VIDEO: Kimberley Walsh and Alistair Griffin's Tour de France soundtrack to be released on Monday

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Alistair Griffin and Kimberley Walsh, who sing Tour de France anthem The Road.

10:07pm Friday 27th June 2014

The official anthem of Yorkshire's Grand Depart, featuring Bradford pop star Kimberley Walsh, will be released on Monday as the countdown to the Tour de France continues.

Bradford church musicians hit the main UK charts

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Life Church musicians sing their praises in Dance Again

4:26pm Thursday 5th June 2014

Normally it takes a talent-show winner or record industry muscle to shake up the record charts.

New material on show from folk pioneers

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Fairport Convention to play Ilkley

11:00am Friday 16th May 2014

Fairport Convention are widely regarded as the most important group in the English folk rock movement.

Bands vie for spot at Bingley Music Live at Keighley venue

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bingley Music Live fans

8:00am Friday 16th May 2014

Four of the finest local bands will be picked to star at this year’s Bingley Music Live during the grand final of this year’s search for new talent tonight.

Superstars of Soul charge into town

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Jaki Graham

7:00am Friday 16th May 2014

Soul stars Geno Washington, The Foundations and Jaki Graham are in Bradford tonight. The show, called Superstars of Soul, is billed as “an evening of supercharged soul music presented by an array of soul’s finest”. Heading the line-up is Geno Washington and The Ram Jam Band whose hits include Water, Hi Hazel, Que Sera Sera and Michael.  The Foundations are best known for their two biggest hits, Baby Now That I’ve Found You, a Number 1 hit in the 1960s, and Build Me Up Buttercup. Special guest Jaki Graham’s hits include Could It Be I’m Falling In Love? with David Grant, Round and Around, Heaven Knows, Mated, Set Me Free and Breaking Away. The show is at St George’s Hall tonight. Tickets are available on (01274) 432000.

Pick your day for Bingley Music Live pop spectacular

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The Pet Shop Boys Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe who are headlining Bingley Music Live

12:10am Wednesday 14th May 2014

Party-goers at this year’s Bingley Music Live can now have the ‘pick of the pops’.

Rock tribute band Limehouse Lizzy are a tour de force

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Limehouse Lizzy

9:31am Friday 9th May 2014

As tribute bands go, Limehouse Lizzy (pictured) are right up there with the most well-respected.

Fakes take to the stage for Wharfe Meadows Park festival

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Iain Angus, from Four Fighters

9:30am Friday 9th May 2014

Otley Fake Festival returns next month, with acts paying tribute to the likes of Foo Fighters, Green Day and Kasabian.

Gareth’s now the elder statesman of rock ’n’ roll

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Gareth’s now the elder statesman of rock ’n’ roll

9:20am Friday 9th May 2014

There was a period in Bradford’s recent history when The Rolling Stones played at a students’ rag ball at Windsor Baths, The Kinks played the Top Twenty Club in Idle and Tom Jones and Jerry Lee Lewis booked in for a week of shows at Laisterdyke’s erstwhile Lyceum Rainbow Club.

Back catalogue is beautiful with The South

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The South

9:19am Friday 9th May 2014

When The Beautiful South split in 2007, there were some band members who weren't ready to let it go.

Issimo beef up their line-up for club show

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Abi Uttley, from Bradford, and Marc Otway, from Yeadon

1:00pm Friday 2nd May 2014

Bradford duo Issimo will be taking a break from acoustic sets to perform with a full band next week.

Family-friendly festival action is in full swing

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Donal O’Driscoll

9:01am Friday 2nd May 2014

A 17-piece swing band will be taking to the stage at M Fest, Mirfield’s first music festival.

Band rediscover their love of music and embrace a new sound

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Embrace – Mike Heaton, Richard McNamara, Danny McNamara, Steve Firth and Mickey Dale – are about to embark on their first tour in seven years

9:00am Friday 2nd May 2014

Eight years after taking a break to pursue solo projects and enjoy a break from their hectic schedule, Brighouse five-piece Embrace are back.

Review: Dunwells serve up a night to remember

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The Dunwells

8:00am Friday 2nd May 2014

The Dunwells Leeds Town Hall

Bluesman is polishing up his Diamonds

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Help on the phone: Stuart Bahn has an app to help those learning the guitar

7:20am Friday 2nd May 2014

Blues scene veteran Steve Phillips brings his Rough Diamonds to Keighley Blues Club tonight.

Bingley Music Live festival line-up revealed

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The Mispers

6:00am Thursday 1st May 2014

Ticket sales are soaring for this year’s Bingley Music Live festival which is headlined by the Pet Shop Boys and whose final line-up has now been announced.

Brand new rock festival goes ‘on tour’ to get Ilkley rocking

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Waiting For Wednesday

10:00am Friday 25th April 2014

llkley will be rocking when a new music festival hits the town this May Day bank holiday weekend.

Eddie tells murderous tale in song for Calverley Folk festival

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Singer songwriter Eddie Lawler

9:28am Friday 25th April 2014

Singer songwriter Eddie Lawler has put a dark chapter of Calverley’s history to music for the village’s Folk Day tomorrow.

Buddy Whittington back in the spotlight at Octagon

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Buddy Whittington Band

11:00am Friday 25th April 2014

He was named by his former boss as the “greatest Bluesbreaker of them all.”

Cara Dillon set to put her heart into show at hall

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Cara Dillon

10:20am Friday 25th April 2014

Cara Dillon, one of folk’s leading lights, releases her new album, A Thousand Hearts, next month and will be showcasing tracks at Saltaire’s Victoria Hall tonight.

Kaiser Chiefs heading back to home territory

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Kaiser Chiefs

9:00am Friday 25th April 2014

Tickets go on sale today for two arena gigs announced by the Kaiser Chiefs.

Heidi Talbot mixes traditional with modern folk styles

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Heidi Talbot will be playing Caroline Social Club, Saltaire

11:00am Friday 4th April 2014

BBC Folk Award nominee Heidi Talbot is coming to Saltaire, showcasing critically-acclaimed album Angels Without Wings.

Life of Billy Fury is told in night of great music

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The life of Billy Fury is celebrated in Halfway To Paradise

9:29am Friday 28th March 2014

He was a shy Liverpool boy who became one of our best-loved stars, billed as Britain’s own Elvis.

Work of Delius focus for album

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Frederick Deliu

9:26am Friday 28th March 2014

Violinist Midori Komachi, is bringing Bradford-born composer Frederick Delius home, with a family-friendly concert and debut album.

Kiki goes all acoustic for new show

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Kiki Dee and musical partner Carmelo Luggeri

11:00am Friday 14th March 2014

Kiki Dee and long-term collaborator Carmello Luggeri are taking an acoustic journey to the City Varieties.

Choir takes on Brahms challenge

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Some of the old bells and sheet music found in the church tower

10:30am Friday 14th March 2014

On March 22, Bradford Festival Choir will perform the Brahms Requiem, one of the acknowledged masterpieces of classical music. It was written after the death of the German composer’s mother. The text focuses on consoling the living, and the music is full of autumnal richness and lyrical melody. The choir will be joined by soloists Helena Leonard (soprano) and Alastair McCall (baritone). The work will be accompanied by the pianist Aleksander Szram, and the choir’s regular accompanist Christopher Pulleyn.

Voodoo Room celebrate Cream and Hendrix in Keighley gig

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Voodoo Room

2:00pm Friday 21st February 2014

Paying tribute to both Jimi Hendrix and Cream, Voodoo Room is far removed from a “wig-wearing, pantomime tribute band”.

Vipers heading for Saltaire's Live Room on biggest tour

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Petunia and The Vipers

1:00pm Friday 21st February 2014

Saltaire’s Live Room plays host to one of the more extraordinary bands on the Americana scene this weekend.

Threadfest is back in Bradford for a third year

1:00pm Friday 21st February 2014

A cross-city festival of independent music and art will take place in Bradford this spring.

Keighley double-bill gig will be packed with 60s hits

11:00am Friday 21st February 2014

A 1960s double bill featuring The Rockin’ Berries and The Ivy League will play together reportedly for the last time in Keighley at the end of this month.

Get a band to play in your living room!

11:00am Friday 21st February 2014

“Imagine a band playing in your living room” was the idea which kicked off Kultchad Live, a new venture offering pop-up gigs.

Your chance to win a spot at Leeds Festival

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Fans wait for Paramore at the Leeds Festival

9:00am Friday 21st February 2014

Young bands are invited to enter this year’s Centre Stage competition to be in with a chance of winning a slot at Leeds Festival.

James Blunt to play in Dalby Forest

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: James Blunt

8:00am Friday 21st February 2014

James Blunt will be playing at North Yorkshire’s Dalby Forest as part of the Forestry Commission’s Forest Live concert series.

Indie rockers ready to Embrace new adventure

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford band Embrace, who are getting back together after a seven-year break

7:00am Wednesday 19th February 2014

Indie rockers Embrace have announced their first tour in seven years, following a secret Bradford gig played ‘in darkness’.

Gareth Gates to release new album

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The new album by Gareth Gates

8:00am Wednesday 19th February 2014

Gareth Gates is to release a ‘Best Of’ compilation album.

Arctic Monkeys set to return to Leeds Festival headline slot

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The Arctic Monkeys are returning to Leeds Festival this summer

11:00am Friday 14th February 2014

The Arctic Monkeys have been announced as main stage headliners for this year’s Leeds Festival.

Bingley jazz club set to hear from more stars

3:00pm Friday 31st January 2014

Jazz fans are flocking to Bingley’s York Street Sports and Social Club to hear some of the best jazz the region has to offer.

Rockabilly gig at Bradford’s Vampire club

12:00pm Friday 31st January 2014

Yorkshire-based Rockabilly band Sons of El Roacho are coming to Bradford’s Vampire club.

Folk influences to the fore for Trip The Light at Ilkley gig

12:00pm Friday 31st January 2014

Up-and-coming Sheffield band Trip The Light make their Ilkley debut on Saturday, February 22, when they play at the Manor House Art Gallery.

Saltaire Live Room boasts top acoustic bill of Idlewild and Stray Birds

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Roddy Woomble

11:00am Friday 31st January 2014

Saltaire’s Live Room has a busy weekend of acoustic music coming up, featuring bands from Scotland and America.

Airedale Symphony Orchestra puts on family fun concert

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Derrick Levi takes charge of the Airedale Symphony Orchestra.

2:00pm Friday 17th January 2014

Airedale Symphony Orchestra is putting on a family concert this weekend, with the programme including music from the Pirates of the Caribbean movies.

Resounding covers success for Bee Gees revue at Ilkley

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The Magic of the Bee Gees

11:00am Friday 17th January 2014

Pop legends the Bee Gees declined to allow a cover version of one of their hits to be used on a TV commercial reportedly because it sounded too much like their original hit song.

My Darling Clementine set to play at Saltaire's Live Room

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: My Darling Clementine

9:00am Friday 17th January 2014

Country duo My Darling Clementine are at Saltaire’s Live Room tonight at 8pm.

X Factor finalist Luke Friend reunited with former Shipley teacher

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: X Factor finalist Luke Friend with Debut principal Jacqui Drake

8:00am Friday 17th January 2014

X Factor finalist Luke Friend has been reunited with his former singing teacher from Shipley’s Debut Theatre School of Performing Arts.

The Alarm's Mike Peters has a Declaration to make at Keighley’s Gassienda club

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Mike Peters, of The Alarm

3:00pm Friday 10th January 2014

Mike Peters, former front man with Welsh punk rock band The Alarm, will be performing all the songs from the band’s most successful album, Declaration, at Keighley’s Gassienda club next month.

Soprano sings the top arias at Dewsbury Town Hall

6:00pm Friday 10th January 2014

Soprano Rachel Mosley and Oboist Lisa Osborne will be playing an afternoon concert at Dewsbury Town Hall on Wednesday, January 22.

Three bands make Heckmondwike debut

5:00pm Friday 10th January 2014

Three sets of artists, new to Heckmondwike’s Acoustic Nights, are travelling from far and wide to perform in tonight’s show at the town’s Comrades Club.

Get swinging with King Pleasure gig at Keighley Blues Club

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: King Pleasure And The Biscuit Boys

1:00pm Friday 10th January 2014

As a late replacement for Samantha Fish next month, Keighley Blues Club has managed to secure a gig from ‘the world’s greatest swing band’.

Award nominee will be Bradford's Topic Folk Club entertainer

12:00pm Friday 10th January 2014

A 20-year-old BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Award nominee, will be bringing his musical talents to Bradford at the end of this month.

Bradford's Men Can’t Fly play gig to back up new EP

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Men Can’t Fly

10:00am Friday 10th January 2014

Bradford rockers Man Can’t Fly are starting the new year with a bang, by releasing an EP next week.


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