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Lake Komo

Lancaster-born band Lake Komo head out on first ever tour

The Simon and Garfunkel Story. Picture by Jacqui Elliot-Williams

Show to tell the story of Simon and Garfunkel

Carnforth Rotary tunes up for young musician competition

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Bootleg Beatles on their way to Carlisle

Star violinist Jennifer Pike shares the stage once again with world class ensemble, Manchester Camerata.

Classic pairing for top notch Forum concert

Highly regarded pianist and chorus master Libby Burgess joins oboist James Turnbull for a Kendal Midday Concert Club recital at Kendal Town Hall, on Wednesday, January 20.

Eminent oboe and piano pairing in tune for midday music recital

Lemn Sissay. Picture by Aida Muluneh.

New season of music sessions and gigs at More Music

Will Young is performing at Lancashire's Symphony at the Tower

Will Young To Headline Lancashire’s Symphony at the Tower 2016

Next on the Kendal Jazz Club bill are doyens of Dixieland, Cafe Society, playing Hawkshead Brewery, Staveley, on Tuesday, December 8 (8pm).

Cafe Society brings a touch of Dixieland to Kendal Jazz Club

Festive feast for Lancaster choral society concert


Internationally acclaimed jazz quartet Partisans to play in Morecambe

Clarinettist Jack Horrocks returns to the Westmorland Youth Orchestra as guest soloist for Keswick concert

Westmorland Youth Orchestra take a trip to the movies

Baritone Dan Woodhouse plays Scarpia in Musica Lirica Opera's production of Tosca, which plays Kendal Town Hall on Thursday, November 26 (7.30pm) and Settle Victoria Hall, on Friday, November 20 (7.30pm).

Tosca reigns as one Puccini’s greatest and most dramatic masterpieces

Violinist Alessandro Ruisi performs with violist Asher Zaccardelli as part the new Kendal Midday Concert Club season on Wednesday, November 4 (1pm).

Rising young stars grace the midday concert club stage

LIGHT AND SHADE: soprano Emily Robinson (pictured) who shared the soloist spotlight during the Kendal South Choir concert with Fiona Weakley (soprano) and Christopher Steele (tenor)

Kendal South give fine performance

Haffner back in concert mode

Rod Stewart

Rod Stewart Heads to Carlisle in UK Hits 2016 Tour

MUSICAL MOTIVATOR: conductor Wyn Davies always coaxes the best out of the Lakeland Sinfonia

Conductor Wyn brings out sinfonia's best

Jazz club's unmissable double header

Top line-up for Priory

Top line-up for Priory

Matthew Halsall and The Gondwana Orchestra. Picture by Simon-Hunt.

Rising UK jazz star to headline Carlisle venue

WORLD CLASS: violinist Jennifer Pike and the Manchester Camerata play Kendal Leisure Centre's Westmorland Hall on December 12.

Exciting start to sinfonia season

Laurence Jones. Picture by MHP Studios

Laurence Jones set to rock the Brewery Arts Centre

South Carolinian grungers Heyrocco announce Preston show

THE KING`S MEN: a performance of seamless phrasing, perfect intonation, and magical harmonic progressions.

REVIEW: King's choir in perfect harmony

Gorgeous Media’s Janine Bebbington and Jonny Patchett on the set of Bring Me Sunshine

Lancaster film company releases video to local singer's 'Bring Me Sunshine' cover

Top tunes with a classical twist

Top tunes with a classical twist

Crook Morris at last year's Settle Folk Gathering

Settle Folk Gathering returns to market town

Former Zutons frontman Dave McCabe brings new musical project to Carlisle

Former Zutons frontman Dave McCabe brings new musical project to Carlisle

STAR TURN: pianist Martin Roscoe is joined by the Moricosta String Trio for the next Grange-over-Sands and District Concert Club performance on Friday, September 4 (8pm) at the Victoria Hall.

Leading pianist makes welcome return

Summery tunes in courtyard

From The Jam duo go acoustic

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Fred steaming in for first town gig

Lucy Rose

Lucy enters new ‘sonic’ space

AWARD-WINNING DUO: Ninebarrow's Jon Whitley and Jay LaBouchardiere headline a charity concert in aid of Manna House at Kendal on Friday, August 7 (7pm) at the United Reformed Church.

Award winning duo play for good cause

SPOOKY: black-clad choristers are gearing up for their biennial blast round Britain

Boys in black are back

Jazz trio has plenty passion and swing

Batala in Market-Square. Picture by Mandy Blackwell.

Lancaster festival to roll back the clock

FULL OF NOISES: violinist Alison Blunt shares the stage once again with Italian soprano saxophonist extraordinaire, Gianni Mimmo at Sedbergh and Barrow (pic credit Manuel Miethe).

Skilled in the art of improvisation


Vocal trio 'BLAKE' bring new show to Lancaster

WELL-VERSED: actor and radio presenter Simon Yaxley narrates Swiss novelist CF Ramuz’s story in Stravinsky’s Soldiers’ Tale Suite. (Pic Sarah Kay Photography)

Voice of radio in music festival spotlight

RESIDENCY: The Kuss Quartet (photo: Molina Visuals)

Music lovers anticipate Lake District Summer Music's 30th anniversary programme

INTERVIEW: James bassist Jim Glennie discusses his upcoming headline slot at Kendal Calling

INTERVIEW: James bassist Jim Glennie discusses his upcoming headline slot at Kendal Calling

Lancashire Council pick Morecambe and Wise classic by local star Ashleigh Wood as the sound of Morecambe this summer

Jab Jab playing at a BBC Studio in the 1970s. From left to right: Robert ‘Rombozo de Jab’ Whittington, Joe Augustine, ‘Skinhead Dick’ Augustine, Charlie Augustine

Grasmere hotelier plays with reggae rock band for first time in 35 years

ONE TO WATCH: rising cello star Megan Rolf

REVIEW: Megan's concert debut hits the right note

WIT AND WONDER: Emily Hennessey will be in spellbinding form at Windermere's Carver Church on Sunday, August 9 (3pm).

Emily brings a little myth and magic to music festival

Rising star Emmanuel Vass among the highlights of Hawkshead Music for a Summer Evening concert season

Rising star Emmanuel Vass among the highlights of Hawkshead Music for a Summer Evening concert season

Trumpet star makes flying visit to Kendal Jazz Club

FLUTES & CO: Suzanne de Lozey (centre front) pictured with the orchestra at Levens Hall (Photo: Ruth Leavett)

Flute player Suzanne to share the stage with orchestra for last time

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