Drummer is ready to rock at Reading and Leeds Festivals

A drummer from Bourne is busy preparing for the biggest gigs of his life at the hugely popular Reading and Leeds Festivals.

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REAL WORLD: Pennyless are (from back left) Penny Stevens, Les Woods, (front) Graham Dale and Colin Benton.  Photo by Peter Knight.

Troubadours of our time from the home of Bourne Eau

Five albums in the space of six years is some going for four-piece folk-rock-blues band Pennyless.

Vinyl sales driven by midlifers - not hipsters

Vinyl sales driven by midlifers - not hipsters

Vinyl has had something of a resurgence in recent years and it is thought that annual sales could surpass the three million mark in the UK for the first time in decades.

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In the Park, the fifth studio album by Bourne-based "psych-folk rock" band Pennyless.

ALBUM REVIEW: Warm breath of fresh air in folkland from Bourne world

IN THE PARK, Pennyless, Rowdy Farrago Records, Out Now

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Wisbech rocks at festival

As the sun beat down on Sunday afternoon, big crowds poured into Wisbech Park for the town’s annual Rock Festival.

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Royal Philharmonic Orchestra concert at the Broadway Theatre with the Peterborough Male Voice Choir, Peterborough Voices and the Peterborough Youth Choir and conductor Will Prideaux

Musicals concert will be magical

There are only a few weeks left before what promises to be one of Peterborough’s most exciting musical event of the year.

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Stamford School pupil lines up big-name acts including Jay Sean, Scouting For Girls and Top Loader for fundraising event

A pupil at Stamford School is planning a huge fundraising concert with performances from big name acts including Jay Sean, Scouting For Girls and Top Loader.

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Live music in aid of worthwhile cause

Come and enjoy two days of free live music at The Angel Inn, Yarwell this weekend to help raise funds for the Retired Greyhound Trust.

Pennyless perform at Sleaford Playhouse last year.  Photo by Dorothea Adlem.

Archangel’s church would not have paid a Pennyless for this majestic musicfest

CONCERT REVIEW: Pennyless in Concert, St Michael and All Angels Church, Langtoft

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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.

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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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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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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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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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.

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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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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