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REVIEW: The Dead South, The Wedgewood Rooms, Southsea

Over the last couple of years Ken Brown's Square Roots Promotions has developed a loyal following putting on folk/Americana shows, mostly at The Square Tower.
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Have a rare slice of Humble Pie & Vinyl on Record Store Day

Have a rare slice of Humble Pie & Vinyl on Record Store Day

SIXTIES and ’70s supergroup Humble Pie have teamed up with Southsea music cafe Pie and Vinyl to release an exclusive album for this year’s Record Store Day.

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Samba band to perform by ferry terminal

A COMMUNITY samba band will be performing in a town beauty spot this weekend.

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Club Scene with Sam Cherry

Kicking things off this week, We're Just Kids in Love launch their debut album, Unite, on Friday at The Loft on Albert Road.
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Thee Hypnotics live at The Wedgewood Rooms, Southsea, April 14, 2018.  Picture: Paul Windsor

REVIEW: Thee Hypnotics at The Wedgewood Rooms, Southsea

It was certainly a pleasant surprise to hear Thee Hypnotics had reformed for a tour to support the release of a new boxset.

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Joe Satriani. Picture by Joseph Cultice

BIG INTERVIEW Joe Satriani: 'I just wanted to be in the studio and rock out with two other guys.'

Joe Satriani is widely revered as one of the greatest living guitarists, he has taught many others who have gone on to great things, released 15 solo albums and spent more than 30 years exploring and pushing his instrument's limits.
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Lower Than Atlantis, live at Engine Rooms in Southampton, April 12, 2018. Picture by Sarah Gerrish

REVIEW: Lower Than Atlantis at Engine Rooms, Southampton

As the main lights went out the packed crowd began to chant ‘LTA,’ as the band members entered the stage one by one.

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Club Scene with Sam Cherry

On the live music front this week, singer-songwriter Joe Sillence (Rogues and Indiana Quiet Cats) will celebrate the launch of his solo EP, Over The Bay at Lily's Bar, Hayling Island on Saturday.
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Thee Hypnotics in their heyday. Picture by Steve Double

Righteously Recharged, Thee Hypnotics are raring to hit The Wedgewood Rooms

Thee Hypnotics' brand of soul-infused garage rock was the right music at the wrong time.
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Andrew WK

BIG INTERVIEW Andrew WK: 'I'm a salesman for this sensation that I'm trying to create'

When Andrew WK burst onto the international rock music scene in 2001 with a debut single, Party Hard, that also essentially doubled as a mission statement, he was an instantly polarising figure.
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Pixie Lott is heading for Eklectica Festival on the Isle of Wight this September

Win tickets to this year's Eklectica Festival, starring Pixie Lott, Noisettes, Tinchy Strider, Scouting For Girls and more

Popstar Pixie Lott, and indie-rock band Noisettes are the latest acts to be confirmed for the high-spirited music festival, Eklectica, taking place on The Isle of Wight this September.
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Gosport teacher had a genius idea for inspiring her students ahead of exams

IF YOU only listen to one song today – make sure it’s this one.

Chris Difford

Take a journey with Chris Difford, heading to Some Fantastic Place

Renowned singer-songwriter Chris Difford heads out on the Acoustic Book tour where he'll be sharing stories from his life, as well as some of his much-loved songs.
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Lower Than Atlantis

Lower Than Atlantis find themselves Safe in Sound

For a band which nearly imploded four years ago, alternative rockers Lower Than Atlantis find themselves in 2018 in rude health and doing better than ever.
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Born To Win - Strictly Come Dancing favourite, Giovanni Pernice with his leading lady Luba Mushtuk

Strictly's Giovanni aims to prove that he's Born To Win

In his three seasons as a professional on Strictly Come Dancing, the Italian dancer Giovanni Pernice has definitely made his mark.
Lalah Hathaway

Love Supreme lines up Pharoah Sanders, Level 42, Chris Dave & the Drumhedz, Lalah Hathaway and more for 2018

Star names join Earth Wind & Fire, Tom Misch, Elvis Costello, George Clinton Parliament Funkadelic, Steve Winwood, Mavis Staples, Tony Allen, Mr Jukes, Nubya Garcia, Dave Holland, Zakir Hussain, Chris Potter Trio and many more on final line-up for this summer’s festival
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Shining success for brass band

A brass band is celebrating a sudden surge in competition success, after winning two events in the space of three weeks.


Club Scene with Sam Cherry

I hope everyone had a fantastic bank holiday weekend in Portsmouth over Easter.
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Spring fair to support music group

A SPRING fair will be taking place in Lee-on-the-Solent later this month.


Harpist will make return

A harpist will come home when she performs for the Havant Rotary Club.

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