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LMStival Review

Peace and Propaganda was the message that resonated around Acapulco last Friday night as LMS hosted their music residency comeback and boy were they back with a bang! The scene was set to be an evening to remember with an incredible lineup including solo artist Josh Tweedale and upcoming artist, Hallen and his accompanying guitarist. Two very talented bands also featured on…
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Welcome to our new series! Here at Local Music Scene we love nothing less than scouting out an emerging artist yet to find a break into the mainstream market. For those hungry for new music to add to their repertoire, let us introduce to you a collection of upcoming artists worth keeping an eye on…
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Iconic Southampton venue The Joiners faces prospect of closure

Southampton’s iconic venue The Joiners could soon close it’s doors to the public following an announcement that it is in need of urgent repairs. The venue has reached out to its fanbase to provide the crucial financial support needed for the “general wear and tear” of the 100 year old building. The Joiners Arms is a host…
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Isle of Wight Festival 2017 Review

June is always a busy month. This year even more so. Exams, a general election and to top it off…an array of festivals on our doorstep. Come Friday 9th June, it was time to escape from reality. With Festival season well and truly underway, we headed down to Isle of Wight Festival to see what…
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WILD LIFE returns to Brighton!

Back for a third year, WILD LIFE Festival is bringing its biggest lineup yet to Brighton this Friday. With massive headliners including Fatboy Slim, George Ezra, Clean Bandit, Stormzy and Eric Prydz performing over the weekend this bustling festival is really going to get Brighton dancing. Brighton City Airport will play home to six stages,…
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Isle of Wight Festival 2017 Guide

What is Isle of Wight Festival? Isle of Wight Festival is a music festival taking place annually on the Isle of Wight. Its special because its the first major festival of the season taking place on its very own island!   When is Isle of Wight Festival? It all kicks off on Thursday 8th June until…
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Common People 2017: A Review

With the sun coming out just in time for the first LMS festival of the season, we were very excited after seeing the Uncommon stage lineup including Black Honey, Balenavon and The Magic Gang. For us Common People is fantastic because, it has the varied genres from the indie bands to big DJ’s such as…
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10 Acts You Must See at Isle Of Wight Festival 2017

The legendary Isle of Wight Festival returns to Newport this year, bringing with it some of the biggest names around. From Bowie to The Rolling Stones, IOW’s lineups year on year continue to exceed all expectations. This year is no exception. With only a week until the festival commences, its almost time to hop on…
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Reviewed: ‘Harry Styles’ Album Review

Breaking away from the norm, Harry’s superb solo debut album is a complete departure from pop music cliches that dominate 2017. It’s a real rollercoaster of sound, a tribute to classic rock and a tug on the heart strings.  After being in a boy band, Harry Styles is ready for a fresh start. Setting aside his pop career, his new…
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IN PHOTOS: The Kooks @ O2 Guildhall Southampton

    Photos by Ami Ford.