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WATCH: Prominent city figures unite for charity sign language music video

LEADING city figures have united to appear in a music video raising awareness of deaf children and adults.


REVIEW: Paul Weller, Brighton

It was a cold night in Brighton, but there was a warm reception as Paul Weller took to the stage.

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The Jive Aces performing in Portsmouth city centre. Picture: Andrew Michael

Talent show stars take to the streets for anti-drug campaign

STARS from ITV’s Britain’s Got Talent have entertained shoppers in Portsmouth as part of a campaign against drug use.

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BIG READ: Classical music is Bach in fashion as orchestras grow

For centuries, people have gathered to listen to musical masterpieces.  Beethoven, Mozart, Bach – there are thousands of pieces for enthusiasts to lose themselves in.   
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REVIEW: Paul Weller at The Brighton Centre

A cold night in Brighton was met by a warm reception as Paul Weller et al took to the stage.

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The Jerseys in Oh What a Nite!

REVIEW: Oh What a Nite at Ferneham Hall in Fareham

I’ve been a fan of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons for longer than I care to remember. Whenever a touring production heads to the area, I snap up tickets quicker than you can say Sherry Baby.

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Paradise Lost. Picture: Danny Payne

REVIEW: Paradise Lost at Wedgewood Rooms, Southsea

Paradise Lost Wedgewood Rooms, Southsea

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Guest speakers at the conference will include Mikey Demus from the band Skindred

Going underground as free music conference at Portsmouth Guildhall aims to help new acts

ACTS trying to find their way in today’s fast-evolving music business can attend a free conference aiming to give them a helping hand.

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India Electric Company

Bringing the country into the city for folk duo India Electric Company's new project

For the past couple of years Cole Stacey and Joseph O'Keefe have been a major part of Midge Ure's touring band – both acoustic and electronic versions.
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Erasure. Picture by Doron Gild

REVIEW: Erasure at O2 Guildhall, Southampton

Performing to a sold out crowd, Erasure soon reminded us just why the 1980s was a decade to be celebrated.

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Horseflies at The Valentine's Day Massacre 5. Picture by Sam Taylor

They're making a killing – and all in the name of love at the Valentine's Day Massacre

We may have already passed St Valentine's Day, but the local music scene will be celebrating it in its now customary manner by coming together 'to mutilate songs of love, lust and heartbreak'.
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Paul Draper

BIG INTERVIEW Paul Draper 'Nowadays I'm a little bit older and a little bit wiser'

Mansun formed in 1995 at the height of what has become known as Britpop.
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Lilly Allen to headline Hampshire festival

HEADLINERS for another major music festival in Hampshire have today been revealed.

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Leonard Elschenbroich

Nation's favourite classical piece comes to the Guildhall

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, under guest conductor Christoph König, will perform Elgar’s Cello Eulogy at their next concert.
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Club Scene with Sam Cherry

On Sunday, promoters AuralSex will be moving their open-deck night Decks Factor to its new location at Acapulco on Albert Road, Southsea.
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Paradise Lost. Picture by Danny Payne

The album's Medusa, but Paradise Lost are far from stoney-faced

  You know your band has been knocking around for a while when your new drummer wasn’t even born when the group started.
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Havant Symphony Orchestra

Havant Music Festival to return in March

A MUSIC festival is set to return next month offering a variety of different genres.

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Havant Symphony Orchestra

Havant Music Festival set to return in March

A MUSIC festival is set to return next month offering a variety of different genres to tickle everyone’s fancy.

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Jerry Williams playing at Victorious 2017.  Picture by Paul Windsor

Portsmouth singer-songwriter Jerry Williams calls on her fans to help her realise her dream of playing in America

PORTSMOUTH’s indie-pop princess Jerry Williams has been picked by BBC Introducing to play in America at the prestigious South By South West (SXSW) Festival .

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Fundraising milestone for ukelele players

A GROUP of musicians are celebrating the donation of £20,000 to charitable causes.

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