WATCH: Ed Sheeran & Anne-Marie ‘Ciao Adios’ dressing room performance will give you goosebumps

These two! 💖 💖 💖

Anne-Marie’s been supporting Ed Sheeran on the European leg of his ‘÷’ World Tour.

Pics by @anniemayxxxxxx @Miss_EmilyClare & @rhixn 🤗 Last night. #dividetour #AMonTour

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They even found time to perform an acoustic version of Anne-Marie’s hit ‘Ciao Adios’. Filmed in what we are guessing is one of their dressing room, Ed plays the track on his guitar as they both sing. Anne-Marie uploaded the video of their performance, writing ‘it was the best thing ever in the world touring with this human. Here’s a little something we did in the dressing rooms just before the show.’

The pair have clearly been loving tour life together, with Anne-Marie showing lots of love for Ed on her Instagram.

I actually feel like we were separated at birth #dividetour #AMonTour

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Next stop for Ed’s Divide Tour is Latin America for 14 dates, before heading back to the UK to headline Glastonbury on the Sunday night.

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New Continental to hold three day music festival

The New Continental will play host to a three day music festival showcasing three types of underground music.

Vernal Equinox, organised by Tuff Life Boogie, Concrete and They Eat Culture, sees a number of different acts perform folk, psych and wyrd music.

The shows will be held across the weekend from March 3-5.

Performances will come from Trembling Bells, Mugstar, Galley Beggar. Mark Whiteside, of Evil Blizzard, will perform a stripped back set as One Sided Horse while Dave Chambers, of Cornershop, will perform in a band called The Common Cold.

Early bird weekend tickets will cost £20. Standard weekend tickets will be £28 and day tickets will be £10. Tickets are available behind the bar at the New Continental, in Action Records, or you can find them online here.

The full line-up is available below.

Friday 3rd March
6.30pm – 12.00pm (two stages)
Mugstar, Gnod, Clones
King Champion Sounds soundtrack ‘Man With a Movie Camera’
Pill Fangs, Vukovar
The Common Cold, The Condor Moments
UCLAN Music play Terry Riley’s ‘In C’ plus more

Saturday 4th March
6.00pm – 11.30pm
Galley Beggar
Crumbling Ghost, Newts
One Sided Horse, Sweeney Astray

Sunday 5th March
4.30pm – 11.00pm
Trembling Bells (2 sets, one with Mike Heron),
Alasdair Roberts Trio, Tricca McNiff,
Dodson and Fogg, Howie Reeve

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University to apply for new licence to run Venue 53 Degrees

Part of a former music venue in Preston could be coming back into use.

53 Degrees, which used to operate solely as a live music venue, is to see the downstairs venue run by the University of Central Lancashire.

A deal has been struck for the university to operate downstairs as Venue 53 while the smaller upstairs venue is to be run by the university’s Students’ Union.

UCLan has applied for a new premises licence for the downstairs venue and says it will be used for a wide range of events.

A university spokeswoman said: “We are already making good use of the venue, which has been used for the award-winning Lancashire Science Festival and our annual Graduate Fashion Show amongst other events.

“It will be primarily used by students working with the Students Union, for internal events and for community engagement activities.”

The new licence applied for by the university would allow it to serve alcohol from 8am to 1am and also run events at any time of the day or night, seven days a week.

53 Degrees stopped hosting large-scale concerts in early 2015 as the Students’ Union scaled back its operation, blaming a changing live music market and financial constraints.

Bars manager at UCLan Students’ Union Jon Russ said: “We are aware that the University has applied for a licence for the main hall of 53 degrees, the Union are working closely with the University during this transition.

“The Union continues to operate ‘53 Degrees Club’ on the 1st floor under the existing licence arrangements, and have a number of public gigs, club nights and other student activities and events in the calendar.”

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20 Classic Songs That Are Turning 20 Years Old In 2017

C’mon, 1997 was definitely 10 years ago, right?

You may not totally remember it, but 1997 was a pretty great year in music.

From The Notorious B.I.G. to Céline Dion, the ’97 Billboard charts were stacked with bangers and ballads set to stand the test of time.

Allow us to take you on a journey back to when Hanson was still an emerging band and we all just really, really, really wanted to zigazig ah.

Here are 20 amazing songs turning 20 in 2017.

The Notorious B.I.G., “Mo Money Mo Problems”
Hanson, “MMMbop”
Spice Girls, “Wannabe”
Backstreet Boys, “Quit Playing Games (With My Heart)”
Puff Daddy ft. Faith Evans and 112, “I’ll Be Missing You”
Down to the next 15 20 tracks that will turn 20 in the year "2017"
Toni Braxton, “Un-Break My Heart”
Blackstreet, “No Diggity”
R Kelly, “I Believe I Can Fly”
Meredith Brooks, “Bitch”
Jewel, “Foolish Games”
Down to the top 10 tracks that will turn 20 in "2017"
Ginuwine, “Pony”
Mark Morrison, “Return of the Mack”
Third Eye Blind, “Semi-Charmed Life”
DJ Kool, “Let Me Clear My Throat”
LeAnn Rimes, “How Do I Live”
The Verve Pipe, “The Freshmen”
Usher, “You Make Me Wanna…”
Céline Dion, “All By Myself”
Sheryl Crow, “If It Makes You Happy”
Various Artists, “The Jock Jam”
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