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Lancaster Community Music Centre.

Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Jul 15 2017 except Sat Mar 11 2017. Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 09:00 to 13:30 at Lancaster Royal Grammar School, East Road, Lancaster LA1 3EF

Broken Dancefloors releases EP from Morecambe's H>O>D – aka House Of Daggers

17/2/16: Manchester-based record labelBroken Dancefloors, "the sound of the northern DIY hyper insomniac underground" is back with its second release - from a Morecambe-based artist.

Review: Haffner Orchestra

30/11/15: Haffner Orchestra Saturday, 28 November 2015 In the Great Hall, Lancaster University Reviewed by Henry Prince In its new musical director, the orchestra has found someone who, himself standing on the shoulders of giants, has already begun to lift the orchestra to even greater heights. As a long-standing patron, I have witnessed the development of these players over many years.

Review: Royal Northern College of Music Strings at Live at LICA

15/3/15: Royal Northern College of Music Strings at Live at LICA Thursday, 12 March 2015 in the Great Hall, Lancaster University Reviewed by Henry Prince Watching later as these 70-80 kids meandered across the empty stage in their street clothes with instruments in hand, on their backs or in tow, heading for the transport back to Manchester, it occurred to me that none of them was really old enough to...

Review: Yevgeny Sudbin at Live at LICA

30/11/14: Yevgeny Sudbinat Live at LICA Thursday, 27 November 2014 in the Great Hall, Lancaster University Reviewed by Sally Ryde If, Dear Reader, you are looking for a report of facts about the most recent event in this season’s Live at LICA concert series, then you may be pleased to learn that all went well. The programme was suitably varied and covered three centuries of composers and musical styles.

Review: Haffner Orchestra and Lancaster Singers

21/11/14: Haffner Orchestra and Lancaster Singers Saturday, 15 November 2014 In the Great Hall, Lancaster University Reviewed by Henry Prince Was it a case of ‘too many cooks spoil the broth’ or was the opposite the problem? Did, in fact, the soup need more stirring and the chefs were a little too reluctant to risk stepping on each other’s toes?

Review: Brecon Baroque at Live at LICA

16/3/14: Brecon Baroque at Live at LICA Thursday, 13 March 2014 in the Great Hall, Lancaster University Reviewed by Henry Prince Those who had googled this ensemble in advance will have had a growing excitement as the hour approached for the commencement of Thursday’s Live at LICA concert.

Review: Retorica at Live at LICA

10/3/14: Retorica at Live at LICA Thursday, 6 March 2014 in the Great Hall, Lancaster University Reviewed bySally Ryde Harriet MackenzieandPhilippa Momet at the Royal College of Music and have been persuading audiences artfully since 2010.

Review: Fidelio Trio at Live at LICA

4/3/14: Fidelio Trio at Live at LICA Thursday, 27 February 2014 in the Great Hall, Lancaster University Reviewed by Henry Prince Like followers of sport, music lovers know that what matters is not what you do but how you do it. Sport and music are both art forms. Both promote self-expression, either individually or in a team. An audience can participate vicariously in both experiences.

Review: Quartetto di Cremona at Live at LICA

10/2/14: Quartetto di Cremona at Live at LICA Thursday, 6 February 2014 in the Great Hall, Lancaster University Reviewed by Sally Ryde Paganini, the first composer on the programme, wrote three string quartets but needn't have bothered, whereas the second composer, Fritz Kreisler, who wrote only one, should have bothered more.

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Festive cheer from the Long Lost Band

6/12/12: Ace local muscians the Long Lost Band have just released "Twelfth Night", a wonderful Christmas single, and are promoting it with a video that was shot entirely in Lancaster. Locations include Moor Lane's Golden Lion pub and Castle Hill.

The Lancashire Hotpots help Police with some Musical Marketing for new post

11/6/12: One of the Lancashire's most popular musical exports have joined Lancashire Police Authority's campaign to promote this year's most important election. The Lancashire Hotpots have recorded a song and music video in support of 'Be Part of It!'; LPA's campaign to make people more aware of this year's vote to elect a Police and Crime Commissioner for Lancashire.

We do like to be beside the (Morecambe) seaside!

4/9/09: A fabulous evocation of the seaside entertainment and holiday atmosphere, enjoyed by millions in Morecambe’s heyday, is provided by the resort’s forthcoming ‘We do like to be beside the sea!’ festival.

Souled Out at Last Orders

26/8/09: Popular soul band Souled Out are gearing up for their first ever Lancaster gig next month, appearing at the Last Orders pub on Friday 4th September. Formed back in the 1990s Souled Out have carved themselves a reputation for putting on live and lively show which is hard to top.

Billie Holiday Tribute at The Dukes

20/8/09: Billie Holiday fans are in for a treat on 11 and 12th September when Dukes favourite Katrina Beckford brings God Bless the Child: An Evening with Billy Holiday to the venue. Direct from a successful run at this year’s Edinburgh Festival, God Bless the Child takes a glimpse into the life of one of the most extraordinary and enigmatic singers in music history.

Kenny Ball, Slade and More in Morecambe

20/8/09: The new season at Morecambe's Platform kicks off with top traditional jazz star Kenny Ball and his band on their 50th Anniversary Tour on Saturday 5th September - just one of many acts at The Platform and the Dome this Autumn.

Storey Seeks Out New Local Talent

9/8/09: Are you an aspiring superstar like Flight of the Conchords, Nine Inch Nails or Bill Bailey? Maybe you’re a mover and shaker like Tony Wilson or Murray Hewitt? Or perhaps you’re developing something completely new and original that you’re just waiting to reveal to the world?

Three Ages of Elvis Bow Out

28/7/09: Lancaster band Three Ages of Elvis have announced the band is soon to be no more -- and will be playing its last gig in August. "On 8th August, just days before the 32nd anniversary of our namesake's own lavvie-based demise, the majesty that is the Three Ages of Elvis will perform their final gig," says spokesman Jon Carter.

Appalachian Roots in Morecambe

24/10/08: An American old time music and dance variety show full of humour and skill comes to The Platform in Morecambe on Friday November 7. Appalachian Roots is a dynamic mix of traditional dance, song and instrumental music from the Southern Appalachian region of the United States, with a few international twists thrown in.

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