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YOUNG GIFTED & GREEN ?
30 December 2002
Prizes Galore for the chosen act in the annual band competition that sifts out the best talent from amongst the Anglo-Irish community. Are you green and more importantly good ?

THE RIGHT PROFILE
30 December 2002
Forget the sad rag lying at the bottom of your magazine rack and enlighten your senses with the most unique publication to grace the shelves for a long time, The Profile magazine

LEGENDARY CLASH FRONTMAN DIES
23 December 2002
Joe Strummer / Joe Strummer And The Mescaleros
Joe Strummer, the leader of legendary Seventies punk band The Clash, died aged 50 on Sunday (22/12/02).

ECLECTRICAL OUTPUT REQUIRES MORE AMPS
15 December 2002
The very prominent and successful "Eclectricity", one of the few independent free gigs available in Manchester needs more bands for 2003 ! Are You Ready ?

808 STATE - GIG & COMPETITION
14 December 2002
808 State
808 State return to Manchester with a gig at the newly refurbished Ascension (ex-Planet K) - find out more and also enter our exclusive COMPETITION, which includes a pair of tickets and a signed CD.

CITY LIFE AWARDS
11 December 2002
Various Artists
Among the accredited local awards for Fashion, Shopping, Eating and Boozing, nestles a worthy set of Music gongs for the City’s much celebrated local industry.

DEMO CALL FROM THE NATIONS BIGGEST RADIO STATION
10 December 2002
Various Artists
Another chance to try and get on the Radio One Playlist as the BBC push out OneMusic again for 2003 - a good chance to get unsigned music on the air and hopefuly displace a heavily rotated top 20.

THEM BONES
10 December 2002
BoneBox
Bone Box play the Contact Theatre on 14th December as part of multi-faceted Wonderland event which gathers together DJs, artists and musicians, including Andy Votel and Electrosluts, for a one night spectacular.

FRETWELLS NORTHERN AMBITION
06 December 2002
Stephen Fretwell
The hotly anticipated first release from both Stephen Fretwell and Northern Ambition is just around the corner

INSPIRALS CONFIRM REUNION
06 December 2002
Inspiral Carpets
As exclusively revealed on the manchestermusic.co.uk news site, the INSPIRAL CARPETS have now confirmed their UK TOUR

YOUR BLOODY VALENTINE
02 December 2002
Various Artists
Valentines latest release celebrates their first anniversary with a rather special compilation and headshrinking run of parties and bashes - can you keep up ?

NEW DATE AND LOOKING FOR A DEAL
01 December 2002
Puressence
Puressence announce an exclusive live Manchester date just as news of being dropped by Island hits the streets

NEW CARPET FOR CHRISTMAS
01 December 2002
Inspiral Carpets
Carpets Reform Exclusive - New Year Gigs To Be Announced

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