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News | Mickey & Friends release first single from Simple Plan as part of a New Album of Reimagined Disney Hit Songs

Disney announced that the first single from the upcoming album, A Whole New Sound, is multi-platinum band Simple Plan’s rendition of “Can You Feel The Love Tonight,” in honour of The Lion King from Walt Disney Animation Studios and its 30th anniversary. This pop-punk cover, available now on all streaming platforms, is a fresh new take on a beloved classic.

News | Denise Van Outen announces 10th Anniversary shows of her one woman play ‘Some Girl I Used To Know’

Originally performed in 2014 in the West End to sold out audiences, Some Girl I Used to Know is a touching and hilarious play which is co-written by Denise. The two special performances will be at Southend Palace Theatre on Thursday 26th and Friday 27th September 2024.

News | Disney’s Hocus Pocus to be presented Live in Concert at London’s Eventim Apollo on 30th October

This Autumn, Disney’s Hocus Pocus will be presented live in concert just in time for Halloween with a performance at the London Eventim Apollo on 30th October. Emmy Award®-winning and Grammy Award®-nominated John Debney composed the score for the Disney Halloween comedy film, which will be performed live to the film.

News | André Rieu announces annual 2024 Maastricht Concert – In Cinemas everywhere from 31 August

From August 31st, André invites audiences to experience his latest masterpiece, André Rieu 2024 Maastricht Concert Power of Love, on the silver screen. Exclusively screened in over 500 UK cinemas, the event promises to arouse emotions and unite us through an unforgettable journey of melody and entertainment.

News | Engelbert Humperdinck classic Decca reissues “Release Me” and “A Man Without Love” out July 19th

‘Release Me’, originally released in 1967, catapulted Engelbert into superstardom. Featuring Engelbert’s trademark debut No.1 song ‘Release Me’, written in the 1940’s by Eddie Miller, the song kept The Beatles’ ‘Penny Lane’ / ‘Strawberry Fields’ from the top spot.

News | Disney’s The Muppet Christmas Carol – Live in Concert – December 2024

Disney’s The Muppet Christmas Carol in Concert Live to Film will be presented this winter on an 11-date UK wide tour, featuring a screening of the complete film with the musical score performed live to the film.

Media | Composer Daniel Pemberton talks films in concert with BBC News

Ahead of the World Premiere of Spider-Man Across The Spider-Verse in concert at London's Royal Festival Hall on Sunday 30th June, composer Daniel Pemberton spoke to BBC News.

News | Cyndi Lauper performs at London’s Royal Albert Hall on 26th June ahead of her Glastonbury performance

The iconic and incomparable Cyndi Lauper will perform at London's Royal Albert Hall ahead of her headline performance at the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury on 29th June

News | Go West announce trio of orchestral shows for 2025

80s legends Go West have announced a trio of special shows celebrating the 40th anniversary of their self-titled album, at which they will perform live with orchestra. The 2025 shows will take place at Manchester Bridgewater Hall on 2nd May, Birmingham Symphony Hall on 4th May and The London Palladium on 8th May.

Media | Tik Tok Star and organist Anna Lapwood speaks to The Times

Ahead of her first ever tour, the trailblazing organist talks how the organ has become the star of modern music.

Media | U.S Soul Legends Shalamar X BBC Breakfast

Soul legends Shalamar on BBC Breakfast on May 28th 2024 discussing their upcoming UK Greatest Hits Tour

Media | ITV News X Barry Manilow X London Palladium Residency

ITV News caught up with Barry Manilow during his 14 date London Palladium Residency which ends June 9

News | American actor and musician Creed Bratton, best known for his role in the hit TV show The Office (US) tours the UK this Autumn with live music + comedy show

While Creed may be best known for his on-screen antics, he is also an established musician with a career in music that spans nearly five decades. The tour will begin in Nottingham on 5th October before heading to The Garage in London, as well as Bristol, Leeds, Manchester, Glasgow, and Belfast.

News | Major new music series comes to the North-West. Blackpool Tower Live: May Bank Holiday Weekender 24-26 May

A new series of live events taking place in one of the UK’s most iconic and storied venues, with Blackpool Tower Live bringing weekend parties to the North West for the ultimate nights out! The first feature BBC Radio 2’s Gary Davies bringing his Sounds of the 80s show to life on Friday 24th May, Jo Whiley spinning her 90s Anthems on Saturday 25th May, and Acid Jazz pioneers The Brand New Heavies, bringing the Funk & Soul on Sunday 26th May.

News | The annual Christmas tradition is back – Love Actually In Concert – December 2024

Love Actually (2003) will be brought to life on a 13-date UK wide tour this winter, which will kick off on 2nd December in Liverpool and then head to Swansea, Aberdeen, Glasgow, Sheffield, London, Manchester and more before wrapping up just before Christmas with a performance in Portsmouth on December 19th.

News | Iconic American musician, storyteller and double Grammy winner Rickie Lee Jones announces UK shows this August

Two-time Grammy winner, Rickie Lee Jones, announces two exclusive shows in London and Manchester. The legendary artist, known for her groundbreaking self-titled debut and the seminal "Pirates," will perform at the London Union Chapel on Thursday 29th August, followed by the Manchester Stoller Hall on Friday 30th August.

News | Internationally acclaimed songwriter Ron Sexsmith announces special 60th Birthday Shows.

After sixty years around the sun, Ron Sexsmith the three time Juno award winning and internationally acclaimed songwriter, is set to perform two very special retrospective ‘Sexsmith At Sixty’ concerts at Manchester RNCM Theatre on 8 November 2024, and The London Palladium on 10 November 2024.

News | Beloved Christmas rom-com The Holiday to be presented Live In Concert across the UK this December

Beloved Christmas romcom The Holiday (2006) is to be presented live in concert this festive season. The in-concert experience with a full orchestra and cinema size screen is an incredibly unique and immersive way to experience The Holiday, which has become a cult Christmas viewing experience for many.

Media | Composer Daniel Pemberton speaks to the NME about how he made the iconic Spider-Man: Across The Spider-verse score ahead of 2024 Live in Concert Shows

Spider-Man™: Across the Spider-Verse Live in Concert will be premiering at London's Royal Festival Hall on June 30th - composer Daniel Pemberton spoke to the NME

Media | Graham Gouldman speaks to The Times

Graham Gouldman and 10cc have become one of our greatest live tickets. Earlier this year Graham spoke to Ed Potton at The Times looking back on his remarkable career

News | Deco announce debut album ‘Destination: I Don’t Know’ out 6 September on Modern Sky

Deco, the pop band known for their incredible viral mash ups which have had everyone from from Oasis to Hall & Oates talking about them, have announced their debut album ahead of supporting Nile Rodgers alongside Sophie Ellis-Bextor this summer.

News | Introducing Costa-Rican composer Pablo Esquivel – upcoming neoclassical inspired debut EP ‘Logo’ on June 28

The music of Costa Rica is more associated with the exuberant rhythms of calypso and salsa - and certainly not with the minimalist neoclassicism of Northern Europe. Until now, that is: step forward Pablo Esquivel, a supremely talented classically trained young pianist and composer.

News | Graham Gouldman announces new solo album ‘I Have Notes’ feat Brian May, Hank Marvin, Albert Lee and Ringo Starr

Legendary singer, songwriter and keeper of the 10cc flame Graham Gouldman announces 6th solo album, ‘I Have Notes’, released 5th July on British independent record label Lojinx

News | British Tenor Russell Watson extends his Magnificent Buildings Tour into Autumn 2024

Due to popular demand renowned British tenor Russell Watson is set to extend his Magnificent Buildings Tour into September 2024.

News | Twilight in Concert touring the UK October 2024

The legendary romance fantasy film Twilight has been announced to tour the UK, just ahead of Halloween, in an in-concert format, live-to-film.

News | On The Mount at Wasing returns for 2024

On The Mount At Wasing, the concert series set in a spectacular woodland amphitheatre in the gorgeous Berkshire countryside, returns for 2024 with Crowded House, Paolo Nutini, Nick Mulvey, Jungle and Underworld

News | Live in Concert – Spider-Man™: Across the Spider-Verse premieres in London

World Premiere for Spider-Man™: Across the Spider-Verse. Live In Concert at London's Royal Festival Hall on June 30th before tour dates across the UK.

Archive | Quincy Jones

2018 saw Quincy Jones celebrate his 85th birthday with an incredible show at The O2 in London featuring an all-star ensemble including Mark Ronson

News | Decca announces major Engelbert Humperdinck reissue campaign

2024 marks a huge year for the iconic Engelbert Humperdinck as Decca have announced a major reissue campaign for the singer.

Media | Fleetwood Mac X Record Collector

In 2021 Deacon worked on the historic Mick Fleetwood & Friends concert celebrating the life and music of Peter Green with an all-star cast, and looked back on Green’s era with the band in this Record Collector interview with Mick.

Archive | Disney 100 In Concert

As part of the 100th anniversary of Disney in 2023, we worked with promoter Senbla and the UK Disney team on a major UK arena tour to celebrate the music of Disney

Media | The Amy Winehouse Band X ITV This Morning

The Amy Winehouse Band performed on ITV’s This Morning in 2023 celebrating what would have been Amy’s 40th Birthday. The band went on to play two sold out London Koko shows.

Media | Tony Blackburn X Daily Telegraph

Broadcasting legend Tony Blackburn was recently featured in the Daily Telegraph, looking back on his incredible career starting out in pirate radio alongside his current Sounds of the 60s 2024 live tour.

Media | Leo Green X BBC Radio 2 Breakfast Show Sax Day Takeover

For World Saxophone Day, musician Leo Green became resident saxophonist on Zoe Ball’s Breakfast Show on BBC Radio 2

News | Barry Manilow residency at the London Palladium in May/June 2024

Barry Manilow’s London Palladium residency this Summer with 14 dates at the iconic venue

News | Kew The Music reveals full line up for 2024 season

We're looking forward to Kew The Music 2024, with the full line up featuring JLS, MIKA, Passenger, Ronan Keating, Beverley Knight, and Richard Ashcroft – plus a special Q&A evening with Monty Don

Archive | The Who perform historic concert at Sandringham

The Who performed a historic show at the Royal Sandringham Estate in 2023 as part of the Heritage Live concert series.

Archive | King’s Coronation Composer Sarah Class

Composer Sarah Class talks environmentalism and music in the year she composed for the Kings Coronation, speaking to BBC News

Media | Lemar X Channel 4 Sunday Brunch

Our work with UK soul legend Lemar in Spring 2024 included appearances on Channel 4 Sunday Brunch and BBC Radio 2's Scott Mills show.

News | Eurovision Grand Final – Live in Cinemas for 2024

The Eurovision Grand Final 2024 will be screened in cinemas across the country on Saturday 11th May.