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So Flute, KAT Records and No Fakin’ present Amir

As Manchester once again gets engulfed in the Rave season, 2022NQ zip up and wade in with another series in their soulful attack on the mediocre and mainstream offerings found elsewhere in the City. Teaming up with Manchester's ‘So Flute’ party protagonists, ‘KAT Records’ and ‘No Fakin’ out of Liverpool, the combined team will be laying down righteous grooves across the spectrum of Black music and joining the dots between Jazz, Soul, Hip Hop, Disco, & House for the more discerning of ears and dancers.

The Sunshine Underground confirmed to support The Happy Mondays on Bummed Tour

The Sunshine Underground are pleased to announce they’ve teamed up with PledgeMusic, confirming the release of their Ross Orton-produced third studio album in early 2014, available in a range of special edition and exclusive formats. Following the announcement of their run of headline tour dates in November 2013, TSU have now also confirmed their support of The Happy Mondays during November and December’s shows celebrating the 25th anniversary of Bummed. » more about The Sunshine Underground confirmed to support The Happy Mondays on Bummed Tour

Frankie Rose announces UK Tour plus date supporting White Lies at Manchester Academy

Ahead of the release of her latest album Herein Wild, Frankie Rose is pleased to announce an extensive run of UK dates this December. Along with a full tour supporting White Lies, which includes Manchester Academy on 6th December, Frankie will also be performing her own headline shows, including London's The Lexington on the 13th December. » more about Frankie Rose announces UK Tour plus date supporting White Lies at Manchester Academy

‘Close Up’ feat. Black Francis (the Pixies)

Black Francis of the Pixies will be at Manchester’s historic Albert Hall for a no-holds-barred onstage interview conducted by Dave Haslam; followed by questions from the audience. It’s a unique chance to find out more about the life and work of the legendary, enigmatic Pixies front man. » more about ‘Close Up’ feat. Black Francis (the Pixies)

Bob Stanley (St Etienne) with artist Jeremy Deller in MANCHESTER

Faber Social Manchester are presenting a one-off event to mark the publication of ‘Yeah Yeah Yeah: The Story of Modern Pop’ by Bob Stanley. » more about Bob Stanley (St Etienne) with artist Jeremy Deller in MANCHESTER

House Music Superstar Todd Terry goes track crazy ahead of big Venus gig

House music purists hunt down his work under guises that include Orange Lemon, Royal House, Black Riot, Dredd Stock, and the Gypsymen, and pop culture has embraced him for applying his genius on (at least) two of house music’s biggest anthems... » more about House Music Superstar Todd Terry goes track crazy ahead of big Venus gig

Win 2 tickets for Imagine Dragons intimate bank holiday performance in Manchester

Imagine Dragons are a Las Vegas based alt rock outfit who have wowed fans and critics alike with their debut studio album Night Visions. » more about Win 2 tickets for Imagine Dragons intimate bank holiday performance in Manchester

Manchester Musicians unite for Charity

ON SUNDAY 1ST SEPTEMBER, Manchester’s musicians, promoters and venues unite for a five-a-side football tournament in which teams including Dutch Uncles, Travelling Band, Band On The Wall and Ear to the Ground will raise money for Manchester charity Lifeline. » more about Manchester Musicians unite for Charity

Frankie says… It’s #TimetoTalk

The Saturdays singer Frankie Sandford is wearing her heart on her sleeve today (Thursday 15 August) and fronting a new campaign for Time to Change, the mental health anti-stigma programme run by the charities Mind and Rethink Mental Illness, which aims to stamp out the stigma that surrounds mental health. » more about Frankie says… It’s #TimetoTalk

Diesel x Festival Number 6 Manchester Store Event

On Tuesday 13th August, Diesel hosted the Festival Number 6 event at the Manchester King Street Store. » more about Diesel x Festival Number 6 Manchester Store Event

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