The year is 1983, unemployment’s sky high, wearing seatbelts has just become mandatory and vinyl collectors are shaking their heads in disbelief as the first compact disk arrives on our shores, oh and Cheryl Cole’s just cried for the very first time. » more about Howard Jones Interview | The Songs, The Synth and the Stories.
Born in New Jersey, OKAY KAYA aka Kaya Wilkins grew up on a peninsula outside of Oslo, Norway, where she learnt to play guitar with her brothers, who were part of a local black metal group. » more about Win tickets to Okay Kaya's headline show at The Castle Hotel
Stand back, Florence and Paloma, Lulu has re-lit her fire. York Press » more about LULU is back with a 25th Anniversary show playing the Manchester Academy
In March 2016, The Stranglers will head out on a full UK tour which will see them showcase their legendary Black & White album both chronologically and in its entirety plus additional material new and old. » more about Win tickets to The Stranglers Manchester O2 Apollo gig on 26th March
Fans of the Classical music impresario Nigel Kennedy are in for a rare treat next week when he brings his new interpretation of 'Four Seasons’ to the Brigewater Hall, the unconventional performer will also be sharing his own critically acclaimed compositions ‘The English Collection’. » more about Nigel Kennedy talks Acoustic, Time keeping and the Importance of a Killer Melody
Howard Jones' solo shows are an intimate trip through his illustrious 30 year music career. » more about Synth legend Howard Jones to perform at RNCM as part of his 2016 solo tour
The NME Awards Tour 2016 with Austin, Texas is gearing up to hit the road with a thrilling line-up headlined by Bloc Party. » more about Win tickets to NME Awards Tour 2016 with Bloc Party headline
Having sold out two dates in Manchester and a night at London's Royal Albert Hall in a matter of minutes, Hacienda Classical's third hometown event comes as part of Sounds Of The City #SOTC and takes place at Castlefield Bowl on Saturday 2nd July 2016. » more about Hacienda Classical at Sounds Of The City #sotc - tickets on sale Friday
For the second consecutive year not only do Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott have a top five album, the pair have also agreed to another HOPE for Christmas gig. » more about Win tickets to Hope For Christmas II: starring Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott
Following the success of their huge sell out UK tour last year, legendary reggae artists The Wailers return to mark their highly celebrated and anticipated Legend tour. » more about Win tickets to see THE WAILERS performing the album ‘LEGEND’ in its entirety!
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