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Review: Magna Carta on fantastic form at Ripley

It's taken Chris Simpson 45 years of playing live concerts round the world to finally bring Magna Carta to a Yorkshire village where his deepest family roots lie - Ripley.
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Headlining this weekend at Newby Hall food and drink event - Huey Morgan of BBC7 Music and Fun Lovin Criminals.

BBC6 Music's Huey Morgan for Newby Hall food fest

It's only days until a three-day new feast of brilliant street food and music begins at at Newby Hall.
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Paul Youngs Los Pacaminos with Paul, centre.

Ticket go fast for Paul Young in Harrogate

The bad news for Paul Young fans in Harrogate is tickets for his intimate show at The Ivory this weekend are nearly completely sold out.

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Sheffield indie comeback stars Milburn release long-awaited third album Time on September 29, 2017.

Time for Yorkshire indie comeback stars Milburn to storm the charts - album details announced

It's Time for Yorkshire's indie comeback stars Milburn to storm the charts - their first album in 10-years will be called Time and is to be released on September 29, they announced today.

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Harrogate date in funky little venue - LA pop star Fiona Grey.

LA pop star to play in tiny Blues Bar

She’s the sort of LA pop star that turns heads and makes glamorous music videos but tomorrow will see her perform amid the wooden floorboards of Harrogate’s most rock n roll venue - the Blues Bar!

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Saturday night headliners Kasabians lead singer Tom Meighan who emerged from his sick bed to play Leeds Festival.

Leeds Fest 2017: Top 10 moments

The biggest crowds for years lapped up the sunshine and live music at Bramham Park at this year’s Leeds Festival, staged last weekend.

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M People star Heather Small

PREVIEW: M People's Heather Small headlines Flamingo Land Party In The Park on Saturday - tickets from £10

Heather Small, the voice of M People, headlines Flamingo Land's Party In The Park summer finale this Saturday, September 2 - with tickets from just £10.

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VIDEO: The Sherlocks will play main stage at Leeds Festival, says boss Melvin Benn

Yorkshire's latest indie chat stars The Sherlocks were today celebrating their debut album smash hit Live For The Moment with a ringing endorsement from Leeds Festival boss Melvin Benn - who says they will be back playing the main stage.
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VIDEO: Yorkshire indie stars The Sherlocks pop champagne to celebrate debut album chart hit with fans at Leeds Festival

Yorkshire's latest indie stars The Sherlocks popped a bottle of champagne to celebrated with fans at Leeds Festival as their debut album Live For The Moment smashed into the charts at number six.

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Fireball Fuelling The Fire Tour 2017

Hot chance for bands to support big names at O2 Academy venues

New bands are being given the chance to join their music heroes on the Fireball: Fuelling The Fire Tour 2017 at O2 Academy stages all over the country.

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Flashback - Mods from Yorkshire scooter clubs at the release of the movie Quadrophenia.

Don't miss Mods on the Beach in Knaresborough

Knaresborough’s popular Urban Beach has been entertaining families throughout this year’s feva - but it’s having the last laugh this weekend by outlasting the festival!

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Ripley date - Legendary Dales musician Chris Simpson takes a bow on stage with his million-selling band Magna Carta.

70s rock legend's cracking line-up for Ripley

Perhaps the last of the 1970s as yet ‘undiscovered’ classic rock bands is coming to Ripley giving music local fans the first chance to see them in 40 years.
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VIDEO: The Sherlocks sing praises of fans in last call to smash charts before midnight

Yorkshire's latest Radio 1 indie stars The Sherlocks tonight sung the praises of fans who have been buying their debut album by the thousands - with one last push to smash into the charts by midnight tonight.

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Chris Simpson takes a bow on stage with his band Magna Carta.

Rock legends rehearse on a boat for Ripley concert!

A Harrogate-born musician who sold eight million albums in the 1970s is returning to his roots for his classic acoustic rock band's first-ever concert in Ripley.

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X Factor star Rebecca Ferguson to headline Flamingo Land's Party In The Park on Saturday, August 19.

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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