It’s not just Eeny Meeny - how song lyrics have been censored over the years, from God Save The Queen, to The Rolling Stones, to Nicki Minaj

Yesterday we reported how a ‘racist’ t-shirt has been withdrawn from Primark stores, after a customer complained about the offensive lyrics of the song ‘Eeny Meeny Miny Moe’ as it used to be sung.

Huw Warren

Trio celebrate music of Brazil

Trio Brasil is the latest show from award winning Welsh pianist and composer Huw Warren.

Hertfordshire Chorus in concert at The Barbican

Highly praised choir repeat performance

The majestic beauty of St Albans Cathedral will be the setting for a spectacular concert of Elgar’s The Kingdom by Hertfordshire Chorus this weekend.

Bob Marley

All night celebration for reggae star’s birthday in Hemel

For the third year running Ramon Judah and Diverse Collective are holding a reggae night in memory of Bob Marley’s birthday.

Smoking Goats

Band visit namesake pub in Berkhamsted

Hertfordshire based four piece band Smoking Goats will be debuting at Berkhamsted’s pub and live music venue, The Goat, this weekend.

AFISHAL performing with his TREMOR invention

Hemel DJ's viral video viewed by millions

A Hemel Hempstead DJ has seen his career receive an unexpected boost after a video of him performing with a music kit he built was viewed more than 25 million times.

The battle of the Somme

Aylesbury concert marks Somme centenary

A concert to mark the centenary of the Battle of the Somme will see orchestras all over the country performing to live screenings of one of the most successful British films ever made.

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.

Whats on
Rumours of Fleetwood Mac

Top tribute act

Rumours of Fleetwood Mac, considered to be the world’s ultimate homage to Fleetwood Mac, are now on tour with their Hits to Blues world tour.

The Rudolf Steiner School

Walking on air with classic winter story

The beautiful story and melodic music of The Snowman is now a Christmas classic, and there is a chance for families to enjoy it during a winter concert this month.

VOTE: Help us decide on the best Christmas song of all time

VOTE: Help us decide on the best Christmas song of all time

What is your favourite Christmas song of all time?

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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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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

Theatre and Comedy
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.

Whats on
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.

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.

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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