Leading composer Max Richter to appear at Blenheim

A man hailed as the most influential composer of his generation is the first artist announced to perform at this summer’s Nocturne concert series at Blenheim Palace.

Bill Lennon as Bob Dylan

Celebrate Bob Dylan at Chipping Norton show

A new multimedia show celebrating the life and music of Bob Dylan is rolling into Chipping Norton.

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Get in tune for Chippy festival

Chipping Norton is tuning up ready for its annual music festival and wants performers to sign up to take part

Heidi Fardell who will play the recorder at the concert

Classical concert at Sulgrave Manor

A baroue chamber group will kick off their new year of concerts with a performance at Sulgrave Manor.

What is your favourite Bowie No.1?

POLL: On first anniversary of his death, vote for your favourite David Bowie No.1?

A year has passed since the sad death of legendary musician David Bowie and fans undoubtedly know their favourite tracks and albums.

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Ben Bowden and Adam Ellis play the duo on stage

Sounds of Simon and Garfunkel at the Mill

One of Britain’s leading tributes to Simon and Garfunkel slip-slide into The Mill in Banbury this month with their All The Hits 1957-1987 show.

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Rehearsals have been taking place since early October

Brussels to bring new flavour to pantomime in Adderbury

A popular pantomime will get a seasonal twist when it is staged by Adderbury Theatre Workshop this month.

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Fairport Convention

Richard Thompson and Divine Comedy on the bill for Cropredy

It has been 50 years since Fairport Convention formed –and the band have announced a number of former members will appear at their Cropredy festival this year.

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Fairport Convention

Festival lines up top acts for band’s 50th birthday

It has been 50 years since Fairport Convention were formed and the band have announced a number of former members will appear at the Cropredy festival next year.

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Paul Young and his band Los Pacaminos

Paul Young’s Tex-Mex flavour comes to Mill in Banbury

He’s known for having one of the strongest voices in British music – and now Paul Young is bringing a taste of Americana to Banbury.

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Sarah Mellor

Talented Banbury singer to have her first song broadcast

A visually-impaired singer is to have her first song played on air on Sunday.

VOTE: Help us decide on the best Christmas song of all time

VOTE: Help us decide on the best Christmas song of all time

What is your favourite Christmas song of all time?

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The newly restored organ at St James the Less Church, Sulgrave. Andrew Dixon and Libbie Foster, members of the organ restoration committee. NNL-160612-144816009

Sulgrave’s 124-year-old restored organ to sing again after 10 years of silence

A church organ which has been gathering dust will be played for the first time in 10 years following its restoration.

Chris Parkinson is among the musicians performing

Magical tree will make Banbury Folk Club night unique

The Magical Christmas Tree Tour returns to Banbury Folk Club next week for a night of seasonal song.

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Soprano Mollie Smith

Young talent joins Banbury Choral Society for Messiah

Handel’s choral masterpiece Messiah will be sung by Banbury Choral Society on Saturday, December 10.

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David Bowie at Friars, July 15, 1972

Campaign to fund world’s first David Bowie statue falling short with 24 hours to go

A crowdfunding campaign to help build the world’s first David Bowie Statue is £16,000 short with just 24 hours to go.

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Voices Across Time sing for charity

Three ambitious musicians from Banburyshire will once again present an audience participatory musical based on British history with a cast of local actors and musicians.

The Dylan Project

Top folk-rockers bring their take on Dylan

A band with connections to the Banbury area will be performing in the town next week.

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Cornbury reveal rock and roll superstar will headline

The last ever Cornbury Music Festival has announced its headline act for the Saturday evening, promising the festival will go out with a bang.

Ed Tudor-Pole

Pop star and Crystal Maze host to perform

Visitors to a Banbury pub will have to prepare themsleves for a gig featuring a musician, actor and television presenter.

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