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BANANARAMA, T'PAU, BELINDA CARLISLE, TOYAH, ALTERED IMAGES and NICK HEYWARD will all appear on the bill of yet another Here & Now summer show in July. This one will take place in Tatton Park, Cheshire on July 29th. ?? HAPPY MONDAYS have added shows in Nottingham and Bristol to their forthcoming UK dates in April. See GIGS for the full list of shows. ?? ERASURE have announced a UK tour for September. The seventeen-date outing will culminate in a show at London's prestigious Royal Albert Hall on September 25th. See GIGS for all the dates. European dates will be announced shortly anf the band will alos appear at Ireland's 'Electric Picnic' on September 1st, part of a three day bill which also includes BEASTIE BOYS, SOUL II SOUL and THE JESUS & MARY CHAIN. ?? PET SHOP BOYS will headline Ireland's 'Garden Party' festival on June 9th, topping a bill which includes appearances from Carl Cox, Andy Weatherall and Hot Chip. ?? THE B-52'S have announced two rare European shows in July when the band, who are currently recording a new album, will play at Spain's Benicassim Festival and London's Lovebox Festival. See GIGS for the dates. ?? MARC ALMOND will release his new album 'Stardom Road' on June 4th and will also play three live shows at London's Wilton's Music Hall on May 4th, 5th and 6th. ?? MADONNA, RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, GENESIS, BEASTIE BOYS and DURAN DURAN will all play on the UK stage of the forthcoming Live Earth series of concerts which will take place around the world on July 7th to raise awareness of climate change. The UK show will take place at Wembley Stadium. BON JOVI and THE POLICE will play the US show at New Jersey's Giants Stadium and other acts are to be announced for a further five concerts. ?? SANANDA MAITREYA, formerly known as TERENCE TRENT D'ARBY, will play a rare concert at Florence's Viper Theatre in Italy on April 14th. ?? BELINDA CARLISLE will play a one-off show at The Pigalle Club in London on June 19th. ?? THE HUMAN LEAGUE, ABC, GO WEST, TONY HADLEY and STATUS QUO are among artists performing over a special weekend of events in Skegness. Status Quo will play on August 31st and the others will play on September 2nd with Girls Aloud headlining the second night. ?? SINEAD O'CONNOR will release a new album in June. 'Theology' will be a double album featuring a mix of original material and cover versions.?? ?? THE CURE's ROBERT SMITH has recorded a track with Ashlee Simpson which will appear on her forthcoming album. ?? Thanks to http://www.remembertheeighties.com??for this weeks news!