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Bananarama's Keren looking forward to AmpRocks

It seems almost inconceivable that at the height of their fame in the 1980s, the original girl group Bananarama never went out on tour as a trio.

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Miles Kane was in great form at the Roadmender on Friday night (Picture: Lauren Dukoff)

REVIEW: Brilliant Miles Kane rocks the Roadmender

Miles Kane is a man of his word...
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Miles Kane plays the Roadmender on June 1 (Picture: Lauren Dukoff)

Miles Kane promising to 'blow your socks off' as he makes Roadmender return

His forthcoming new album is called Coup de Grace, but this is far from any kind of end game for Miles Kane, who plays the Roadmender in Northampton on Friday night.
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Thousands flock to NEC for final leg of annual Slam Dunk festival

Thousands of punk, rock and metal fans from across the region descended on the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham on Monday for the final day of this year’s Slam Dunk Festival.
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Ash

Tickets for intimate Ash gig on sale this Friday

Alt rock trio Ash will play Esquires in Bedford this summer as part of a short run of UK dates before heading to America.

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Scouting For Girls will headline BetseyFest

‘Luv-er-leh’ Scouting For Girls to headline musical festival in Swanbourne

The Swanbourne Music Festival affectionately nicknamed #BetseyFest by its followers, has announced its 2018 line-up.

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Lionel Richie will perform at Northampton

Spend all night long with Lionel Richie in Northampton

It’s just over a week until global superstar Lionel Richie kicks off his summer tour at Franklin’s Gardens.

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Review: Manic Street Preachers keep the passion alive at Birmingham show

Phil Moore reviews the Manic Street Preachers at Arena Birmingham
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The Mersey Beatles performing at the Cavern Club in Liverpool

Fab Four fans get chance to star in historic Beatles tribute show coming to Bedford

Did you see The Beatles when they rocked Bedford back in the 1960s? Then you could play a starring role in a sensational show coming to Bedford Corn Exchange.

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Blazin' Squad

Blazin’ Squad added to line up at StepBack 90s concert in Coventry

Blazin’ Squad have been revealed as the final act to be added to a revival concert which heads to the region this autumn.

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Billy Ocean

Billy Ocean speaks about headlining 80 concert

Global music star Billy Ocean is preparing to unleash waves of nostalgia when he joins other 80s acts in the region this summer.

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The Rolling Stones play in Coventry on June 2

Specials to join Rolling Stones at Ricoh Arena gig

The Specials will open for The Rolling Stones when they play in the region this summer as part of their No Filter tour.

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Chris Da Ambassada Grant on stage after receiving his reward, watched by his wife

Reggae star from Bucks scoops top honour at music awards

Buckinghamshire reggae artist Christopher Grant is celebrating after scooping the scene’s top award.

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Review: Idles cement formidable reputation at sold out Craufurd Arms show

David Jackson reviews Idles at the Craufurd Arms, Wolverton
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REVIEW: Arcade Fire rewrite the rulebook at Birmingham show

Peter Ormerod reviews Arcade Fire at the Genting Arena, Birmingham
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VIDEO AND PICTURES: First look as ‘breathtaking’ concert celebrating David Bowie is announced for Milton Keynes

‘Bowie Experience – The Golden Years Tour’ - a concert celebrating the music of the world’s greatest pop icon David Bowie, will be visiting Milton Keynes Theatre next month.

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We Are Scientists

Review - We Are Scientists entertain at sold out Craufurd show

After ‘15 years of trying to get to Milton Keynes’, We Are Scientists headlined the Craufurd Arms last week.

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REVIEW: Gary Numan gives a masterclass at Northampton gig

David Jackson reviews Gary Numan at the Roadmender in Northampton

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Moose Blood

Moose Blood and Astroid Boys among latest additions to Slam Dunk line up

With only two months until its return, Slam Dunk has added more acts to its already stellar line-up.

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Matilda the Musical

23 shows coming up at Milton Keynes Theatre

Here are a few of the highlights coming up in Milton Keynes Theatre's new season.

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