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WIRED INSPIRED
31 January 2005
Keith
Wired the increasingly popular night, is at The Night and Day this Thursday 3rd to throw one hell of a party involving The Permissive Society, The Forest, Black Night Crash and the new buzz band in Manchester, Keith.

NEW ORDER NEW ALBUM
29 January 2005
New Order
New Order announce details of "Waiting for the Sirens' Call," their first album since 2001's "Get Ready."

2 LIVE CREW
28 January 2005
Karma
2Cityrecords kicks off its 2005 programme with the first of its weekly Tuesday night gigs at Jabez Clegg, Dover St, Manchester on Tuesday February 1st with St Eve , SWF, Karma and The Flow.

THE GRASS IS BLUER ON THE OTHER SIDE
28 January 2005
A. J. Roach
Modern bluegrass legend A J Roach comes to The Britons Protection on Friday 5th February.

ECSTATIC THE RETURN
28 January 2005
65 Days Of Static
Sensational postrockers 65 Days of Static return to Manchester on Thursday February 10th at The Music Box with support from Day For Airstrikes, Mr Fist and The Not Music Collective.

DROWNED BY SOUND
28 January 2005
Help She Can’t Swim
The 10th issue of High Voltage is out this week and there's also a splendid live night on Monday 31st at the Night and Day with Help She Can't Swim, I Had An Inkling, The VCs and Nick Ainsworth and the Former Bullies.

COMPETITION TIME! - WIN DOWNLOAD FEST TICKETS
27 January 2005
The up and coming bands' bible The Unsigned Guide 2005 is out this month and those kind folks at Ragtime have stuff to give away including tickets to The Download Festival.

RAG WEEK
27 January 2005
Change Nothing
Ragtime and mcr:music are proud to announce a brand new series of student targeted live music events starting with one at the Academy 3 on Saturday February 19th with sets from Change Nothing, Whiskeycats, Only One Mammal and Pollen.

BACK IN BLACK
27 January 2005
Black Fiction
Those artists formerly know as The Strap Ons, Black Fiction bring their special brew of Ramones via Mudhoney punk to The Retro Bar this Friday 28th January as part of the Voodoo Shake n Grind club night.

BIG BROTHER BEZ TOPS CELEB COMP
24 January 2005
"You're joking, stop messing man," - Bez takes lions share of vote in reality show finale

BLISTERING
23 January 2005
Rawbliss club night returns on Monday 31st January to The Baby Grand with soulful rock and rocking soul tunes from many decades. Fairly cheap too so ideal if you're unemployed or a student.

SEE THINGS FROM SPACE RETURNS
22 January 2005
Isobel Heyworth
After postponement in December See Things From Space returns to Legends on Friday 4th February with sets from Machines, The Vanities, Shirokuma, Daywalker feat. MC Tonn Piper, Sam Hammond, Isobel Heyworth, Blue Sky Research and Nathan Burton.

BLUE FRIDAY
21 January 2005
Agent Blue
In conjunction with X-FM, TCB present some rock action with sets from Agent Blue (Fierce Panda), New Rhodes, Xavier Floyd Firebired and The Children. Night and Day, 28th January.

STOCKPORT WRITERS' DAY
21 January 2005
Stockport Writers’ Day takes place on Saturday 5th February 2005 at Stockport College, Wellington Road South, from 9.30am - 4.30pm aimed at anyone making their first steps into the world of writing including a songwriting workshop with Josephine Oniyama.

EVERETTE TRUE
20 January 2005
Everette
TCB presents a chunky night of metal and hardcore from Everette, SavedbyZero and Defect at The Star and Garter on Thursday 27th January.

BURNING BUSH
20 January 2005
Are over the top stage antics, huge riffs and ridiculous guitar solos your bag? If so you might want to check out Firegarden at the Retro Bar on Sunday 23rd January

BLOWOUT BUZZ BAND BONANZA
19 January 2005
Tom Vek
Blowout present a buzz band night to send all you hip things into a dizzy rapture at The Bierkeller on Friday 28th January with live sets from Performance, The Marble Index and Tom Vek.

MORANGO IS GO
19 January 2005
Laymar
Morango Records hosts its inaugural event at The Star and Garter on Fri 28th January with live sets from Laymar, Working For A Nuclear Free City and Riders of Rebus.

VOLTAGE THIS THURSDAY
18 January 2005
The Boyfriends
High Voltage's first gig of 2005 is another inmpressive bill, bursting with talent. Sets from The Boyfriends, Omerta, Dirty Circus and The Exports. Night and Day, 20th Jan.

I HAD A DRUMMER
17 January 2005
I Had An Inkling
Due to the recent departure of their drummer ace avant-rock act I Had An Inkling are searching for a new drummer. There's also a support slot with Help She Can't Swim to fill.

PREPARATION FOR REPUTATION
17 January 2005
The Reputation
The Reputation featuring Liz Elmore formerly of 90s alt act Sarge co-headline Dry Bar with noise popsters Johnny Panic on Friday 21st Jan. Support from Harem Pilots and Carpathia.

DEAD FLY FOR TOMORROW
16 January 2005
Dead Fly Buchowski
MM tipped and Beggar's Banquet signings Dead Fly Buchowski play Dry Bar on Wednesday 26th January with support from sturdy powerpop trio For Tomorrows, Blind IO and A Quiet Life.

STIPE ALIKE
16 January 2005
R.E.M.
If you can't wait for REM's upcoming European tour you might want to check out Cheshire REM tribute act 'Stipe', appearing at a local boozer near you.

DEBUT SINGLE RELEASED ON FIERCE PANDA
15 January 2005
Alterkicks
Things are on the up for Alterkicks who release their debut single 'Do Everything I Taught You' on Fierce Panda. There's also a couple of live dates.

BJÖRKING UP THE RIGHT TREE
14 January 2005
Björk
Bjork fan? Fancy getting your band on a high profile tribute CD? Here's your chance but hurry. Competition ends on Monday 17th Jan.

MANCHESTER MILLION TSUNAMI FUND RAISER
14 January 2005
Elbow
In response to the Tsunami disaster Manchester musicians have decided to raise a million quid. The campaign kicks off with a gig at the Apollo featuring Elbow, I Am Kloot, Durutti Column, Gold Blade and more to be confirmed.

RUF N READY
14 January 2005
Ruf Beats is celebrating the labels 11th birthday with a fresh, eclectic, club night for Manchester’s proper party people who understand the true paths of rhythm… Attic 28th Jan sets from Rufmouth and OB plus guests slots from Savannah and Sine.

JANUARY INDIGO
11 January 2005
Kings Have Long Arms
Indigo starts the new year with a live set from Ape Drape Escape and a DJ set from Kings Have Long Arms plus all the usual indie disco and candy antics. Friday 21st January, Retro Bar.

ELECTRIC CIRCUS SATURDAY - REDJETSON, THE SONAR YEN, LUCIDA CONSOLE AND THE KBC
10 January 2005
Redjetson
The first ELECTRIC CIRCUS gig of 2005 sees ManchesterMusic.Co.Uk team up with V-Man productions for the first in a series of events - this instalment features the unmissable REDJETSON being supported by THE SONAR YEN, The Lucida Console andThe KBC

POPART TREATS
09 January 2005
Laura Veirs
Popart present a fine line of premium Americana/Folk/Indie in the coming months with live sets from Laura Veirs, The Broken Family Band, Giant Sand, Herman Dune, Julian Donkey-Boy, Anna Kashfi and plenty more.

RIVELATIONS
08 January 2005
Rivulets
Popart present a rare live appearance from Rivulets at The Briton's Protection on Friday 21st January. Fans of Codeine, Nick Drake, Will Oldham, Red House Painters and Low will justifiably get rather excited.

THE MACC LADS
07 January 2005
Johnny Gunn
Veteran Macclesfield punk band Johnny Gunn play the Dog and Partridge in Bollington near Macclesfield on Saturday Jan 15th.

ALL KEITH AND NO BARRETT
06 January 2005
Keith
Fresh from playing the legendary Akoustik Anarkhy NYE house party with The Longcut and Loose Cannon, Keith play their first official set of the year on 14th January at the Music Box. Support from Finka, The Moogs and A Boy Called Roy.

YOU EXHIBITIONIST!
03 January 2005
Morrissey
If you’re in Night & Day over the next couple of months, it’s worth taking a minute to look at the walls as the venue plays host to the first UK exhibition by German rock photographer Sonja Niemeyer.

A DIFFERENT BEAT
03 January 2005
The Beat Poet
Wigan post-rockers The Beat Poet will be playing the Night and Day on Friday 4th February. The band also have a recommendation of their own in the form of harp and kim twanging Nancy Cunliffe.

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