot and Halifax

Eric Norton, who died on Wednesday, September 6, at the age of 84 was for many years a local picker-maker and part-time musician, who later fulfilled a life-long ambition by becoming a professional nightclub entertainer.

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Halifax Young Singers

Singers date to help food drop-ins

A harvest festival concert will raise money for two groups which help struggling local families in need.

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Charity music festival is held in Sophie’s memory

Charity music festival is held in Sophie’s memory

It is 10 years since the horrific murder of Sophie Lancaster - a crime that shocked the nation and brought hate crime firmly into the public arena.

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Brighouse band Embrace

Brighouse band Embrace announce new album and tour dates

Brighouse band Embrace has revealed details of their new album and tour dates

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Best wishes, Geoff: Bill Birch cuts the centenary cake, donated by Oddies, with Geoffs daughters-in-law Diana Love, left, and Rosalind Love

Lots of love for Geoff’s life and world of music

Hundreds of people celebrated the life and times of a Todmorden musical legend on the centenary of his birth at events last weekend.

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