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< < Archive News Stories on Manchester Music For November, 2007

Bringing you all the News stories from deep in the archives

BALLOON LAUNCH
29 November 2007
Lead Balloons
Jangly indie pop favourites Lead Balloons launch their (and their label Friends Of Mine's) debut single this Saturday (1st December) with support from Akoustik Anarkhy stars Its a buffalo, at old aA haunt The Gardens Hotel.

PSYCHEDELIC MANGLE
29 November 2007
"Traditional Welsh songs put through a psychedelic mangler", offbeat female folk and all manner of other oddities hit Chorlton this weekend courtesy of the B-Music / Finders Keepers brigade. All at Dulcimer, Wilbraham Rd; details here...

WARLOCKS - RESCHEDULED MANCHESTER SHOW (5/12)
29 November 2007
The Warlocks
The Warlocks have managed to get another flight to the UK and as such will play a rescheduled show at Manchester's Roadhouse on Wednesday the 5th of December

DO YOU DO VOODOO?
28 November 2007
Zombina & The Skeletones
This Friday (30th Nov) at Voodoo (Retro Bar, Sackville St) there's a welcome return to Manchester for "Liverpool's cross between the Rezillos and 'Shaun of The Dead'" (according to our last review of them), Zombina And The Skeletones.

FICTIONAL VILLAINS
27 November 2007
Vincent Vincent And The Villains
Get polishing those 50s shoes and run a comb through that quiff - FictionNonFiction tonight (27th) presents an exclusive performance by Vincent Vincent & The Villains. Support from The Witches (ex-New Graffiti) and as usual, it's free in. Could be rammed.

CORPORATION CONN!
26 November 2007
Gideon Conn
Corporation Pop #8 will take place on Saturday 1st December at The Witchwood, Ashton-under-Lyne with with the return of the one and only Gideon Conn

RED DEER'S WINTER WARMERS
26 November 2007
Nancy Elizabeth
The much respected and much loved John Smith is on a UK tour and what better stop off than a visit to Salford with extra special guest Sara Lowes and Nancy Elizabeth (with full band) on the 6th December at Sacred Trinity Church

RUBY RUBY RUBY RUBY
26 November 2007
Mystery Jets
THE MYSTERY JETS plus special guests appear at the Ruby Lounge - Manchester's newest must play gig venue - this Wednesday, November 28 preceded by MY WAY MY LOVE and LAYMAR PLUS (!) LIZ GREEN tonight, Monday the 26th

HEY!/FOLKS GIG ALERT
26 November 2007
With this weeks Hey!Manchester event with Jens Lekmensold out, there's still Akron/Family to look forward to on Friday (30/11) at The Phoenix and Efterklang on the same night at the Roadhouse.

FOUR COURSE SUNDAY SPECIAL
26 November 2007
Sunday 2nd December sees a veritable feast of dark-hued atmospheric indie rock in Academy 3, with The Tides, Juno Ashes, The Vanguard and Optional Wallace all for a fiver.

XMAS ESSENCE
23 November 2007
Puressence
It's been a fantastic 2007 for Puressence, with their fourth album "Don't Forget To Remember" delighting old fans and winning new ones - and they end it with an intimate hometown gig at Kehoes in Failsworth on 29th December.

AFTERSHOW THIS THURSDAY with FRIENDS OF MINE
22 November 2007
Lead Balloons
This week's AFTERSHOW presents the jingly jangly indie electro superstars Thomas Tantrum plus a stage curated by Friends of Mine with Lead Balloons and MOCO !

POWER OUT ?
22 November 2007
Electrelane
Electrelane have announced that they are to go on hiatus after releasing new single 'Berlin' on November 26, possibly making the 28th November their last ever gig in Manchester..

IN THE VMAN WINTER....
22 November 2007
WhiskyCats
Looking for something to do between now & Xmas ! - look no further than Vman's November to December listings which include The Whisky Cats headlining Academy 1 !

WARLOCKS - MANCHESTER SHOW CANCELLED
21 November 2007
The Warlocks
The Warlocks are now not coming to Manchester after their plane was cancelled ..

URBIS SOCIAL SCENE
19 November 2007
Nine Black Alps
Psssst - want to see Nine Black Alps for just three quid? Stick a date in your diary for Channel M's Saturday Social at Urbis on 1st December. Also featuring Stateless, this will probably sell out, so best book some tickets now...

ROCK'N'ROLL BEATNIKS
19 November 2007
Jon Jones & The Beatniks Movement
FictionNonFiction dish up Dadaist tea-dances and erratic time signatures this week (Tues 20th) courtesy of Jon Jones & The Beatniks Movement along with some dirty rock'n'roll from regulars In The Black. Plus Toy de Trop and Barbarians. All for £0 as usual

HAPPY BIRTHDAY NIGHT & DAY
19 November 2007
It's Night & Day's 16th birthday next week, and to celebrate they've got Operator Please (Fri 23rd), Sons & Daughters (Sat 24th), Marah (Sun 25th) and St Vincent (Mon 26th). Plus full listings to the end of 2007 and beyond...

NEW NORTH MANCHESTER MUSIC VENUE
17 November 2007
Bands are wanted for a new North Manchester Venue ! Hello to the commuter and indie alt.rock friendly Venue 45...

KINGS ARMS HOSTS HOT LINE UP
16 November 2007
Working For A Nuclear Free City
Recurring Accident and Northern Star Record have four bands for four pounds - the good news is that it's a corking list (WFANFC + Lab Noise + Lightshies etc) - the action kicks off on the night of Saturday the 24th November

COMFY ON A TIGHTROPE MINIFEST THIS SATURDAY AT ISLINGTON MILL
16 November 2007
Comfortable On A Tightrope present HEAR HERE : a day-long festival at Islington Mill, Salford this Saturday (17th)

LAMB & WOLF PRESENT STARS OF THE LID AT URBIS
16 November 2007
STARS OF THE LID bring their beautiful ambient drones to the UK for the first time in 6 years courtesy of Lamb And Wolf on Thursday the 25/11 at Urbis

RAVE ON THURSDAY
16 November 2007
The Raveonettes
Long time MM favourites THE RAVEONETTES hit town again in the coming week (Thursday 22/11).

MORE AFTERSHOW ACTION
15 November 2007
Cohesion
This Thursday, expect another musically varied night, with The Aftershow’s headliners The Moths providing their own post-punk pop foray plus support from Cohesion

WINELIGHT TONIGHT
13 November 2007
The Met welcomes a fantastic line up for the Winelight Club next month featuring Andrea Glass, Robert Brown, Juliana Meyer and The Steals on Tuesday 13 November starting at 8pm.

SATURDAY PLAYTIME
09 November 2007
The Lightshines
This Saturday has Playtime promoting two rather special outfits ; The Sorry Loves (ex-Fila Brazilia) plus The Lightshines in Chorlton

MUSICAL WAR STORIES
09 November 2007
The Octagon Theatre Bolton is celebrating its 40th Anniversary this year with a host of productions from it's award winning team

FUTURE IS NOW
09 November 2007
OK it's still 2007 and next years seems a bit of way away, but Manchester's very own FUTURESONIC has stars in it's eyes already as it plans for next years event which takes place in early May.

FRIENDS OF MINE ARE THREE!
07 November 2007
Keith
Friends of Mine presents a truly seminal line-up in order to celebrate 3 years of liver damage and cavorting this Saturday

AFTERSHOW THIS THURSDAY
07 November 2007
Maudite Dance
This Thursday Get Cape Wear Cape Fly will be gracing The Aftershow's stage at Sankeys plus tons of local support

PEST ALERT
07 November 2007
King Pest
King Pest this Thursday "under the radar"

MUSHRUMPS EXTRAVAGANZA THIS SAT @ URBIS
06 November 2007
The Beep Seals
Maybe the strangest event this week is Mushrumps Birthday Blowout at Urbis on Saturday featuring The Beep Seals and They Came From The Stars I Saw Them..

SONIC ASSAULT GIVES GIG OF WEEK
05 November 2007
At last in a long while there’s a gig so embarrassingly dripping in riches that it easily makes the gig of the week headline.

RUBY LOUNGE IS GO !
02 November 2007
Mr Jay Taylor is now booking at the Ruby Lounge and already the venue has become a staple fixture on the alternative circuit for those with discerning taste - here's a sampler of tasty treats in store this November

HIGH VOLTAGE - NEW RECORDS AND GIG
02 November 2007
The Maple State
HV towers have been beavering away working on devilish schemes- news of The Maple State, new signings Pony Up and their next HV live show >>

WINELIGHT HIGHLIGHT FOR NOVEMBER
02 November 2007
The Met welcomes a fantastic line up for the Winelight Club this month featuring Andrea Glass, Robert Brown, Juliana Meyer and The Steals on Tuesday 13 November starting at 8pm.

NIGHT & DAY NOVEMBER
02 November 2007
Elvis Perkins
Night & Day announce their NOVEMBER HIGHLIGHTS for the esteemed venues live calender - read on for the full SP on what's hot >>

HEY MANCHESTER'S WINTER PROGRAMME!
02 November 2007
Animal Collective
Hey Manchester and Pineapple Folk have a range of hot events coming up over the next few months including HAWK AND A HACKSAW , JASON MOLINA,TINY VIPERS, OKKERVIL RIVER,ANIMAL COLLECTIVE and DAVID BAZAN - full details here >>

CULT CLUB & SAKI
02 November 2007
The Answering Machine
A new club night 'STRANGE COMMUNICATION' now kicks off at the Saki Bar on Oxford Road every Thursday night.

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