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POLL: On first anniversary of his death, vote for your favourite David Bowie No.1?

A year has passed since the sad death of legendary musician David Bowie and fans undoubtedly know their favourite tracks and albums.

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John Hylton has been a Neil Diamond tribute artist for 22 years

Diamond of a show on Luton stage

His songs are among the most celebrated in popular music and his skill as a performer is unquestioned.

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Musician Ben Westwood releases new single

How life experiences and Bob Dylan have combined to influence artist

Eastbourne singer/songwriter Ben Westwood has released debut single release Falling from his upcoming album Sing Like Your Life Depends On It due out in early 2017.

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VOTE: Help us decide on the best Christmas song of all time

VOTE: Help us decide on the best Christmas song of all time

What is your favourite Christmas song of all time?

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David Bowie at Friars, July 15, 1972

Campaign to fund world’s first David Bowie statue falling short with 24 hours to go

A crowdfunding campaign to help build the world’s first David Bowie Statue is £16,000 short with just 24 hours to go.

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The Galos Piano Trio

Celebrating a Suffragette at Luton concert

A musical portrait of a pioneering composer and suffragette is promised at Luton Library Theatre on Monday.

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Ben Bowman as Michael Jackson with his troupe of dancers

Relive the magic of Michael Jackson in Dunstable

Music lovers can relive the Michael Jackson experience at in Dunstable this month.

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Amy Lennox (Elly), Michael C Hall (Newton), Sophia Anne Caruso (Girl)

Review: David Bowie's spirit rises again in Lazarus

Peter Ormerod reviews Lazarus, by David Bowie and Enda Walsh, at King's Cross Theatre, London

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Attila the Stockbroker will perform at a spoken-word evening

Discover how punk changed Luton with series of gigs and events

Luton is hosting a series of punk-inspired events in the next few weeks to mark 40 years since the release of the Sex Pistols’ debut single.

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Young musicians at Pebble Music School during February half term. Photo by Sue Vought

Pebble Music School introduces new orchestra for young people

Pebble Music School is encouraging young people to take part in their new project, an orchestra for Dunstable.

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Jackson Live in Concert is coming to Dunstable

Classic sounds of legendary acts at Dunstable theatre

Music from the 1960s and ‘70s will live on at the Grove Theatre in Dunstable over the coming weeks with a range of acts playing at the venue.

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Eighties boy band Bros announce big reunion gig

Eighties boy band Bros announce big reunion gig

Eighties boy band Bros are getting back together - more than 20 years after they called it a day.

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Concert organiser Ian Roberts

Big gig to help Luton's poorest people

Politically-charged music and words will ring out in Luton this weekend as artists unite for We Shall Overcome.

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Russia State Ballet and Opera House perform Swan Lake

Russians bring Swan Lake to Dunstable

Performers from Russia are bringing one of the world’s favourite ballets to Dunstable  on Sunday, October 9.

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Noel and Liam Gallagher in 1997

Why Be Here Now is the worst essential album ever

Peter Ormerod reviews the 1997 Oasis album Be Here Now, which is being reissued this week

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Radio 3s Petroc Trelawny

Petroc joins in to open Luton concert series

A new season of Music on Mondays begins in Luton on October 3 at a special performance narrated by radio favourite Petroc Trelawny.

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Listening to loud music on personal devices could be leading to an epidemic of deafness among young people, a study shows.

Headphones causing hidden hearing loss ‘epidemic’

Listening to loud music on personal devices could be leading to an epidemic of deafness among young people, a study shows.

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Ne-Yo has old more than ten million albums worldwide

Superstar Ne-Yo announces Milton Keynes date

Global chart-topper Ne-Yo is performing Milton Keynes this December.
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The Fall

Top acts coming to Luton for wide-ranging music festival

Big-name acts from around the world are coming to Luton for the Levels festival from October 7 to 9.

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Perfect end to summer of music

Perfect end to summer of music

Flags, bowlers and flashing headgear were out in force for the finale of Dunstable’s Summer of Music.

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