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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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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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Legend of a Band - a tribute to The Moody Blues

A night of pure satin by talented musicians

Fans of The Moody Blues are in for a treat as six experienced musicians, singers and songwriters who have performed with some of the biggest names in the business, including The Moody Blues themselves, join together to present a tribute to the band.

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April Blue award PHOTO CREDIT: Lawrence Micallef

Rising stars April Blue win award

A pop r’n’b band familiar in the Berkhamsted area have been tipped for stardom after being named named ‘Best Pop Artist’ at the NMG awards.

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Violinist Francesca Barritt

The Proms on your doorstep

In demand solo musician Francesca Barritt is to perform at the Dacorum Symphony Orchestra’s autumn concert.

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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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Jimmy Osmond

Jimmy Osmond shares Andy Williams memories at Aylesbury

Jimmy Osmond pays tribute to Andy Williams with a show coming to the Waterside Theatre in Aylesbury.

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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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Sinatra, Sequins and Swing (The Capitol Years Live!) with Kitty La Roar and Kevin Fitzsimmons

St Albans returns to a glamourous era

Fans of Frank Sinatra and Marilyn Monroe are in for a treat with a retro big band musical show.

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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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The Waterside Theatre in Aylesbury. Photo by Tom Hindley.

Five shows you must see at the Waterside Theatre this season

We take a look at the five best shows you must see at the Waterside Theatre this season.

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Ne-Yo has old more than ten million albums worldwide

Superstar Ne-Yo announces Milton Keynes date

Global chart-topper Ne-Yo is performing Milton Keynes this December.
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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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Violinist Jennifer Pike

Powerful Tchaikovsky orchestral returns to the Colosseum

The first international orchestra to visit Watford Colosseum for many years is one of Russia’s finest, the Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra.

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The Cheeky Girls scooped the number two spot - their highest chart appearance for some time. Shutterstock

Revealed: Top 50 worst albums EVER

Mr Blobby has beaten Justin Bieber to the unwanted title of ‘worst album of all time’.

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Firestarter by The Prodigy was one of the top 10 funeral songs. Pic: Katy Blackwood

Revealed: The Top 10 most unusual funeral music requests

A Top 10 with a difference has been revealed - of the most unusual music requests made for funerals.

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When a gig goes wrong: pop musics hall of shame

When a gig goes wrong: pop music’s hall of shame

Israeli fans of Australian popstar Sia have reportedly filed a £1.6m lawsuit against her promoter because they felt short-changed by her recent live show.

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Singer songwriter James Walsh

Berkofest performance will be plain sailing

Singer songwriter James Walsh is preparing for his first visit to Berkhamsted next month, where he will perform fresh material and old Starsailor favourites.

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Jane McDonald

Jane McDonald creates memories at Aylesbury

One of the most recogniseable voices in British music can be heard when she brings a concert to Aylesbury’s Waterside Theatre next month.

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How well do you know your Beatles lyrics?

QUIZ: How well do you know your Beatles lyrics?

Next month sees the release of a new Beatles documentary, directed by Oscar winner Ron Howard.

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