Campaign to fund world’s first David Bowie statue falling short with 24 hours to go

A crowdfunding campaign to help build the world’s first David Bowie Statue is £16,000 short with just 24 hours to go.

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The Galos Piano Trio

Celebrating a Suffragette at Luton concert

A musical portrait of a pioneering composer and suffragette is promised at Luton Library Theatre on Monday.

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Ben Bowman as Michael Jackson with his troupe of dancers

Relive the magic of Michael Jackson in Dunstable

Music lovers can relive the Michael Jackson experience at in Dunstable this month.

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Amy Lennox (Elly), Michael C Hall (Newton), Sophia Anne Caruso (Girl)

Review: David Bowie's spirit rises again in Lazarus

Peter Ormerod reviews Lazarus, by David Bowie and Enda Walsh, at King's Cross Theatre, London

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Attila the Stockbroker will perform at a spoken-word evening

Discover how punk changed Luton with series of gigs and events

Luton is hosting a series of punk-inspired events in the next few weeks to mark 40 years since the release of the Sex Pistols’ debut single.

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Singing to help Level Trust

Singing to help Level Trust

Level Trust are holding the first performance of their charity song at a concert at St Mary’s Church, Luton, on Saturday.

Jackson Live in Concert is coming to Dunstable

Classic sounds of legendary acts at Dunstable theatre

Music from the 1960s and ‘70s will live on at the Grove Theatre in Dunstable over the coming weeks with a range of acts playing at the venue.

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Eighties boy band Bros announce big reunion gig

Eighties boy band Bros announce big reunion gig

Eighties boy band Bros are getting back together - more than 20 years after they called it a day.

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Concert organiser Ian Roberts

Big gig to help Luton's poorest people

Politically-charged music and words will ring out in Luton this weekend as artists unite for We Shall Overcome.

Russia State Ballet and Opera House perform Swan Lake

Russians bring Swan Lake to Dunstable

Performers from Russia are bringing one of the world’s favourite ballets to Dunstable  on Sunday, October 9.

Noel and Liam Gallagher in 1997

Why Be Here Now is the worst essential album ever

Peter Ormerod reviews the 1997 Oasis album Be Here Now, which is being reissued this week

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Radio 3s Petroc Trelawny

Petroc joins in to open Luton concert series

A new season of Music on Mondays begins in Luton on October 3 at a special performance narrated by radio favourite Petroc Trelawny.

Listening to loud music on personal devices could be leading to an epidemic of deafness among young people, a study shows.

Headphones causing hidden hearing loss ‘epidemic’

Listening to loud music on personal devices could be leading to an epidemic of deafness among young people, a study shows.

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Ne-Yo has old more than ten million albums worldwide

Superstar Ne-Yo announces Milton Keynes date

Global chart-topper Ne-Yo is performing Milton Keynes this December.
The Fall

Top acts coming to Luton for wide-ranging music festival

Big-name acts from around the world are coming to Luton for the Levels festival from October 7 to 9.

The Cheeky Girls scooped the number two spot - their highest chart appearance for some time. Shutterstock

Revealed: Top 50 worst albums EVER

Mr Blobby has beaten Justin Bieber to the unwanted title of ‘worst album of all time’.

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Firestarter by The Prodigy was one of the top 10 funeral songs. Pic: Katy Blackwood

Revealed: The Top 10 most unusual funeral music requests

A Top 10 with a difference has been revealed - of the most unusual music requests made for funerals.

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Josiah and Praveen with their parents

Distinctions for musicians

Luton Community Music School is celebrating success after three of its musicians passed their first exams with distinction.

All power, no pantomime: Voodoo Room rip it up on stage

Salute Hendrix and Cream at Luton show

The music of Jimi Hendrix and Cream will be celebrated at a show coming to Luton Library Theatre this month.

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Sons of Pitches are among the acts coming to The Stables

Top acts coming to The Stables for new season

Booking has just opened for the new season of shows at The Stables in Wavendon.

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