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  • Fires and Fireplace head for 02 dream gig

    Fires and Fireplace head for 02 dream gig

    By Tom Sharpe on Fri 10 Jun 2011

    MUSIC student Mark Andrews headed off to university hoping to secure himself a degree—but has found himself battling for a £50,000 record deal as well.

  • Talent winner Sadie hits iTunes with new single

    Talent winner Sadie hits iTunes with new single

    By Naumaan Farooq on Tue 17 May 2011

    POP wannabe Sadie Bates is releasing her first single on iTunes next month after a winning a school talent competition.

  • Village hall date for Julian Jones

    Village hall date for Julian Jones

    By Tom Sharpe on Thu 05 May 2011

    AN upbeat acoustic set by singer-songwriter Julian Jones is set to be the latest live music in a tiny village hall with an oversized reputation for attracting top acts.

  • VIDEO: Singer Ben Folds improvises Rotherham woman's song

    VIDEO: Singer Ben Folds improvises Rotherham woman's song

    By Gareth Dennison on Fri 01 Apr 2011

    .LYRICAL Lisa Twigg penned a song for the artist whose music she walked down the aisle to—and was stunned to see him perform it live on stage.

  • Village hall gig for ex-Lindisfarne folk star

    Village hall gig for ex-Lindisfarne folk star

    By Tom Sharpe on Tue 15 Mar 2011

    FORMER Lindisfarne star Billy Mitchell is preparing for an intimate village gig as part of a highly-rated folk double act.

  • Fake Festivals on look-out for real Rotherham talent

    Fake Festivals on look-out for real Rotherham talent

    By Richard Smith on Fri 25 Feb 2011

    UP-and-coming bands are being offered a chance to perform alongside the stars when a successful touring music festival rolls into Rotherham next summer.

  • Jayne's tribute to pop icon Annie Lennox

    Jayne's tribute to pop icon Annie Lennox

    By Admin on Wed 23 Feb 2011

    SWEET dreams are coming to Rotherham's Civic Theatre this March as Annie Lennox’s greatest songs are brought to the stage by look-alike Jayne Middleton.

  • James takes top trumpet prize

    James takes top trumpet prize

    By Gareth Dennison on Fri 18 Feb 2011

    A TALENTED trumpeter has become the first winner of an award created in memory of a popular Dearne Valley music teacher.

  • The Tivoli want votes to win gig of a lifetime

    The Tivoli want votes to win gig of a lifetime

    By Michael Upton on Thu 17 Feb 2011

    ROTHERHAM rockers The Tivoli release their new single next month—and they’re hoping to celebrate with a trip to a once-in-a-lifetime gig.

  • The Old Dance School set for village hall gig

    The Old Dance School set for village hall gig

    By Admin on Tue 01 Feb 2011

    A SEVEN-piece folk band will be taking a break from promoting its second album and heading to a rural village hall for a one-off gig.

  • Punk duo aim for Live and Unsigned success

    Punk duo aim for Live and Unsigned success

    By Naumaan Farooq on Mon 31 Jan 2011

    A TWO-man band strumming for success have hit all the right notes by reaching the regional final of a talent show.

  • Four of Rotherham's best unite for showcase gig

    Four of Rotherham's best unite for showcase gig

    By Michael Upton on Mon 31 Jan 2011

    ROTHERHAM singer-songwriter Ian Huddleston is bringing four of the town’s top acts together for a one-night only showcase.

  • Lady E launches DIY album

    Lady E launches DIY album

    By Gareth Dennison on Fri 10 Dec 2010

    A TEENAGE rapper with dreams of signing to a record label yesterday released her new album—recorded in her home studio.

  • Jay to launch single at Liquid

    Jay to launch single at Liquid

    By Naumaan Farooq on Tue 23 Nov 2010

    A PROMISING Rotherham performer who is to release his debut single on Monday will be taking to the stage next week for an official launch night.

  • MUSIC MEMORIES: Punk girls, the Boys from Bury and Jarvis Cocker

    MUSIC MEMORIES: Punk girls, the Boys from Bury and Jarvis Cocker

    By Richard Smith on Wed 10 Nov 2010

    LOCAL author Tony Beesley has been recording Rotherham's pop and rock history in his 'Our Generation' trilogy of books. He opened his archive to rotherhamdvertiser.co.uk to give us a glimpse of the town's music fans getting their teenage kicks way back in