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Music news and reviews

Jools Holland at Castle Howard on Friday. Picture: David Harrison

REVIEW: Jools Holland at Castle Howard

Marmozets: completing a hattrick of appearances at Leeds Festival

Marmozets graduate to main stage in third appearance at Leeds Festival

York soprano Rebecca Newman

Soprano Rebecca is Queen of the Castle for spectacular Proms night

Ruby Turner

Gospel according to Ruby at Castle Howard's Summer Sounds

CD review: Michael Head And The Strands, The Magical World Of The Strands (Megaphone) ****; The Olde Worlde (Megaphone) ****

Please Please You concert promoter Joe Coates

On the spot with...Joe Coates, who celebrates ten years as a concert promoter in York on Saturday


CD review: Country Legends, Talk About Country (Talk About Country) ***

Glenn Tilbrook, performing at Pocktoberfest, Pocklington, in 2013. Picture: David Harrison

Squeeze to release first studio album of original songs since 1998 ahead of Harrogate gig

The Dunwells

The Dunwells to preview songs from next year's album at Fibbers in York in November

Chris Norman

Former Smokie front man Chris Norman to release first solo studio album in four years


Laura Meek and Malcolm Maddock to perform musicals medley at St Saviourgate Unitarian Chapel

York world music choir Chechelele

York world music choir Chechelele to perform at Edinburgh Fringe for the first time this weekend

Review: Steve Harris British Lion and The Raven Age; The Duchess, York, August 12

Scottish band Trembling Bells

Review: Trembling Bells, Alasdair Roberts, The Horse Loom, The Basement, City Screen, York, Tuesday

Jools Holland in concert at York Barbican in 2013. Picture: David Harrison

Jools Holland savours return to Castle Howard with his big band for the first time in a decade

Vintage soul singer Si Cranstoun

Retro soul singer Si Cranstoun to play Rayner Rock'n'Roll dance night in Tadcaster


CD review: Ducktails, St. Catherine (Domino) ****

Pianist Simon Callaghan

Yorkshire Young Sinfonia to form for course and first concert at York Barbican

Jorvik Gilbert and Sullivan cast in rehearsal for The Sorcerer

Jorvik Gilbert and Sullivan Company will stage The Sorcerer in 1915 setting next month

York folk duo Union Jill

York folk duo Union Jill and Thirsk poet Kate ready to let off steam at Edinburgh Fringe

York Musical Theatre Company's show poster for When The Lights Go On Again

York Musical Theatre Company to revive wartime revue When The Lights Go On Again

Twenties' jazz night at Hornsea Museum tomorrow

Joe Jackson

Joe Jackson goes fast forward to record his 20th studio album in four cities


CD review: Tina Turner, Private Dancer – 30th Anniversary Deluxe (Warner) ****

Review: Great Yorkshire Fringe, The Ronnie Scott’s All Star Quintet presents The Ronnie Scott’s Story, The White Rose Rotunda, York, August 2

The Musical Play In A Week  project at the National Centre for Early Music, York

Chance to take part in the Musical Play In A Week project at National Centre for Early Music

Review: Ryedale Festival Gala Concert, Hovingham Hall, August 2

Badly Drawn Boy

Review: Badly Drawn Boy, The Hour Of Bewilderbeast 15th Anniversary Tour, Leeds City Varieties Music Hall; The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart, Leeds Brudenell Social Club


New Yorkers Luna play Leeds Brudenell Social Club tomorrow on their return to the live stage after a decade's hiatus

York Late Music concert celebrates Terry Riley's 80th birthday at St Saviourgate Unitarian Chapel

Review: Ryedale Festival: Dunedin Consort; St Martin-on-the-Hill, Scarborough

The record Friday night crowd at York Racecourse for Sir Tom Jones's Music Showcase Weekend concert. Picture: David Harrison

Review: Sir Tom Jones, York Racecourse Music Showcase Weekend, last Friday

Scouting For Girls

Review: Scouting For Girls, York Racecourse Music Showcase Weekend, last Saturday


Ryedale Festival: Ex Cathedra, Ampleforth Abbey, last Saturday

Review: Ryedale Festival: Triple Concert; Castle Howard

Scouting For Girls

Scouting For Girls return to York Racecourse on Saturday after winning performance in 2011

Sir Tom Jones. Picture: BBC

Racing certainty as Sir Tom Jones performs at York Racecourse tonight

The Felice Brothers

The Felice Brothers make emotional album ahead of Deer Shed Festival appearance tonight

Review: Jessie’s Fund 20th Anniversary Concert, Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall, York, June 27

Mary Chapin Carpenter

Review: Mary Chapin Carpenter, Platform Festival, Old Station, Pocklington, Thursday

It's the girl!: Bette Midler

Review: Bette Midler, Divine Intervention, Leeds First Direct Arena, Wednesday

York soprano Rebecca Newman

York soprano Rebecca Newman will talk the talk and sing the sing on Sir Terry Wogan's BBC Radio 2 show on Sunday

York Minster chorister Felix Kirkby to give piano recital in Minster School Hall this evening

Review: The Ebor Singers, St Olave’s Church, Marygate, July 11

Review: York Early Music Festival: International Young Artists Competition, National Centre for Early Music, York, July 11

Elkie Brooks

Review: Elkie Brooks, Grand Opera House, York, July 9

Kacey Musgraves takes the Biscuits

CD review: Kacey Musgraves, Pageant Material (Decca) ****

Jason Donovan

One good reason why Jason Donovan will play York Barbican next year

The Clerks

Review: York Early Music Festival: The Clerks, The Quire, York Minster, July 9

International Young Artists Competition presenter Catherine Bott

Who will win the International Young Artists Competition tomorrow at the 2015 York Early Music Festival?

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