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Fans of Oldham’s former Million Billion Band will be delirious to hear that Boots, Mike Malone and the gang will be back for a special one-off charity gig on Friday, August 31,...
Date Published 05/07/2018
Almost three years of steady progress mean indie-popsters Corella are happy with the impact they have made so far, but they want more.
Date Published 02/07/2018
Well-i-hole Farm in Greenfield will be the place to be this weekend as the Saddleworth Summer Show returns with a double bang.
Date Published 25/06/2018
Musicians from all schools across Oldham took to the stage at the Queen Elizabeth Hall to celebrate the wealth of talent and opportunity in the borough.
Radical new plans to strengthen Greater Manchester’s music scene, from established artists to up-and-coming musicians of all genres, have been revealed.
Date Published 22/06/2018
Busker Dave has been out and about in Oldham doing his bit for Make Music Day, the annual celebration of free music which has gone ahead today (Thursday, June 21), and he didn’t...
Date Published 21/06/2018
A new single due out soon and a mini-tour of the UK means Saddleworth indie prospects Gardenback are gearing up for an exciting summer.
Date Published 19/06/2018
Inner City Music Limited, the charity that owns and operates Manchester’s multi award-winning music venue Band on the Wall, has announced that Arts Council England has approved...
Date Published 18/06/2018
Rock’n’rollers the Miners are to play an acoustic set at this year’s Oldham Community Festival, and they could well turn into stars of the show.
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...
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