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Jacko fans are in for another thrilling time

Blackpool Grand Theatre have just added another ‘Thriller’ of a show to their impressive 2017 schedule.

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Joe Bonamassa. Photo by Christie Goodwin

Guitar king Joe Bonamassa crowns UK tour at Blackpool Opera House

Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton and BB King trip off the tongue when asked to name the greatest guitar players of all time - but make way for Joe Bonamassa!

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What’s On Listings 23-29 Mar

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George Formby and Pat Howson

Actor wanted to play George Formby in upcoming film

A Lancashire author is on the hunt for a George Formby impersonator to play the iconic musician in a big screen production.

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The Blues Band

Still going strong and they’re heading this way

The Blues Band, who are still going strong 38 years after originally forming, will play Fleetwood Marine Hall as part of their upcoming tour.

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Shaun Ryder

New boutique festival for North West

A ‘boutique’ North West music festival have announced Manchester band James as their second headliners.

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Blossoms

NME tour showcases talent of tomorrow

The annual NME awards tour stopped off in Liverpool over the weekend for what was the tour’s only North West date.

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The Jerseys

Oh what an Afternoon with The Jerseys at Viva

Viva Blackpool will be ensuring it’s a case of ‘Oh what an afternoon’ on Tuesday, March 28, as it stages its next showtime afternoon with The Jerseys.

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Thunder opened their new tour in Manchester

GIG REVIEW: Thunder at 02 Manchester Apollo

‘Everybody, scream!’

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Eddie Calvert, the man with the golden trumpet

Glory days of the man with the golden trumpet

It’s 95 years since one of Preston’s finest musicians and the man behind the first ever Number One single was born.

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Adam Mitchell

Child actor Adam enjoys day in the sun

A Baines’ School pupil has been given the life-changing opportunity to sing on a Disney film soundtrack.

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Infernal Nonsense

Hoghton Players host Infernal Nonsense

The Hoghton Players has announced its next series of spring concerts.

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Ray Quinn

Fundraising show is a Ray of light

For the third successive year, Blackpool Grand Theatre is holding a night of entertainment in aid of The Not Forgotten Association.

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Jane Irwin

Opera star comes home

International opera star Jane Irwin will be performing a homecoming concert alongside the Blackpool Symphony Orchestra, on Saturday.

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What’s On Listings 16-22 Mar

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

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Happy Mondays

Happy Mondays announce Greatest Hits tour

Legendary ‘Madchester’ band Happy Mondays will Step On to the Preston Guild Hall stage as part of their upcoming Greatest Hits tour.

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Brigitte DeMeyer and Will Kimbrough

Musical duo from Tennessee team up

A pair of musicians, hailing all the way from Nashville, Tennessee, will perform ‘unplugged’ in Garstang later this month.

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Chairman of Rivington and Adlington Band Dylan Taylor with cup
Dylan and secretary Janet Taylor along with the adjudicator Glyn Williams

Rivington and Adlington Band on their way to national finals

Rivington and Adlington Band are one ‘very happy band’ after playing their way in to the National Championships.

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Cast members of the Rabbits of Sandleford Warren at Ribfest 2016.

Ribchester set to stage a return of popular music and drama festival

RibFest is back for 2017! - The team organising last year’s successful event says it is delighted to inform ‘friends, supporters, sponsors and all local culture vultures’ that the dates for this year are July 17-23.

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100 Voices of Gospel

Join 100 Voices of Gospel

One lucky choir from Lancashire will get the chance to join the internationally renowned 100 Voices of Gospel when they head to the county next month.

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