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Leighton Buzz Radio volunteers gather for chuckles and cocktails. Ollie Vees was last night’s venue for the Leighton Buzz Radio volunteer’s annual Christmas bash.  The first Tuesday in each month is open mic comedy night featuring new and seasoned stand-up comedians trying out and honing their material. The LB Radio team laughed their little socks […]

Santa Route 2022 The elves at the North Pole have been in touch with Leighton Linslade Rotary Club to let them know when Father Christmas will be visiting Leighton Buzzard and Linslade. See when Santa will be in your neighbourhood and don’t forget to give him a wave and be extra good! Friday 25th November […]

28th and 29th October – Art Exhibition Leighton Buzzard Art Society (LBAS) is holding its Annual Art Exhibition and Sale on Friday and Saturday 28th and 29th October 10am – 5pm at All Saints Church, Church Square  with a private view for members, friends and families on the Thursday evening, when it will be officially opened by […]

27th October 2022

The top 20 ‘earworms’ were named by University of Andrew after a study including real science of the components of a song that make them stick which included rhythmic repetition and predictability.  As you can see from the list most are songs that you can’t help singing along too and get stuck in your head […]

  The book is by Rupert Creed and Garry Burnett and is called The Mick Ronson Story: Turn And Face The Strange and was published by McNidder & Grace in September 2022. Here’s Steve with more information: Nicknamed “Ronno” Mick Ronson was the talented guitarist, arranger and producer who was part of David Bowie’s live […]

Leighton Buzz Radio’s Solid Rock Show this week features an interview this week with Paul Gorman, author a new book about the music press titled Totally Wired: The Rise and Fall of the Music Press published by Thames and Hudson this month. The interview will air during the show between 7 and 9pm on Wednesday […]

This week there is another Solid Rock show special interview, this time with Aubrey Powell, one of the founders of the graphic design agency Hipgnosis. Hipgnosis were a respected and trusted design company who have created some of the most iconic record sleeves ever, including Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon. The interview is […]

The Light Pours Out Of Me On Wednesday 15th June there will be another special episode of the Solid Rock show, this time focusing around an interview with Rory Sullivan-Burke and his book The Light Pours Out Of Me: the authorised biography of John McGreoch. If you’re like me, you may not have been familiar […]

by Steve Ashwell As the host of the Solid Rock show I may be slightly biased but I really enjoyed the experience of attending this local gig in the Rock For Heroes tour. I hope that our competition winner on Leighton Buzz Radio also enjoyed their experience. The instrumental show opener of the Top Gun […]

COMPETITION Win 2 tickets to see the ROCK FOR HEROES touring show at the Grove Theatre Dunstable on Friday 6th May 2022. You will need to text the correct answer to the following question to be in the draw for the tickets. Who sang the hit song Purple Rain, was it: (a) Celine Dion (b) […]