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Craig Charles and Utah Saints at Elton Hall

Green Meadows Festival will boast a huge line up of internationally acclaimed artists and DJs next month.

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Ready to rock - and we have tickets to win

The final stages of planning for the 12th Cambridge Rock Festival are well underway - and we have some tickets to give away.

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Jamie and his audio assistant Katie at "Untitled".

Help create a spectacular fanfare for arts project

A rtist Jamie Gledhill is looking for Peterborough-based musicians, music makers and wannabe musos of all kinds to help devise and record a series of weird and wonderful fanfares this month.

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Smugglers Trail

Great line-up set to be smuggled into The Green Backyard

The ‘Smugglers Trail’ travelling music and eco festival comes to Peterborough this Saturday.

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Stringfinger

Met Lounge fills the Willow Festival void with MetFest

As it emerged today that the Willow Festival will not now take place this year, leading Peterborough live music venue The Met Lounge has stepped up with a weekend ‘MetFest’.

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Sacred Nations (from left) - Dylan Gallagher, Edward King, Joe Schollar, Triston Finnis, Cameron Rickerby and Frazer Stanford. ANL-160616-141736001 ANL-160616-141736001

Peterborough musicians ready for gig with The Vamps

Teenage musicians from Peterborough and Huntingdon are ready for the biggest gig of their lives supporting one of Britain’s hottest pop-rock bands, The Vamps.

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Youth orchestra set for summer

Following the huge success of their inaugural course, the Peterborough Youth Orchestra will once again be meeting during the forthcoming summer holidays.

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The Noteables

Deepings choir to entertain in aid of local causes

Market Deeping-based choir, The Noteables will be holding a concert on Saturday,next week to raise money for two local causes.

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Programme Name: UK's Best Part-Time Band - TX: 10/06/2016 - Episode: UK's Best Part-Time Band - North (No. n/a) - Picture Shows: Kissmet performing on stage.  - (C) Wall To Wall - Photographer: Steffan Hill BBC Four

Are Kissmet Britain’s best part-time band?

Peterborough band Kissmet are one step away from appearing on a BBC Two grand final to find the UK’s best part-time band.

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Band members Geoff Lovell, Pete Glover, Jack Thomas, Dave Cupit and Graham Seal with Jack and Ava Rickard

Hometown Rock and Roll Band reunites to help Jack Rickard

A rock band renowned for its charity work came out of retirement to raise money for six-year-old cerebral palsy sufferer Jack Rickard.

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The Willow Festival

Willow Festival organiser claims music event has been saved

The organiser of the Willow Festival has announced the under-threat music event has been saved - although it is unlikely to go ahead at the Embankment as originally planned.

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TASTE OF OLDE ENGLAND: Divers Voyces, a group of singers whose repertoire includes Thomas Campion, Henry Purcell and John Taverner, are in concert at Crowland Abbey on Saturday, June 11 at 7.30pm.

Melodies of old England brought to a crescendo

People in Spalding and South Holland are invited to spend a night in England’s past when a group of musical friends visit Crowland next weekend.

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ABBEY ARIA: American soprano Isabel Gray sangs works by Purcell, Verdi, Mendelssohn and Dvorak at Crowland Abbey.

Voice of a nightingale comes to a fitting stage

The temptation of missing out on a musical experience provided by American soprano Isabel Gray at the perfect setting of Crowland Abbey was impossible to resist.

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Competition for access to major events has seen ticket fraud jump 55 per cent in a year

Top tips for festival-goers to avoid ticket scams

Summer is on its way and that means one thing to music lovers: festival time.

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Willow Festival 2014 at Embankment. Crowds enjoying the event EMN-141207-193142009

Willow Festival can’t be run on the Embankment after payment dispute with Peterborough City Council

The Willow Festival will not be allowed to run on the Embankment after Peterborough City Council claimed it has not received the full amount owed by the event organisers.

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The  Great Northern Hotel

Review: Laid back excellence at Peterborough Jazz Club

Do jazz musicians enjoy advantages that classical musicians don’t have? I found myself asking this question during the Peterborough Jazz Club event at the Great Northern Hotel on Sunday night.

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Cut La Roc

Ballroom boys bring in big names as they take over the Sol

Saturday night residents at the Solstice’s outdoor Eden Room, the Eclectic Ballroom are taking over the Sol Garden this weekend... and they are bringing two musical heavyweights with them.

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Alan Barnes

Powerhouse quartet at Peterborough Jazz Club

Peterborough Jazz Club welcomes two of the finest saxophonists on the world stage who have joined forces to create a powerhouse quintet at Great Northern Hotel on Sunday at 7.30pm.

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St John's church in the city centre.

Beautiful music and surroundings

Lunchtime concerts in city centre locations can be a delight. Take a break from business or shopping and listen to beautiful music in lovely surroundings. There are few things more relaxing or refreshing.

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