Here's one they played earlier: Pre-recorded orchestras spell trouble for live performance
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Here's one they played earlier: Pre-recorded orchestras spell trouble for live performance

The Northern Ballet's upcoming tour of Romeo & Juliet will use pre-recorded performances from the Northern Ballet Sinfonia
This grassroots venue brings 'astonishing' music and mental wellbeing to rural Wales
Tivoli grassroots venue north Wales - Martin Kemp onstage pointing at the crowd
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This grassroots venue brings 'astonishing' music and mental wellbeing to rural Wales

Paloma Faith: 'How many left-wing people like me get to be a national treasure? None'
Paloma Faith
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Paloma Faith: 'How many left-wing people like me get to be a national treasure? None'

Photographer Dennis Morris on capturing legend Bob Marley – and how the reggae icon changed his life
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Photographer Dennis Morris on capturing legend Bob Marley – and how the reggae icon changed his life

Grassroots venue Off the Cuff is home to UK's biggest youth open mic – and it needs your help
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Grassroots venue Off the Cuff is home to UK's biggest youth open mic – and it needs your help

The Smile just made the best Radiohead album Radiohead never made
Radiohead spin-off group The Smile
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The Smile just made the best Radiohead album Radiohead never made

Big Issue's Venue Watch helps save Woking's only grassroots music venue: 'It's a big win'
Live band on stage at the rescued grassroots music venue Phoenix Cultural Centre
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Big Issue's Venue Watch helps save Woking's only grassroots music venue: 'It's a big win'

English Teacher on the power of diversity and how grassroots venues keep music from becoming boring
English Teacher - 2024's Independent Venue Week ambassadors
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English Teacher on the power of diversity and how grassroots venues keep music from becoming boring

Independent Venue Week 2024: Without grassroots music venues, there'd be no Madonna
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Independent Venue Week 2024: Without grassroots music venues, there'd be no Madonna

How British composer Karl Jenkins brought the world together
Karl Jenkins
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How British composer Karl Jenkins brought the world together

'No mean feat': How Leeds grassroots venue The Wardrobe defied the odds to celebrate 25 years
A young man crowdsurfing at The Wardrobe Leeds
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'No mean feat': How Leeds grassroots venue The Wardrobe defied the odds to celebrate 25 years

At least two grassroots music venues closing each week
Fatboy Slim cheers at excited audience in grassroots music venue the Adelphi
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At least two grassroots music venues closing each week

This is everything to look out for in the world of jazz in 2024
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This is everything to look out for in the world of jazz in 2024

LeAnn Rimes on powerful women, making mistakes and giving voice to her late gay uncle
LeAnn Rimes
Letter To My Younger Self

LeAnn Rimes on powerful women, making mistakes and giving voice to her late gay uncle

Why English National Opera relocating to Manchester will be more complicated than it looks
ENO Ally Pally
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Why English National Opera relocating to Manchester will be more complicated than it looks

Save Luna: London venue fights to survive in face of crippling costs and founder's tragic passing
A female punk singer plays to an impassioned crowd at London grassroots venue Luna
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Save Luna: London venue fights to survive in face of crippling costs and founder's tragic passing

Reading Robert Smith's diary made me fall in love with The Cure
Robert Smith of The Cure
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Reading Robert Smith's diary made me fall in love with The Cure

Morton Feldman at the Tate Modern – an elegy for pioneering artist Philip Guston
Morton Feldman's music being performed at the Tate Modern
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Morton Feldman at the Tate Modern – an elegy for pioneering artist Philip Guston

The Coral co-founder Bill Ryder-Jones on beauty, sorrow and psychedelic new album Iechyd Da
Bill Ryder Jones
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The Coral co-founder Bill Ryder-Jones on beauty, sorrow and psychedelic new album Iechyd Da

'You can have a life-changing experience for the price of pizza': Why Sneaky Pete's is vital to Scottish music
A packed crowd enjoying Fatherson playing at Sneaky Pete's
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'You can have a life-changing experience for the price of pizza': Why Sneaky Pete's is vital to Scottish music

2023 was brutal for UK music venues with at least one closing per week. We must fight to save them
Idles singer Joe Talbot performs at grassroots music venue Moles
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2023 was brutal for UK music venues with at least one closing per week. We must fight to save them

Jason Donovan on how Kylie inspired his pop career and Joseph opened the door to the stage
Jason Donovan smiling
The Music That Made Me

Jason Donovan on how Kylie inspired his pop career and Joseph opened the door to the stage

Rick Astley: 'Too much power in the hands of very rich individuals doesn't feel right'
Rick Astley
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Rick Astley: 'Too much power in the hands of very rich individuals doesn't feel right'

I was lost, uncomfortable in my own skin and using drugs to escape – until music saved my life
Kxllswxtch
Kxllswxtch

I was lost, uncomfortable in my own skin and using drugs to escape – until music saved my life

Five Star's Deniece Pearson: 'I kissed Smokey Robinson's lips off'
Deniece Pearson Five Star in a bright feather outfit
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Five Star's Deniece Pearson: 'I kissed Smokey Robinson's lips off'