Hardwicke Circus are firmly rooted in Carlisle... but they're now working with a famous manager, and are getting a London fan base.Read the full story ›
A Cumbrian folk singer has brought a Gambian kora player to the UK where they will perform together to raise funds for his wife's hospital treatment.
Yankuba Conteh lost his daughter in a gas explosion earlier this year, and his wife was left badly burned.
Fiona Marley Paterson reports.
I's an unlikely setting for a recording studio - the hills above west Cumbria. But this month, Music Farm near Egremont is celebrating 25 years in the business.
Simon Cowell is just one famous name to have walked through the doors. Kate Walby has been finding out the secret to its long success.
The power of music, to enhance the lives of people of all ages, is well documented and a Brass Band in our region has just been awarded quite a significant sum of money.
The Dumfries Town Band dates back to 1873 and caters for all ages with sections for adults and youngsters. The new money will mean the band can replace the adults' instruments, who can then hand over their trombones, cornets and euphoniums to the younger members.
Fiona McIlwraith was live in Dumfries tonight, where the band were having a rehearsal.
Dumfries DJ and producer Calvin Harris has become the first UK solo act notch up more than one billion plays worldwide on music streaming service Spotify - the equivalent of over 5,000 continuous years of his music being played.
He has become one of only a few global music acts to achieve the milestone, and joins the only other Brit artists to do so, Coldplay.
Harris's hit Summer is the most popular track on the service and has now been streamed more than 160 million times.
He is the eighth act to break through the billion barrier and joins the likes of Eminem, Rihanna, David Guetta and Katy Perry.
"This is a landmark achievement for Calvin and deserved recognition that he is in the elite tier of global artists."
Guitar and mandolin making is perhaps one of the less well known businesses being run in Cumbria.
Roger Bucknall operates his workshop from Penrith and has been supplying custom made instruments to big name musicians for over forty years.
Kim Inglis reports:
A guitar maker based in Penrith is celebrating over 40 years of making instruments professionally.Read the full story ›
They take more than 200 hours to make and are sold for up to £7,000 and now one violin maker, or luthier, who lives in Cumbria is revealing some of the secrets behind her unusual trade.
Corrie Schrijver moved to Brampton in 2011 - Katie Hunter went to meet her.
Brampton violin maker Connie Schrijver tells ITV Border that the trade isn't based on artistic talent - but on having that special eye for detail.
Corrie Schrijver tells ITV Border about what motivated her to take up the violin making trade from such a young age.