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Guest Spot

The Guest Spot - a special place where guest writers can share their views on a variety of music subjects.

Views shared here do not necessarily represent the views of Yorkshire Coast Gigs; indeed, readers may well heartily agree or disagree with views shown and respectful responses are welcomed.

If you are interested in writing a Guest Spot article, please get in touch with your potential idea to: info@yorkshirecoastgigs.co.uk

 

Adrian Riley, host of Radio Scarborough's 'Jazz Thing' programme - a mixtape style show playing a wide range of jazz & related music - shares his personal highlights of the forthcoming festival.

 

Festivals are great opportunity to discover new music and so over the last couple of months...

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In the land of 1969 and a bit before...

I have a great many people to thank for my love of all types of music - my Dad, Peter Adams / Rahim, my Mum, Johnnie Walker and John Peel, plus all the assorted Radio Luxembourg odds and sods DJs who could scarcely be heard by another soul in our house, at...

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IT'S THE SAME OLD SHOW ON MY RADIO.....or is it?

I've recently fulfilled a long-held ambition of hosting my own radio show. Ok, so I haven't exactly been chasing the dream down since I was knee-high to a woodlouse, but it has always been at the back of my mind that one day I'd really like a go at...

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The Penthouse days bring back passionate memories for the area's seasoned gig-goers, and in a new regular feature we'll be featuring memories from the venue's history, from both staff and regular punters.  For an opener, long-standing Penthouse DJ Mat Watkinson begins with recollections of his...

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In our first 'Guest Spot' article, Joe Solo shares his thoughts on the role of the musician in today's communities, and provides a rallying cry for live music audiences.

 

In a world where music, at least most people's understanding of music, is dominated by X-Factor and The Voice or a...

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