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Now That's What I Call Music! 100
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Now That's What I Call Music! 100

Graham Clark
Features Writer
The landmark moment in pop history has arrived with the release of the 100th compilation in the series.
The first in the series was released in 1983 - since then over 2,000 artists have appeared on…
17th Jul 2018 11:38 PM

York Rising Star To Back Laura Mvula

Fin Henderson - photo by So Far Harrogate
A 22-year-old singer-songwriter from York, Fin Henderson, has been announced as the backing act for Laura Mvula for her headline concert with Harrogate…
15th Jul 2018 07:26 PM

Seventh Heaven As Burton Agnes Jazz And Blues Basks In Sunshine

Festival goers having a ball. Photo by Steve Hare
The stately Elizabethan family home of Burton Agnes Hall in East Yorkshire threw open its magnificent doors and gardens in blazing sunshine to welcome…
14th Jul 2018 08:14 PM

Rick Astley - Beautiful Life

Jeremy Williams-Chalmers
Arts Correspondent
Newton-le-Willows' Rick Astley debuted in 1987 as latest pop icon to be launched by Stock, Aitken & Waterman. At a time when the now infamous pop production trio could do no wrong with their paint by…
13th Jul 2018 04:34 PM

Opera North's Trouble In Tahiti Is Now Available On Line

Richard Trinder
Editor
Surely Leonard Bernstein could have had no conception of his work being so brilliantly performed, captured, digitised and broadcast across the Internet. Yet that is exactly what has happened in the…
12th Jul 2018 02:25 PM

A Guardian Angel: Rachel Podger And VOCES8 At Harrogate Festival

Steve Whitaker
Literary Correspondent
VOCES8
Thursday night’s ‘Concert by Candlelight’ performance by Rachel Podger and VOCES8 at the Harrogate Festival concluded with an unsolicited, and lovely, human touch: the violinist and…
16th Jul 2018 04:23 PM

Billy Branch Takes Burton Agnes Jazz & Blues Festival By Storm

Sharon Cain
Lifestyle Correspondent
Billy Branch
Billy Branch – hailed as the greatest living Blues harmonica player – had the audience on their feet within minutes of making his distinctive appearance with the Giles Robson band.
15th Jul 2018 06:17 PM

The Killers Play Only Gig Up North!

Graham Clark
Features Writer
photo by Rob Loud
Playing their only gig in the north of England at the Macron Stadium in Bolton, The Killers are now a first class stadium group.
Before the band take to the stage XTC, INXS and the…
14th Jul 2018 10:22 AM

Graffiti Artist George Banks. A Man With A Can

George Banks' fish - as suggested by Robert Bellfield, Principal of Craven College
International Graffiti Artist, George Banks, has visited the Fashion and Textiles at Craven College in Skipton.
Sponso…
13th Jul 2018 10:43 AM

Poem Of The Week: ‘Single Mum’ By Peter Bland

Steve Whitaker
Literary Correspondent
Poet and Actor Peter Bland
The fact of Peter Bland’s almost permanent exile in New Zealand has sharpened his poetic focus on the theme of England. The well-known actor and theatre director’s sixty…
12th Jul 2018 02:06 PM
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Hits Radio Live

Graham Clark
Features Writer
Take That
With all the national radio stations being based in London it is a coup for the north that recently launched Hits Radio is the only national radio station to operate outside of London.
The…
15th Jul 2018 09:25 PM

Rudding Park Hotel Backs Festival

Simon Mackaness, Sharon Canavar, Judi Mackaness with the Voci Quartet - photo by Mike Whorley Photography
Rudding Park has become a sponsor of arts charity, Harrogate International Festivals, on the…
15th Jul 2018 06:08 PM

Tom Bailey - Science Fiction

Jeremy Williams-Chalmers
Arts Correspondent
Formed in 1977 in Sheffield, Thompson Twins spent the 80s at the forefront of the New Wave Pop scene. While their line-up may have changed a few times during the 80s, 2014 saw the project really…
14th Jul 2018 08:38 AM

The Hallé In Bridlington At The Spa

Andrew Liddle
Features Writer
Think Last Night of The Proms meets Mardi Gras! It’s coming soon to the Bridlington Spa.
Get your dancing shoes on and come and join the one and only Hallé, letting their hair down at the Spa in a…
12th Jul 2018 03:21 PM

Alan Ayckbourn Directs Joking Apart At SJT

Andrew Liddle
Features Writer
From left, Richard Stacey, Frances Marshall
The Alan Ayckbourn classic, Joking Apart, is currently in rehearsal at the Stephen Joseph Theatre for this summer’s fortieth anniversary production.…
12th Jul 2018 12:08 PM
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