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Interviews

We believe there’s something very special in the musical waters of the Yorkshire Coast, and we aim to bring you interviews and features which showcase the talented artists in your local area.

If you would like to request an interview, or suggest one, please get in touch at info@yorkshirecoastgigs, or via Facebook and Twitter.

Ska covers band Skandals are making groovy waves on the pub-gigs scene in the Scarborough area.

Drummer John Allsopp describes ska as "working-class dance music for everyone".

The first wave of ska washed up on UK shores from Jamaica in the 1960s, loved by British mods and skinheads. It was...

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Sam McKie interviews Nick Rooke, East Yorkshire singer-songwriter, well known on the local festival circuit.

I caught up with Nick Rooke at Beverley Folk Festival, just after his Sunday session.

Have you enjoyed playing here, It looks like a good crowd?

It’s just absolutely amazing, Friday...

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Showaddywaddy rose to fame after appearing on the classic television talent show, New Faces. Their first single, 'Hey Rock And Roll' achieved a number two spot in the UK charts in 1974, reaching the UK charts another twenty-two times until late 1982. With ten singles in the top ten, including one...

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Howard Beaumont, better known to some as the King of the Keyboards, has been entertaining locals and tourists alike for over 25 years as part of the Spa's summer concert season.  We spoke to him about this impressive reign and other aspects of his career, including his regular BBC Radio...

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Syndicated Interview: John Etheridge Speaks About His Appearance with Nigel Kennedy at Scarborough Jazz Festival 2014

On the Saturday Night of this year's Scarborough Jazz Festival, one of the best guitarists in the world, John Etheridge, teams up with Violin Virtuoso Nigel Kennedy.

Director...

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Louis Barabbas, frontman with The Bedlam Six, talks to Yorkshire Coast Gigs ahead of their appearance at Galtres Parklands Festival this summer.  

Rather than trying to describe the band and their style ourselves, we simply recommend you click here and watch the very entertaining short video...

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