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X Factor winner to headline Live

A million selling, number one chart topping artist is set to headline Northumberland Live at Bedlington this July.

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KOYO release their new single Jettisoned this month.

Music interview – KOYO: ‘People can expect a relentless, sonic spectacle from start to finish’

Less than seven months have passed since KOYO launched their critically acclaimed debut album, and with festival dates at Download, Camden Rocks, Bliss Camp, Great Escape Festival and Live at Leeds upcoming this year, the band are heading around the UK with a series of exclusive free warm up shows.

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Derek Allan (Photograph by David Gerrard)

End of calm, spring is on its way

Northumberland musician Derek Allan continues his weekly diary.

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Alan Barnes and David Newton

Award-winning jazz masters star at village music evening

Wingates Village Institute welcomes the legendary UK jazz pairing of multi-reeds specialist Alan Barnes and pianist David Newton for an evening of jazz gems.

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Rising star to appear at next Roots music night

Rising star to appear at next Roots music night

The next Rothbury Roots music night will take place next Thursday.

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Alan Barnes and David Newton

Duo play host of jazz gems

Wingates Village Institute welcomes the legendary UK jazz pairing of multi-reeds specialist Alan Barnes and pianist David Newton for an evening of jazz gems.

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Alnwick Stage Musical Society's My Fair Lady.

‘Abso-blooming-lutely brilliant showcase from musical society

It always astounds me that there is so much theatrical talent in Alnwick and the surrounding areas.

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Plenty of planning for the future

Plenty of planning for the future

Northumberland musician Derek Allan continues his weekly diary.

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ASMS - Anthony Stoker, Leonie Dial and Stuart Archer.

‘With a Little Bit of Luck’ society has another hit set for the stage

The final touches are being made as Alnwick Stage Musical Society (ASMS) gets set for its annual production next week.

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Happy Mondays revealed as festival’s headline music act

Happy Mondays revealed as festival’s headline music act

It’s happy days for Lindisfarne Festival as organisers announce alt-rock legends Happy Mondays as the Friday headliner.

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Derek Allan and his daughter Ellie.

Family pride for young Ellie

Northumberland musician Derek Allan continues his weekly diary.

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Chiyan Wong

Audience is wowed by talented musician

Those who braved the snow to attend Alnwick Music Society’s concert at The Playhouse were treated to an evening of superb music making by UK-based pianist Chiyan Wong.

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The Lightning Seeds are coming to Blyth.

Lightning Seeds to play festival

It’s going to be pure and simple musical entertainment at this year’s Northumberland Live Festival at Blyth as indie band The Lightning Seeds are announced as headliners.

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Sir Tom Jones performs in Alnwick in 2015. Picture by Jane Coltman

Superstar singer Sir Tom Jones returns to Alnwick

Music legend Sir Tom Jones is coming back to Alnwick, three years after power problems forced him to abandon his long-awaited show.

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Derek Allan and Shaggy

Getting gigs sorted for the year

Northumberland musician Derek Allan continues his weekly diary.

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Top stars join society to perform Creation

Top stars join society to perform Creation

Alnwick and District Choral Society will be joined by top professional musicians at its forthcoming performance of Haydn’s Creation.

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Morrissey performing at the Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle in his first North East date in 10 years Pic: Carl Chambers.

Review: Morrissey, Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle

Much has happened in the world of Morrissey since the iconic former singer with The Smiths last played in the North East back in 2008.
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The Lightning Seeds are coming to Blyth.

The Lightning Seeds to headline free Northumberland festival

Nineties indie band The Lightning Seeds have been announced as headliners of a free Northumberland festival.

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