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Elvis, 80s and Abba top festive fun bill

The Sands Venue’s summer show Legends is still firing on all cylinders until the start of November but the award-winning entertainment centre is already bracing itself for Christmas.

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George Michael

George Michael fans overwhelmed by 'heartbreaking' documentary

Music fans have declared Channel 4's documentary about George Michael a triumph, but said watching it "shattered" their hearts.

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Punk fans enjoying themselves at this years Rebellion Festival

Punk big names on the bill for Rebellion

With winter looming, the long wait until summer seems longer and longer every year.
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YolanDa Brown   appearing at the Charter Theatre on October 21

YolanDa brings love and politics to jazz

One of the UK’s best saxophonists, YolanDa Brown, is set to appear at Preston’s Charter Theatre on October  21 as part of her new album tour.

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YolanDa Brown hits Preston Charter Theatre on October 21

Jazz sax queen YolanDa coming to Preston

One of the UK’s best saxophonists, YolanDa Brown, is set to appear at Preston’s Charter Theatre on October  21 as part of her new album tour.

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Michael Jackson performs during the "Victory Tour."

Auctioneers won't stop 'till they get enough for Michael Jackson glove

A white glove Michael Jackson wore on tour in 1981 is among the items up for bid in an auction of pop music memorabilia in Los Angeles next month.

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S2S Fest is being held at Preston Guild Hall on October 28

S2S Fest takes you on a Journey Through Dance Music

Some of the biggest names in dance music will be stopping off in Preston for the S2S Festival on Saturday, October 28.

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Walter Trout. Photo Credit: Erik Kabik Photography/ erikkabik.com

Love of music kept Walter Trout going despite serious illness

Four years ago, blues musician Walter Trout didn’t think he would ever tour again. The 66-year-old had been diagnosed with cirrhosis of the liver. Determined to carry with his passion, he continued to tour until he was told he needed a liver transplant within 90 days.

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Gary Barlow's coming to Blackpool

Take That star Gary announces two ‘intimate’ Blackpool Shows

Gary Barlow today announced a 24-date ‘intimate’ tour, including two nights at Blackpool Opera House. Gary Barlow today announced a 24-date ‘intimate’ tour, including two nights at Blackpool Opera House.

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What’s On Listings 12-18 Oct

To announce an event or gig, call 01772 838196 or email whatson@lep.co.uk

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Gay rights activist Tom Robinson still glad to be singing debut hits

AUDIO CHAT: Gay rights star Tom Robinson still glad to be touring debut hits 40 years on

GAY rights activist Tom Robinson is still glad to be touring his debut classic hits 40-years on.

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Eminem turns his ire on Trump in freestyle rap

Eminem has hit out at Donald Trump with a freestyle rap at an awards ceremony.

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ITVs The Voice Kids

Lancashire singers wanted for ITV’s The Voice Kids

The Voice Kids is returning to our screens in 2018 and ITV are looking for super talented young north west singers who have what it takes.

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Members of Sing It Big at NHStival

Chorley choir Sing It Big for the community - WITH VIDEO

If you are going to put on a show, you may as well do it big - and for a good cause.
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Tin Pan Alley

Power trio makes return visit to Port

The band have been regular visitors to the Fylde coast over the years, often at the Kite Club in Blackpool and more recently at Fleetwood’s Wyre Blues Club.

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Britt Quentin as Michael Jackson in Thriller Live

Show plays right royal tribute to the King Of Pop

A West End hit - proud to have no script or story - is heading for Blackpool, ready to thrill audiences.
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American singer-songwriter Beth Hart

Blues star to headline at Opera House

American singer-songwriter Beth Hart has announced a UK tour and comes to Blackpool in the spring.
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Viva Blackpool

Concert thanks for Abba’s music

Fans of the Seventies superstars Abba will be saying Thank You For The Music at a concert paying tribute to the band later this month.

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Our House

REVIEW: Our House, Opera House, Blackpool

All to often, juke box musicals rely solely on the popularity of a band or era’s music to be a success with candy floss stories of no substance.

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Professor Green

Pro Green set to go green at Slimefest

UK rapper Professor Green is the final addition to the all-star line up of this year’s Slimefest.

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