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Good Charlotte join Jimmy Eat World as Slam Dunk joint headliners

Slam Dunk has revealed pop-punk titans Good Charlotte as joint-headliners of this year’s festival.

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Hannah Faulkner

Faulkner and friends play Ni Ni festive session shows

Singer songwriter Hannah Faulkner is currently playing a series of Christmas acoustic gigs as part of the Ni Ni Sessions.

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The Wedding Present

REVIEW: Nought-to-heartbreak in 60 seconds with The Wedding Present in Northampton

Chris Fidler reviews The Wedding Present at the Roadmender

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Levellers began their career in 1988

Levellers to headline Friday night at Cropredy Convention

Fairport Convention have announced the Levellers will headline the Friday night of their annual festival next year.

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Century City

Indie-pop noise comes to Northampton venue

Noisy indie popsters Century City are headlining The Lamplighter in Northampton on December 15.

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Shambala takes place in a secret location

Applications open for unique Northants festival

The organisers of Shambala have opened applications to be part of next year's festival.

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Dreadzone

Dreadzone bring beats back to the Roadmender

Dub heavyweights Dreadzone are back at the Roadmender next week.

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Rewind to the future: cassettes could be the new vinyl

Rewind to the future: cassettes could be the new vinyl

Any music fan will be aware of how vinyl records have become strangely fashionable again, with the retro format enjoying a resurgence as an alternative mp3 downloads and streaming.

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Alexisonfire

Alexisonfire, Body Count and Parkway Drive among latest additions to Download line up

Post hardcore legends Alexisonfire, Body Count, Parkway Drive and Marilyn Manson are among the latest additions to the Download Festival which returns to the region next year.

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The Jets

Early Christmas treat from rock'n'rollers in Northampton

Northampton rock n’ roll trio The Jets bring their Rockin’ Christmas No.7 to the Picturedrome on Saturday night.

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Monarchs

Northants band get darker at Roadmender gig

Kettering alternative rock trio Monarchs headline the Roadmender on Friday.

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David Gedge with The Wedding Present

Fast forward to the past with indie legend Gedge at Northampton show

It was 1987 when David Gedge and The Wedding Present – then a no-nonsense jangly musical vehicle for his tales of heartbreak – first stopped off in Northampton for a gig in the cramped Old Five Bells’ function room.
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Gary Numan

Gary Numan to bring Savage tour to Roadmender in Northampton

Electronic pioneer Gary Numan will bring the second part of his Savage tour to the Roadmender next year.

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Pulled Apart By Horses

Round-up of gigs in and around Northants, November 24 to 29, 2017: Jones, Ross and Pulled Apart By Horses

Leeds four-piece alternative rockers Pulled Apart By Horses kick off their UK tour at the Craufurd Arms in Wolverton next week. Other gigs during the week include Devon folk duo Harbottle & Jonas and legendary Deacon Blue frontman Ricky Ross. Below are more details of some of the other gigs taking place across the county over the next week.

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The art of Novaks career mirrors changes in the UKs musical landscape

Music and art combine in Northampton exhibition

County artist and musician Alex Novak is exhibiting work at The Sanctuary Gallery in Northampton as part of a 40-year retrospective.
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Les McKeown

Bay City Roller Les to roll back the years in Wellingborough

Les McKeown is back in the region on Sunday for the latest leg of The Story of The Bay City Rollers show.
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Secrets

Powerful American band headline Northampton venue

San Diego post-hardcore quartet Secrets are headlining The Roadmender on November 24.
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Hazel OConnor

Award winning Hazel O’Connor brings tour to the Core

Award-winning singer, writer and actress Hazel O’Connor brings her UK tour to The Core at the Corby Cube on Wednesday.
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REVIEW: Rock duo Royal Blood captivate 15,000 fans in Birmingham

David Jackson reviews Royal Blood, At The Drive-In and Black Honey at Arena Birmingham
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Eastfield were formed in 1996

Eastfield speak ahead of headline gig at The Lab tonight

Eastfield are bringing their fast and furious brand of politically charged punk rock to The Lab tonight.

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