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NEWS: Summer of Love Season at York Theatre

York Theatre Royal is on the move again. Following the success of its Travelling Pantomime which visited 16 venues in the city at Christmas, the theatre is going global in its Summer of Love season. Following the conclusion of the “Love Season” currently on show at York Theatre Royal, the teams will be carrying on […]

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RELEASE: First Wave of Acts Announced for Live at Leeds in the City 2021!

In the year that live music finally makes a comeback, Live at Leeds returns for a day full of the hottest breakthrough bands on the UK music scene, this time celebrating its 15th year as the North’s leading metropolitan new music festival.  Renowned as the first place to hear the essential sounds of the year ahead, […]

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REVIEW: Love Bites – York Theatre Royal

Monday 17th May 2021. The day, some form of normality returned to the City of York as the city institution that is York Theatre Royal, reopened it’s doors. Love Bites kicked things off and Juliet Foster, Creative Director said it best in the programme, “I cannot think of a better way to kick off our […]

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RELEASE: Manic Street Preachers announce new album ‘The Ultra Vivid Lament’

Manic Street Preachers return with their 14th studio album ‘The Ultra Vivid Lament’ on 3rd September 2021 released on Columbia/Sony and have announced a tour for this autumn. ‘Orwellian’ – the first track to be released (today – 14th May) – is classic Manic Street Preachers, dissecting the misuse of words against cascading, glacial melody. Manic Street Preachers on Orwellian: “The track is about the battle […]

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RELEASE: Tramlines Festival Launches Apply to Launch Scheme

Emerging artists and bands can now apply to play at Sheffield’s biggest music festival as it continues to support new and undiscovered talent. Tramlines, Sheffield’s biggest music festival, has announced the opening of this year’s ‘Apply to Play’. The scheme offers a limited number of performance slots across various stages to emerging and undiscovered bands […]

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Doncaster Racecourse confirms star-studded summer line-up of music

Live music is almost back and so is live sport, so what better way to get back into the swing of things than combining the two for one of your first big outings back! Doncaster Racecourse is known nationwide for getting stellar musical acts alongside their race days and have confirmed this year 2 dates […]

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PREVIEW: Love Bites – York Theatre Royal

I can’t quite believe I’m typing these words right now, but…theatre is back! It feels like an age ago I attended Ghost Stories at the Theatre Royal in York, the last full-scale show we saw in 2020 (to be honest I think I’ve only just recovered!), but at long last, we can head back to […]

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Sunday Six – 11th April

OK, I know it’s been a while, but we used to frequent put out a Sunday 6, a little article featuring our favourite six new releases from the previous Friday. Well…it’s back! And with the quality of tunes released so far this year, it’ll be both the easiest and hardest article we write each week…what […]

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Q&A: Get to know…Abnorm

Jay recently caught up with one of Halfway 2 Nowhere’s artists to watch in 2021 to see how their year is going and what the plans are for the future. Abnorm are: Abbie Rose (front woman), Alex McArthur (drums), Jamie Budge (lead guitarist), Matthew Middleton (rhythm guitar)and Krzysztof Furgała (bass). Where did you get the […]

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Q&A: Meet Parker Lee

The latest band to take on our 2021 Q&A challenge are York based band Parker Lee, a revolving lineup of musicians centred around Jowan Mead and multi-instrumentalist producer Annie Prior. Q1: 2021 will hopefully be better than 2020. What are your hopes and ambitions for the band this year? Jowan: I think it’s hard to be able […]