Girls Aloud To Bring Something New

Girls Aloud To Bring Something New

Girls Aloud To Bring Something New

The girls are back in town…! After months of speculation the UK’s number one girl band have announced their return and the LG Arena will welcome Cheryl, Kimberley, Nadine, Nicola and Sarah next year as part of Girls Aloud’s arena tour. [Read more…]

Kate Nash Performs At LFW

Kate Nash

Kate Nash

In the run up to the release of her third album, Brit Award-winning singer and songwriter, Kate Nash will be performing live at London Fashion Week. It’s a surprise as to which show it will be, but we can reveal that it is an on-schedule show taking place on day one of London Fashion Week – the 14th of September.

Steve Miller Band, Albums Reissued

Steve Miller Band

Steve Miller Band

Edsel Records is proud to announce its reissue programme of the legendary first five albums by the Steve Miller Band, originally released between 1968 and 1970, issued in Special Digipak Editions. The albums will be released on Monday 8th October 2012. [Read more…]

The Musician Daniel Scannell

Daniel Scannell

Daniel Scannell is a Cork based Surfer/Musician. In 2004 at the age of 19 Daniel moved to Mayo where he became immersed in Ireland’s growing surf culture and was introduced to the music of Artists such as Jack Johnson, Ben Harper and Xavier Rudd. [Read more…]

Jim Henman launches new album

Jim Henman launches new Album

Jim Henman launches new Album

From a journey that started over 40 years ago, as one of the founding members of the Canadian Rock Group April Wine, comes a new album by Jim Henman entitled “Same Old Feeling”. [Read more…]

Etta James Jazz Singer 1938 – 2012

Etta James Jazz Singer 1938 – 2012

Etta James Jazz Singer 1938 – 2012

Etta James has died after fighting leukemia and the ravages of the awful disease related complications.

James will be remembered for her powerful love song. At Last

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25 Years Of Spreading The Lurve

Ambrose Harcourt - Mr Lurve

Ambrose Harcourt - Mr Lurve

He is the Barry White of Sussex and there aren’t many people in the area who can say we haven’t heard his deep romantic tones on the radio.

Ambrose Harcourt, “Mr Lurve” is celebrating 25 years of spreading the Lurve to Sussex, London and the Southeast of England where he has been broadcasting all this time.

He joined Southern Sound Radio in 1986 to present a Soul and R & B show on Saturdays, called SOUL DIRECTION. The show finished at 11pm and then there was a sponsored show which ran from 11pm till Midnight when the station closed down for the night. [Read more…]

Families Out of Tune on Music Education

Music Eucation Program

Music Eucation Program

ATLANTA – More than half of U.S. children and adults have never received music education, though a majority (68 percent) thinks it’s important, says a new IBOPE Zogby poll* commissioned by Primrose Schools, The Leader in Educational Child Care ®. Over 70 percent of adults recognize that music education enhances children’s music appreciation, cognitive development and creativity. However, over the past 15 years, many school music programs have been cut to reduce budgets and to spend more time on math and reading instruction. [Read more…]

UK record for Back to Black

Amy Winehouse

Amy Winehouse

Back To Black returned to the top of the charts a week after the death of Amy Whinehouse, going on to sell more than 3,259,100 copies to become the best-selling album of the century in the UK. [Read more…]

Gilbert & Sullivan Musical Gettysberg

 

Gilbert & Sulivan Musical Gettysberg

Gilbert & Sulivan Musical Gettysberg

The stage is set in Gettysburg for yet another invasion – a British musical invasion – and it’s coming this summer. The 2011 International Gilbert & Sullivan Festival in Gettysburg will be the largest and most comprehensive event in North America celebrating the works of British lyricist W. S. Gilbert and composer Arthur Sullivan. The Festival returns for a second year with an expanded program of the duo’s comedic operas, complemented by plays, recitals, and educational seminars. [Read more…]