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Irish singer Val Doonican dies

Irish singer Val Doonican dies

Irish singer Val Doonican, a regular fixture on British television in the 1960s and 70s with hits like "Walk Tall" and "The Special Years" has died peacefully at the age of 88, his publicist says.

The guide: What's on this week

GigsInch Bar, 8 Bank St. •Saturday, 8.30pm: Shakes, Ewan and Dooley.

New Edinburgh Folk Club, 50 Dundas St.

Marlon Williams hitting the right notes

Marlon Williams hitting the right notes

Melbourne-based Kiwi country boy Marlon Williams is in the ''eye of the storm'', a whirlwind existence that has him performing in Europe one month, Canada the next. Back in New Zealand for a tour that includes a one-off Dunedin show tomorrow, he found time to chat to Shane Gilchrist.

Here to play with a 'very special' orchestra

Here to play with a 'very special' orchestra Russian pianist Nikolai Demidenko returns to Dunedin this month to perform with the Southern Sinfonia.
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