Now That's What I Call Music! 100
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
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
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
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
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!
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.
13th Jul 2018 10:43 AM
Poem Of The Week: ‘Single Mum’ By Peter Bland
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