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Original Bananarama trio are back for a surprise reunion!

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Bananarama have announced a shock reunion with founder member Siobhan Fahey, who rejoins the band after leaving more than 30 years ago. Fahey left the group in 1988 and will now join Sara Dallin and Keren Woodward for a hugely-anticipated 15-date nationwide theatre tour. This will be the first time the trio ever toured together. [...]

Jack Up The 80s returns for 2017!

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Not too sexy for this party! “They’ve had Number 1’s all over the world and are another of those acts we’ve been after for several years now” said event organisers. Fred said: “We love the Isle of Wight, we first came here in 1991 as guests of the Radio 1 Roadshow. We’ve heard so many [...]

New Prince EP disappears from iTunes after lawsuit

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A judge has ruled in favour of the recent lawsuit against producer George Ian Boxhill, the man behind the forthcoming Prince EP. Boxhill allegedly signed a confidentiality agreement that stated all of his work with Prince “would remain Prince’s sole and exclusive property,” and as a result the lawsuit, which was filed by Paisley Park [...]

Let’s Rock Bristol returns with an exciting new format!

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Let’s Rock Bristol, The UK’s Favourite RETRO Festival takes place at Ashton Court Bristol on the weekend of the 2nd – 4th June. This year sees an exciting new format with an all-80s Saturday and a new all-90s Sunday! Classic Pop has teamed up with Let’s Rock to offer one lucky winner a pair of [...]

Walled Garden Music Fest Building To New Heights

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ABC, Embrace, Howard Jones, Thompson Twins’ Tom Bailey, and Jennifer Paige are among names for 2017 event. Get your tickets here: walledgardenmusicfest.co.uk One of the finest new additions to the boutique festival circuit, the delightful Walled Garden Music Fest, has unveiled the star-packed line-up for its third year, with an array of chart-topping acts. This [...]

Billy Ocean & Soul II Soul to headline Reload Festival

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TICKETS ON SALE FROM 10AM TODAY – www.reloadfestival.co.uk Sometimes a good song just sticks with you forever; Reload Festival knows a classic when it sees one and returns to Norfolk Showground this year with an amazing line-up perfectly designed to celebrate the good times. Embracing dancefloor fillers from every classic era of pop, disco, soul [...]

Sparks announce new album ‘Hippopotamus’

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Musical mavericks Sparks – Californian brothers Ron and Russell Mael – will release their new studio album ‘Hippopotamus’ on September 8th 2017 on BMG, accompanied by the first European dates of The Hippopotamus Tour. Recorded in Los Angeles, ‘Hippopotamus’ sees them take the pop form, shake it up, and create an album that is adventurous, fresh [...]

A NIGHT FOR CHRISTINA – stars gather for Children’s Brain Tumour Research Centre

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Eighties stars gather for a concert in support of the Kenny Thomas Family and The Children’s Brain Tumour Research Centre on 6th June at Under The Bridge, Chelsea, London. Kenny Thomas is one of the UK’s most celebrated soul singers. From his early 90s smash hits “Thinking About Your Love”, “Outstanding” and “Best Of You”, [...]

The Beatles: The Early Years Collectors Edition of Vintage Rock magazine is on sale now!

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The latest special Collectors Edition of Vintage Rock magazine is on sale now! Available at WH Smith, Sainsbury’s, Morrisons, Easons and independent newsagents, our lavishly illustrated 132-page bookazine pays tribute to the early years of The Beatles. Liverpool’s finest were quite simply the most important pop-cultural phenomenon that the 20th century and beyond has ever [...]

David Bowie mentor Lindsay Kemp stars in new Tim Arnold video

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Tim Arnold’s creative versatility recently led godfather of punk Iggy Pop to compare him to David Bowie. With three albums set to be released this year, Arnold, (who also leads the Save Soho group with Stephen Fry) has found time to further his film making and directing, with new single Change featuring the legendary dancer [...]