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Swinging time promised at St Andrew’s church in Rugby

Gypsy swing and exquisite folk-pop come to St Andrew’s Church for a special concert this week.

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Lulu shows no sign of slowing down on her biggest tour yet

Lulu leads line-up of acts at Warwick Arts Centre

Warwick Arts Centre has something to shout about this year with a host of big-name musicians headlining its stages in the coming months.

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Hannah Peel is among the artists performing

Pioneer of electronic music celebrated at Coventry Cathedral show

Coventry will celebrate one of the pioneers of electronic music in May – on what would have been her 80th birthday.

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The Willow & Tool Band play the first of the  Friday night concerts run by the Wurzel Bush Folk Club in Brinklow

Friday night brings more music at Brinklow club

The Wurzel Bush Folk Club launches a series of occasional Friday night folk events at The Bull’s Head in Brinklow this week.

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Deaf Havana

More acts named for Slam Dunk Festival in Birmingham

Deaf Havana, Frank Iero and The Patience and We Are The Ocean are among a host of new acts who have been added to this year’s Slam Dunk Festival line up.

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Kim Wilde is playing at the festival

Tickets on sale for festival featuring Jason Donovan, Kim Wilde and other '80s stars in Coventry

Tickets for StepBack – which will see some of the biggest names from the 1980s come together for one night of live music in the region – go on sale this week.

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Ava Potter as Lily with Oona in Wild Times

Wild times at family shows

There’s plenty to keep families entertained at the Belgrade Theatre in Coventry this half-term with two colourful shows coming to the venue.

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Sean Cannon

Family affair at Napton

One of Ireland’s most famous musicians will be presenting an evening of folk at Napton Village Hall on Saturday night.

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Lee Tysall, Rich Bennett, Matt Burns, Rob Vicars and Sam Barnard. Photo: Rob Tysall

Rugby metal band get signed by big label

A heavy metal band from Rugby have been signed up by a major record company.

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Petula Clark's career goes back to 1949

Petula Clark to make UK festival debut at Cropredy

Multiple Grammy Award winner Petula Clark will make her first UK festival appearance when she headlines Cropredy Convention this summer.

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Sonic Boom, with new bassist Simon Ward from Rugby

Indie rock of the 90s in store at Rugby gig

Live music fans in Rugby can expect a night of 90s nostalgia when band Sonic Boom comes to the town.

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The White Buffalo

White Buffalo comes to the area

The White Buffalo kicks off his UK headline tour on Thursday January 19 and it heads to the region on Saturday.

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Avenged Sevenfold. Picture: David Jackson

Review: Avenged Sevenfold mix the macabre and the melodic to powerful effect

David Jackson reviews Avenged Sevenfold at the Genting Arena, Birmingham
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Little Mix

Little Mix to play at Donnington Park

Little Mix will headline an open-air concert at Donington Park as part of their Summer Shout Out Tour in July.

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What is your favourite Bowie No.1?

POLL: On first anniversary of his death, vote for your favourite David Bowie No.1?

A year has passed since the sad death of legendary musician David Bowie and fans undoubtedly know their favourite tracks and albums.

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Beartooth have become one of the most talked-about and celebrated new faces in modern hardcore

Heavyweights named in line-up for Slam Dunk festival

The Movielife, The Bronx and Beartooth are among the latest names to be added to this year’s Slam Dunk Festival which heads to the region this summer.

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Bob Drury as Neil Diamond

A Diamond of a night in store at Benn Hall

Bob Drury brings his acclaimed Viva Neil Diamond tribute show to the Benn Hall in Rugby next month.

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The show features 40 timeless songs

Feel the magic of Motown at the Belgrade in Coventry

Hit after classic hit is promised when the Magic of Motown comes to the Belgrade Theatre in Coventry this month.

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Joglaresa, the medieval word for wandering minstrels

Review: Medieval merriment at Leamington Hastings church

Charles Essex reviews Caroles of Nunnes and Roses by Joglaresa at All Saints' church, Leamington Hastings

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A glorious run through of hit after electronic hit: The Human League

Review: Why The Human League and their fans will always be together

Jon Rollinson reviews The Human League at the Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham

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