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A talented young musician, taught at Oldham Music Centre, has been chosen to play at the Royal Albert Hall as part of the BBC Symphony Orchestra.
Date Published 12/06/2018
Live music fanatics are in for a real treat on Saturday, July 7, when PopUp Promotions bring two amazing bands to its latest show at Uppermill Civic Hall.
Date Published 11/06/2018
A brilliant mix of live bands and DJs are set to strut their considerable stuff at an M35 Music all-day event at Austerlands Cricket Club on bank holiday Sunday, August 26.
Hundreds of Oldham’s best and brightest young and community musicians are set to get the town centre rocking at this year’s Summer Festival.
Date Published 06/06/2018
According to the Twisted Wheel press release copy I received recently, the current ‘Snakes and Ladders’ tour is all about the band blowing the ladders of opportunity they were...
Date Published 02/06/2018
Live music fanatics lapped up the family friendly Strummercamp festival, which took place in Oldham for the first time.
Date Published 29/05/2018
Early rain and thick clouds failed to dampen spirits among thousands of fans who attended yesterday's Whit Friday brass band contests.
Date Published 26/05/2018
At its creation in 1900, Elgar’s Dream of Gerontius was thought to be ‘daring, even difficult’, but 118 years later Oldham Choral Society and the East Lancs Sinfonia had no...
Date Published 14/05/2018
If the forthcoming royal wedding is not going to be your thing, there is a very special music alternative on offer at the Smokies Park Hotel in Bardsley.
Date Published 10/05/2018
Young musicians are looking good as well as sounding great, thanks to a generous donation from Saddleworth Round Table.
Date Published 08/05/2018
Logistical issues have been cited as a major reason for promoters’ Ginger Pigeon’s decision to cancel the Atmosphere festival.
Date Published 03/05/2018
Now in their 20th year, Abba Fever is one of the most successful touring live Abba productions in the UK and Europe.
Date Published 25/04/2018
The Oldham Music Centre Youth Brass Band once again secured golden glory, this time at a prestigious event in Warwick.
A youth music project has received national funding to help it continue to grow its work around Oldham.
The Boyzlife tour is heading to Manchester, bringing together members of two of the biggest boybands in history - Boyzone and Westlife.
Date Published 24/04/2018
The Oldham Choral Society, which currently boasts around 130 members, is gearing up for its latest major concert.
Date Published 20/04/2018
Thanks to our friends at Ginger Pigeon Promotions, the Chronicle has got THREE sets of FOUR 'Atmosphere' festival tickets available to give away in our latest brilliant...
Date Published 18/04/2018
Legendary Oldham live music venue Whittle's is reopening on Friday, April 27.
Legendary Oldham live music venue Whittle’s has announced that it has closed down.
Date Published 11/04/2018
This inaugural event takes place on Saturday, June 30 with six hours of entertainment featuring an eclectic mix of musical genres from tributes to Britney Spears, Lionel Richie...
Date Published 10/04/2018
Following their performance at the northern regional heat of the National Concert Band Festival last November, the Oldham Music Centre Youth Wind Band were invited to play in the...
From the music that inspired the hit hollywood film Jersey Boys, and shows that are still running today, comes the defining sound of the 60s and 70s.
Date Published 09/04/2018
A cracking night of live music and dancing is in prospect on Saturday, May 19 - inside a barn in Scouthead!
Date Published 06/04/2018
A big shout-out to local up-and-coming outfits the Recreation and Freeda, who have made it onto 2018’s immense Cotton Clouds festival bill on Saturday, August 18.
A full house at the Playhouse 2 afforded a warm welcome to Kiki Dee and Carmelo Luggeri on the second night of their 2018 UK tour.
Date Published 26/03/2018
Oldham Music Centre has this week been celebrating the musical talent so evident within the borough as part of the national ‘Get Creative Festival'.
Date Published 23/03/2018
Local diva Nicola Mills’ main aim in life is to bring opera to the people.
Date Published 21/03/2018
Beatlemania is about to Get Back to Manchester city centre this year!
Players at the Dobcross Youth Band are gearing up for what promises to be a mammoth, hopefully record-breaking 24-hour rehearsal session on Good Friday.
Date Published 20/03/2018
Internationally acclaimed folk band, Other Roads, played a typically excellent set at Shaw’s hidden gem, the Playhouse 2.
Date Published 14/03/2018
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