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The Zipheads make a return visit to Blackpool music venue The Waterloo

Hailed by bar bosses as ‘one of the most exciting bands to visit The Waterloo last year’, the band from St Albans will bring ‘their own unique and ferocious brand of rockabilly/ska/punk and swing, along with a very highly charged stage show, guaranteed to get you moving.’
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Bullet Boys to play Waterloo Music Bar

Hot shot rockers get set to blast into the Waterloo

Blackpool’s Waterloo Music Bar is staging a night of US glam metal ‘up close and personal’.

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Ben Sebborn and Richard Dyer of Skiddle, based in Longridge

Preston’s Skiddle proving just the ticket in making events stay affordable

Preston as a city may be small – but on the music scene map it certainly isn’t.

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George Maguire stars as Marc Bolan in musical 20th Century Boy

Glam rocker’s story is tale of the century at Blackpool’s Grand Theatre

An Olivier Award-winning actor comes to Blackpool to front a new tour of musical 20th Century Boy which tells the life story of glam rock legend Marc Bolan.

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Shaun Michaels as Francis Rossi and Dave Crawte as Rock Parfitt

The Quo Experience will be rockin’ all over Thornton Little Theatre

Hailed by one of the Quo’s own drummers, The Quo Experience will be rockin’ all over Thornton Little Theatre this spring.

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1Xtra rap show host Charlie Sloth

Star DJ Charlie Sloth to launch new Poulton club

A Radio 1 DJ is to help launch a revamped Poulton nightclub this weekend.

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Join The Louise Spiteri Trio at The Ale Emporium

Try something different on Thursday

Do you fancy trying something a little bit different on a Thursday night?

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Noasis to play Viva Blackpool

Some Might Say it's a chance for glory - support act call out for Oasis tribute show

An unknown new act is being given a chance to support one of the country’s top tribute bands - to take a step on the way to becoming a Rock And Roll Star.

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Mista Jam

Get set to rave on the waves as Pier Jam starts to sell out

The first details of this year’s ‘raves on the waves’ Pier Jam festivals have been revealed.

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La Traviata by Ellen Kent productions

Opera star makes UK debut in latest tour from Ellen Kent

Acclaimed opera company Ellen Kent will return to Blackpool with two classics next week.

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Wille and the Bandits are coming to Preston

A lesson in music, life and everything from Wille and the Bandits

Don't know your djembe from your bougarabou? Or your slide guitar from your rhythm guitar? Then look no further than Wille and The Bandits.

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Britney Spears and, below, Peter Taylor

So just how was Britney Spears persuaded to head to Blackpool?

Concert promoter Peter Taylor has explained just how he pulled off the amazing coup.

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Boyz II Men

First headliners for Blackpool's Livewire Festival confirmed

The first headline acts for this year's Livewire Festival have been revealed.
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Ross Alexander, recording artist

Ex-DJ is spreading his musical wings

A former resort DJ is stepping out from behind the decks to launch his debut album with a party next week.

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Bootleg Social, Topping Street

Hear new work for the ‘end of days’

The latest event from new arts venture Form Blackpool promises “mind-bending visuals, electronic sounds and machine gun poetry”.

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Lipstick On Your Collar's lead singer Nicola Seeking-Smith

Pucker up for a Grand nostalgic trip down rock ‘n’ roll memory lane

Classic hits from the 50s and 60s will be brought to life in a new show heading to the Grand Theatre this weekend.
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The cast of This Is Elvis on Blackpool Promenade. Pictured is Steve Michaels with Katrina May and Chevone Stewart.

Elvis is in the Opera House building

Fans of the king of rock ‘n’ roll are being left All Shook Up this week, as a key year in his life is recreated in a new musical at the Opera House.

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Back To The Old Pool at Blackpool Tower Festival Headland in 2017 paved the way for the new three-day Blackpool Festival featuring top names from the dance and house music world

Superstar DJs set to play packed Blackpool Festival weekend

A jam-packed line-up of superstar DJs has been revealed for Blackpool’s latest addition to the festival scene.

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Kendal Calling announces huge line-up for 2018

The award winning festival Kendal Calling have announced a huge line-up for their 13th year.

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IDLES announce Bootleg Social gig in Blackpool

Don't be idling - Foo's support band heading to Blackpool

A band predicted to hit the big time in 2018 - following a Wembley support slot with Foo Fighters - have announced a gig in Blackpool.

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