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Rock out with the Fratellis at TexFest in Market Harborough

There are not many bands who can have a tour schedule which takes in Market Harborough, Cardiff and Lanzarote but that’s exactly the line up for The Fratellis.

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An artist's impression of inside the finished opera house

Figaro is go! Harborough opera house opens next week

In just a week you’ll be able to tell your friends “and of course, Harborough has its own opera house you know”.

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Eaga Gospel Choir

Gospel stars head to Ashley

The recent semi finalists of Britain's Got Talent will be performing a special concert in Ashley this weekend.

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Lost Hollow

Nashville's finest bring a bit of yee-ha to Maidwell

Nashville country folk band Lost Hollow will perform an acoustic set at Maidwell Hall later this month.

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Thousands flock to NEC for final leg of annual Slam Dunk festival

Thousands of punk, rock and metal fans from across the region descended on the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham on Monday for the final day of this year’s Slam Dunk Festival.
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Sean Paukl

Jamaican rap star Sean Paul to play headline show in region

Chart-topping Jamaican rapper Sean Paul, American hip-hop star Fatman Scoop and BBC 1’s Charlie Sloth will be heading to the region this summer.

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Joshua Hedley

New acts announced for Leicestershire music festival

Brand new country, Americana and roots festival The Long Road announces a second wave of artists today for its inaugural event at Stanford Hall in September.

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Lionel Richie will perform at Northampton

Spend all night long with Lionel Richie in Northampton

It’s just over a week until global superstar Lionel Richie kicks off his summer tour at Franklin’s Gardens.

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Ukulele swing comes to Market Harborough

Ukulele swing comes to Market Harborough

A very unusual show packed with action will be making its way to Market Harborough next week.

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Review: Manic Street Preachers keep the passion alive at Birmingham show

Phil Moore reviews the Manic Street Preachers at Arena Birmingham
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Blazin' Squad

Blazin’ Squad added to line up at StepBack 90s concert in Coventry

Blazin’ Squad have been revealed as the final act to be added to a revival concert which heads to the region this autumn.

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Billy Ocean

Billy Ocean speaks about headlining 80 concert

Global music star Billy Ocean is preparing to unleash waves of nostalgia when he joins other 80s acts in the region this summer.

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The Rolling Stones play in Coventry on June 2

Specials to join Rolling Stones at Ricoh Arena gig

The Specials will open for The Rolling Stones when they play in the region this summer as part of their No Filter tour.

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Jasper Carrott with Bev Bevan

Live music dates announced for Kilworth House Theatre.

Tributes to The Eagles, The Bee Gees and Lionel Richie are among the line up for a series of one off shows which have been announced by Kilworth House Theatre.

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Billy Bragg

New music festival announced for Stanford Hall

Billy Bragg and US country star Lee Ann Womack are among the headline acts announced for a new music festival coming to Stanford Hall

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Harborough Band

Songs from stage and screen in Market Harborough

The Harborough Band are getting ready for a concert at the end of this month.

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The orchestra, under its leader Geoffrey Tomlinson

Harborough Singers took on The Shepherd's Tale in 1980

Gill Guest continues to look through the archives of the Harborough Singers as they approach their 40th anniversary.

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State Champs

Slam Dunk Festival reveals acoustic stage line up

In another line-up announcement, the organisers of this year's Slam Dunk Festival have revealed details of the acoustic stage.

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Moose Blood

Moose Blood and Astroid Boys among latest additions to Slam Dunk line up

With only two months until its return, Slam Dunk has added more acts to its already stellar line-up.

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An official photo of the choir on tour

Harborough Singers break America on their 1980 tour

Gill Guest continues to look through the archives of the Harborough Singers as they approach their 40th anniversary

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