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Welling's Kate Bush hailed after first live performance for 35 years

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5:27pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Welling's Kate Bush returned to the stage last night (August 26) - 35 years after her last live performance.

Bromley pop star Pixie Lott named 11th celebrity on Strictly Come Dancing 2014

News Shopper: STAR ACT: Pixie Lott

3:29pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Bromley pop star Pixie Lott has been confirmed as the eleventh contestant on the ever popular Strictly Come Dancing.

Pop Idol Gareth Gates headed for Gravesend with Britain's Got Talent winner in tow

News Shopper: Gareth Gates will be playing at Bromley Football club next month.

11:06am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Pop Idol and West End star Gareth Gates is set to take to the stage at The Woodville in Gravesend on September 28.

Frank Turner talks about On Blackheath, playing Greenwich's O2 and his new record

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10:39am Wednesday 27th August 2014

With a gig at the O2 and numerous festival gigs under his belt, not to mention an album virtually written and a forthcoming headline festival gig at Blackheath, folk-punk troubadour Frank Turner has had a ‘relaxed’ year.

Morrissey announces Greenwich show

News Shopper: Morrissey

3:49pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Indie icon Morrissey has announced his first London show since 2011, and it will be in Greenwich.

Heavy rain and thunder forecast doesn't stop the party at South West Four

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11:26am Tuesday 26th August 2014

Even the Gods couldn’t stop the festival-goers at South West Four from enjoying the party this bank holiday weekend.

Welling's Kate Bush returns to the stage tonight

News Shopper: A video of Kate Bush lookalikes dancing to Wuthering Heights was our second most popular video of the month...

10:05am Tuesday 26th August 2014

Singer Kate Bush returns to the stage tonight - 35 years after her only tour.

World’s greatest Elvis tribute to rock Dartford

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4:03pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Considered to be the best Elvis tribute act in the world, Lee Memphis King leads a fun Rock N Roll Heaven evening at The Orchard Theatre in Dartford on September 22.

Kaiser Chiefs book Greenwich date

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3:58pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Indie rock band the Kaiser Chiefs will play in Greenwich’s O2 Arena next year.

Show celebrating Musical Icons set to tour care homes

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3:21pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A one-woman show celebrating some of the greatest musical talent of the past century is set to tour care homes throughout south east London.

Rapper Professor Green discusses his new album and why Lewisham police are 'silly sods'

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4:35pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

The fact Professor Green’s latest, appropriately-titled album Growing Up in Public reflects his life over the past couple of years is reason enough to listen.

PICTURES: Orpington's new music festival, Priory Live

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3:19pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Orpington has celebrated its inaugural free music festival. 

Beckenham's Haircut 100 frontman Nick Heyward chats about the 80s at Rewind Festival

News Shopper:

8:57am Tuesday 19th August 2014

It was a Fantastic Day for 80s pop star Nick Heyward on Saturday when he performed at 80s retro Rewind Festival.

Magic Numbers to play Bromley record store on Monday

News Shopper: Band to take over charity shop

3:51pm Friday 15th August 2014

The Magic Numbers will perform in a Bromley music store to mark the release of their new album.

Goldsmiths student's Music Crawl will turn New Cross into a walking concert

News Shopper: PubSpy reviews the Amersham Arms in New Cross

2:56pm Thursday 14th August 2014

Forget pub crawls, music crawls could be the way forward.

Frank Turner, Gizzi Erskine at exclusive On Blackheath festival launch

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2:01pm Thursday 7th August 2014

On Blackheath’s headliner Frank Turner gave a sneak preview of next month’s festival at an intimate launch party last night.

Britain's Got Talent winner Paul Potts prepares new tour and album

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10:44am Thursday 7th August 2014

Britain’s Got Talent’s first winner, Paul Potts, is set to release a new album and go on a tour that takes in Croydon.

Violin prodigy joins young Kent musicians for radio preview show

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1:26pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

Young Kent musicians got an early chance to play with one of the world’s eminent violinists on the radio ahead of a concert at the end of the month.

Beckenham's David Bowie donates to bandstand he once played on at first ever 'Free Festival'

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11:54am Monday 4th August 2014

Beckenham's David Bowie is making another donation to the restoration fund for a bandstand where he once performed.

VIDEO: Bromley pop star Pixie Lott took 'risk' with new album

News Shopper: STAR ACT: Pixie Lott

11:10am Thursday 31st July 2014

Bromley singer Pixie Lott says her new album felt like a gamble, because she has moved away from pop and dance tunes.

Interview: Deptford band Athlete ready for rare homecoming gig at On Blackheath festival

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1:52pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

These days, you’re more likely to spot chart-topping indie band Athlete at a south east London boozer enjoying a quiet pint than on stage at Glastonbury.

South east London band RetroMuso serve up classic rock sound

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12:28pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A veteran band from south east London has produced a slice of vintage rock on their new album.

Classical music prodigy Chloe Hanslip to join Kent's young musicians in concert

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4:56pm Monday 28th July 2014

Kent’s best young musicians will get the chance to perform with an internationally acclaimed classical music star.

Nashville actor Sam Palladio's southern US accent was made in Sidcup

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11:39am Monday 28th July 2014

Adopting a convincing southern American accent for a major US TV series would be intimidating for some, but not if you’ve studied in Sidcup.

VIDEO: Millwall fan band Exit Black excited by Lions link

News Shopper: VIDEO Bands to look out for: Exit Black

9:25am Monday 28th July 2014

A Millwall fan has achieved a goal after his band featured on one of the club’s official videos.

Beckenham singer Kit Rice's Nonsense is fans' summer jam

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3:56pm Friday 25th July 2014

A singer-songwriter from Beckenham is ready to make waves with his Nonsense.

Beckenham pub to host free three day live music festival

News Shopper: The Theme: Reece Wiggett (left) guitar, Gary Davies, vocals, Martin Gamby, drums, Anthony Morgan, bass, and Paul Bassom, guitar

11:45am Thursday 24th July 2014

Great bands and great craic will be the order of the day at the beginning of the month as an Irish bar in Beckenham hosts its own free three-day music festival.

Plumstead's Lee Ryan releasing single with indie band Rubylux

News Shopper: Lee Ryan is among the stars to show off their football skills

11:29am Thursday 24th July 2014

Plumstead pop star Lee Ryan has teamed up with an indie band for their latest single.

The Black Keys to play Greenwich

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10:41am Thursday 24th July 2014

Rock duo The Black Keys will play in Greenwich as part of their Turn Blue tour next year.

Countdown to Greenwich Music Time featuring Jools Holland, Russell Watson and Goldfrapp

News Shopper: Jools Holland

10:17am Thursday 24th July 2014

Greenwich is less than a month away from a major outdoor music series.

Gerry and the Pacemakers returning to Dartford with 60s Gold

News Shopper: Gerry Marsden and his band

2:59pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Five decades have passed since they first hit number one and Merseybeat record breakers Gerry and the Pacemakers are heading back to Dartford.

Catford rapper ShaoDow follows in footsteps of Dr Dre

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2:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Fiercly independent Catford rapper ShaoDow has taken a leaf out of Dr Dre’s book by selling a line of headphones.

'A lot of bridges were burnt': East 17 discuss new line-up and London gig next week

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10:48am Monday 21st July 2014

Everyone knows that the best boybands were made in the nineties and one of the grittiest is on the comeback trail.

South east London band Josh Flowers and the Wild discuss local music scene, festivals and Magners gig

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5:23pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

Front man of Josh Flowers and The Wild talks the Great Escape festival, the band’s conception and the music community in London.

Wu Tang Clan's Raekwon, DJ Yoda and Scratch Perverts join Greenwich's Brooklyn Bowl line-up

News Shopper: Dan Le Sac (left) and Scroobius Pip. Picture by JoLi Studios

4:54pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

The recently-opened Brooklyn Bowl bar-cum-venue at the O2 has announced list of cool new gigs following recent sets from the likes of Pharrell and The Dandy Warhols.

Actor Joe McGann talks about his Bromley-bound show April in Paris and sibling rivalry

News Shopper:

2:46pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

In April in Paris, a couple whose relationship is on the rocks when a weekend break on the continent reignites their zest for life and each other.

6 thoughts from British Summer Time family day at Hyde Park

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1:27pm Monday 14th July 2014

The Barclaycard Presents British Summer Time festival at Hyde Park finished on a high, with a fantastic family day.

Linkin Park add second Greenwich date

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11:57am Friday 11th July 2014

In the End, it didn’t even matter if you didn’t get tickets to see Linkin Park at the O2 on November 23 because the band has added another date.

Dartford rocker denies being Brazil jinx

News Shopper: Brazil fans hold a poster depicting Rolling Stones singer Sir Mick Jagger wearing a Germany shirt before the World Cup semifinal match between Brazil and Germany (AP)

10:30am Thursday 10th July 2014

Despite being branded a jinx for the football teams he backs, Dartford's Sir Mick Jagger is refusing to take the blame for Brazil's World Cup thrashing on Tuesday, which he watched live in Belo Horizonte.

Linkin Park announce Greenwich show

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10:01am Tuesday 8th July 2014

Multi platinum rockers Linkin Park are heading to Greenwich on this autumn’s European tour.

Grace Jones joins Blackheath festival bill

News Shopper: Grace Jones to headline Kent festival

9:34am Tuesday 8th July 2014

Eighties icon Grace Jones will join Massive Attack at On Blackheath festival in September.

LeeFest close to selling out

News Shopper: Wonderland Beach at LeeFest

9:02am Tuesday 8th July 2014

A festival that was born in a Beckenham back garden and has expanded to take over a farm outside Bromley is on course to sell out.

Scouting for Girls, The Beat to headline Dartford Festival

News Shopper: Scouting for Girls will play at Hardwick Live

8:48am Tuesday 8th July 2014

Scouting for Girls lead an impressive bill at this year’s Dartford Festival (July 19 and 20).

VIDEO: Britain's Got Talent winners Diversity teach Vibe to dance

News Shopper:

1:59pm Monday 7th July 2014

Learn from the best, they say.

Neon Jungle's Bromley singer Jess Plummer buzzing about festival gigs, debut album

News Shopper:

10:19am Monday 7th July 2014

Fresh from their first big festival gigs, pop group Neon Jungle are raring to unleash their next single and debut album.

8 crazy stunts pulled by McBusted at British Summer Time at Hyde Park

News Shopper:

9:34am Monday 7th July 2014

Supergroup of the moment McBusted headlined British Summer Time at Hyde Park yesterday night (Sunday, July 6) and brought with them a whole bag of tricks to see them through their two hour set.

REVIEW: The Libertines reunite at British Summer Time at Hyde Park

News Shopper:

9:18am Sunday 6th July 2014

Pete barged into Carl, Carl tumbled into Pete and they both ended up sprawling and intertwined on the stage floor.

6 things we learnt as Black Sabbath headlined British Summer Time at Hyde Park

News Shopper:

8:59am Saturday 5th July 2014

Rock fans revelled at Hyde Park last night (July 4) as the Ozzy Osbourne fronted Black Sabbath performed the lead slot at the second night of British Summer Time at Hyde Park.

Beckenham event to remember David Bowie's Free Festival returns

News Shopper: Angie Bowie and Mary Finnigan at the Free Festival in 1969

4:17pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

David Bowie and The Beckenham Arts Lab organised a legendary Free Festival on August 16, 1969.

The Who begin 'long farewell' with 50th anniversary Greenwich gig

News Shopper: IN CONCERT: Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend

3:40pm Monday 30th June 2014

Rock legends The Who will celebrate their 50th anniversary at the O2 in December.






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