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Landmark band prepare for Leeds date

Fresh from a breakthrough 2016 which saw them complete work on their debut album tipped American indie rockers Hippo Campus are heading for this country to play some gigs and win some new friends.

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Amber Run: Gig in Leeds.

Amber Run into Leeds for Stylus gig

Amber Run return with a British tour on the back of the release of their new album ‘For A Moment, I Was Lost’, next month and are including a stop off in Leeds.

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Futurist duo Alpines set to play Leeds gig

Following the release of their second album ‘Another River’ the hotly-tipped Alpines have unveiled new single ‘Motionless’ before starting out on a UK headline tour that brings them to Leeds in early 2017.

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Beartooth: Appearing at the 2017 Slam Dunk Festival.

Additions to Slam Dunk line-up are confirmed

American rockers Beartooth are among several additions announced for the Slam Dunk Festival’s huge punk party in Leeds later this year.

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Argentinian rockers The Otherness hoping to win Excite and Entertain Leeds talent competition

VIDEO: Argentinian rockers The Otherness enter talent competition to Excite Leeds

Are you the next Kaiser Chiefs, Ernie Wise or Damien Hirst?

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Leeds hospital worker Carina Galsim aiming to prove she is just the tonic to win Excite and Entertain Leeds 2017 talent competition

VIDEO: Hospital theatre singer is 'Kim-tastic' tonic for our talent competition

Hospital worker Carina "Kim" Galsim - or 'Kim-tastic Funtastic' to her friends - wants to swap the operating theatre for a showbiz theatre.
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It's elementary! The Sherlocks are hitting the big time with record deal

South Yorkshire Radio 1 stars The Sherlocks sign record deal

South Yorkshire's Radio 1 stars The Sherlocks have signed a record deal - bringing news of a long awaited debut album even closer.
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Boxing Day homecoming for Sheffield-based DJ producer Sandy Turnbull.

PREVIEW: Boxing Day homecoming for Sheffield superstar DJ producer Sandy Turnbull

Sheffield superstar DJ producer Sandy Turnbull will have fans in a spin on Boxing Day - he is playing a special homecoming.
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Singer Cameron Lee is hoping to win our Excite and Entertain Leeds 2017 talent competition.

VIDEO: Can singer Cameron win our talent competition?

Move over Alfie Boe and Michael Ball - here comes singer Cameron Lee who believes he can win our Excite and Entertain Leeds 2017 talent competition.
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MP Jo Cox, who was murdered on June 16 this year.

More in common as Mick Jagger and bookies waive profits and Jo Cox single heads to No1

Sir Mick Jagger and bookmakers William Hill have declared the Jo Cox charity single, which is said to be on course to be the Christmas number one record, a no-profit zone.

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The Cribs headlining Long Division at Unity Works , Wakefield.  (w601k438)

Long Division 2017 festival cancelled due to ‘hiatus’

Wakefield’s popular Long Division festival has been cancelled for 2017, its organiser has confirmed.

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The Pigeon Detectives, included in the Live at Leeds line-up.

Pigeon Detectives among first names for Live at Leeds festival

The award-winning Live at Leeds festival has announced the first names for their 2017 event, which officially kicks off summer’s huge outdoor music season.

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Sheffield superstar Paul Carrack dreaming of a chart-topping Christmas.

AUDIO: Sheffield Arena homecoming star Paul Carrack tipped for charity Christmas number one

Sheffield superstar Paul Carrack is dreaming of a chart topping Christmas with bookies tipping his new charity version of The Living Years in running for the top spot.

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Your first chance to hear Jo Cox Christmas charity single

Supporters of the Jo Cox Foundation will this week release a charity song recorded in her name.

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Slam Dunk headliners Enter Shikari meeting fans at Jumbo Records, in Leeds recently.

Enter Shikari excited to be Slam Dunk headliners

After celebrating its tenth anniversary in emphatic style earlier this year, Leeds city centre’s Slam Dunk Festival is set to return in 2017, with Enter Shikari picked out as the headliners for the first time.

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Ranking Roger, of The Beat, playing a gig in Wakefield. Picture: Jim Stokes

The Beat goes on in Wakefield

After releasing their first album in 30 years ska legends the Beat are now hitting the road and will be appearing in Wakefield next week.

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Christmas swing king Matt Goss

REVIEW: Christmas swing king Matt Goss does it His Way at O2 Academy Leeds

Christmas swing king Matt Goss proved why he is the new swoonatra last night when he opened his UK solo tour at Leeds O2 Academy doing Sinatra style festive classics - but His Way.
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Matt Goss swinging into the UK for Christmas show and YOU could meet him!

WIN: Bros superstar Matt Goss meet and greet Christmas show tickets

Christmas is about to come early for one lucky fan of Bros superstar Matt Goss - we are giving YOU and a guest the chance to meet him and see his festive show.
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Dominic Howard, Matt Bellamy and Chris Wolstenholme of Muse

First acts announced for 2017 Leeds and Reading Festivals - Muse to headline

THE rock group Muse have been announced as the first headliners for next August’s Leeds Festival.

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Muse is first headline act announced for Leeds and Reading Festivals 2017

BREAKING: Rock royalty Muse first headliner announced for Leeds and Reading Festivals 2017

Stadium rock royalty Muse have been announced as the first headliners for next year's Leeds and Reading Festivals - with Yorkshire's own While She Sleeps also on the bill.
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