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AFTER all these years, Mick Foster and Tony Allen are still easy on the ear, touring once more in the wake of their new television series on Sky Channel 191and their autumnal new album, Gold And Silver Days.
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COUNTING Crows are on tour promoting their seventh studio album, September's Somewhere Under Wonderland. On Bonfire Night, November 5, the American rock band will be playing LeedsO2 Academy with support from Lucy Rose.
12:23pm Thursday 30th October 2014
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“I'VE had a hell of a lot of fun and I've enjoyed every minute of it,” to quote Errol Flynn, although he was dying at the time. So not dying, but waving farewell to my 25 years or so in the live jazz chair.
1:17pm Wednesday 29th October 2014
TWENTY four hours earlier, Gregory Porter was filling the Royal Albert Hall. Would Tuesday in York have a Boxing Day feel with all his toys played with on the floor? We were quickly reassured. “A concert is not the building, it’s the people,” he said.
3:36pm Monday 27th October 2014
NEIL Sedaka was given a rapturous reception at York Barbican on Saturday evening. Before he came on, a video screen played clips of his songs and their interpretations by some of popular music's biggest stars: Elvis, Queen, Abba, Elton John and Tom Jones, to name a few.
3:31pm Monday 27th October 2014
THANK you and good night rarely had a more poignant ring. After reviving classic Genesis tracks on two albums and as many tours, Steve Hackett is on the road for the third and final time with his Genesis Extended UK Tour.
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Sarah Beth Briggs’ return to the University’s concert series on Wednesday night began with a set of three works showing the progressive side of the Classical era giants. Mozart’s Fantasy in C minor moved without constraint between ideas, Briggs’ playing emphasising the sometimes disconnected nature of the music.
3:56pm Thursday 23rd October 2014
THE Wave Pictures are playing shows in support of their tour-only CD, The Wave Pictures Play Artistic Vice By Daniel Johnston, an album they recorded in one June day at Big Jelly Studios in Ramsgate, covering Johnson’s record from beginning to end.
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UB40 are opening the second leg of their 2014 British tour at York Barbican tomorrow – and they are not to be mistaken for UB40’s Ali Campbell, Astro and Mickey Virtue, who are booked in to Hull City Hall for a second night on January 15 next year after their January 16 show sold out in two hours.
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3:37pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014
A reluctant 44-year-old dad agreed to review this show to please his 11-year-old daughter among 1,500 screaming mums who hadn’t gone to Iceland. Outside there was a chorus of "Pete’s a lovely Dad", "such a nice man".
12:48pm Tuesday 21st October 2014
FRESH from taking the York community choir Millegro to the 11th Cantate Barcelona Choral Festival, artistic director Ewa Salecka will continue the Spanish connection by welcoming to York a musical prodigy who hails originally from Girona, flamenco guitarist Eduardo Niebla.
6:20pm Monday 20th October 2014
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YGO marked the start of its 35th season by continuing its survey of Sibelius, coupling his Second Symphony with Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto. They made a happy pairing, introduced by a Mendelssohn overture and a Sibelius tone poem.
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2:25pm Friday 17th October 2014
"IT'S getting a bit warm, isn’t it – I almost wore a jumper,” says George Ezra, as he moves on to the solo section of his hour-long set. Warm is an understatement in the sold-out Leeds Beckett University Union, where Ezra and his three-piece band rattle through an up-tempo gig as part of his first headline tour.
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3:04pm Thursday 16th October 2014
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AFTER 20 years of scribbling, it is time to hand over my small, but luxuriously appointed, cosy Jazz Notes den. Who better to take over than hot young bass player and compiler of the definitive listings website, jazzinyork.co.uk, John Marley?
Nika Shirocorad recital in aid of the Karen Hilltribes Trust, National Centre for Early Music, York, October 17
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GUITARIST and prog-rock pioneer Steve Hackett kicks off the British leg of his Genesis Revisited Extended tour on Tuesday, visiting a sold-out York Barbican at the end of the first week on October 26.
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IN her first visit to York, Korean violinist So Ock Kim will be the soloist for Mendelssohn's "brilliant, fizzing" Violin Concerto in the opening concert of York Guildhall Orchestra's 2014-2015 season at York Barbican.
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