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New Orleans sound hits Luton with top pianist Dom

One of Europe’s most spirited blues and jazz piano players brings his acclaimed one-man show to Luton next week.

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Corene Campbell is one of The 100 on new BBC1 show All Together Now

Luton singer is a judge on new singing show

A singer from Luton is one of the judges on the new BBC1 entertainment show, All Together Now.

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Nathan Carter

Irish eyes will smile for Nathan Carter at Dunstable show

He is the hottest property on the Irish music scene, performing with his band to over 400,000 people in the past year.

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Hil St Soul will be coming to the Bear Club for the first time

Smooth sounds from singer in Luton

Focus on Jazz kicks off 2018 aiming to pick up where they finished off 2017 – matching top UK vocalists with talented local musicians in Luton.

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Rufus Frowde has performed in venues across Europe

A classical Christmas treat in Luton

A leading organist will be joined by an acclaimed harpist for an evening of classical Advent and Christmas music in Luton next week.

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Rewind to the future: cassettes could be the new vinyl

Rewind to the future: cassettes could be the new vinyl

Any music fan will be aware of how vinyl records have become strangely fashionable again, with the retro format enjoying a resurgence as an alternative mp3 downloads and streaming.

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Kele Le Roc has won two Mobo Awards and had two top 10 singles

Soul star Kele to light up Luton

An evening of top quality soulful music is promised in Luton with top vocalist Kele le Roc in her first performance at the Bear Club.

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Do you have a fortune hiding in your vinyl collection?

Could you have vinyl worth thousands in your collection?

A rare vinyl recording of cellist Jacqueline Du Pre originally being sold for £1.99 by an Oxfam shop in Thornbury, S Glos is now being offered online by the charity for £2,000.

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Ute Lemper

Review: Heartwarming, heartwrenching and life-affirming music from Ute Lemper at Stables

Peter Dennis reviews Ute Lemper at The Stables, Wavendon
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New ITV game show is looking for the worst singers around

New ITV game show is looking for the worst singers around

A new television game show is aiming to find the country’s worst singers - and giving them the chance to win a major cash prize.

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Violinist Harriet MacKenzie, viola player Meg Hamilton and accordionist Miloa Milivojevi'

Explore the musical galaxy of Kosmos at Luton concert

Luton Music opens its 2017-18 season on October 2 by celebrating the music of Eastern Europe with violin, viola and accordion trio Kosmos.

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Sid Hudson, Andy Chesham

DJs join forces for next Cali-R night in Dunstable

Cali-R promoter Sid Hudson joins forces with DJs Andy Chesham and Scotty Saunders again to present their third ska/reggae/Mod night at the United Services Club, Dunstable, on Friday, September 8.

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VIDEO: Bucks reggae star launches new song he hopes will be a surefire hit

Gospel reggae star Christopher Grant aka Chris Da Ambassada has launched a new single and video called Leave It Alone and says he wants to keep spreading positive vibes.

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Toploader

Popular local acts complete line-up for Swanbourne Music Festival as competition winners are announced

The line-up for the Swanbourne Music Festival - headlined by Toploader of Dancing in the Moonlight fame - has been announced, as have the 10 lucky winners of tickets to the event.

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Melvin Benn launching his ReBalance plans with Lande Hekt from punk rock band Muncie Girls, PRS Foundation chief executive Vanessa Reed and Lucy Wood, also from Festival Republic.

VIDEO: Festival boss launches ReBalance scheme to get more girls into music industry

Girl power got a helping hand today when one of the world's biggest music promoters launched an initiative in to encourage more female UK led bands, solo acts and sound engineers.

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Dan Raza unveils his new album ‘Two’

Dan Raza unveils his new album ‘Two’

A Leighton singer-songwriter has joined up with elite names from the music scene for his 
hotly-awaited second album which was released this week.

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A piece of music by a Luton composer receives its world premiere in London

A piece of music by a composer from Luton received its world premiere on Sunday at The Southbank Centre Royal Festival Hall Bar as part of the Chorus Festival.

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WATCH: Luton’s Young Drummer praised by chart singers

A seven-year-old drummer from Luton wants to create her own ‘master group’ in three years after videos of her playing went viral.

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The Swanbourne Music Festival takes place on Sunday August 27th

Win a dreamy day out with Toploader at Swanbourne Music Festival

We have teamed up with the organisers of the Swanbourne Music Festival to give away 10 pairs of tickets to the August Bank Holiday weekend event where Toploader is headlining.

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Toploader to headline one of Bucks’ best days out at Swanbourne

Toploader and top local bands to feature as The Swanbourne Music Festival returns thanks to local pub restaurant The Betsey Wynne and its landlord Oakman Inns.

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