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Beth Hart

She was the talker, I was the clown. I arranged my interview with Beth Hart at the end of her 2017 European tour. It was the last night of the tour at Sentrum Scene. Oslo was cold and Christmas beckoned. But Beth was chilled and relaxed after a swim and we began to chat as …

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Marillion 2018 UK Tour

Prog rock giants MARILLION announce 7 new UK dates in April 2018 on the back of their October show at The Royal Albert Hall, which sold out within four minutes of going on sale, and The London Palladium in November, which also sold out in record time. MARILLION’S music is more than prog, it’s musically-experimental and yet-emotional. …

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Little Barrie

Having just released their highly anticipated 5th studio album ‘Death Express’, LITTLE BARRIE have a slew of live dates throughout 2017 including two in our region.  Teaser single ‘Love or Love’ was released last December to critical acclaim. New single ‘Produkt’ was released on 30th June 2017. The forthcoming video has been directed by Douglas Hart (founding member …

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Imelda May

Many fans were taken aback by the publicity shots for the forthcoming Imelda May tour, which kicks off in Ipswich this week.   Gone was the rock-a-billy hair, the loud colours and the makeup.  Instead what we were seeing was the real Imelda May in black and white. The change of style came about following the …

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Post War Glamour Girls

Leeds’ much loved post-punk quartet Post War Glamour Girls have announced details of their third album ‘Swan Songs’ which will be released on Hide & Seek Records on the 17th of April. ‘Swan Songs’, the follow up to 2015’s acclaimed ‘Feeling Strange’ and their outstanding debut album, 2014’s ‘Pink Fur’ is musically reminiscent of The Pixies and Wild …

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Cambridge Folk Festival 2017

Cambridge Folk Festival has just revealed the first artists for next year’s bill including one of Britain’s most exciting talents Jake Bugg, who the Festival have invited to return to headline Sunday night with an acoustic set. Jake’s progress from performing in 2012 at the Festival’s smallest stage, The Den, to headlining Stage 1 is …

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Beauty and The Beast

Beauty and The Beast Cambridge Junction NIE and Tobacco Factory A trip to Cambridge Junction for their annual Christmas Show is becoming something of a tradition here at Grapevine.  With all of our theatres awash with Panto dames and double entendre, NIE & Tobacco Factory have produced yet another show devoid of the traditional vaudeville banalities. Beauty and the Beast has been a mainstream Panto favourite for many …

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Imelda May 2017 UK Tour

Imelda May has announced her first UK tour in over three years in support of her highly anticipated new album ‘Life, Love, Flesh, Blood’ due for release in March 2017.  And the great news for us here in the East of England is that there are THREE opportunities to see her! If you don’t know …

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Leo Moran

*Please note: the tour has been rescheduled, see more here*  After a three-and-a-half-year break, the Saw Doctors are back on the road with a UK tour that kicks off at The Tramshed in Cardiff on 28th November.   Tony Bell talks with founding member Leo Moran about the band, the Waterboys legacy and how you become …

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Corinne Bailey Rae

Some people seem to come alive when they sing, Corinne Bailey Rae is one of those people.  This diminutive woman from Leeds, who shot to fame ten years ago following her nomination as the predicted number one breakthrough act by a BBC poll of music critics, entertained her fans last night at Cambridge Corn Exchange …

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