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Big-name acts and cult heroes heading to Warwickshire: all you need to know about this year's Lunar Festival

Basement Jaxx, Goldfrapp and The Stranglers have been named among the acts heading to Warwickshire this summer for the Lunar Festival.
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Alexandra Jordan Banbury Young Musician of the Year 2018

Banbury Rotary crowns it’s Young Musician of the Year

The finals of the Banbury Young Musician of the Year competition took place last weekend at Tudor Hall School.

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Rotary club all set for this year’s Crocus Concerts

The Rotary Club of Banbury will stage two ‘Crocus Concerts’ next month supporting Rotary International’s End Polio Now Campaign.

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Cornbury announce all female line-up

Cornbury Music Festival is back this year and Saturday’s all female line up promises to be a show stopper.

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Noel Gallagher final headline act for Blenheim Palace music festival

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds are the final act to be announced for this year’s Nocturne Live concert series at Blenheim Palace later this year.

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Elvis Costello will headline the Saturday night at Nocturne Live

Elvis Costello among latest acts announced for Blenheim music festival

Elvis Costello will be headlining the Saturday night at Blenheim Palace's music festival Nocturne Live in June with two other acts announced today (Tuesday, February 6).
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Nile Rodgers will be headlining the first night at Nocturne Live with Chic

Nile Rodgers and Chic to headline first night at Nocturne Live

Disco legends Nile Rodgers and Chic are the latest headline act to be announced for the Nocturne Live festival at Blenheim Palace.
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Time running out for Chippy music festival entry

Time running out for Chippy music festival entry

The Chipping Norton Music festival, one of the oldest in the country will take place from Friday, March 9 to Saturday, March 24 but performers have until January 19 to submit their entry.

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The Snowman back on at Sulgrave Manor after ironic cancellation

A special screening of The Snowman is back on at Sulgrave Manor on Thursday (December 21) after it was cancelled at the weekend because of the snow.

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Five of the best things to do in Banburyshire this week

With us fast approaching the big C, pantomimes and theatre dominate the events calendar at this time of year.

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Festive fun and fond farewells as Banbury Folk Club celebrates Christmas

Banbury Folk Club has plenty of festive treats coming up as it starts its Christmas season.

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Levellers to headline Friday night at Cropredy Convention

Fairport Convention have announced the Levellers will headline the Friday night of their annual festival next year.

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Chipping Norton to welcome UK’s finest soloists

Chipping Norton Choral Society will host some of the finest voices in the country at a concert in the town’s St Mary’s Church.

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Fairport reveal acts for 2018

Fairport’s Cropredy Convention music festival has announced the first acts booked for the 2018 event which takes place from Thursday, August 9, to Saturday, August 11.

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Rewind to the future: cassettes could be the new vinyl

Rewind to the future: cassettes could be the new vinyl

Any music fan will be aware of how vinyl records have become strangely fashionable again, with the retro format enjoying a resurgence as an alternative mp3 downloads and streaming.

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Voices Across Time plan most ambitious shows to date

A drama group specialising in participatory historical musicals is getting ready for its most hectic Christmas period to date.

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Barlow has written 14 number one singles and 24 top ten hits

Gary Barlow announces show at Blenheim Palace for 2018

Superstar singer-songwriter Gary Barlow is the first artist announced for next year’s Nocturne Live concert series, which returns to Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire from June 14 to 17 2018.
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REVIEW: Rock duo Royal Blood captivate 15,000 fans in Birmingham

David Jackson reviews Royal Blood, At The Drive-In and Black Honey at Arena Birmingham
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Gary Barlow has written 14 number one singles and 24 top ten hits

Gary Barlow announces show at Blenheim Palace

Superstar singer-songwriter Gary Barlow is the first artist announced for next year’s Nocturne Live concert series, which returns to Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire from June 14 to 17 2018.
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