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Opera North aims to deliver its £18 million redevelopment project by winter 2020

Photo Credit: Opera North Press Officer, Rowland Thomas

By Jacob Smith Opera North’s redevelopment project Music Works is still on course to be completed by December 2020 despite a few minor setbacks. The original completion date for Music Works’ campaign was set for spring 2020 but Howard Assembly Room General Manger, Richard Ashton said: “The project is a little late in terms of delivery, we’re now looking at […]

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Campaign group Bradford Live win multi-million pound bid to develop the Bradford Odeon.

Campaign group Bradford Live win multi-million pound bid to develop the Bradford Odeon.

By Harry McMullen Local campaign group, Bradford Live have won the council bid to develop the Bradford Odeon. The Odeon, which has been derelict since 2000, will undergo and £23million pound refurbishment turning the site into a state of the art performance space. The project is expected to be completed by Autumn of 2020, 150 years on from the completion […]

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Vinyl fans on the increase as Leeds record shops celebrate Record Store Day 2018

Vinyl fans on the increase as Leeds record shops celebrate Record Store Day 2018

By Luke Hudson RECORD SHOPS in Leeds celebrated Record Store Day 2018 on April 21. Record Store Day is an annual event where bands and artists release special edition vinyl records which can only be purchased from independent record shops.

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Zara Larsson heads to Leeds for next stop on So Good tour

Zara Larsson heads to Leeds for next stop on So Good tour

By Katie Haseldine SWEDISH SINGER and songwriter, Zara Larsson, will play at the Leeds O2 Academy tomorrow night (Sunday).

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Leeds has the luck of the Irish with huge celebration for St Patrick’s Day Parade

Leeds has the luck of the Irish with huge celebration for St Patrick’s Day Parade

By Lauren Entwistle MORE THAN 5,000 people poured into Millennium Square to celebrate the Leeds Irish community with the annual St Patrick’s Day Parade last Sunday.

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Headaches in Headingley as student parties cause noise nuisance

Headaches in Headingley as student parties cause noise nuisance

By Jack Goodman MORE THAN three quarters of noise complaints in Headingley are caused by loud music and parties. A study found that in the LS6 area – a well known hotspot for student accommodation – approximately 83% of the complaints were classified as either ‘party’ or ‘music’ between January and September.

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Decks the halls! Music shops hoping for record sales as vinyl revolution takes hold

Decks the halls! Music shops hoping for record sales as vinyl revolution takes hold

By Rajdeep Jheeta RECORD SHOPS in West Yorkshire are dreaming of a black Christmas as music fans make it a bumper year for the return of vinyl.

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Thanks for the memories…

Thanks for the memories…

Music fans and artists alike were left bitterly disappointed after iconic Leeds music venue The Cockpit announced it is closing its doors after 20 years. The Pit was considered one of the greatest gig venue’s in city and an integral pillar in the Leeds music scene and its closure will leave a giant tunnel shaped hole that can’t be replaced. […]

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Yorkshire gets a taste of pioneering arts at culture festival

Yorkshire gets a taste of pioneering arts at culture festival

Bradford will be treated to punk-poets, folk musicians and film directors when the RECON festival arrives at venues across the city, later this month The festival will bring some of the world’s leading artists to West Yorkshire, some of whom have had their work featured at the Tate Modern and other leading art installations. Director Anand Patwardhan and musician King […]

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VIDEO: Leeds Arena one year milestone

VIDEO: Leeds Arena one year milestone

Leeds’ First Direct Arena celebrated its first milestone yesterday, with the venue officially hosting concerts for one year since opening in 2013. Yorkshire Voice’s Gayathri Kanagasundaram was in Leeds, asking people what they thought about the venue, watch the video here:

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