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Obituary: Yorkshire music legend Stuart Colman

Ian Stuart Colman: December 19, 1944 - April 19, 2018
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Bob Drury as Neil Diamond.

'Neil Diamond' act in Knaresborough this weekend

Fans of Neil Diamond are in for a huge treat in Knaresborough this weekend when one of the world’s best musical tributes to the singer pulls into town.

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Rare vinyl - Led Zeppelin will feature in Record Store Day.

Queues expected at Harrogate shop for Record Store Day

The biggest day of the year for fans of vinyl records takes place tomorrow, Saturday – and Harrogate’s leading independent record shop has a feast of limited editions, coloured vinly rarities and more in store.

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A rock n roll bar legend - Mojo is opening in Harrogate.

Tonight: New bar opens in Harrogate

New bars are arriving like buses these days in Harrogate but one with a UK-wide rock n roll reputation is opening very soon,
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Four previously unreleased David Bowie records will be available for purchase on Record Store Day

Record Store Day: where to celebrate and pick up exclusive vinyl releases in Leeds

Undoubtedly a highlight on many a music fan's calendar, Record Store Day sees more than 200 independent record shops across the UK come together for one day each year to celebrate their unique culture.

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Musician, producer and broadcaster supreme - The late, great Stuart Colman fom Harrogate.

Death of a music legend from Harrogate

The music industry in both the UK and USA was in mourning today after the death this morning of a Harrogate man who made himself a music legend over the course of 50 years of success at home and abroad.
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Live at Leeds headliners - The Vaccines.

Live at Leeds fest's exciting new developments

It’s more than 20 years since the event which helped kick-start Leeds’ transformation into a major centre for indie music arrived in town - and inspired me to launch the first, and only, Harrogate-based music magazine, Charm.
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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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The future looks bright -  A demonstration of the new concert lighting inside St Wilfrids Church. (Picture by St Wilfrids Church)

Spectacular new venue at Harrogate Grade 1 listed church

One of Harrogate’s most iconic and towering buildings is launching a new era in spectacular fashion.
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Andr Rieu

André Rieu 'Amore - My tribute to love' 2018 Maastricht Concert at Vue Cinemas

One of the most popular live acts in the world, the King of the Waltz, André Rieu has announced that his 2018 Maastricht concerts will be screened via satellite in over 500 cinemas nationwide across the weekend of 28th – 29th July, as he performs his hometown shows this year with a celebration of love.

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Rossett School Saxophone Quartet  with their adjudicator Malcolm Green

Weather didn’t stop first weekend of Harrogate festival from going ahead

The first weekend of the Harrogate Competitive Festival for Music, Speech and Drama went really well despite very adverse weather conditions.

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Flashback - 80s hitmakers Fairground Attraction with songwriter/guitarist Mark Nevin, right, who wrote Perfect, and singer Eddi Reader, second from left.

Interview: Hit songwriter on 'shy' Morrissey

Harrogate fans of 80s acoustic pop band Fairground Attraction have enjoyed seeing its flamed-haired lead singer Eddi Reader on stage in town in the recent past.
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Ferociously powerful - Harrogate band Hell Fire Jack.

Hell Fire Jack launch album with Harrogate gig

Review: If the growing success of young Harrogate metal band Blood Youth round the country shows anything it’s that their hometown is more of a centre for hard rock than many would think.
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Record Town by artist Horace Panter.

New Harrogate exhibition of work by The Specials' bassist

US visits by classic British band The Specials have inspired a new exhibition in one of Harrogate’s coolest galleries.

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Dan Webster on stage with his long-term band The Birdman Rallies.

Harrogate musician's new album better than Beck

Review: Dan Webster: The Great Storm of Now (album)
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Harrogate rapper Lence in his new video The Brink.

A rapper from Harrogate - with stunning new video

Harrogate may not be entirely known for its Hip Hop scene but one of its few young rappers making waves says his impressive new video represents a “turning point.”
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Hope & Social who impressed at Ripon's RAOS Hall.

Packed Ripon audience wowed by Hope & Social

Review: Hope & Social, Ripon Amateur Operatic Hall

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Sunday night headliners at Deer Shed Festival - The Mercury Prize-nominated  Field Music.

Exciting names unveiled for North Yorks music fest

More exciting music headliners have been announced for this year's family-friendly Deer Shed Festival in North Yorkshire in July.
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Playing Harrogate - The Southern Companion.

Bob Harris helps put Harrogate on music map

Harrogate may be increasingly on the national map thanks to the success of local firms like Bettys & Taylors and Harrogate Spring Water but it's also going places in the world of music.

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