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FESTIVAL NEWS: Stellar line-up unveiled for 2018 York’s Little Festival of Live Music!

Having received over 700 applications from bands and musicians from across the country eager to play at the 2018 York’s Little Festival of Live Music, the team behind the annual event are delighted to be unveiling the line-up for this year’s 28-hour live music festival, which will take place alongside the York Food and Drink Festival on Parliament Street from Friday 21st – Saturday 29th September (excluding 24th and 25th September)

TOUR NEWS: Mean Mary August to October 2018 dates

Mean Mary (Mary James) is an international touring musician and award winning author. World renowned for her lightning-fast fingers and raw, unmistakable vocal sound, Mean Mary’s story songs, fast songs, sad songs and songs...

CAMPAIGN NEWS: After 4-Year Campaign Agent of Change is Here

It finally happened. After four solid years of campaigning by Music Venue Trust, Agent of Change entered into UK planning advice in the National Planning Policy Framework on 24 July.

GIG NEWS: Globetrotting troubadour Irish Mythen heading to Pocklington

When Irish Mythen performs live at Pocklington Arts Centre on Thursday 13 September it will be one of only a handful of UK 2018 dates for the Irish-born contemporary Canadian singer-songwriter. Irish’s forthcoming performance at...

FESTIVAL NEWS: Tramlines Festival & Sheffield City Council announce permanent memorial to Sarah Nulty,...

Following the tragic passing of Festival Director, Sarah Nulty who died just weeks before the tenth edition of Tramlines, plans have now been confirmed for a permanent memorial to Sarah on Devonshire Green, the...