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Gig guide: Bands and musicians playing in the area this week.

Friday, March 24

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REVIEW: Hansel and Gretel at Nottingham Theatre Royal

REVIEW: Hansel and Gretel at Nottingham Theatre Royal

Fans of Opera North are in for an extra treat this year with Nottingham being one of five venues to stage Puccini’s thrilling, final opera Turandot, writes Tony Spittles.

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Meet rock superstars Kings Of Leon at Sheffield Arena.

WIN: Meet rock superstars Kings Of Leon at Sheffield Arena

Sex Is On Fire chart-toppers Kings Of Leon will rock Sheffield Arena this summer and we are giving you the chance to win tickets and meet the band.

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Joe Bonamassa's 'lightning fast fingers fly effortlessly around the fretboard'. Photo: Paul Rodgers.

AUDIO PREVIEW: Guitar king Joe Bonamassa promises 'two hours of blues rock fun' at Sheffield Arena

Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton and BB King trip off the tongue when asked to name the greatest guitar players of all time - but make way for Joe Bonamassa!

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European Unison composer Ruth Spencer Jolly

WATCH LIVE 10.30AM THURSDAY: Brexit debate and European Unison piano concert on Facebook Live

A Brexit inspired piano concert will get its world premiere with a free public performance in Yorkshire - but we are giving you an exclusive preview on Facebook Live.
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Bands come together in Warsop for good cause at Mac-Stock II

Bands come together in Warsop for good cause at Mac-Stock II

Mac-Stock, the two-day music festival that raises funds for Macmillan Cancer Support, is back for the second year, with 32 acts on three stages at The Black Market in Warsop on March 24-25.

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Alison Goldfrapp is one half of Goldfrapp.

Goldfrapp back with new album and Sheffield show

Electronic duo Goldfrapp are eyeing more chart success with their latest album – but first they have a show in Sheffield.

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The Manfreds.

Manfreds Making’ Tracks for Doncaster

Rock veterans The Manfreds are Makin’ Tracks for Doncaster as part of a lengthy nationwide tour.

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Circa Waves.

Kieran keen to ensure band keep making Waves ahead of Sheffield show

“We’re one of the great hopes of Great British rock’n’roll” claims Circa Waves frontman Kieran Shudall, a man who believes he has the music to back it up.

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Tramlines 2017 headliners Primal Scream

ANNOUNCEMENT: Primal Scream to headline at Sheffield Tramlines festival

Indie rockers Primal Scream are to headline the Saturday night main stage at Sheffield's Tramlines 2017 music festival, it was announced today.

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The Sherlocks are, from left, Josh Davidson, Kiaran Crook, Brandon Crook and Andy Davidson.

Sheffield’s Sherlocks back with new single

Fresh from a sell-out South Yorkshire show, Bolton upon Dearne band of brothers The Sherlocks are back with a new single and more live dates.

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Mansfield gig for rising US aces Mount Holly

Mansfield gig for rising US aces Mount Holly

The Southern Californian band Mount Holly will be performing a sold out show at The Old Library, Mansfield, on Saturday, April 15.

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Bad Touch

PREVIEW: Yorkshire dates for hotly tipped bands Broken Witt Rebels and Bad Touch

Hotly tipped bands Broken Witt Rebels and Bad Touch kick off their Planet Rock Roadstars UK tour with two big Yorkshire dates.

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Joe Bonamassa to play Sheffield Arena on Monday, April 24. Photo: Laurence Harvey.

WIN: Joe Bonamassa signed guitar and Sheffield Arena tickets

Guitar king Joe Bonamassa will play Sheffield Arena next month and to celebrate we have one of his signed guitars, tickets and more to be won.

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More top names added to Splendour Festival bill

More top names added to Splendour Festival bill

Bona fide music legends and a multi award-winning band have been announced for Splendour today, Nottingham’s all-day summer music festival held at Wollaton Park on Saturday, July 22.

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Catch Parisiana in action at Sheffield concert

Catch Parisiana in action at Sheffield concert

A new Sheffield-based, all-female a capella group is set to wow audiences on Friday, March 24.

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Record Review with Kevin Bryan

Record Review with Kevin Bryan

Here’s Kevin Bryan with his latest set of reviews of some of the new releases.

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Sheffield bands battle it out at O2 Academy Sheffield on Saturday, March 11, 2017.

PREVIEW: Bands battle for Pogues Irish Whiskey title at Sheffield O2 Academy

Seven unsigned bands from the area will battle it out in the regional heat of a competition to find the UK's next big rock band.

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Olly Murs at Sheffield Arena. Pictures: Matt McLennan

REVIEW: Olly Murs puts on a show to remember in Sheffield

Olly Murs lived up to his cheeky chappie image with a show full of hits and humour which wowed a packed Sheffield Arena.

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