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Review: Doctors note-perfect in Warwick Arts Centre concert

Clive Peacock reviews the European Doctors Orchestra at Warwick Arts Centre

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Miles Kane plays the Roadmender on June 1 (Picture: Lauren Dukoff)

Miles Kane promising to 'blow your socks off' as he makes Roadmender return

His forthcoming new album is called Coup de Grace, but this is far from any kind of end game for Miles Kane, who plays the Roadmender in Northampton on Friday night.
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Thousands flock to NEC for final leg of annual Slam Dunk festival

Thousands of punk, rock and metal fans from across the region descended on the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham on Monday for the final day of this year’s Slam Dunk Festival.
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Jamaican rap star Sean Paul to play headline show in region

Chart-topping Jamaican rapper Sean Paul, American hip-hop star Fatman Scoop and BBC 1’s Charlie Sloth will be heading to the region this summer.

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Review: Manic Street Preachers keep the passion alive at Birmingham show

Phil Moore reviews the Manic Street Preachers at Arena Birmingham
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Blazin’ Squad added to line up at StepBack 90s concert in Coventry

Blazin’ Squad have been revealed as the final act to be added to a revival concert which heads to the region this autumn.

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Billy Ocean speaks about headlining 80 concert

Global music star Billy Ocean is preparing to unleash waves of nostalgia when he joins other 80s acts in the region this summer.

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The Rolling Stones play in Coventry on June 2

Specials to join Rolling Stones at Ricoh Arena gig

The Specials will open for The Rolling Stones when they play in the region this summer as part of their No Filter tour.

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Review: Lizzie shows great potential at Leamington concert

Clive Peacock reviews Beauchamp Sinfonietta at Leamington town hall on April 15

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REVIEW: Arcade Fire rewrite the rulebook at Birmingham show

Peter Ormerod reviews Arcade Fire at the Genting Arena, Birmingham
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Review: Colin Druce's tour de force powers Beethoven celebration in Kenilworth

Clive Peacock reviews Warwick and Kenilworth Choral Society at St John's church, Kenilworth

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Slam Dunk Festival reveals acoustic stage line up

In another line-up announcement, the organisers of this year's Slam Dunk Festival have revealed details of the acoustic stage.

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Moose Blood and Astroid Boys among latest additions to Slam Dunk line up

With only two months until its return, Slam Dunk has added more acts to its already stellar line-up.

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Brian Wilson to play Pet Sounds LP at Cropredy Convention

Beach Boys legend Brian Wilson will be performing the iconic album Pet Sounds at Cropredy Convention this summer.
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Review: Warwickshire Symphony Orchestra impress with varied American concert

Clive Peacock reviews Warwick Symphony Orchestra's All American Evening at Warwick Hall, Bridge House Theatre, Warwick

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Ronnie Wood, Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and Charlie Watts

Rolling Stones announce Coventry date

The Rolling Stones have announced they are performing at the Ricoh Stadium in Coventry on June 2.
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The Lunar Festival. Picture: Jolyon Holroyd

Big-name acts and cult heroes heading to Warwickshire: all you need to know about the 2018 Lunar Festival

Basement Jaxx, Goldfrapp and The Stranglers have been named among the acts heading to Warwickshire this summer for the Lunar Festival.

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Amadou and Mariam. Picture: Gabri Guerrero

Big-name acts and cult heroes heading to Warwickshire: all you need to know about this year's Lunar Festival

Basement Jaxx, Goldfrapp and The Stranglers have been named among the acts heading to Warwickshire this summer for the Lunar Festival.
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B*Witched added to StepBack 90s concert line up

Irish girl group B*Witched are the latest act to be added to the StepBack 90s concert which heads to the region later this year.

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Boyzone star Ronan Keating chats ahead of returning to the region next month

Between getting Boyzone back together, hosting a morning radio show and raising a family, Ronan Keating is an extremely busy man these days.

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