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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.

Local artist Gracie Falls will be performing at Bridlington's The Funny Onion at Ben Parcell's Acoustic Night, 2nd May. Samuel Barrington was lucky enough to have a sneak preview of her debut album whilst interviewing her for Yorkshire Coast Gigs.

So I heard you went on a Tour around the States...

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Raven are an all-female six-piece band from Scarborough, blending medieval, folk and traditional songs. They have been together since 2004 and this year are playing a special part in the Orpheus the Mariner event at Coastival.

The band comprises:
Karen Chalmers – vocals, keyboard, piano accordion...

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Jazz fans and anyone who adores great music are in for a treat at this years Coastival Festival.  The Grand Hall will be swinging early in the afternoon on Saturday to the rich vocals of female vocalist, Kate Peters and her Septet, followed by the appearance of Clare Teal, who headlines the...

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Ed Byrne says he's a miserable old git. He didn't celebrate his 40th birthday last year and his new show, Roaring Forties, is partly about the many things in life that annoy him. But in the flesh he's smart and funny, and as for being a party pooper... Well, not really – he's planning a celebration...

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DJ and Producer Lee 'Leelo' Smith played the first Hacienda gig earlier this year, and is excited to be asked to return to the stage alongside legendary names Peter Hook, Graeme Park, Allister Whitehead and Rowetta on 21st December at Scarborough Spa.

Tell us about the first Hacienda gig, Lee.

It...

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Interviewed on Friday 29th November.

When I phone Clare for her interview, she answers the phone herself – no intermediaries here, just a warm hello straight away. We begin with discussion about Coastival, the Scarborough arts festival of which Clare has been a patron since its inception in 2009...

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