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Celebrating a true jazz great in village

An acclaimed group of musicians who have toured the world are performing in one of Warwickshire’s smallest villages on Thursday December 8.

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David Bowie at Friars, July 15, 1972

Campaign to fund world’s first David Bowie statue falling short with 24 hours to go

A crowdfunding campaign to help build the world’s first David Bowie Statue is £16,000 short with just 24 hours to go.

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Record sleeves found at Just for the Record NNL-161128-173727001

Rugby shop owner seeks help over vinyl discovery

An independent shop owner in Rugby is seeking help from Advertiser readers to learn more about a discovery brought into her store.

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Music students from Rugby School performing at a previous event

A concert with top talent at Rugby School

Talented Rugby School students will join forces with the renowned Birmingham Conservatoire for a charity concert this weekend.

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Take@That have played all over the country

Feel the magic of Take@That at Rugby Theatre

If you didn’t manage to get tickets to Take That’s huge arena tour next year, don’t worry − the next best thing is coming to Rugby this month.

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Bananarama are among the acts performing

Stars from the '80s to play big arena show in Coventry

Some of the leading stars of '80s music have been lined up to perform at a top revival gig at the Ricoh Arena next year.

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Sleaford Mods: Jason Williamson and Andrew Fearn

Review: Sleaford Mods' searing lyrics and pounding beats get the crowd going

Jon Rollinson reviews Sleaford Mods at the Empire, Coventry

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Amy Lennox (Elly), Michael C Hall (Newton), Sophia Anne Caruso (Girl)

Review: David Bowie's spirit rises again in Lazarus

Peter Ormerod reviews Lazarus, by David Bowie and Enda Walsh, at King's Cross Theatre, London

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Paradise of the Assassins

Review: Spectacular fusion of ancient and modern in Islam-infused work

Nick Le Mesurier reviews Paradise of the Assassins at the Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

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The Strawhouse Singers will perform at the concert

Celebrate with young talent at Rugby concert

Tickets are on sale for a festive concert celebrating some of the best young talent in and around Rugby.

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David LePage is keen to introduce youngsters to classical music

Classical music for children at Rugby church

Children in Rugby can enjoy world-class classical music next week – thanks to the efforts of a mum who lives in the town.

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Concert organiser Christine Sugary Staple with headliner Neville Staple

Specials man celebrates diversity at Belgrade concert

Coventry 2 Tone hero Neville Staple headlines a concert in the city this weekend celebrating the area’s cultural diversity.

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Eighties boy band Bros announce big reunion gig

Eighties boy band Bros announce big reunion gig

Eighties boy band Bros are getting back together - more than 20 years after they called it a day.

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Dean Elliott as Buddy Holly

Landmark musical to return to the Belgrade

A true musical phenomenon comes to Coventry next week when Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story takes to the Belgrade Theatre stage.

Theatre and Comedy
Pinkerton's Flying Colours in their 1960s heyday

Pinkertons fly in for air ambulance gig in Rugby

One of the most fascinating bands to come out of Rugby in the past 50 years are making a rare appearance in aid of charity on Friday.

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Noel and Liam Gallagher in 1997

Why Be Here Now is the worst essential album ever

Peter Ormerod reviews the 1997 Oasis album Be Here Now, which is being reissued this week

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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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Simeon Coxe of Silver Apples. Picture: www.redyourblues.com

Pioneering American band comes to Rugby

One of the USA’s most pioneering and influential bands is performing in Rugby next week.

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10 forgotten Britpop albums you need to revisit

10 forgotten Britpop albums you need to revisit

Twenty years ago the Britpop movement was at its peak, with many of its bands performing on Top Of The Pops and becoming embroiled in some of the fiercest chart battles of recent memory.

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