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Rewind to the future: cassettes could be the new vinyl

Any music fan will be aware of how vinyl records have become strangely fashionable again, with the retro format enjoying a resurgence as an alternative mp3 downloads and streaming.

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Jade Praize is bidding for glory across the pond

Jade’s dream to switch Apsley open mic to singing for Usher in USA

A singer is hoping she can swap Open Mic spots in Apsley for the chance to perform across the pond in front of R&B superstar Usher – and win $1million.

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Do you have a fortune hiding in your vinyl collection?

Could you have vinyl worth thousands in your collection?

A rare vinyl recording of cellist Jacqueline Du Pre originally being sold for £1.99 by an Oxfam shop in Thornbury, S Glos is now being offered online by the charity for £2,000.

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New ITV game show is looking for the worst singers around

New ITV game show is looking for the worst singers around

A new television game show is aiming to find the country’s worst singers - and giving them the chance to win a major cash prize.

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Dan Gillespie Sells [bottom left] still wowed crowds, along with Alabama 3 [top left], John Power [centre] and [bottom right] Jakko Jakszyk. (Pictures by Adam Hollier and S.M Kitchener)

Berkofest a success - despite headline act Dan's near miss!

A festival headliner was left feeling a bit of a Twit – after a fan reminded the forgetful singer that he was due on stage in one hour.

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Dan is headling Berkofest on Saturday

The Feeling frontman Dan Gillespie Sells looking forward to Berkofest

A string of well-known names in the world of music will descend on Berkhamsted this weekend for the latest Berkofest.
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VIDEO: Bucks reggae star launches new song he hopes will be a surefire hit

Gospel reggae star Christopher Grant aka Chris Da Ambassada has launched a new single and video called Leave It Alone and says he wants to keep spreading positive vibes.

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Popular local acts complete line-up for Swanbourne Music Festival as competition winners are announced

The line-up for the Swanbourne Music Festival - headlined by Toploader of Dancing in the Moonlight fame - has been announced, as have the 10 lucky winners of tickets to the event.

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Spice Girls

QUIZ: Spice Girls comeback comes to Hertfordshire - but how much do you know about the band?

A big screen showing of Spice World The Movie comes to The Vue in Watford for one spsecial showing next month.

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Melvin Benn launching his ReBalance plans with Lande Hekt from punk rock band Muncie Girls, PRS Foundation chief executive Vanessa Reed and Lucy Wood, also from Festival Republic.

VIDEO: Festival boss launches ReBalance scheme to get more girls into music industry

Girl power got a helping hand today when one of the world's biggest music promoters launched an initiative in to encourage more female UK led bands, solo acts and sound engineers.

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Joe McElderry

X Factor Joe visits Aylesbury

A former winner of a talent show will be hoping to give his latest concert a little bit of X Factor glamour.

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Teen rock band Supernova. Drummer Jake Kramer is from Hemel Hempstead

Hemel Hempstead band headed to festival

A Hemel teenager will play at the Potters Bar Festival this weekend.

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The Swanbourne Music Festival takes place on Sunday August 27th

Win a dreamy day out with Toploader at Swanbourne Music Festival

We have teamed up with the organisers of the Swanbourne Music Festival to give away 10 pairs of tickets to the August Bank Holiday weekend event where Toploader is headlining.

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Toploader to headline one of Bucks’ best days out at Swanbourne

Toploader and top local bands to feature as The Swanbourne Music Festival returns thanks to local pub restaurant The Betsey Wynne and its landlord Oakman Inns.

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Family flavour to popular folk festival in Harpenden

Family flavour to popular folk festival in Harpenden

By popular demand the Harpenden Folk, Roots and World Music festival returns this summer with a storming line up.

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Stand By Me

Tribute night in Watford

Stand By Me, A Celebration of Ben E King and The Drifters, is the phenomenal musical history of a group that helped define Atlantic Records, inspired early rock and roll and was a forerunner to early Motown.

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Night of music in Hemel

Big band night in Watford

Little can beat the sound of a big band in full swing, and we also hear much about choirs and the power of a chorus of voices. Combine the two and a powerful show is practically guaranteed.

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Kathryn Roberts and Seth Lakeman

Folk duo in Aylesbury

Critically acclaimed folk duo Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman are appearing at the Limelight Theatre as guests of Aylesbury Folk Club in June.

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Jinah Shim

American theme for concert with guest pianist

Award-winning pianist Jinah Shim will join Aylesbury Symphony Orchestra for their next concert, taking place this weekend.

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Veronica and Max

Country Blues in Hemel

Musicians Veronica Sbergia and Max De Bernardi perform country blues and ragtime, hokum, jug band and rural music from the Twenties and Thirties.

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