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If you're going to call your band 'Grooveyard' you'd damn well better be sure you deliver the goods. A few tunes into his group's set Gareth Lockrane says as much, almost as an apology that they just can't resist a good groove, and the mood switches from 'straightahead' to something with a bit more...

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The Unthanks (10th Anniversary Tour), Stephen Joseph Theatre, Saturday 14th November

The best thing about reviewing is when an act comes up that fills you with excitement. So when the opportunity to review The Unthanks at the Stephen Joseph Theatre turned up, I jumped at the chance.

For some...

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The weekly Chapter 3 gigs continue at Quids Inn Scarborough, where guests see the nightlife hotspot transformed into a live music venue.

This week, The Fuzz Junkies opened up the night, with Aftermath taking the top slot. Two local bands giving top notch performances, not that we expected anything...

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Tony Kofi/Alan Barnes Quintet - Saturday Evening

Compere host Alan Barnes should have had a second career as a stand-up comedian: ”Thank you...for that luke warm reception” he laughs, his humour now as much a part of this eclectic festival as the many memorable performances he has given on this...

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Jean Toussaint: Roots & Herbs 'The Blakey Project'
Scarborough Jazz Festival 2015 (Friday evening)

Jean Toussaint has a perfect right to associate his 'Roots & Herbs' group with Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers having been a Messenger himself in the 1980s. The 80s were a potentially bleak...

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Darius Brubeck Quartet - Sunday Evening

It may seem strange to begin a review with the last song, but it's worth noting as, even if you’re not a lover of jazz, it’s highly likely that you known the tune 'Take Five'.  Written by Dave Brubeck’s sax player Paul Desmond, closing this quartet's...

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