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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Lincolnshire Youth Wind Orchestra, with conductor David Dorey, at South Holland Centre, Spalding.  Photo by Graham Standley.

CONCERT REVIEW: What a way to go for a loyal and loved leader of music

Lincolnshire Youth Wind Orchestra, Conductor: David Dorey, South Holland Centre, Spalding


Pop stars of ‘80s hit stage for fans

Pop stars of the 1980s turned back the clock as they took to the stage once more.


Bourne Festival draws in the crowds

Record crowds came out in the sunshine to enjoy Bourne Festival at the weekend.

Stamford composer

Composer’s work chosen by Classic FM

Benjamin Rimmer with Classic FM presenter Margherita Taylor

Singer Chloe Lorentzen, 11, at home in Stamford

Chloe, 11, helps get popstar Adele to sing on charity CD

A schoolgirl from Stamford who helped get megastar Adele on board with a charity album is now hoping to raise £10,000 for the same cause by releasing her own EP.

Visitors to last years food festival

Festivals return to Meadows

Both the Stamford Food and Drink Festival and Stamford Music Festival will return to the town’s Meadows this summer – following their successful debuts in 2016.

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Uppingham’s Eva Finnemore, 11, wins place in grand final of Open Mic UK talent show

Talented singer-songwriter Eva Finnemore is through to the grand final of a national talent competition entered by 10,000 people.

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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Composer Sam wins dream role with National Youth Orchestra

Sam Rudd-Jones, 16, a student at Stamford School, has won a place with prestigious National Youth Orchestra and is looking forward to developing his skills in the company of world class tutors and conductors and some of the country’s best young players.

Emily Saunders

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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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.

Engaging, entertaining and enormously talented folk-rock singer-guitarist Flossie Malavialle who has given up full-time teaching of both French and English to become a prolific touring and recording artist, having released 12 albums  between 2002 and 2016.

CONCERT REVIEW: Why on earth is this ‘La Vie En Rose’ not a global star?

Flossie Malavialle, ‘If I Have To Go’ Tour, Rippingale Village Hall

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Tickets selling fast for French singer’s Rippingale show

Tickets selling fast for French singer’s Rippingale show

A French singer and guitarist who’s making an international impact will be reappearing at Rippingale Village Hall next week.

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Teenager secures big-name acts including Vernon Kay, B.O.B and Scouting For Girls for huge charity concert he is organising

There’s now less than a month until a huge charity concert with big-name acts takes place – and teenage organiser James Ellis is working around the clock to make it a hit.

David Whittle, director of music at Leicester Grammar School, was the guest organist for Music at the Priory, Priory Church, Deeping St James.  Photo by Oliver Wilson.

CONCERT REVIEW: Afternoon of organ magic to make ‘The Old Wig’ smile

David Whittle (organ), Music at the Priory, Priory Church, Deeping St James

Listening to loud music on personal devices could be leading to an epidemic of deafness among young people, a study shows.

Headphones causing hidden hearing loss ‘epidemic’

Listening to loud music on personal devices could be leading to an epidemic of deafness among young people, a study shows.

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Some of the latest recruits to All Saints Church Choir, Stamford

Junior choir seeking new voices

The children’s choir at All Saints’ Church in Stamford is holding an open day for potential new young choristers today (Friday).

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Rising star Izzy Bizu goes back to Stamford High School for gig

Rising music star Izzy Bizu will go back to school for a one-off concert organised by Rutland Radio.

Elton John

BREAKING NEWS: Elton John to play the ABAX Stadium

Superstar Elton John will play a concert at Peterborough United’s ABAX Stadium next summer.

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