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Hometown gig for rockers, plus award winning folk duo

Peterborough alt rockers The Endeavour play their first hometown show for over nine months on Saturday when they take to the stage at The Met.

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A new wave of homegrown modern country at The Met

There is something a little different to the usual rock offering at The Met lounge on Sunday.

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Peterborough indie poppers Idolising Nova head for Stamford

Up and coming and highly rated Peterborough indie pop band Idolising Nova return to where it all began with a gig at the Voodoo Lounge this month .

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Music Matters.

Music Matters: Starting young is to be encouraged

Musicians have always impressed me and, as a ‘non-player’ working in musical theatre, the most exciting part is the band call - when the band arrives and rehearse.

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Airways heading for The Met

The city’s leading live music venue has announced its line-up of gigs for this month.

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Lucy and Bettina

City couples inspire new choral work

The world premier of a new work for choir and organ will take place at Peterborough Cathedral in February.

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Peterborough Youth Music Showcase

Showcase for youth returns

Are you a budding Adele, Ed Sheerhan or Sam Smith? Or does your band or group want to be the next Coldplay or Little Mix?

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Fairport Convention

Fairport Convention here to celebrate 50 years of folk rock

Iconic folk group Fairport Convention will bring their golden anniversary celebrations to Peterborough next month.

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Untamed

Met gig launch for city band’s latest album

One of Peterborough’s most established bands will launch their third album - Chaos From The Fall - with a special gig at The Met Lounge on January 7.

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Hi On Maiden

Run To The .... Met Lounge for Iron Maiden tribute band

Fans of classic rock can look forward to the UK’s number one tribute to Iron Maiden make a return to The Met Lounge for a Christmas special later this month.

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Honey G is at Halo on Saturday (17th).

Will Peterborough go sweet on XFactor’s Honey G at Halo?

She might have missed out on the XFactor final last weekend but wannabe rap star Honey G will be live on stage at Peterborough’s Halo on Saturday.

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Christmas Magic at the Broadway.

Magical occasion at the Broadway

Now in its sixth successful year, Peterborough’s biggest Christmas celebration - Christmas Magic at the Broadway theatre - is even bigger for 2016,

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Emily Saunders at Peterborough Jazz Club

Peterborough Jazz Club welcomes the Emily Saunders Band to The Great Northern Hotel on Sunday for its Christmas concert.

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Elton John in concert - Credit: Jason Senior

REVIEW: Expect hit after hit when on-song Elton John heads to Peterborough

There can be no doubt that Elton John is a music icon, but there have been many icons in the music industry who after four decades on the road, lose the ability to hit the notes and kick out their hits like they use to. No need to worry, when Elton comes to Peterborough in the summer this won’t be an issue.

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Peterborough Cathedral Choir

Michael Cross: Why music plays a big part in the season’s festivities

It’s Advent and with the run up to Christmas now officially begun, music will play an important part in the festivities over the coming weeks with the return of all those hits from bygone years - and hopefully some new ones too. Seasonal songs and music will provide the energy and excitement at parties and events across the city, filling us (well, most of us) with Christmas spirit.

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Band of the Corps of Royal Engineers to perform at Stamford School

Band of the Corps of Royal Engineers to perform at Stamford School

One of the country’s top military bands will visit Stamford next week.

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The Sherlocks follow the clues 
for gig at The Met Lounge

Following on from their sold out UK Tour in September, up-and-coming Sheffield four-piece The Sherlocks have announced a headline UK and Ireland Tour which will see them play The Met Lounge, Peterborough, on March 1, 2017.

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Send-off for choral director

The 80-strong Peterborough Choral Society, with professional soloists and Queen’s Park Sinfonia, will give a gala performance of Mendelssohn’s choral masterpiece Elijah at Peterborough Cathedral on Saturday at 7.30pm.

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Classical Reflection

Early Christmas cracker in store

There’s a Christmas treat in store for classical music lovers courtesy of city duo, Classical Reflection.

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Thomas Dunleavy

Music Matters: The search for young talent begins

Whilst I have never been tempted to write a song – and sadly not talented enough to even contemplate writing a piece of music - it is clear when talking to friends that actually I might just be in the minority.

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