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Seth Lakeman promises a ‘real hoedown’ for the Drill Hall

Seth Lakeman has brought together folk and pop to create a sound popular with the masses. Photo: Damian Rafferty

Seth Lakeman sold out the Drill Hall on December 8th and after a flawless performance it’s clear to see why. Jonathan Markwell relives the show.

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Culture Diet: this season at the Drill Hall

Josie Long, award winning comedian, is to perform at the Lincoln Comedy Festival in October. Photo: Idil Sukan

A look at upcoming highlights from the Lincoln Drill Hall as part of our series bringing you the perfect balance of culture from around the city.

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Alternative to the mainstream at Shrewsbury Folk Festival

Bellowhead gave a stunning peformance with their big band folk. Phot: Samantha Viner

Shrewsbury offered a long weekend of sun, music, and beer. Samantha Viner visited the folk festival on the last day.

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Sonic Boom Six: ‘I just wanted more control over my life’

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Ben is the ex guitarist of ska punk band Sonic Boom Six (SB6). He quit the band in late 2009, and is heading off to the U.S this month. He talks to Jack Dobson about going solo, groupies and his musical experiences.

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Spotlight: Abi Moore

Lincolnshire’s folk scene acts can gain popularity without ever crossing over into the mainstream.

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