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Breaking Bigotry Benefit Band Night

Friday, March 10, 2017 - 20:30 at Gregson Centre, 33 Moorgate, Moor Lane, Lancaster, LA1 3PY

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.

The Robert Gillow

64 Market Street, Lancaster, LA1 1HP. Tel:01524 36092 

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.

John Otway back at the Platform

21/1/08: John Otway and his band will be performing at The Platform in Morecambe on Friday 8 February. John became notorious back in 1977, after an appearance on the the BBC's Old Grey Whistle Test with his former partner, Wild Willy Barrett. He had leapt astride Wild Willy's amplifier and lost his footing.

Midge Ure returns to the Platform

16/1/08: One of the UK’s finest vocalists, Midge Ure, will make a welcome return to Morecambe next month. Midge will be playing at the Platform in Morecambe, on Thursday 7 February as part of his European tour, performing a solo acoustic show. Midge has scooped both an Ivor Novello and a Grammy award amid a glittering career of achievements as a writer, singer and record producer.

Monday Night Jazz at the John O Gaunt, Lancaster for January 2008

28/12/07: Lancaster's John O'Gaunt pub continues to be the place for jazz fans on Monday nights with a variety of swinging sounds lined up for January. On 7th January 2008 guitar maestro Mark Townson takes the stand, followed on 14th January by trumpeter Melvyn Dod. January 21st offers Something Cool - a laid-back trio from Kendal featuring Paul Palmer on sax.

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