John Ainsworth in session for Roots & Fusion

29 October 2014 by Pure Radio

Roots & Fusion welcomed the one & only John Ainsworth into the studio for a session.

Playing his 12 string acoustic guitar with his now trademark intensity, he recorded five songs and then had a discussion about his new, as yet unmastered, album, his open mic night and gave respect to his old music teacher…

1) Spotlight
2) Dreams
3) Bones & Blood
4) Remedy
5) Numbers

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Glass Jungle - Stockport's Finest 2012

20 November 2012 by Pure Radio

Glass Jungle are an unsigned Alternative Rock band from Hazel Grove. Formed in 2009 they have a rapidly growing fanbase. Renowned for their energetic live performances. Through constantly writing new songs they have honed their style and have lots of great hooks in their music.

PURE 107.8FM’s Russ Smith caught up with Max and Johnny to find out more about their music.

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True West At The Stockport Garrick On Stockport Focus

23 January 2012 by Pure Radio

True West a dark comedy by Sam Shepard is this year’s first play by Stockport’s Garrick Theatre .
Susanne Pendlebury spoke to Elinor Dixon who made her debut as a Director with this production.

The American play is about the rivalery of two brothers, Austin a screenwriter played by Peter Easterbrook and Lee a no-gooder by Gareth Williams causing havoc at their mother’s house.

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Nov 2011 - People Like Us Stockport

17 November 2011 by Pure Radio

People Like Us Stockport is a social group for the borough’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans community. Under the Rainbow went along to their latest meeting to find out what’s been going on. This month their entertainment included a rainbow-themed quiz – where each question, or answer, was a colour. See how many answers you know, as well as the future plans for the group and LGBT History Month 2012.

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Olympic Swimmers

12 July 2011 by Pure Radio

Daniel Burton heads down to the Grand Central Swimming Pool to find out how the centre is being used to train Olympic hopefuls for 2012.

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