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New British Indie from Coasts or Ameripolitan torchbearers?

Following in the footsteps of New British indie/guitar bands such as The Sherlocks, Blossoms and Foals, Coasts come to The Met Lounge on Tuesday (17th).

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Do you have a fortune hiding in your vinyl collection?

Could you have vinyl worth thousands in your collection?

A rare vinyl recording of cellist Jacqueline Du Pre originally being sold for £1.99 by an Oxfam shop in Thornbury, S Glos is now being offered online by the charity for £2,000.

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Jam Experiment at Peterborough Jazz Club

It’s jazz and funk with Jam on it!

Peterborough Jazz Club returns to The Great Northern Hotel this Sunday (October 8) with award-winning Jam Experiment.

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Zoltan Galyas (piano)
1pm, 26 September, St Johns Peterborough

Review: Zoltan Galyas (piano), 1pm, September 26, St John’s Peterborough

There was a genuine buzz after Zoltan Galyas’ superb piano recital at St John’s on Tuesday, several members of the audience gathering round the Steinway grand in order to express their thanks and appreciation for the playing of the 25-year-old musician.

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Hi-on Maiden

A tribute to rock legends Iron Maiden at The Met

No prizes for guessing where all the self respecting heavy metal/classic rock fans in the area will be heading to tomorrow (Friday) as the UK’s number one tribute to rock legends Iron Maiden - aka Hi On Maiden - return to The Met Lounge

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Steve Allen and Rob Jones..... back in the day.

Golden oldies bring golden era of pop to Pizza Parlour

The week of celebrations at The Pizza Parlour & Music Café to mark their first anniversary culminates this Saturday with retro 60s and 70s pop, soul, and classic rock tunes.

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Members of the Peterborough Youth Orchestra rehearsing for a concert at the Town Hall.

Music Matters: The sounds of the summer

Music has certainly been the sound of summer across the city with some fabulous live music to enjoy, writes Michael Cross, Peterborough Music Hub programme co-ordinator.

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VIDEO: Peterborough pizza delivery driver to showcase singing voice on primetime Saturday night TV

A delivery driver from Sub Xpress in Peterborough will sing to millions this weekend as Just Eat, the new sponsor of one of the UK’s biggest television shows The X Factor, unveils its entertaining X Factor idents.

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Sugarhill Gang headline Green Meadows Festival this weekend

Legendary hip hop stars The Sugarhill Gang (Rappers Delight) will be joined by the likes of Reverend and the Makers and Stereo MCs at the annual Green Meadows Festival which features a wide range of live acts and DJs across four stages including Radio 1 legend Danny Rampling.

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Melvin Benn launching his ReBalance plans with Lande Hekt from punk rock band Muncie Girls, PRS Foundation chief executive Vanessa Reed and Lucy Wood, also from Festival Republic.

VIDEO: Festival boss launches ReBalance scheme to get more girls into music industry

Girl power got a helping hand today when one of the world's biggest music promoters launched an initiative in to encourage more female UK led bands, solo acts and sound engineers.

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Ian Anderson and some of the band members

Frontman of rock band Jethro Tull to perform Christmas concert at Peterborough Cathedral

The frontman of rock band Jethro Tull is to perform a Christmas concert at Peterborough Cathedral.

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Music Matters: The sounds of summer continue

As Alice Cooper’s 1972 hit reminds us,- “School’s Out for Summer”, but Peterborough Music Hub remains busy, supporting this month’s Peterborough Youth Orchestra annual summer workshop programme.

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Original roots music night sets up home at Mama Liz’s

A new live music event, embracing the best in original roots based music, has been launched in Stamford.

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Flashback Photograph

No flash in the pan as band heads for top UK festival

Peterborough-based Flashback Photograph are set to play Camp Bestival and Bestival this weekend.

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Bluetones

It’s a Slight Return to The Met

Record-breaking Met Lounge favourites The Bluetones are to play a special one off show at the Bridge Street venue next month.

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The fundraising record

The healing power of music - Peterborough Music Hub Programme Manager Michael Cross

This past month has illustrated the power of music as a means of sharing experiences and bringing people together.

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Eleanor Turner

Raising spirits at lunchtime this summer

Peterborough Cathedral’s popular series of free summer recitals has begun, on Wednesdays at 1.00pm.

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Band of the Royal Air Force College
 Photographed by Paul Saxby

Centenary concert for RAF charity

As the Royal Air Force approaches its centenary year, the Royal Air Force bands will be undertaking an extensive tour of the UK with concerts and other events to mark this special anniversary.

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Lance Ellington

Star Strictly Come Dancing singer to perform in Peterborough

Platinum award winning artist Lance Ellington, the voice of BBC Strictly Come Dancing, is coming to the Key Theatre on Thursday, October 19 with his new show, Lance Ellington Sings Broadway.

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Steve Hession with the PODS singers

Big band and special guests at charity concert

From Bublé to Broadway, The Steve Hession Big Band in association with PODS is presenting a gala concert in aid of The Young People’s Counselling Service, featuring very special guests.

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