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Joyful Jesus and Mary Chain reunited and heading for Sheffield

The second coming of The Jesus and Mary Chain is far more about joy than the damage which led to the band’s break-up the first time around.

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The Sherlocks.

Sherlocks Living for the Moment of biggest Sheffield headline show

Rising South Yorkshire stars The Sherlocks are gearing up for a triumphant homecoming gig this weekend.

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VIDEO: Texas on tour to plug ninth album

VIDEO: Texas on tour to plug ninth album

Multi-million selling recording artists Texas are on an autumn tour to plug their latest long-player Jump On Board.

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Kevin Bryan’s record reviews

Kevin Bryan’s record reviews

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John Mayall. Picture: Roni Newman.

Veteran blues star, 83, has no plans to hang up guitar just yet

The veteran guitarist regarded by many people as the Godfather of British Blues returns to the UK for another tour which will feature tracks from his latest album, Talk About That – his 65th original long-player.

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The Buffalo Skinners.

Hometown show for Sheffield’s Buffalo Skinners

Members of a Sheffield songwriting collective are preparing for a special hometown show.

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Peatbog Faeries play at Off The Tracks festival.

Off The Tracks festival tickets up for grabs

Peatbog Faeries, Dub Pistols and Le Vent Du Nord headline this year’s Off The Tracks - and you win tickets to see them and free camping over the weekend.
We have teamed up with the festival promoter to give away a pair of weekend tickets, worth £160, which will entitle the winner to watch the bands at Donington Park Farmhouse and stay on the campsite for free.
The Crazy World of Arthur Brown, Misty In Roots and The Jar Family are among a stellar line-up of acts performing over the weekend of September 1 to 3.
Children’s activities include a costumed parade, workshops in circus, music, arts and crafts and enjoy hula hoops.
To win two weekend camping tickets, complete the name of this Off The Tracks headliner: Dub .......
Email the answer with your name, address and daytime phone number to: gay.bolton@jpress.co.uk
Entries close on August 29, 2017

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Kirk Brandon, right, and cellist Sam Sansbury.

Spear star Kirk Brandon set for acoustic Sheffield show

The veteran voice of Spear of Destiny, Theatre of Hate and Dead Men Walking is preparing for an “aKoustic” show in Sheffield.

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The Sherlocks are, from left, Josh Davidson, Kiaran Crook, Brandon Crook and Andy Davidson.

Sheffield’s Sherlocks Living for Moment of album release

Live for the Moment is the long-awaited debut album from Sheffield favourites The Sherlocks and the moment is finally here – it is out tomorrow.

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Sweet Little Machine.

Sweet competition for Sheffield bands

Up-and-coming bands across Sheffield could follow in the footsteps of Steel City pop-punk act Sweet Little Machine and win a slot on the Fireball Tour.

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Saints Among Us.

Saints Among Us in Doncaster

Four Saints will be among their South Yorkshire brethren when they roar on to the stage in Doncaster.

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Meadowlark are Kate McGill and Dan Broadley.

Meadowlark’s Postcard collection set to rock Sheffield’s Rocking Chair

Alt-pop duo Meadowlark are sending out Postcards ahead of a headline show in Sheffield.

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Kashmere play The Leopard in Doncaster later this month

Arctic Monkeys-inspired Kashmere aiming high ahead of Doncaster date

ere is a “good feeling” about Kashmere claims frontman Joey Newey as they prepare to go on tour – with his sights set on being as least as big as their inspiration, Sheffield’s own Arctic Monkeys.

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Rat Boy.

Scum signing at Sheffield store by Rat Boy

Fresh from selling out London’s Roundhouse and being sampled on Kendrick Lamar’s huge album Damn, musician Rat Boy releases his debut album tomorrow.

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Rachel Harrington.

‘Absolutely brilliant’ Rachel Harrington set for Sheffield show

Music lovers can expect “songs that conjure the ghosts of old America” according to Mojo music magazine when acoustic country star Rachel Harrington takes to the stage in Sheffield.

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Neon Waltz.

Neon Waltzing onto Sheffield stage

John O’Groats is probably most famous for being the end of the iconic length-of-Britain cycle route from Land’s End.

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Singer Lucy Spraggan.

Sheffield singing star Lucy Spraggan on the hunt for ambassadors

Sheffield singing star Lucy Spraggan is looking for fans to sign up and become ambassadors for her.

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Melvin Benn launching his ReBalance plans with Lande Hekt from punk rock band Muncie Girls, PRS Foundation chief executive Vanessa Reed and Lucy Wood, also from Festival Republic.

VIDEO: Festival boss launches ReBalance scheme to get more girls into music industry

Girl power got a helping hand today when one of the world's biggest music promoters launched an initiative in to encourage more female UK led bands, solo acts and sound engineers.

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From Scottish Highlands to Sheffield Greystones for singer Kaela

Kaela Rowan has come a long way since her teens when she was singing in folk bands in the Scottish Highlands – and is now heading for Sheffield.

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Courteeners frontman Liam Fray.

Acoustic Sheffield show for Courteeners singer

Fresh from a sell-out hometown concert in front of 50,000 people and warm-up gig at Sheffield’s O2 Academy, Courteeners frontman Liam Fray is returning to the Steel City venue – for a solo acoustic show.

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