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Simon Ashberry

Simon Ashberry has been playing the best of local music on Bradford Beat for almost two decades. He was music columnist for the Telegraph & Argus for several years, covering local acts such as Embrace, Terrorvision, Tasmin Archer and New Model Army, and has played bass in several bands himself. He was previously part of Bradford-based Loom with John Rigby from Trip and Stumble and currently plays with Leeds band the Stromatolites.

Simon has also had two books published and has been involved with Ilkley Literature Festival for 25 years. When not playing music he’s a Bradford City season ticket holder and also runs a cricket team called Diagonal Tigers CC.

Find out more about Simon’s Bradford Beat here.

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