Former-Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher, and his band Beady Eye, have kicked off the Glastonbury Festival with a secret, unannounced gig.
Andy Walker, from Milnrow, can't move his arms or legs. Yet a pioneering project allows him to use his mind as an instrument.
The First Liverpool Music Awards are being held in the city. The event aims to honour the heroes of the music industry on Merseyside.
It is possible to have too much of a good thing, so how do you choose what record to play when you have 1000 albums?
Roy Jackson has given Granada Reports a tour of his incredible collection. The 66-year-old has bought every No.1 album for decades.
Watch him explain how he dreamt-up his own "shuffle mode", long before the arrival of MP3 players.
A music fan says he'll never buy another record, after buying every No.1 album for the past 20 years.
Roy Jackson, from Manchester, has "quit" his musical habit after buying Robbie Williams' latest release - the 1000th addition to his collection.
The organisers of the Liverpool Jazz Festival have officially launched it's 2014 line-up.
Four new acts are confirmed for next February's event - The Weave,** a collection of some of Liverpool’s most established jazz musicians; acclaimed jazz pianist Jamil Sheriff;** ACV, an experimental contemporary jazz quintet **and classic and contemporary sax quartet HSQ.
Two of Manchester's most iconic names will come together at Jodrell Bank for the second night of Transmission.
The Smiths' legendary guitarist Johnny Marr will support New Order in the shadow of the iconic Lovell telescope.
Jodrell Bank and its huge Lovell Telescope may be best known as a centre for the study of Astronomy.
But this weekend thousands of music fans will converge on the Cheshire site to shake a leg to one of Manchester's best known and best loved bands.
Rob Jaskowski has more.
Jodrell Bank is gearing up for a massive weekend of music as the Transmission gigs are held in the shadow of the famous Lovell telescope.
The Australian Pink Floyd will headline this evening, supported by Hawkwind. For more head to the Transmission website.
Today is the first day of the Manchester International Festival, which celebrates performing and visual arts across the city centre.
It will see events taking place across the city for 18 days. The festival has been held in Manchester every two years since 2007.