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Paul Morley and Julie Campbell (Lonelady) in conversation at Manchester Literature Festival 2021 Photo courtesy Manchester Literature Festival:Gareth Lowe _3

Review: Paul Morley in conversation with LoneLady, Manchester Literature Festival, HOME, Manchester

October 12, 2021 No Comments

There’s no denying that there’s an air of anticipation around this, on more than one level.

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“Strong, broad-ranging music that tells social stories that mean something.” David Agnew, director of Manchester Folk Festival

October 2, 2021 No Comments

Manchester is set to become the centre of the international folk world at the end of October.

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Review: Manchester Collective – Voice of the Whale, Hallé St Peter’s, Manchester

October 2, 2021 No Comments

Journalists sometimes get it wrong.

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Music: This Is Tomorrow 2021, Exhibition Park, Newcastle

September 22, 2021 Comments Off on Music: This Is Tomorrow 2021, Exhibition Park, Newcastle

Festival season is (safely) back in full swing.

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Music: This Is For The NHS, Exhibition Park, Newcastle

September 22, 2021 Comments Off on Music: This Is For The NHS, Exhibition Park, Newcastle

Newcastle’s biggest outdoor music festival, This Is Tomorrow, hosted a free festival for NHS workers at Newcastle’s Exhibition Park to thank staff who have been risking their lives to curb the spread of COVID-19.

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The Specials

Music Review: The Specials, Victoria Warehouse, Manchester

September 21, 2021 Comments Off on Music Review: The Specials, Victoria Warehouse, Manchester

Making political statements through music has been The Specials’ strong suit since they formed in the late 1970s. And that skill of getting the message across through music still stands today.

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Duran Duran, Scarborough Open Air Theatre, Marc McGarraghy

Photo Gallery: Duran Duran, Scarborough Open Air Theatre

September 20, 2021 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Duran Duran, Scarborough Open Air Theatre

British music icons Duran Duran have delighted fans with a momentous outdoor show on the Yorkshire coast.

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James, Scarborough Open Air Theatre, Marc McGarraghy

Photo Gallery: James, Scarborough Open Air Theatre

September 13, 2021 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: James, Scarborough Open Air Theatre

James have sold more than 25 million records worldwide over the past 30 years, gaining both critical and commercial acclaim.

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Teenage Fanclub

“We work together the same way we’ve always done.” Raymond McGinley from Teenage Fanclub talks to Northern Soul

September 9, 2021 Comments Off on “We work together the same way we’ve always done.” Raymond McGinley from Teenage Fanclub talks to Northern Soul

As I prepare to interview Raymond McGinley, I make a mental note not to mention anything about my being a die-hard Teenage Fanclub fan.

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Anne-Marie, image by March McGarraghy

Photo Gallery: Anne-Marie and HRVY, Scarborough Open Air Theatre

September 1, 2021 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Anne-Marie and HRVY, Scarborough Open Air Theatre

Northern Soul photographer Marc McGarraghy sees English singer Anne-Marie, alongside support act HRVY, at Scarborough Open Air Theatre.

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