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Fontaines D.C Land Mercury Prize Nomination

Following the release of their critically acclaimed debut album ‘Dogrel’, as well as a sold out US tour with labelmates IDLES, an electrifying performance on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, a mind-blowing Glastonbury 2019 performance, and yet another BBC 6 Music A listing for their fan-favourite single ‘Boys In The Better Land’; Fontaines D.C. are making their mark. Today, the band continue their rapid upward trajectory with the announcement… Keep Reading

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Glass Mountain’s Lazy Sunday Afternoon

Following the beautiful vibes, glorious sun and amazing acts at the sold out Lazy Sunday Afternoon last year, the curators – Bradford’s cinematic alt-rock quartet Glass Mountain – have announced another eclectic and exciting line-up for their third edition of the festival. Tickets on sale now from: https://tinyurl.com/y24zzbkg LEEDS WHARF CHAMBERS | SUNDAY 28 JULY 2019 2.00pm – 10.00pm | £7 advance | £9 on the door | Over 14s… Keep Reading

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WATCh: Fontains DC ‘Sha Sha Sha’

Following the release of their critically acclaimed debut album ‘Dogrel’ (#9 in the UK album chart) as well as a sold out US tour with labelmates IDLES, an electrifying performance on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon and yet another BBC 6 Music A listing for their fan-favourite single ‘Boys In The Better Land’; Fontaines D.C. have now shared a new video for album track ‘Sha Sha Sha’. Directed by… Keep Reading

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Hacienda’s David Morales, Marshall Jefferson, Graeme Park & Mike Pickering Return To Manchester

The Hacienda comes to Manchester’s newest event space as part of its opening events series – Hacienda Classical headlines in only other 2019 hometown show after Castlefield. Live bands performing are Soul II Soul in their Hac debut & Factory’s A Certain Ratio. DJ line up sees Louie Vega, David Morales, Marshall Jefferson, Graeme Park, Mike Pickering, Greg Wilson, Arthur Baker, K-Klass DJ set & the return of Sub Sub… Keep Reading

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Elbow, Catslefield Bowl, Manchester

Castlefield Bowl on a summer evening, since the days of D-Percussion has always been the greatest outdoor venue Manchester has to offer and the reciprocal love affair between Manchester and Elbow has been ever present for almost 20 years. So this concert was destined to be a serious Manc love-in from the moment it was announced as part of the iconic Sounds of the City series. I’ve been a lifelong… Keep Reading

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Joy Division Orchestrated: The Royal Albert Hall, 5/7/2019

Who’d have thought the spotty teenager stood mouth agape at Manchester Apollo in 1978 as Joy Division pretty much blew The Buzzcocks off the stage, would be stood in the Royal Albert hall 40 years later  waiting on Peter Hook and his band of merry men, coupled to the Manchester camerata to take the stage? Yet here we are, along with over four thousand devotees eager with anticipation, wondering  just… Keep Reading

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The Night Of A Thousand Vampires

Messrs Vanian, Sensible, Pinching & Gray require your Attendance A night of a thousand vampires at the London Palladium brought to you by The Damned, Hammer House Of Horror & The Circus Of Horrors. Please respectfully attend the funeral cortege that will arrive on Argyle St at 7.30pm sharp. You will then be shown to your seat for a two act Immersive Horror Experience that is not for the feint… Keep Reading

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Help Celebrate Manchester’s Amazing Music Heritage…

Help us celebrate Manchester’s amazing rock music heritage with a permanent photography exhibition at the University of Manchester Music matters and Manchester is a city inextricably linked to its musical heritage, so here more than anywhere, it really matters. Indeed the music of Manchester is so deeply ingrained in the DNA of the City that you cannot imagine rock music or the city without it. ‘There is a Light That… Keep Reading

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NEW MUSIC: DMA’s Set To Release MTV Unplugged Album

DMA’S second album FOR NOW found the Sydney trio’s fan base swell with a rush of new devotees. It earned three ARIA Music Award nominations for Best Group, Best Rock Album and Best Independent Release, while their growing status in the UK saw it reach #13 on the official album chart. Now the band are set to release the MTV UNPLUGGED LIVE album on 12 July. It was recorded at… Keep Reading

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MUSE: The Simulation Theory World – What you need to know…

Enhanced Experience! First and foremost… Metro strikes in Manchester that weekend… So plan well ahead! The Simulation Theory World Tour will feature an exciting new Enhanced Experience Package that allows access to an exclusive Mixed Reality Pre-Show Party, powered by Microsoft, with three original virtual reality games, inspired by tracks from Simulation Theory. Additional Enhanced Experience perks include a premium concert ticket, show specific poster, interactive photo experience with props and memorabilia from… Keep Reading

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LISTEN: Kasabians Serge Pizzorno Drops New Music ‘The S.L.P’

Kasabian mastermind Serge Pizzorno takes a break from his day job with an incredibly exciting new track featuring Little Simz. ‘Favourites’ is an explosive, song that is dangerously addictive. With music by Serge and lyrics by Serge and Little Simz, ‘Favourites’ is a breath of fresh air and the good news is, it’s just the first taste of a new side project destined to please fans old and new. ‘Favourites’… Keep Reading

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Peter Hook & The Light London & Manchester

Peter Hook & The Light “Joy Division : A Celebration” “Unknown Pleasures” & “Closer” In Full London & Manchester May 2020 DHP Family, Manchester Academy & VMS Live With Spider Touring Present an Evening With Peter Hook & The Light “Joy Division : A Celebration” Performing The Albums “Unknown Pleasures” & “Closer” With An Opening Set Of New Order Material… tickets on sale now: Friday 15th May 2020 02 Academy… Keep Reading

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Robert Randolph And The Family Band reveal official video for ‘Have Mercy’

Robert Randolph and the Family Band have just revealed the new video for ‘Have Mercy’, taken from their upcoming studio album, Brighter Days. The album was produced by Dave Cobb (Chris Stapleton, Sturgill Simpson, Brandi Carlile, and Jason Isbell). Talking about the song Randolph says, “I felt it was time I wrote a uplifting powerful song and it speaks to everyone going through some sort of pain, shame or struggles with depression. For the video… Keep Reading

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Gov’t Mule May-June 2019 European Tour

Gov’t Mule will be returning to Europe in May for a run of 11 show as part of their international ‘Spring Tour’. Beginning in the UK and calling through France, Belgium, Germany and finishing in the Netherlands. No two Gov’t Mule shows are alike, as the band draws on the more than 300 songs in their repertoire (and often a host of special guests) to create a unique experience each… Keep Reading

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Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band Announce New Album ‘The Traveler’ And New Song ‘Woman Like You’

The Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band will be releasing their brand new album ‘The Traveler’ on 31st May. This will be accompanied by a series of European shows through the summer. Gone is the young Louisiana gunslinger who erupted onto the early-’90s scene with his burn-it-down guitar solos and gut-punch songcraft. The 41-year-old he’s become is even more magnetic, still pushing his Fender Strat where others fear to fret. As a… Keep Reading

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LIVE REVIEW: Embrace, Albert Hall, Manchester

Jam packed in for The Good will Out! Celebrating 20 years of The Good Will Out, Embraces fans pack out Manchesters Albert Hall.   First released in 98, The Good Will Out firmly sits as one of the finest albums release in the past 20 or so years, going gold on the first day of release and becoming one of the fastest-ever-selling debut albums by a British band. The album is… Keep Reading

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CLUB: Roger Sanchez, Todd Terry, Chez Damier, Graeme Park, Greg Wilson and Tom Wainwright are Announced for Manchester, Albert Hall

FAC 51 The Hacienda returns to The Albert Hall Manchester for a special club night Friday 17th May, its first this year in its hometown sees DJ legends Roger Sanchez and Todd Terry grace the decks as the two top US heavyweights head the bill. Joined by fellow American Chez Damier, the trio of American DJ’s have all come to soundtrack both FAC 51 and the dance scene worldwide and… Keep Reading

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Kris Barras Band To Support Black Stone Cherry On July UK Shows

Following a string of sold out performances on their biggest UK headline tour to date over the past month The Kris Barras Band have been announced as main support to US rockers Black Stone Cherry across 5 special shows in Ireland, Scotland and Wales including the stunning Caerphilly Castle which has now sold out.  The band has become one of the hottest rising stars over the past 12 months. Releasing the mesmerising ‘The Divine And Dirty’ in… Keep Reading

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Monster Truck Unveil New Video For ‘Denim Danger’ Ahead Of UK Tour

Ahead of their upcoming European Tour, Monster truck have unveiled their new video for Denim Danger.  Speaking about the track, Singer/Bassist Jon Harvey explains “Denim Danger is a classic Monster Truck song about an imaginary street gang Equal parts Sons Of Anarchy and West Side Story. It’s become a crowd favourite because it talks about having pride in your town and people love wherever they are from or grew up”.  The band will… Keep Reading

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Live Review: Haken, Manchester Academy 3

Haken kicked off their latest tour once again in Manchester, selling out the Academy 3 to showcase Vector, the band’s latest album. Opening with the first three tracks from Vector you knew this was going to be a special night. The band were so tight, not a note out of place and sounding incredible. The packed room was loving it, and this time the sound guy wasn’t wearing his headphones!… Keep Reading

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