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A world of music - with Love from Yorkshire

He had a smile as broad as his home town accent, and with ability in abundance Yorkshireman Geoff Love was a musical talent of world reknown.

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X Factor star Rebecca Ferguson to headline Flamingo Land's Party In The Park on Saturday, August 19.

Superwoman Rebecca Ferguson replaces Matt Terry at Flamingo Land's Party In The Park on August 19

Superwoman hitmaker Rebecca Ferguson has come to the rescue and will headline Flamingo Land's Party In The Park this weekend after Matt Terry pulled out with a 'throat infection'.
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VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: The Sherlocks Live For The Moment as debut album is set to be a smash hit - out August 18

Live for the Moment is the long-awaited debut album from latest Radio 1 sensations The Sherlocks and the moment is finally here - it's released tomorrow, Friday, August 18.
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Forbidden fruit: Leeds Festival bans pineapples

Forbidden fruit: Leeds Festival bans pineapples

Leeds Festival organisers have announced that pineapples will not be allowed at the event this Bank Holiday.

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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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Gas Safe Register has created a new Spotify and Apple Music playlist to remind music festival campers - including Leeds and Reading Festivals - to have a #GasSafeSummer

Gas Safe Register advises festival-goers on staying gas safe this summer

With Britain’s summer music festival season in full swing - including Leeds and Reading Festivals later this month - Gas Safe Register has created a new Spotify and Apple Music playlist.
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The X Factor winner Matt Terry to headline Flamingo Land's Party In The Park August 19

PREVIEW: X Factor winner Matt Terry to headline Flamingo Land's Party In The Park August 19 - tickets from £10

The X Factor champion Matt Terry will headline Flamingo Land's Party In The Park on Saturday, August 19 with tickets from £10.
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S Club 7 are heading to Halifax

Pop music favourites S Club 7 heading to the Atik in Halifax

The popular group S Club 7 will be be ‘bringing it all back’ to Halifax this August as part of ATIK & Vinyl’s Social Saturday nights.

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Jazz legend Andy Sheppard will lead the Saxophone Massive on August 18 at Halifax Piece Hall

Sounds of sax and sounds of fun welcome you to Piece Hall, Halifax, in August

Following the opening of the Piece Hall, Halifax, August sees a host of talent heading to the town to perform there.

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A wealth of new shows in wonderful surroundings

A wealth of new shows in wonderful surroundings

Square Chapel announces its new season launch

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Leeds and Reading Festivals promoter Melvin Benn

VIDEO: Leeds Festival safest ever after security 'dramatically' increased, says boss Melvin Benn

Leeds and Reading Festival boss Melvin Benn today reassured music lovers that this year's event will be the safest ever - after working closely with police anti-terrorist experts to "dramatically" increase security.

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Texas & Ocean Colour Scene to perform at Doncaster Racecourse

Doncaster Racecourse set for a spectacular August with Ocean Colour Scene & Texas to perform at music live festival

Doncaster Racecourse has announced two further top acts for its summer festival of music – the 2017 Sun Bets Music Live!

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Autumn launch

Autumn launch

Halifax Playhouse.

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The Sherlocks

TRAMLINES EXCLUSIVE: The Sherlocks to play 'secret' Facebook Live album preview gig at Crystal Stage

South Yorkshire's latest Radio 1 stars The Sherlocks tare o play 'secret' album preview gig at Tramlines Crystal Stage, we can exclusively reveal.

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10 of the best

10 of the best

Here are 10 great things for you to do this week

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Sheffield Jazz Autumn 2011 Dennis Rollins

Jazz guitar

Huddersfield Jazz Guitar Festival

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The Velcro Teddy Bears

WIN: Stand & Fall signed EPs by Sheffield's The Velcro Teddy Bears celebrating Tramlines weekend gig

Sheffield rock and roll quartet The Velcro Teddy Bears - who play a Tramlines Saturday night gig, July 22 - are celebrating the release of their new EP and we have signed copies to be won.

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The Libertines headline and open Sheffield's Tramlines festival on Friday night, July 21.Photo: Roger Sargent.

EXCLUSIVE: Libertines reveal fans may get sneak preview of new songs at Sheffield's Tramlines

Tramlines headliners The Libertines today revealed their fourth album is due out next Spring but lucky fans might get a sneak preview of new songs in Sheffield.

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Scouting For Girls headline Party In The Park at Flamingo Land on Saturday, July 29.

PREVIEW: Scouting For Girls, Taken, X Factor stars and tribute acts at Flamingo Land's Party In The Park July 29 - tickets from £10

Scouting for a great deal to rock your summer? Flamingo Land's Party In The Park with headliners Scouting For Girls is on Saturday, July 29 and tickets are from just £10!
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Roots: Heath Common, whose album is out on Hi4Head Records

New music from Heath’s Mixy memories

memories from half a century ago, freshly awoken with some new music, bring some Halifax people and places to life on an artist’s new album.

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