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R2 - New issue 54 - In the shops now!

R2 Cover Welcome to the November 2015 issue of R2 - the best-selling eclectic music magazine in the UK. The new magazine features the usual entertaining mix of interviews, features and reviews. On the cover of Issue 54 is Glen Hansard and inside the Irish singer, songwriter and actor talks to Kevin Bourke about his new album Didn't He Ramble and the influence that Bob Dylan has had on his career.

Also featured are Kirsten Hersh - who can be seen gazing out on this month's website banner, ex Jethro Tullist (Tullist?) Martin Barre and the legendary Pink Fairies.

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Independent Venue Week

Independent Venue Week is a 7 day celebration of small music venues around the UK and a nod to the people that run them, week in, week out. It runs from Monday 26th January to Sunday 1st February 2015.

Supported using public funding by Arts Council England, Independent Venue Week brings together these venues along with breaking and established artists, promoters, labels, media, bloggers and tastemakers to create a nationwide series of gigs at the end of January.

For more details, check out the Independent Venue Week website. Below is the Trades Club in Hebden Bridge - one of the many venues participating in the week. Hebden Bridge Trades Club

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