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REVIEW: Conviction, intent and wit aplenty as Paul Draper shows how it should be done

Peter Ormerod reviews Paul Draper at the O2 Institute, Birmingham
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New ITV game show is looking for the worst singers around

New ITV game show is looking for the worst singers around

A new television game show is aiming to find the country’s worst singers - and giving them the chance to win a major cash prize.

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Beyond the Tracks festival

Editors close inaugural Beyond The Tracks Festival with career spanning set

With the annual festival season coming to an end, it was down to the inaugural Beyond The Tracks to ensure the UK’s second city ended the summer in style.

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Orbital

10 acts to see at new festival in the region

Inaugural Beyond The Tracks festival heads to region this weekned

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Paul Draper

Draper brings Spooky Action tour to Midlands next week

Former Mansun man Paul Draper heads out on his first solo tour this week following the release of his debut album.

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Paramore

Tickets on sale today for Paramore’s Midlands gig next year

Grammy award winning alternative pop superstars Paramore will head to the region next year as part of a five date UK tour.

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Daddy Cools in Spon Street will be continuing the party

Eighties music marathon to continue at city club following Ricoh show

Revellers attending the Stepback 80s Concert at Coventry’s Ricoh Arena in October will be able to carry on the party after the headliners have finished when a city nightclub hosts an after show party until the early hours.
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Fairport celebrate 50 years in style at their annual Cropredy Convention

Folk stalwarts Fairport Convention celebrated their 50th anniversary with a mammoth three-hour headline set on Saturday night at their annual Cropredy Convention.

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Cheque presentation to Myton Hospice from the money raised at Folk Off Cancer.

Music festival held in tribute of Warwick musician helps cancer charities

A music festival that was held in memory of a much-loved musician from Warwick has raised more than £2,000 for charity.

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Pauline Black and Arthur Gaps Hendrickson

2-Tone heroes The Selecter to play Leamington show

The Selecter, the riotous skank machine who exploded out of Coventry in the multi-cultural 2 Tone explosion of 1979, are playing in Leamington in October.

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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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Photo provided by Warwick Folk Festival.

Warwick Folk Festival returns this week

The popular Warwick Folk Festival has returned for its 38th year this week.

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The stage at Fairport's Cropredy Convention

No tickets left for ‘sold out’ Cropredy Convention festival

Organisers of this year’s Cropredy Convention are reminding anyone without tickets that this year’s festival is completely sold out.

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Warwick Folk Club needs a new home.

Warwick folk club appealing for help in finding new home

A Warwick music club that has been running for around 45 years is appealing for help in finding a new home so 
members can save their club.

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Go West

Pop duo Go West chat ahead of StepBack 80s concert

Pop duo Go West are riding the crest of an 80s revival wave and will be joining other acts from the era at the Ricoh Arena later this year.

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The Vickers-Bovey Guitar Duo

Review: Perfect setting for intense guitar concert in Ullenhall

Clive Peacock review the Vickers-Bovey Guitar Duo at St Mary the Virgin church, Ullenhall

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Lucy Rose performs in Leamington music shop Head

REVIEW: Emotional and captivating home-town show by Lucy Rose

Sam Jackson reviews Lucy Rose at Head in the Royal Priors, Leamington

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Singers in Divertimento

Choral concert being performed at Southam venue

A summer concert of English choral music is to be staged in at the Grange Hall in Southam this weekend.

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Rolling Stones Now

Classic tunes at Napton Festival

There will be a retro theme to this year’s Napton Festival which promises a full weekend of musical entertainment.

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Some of the singers at a previous concert

REVIEW: Crisp and enthusiastic rendering of Haydn masterpiece in Warwick

Clive Peacock reviews Saint James's Singers and Players' concert of Haydn's The Creation at St Mary's church, Warwick on June 3

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