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Superwoman Rebecca Ferguson replaces Matt Terry at Flamingo Land's Party In The Park on August 19

Superwoman hitmaker Rebecca Ferguson has come to the rescue and will headline Flamingo Land's Party In The Park this weekend after Matt Terry pulled out with a 'throat infection'.
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Forbidden fruit: Leeds Festival bans pineapples

Forbidden fruit: Leeds Festival bans pineapples

Leeds Festival organisers have announced that pineapples will not be allowed at the event this Bank Holiday.

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Coming to Harrogate - Highly-rated Missouri country man Kenny Foster

Top alt-country acts coming to Harrogate shortly

The latest fab line-up to be handpicked and introduced on stage in Harrogate by legenday music broadcaster Whispering Bob Harris at Warehouse Recording Co, is offering a feast of Americana and country.

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Mansun in their 1990s heyday with lead singer Paul Draper, second from right.

Interview: Britpop era music hero is back!

Harrogate fans of iconic 90s band Mansun will be thrilled to know its former lead singer has his first highly-anticipated solo album out and is back on the road.

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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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Melvin Benn, managing director of organisers Festival Republic

Leeds Festival boss's call to tackle 'gender imbalance' in music

The chief organiser behind this year's Leeds Festival is backing a new initiative to support female-led bands and female solo artists.

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Stockheld Park between Harrogate and Wetherby.

Top dance festival for Harrogate-Wetherby area

Wetherby plays host to a cracking dance music line-up in the Mint Festival.

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Flashback to the classic early 1970s line-up of Magna Carta - Chris Simpson, Glen Stuart, Davey Johnstone.

Ripley date announced for classic band Magna Carta

They sold eight million albums in the late 1960s into the late 70s, one of the great British prog-folk bands is coming to Ripley Town Hall.

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Feast of entertainment - The International Gilbert & Sullivan Festival.

Thousands flock to Harrogate for world's biggest G&S Festival

Fans of Gilbert and Sullivan are flocking to Harrogate as the curtain goes up on the world's biggest annual two-week festival celebrating the famous musical pair’s greatest works.

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The X Factor winner Matt Terry to headline Flamingo Land's Party In The Park August 19

PREVIEW: X Factor winner Matt Terry to headline Flamingo Land's Party In The Park August 19 - tickets from £10

The X Factor champion Matt Terry will headline Flamingo Land's Party In The Park on Saturday, August 19 with tickets from £10.
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Singer-songwriter Nick Ellis at The Factory in Harrogate as part of Spirit of 67 event.

Success for eight-hour Spirit of 67 event in Harrogate

Organisers are celebrating the success of a unique and independent four event/four venue arts and music event in Harrogate.
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Billie Marten on stage in Harrogate's historic The Club. (Picture by Stuart Rhodes)

Review: Future of music on show at Harrogate's historic The Club

Ont Sofa presents Billie Marten + Scott Quinn, The Club, Harrogate.

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Texas & Ocean Colour Scene to perform at Doncaster Racecourse

Doncaster Racecourse set for a spectacular August with Ocean Colour Scene & Texas to perform at music live festival

Doncaster Racecourse has announced two further top acts for its summer festival of music – the 2017 Sun Bets Music Live!

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The Sherlocks

TRAMLINES EXCLUSIVE: The Sherlocks to play 'secret' Facebook Live album preview gig at Crystal Stage

South Yorkshire's latest Radio 1 stars The Sherlocks tare o play 'secret' album preview gig at Tramlines Crystal Stage, we can exclusively reveal.

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Performing at Happygate festival in the Valley Gardens this Sunday - DJs Rory Hoy and DJ Trev. (1606101AM59)

Valley Gardens hosts free festival on Sunday

Another fab all-day feast of family entertainment is taking place in Harrogate’s Valley Gardens this Sunday.

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Playing Harrogate - Foo Fighters tribute act Four Fighters.

Harrogate rock festival on Stray on Saturday

Get ready to rock on The Stray on Saturday, July 22 in Harrogate as top tribute bands entertain the crowds at this year’s Harrogate Fake Festival.

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The 50th anniversary of The Beatles'Sgt Pepper has inspired the Spirit of 67 event in Harrogate shortly.

Tickets going fast for Sgt Pepper event in Harrogate

Two of the Swinging 60s key figures in the Summer of Love are coming to Harrogate this Saturday for an exciting event to reveal their firsthand encounters with The Beatles, Pink Floyd, Soft Machine and more.
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DJ set at Leeds Festival - Foals.

Fab line-up for Transgressive stage at Leeds Festival 2017

The organisers of Leeds Festival have unveiled the line-up for this year's very cool Transgressive Records late-night takeover.

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The Velcro Teddy Bears

WIN: Stand & Fall signed EPs by Sheffield's The Velcro Teddy Bears celebrating Tramlines weekend gig

Sheffield rock and roll quartet The Velcro Teddy Bears - who play a Tramlines Saturday night gig, July 22 - are celebrating the release of their new EP and we have signed copies to be won.

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The Libertines headline and open Sheffield's Tramlines festival on Friday night, July 21.Photo: Roger Sargent.

EXCLUSIVE: Libertines reveal fans may get sneak preview of new songs at Sheffield's Tramlines

Tramlines headliners The Libertines today revealed their fourth album is due out next Spring but lucky fans might get a sneak preview of new songs in Sheffield.

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