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< < Archive News Stories on Manchester Music For December, 2004

Bringing you all the News stories from deep in the archives

TSUNAMI RELIEF
31 December 2004
Information for those who'd like to help or even just contribute to any of the established agencies other worldwide efforts in light of the Asian Tsunami

BE BA - BE BA BABY - LOOKIN POP OUT SOME TUNES
21 December 2004
Lookin
Up and coming rockers LOOKIN have completed work on their new CD ‘o be launched on Wednesday 22nd December at BE BA in Macc

VALENTINE'S DAY AT XMAS
17 December 2004
doublejoHngrey
Valentine Records return to their spiritual home at the Retro Bar on Wednesday 22nd December with Christmas trimmings and live sets from Doublejohngrey and Lynskey.

ANARKHIK KRISTMAS
14 December 2004
Loose Canon
Akoustik Anarkhy present a night of live music extreme shenanigans at the Garden Hotel this Friday 17th with sets from Loose Canon and all the usual hedonism.

CHRISTMAS FANDANGO
14 December 2004
Pollen
Fandango invite you to the Night and Day this Friday 17th to indulge in 'festive' fun with live tunes from Pollen, Lander, Sinistre Footwear and Crosbi.

CLUB REPUB
13 December 2004
Behind Green Lights
Club Republic opens its doors at the Retro Bar on Thursday 16th Decemeber with live sets from Behind Green Lights, Kavolchy and Geek Girl plus typical indie disco antics.

PRETEND THAT WE'RE DEAD
12 December 2004
Deadstring Brothers
Detroit americana combo Deadstring Brothers come to the Star & Garter on Thursday February 17th and no, they don't even sound remotely garagey!

SONGS ABOUT JESUS
12 December 2004
The Broken Family Band
The Broken Family Band was initially formed in Cambridge for fun in June 2001; all the songs were to be about Jesus, sex and booze. They have failed to break this promise and received national acclaim since. They play the Star & Garter on Feb 20th.

BROWN MARIACHI
12 December 2004
Ian Brown
Ian Brown has announced the release of "Time is My Everything" together with a series of dates next March.

DOHERTY : NEW YEARS EVE TICKET COMPETITION plus CHANCE TO WIN CD/DVD EDITION OF THE LIBERTINES ALBUM
08 December 2004
Babyshambles
The Libertines release a deluxe edition of their latest album with DVD content, plus Doherty drops into MCR this New Years Eve - we have an exclusive comp to get you copies / entry

VOLTAGE TOURS
07 December 2004
Komakino
High Voltage have announced two new dates one at home and one in Leeds with sets from Bam Bam Francis, The Sonar Yen, Performance, The Ladyboy Transformer, Komakino, Beats Capri, The KBC and Groucho. Phew!

HOT CHOCOLATE
07 December 2004
The Second Floor
The Great White Chocolate Debate returns to Jabez on Thursday 16th December with live tunes from The Second Floor, The Research, The Adventures of Loki and Blue Vinyl.

CHARABANC NEW YEAR SHOWS
06 December 2004
Charabanc Promotions Present a barrow load of new talent in January 2005 with their HMV Showcase @ The Late Room (Below Life Café)

A HABIT THAT STICKS - BUZZCOCKS SHOW
06 December 2004
THE BUZZCOCKS play a homecoming gig this Saturday 11th December at the Manchester Academy 2

COOPER CLAUSE : EVENT TO SUPPORT AIDS CHARITY / AMNESTY CAUSE
06 December 2004
Jack Cooper
This Tuesday the 7th December, sees a charity gig being held at Manchester Met Student Union with live music by Jack Cooper, The Whiskycats plus more acts TBC.

NOELIE NOEL
06 December 2004
Noelie McDonnell
After a summer which has seen him play alongside John Martyn, John Spillane, Roesy, The Chalets ,The Saw Doctors, The Revs & Mundy to name but a few, Noelie McDonnell comes to the Night & Day on Saturday 18th December.

XMAS AT THE PALACE
06 December 2004
Soul City Exile
Levenshulme Palace has a night of unsigned action lined up for you this Friday 10th December. Sets from Soul City Exile, 10 Acre, The Chase, Kashmire, Crescendo & Zebrewder' plus 'Take Me Out' club night with the Rockfest DJ crew.

INDIGO DOUBLE XMAS BILL
04 December 2004
Frank Sidebottom
Indigo present a double header of indie-pop and comedy entertainment with live sets from local legend Frank Sidebottom and Metrolink enthusiasts Starbase 109. There's also a Manic St Preachers aftershow party upstairs. Cripes above!

PAGAN POPART
04 December 2004
Anna Kashfi
Popart have accidently booked a date on Monday 13th December but they've come good filling it with some swanky acts. Sets from The Lights, Anna Kashfi, The Former Bullies, David Kay and the Defendants and Land Ahoy!

STRANGEWAYS XMAS RIOT
04 December 2004
The Permissive Society
Blueprint Studios present a large quantity of live sounds on Saturday 18th of December at Blueprint studios. Sets from The Permissive Society, Tricky Nixon, Meadow, Sirconical, Glass, The Casual Saints and special guests.

DOHERTY - NEW YEAR'S EVE BASH
01 December 2004
Pete Doherty
Pete Doherty will (hopefully) be appearing live at Bar Aqua in Manchester on New Year's Eve. Hey kids! It the hippest, happenin' ticket in town. Best get them dialing fingers-a-dialin'

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