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She Sees Red to make their live debut at The Edge Of The Wedge, Southsea

Promising new Portsmouth-based alt-rock band She Sees Red will be making their live debut as part of the latest Breaking Bands gig, put on by Pilot Promotions.

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Music lovers from Kingston Prison pose as they gear up for competition. PPP-170418-121739001

THIS WEEK IN 1994: kingston jailhouse rockers record songs

It may not have been Elvis – but Kingston prison hoped its own brand of Jailhouse Rock would hit the right note.

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PICTURE GALLERY: Southsea Record Store Day

Here’s our picture gallery of Southsea Record Store Day.

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WATCH: Revellers enjoy Record Store Day street fair in Southsea

HUNDREDS of music lovers gathered to celebrate Record Store Day 2017 and all that’s great about vinyl.

The Lounge Kittens are Zan Lawther, Timia Gwendoline and Jenny Deacon. Picture by Paul Harries.

These kittens may have claws – but they’ll still be plenty of fun

They’ve charmed audiences packed with thousands of metalheads armed with little more than their angelic voices and a keyboard.

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Dom Elton, far right, plays with the Mayfield house band, Dan Sawyers, Aaron Hartley and Gregg Powell.
 Picture Ian Hargreaves  (170490-1)

‘It’s all about getting
the artists as much exposure as possible’

Record Store Day is now a well-established institution. Each April vinyl fans will queue up for hours, nay days, to get their hands on limited edition discs produced specially for the day.

Glenn Miller Orchestra

The Glenn Miller Orchestra is In The Mood for New Theatre Royal in Portsmouth

Back in the late 1930s–early ‘40s, Glenn Miller and his Orchestra packed the dance halls in the States.

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Trio Apaches bring their innovative approach to Portsmouth Guildhall

Trio Apaches is built on the great friendship between three of the UK’s most respected soloists and colleagues.

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Musician brings a taste of Catalan to Southsea

Singer-songwriter Ismael Clark presents his first album in his native language, Catalan, with a gig at The Loft in Albert Road, Southsea tonight.

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Thomas Neal, musical director of Portsmouth Festival Choir.

Interested in joining Portsmouth Festival Choir?

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Club Scene with Sam Cherry

With festivals such as Mutiny creeping up and many students finishing up for the academic year, summer is definitely getting closer and that means plenty of exciting gigs in the next few weeks!

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Dan Owen

Dan comes with open hands and shakes the blues tag

He was originally labelled as a blues prodigy thanks to his incredible covers, but Dan Owen has been making a name for himself with his own music.

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Keston Cobblers Club

Three albums in and the Keston Cobblers’ Club is Almost Home

With the release of their third album, Almost Home, Keston Cobblers’ Club are stretching out sonically and physically as they head out on their biggest tour to date.

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Sleaford Mods performing for Trash Arts at The Fat Fox

‘A scene develops from people – not one person’: Trash Arts turns 10 with an all-dayer at The Edge of The Wedge

Trash Arts began life in 2007 as film production company.

One of the previous concerts at the bandstand Picture: Joseph Sheridan

Get ready for free musical fun

FROM pop to jazz, to world music and ska, there’s going to be something to satisfy pretty much every kind of music fan at this year’s run of Live at the Bandstand events.

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Club Scene with Sam Cherry

Tonight, Ice Bar in Southsea will be hosting their Easter Weekend Fundraiser for The Elizabeth Foundation with After Hours resident DJs Drift and Flatline.

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Mr Clean - The Sounds of The Jam will be playing at Mod Fest 8 on the final night of The Old Barn in Milton

The Milton Arms and The Old Barn in Portsmouth get a rousing final weekend of DJs and live music

ANOTHER pub and music venue will be hosting its final band and serving its final pint this weekend.


Musicians Coax an exciting new band into existence

For a band who have been together barely a year, Portsmouth’s Coax are already turning heads beyond the city.

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The 2017 Southsea Bandstand line-up is announced - watch the acts in our video special

The 2017 Southsea Bandstand line-up is announced - watch the acts in our video special

There’s something for just about all musical tastes in the line-up announced today for the Southsea Bandstand spring and summer concerts.

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St George's Church, Portsmouth

REVIEW: The Nelson Consort at St George’s Church, Portsmouth

Over centuries of sacred choral composition a significant number of works have been written for the solemn observance of Lent.

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