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Live Music: Dark side of dream

Californian guitarist, singer and songwriter Chuck Prophet has been an occasional visitor to Sheffield over the years – there are distant memories of an appearance at the short-lived National Centre for Popular Music – and he is back on Monday.

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The Velcro Teddy Bears

WIN: Stand & Fall signed EPs by Sheffield's The Velcro Teddy Bears celebrating Tramlines weekend gig

Sheffield rock and roll quartet The Velcro Teddy Bears - who play a Tramlines Saturday night gig, July 22 - are celebrating the release of their new EP and we have signed copies to be won.

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The Libertines headline and open Sheffield's Tramlines festival on Friday night, July 21.Photo: Roger Sargent.

EXCLUSIVE: Libertines reveal fans may get sneak preview of new songs at Sheffield's Tramlines

Tramlines headliners The Libertines today revealed their fourth album is due out next Spring but lucky fans might get a sneak preview of new songs in Sheffield.

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The crowd loving Dizzee Rascall on the mainstage at ponderosa in Sheffieldp

Ten things not to be missed at Tramlines

Tramlines returns tomorrow, with 70 acts spread across five stages in a line-up organisers proclaim is the ‘biggest, boldest and best yet’.

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Texas & Ocean Colour Scene to perform at Doncaster Racecourse

Doncaster Racecourse set for a spectacular August with Ocean Colour Scene & Texas to perform at music live festival

Doncaster Racecourse has announced two further top acts for its summer festival of music – the 2017 Sun Bets Music Live!
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Scouting For Girls headline Party In The Park at Flamingo Land on Saturday, July 29.

PREVIEW: Scouting For Girls, Taken, X Factor stars and tribute acts at Flamingo Land's Party In The Park July 29 - tickets from £10

Scouting for a great deal to rock your summer? Flamingo Land's Party In The Park with headliners Scouting For Girls is on Saturday, July 29 and tickets are from just £10!
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Free Tramlines entertainment in The Peace Gardens

Tramlines announced line-up for free stages at Sheffield music festival

Tramlines tickets are close to selling out for this weekend's urban music festival but bosses today announced the line-up for two free stages in Sheffield city centre - featuring hotly tipped young acts snd street performers.
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The Americas are, from left, Harry Payne, Alex Bradshaw and Aaron Whittaker.

TRAMLINES: Americas offer ‘music to ride a motorbike to’

Birmingham-based trio The Americas bring their “music to ride a motorcycle to” to four different fringe venues during the Tramlines weekend.

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Americana singer-songwriter Jim Lauderdale

From Grand Ole Opry to Greystones

Just a couple of weeks ago Jim Lauderdale was performing at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville.

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Sheffield Arena's new General Manager Joe Waldron

Yorkshire's biggest Arena gets new boss who vows to continue £500m success story for region

Yorkshire's largest indoor premier entertainment venue got a new boss today and Joe Waldron - who replaces Rob O'Shea at the helm - has pledged to continue the £500m success story at Sheffield Area.

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Levellers play The Leadmill on Saturday, July 15.

Leadmill date for Levellers

Folk-punk favourites Levellers celebrated the 25th anniversary of the release of their second full-length, and now classic, album Levelling the Land last year with a huge sold out tour of the UK, including a date in Sheffield.

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Boy On A Dolphin on stage. Picture: Tom Giblin.

Hometown shows for Sheffield favourites Boy on a Dolphin

Sheffield favourites Boy on a Dolphin are ready to wow fans old and new with two shows at a popular city venue.

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Australian rockers Massive play The Woolpack in Doncaster town centre.

Massive show set for Doncaster pub

Fans can expect big hair and an even bigger sound when Aussie rockers Massive take to the stage in Doncaster.

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Idlewild frontman Roddy Woomble. Picture: David Gillanders/

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Idlewild singer Roddy back with new album and South Yorkshire festival date

Idlewild frontman Roddy Woomble has announced a string of UK dates ahead of the release of his latest solo album – including a South Yorkshire festival appearance.

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The Silk Road.

Sheffield band on The Silk Road to Chesterfield album launch

Five-piece Celtic/folk punk band The Silk Road – from Sheffield and Chesterfield – launch their debut album with free show next week.

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Carly Paoli on stage with Andrea Bocelli.

Singing star Carly Paoli excited by Collabro tour

Things are going well for classical singer Carly Paoli.

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Sheffield indie stars The Sherlocks.

Sheffield show for The Sherlocks

Fresh from a triumphant support slot at Sheffield Arena, Steel City favourites The Sherlocks have announced another hometown show.

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To mark the launch of the Aviva Community Fund 2016, Martin Parr captured a weekly dress rehearsal of the Loxley Silver Band in Sheffield. The community group were awarded funding in 2015. �www.aviva.co.uk/community-fund. #CommunitySpirit � 2016 Martin Parr @ DMB, Magnum Photos.

Music: Band goes electronic

A concert in Sheffield on Saturday sees the culmination of three years’ work for Loxley Silver Band, in collaboration with renowned electronic music composer Barry Gilbey.

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Will You be heading along to see Eighties star Hazel O’Connor in Sheffield?

Will You be heading along to see Eighties star Hazel O’Connor in Sheffield?

A star of the Eighties has announced a special show in Sheffield – performing songs from her first three albums backed by a full electric band.

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