Music

Music

Five of the best things to do in Banburyshire this week

There is a lot on offer for music fans this week in and around Banbury as well as plenty of other events.

Arts
Cornbury Music Festival, Great Tew, Oxfordshire  Copyright Ben Phillips Photography NNL-170619-141437001

Back by popular demand, Cornbury 2018 announced

After hundreds of requests from festival goers, musicians, agents and sponsors, Cornbury Festival organiser Hugh Phillimore has announced that the music festival held in Great Tew will return next year.

Music
Jack Good visits Banbury Music Radio station in 2008

Influential music producer from Upper Tadmarton dies

A producer credited with revolutionising how pop music was presented on television, who lived in Upper Tadmarton, has died.

News
Do you have a fortune hiding in your vinyl collection?

Could you have vinyl worth thousands in your collection?

A rare vinyl recording of cellist Jacqueline Du Pre originally being sold for £1.99 by an Oxfam shop in Thornbury, S Glos is now being offered online by the charity for £2,000.

News
Banbury Canal Day. NNL-160410-105435001

Five of the best things to do in Banburyshire this week

This weekend signals the triumphant return of Banbury Canal Day, but there are plenty more things to do in and around the town this week.

Music
New ITV game show is looking for the worst singers around

New ITV game show is looking for the worst singers around

A new television game show is aiming to find the country’s worst singers - and giving them the chance to win a major cash prize.

News
Simon Standage

Simon stands with Fiori for Aynho concert

Baroque chamber group Fiori Musicali will perform alongside violinist Simon Standage for a concert in Aynho.

Music
Neil Hilgrove Colledge NNL-171109-094416001

Popular pianist brings top musical classics to Deddington

The South-African born pianist Neil Hilgrove Colledge returns with a recital of popular classics at Deddington Church on Saturday.

Music
This Lego model of Old London Bridge is among the miniature marvels going on show at Banbury Museum from September 16 NNL-170830-173311001

Five of the best things to do in and around Banbury this week

It may be turning colder but there are plenty of things to do this week, from autumnal walks around Blenheim Palace to Sherlock Holmes.

Music
Leadsinger Richard Butler by Mike Pfeiffer

Post-punk favourites still gritty and pretty in pink

Remember Pretty In Pink – John Hughes’ 1980s teen movie about love, longing and compromise? Who can forget adorable love-lorn Duckie, or Andie’s brooding over “heart-throb” Blane?

Music
Anna Ryder NNL-170825-083102001

Folk stars head to Banbury in popular club’s new season

An array of top talent is coming to town in the coming weeks as Banbury Folk Club’s new season gets underway.

Music
Terry Andrews (left) with Roy Bailey. Photo: Tjobbe Andrews NNL-170109-105202001

North Newington folk music fan awestruck after legend Roy Bailey plays his song

A folk music fan from North Newington was left ‘bowled over’ after a ‘legend’ played his song about refugees to thousands of people at a festival last week.

News
Derren Brown, Underground tour PNL-170208-111049004

Five of the best things to do in and around Banbury this week

There is something for everyone in and around Banbury this week, from rock and roll to stand-up comedy. Here’s five of the best:

Music

VIDEO: Bucks reggae star launches new song he hopes will be a surefire hit

Gospel reggae star Christopher Grant aka Chris Da Ambassada has launched a new single and video called Leave It Alone and says he wants to keep spreading positive vibes.

Music
One of the starts of Leather & Lace NNL-170818-103317001

Night of top rock anthems and power ballads at Mill

Classic rock anthems and power ballads will resound around the Mill in Banbury when a new live show comes to the venue next month.

Music
Summer of 69 Music Festival this Saturday

Dig out your flares and head to the Three Conies

Thorpe Mandeville’s The Three Conies will host it’s inaugural Summer of 69 Music Festival this weekend.

Music

Fairport celebrate 50 years in style at their annual Cropredy Convention

Folk stalwarts Fairport Convention celebrated their 50th anniversary with a mammoth three-hour headline set on Saturday night at their annual Cropredy Convention.

Music
Headliners Divine Comedy at Fairport Cropredy NNL-171108-000614009

PICTURES: Thousands flock to Fairport Cropredy for first day

Thousands of people flocked to Fairport’s Cropredy Convention yesterday (Thursday, August 10) for the first day in a bumper weekend of folk music and entertainment on its 50th anniversary.

News
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.

Whats on
Load more