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VIDEO PREVIEW: Yorkshire world premiere for Brexit inspired piano recital European Unison

A Brexit inspired recital written for 28 pianos - one for each member of the European Union - hopes to hit the right notes with Remain supporters when it gets its world premiere this weekend in Yorkshire.
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Slam Dunk Festival addition Crossfaith.

More names added to Slam Dunk festival line-up

Slam Dunk Festival 2017 has announced even more acts for this year’s pop-punk extravaganza.

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Bill Baird, gig in Leeds.

San Francisco trailblazer set for Leeds date

Workaholic San Francisco-based songwriter Bill Baird has announced details of not one, but two albums and is hitting the road with a gig in Leeds next week.

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Meet rock superstars Kings Of Leon at Sheffield Arena.

WIN: Meet rock superstars Kings Of Leon at Sheffield Arena

Sex Is On Fire chart-toppers Kings Of Leon will rock Sheffield Arena this summer and we are giving you the chance to win tickets and meet the band.

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Joe Bonamassa's 'lightning fast fingers fly effortlessly around the fretboard'. Photo: Paul Rodgers.

AUDIO PREVIEW: Guitar king Joe Bonamassa promises 'two hours of blues rock fun' at Sheffield Arena

Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton and BB King trip off the tongue when asked to name the greatest guitar players of all time - but make way for Joe Bonamassa!

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European Unison composer Ruth Spencer Jolly

WATCH LIVE 10.30AM THURSDAY: Brexit debate and European Unison piano concert on Facebook Live

A Brexit inspired piano concert will get its world premiere with a free public performance in Yorkshire - but we are giving you an exclusive preview on Facebook Live.
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Tramlines 2017 headliners Primal Scream

ANNOUNCEMENT: Primal Scream to headline at Sheffield Tramlines festival

Indie rockers Primal Scream are to headline the Saturday night main stage at Sheffield's Tramlines 2017 music festival, it was announced today.

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Katy Perry is heading for Hull this summer.

Pop superstar Katy Perry is heading for Hull... and she can't wait to try our Yorkshire puddings

Katy Perry joked about her "English boyfriends" as she announced she will headline Radio 1's Big Weekend.
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Bad Touch

PREVIEW: Yorkshire dates for hotly tipped bands Broken Witt Rebels and Bad Touch

Hotly tipped bands Broken Witt Rebels and Bad Touch kick off their Planet Rock Roadstars UK tour with two big Yorkshire dates.

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Joe Bonamassa to play Sheffield Arena on Monday, April 24. Photo: Laurence Harvey.

WIN: Joe Bonamassa signed guitar and Sheffield Arena tickets

Guitar king Joe Bonamassa will play Sheffield Arena next month and to celebrate we have one of his signed guitars, tickets and more to be won.

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Sheffield bands battle it out at O2 Academy Sheffield on Saturday, March 11, 2017.

PREVIEW: Bands battle for Pogues Irish Whiskey title at Sheffield O2 Academy

Seven unsigned bands from the area will battle it out in the regional heat of a competition to find the UK's next big rock band.

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Cattle & Cane, gig in Leeds.

Visionaries Cattle & Cane heading for Leeds

Northerners Cattle & Cane are making waves with their shimmering folk infused pop sound and have just unveiled a new single from their forthcoming second album and will be hitting the road, including a Leeds date on their travels.

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The Clone Roses play Sheffield O2 Academy on Saturday, April 1, 2017

PREVIEW: The Clone Roses at Sheffield O2 Academy April 1

Don't be fooled on April 1st at Sheffield O2 Academy - the band on stage that night is not The Stone Roses but the next best thing...The Clone Roses.
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Bob Marley's sound machine The Wailers on a 14 date UK tour playing Legend - the biggest selling reggae album of all time.

AUDIO PREVIEW: Bob Marley band The Wailers on Legend UK tour

The Wailers drummer Aston Barrett Jr today revealed he is so spiritually in tune with reggae king Bob Marley's backing band that he sometimes feels possessed on stage.
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Frightened Rabbit.

Full line-up confirmed for Live at Leeds

The award-winning Live at Leeds has announced its final batch of new names for the 2017 festival, which takes place across the city on Saturday, April 29.

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Elevant, gig in Leeds.

Elevant heading back to rock Leeds

Prolific Liverpool three-piece Elevant are heading back to Leeds armed with new material.

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Iron Maiden's Book Of Souls tour artwork to celebrate their homecoming to Sheffield Arena on Wednesday, May 10, 2017.

EXCLUSIVE: Iron Maiden celebrate Yorkshire homecoming with unique Sheffield Arena artwork

Rock superstars Iron Maiden are celebrating their Yorkshire homecoming with this unique tour artwork which really does raise the roof at Sheffield Arena.
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The Sherlocks frontman Kieran Crook 'a terrific storyteller of age old quandaries'. Photos: Glenn Ashley.

REVIEW: The Sherlocks wow fans with homecoming at The Foundry in Sheffield

It had been too long – that’s how Yorkshire indie stars The Sherlocks described waiting to play Sheffield again after nine months away...but they came back with a bang taking their biggest UK tour to new heights.
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Live For The Moment....The Sherlocks rocking it on tour. Photo: Tom Langford

PREVIEW: Yorkshire's Radio 1 stars The Sherlocks celebrate homecoming weekend

They've played over 20 sold out dates already across Britain in February - now Yorkshire’s Radio 1 indie stars The Sherlocks are coming home for three huge shows this weekend.

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Joe Bonamassa to play Sheffield Arena for first time. Photo: Christie Goodwin.

PREVIEW: Guitar hero Joe Bonamassa to play Sheffield Arena

Guitar hero Joe Bonamassa hit the right notes with fans by adding more dates to his UK tour - including Sheffield Arena on Monday, April 24.
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