Tracey is a ‘woman in love’ with hit songstress Streisand

A regular on Blackpool’s cabaret circuit will return with her personal tribute to one of the greatest female singers of all time.

Gary Numan

Gary Numan announces new tour

Gary Numan has released a video for new single ‘End Of Things’ from current album ‘Savage: Songs From A Broken World’ and has announced a string of UK dates in March 2018  – including at Preston Guild Hall on March 19.

Lesley Garrett

Opera and a festive dinner

Acclaimed international opera singer Lesley Garrett, in the company of the Northern Philharmonic Orchestra, hosts a special proms evening at Preston Guild Hall next Tuesday night (December 12).


Enjoy some top eclectic sounds from old school heavy rockers

If you like your music heavy you should be aware of a gig in the North West this coming weekend.

The BPI predict sales of over one million vinyls across the next month

Vinyl record sales expected to hit one million this Christmas

Music fans should expect plenty of gift-wrapped vinyl records this Christmas as more than one million vinyl LPs are predicted to be sold in December, record labels' association BPI has said.

Kristina Rihanoff with rugby star Ben Cohen on BBCs Strictly

Oksana’s strictly professional at Preston’s Guild Hall

Strictly Come Dancing’s Oksana Platero has been announced for the Dance to the Music UK tour that’s coming to Preston’s Guild Hall on Saturday January 13.
Punk fans enjoying themselves at last years Rebellion Festival

California punks on the bill for Blackpool’s Rebellion Festival

Californian punks Lagwagon are the latest act to be added to Blackpool’s Rebellion Festival.

Not your usual Christmas hit: Kim Wilde

Kim Wilde to team up with trash metal band for anti-Christmas single

Kim Wilde has teamed up with thrash metal band Lawnmower Deth to release an anti-Christmas song.
Should mobile phones should be banned at live music events?

Over a quarter of young people think mobile phones should be banned at gigs

Over a quarter of young people (27%) think mobile phones should be banned at live music events because filming and photography is distracting and takes away from the experience.

Buster Bloodvessel plays Clitheroe on Saturday and Preston LiVe on December 22

Buster Bloodvessel’s half the man he used to be

Buster Bloodvessel, Bad Manners’ eccentric front man, might be half the man he used to be, but the zany crooner still kicks up a mighty storm of moon-stomping Ska and reggae music.

The Assist

Band on top of the world for party gig

Blackpool’s not short of impressive venues when it comes to places for bands to play.

Tokio Myers

First tour for BGT winner Tokio

After captivating the nation’s heart as the winner of Britain’s Got Talent 2017, and announcing the release of his debut album ‘Our Generation’ on Syco Music, multi-instrumentalist, composer and producer, Tokio Myers has announced two more North West dates to  his first ever UK tour next spring.

Peter Hook

Low end legends added to bill at punk festival

Two legendary post punk bass players have been added to the bill for next year’s Rebellion Festival at Blackpool’s Winter Gardens.

Katie Markham dons the black dress of Adele

Artists pay tribute to modern musical icons at the Grand Theatre

There’s a triple bill of tributes to singing sensations at the Grand Theatre this weekend.
Kara Lily Hayworth as Cilla Black

Review: Cilla the musical at Manchester Palace Theatre

Much like Cilla's career, the start of her musical at Manchester's Palace started with a slight technical hitch but it did little to dampen the brilliance of what followed.

Theatre and Comedy
Paul Metcalfe as Rod Stewart, in Some Guys Have All The Luck, which is coming to Blackpool Grand Theatre

Paul Metcalfe’s tribute to Rod Stewart at Blackpool’s Grand Theatre

There could hardly be a more fitting title to a show chronicling and celebrating the music of rock icon Rod Stewart than ‘Some Guys Have All The Luck’.
Apps for kids to explore the world of music

Top apps for introducing your kids to music

Want to introduce your child to music? There’s an app for that.
Electric Cheese

Tom Hingley, Electric Cheese and Wemar to play in Chorley

Former lead vocalist of 80s and 90s hit band Inspiral Carpets, Tom Hingley, will host an acoustic set in Chorley next month.
Conductor Helen Harrison

Double delight for night of operatic favourites

Almost 100 performers are joining forces for a special concert.

Tameka Jackson as Diana Ross

Tribute acts celebrate festive season

There’s a celebration of music coming to Viva Vegas to start the festive season.

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