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Manchester Post-Punks LIINES Announce Summer Dates

Announced last month, LIINES play their biggest headline gig to date at Manchester’s legendary The Deaf Institute on 21 July, with London trio BERRIES and Manchester newcomers Threads. Over half the tickets have sold – their last headline gig, at Night People in March, sold out ahead of time. Tickets for the Deaf Institute show are available via alt. tickets and more information can be found on the event page.… Keep Reading

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James & The Charlatans UK Tour – December 2018

Following a hugely successful one-off show at Liverpool Echo Arena in 2016, two heavyweights of British music, James and The Charlatans, have announced a joint UK arena tour for December this year. Also released recently is the live video for Hank, taken from the forthcoming new James album Living In Extraordinary Times. Released on 3 August, their 15thstudio album is produced by Mercury and Brit Award winner Charlie Andrew [whose… Keep Reading

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The New Roses Headline ‘One More For The Road’ November-December 2018 UK Tour

Germany’s hottest young rock band The New Roses embark on an 11-date UK Headline Tour in November and December presented by Shock City Productions in association with Brainstorm Music Marketing AG. Special guests on the tour are British hard rock band DEPARTED, except for the shows in Carlisle (Heartbreak Remedy), Newcastle (Saints Of Arcadia) and Southampton (Voodoo Vegas), and The Brink. The band from the beautiful German region Rheingau had… Keep Reading

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808 State : 30″ Manchester Academy Homecoming Concert – Sat 21st Dec – Special Guest Announced – Pearson Sound

“808 State : 30” sees the band perform fan favourites from their five major albums in an entirely new set which also features exclusive new material from the band’s upcoming sixth album, “Transmission Suite”. Now some three decades since 808 State first came out with their game changing electronica, the band remain in a unique position as one of the prime originators of UK dance music, having arrived on the… Keep Reading

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Hacienda Classical To Return To Manchester’s Bridgewater Hall – Thurs 27th Sept – Back Where It All Began

Hacienda Classical with Manchester Camerata, the city’s experimental orchestra, is to return to where it’s incredible journey started out a little over two years ago for a very special celebratory concert at Manchester’s prestigious Bridgewater Hall on Thursday 27th September. Going back to where it began, since those early concerts the much acclaimed Hacienda / orchestra hybrid has sold out the best venues across the UK as well as taking… Keep Reading

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Bad Touch Announce New Album & UK Headline Tour

Bad Touch Sign Worldwide Deal With Marshall Records New Album “Shake A Leg” Released on Friday 5th October  Bad Touch are pleased to announce they have signed a worldwide album deal with Marshall Records. Their new album, “Shake A Leg”, will be released on Friday 5th October 2018. The band will support the release with their “Shake A Leg” 18-date UK headline tour that starts on Wednesday 14th October at Newcastle University Union. Planet… Keep Reading

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10 Years Announce September 2018 UK Tour

Knoxville, Tennessee rockers 10 Years are thrilled be returning to the UK for the first time since their appearance at Download Festival in 2006. They are back for a September tour following the release of their latest album (how to live) AS GHOSTS, which was released in October 2017 on Mascot Records.  Following a fantastic Canadian tour with Shinedown and In This Moment earlier this year, 10 Years continue to… Keep Reading

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The Kris Barras Band Announces Joanne Shaw Taylor October Support Tour

Following their UK Headline Tour in September, The Kris Barras Band will be supporting the fantastic Joanne Shaw Taylor on her October tour for 10 dates. The Devon born, Barras is having a whirlwind start to the year. He released the stunning new album ‘The Divine And Dirty’ in March, when he played a headline tour selling out shows across the country and supported Beth Hart on her April-May UK… Keep Reading

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Hacienda Classical’s 2018 Concerts Resume-Kenwood House, London Tonight

June sees the first London date of the summer at English Heritage’s Kenwood House in Hampstead, Isle Of Wight Festival’s 50th Anniversary where the show follow headliners Depeche Mode on Saturday 23rd June  and a sold out homecoming return to Manchester Castlefield Bowl, July has headline appearances at Liverpool’s International Music Festival &  Kendal Calling, Ten further dates to the end of the year have Hacienda Classical’s first international dates… Keep Reading

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Monster Truck Announce Dec UK Arena Tour With Black Stone Cherry & The Cadillac Three

Following their storming main stage set at Download Festival, Monster Truck will return to the UK on an Arena tour with Black Stone Cherry and The Cadillac Three. The news follows the announcement of brand new album ‘True Rockers’, which will be released on Mascot Records on 14th September 2018. Talking about the tour, guitarist, Jeremy Widerman says; ‘after only playing handfuls of shows with our friends in Black Stone… Keep Reading

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Interpol Extend Their 2018 World Tour

Following last week’s triumphant announcement of their new album, Marauder, which was live streamed via a press conference in Mexico City (watch HERE), Interpol have confirmed another batch of headlining world tour dates. In addition to previously announced high-profile shows at Madison Square Garden, Royal Albert Hall, and Hollywood Bowl, this new run of dates will bring Interpol’s electrifying live energy to major East Coast, Midwestern, and Southwestern cities this… Keep Reading

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DMA’S Release New Video ‘Do I Need You Now?’

DMA’S have released the video for the single Do I Need You Now? out on 29 June through Infectious Music. The video was directed by Jake Jelicich [Dua Lipa, Blossoms] in London. Jake was recently presented with both Gold and Silver for his work with Jarryd James in the Australian Cinematographer Society QLD Awards. Do I Need You Now? demonstrates DMA’S evolution with Tommy O’Dell’s signature sincere melody enveloped by… Keep Reading

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Supersonic Blues Machine & Friends Featuring Very Special Guest Billy F. Gibbons.

Supersonic Blues Machine & Friends with very special guest Billy F. Gibbons will be coming to the UK for their debut headline show at London’s prestigious, O2 Shepherds Bush Empire on Wednesday 4thJuly. They have just announced the support acts for the night which are Chicago based but Isle of Man born blues-rocker Davy Knowles. The Joe Satriani approved axe-slinger has had 3 Top 5 Billboard blues albums and most… Keep Reading

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Planet Rock Presents – The Bad Flowers & Federal Charm – Co-Headline Tour

Midlands based hard rock band, The Bad Flowers and Stockport-based blues rockers Federal Charm will co-headline a Planet Rock Presents tour  Wednesday 19th September Tickets go on sale at 9am Friday 1st June from planetrocktickets.co.uk, thebadflowers.uk and federalcharm.com. The Bad Flowers meteoric rise to fame kicked off when the band released their critically acclaimed debut album Starting Gun in February 2018. The album spawned to radio tracks on Planet Rock… Keep Reading

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The Coral Announce Headline Tour

Having recently supported Manic Street Preachers on their Arena tour, The Coral announce a UK headline tour in October The tour follows the release of their new album ‘Move Through The Dawn’. The influential Hoylake band’s first headline tour for two years will start in Newcastle and take in London’s Koko before culminating at Manchester Albert Hall on October 13th. Supporting on all dates comes from She Drew The Gun,… Keep Reading

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Yucatan Play The Salty Dog, Northwich As A Part Of The Charlatans Takeover

Its been a little quiet on the Yucatan front of recent years so it was great to catch them playing live at The Charlatans Northwich Takeover. If you’ve not come across Yucatan yet or heared to any of their music, to give you an idea, I’m sure the lads wont mind us saying, that their dreamy and dynamic songs bare slight resemblance to those of bands such as Icelands, Sigur Ros… Keep Reading

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The MCC Guid Guide 17th – 28th May

The Manchester Creative Collective are stoked to be working alongside Flick of the Finger to bring you a bi-weekly pick of local gigs for all the tip-top live music that’s taking place in the North West. Those who lament the so-called death of live music, need to give their head a huge wobble and look at some of the gems we have selected over the next week or so. We… Keep Reading

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The Lightning Seeds at Aintree Racecourse is nearly upon us!

The Jockey Club Live are excited to reveal The Lightning Seeds will be opening the season on Friday 18thMay with a special hometown show at Aintree Racecourse. Ian Broudie’s Lightning Seeds have made an astonishing impact on the nation’s musical consciousness. Forming in Liverpool in 1989, the band went on to have commercial success throughout the nineties with hits including ‘Pure’, ‘The Life of Riley’ and ‘Lucky You’. Their biggest and… Keep Reading

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Thomas Wynn & The Believers Announce 2018 UK Tour 

Following the hugely successful February/March UK tour with The Temperance Movement. Orlando, Florida six-piece Thomas Wynn and The Believers have announced their first ever UK headline tour that will also see them also play Ramblin’ Man Fair and Black Deer Festival. A formidable live act they receieved an incredible response earlier this year, landed a Planet Rock Radio playlist for ‘Burn As One’ and made immediate plans to return to the… Keep Reading

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Acoustic Amnesty for Music Without Borders

The next Acoustic Amnesty fundraiser will again be at the beautiful Sacred Trinity church with a 7.30pm start. This time we are fundraising for the excellent MUSICIANS WITHOUT BORDERS (as part of their world wide music day) as well as Manchester Amnesty. All This Rain, Chris Tavener, Dave Broomhead, Dave Viney SALFORD: Sacred Trinity Church THU 21ST JUN, 2018 7:00pm The gig will be seated and totally silent for performances… Keep Reading

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