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HARD ROCK FINALE WEDS 28th FEB - FREE ENTRY
28 February 2007
SAY (Say Jansfield)
This WEDS the 28th FEB 2007 sees the finale of the SOUNDS LIKE MANCHESTER series of free gigs at Hard Rock with SAY JANSFIELD and MONOMANIA

EARLY BLOWOUT
27 February 2007
The Earlies
Blowout is still without a permanent home following the closure of the Bierkeller in December, but this Saturday (3/3) they take over Blueprint Studios with live sets from The Earlies, Half Cousin and Starless & Bible Black.

ASHES OF SATAN
26 February 2007
Juno Ashes
Club Chameleon relaunches this Thursday (1st March) - in two places at once! Juno Ashes headline at Satan's Hollow with support including Tokyo Rebel Society, meanwhile The Reverend Coyote headline at Ashton Witchwood with three supports.

IT'S GREAT, IT'S NORTHERN AND IT'S FREE
26 February 2007
Want to see loads of excllent bands for free, including The Maple State, Polytechnic, The Answering Machine, Otra Mano, Cherry Ghost, Onions and Keith? And possibly get on telly? Channel M has tickets to give away for shows on various Thursdays in March.

MEGASTORE BRAKE-IN ** Time Changed Again **
26 February 2007
Brakes
Brakes will be performing live and signing copies of new single "Cease And Desist" at Manchester's Virgin Megastore this Wednesday (28th Feb) ahead of their gig at Academy 3 that evening. And the following week (Tue 6th) The Horrors play live in the shop.

REVOLUTION MONTHLY SHOWCASE THIS THURSDAY 22nd FEB AT OLDHAM CASTLE
22 February 2007
Waxplanet
Don’t forget that tonight (Thurs the 22nd Feb) sees another free 96.2 The Revolution gig at MM's home from home the Castle in Oldham

SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE
21 February 2007
Got a free date in your diary? V-Man Events are here to fill it. With names like Bromheads Jacket, Dartz! and 65daysofstatic alongside more unsigned bands than you'll find anywhere else, here's the listings for the rest of this month plus March and April.

ANY MINUTE NOW
20 February 2007
Rachael Kichenside
One of the most talked-about performers at last year's In The City, Rachael Kichenside launches her new single on Monday (26th Feb) with a Channel M TV appearance, followed by live gigs at Dry Bar (Tuesday 27th) and The Koffee Pot (Fri 2nd March).

GET A MAP AND HEAD FOR THE MOUNTAIN
20 February 2007
The Search Map
Latitude returns to the Globe on Friday 23rd February, with a line up the quality of which you’d rarely see outside of Manchester: Headlines, My Side Of the Mountain and The Search Map. £3 in.

FUGITIVE MUSIC
20 February 2007
Tim And Sam's Tim And The Sam Band With Tim And Sam
New webzine The Fugitive Motel has its launch night at Scubar on 7th March with The Search Map, Sonic Anaphones and Tim and Sam's Tim and the Sam Band playing live in aid of the British Heart Foundation.

COMPETITION : TICKETS FOR STONE SOUR AT APOLLO
18 February 2007
Courtesy of LIVENATION, ManchesterMusic.Co.Uk has a pair of tickets to give away for STONE SOUR when they appear at Manchester's Apollo on the 12th March.

COMPETITION : TICKETS FOR MASTODON'S MANCHESTER SHOW
18 February 2007
Mastodon
Courtesy of LIVENATION, ManchesterMusic.Co.Uk has a pair of tickets to give away for metal mavericks Mastodon when they appear at Manchester's Academy 2 on the 6th March

ROADHOUSE ROLLS OUT HIGHLIGHTS
16 February 2007
Listings news with the 'All New' Roadhouse In Your 'InBox' Pocket Guide

BAUER PLAY BAR
16 February 2007
Bauer
BAUER play Bar XS in Fallowfield next Thursday the 22nd February 2007.

GOING IRISH WITH THE 2007 MANCHESTER IRISH FESTIVAL
16 February 2007
News of the Manchester Irish Festival, 2007 and arts and music events taking place across the city of Manchester between the 3rd and 18th March

PATS NIGHT OUT
16 February 2007
Manchester Academy's Ultimate St Pats Party 2007 is on the 17th March (Saturday) featuring classic the Irish punk / New Wave sounds of The Undertones and The Family Mahone

POWER IN CAST-LE
16 February 2007
John Power
Liverpudlian legend John Power (cast / The LA's) plays the Castle in Oldham on Sunday the 11th March.

BURY'S BLUETONIC
16 February 2007
The Bluetones
Indie legends and currently enjoying a spectacular return to form, The Bluetones play The Met in Bury on Saturday the 17th February

ALTERED ESSENCE
16 February 2007
Puressence
Due to delays with their fourth album, Puresence have had to postpone their album launch gig at the Ritz which was due to take place on 15th March. They will however be playing Academy 4 on Sunday 25th March and we're told Ritz tickets will be valid there

SEASIDE MONKEYS
16 February 2007
Arctic Monkeys
Billed as "gorilla gigs", The Arctic Monkeys bring their last-minute gig adventures to the North West tomorrow (17 Feb). They'll be playing at Morecambe Dome with tickets only available from the venue, from 12pm on the day.

FOGHORN DISTORTION
12 February 2007
Vessels
Into The Black returns on Monday 19th, to a proper venue this time (see Live Reviews, 5th Feb) with Vessels ("A foghorn through a distortion pedal", in their own words) and an excellent local supporting cast of Air Cav, Politburo and Duty Now.

SHINE A LIGHT
12 February 2007
The Lightshines
Ethereal pop with echoey harmonies from Manchester's one-man shoegaze dronemaster, plus Money & The Masses, The Roseburys and Dirty Waltz. All this for no pence at this week's FictionNonFiction (Tuesday 13th).

KNOWSLEY HALL MUSIC FESTIVAL HEADS TOWARDS SELL OUT
12 February 2007
Keane
The first ever Knowsley Hall Music Festival has headliners of The Who, Keane, The Zutons, The Coral, The View, Pete Wylie & the Mighty Wah + many more to play Liverpool’s biggest two day rock festival.

OXJAM VOLUNTEERS WANTED!
11 February 2007
Oxjam is Oxfam’s biggest, most ambitious music event ever and they need Manchester volunteers to help make it happen..!

SPRINGING UP ALL OVER TOWN
10 February 2007
The Fountain
Long time MM favourites The Fountain are now a powerful three-piece and have loads of gigs coming up in and around Manchester in March.

DUKLA PRAGUE AWAY TEAM COME TO MANCHESTER
10 February 2007
Half Man Half Biscuit
This week indie veterans Half Man Half Biscuit make their first visit to Manchester in over three years, playing Academy 1 on Friday 16th February, with support from local Probe Plus labelmates Calvin Party.

NO SHOES FOR BLOWOUT * STOP PRESS *
09 February 2007
Blood Red Shoes
Blood Red Shoes have pulled out of tonight's Blowout at Night & Day due to illness. However the Courtneeners, Carlis Star and the Headlines are still playing...

SAVE YOURSELF KREEPING
09 February 2007
Club Save Yourself is back on the 16th Feb with horror flick hopefuls KREEPS

DEER FRIENDS THIS WEEKEND
09 February 2007
Starless And Bible Black
Having muttered, nodded and feigned interest in ‘maybe doing something together’ for about two years now, Red Deer Club and Friends Of Music unite to bring you a one off special this Sunday

LIVE, LOUD AND FREE
07 February 2007
The Castle, also known as the best pub on Oldham Street, has some free live music nights coming up featuring local punk, post-punk and metal bands including Blacklands, Revenge of the Psychotronic Man and the probably rather loud Hangover Heart Attack.

URGENT: VENUE CHANGE FOR TONIGHT
05 February 2007
Anteater
Due to unforeseen circumstances tonight's AnteAter gig has been moved to a new secret location. Please contact AnteAter or Into the Black for more details.

BLOOD AND FRAY AT NIGHT AND DAY
05 February 2007
The Courteeners
Following the Bierkeller's closure, Blowout is currently lodging in Night & Day, where this Friday (9th) the hotly tipped Blood Red Shoes headline. As in, go onstage after the Courteeners. Has anyone warned them?

THIS WEEK IN THE CELLAR OF ROCK'N'ROLL...
05 February 2007
In The Black
Tomorrow's FictionNonFiction (Tue 6th) features primal bluesy garage rock'n'roll courtesy of Chorizo & the Frantic Driver and In The Black; plus The Rays, probably another band, plus the usual ace records and no entry fee.

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