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Ziggy Marley : WOMAD, Charlton Park House, Malmesbury, 24/7/2019 - Live Reviews
While volunteering at the Womad festival, Shirley Procter checks out a powerful and passionate set from Ziggy Marley.

Rodney Branigan : Interview - Interviews
Shirley Procter talks to Texan singer-songwriter Rodney Branigan at this year's Glastonbury Festival about how he once replaced Paloma Faith at it as a headline act at the last minute and his regular tours of India.

Aretha Franklin : Amazing Grace - Profiles
Shirley Procter watches Aretha Franklin's remarkable new live film 'Amazing Grace', which recorded in a Los Angeles Baptist church has finally been released 47 years after it was filmed.

Bluedot Festival : Jodrell Bank, Cheshire, 18/7/2019...19/7/2019 - Live Reviews
During the first two days of the Bluedot Festival Shirley Procter attends a performance by the Halle Orchestra of classic sci-fi soundtracks and also several of its science-oriented events.

Bluedot Festival : Jodrell Bank, Cheshire, 20/7/2019...21/7/2019 - Live Reviews
At the last two days of the Bluedot Festival Shirley Procter watches sets by Easy Star All Stars, Omar Souleyman, Jarvis Cocker, Kraftwerk and She Drew The Gun.

Glastonbury Festival : Worthy Farm, Glastonbury, 26/6/2019...30/6/2019 - Live Reviews
Shirley Procter attends this year's Glastonbury Festival and reports on her personal favourite acts.

James Holt : Interview - Interviews
Shirley Procter talks to rising Bolton-based singer-songwriter James Holt at a gig in Manchester about his new EP, his influences, appearing on TV and his plans for the future.

James Holt : Night People, Manchester, 1/3/2019 - Live Reviews
Shirley Procter reviews rising Bolton-based singer-songwriter James Holt at an excellent showcase at Night People in Manchester.

Frank Turner : Victoria Warehouse, Manchester, 26/1/2019 - Live Reviews
Writer Shirley Procter and photographer Amanda J Window watch and photograph Frank Turner playing an energetic and crowd-pleasing show at new Manchester venue the Victoria Warehouse.

Blue Dot Festival : Jodrell Bank, Cheshire, 21/7/2018...22/7/2018 - Live Reviews
Shirley Procter at the third day of the Blue Dot Festival watches performances by the BBC Radiophonic Workshop and Gary Numan, while on its fourth and final day she participates in some of its many science-based presentations and other activities.

Blue Dot Festival : Jodrell Bank, Cheshire, 19/7/2018...20/7/2018 - Live Reviews
On the first day of the eclectic Blue Dot Festival Shirley Procter watches the Hallé Orchestra perform the music from 'The Blue Planet', while on the second day in complete contrast she enjoys an explosive set from the Flaming Lips.

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