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INSIDE THE CENTRE: Latest news from the South Holland Centre

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GLOBAL STRINGS: Emily Smejkal, Reka Mihalovics-Zottmann, Antonina Ovchinnikova, Ayako Kaisho and Olga Dimitrova Gitarrissima all feature on Gitarrissima's debut album, 'Around the World to the Sound of Music.  Photo by Julia Wesely.

ALBUM REVIEW: Quintet makes music to span international boundaries

Around the World to the Sound of Music

Gitarrissima

Self-released, Out Now

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Merry Hell

The economics of folk music

NOWT SO QUEER: Martin Browne takes his fortnightly look at the local folk scene

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SIMPLICITY ON STAGE: Chloe Reynolds performs during her "I Am Brave" tour concert at Spalding Baptist Church.  Photo supplied by Churches Together in Spalding and District.

CONCERT REVIEW: Just a voice and a keyboard needed to deliver a simple message

Chloe Reynolds, I Am Brave Tour at Spalding Baptist Church

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TRANQUILITY FOR STRINGS: Vienna-based guitarists Anna Lesjak (Austria), Ayako Kaisho (Japan), Antonina Ovchinnikova (Russia), Maria Benischek (Austria) and Olga Dimitrova (Bulgarian) brought the unique experience of Gitarrissima back to Spalding for the first time in over ten years.  Photo by Julia Wesely.''''''''''''''Gitarrissima / Foto credit: Julia Wesely

CONCERT REVIEW: Collaboration of strings are back in town to show talent

Gitarrissima, Songs for Valentine, South Holland Concerts, South Holland Centre, Spalding

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NO STINGS ATTACHED: Ishmael (centre) at The Lighthouse Church in Spalding with Pastor Chas Sandhu and Alan King (right).  Photo supplied.

CONCERT REVIEW: Action-filled life crammed into a night of song and talk

There are very few times in a person’s life when they can say that they have enjoyed the company of a living legend.

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SOMETHIN' SWEET: The Railsplitters played in front of a receptive and appreciative Spalding audience on Thursday night.  Photo by Cary Jobe.

CONCERT REVIEW: Band with its own take on bluegrass thrive in their element

The Railsplitters at South Holland Centre, Thursday, February 8

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LONGING FOR HOME: Irish folk singer Cara Dillon's seventh studio album, Wanderer, is out on Charcoal Records.  Photo by Matt Austin.

ALBUM REVIEW: Songs for all the homesick far, far away from the families

Wanderer, Cara Dillon, Charcoal Records, Out Now

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VIENNA STRINGS: Women's guitar quintet Gitarrissima, Olga Dimitrova, Maria Benischek, Ayako Kaisho, Antonina Ovchinnikova and Anna Lesjak, return to Spalding for this month's South Holland Concerts' recital.  Photo by Julia Wesely.

CONCERT PREVIEW: Fascinating performance in prospect from quintet visiting Spalding

An exciting and intriguing afternoon of musical excellence from all-women guitar group Gitarrissima is in store at Spalding’s South Holland Centre next weekend.

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ACOUSTIC CAFE: The new album from Lincolnshire One Venues.

ALBUM REVIEW: Young voices from county make a case to be heard

Original Voices, Lincolnshire One Venues, Self-released, Out Now

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FROM DOWN UNDER TO OVER HERE: The Railsplitters play South Holland Centre on Thursday, February 8, at 8pm.  Photo by Cary Jobe.

CONCERT PREVIEW: Skate along the ‘outskirts’ of bluegrass with Colorado quintet

The Americana series at South Holland Centre continues next week with Colorado band The Railsplitters.

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Children's church ministry pioneer Ishmael brings his 'A Sting in the Tale' tour to The Lighthouse Church, Spalding, on Tuesday, February 13, at 7pm.  Photo supplied.

CONCERT PREVIEW: Beware of ‘A Sting in the Tale’ at The Lighthouse Church

A volunteer hospital chaplain and cathedral minister who nearly died of leukaemia ten years ago is to tell his story in Spalding next month.

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GOTHIC ROCK: Bradford-based acoustic singer-songwriter Chantel McGregor brings her 'Lose Control' tour to Stamford's Corn Exchange Theatre on Thursday, February 1.  Photo by Brian Bannister.

CONCERT PREVIEW: Stroll on dark side with self-styled fan of Gothic tales

Chantel McGregor and The Ash Wilson Band

Corn Exchange Theatre, Stamford

Thursday, February 1

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THIS IS WHO I AM: Chloe Reynolds has toured with Lulu, Anastacia and Marti Pellow (Wet Wet Wet).  Photo by Photo by Photocillin Photography.

CONCERT PREVIEW: Singer Chloe carries message that is all too real but reassuring

A singer-songwriter who went from being a runaway teenager to going on tour with Lulu, Anastacia and Marti Pellow (Wet Wet Wet) is coming to Spalding next month.

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JUMP IN: The Railsplitters (from left Jean-Luc Davis, Joe D'Esposito, Lauren Stovall, Dusty Rider and Pete Sharpe) will be in concert at South Holland Centre, Spalding, on Thursday, February 8, at 8pm when they will be playing songs from their third studio album, 'Jump In'.  Photo by Cary Jobe.

ALBUM REVIEW: Sound of the Rockies returns with more standard fare

Progressive Colorado bluegrass band The Railsplitters are making a welcome return to Spalding nearly two years after winning over a whole new fan base.

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LAST NIGHT OF THE SONGS: Robin Carter conducts the South Holland Singers at St Mary and St Nicolas Church, Spalding.

CONCERT REVIEW: Rousing send-off for man with the baton after 19 years

Handel’s Messiah, South Holland Singers, St Mary and St Nicolas Church, Spalding

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SCOTTISH SONGSTRESS: Kerri Watt whose debut album is expected next year.  Photo supplied.

ALBUM REVIEWS: Contender to be next Scottish first lady of song

You and Old School Sessions by Kerri Watt, 25 Hour Convenience Store/KW Records, Out Now

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GEORDIE SOUL: Newcastle jazz singer-songwriter Zoe Gilby will be performing with her quartet at Long Sutton Market House on Saturday, December 16, at 7.30pm.  Photo by Adrian Tilbrook.

CONCERT PREVIEW: Invitation to hear Geordie jazz queen in Long Sutton

Newcastle jazz singer Zoe Gilby, described by British saxaphone legend Courtney Pine as someone who “deserves wider recognition”, is coming to Long Sutton next weekend.

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ALBUM REVIEW: Of course Green Day’s greatest hits is brilliant but why no ‘Jaded’?

ALBUM REVIEW: Of course Green Day’s greatest hits is brilliant but why no ‘Jaded’?

Green Day Greatest Hits: God’s Favorite Band

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Area 11

ALBUM REVIEW: From All the Lights in the Sky to Modern Synthesis, Area 11 continue to grow

MODERN SYNTHESIS by Area 11, Out now

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