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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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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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Lunchtime concert at St George's URC.

A challenging and varied concert

Third 2018 lunchtime concert at St George’s United Reformed Church, Morpeth.

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New Voices Choir

Choir has come a long way in its 21 years of singing

A Morpeth-based choir is celebrating its 21st birthday this year with a series of informal events.

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Pat Hopper and members of the St Robert's Choir.

Organist thanked for her 45 years’ service

A huge thank you has been given to a woman who has played the church organ and led the choir for more than 45 years.

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More than 150 singers set for concert

More than 150 singers set for concert

The combined choirs of King Edward VI (KEVI) High School and Mid Northumberland Chorus, with more than 150 singers, will be performing Carmina Burana at the King’s Hall in Newcastle University on Saturday.

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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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Opera star Graeme Danby entertains at Ponteland Rotary Club's concert.

Leading opera stars set to shine as the music celebration continues

A leading tenor and North East baritone will be performing at the next instalment of the Northumbrian Music Festival.

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The Lightning Seeds are coming to Blyth.

Indie band is star act for family festival

It’s going to be pure and simple 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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Musicians’ work has taken them all over the world

Musicians’ work has taken them all over the world

Czech music is the name of the game at the new Morpeth Music Society concert.

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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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Students show their vocal talents

Students show their vocal talents

Senior students from King Edward VI School took the stage in the latest 2018 Winter/Spring Series of Lunchtime Concerts at St George’s United Reformed Church, Morpeth.

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Nautical-themed fun to celebrate the sea

Nautical-themed fun to celebrate the sea

The spring activities and exhibitions at Woodhorn Museum have a distinctly nautical feel this year, with three fascinating exhibitions celebrating the coast, shipbuilding and seafaring heritage.

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Alistair Anderson was one of the artists running musical workshops on the Saturday.'Sunderland Folk Festival, August Bank Holiday weekend 27-29th August 2011.

Fund-raising concert to benefit town’s 51st traditional Gathering

The annual fund-raising concert for the Morpeth Northumbrian Gathering will take place later this month.

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Audience gets a spot at festival

Audience gets a spot at festival

Much Loved Productions has announced that one of its highly anticipated performances at the Northumberland Music Festival will be HMS Pinafore.

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Cast member Chrissy Irwin, Wendy McDonald of Statex, Billy Mitchell,'Richard Barksby of Statex, Glen McCrorry and Lesley Saint John.

Printer gives support for Sammy

An award-winning print solutions company has pledged its support to one of the region’s most loved charities by becoming its dedicated print partner for an iconic Geordie show.

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The Levellers will headline Lindisfarne Festival 2018

Folk-punk band The Levellers set to headline Lindisfarne Festival

Following a successful crowdfunding campaign, which raised £75,000 in six weeks, organisers of the Lindisfarne Festival have announced The Levellers as the first confirmed headliner for this year’s three-day summer music event.

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