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Work has begun to create a new museum of pop music in Liverpool.
The British Music Experience is heading north after five years at London's o2 Arena.
The permanent exhibition, which is operated by the firm behind Titanic Belfast museum, is due to open on the ground floor of the historic Cunard Building on Liverpool's waterfront in February 2017.
The UK's biggest African music and culture festival is taking place in Liverpool this weekend. Tens of thousands of people are expected to enjoy Africa Oye at Sefton Park over the weekend. The free event is in its 24th year. We caught up with artistic director Paul Duhaney.
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A memorial service will be held at Liverpool Cathedral to remember the Black singer, Colin Vearncombe, who died in a car crash in Ireland.Read the full story ›
Lionel Richie will be playing in Manchester next year, as part of a short tour of the UK.Read the full story ›
Rumours of a potential Stone Roses tour have spread online - after a number of cryptic tweets were posted, and posters of lemons popped up around Manchester.
Tim Burgess tweeted:
The references all include 16 lemons - an icon for the band - suggesting, some say, that a tour could take place in 2016.
The speculation has thrown fans into overdrive. The band are now trending worldwide.
Manchester music legend Johnny Marr is preparing for the second of two sell out nights in his hometown.Read the full story ›
Fleetwood Mac have cancelled tonight's tour date in Manchester due to illness.
A statement from Fleetwood Mac's promoter said:
"We are very sorry to announce that tonight’s Fleetwood Mac ‘On With The Show’ tour date in Manchester has been cancelled due to illness.
Refunds for tonight’s cancelled date in Manchester will be issued automatically within 14 days.
The 1 July show will go ahead as planned.
Should you need any further assistance, please contact your ticket seller directly."
One of Manchester's best loved music venues and nightclubs has closed its doors for good recently.
Manchester band Elbow will be forever associated with The Roadhouse, they played their first gig there and even worked behind the bar.