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< < Archive News Stories on Manchester Music For February, 2006

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FREAKY DANCIN'
28 February 2006
Domino Bones
Ex-Happy Mondays legend, Celebrity Big Brother winner 2005 and all-round national treasure Bez brings his new band Domino Bones to the Jabez on Thursday 30th March.

FOUR SIDES OF SOUND
28 February 2006
The Other Side Of Sound
Hotly tipped The Other Side Of Sound headline a Designer Magazine special at Night & Day next Wednesday (8th March) with Manchestermusic favourites Omerta also on the bill, as well as Ellwood and Ryna.

HOTPANTS AND DRAINPIPES
26 February 2006
doublejoHngrey
FictionNonFiction present another evening of live music for no entry fee this Tuesday (28th February) at Tiger Lounge on Cooper St. This week's line-up is Dead Disco, Doublejo(h)ngrey, The Drainpipes and Hotpants Romance.

SHIFT WORK
25 February 2006
Pitchshifter
Long-standing UK underground cult heroes Pitchshifter play their first UK gigs in two years in March. They visit Manchester Academy 2 on Wednesday 22nd, and there's an exclusive free 6 track CD of new material for everyone attending.

STILL TRIPPIN'
23 February 2006
The KBC
Preston dance-punk-electro types The KBC launch their new single tonight (23rd) at High Voltage (Music Box) with DJ action from Ladytron's Reuben Wu.

STOP PRESS: AFTERSHAMBLES!
22 February 2006
Pete Doherty
Pete Doherty will be playing live acoustically at Jabez Clegg after Babyshambles' Manchester Academy show this Sunday (26th February). Tickets are 10 and rather limited...

STRANGE AND ETHEREAL
19 February 2006
Greenspace
Strange Melody present their first gig of 2006 at the Star & Garter on Thursday 23rd February with ethereal 4AD revivalists Greenspace headlining and support from Riders Of Rebus, Sir Yes Sir and Joff Whitten.

FREE FICTION
19 February 2006
Laymar
Gigs getting too expensive these days? Look no further than Tigerlounge where FictionNonFiction present four bands including dirty rockers Bane Overlord and the excellent Laymar this Tuesday (21st February) for an entry fee of nought pence.

ON TOP OF THE WORLD - KIDS TAKEOVER THE BRIDGEWATER
17 February 2006
Elbow
Guy Garvey and Richard Jupp from Elbow join children and young people from across Greater Manchester at a unique and exciting performance at prestigious Manchester venue, The Bridgewater Hall.

CHARABANCS LATE ROOM LISTINGS
17 February 2006
Charabancs HMV Showcase events notch up their listings calendar for March

BONEY N&D
17 February 2006
BoneBox
A night of darkly wonderful Roots'n'Roll courtesy of Bonebox and very special guests takes place at N&D on Saturday the 25th February

ITC06 : CALL FOR DEMOS: ITC UNSIGNED
17 February 2006
Yup - It's that time of year again - get your recording hats on

PERFORMANCE'S DATA DATE
15 February 2006
Performance
The marvellous elctronic hybrid that is Performance are laying on a rather special shindig this Saturday (18/2/06)

NIGHTY NOIR
14 February 2006
Jim Noir
MM favourite - and everyone elses too - Jim Noir plays the Manchester Comedy Store on Monday the 20th February

PLAYTIME FOR THE CHILDREN
13 February 2006
The Children
The Children's eclectic psychedelic blues has caught the attention of Clint Boon and Paul Weller (as well as us, of course) - see for yourself as they play Manchester, Oldham, Ashton and Glossop - and you might even find yourself on TV...

BLOWOUT & CLUB NME: LATEST LISTINGS
13 February 2006
What it says on the tin really - all the latest listings from Blowout and Club NME Manchester including The Whip's single launch this Wednesday (15th) and dates for The Young Knives, The Cinematics and seminal indie heroes The Fire Engines.

RAMPANTLY WIRED!
13 February 2006
Aristocrash
Club Wired comes to The Rampant Lion this Saturday (18th February) with lve sets from Aristocrash, The Zeema Zees and Cohesion. It's 4 in and kicks off at 8.30pm...

READY TO HIT THE JAKPOT
10 February 2006
Jakpot
Following a string of successful gigs in Leeds and London, indie upstarts The Jakpot are back in Manchester to play Jabez Clegg on Thursday 16th February.

TWISTED VISUALS
10 February 2006
Voice Of The Seven Woods
Twisted Nerve Records and their friends take over the Kings Arms on Saturday 18th February for an evening of international psychedelic films, soundtracked live by nu-Krautrockers Voice Of The Seven Woods and Samandtheplants.

THINGS TO DO IN MARCH
07 February 2006
Things In Herds
Things In Herds bring their lo-fi shambling folk to the Bowling Green (Grafton St, near the university) on Thursday 16th march, with support from The Specialists.

HIGH VOLTAGE - LATEST LISTINGS
07 February 2006
Another schedule packed with top value gigs from High Voltage featuring This Ain't Vegas, the Shout Out Louds, The Ivories, Absentee, Duels and Help She Can't Swim all with the usual quality supporting bills.

BOYS OWN ADVENTURES
05 February 2006
Boy Kill Boy
Wednesday 1st March sees an unmissable double-header at Academy 3, with raucous stuff from Boy Kill Boy who are fresh off supporting hard-Fi on their sold-out tour, and demented eclectic psychedelia from Misty's Big Adventure.

FIVE FOR 2006
04 February 2006
Omerta
The cream of North Manchester's guitar bands take over The Witchwood next Saturday (11th February) with Omerta, the Tides, Behind Green Lights, Kni9hts and Belief System - and all for a crisp fiver.

TRIBUTES TO A LOCAL HERO
01 February 2006
Bryan Glancy
Blowout has taken a decision to remain closed this Friday (3rd February) as a mark of respect for Bryan Glancy who was due to appear on the bill. Meanwhile a commemorative blog has been set up to pay tribute to the much-loved singer.

OLDHAM UP!
01 February 2006
Oldham Castle's resurgence as a live gig venue to be reckoned with continues, with one of Dance To the Radio's hottest bands Shut Your Eyes And You'll Burst Into Flames on 3rd March and power-punk-alt-rock from Kill Kenada on 10th February.

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