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Why Googling singer Craig David could get you in trouble

Craig David is the most dangerous celebrity to search for online in the UK, according to cybersecurity giant McAfee.

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Jimi Love is the frontman for Purple Rain, a celebration of the music of Prince

Blackpool will see some Purple Rain

Not many successful bands start out as a pub bet, but that is exactly how Purple Rain hit the scene, and after 11 years they are still going strong.
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Euros Childs

Former Gorky’s frontman to play solo show in Lancaster

Welsh musician and songwriter Euros Childs, probably best known as the frontman for 90s band Gorky’s Zygotic Mynci, is performing in Lancaster later this year.

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Lancaster Castle for Lancaster Music Festival

Charges needed to keep Lancaster Music Festival alive

New charges at this year’s Lancaster Music Festival are needed to ensure the event can continue in the future.

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Seal said: "This is the album I have always wanted to make.

It has been a lifelong dream - Seal announces jazz and swing covers album

Singer-songwriter Seal has said it has been a "lifelong dream" to create his new album, a collection of covers of jazz and swing classics.
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From left, Elliot Galvin,  Corrie Dick, Conor Chaplin, Laura Jurd of Dinosaur band. Picture by Dave Stapleton.

Jazz delights as festival returns to Lancaster

The seventh annual Lancaster Jazz Festival returns this weekend with a line-up headlined by Mercury Prize nominated Dinosaur.

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Elio Pace

Tribute to Billy Joel in Lancaster

A tribute singer to Billy Joel accompanied by a six-piece band will come to Lancaster this weekend.

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Simon Norfolk

Lancaster record label is surfing the vinyl resurgence wave

Record collector and disc jockey Simon Norfolk is optimistic about vinyl’s future.

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Former band member Tony Hadley

Spandau Ballet are searching for a new singer following Tony Hadley's departure

Spandau Ballet are looking for a new singer to fill the gap left by former band member Tony Hadley, Martin Kemp has confirmed.
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VIDEO and REVIEW: And Finally, Phil Collins, the Platform, Morecambe

The man himself is still touring, just, although as indicated by the title of his autobiography 'Not Dead Yet' he's had his health struggles in recent years.
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Scottish musician Siobhan Wilson

Scotland’s Siobhan Wilson to play Lancaster Hall

A Scottish singer who received critical praise across the BBC will perform in Lancaster.

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Sex Pissed Dolls. Picture by Ian Rook.

Sex P****d Dolls to play in Morecambe

An all-female rock band whose grungy style of covering their favourite bands earned them a chance to write their own music will be coming to Morecambe.

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Sam Smith

Sam Smith on track for sixth UK number one single

Sam Smith is on course for his sixth UK number one single with his comeback track.

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Shatner's Bassoon.

Weekend of jazz on horizon as festival takes over city venues

Live jazz across three rooms over five hours will provide an “unofficial launch” to next weekend’s Lancaster Jazz Festival.

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George Michael

New music from George Michael to be released eight months after his death

A new single by George Michael will receive its first play on BBC Radio 2 on Thursday, it has been announced.

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The top songs of the summer

Here is a list of the 10 biggest songs in the UK this summer.
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"It's always been a cool destination and it's now getting more exclusive.

Ibiza risks losing party capital tag as visitors getting older

Ibiza's reputation as Europe's top destination for the UK's young revellers is at risk as visitors are getting older, new figures show.
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Carey will bring her Christmas concert to the Manchester Arena

Mariah Carey to bring All I Want For Christmas Is You Tour to UK

Mariah Carey is set to bring her All I Want For Christmas Is You tour to the UK for the first time.

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Liam Gallagher who has announced his first arena tour as a solo artist

Liam Gallagher announces first solo UK tour

Liam Gallagher has announced his first arena tour as a solo artist.

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Miranda Lambert

Miranda Lambert’s Highway Vagabond Tour

It was the Texas drawl which got us all going. “Y’all so quiet’’ shouted the energetic Miranda Lambert as she bounced around the stage.

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