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< < Archive News Stories on Manchester Music For January, 2010

Bringing you all the News stories from deep in the archives

FRIDAY "FRIENDS OF MANCHESTER" ACADEMY 3 GIG POSTPONED
28 January 2010
The Answering Machine
The Friday event has been postponed due to bereavement - news on rescheduling to follow early next week so hang onto tickets for now. This will NOT affect the main all-day Saturday event, for which a few tickets are still available.

TWISTED WHEEL GET THEIR FAC RIGHT
27 January 2010
Twisted Wheel
New Twisted Wheel Manchester Date Added To Tour – FAC 251 (The Factory) February 26th

MANCHESTER ICONS BACK ON
27 January 2010
John Cooper Clarke
Word from Ruby Lounge is that John Cooper Clarke has now recovered from the illness which caused his gig with Frank Sidebottom to be postponed twice in late '09 - the date's now back on for Sunday 21st February, with all original tickets valid.

IN CONVERSATION
26 January 2010
The Fall
Close Up At The Green Room is a series of exclusive opportunities to get up close and personal with artists discussing their life and work with Dave Haslam. Kevin Rowland and Mark E Smith appear at the first two events in March.

MODERN ENGLISH IS HERE
26 January 2010
1913
Modern English Music, which describes itself as Manchester's new digital and interactive record label for the 21st Century, launches officially next Wed, 3 Feb, at Cord with signings 1913, Thallie, Micky P Kerr and Call Me Animal playing live.

SET YOUR ALARM CLOCK NOW...
26 January 2010
The Courteeners
Not long ago The Courteeners sold out the 10000 capacity GMex in five days. On 16th February there's a rare chance to see them at the rather more intimate Ruby Lounge. The catch? You have to get up very early this Saturday to bag tickets...

DINGO RETRO
26 January 2010
Cyril Snear
We've not come across the promoter Dingo Barracks before but they have a great name and a brilliant line-up at Retro Bar tomorrow (Wed 27th) - Cyril Snear, Arficeden, Tonnica and From The Kites Of San Quentin, all for four quid.

FRIENDS OF MANCHESTER - WHAT, WHERE, WHEN
26 January 2010
Friends Of Manchester Festival is this Saturday - there are still a few tickets left at £12.50 (it'll be £15 on the door if not sold out) - and we've got the running order here for you in a nice printable form.

BACK TO THE TOP
25 January 2010
The Woodentops
80s indie guitar legends and dancefloor innovators the Woodentops are back, with only two UK dates including Manchester Deaf Institute on Saturday 6th March, following a London one the night before. Here's why you should go...

HOT VOLTAGE
21 January 2010
Hot Club de Paris
High Voltage veterans Hot Club De Paris retrun to play the recently relaunched night - now at Deaf Institute - on Monday 15th February. Support comes from Trojan Horse and Spokes.

A DIFFERENT STYLE OF PAINTER
20 January 2010
riverrun
Not content with leading his own band and playing in other peoples', Daniel Land releases his debut album as solo ambient/abstract side project "riverrun" on 1st March - but there's a special edition only available for pre-orders. Details here.

MANCHESTER'S NEWEST POP STARS ON THE ROAD AGAIN
19 January 2010
Delphic
With "Acolyte" crashing into the top ten and their current UK tour pretty much sold out everywhere, Delphic have announced another 8 live dates in March; Manchester's is at Sankeys on the 17th, tickets onsale Friday.

FRIENDS OF MANCHESTER UPDATE - LAST CHANCE FOR TENNER TICKETS
18 January 2010
Run Toto Run
This week's your last chance to buy £10 tickets for the Friends Of Manchester festival (30 Jan, Kro & Jabez Clegg). There are now over 70 acts on the bill - check out the full list here, as well as the new video from one of our favourite acts on the bill.

MANCHESTER'S QUEER NOISE
18 January 2010
(hooker)
Saturday 23rd January 2010 at The Deaf Institute finds a one-off celebration of gay music in Manchester.

STANDING IN THE WAY OF CONTROL
18 January 2010
SOUND CONTROL launch a brand new 3 floor Indie clubnight, called fittingly, CONTROL on Jan 26th - there's an open invite for bands to play pre-club - details within >>

WINTER / SPRING JAZZ AT BAND ON THE WALL
18 January 2010
Acoustic Ladyland
Band on The Wall is back with a new Winter/Spring season of acclaimed international jazz artists warming up the stage.

ARFICEDEN TAKE ON JANUARY
18 January 2010
Arficeden
Arficeden further their attempts at re-formatting the region's musical landscapes with a raft of new material and a new set for their upcoming January tour

WOTGODFORGOT SPRING OFFENSIVE
17 January 2010
Wotgodforgot is back for 2010 with a tasty schedule including Finnish spaceheads JOENSUU1685, local noisemasters KONG and Californian experimentalists Xiu Xiu - and it all kicks off tomorrow (Monday 18/1) with Bird Names at Retro Bar.

WOTGODFORGOT SPRING OFFENSIVE - SECOND WAVE
17 January 2010
Part two of the Wotgodforgot spring listing, as there was just too much exciting stuff on there for one page...

2010 STARTS HERE
13 January 2010
After an unexpectedly extended midwinter break Ruby Lounge reopens for business on Friday (15th) with the Lost & Found night postponed from last week. Here's the listings for the rest of January and beyond...

THIS SHOULD SCARE THE ORANGE PEOPLE
13 January 2010
Autechre
Warp Records' legendarily innovative electronic duo Autechre, who originate from Rochdale, have a new album out soon and a tour which kicks off in Manchester on 11th March at Pure in the Printworks.

J C CLARKE HASN'T BEEN KNIGHTED - HE SHOULD BE, BUT FOR NOW HERE'S SOME TOUR INFO
08 January 2010
John Cooper Clarke, the bard of Salford returns to the stage for a major UK Tour (some dates also include the magnificent Frank Sidebottom as a special guest)

TWISTED WHEEL TAKE ON 2010 WITH TOUR AND ALBUM
08 January 2010
Oldham’s Twisted Wheel are pleased to announce details of their first Headline Tour of 2010, 'hardest working band' accolades plus news of upcoming releases...

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