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Review - Liam Gallagher at Arena Birmingham

For a while around the start of this decade, it seemed unimaginable that Liam Gallagher would return to selling out arenas in seconds and headlining the stages he walked out onto during Oasis' peak.

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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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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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Five of the best things to do in Banburyshire this week

From big band to dance, there are lots of musical options in and around Banbury this week.

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Five of the best things to do in Banburyshire this week

Theatre fans have plenty of choice this week with loads on offer in Banburyshire from pantomimes to musicals.

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Cropredy’s most famous export in Sky Arts documentary

An in depth look into the formation and continued influence of Cropredy’s Fairport Convention, in celebration of the folk bands 50th anniversary, will be aired later this month.

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Five of the best things to do in Banburyshire this week

With the nights drawing in as the clocks have gone back, now is a great time to see some shows and we have some of the best in and around Banbury.

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REVIEW: Metallica rock the Midlands with a heavy-hitting spectacular

John Steven reviews Metallica at the Genting Arena, Birmingham

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Hitting new heights in Kate Bush tribute night at The Mill

A tribute show to popular singer and songwriter Kate Bush comes to The Mill Arts Centre in Banbury later this month.

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Banbury woman crashes past haters with song recorded by famous musicians

A talented Banbury woman who suffered severe bullying has gone on to have her song recorded by famous musicians and released on vinyl.

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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.

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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.

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