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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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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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Sonic Youth Slept on My Floor: A brilliant insight into the Hacienda, ‘Madchester’ and what Morrissey had for tea

Dave Haslam in a Birmingham Town Hall When the opportunity arose to either spend the evening with former Hacienda resident superstar DJ Dave Haslam talking about his new book ‘Sonic Youth Slept on My Floor’, or a night in with Love Island eating my body weight in biscuits, it was a no brainer. Sorry Dave, I’ll catch you next time, I promise. Clearly I jest. This was an event not… Keep Reading

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Throwback Thursday – ‘Stone Roses’

The decade that changed everything We’ve had one Mancunian 80’s giant, so why not have another, this time, it’s the turn of the Stone Roses. From ‘Scarborough Fair’ melodies and catchy guitar riffs, The Roses managed to put together one hell of an album, which similar to last weeks ‘Double Fantasy’, was at first a bit of a flop, but ‘Stone Roses’ is now regarded as one of the most… Keep Reading

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Throwback Thursday – ‘Meat Is Murder’

New Month, New Era. It’s the decade that changed pretty much everything It’s an obvious choice who goes first for the 80’s, it’s Manc giants, The Smiths The Smiths were arguably one of the biggest bands in the world that the 80’s spawned, and one of the most influential bands of all time. From the distinct, one of a kind vocals of Morrissey, to the utter genius that is Johnny… Keep Reading

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A Certain Ratio, 02 Ritz, Manchester

A Certain Ratio Have some Funk Just for the Funk of it at the Ritz Manchester Pop history is full of hugely influential acts who never received the success or credit they deserved. But it is hard to think of many who have been as influential as A Certain Ratio and remained almost completely unknown to the public. ACR were one of the first artists on Factory Records, were responsible… Keep Reading

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Hacienda Classical After Show With 808 State

FAC 51 The Hacienda’s aftershow for the fully sold out return to Castlefield with Hacienda Classical sees it back at Manchester’s Albert Hall following the concert with 808 State and joined by DJ’s Marshall Jefferson, Graeme Park, Mike Pickering and Herbie Saccani 808 State Live, Marshall Jefferson, Graeme Park, Mike Pickering, Herbie Saccani Manchester’s seminal techno pioneers 808 State headline with their first live show of the year in their… Keep Reading

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FAC 51 Hacienda Makes A Return in 2017

Hacienda returns to Manchester’s Albert Hall Friday 24th March with another top class line up. FAC 51 The Hacienda’s next Manchester event sees it return to The Albert Hall with another top class line up on Friday 24th Marc featuring house legends Kerri Chandler and Derrick Carter. Having a brought a succession of the best American DJ’s to the venue so far including Frankie Knuckles, Danny Tenaglia, David Morales and… Keep Reading

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The Stone Roses After Party With FAC 51 The Hacienda!!

The Stone Roses After Party With FAC 51 The Hacienda. Hosting Two Special Shows For Stone Roses Concerts At Sankeys! The Stone roses after party line up is looking stellar as Todd Terry and Marshall Jefferson come across to perform on both nights while Graeme Park and Mike Pickering team up with Jon Dasilva for two very strong events across Friday 17th and Saturday 18th June. Fri 17th June & Sat… Keep Reading

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