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MEET THE AWARD WINNING IMMORTALS

MEET THE AWARD WINNING IMMORTALS

The Immortals started life two years ago, as a project created by four young people from Barnsley, and as a partnership between Creative Recovery and Young Addaction. Although the project involved making information about alcohol and drugs accessible to youngsters, it also held alcohol and drug free events for teenagers between 14 – 18, involving … Continue reading

BARNSLEY MUSIC AWARDS: EVENT UPDATE

BARNSLEY MUSIC AWARDS: EVENT UPDATE

Earlier this month, the inaugural Barnsley Music Awards were launched and since then, nearly 2,000 local music fans have cast their votes. Awards organiser Dave Pearsall explained,’“we had 70 bands from Barnsley play at this years LIVE in Barnsley festival so we were expecting a lot of people to vote for their favourites, but we … Continue reading

AH MUCH? WEIGHING UP TARN TALENT (BEST VIDEO 2014)

AH MUCH? WEIGHING UP TARN TALENT (BEST VIDEO 2014)

You rarely hear about Barnsley in the mainstream music press. Maybe the odd tongue-in-cheek mention in regards Grimethorpe Colliery Band, or a nod in the direction of NWOBHM Godfathers Saxon. For your reference, Alex Turner and Matt Helders learned their trade at Barnsley College with a famous gig at our Birdwell Working Men’s Club in … Continue reading