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< < Archive News Stories on Manchester Music For February, 2009

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MAGIC ARM'S BOOTSY AT DEAF INSTITUTE
27 February 2009
Magic Arm
Club Brenda at The Deaf Institute this week end (Sat 28th) features the launch of Magic Arms new EP ..

MARCH WINELIGHT IN BURY
27 February 2009
Building on successful evenings held in Bury's Automatic restaurant, The Winelight Club brings some hot choices and a few surprises, to the Studio at The Met. Expect one headlining act with support from gems from the North West music scene.

FUEL FOR THOUGHT
27 February 2009
Garron Frith
Fuel in Withington has an extensive and impressive March calender providing a free series of respected events from music to art to comedy - almost too good to be true!

ALL AGES SEX RADIO
27 February 2009
Sex Radio
The Station Hotel in Altrincham plays host to Designer Mags latest All Ages gig featuring

ALLY MCBEAL SINGER VONDA SHEPARD TO PERFORM IN MANCHESTER
27 February 2009
Vonda Shepard, one of the US’s most distinctive singer/songwriters and the voice of hit US show AllyMcBeal will be performing in Manchester on 1 March for the first time in six years

INTIMATE OCEAN COLOUR SCENE CHARITY GIG AT HARD ROCK
26 February 2009
Ocean Colour Scene play Hard Rock Cafe Manchester for Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy

STONE ME: TINY LAST MINUTE MANCHESTER GIG FOR MILLION SELLING JOSS
24 February 2009
Joss Stone
Multi-platinum selling Grammy and Brit award winner Joss Stone plays a special low-key gig at Ruby Lounge this Sunday (1st march). Tickets are on sale now at £15, and local star-in-waiting Jessie Rose supports.

FICTIONAL FLOWERS * MM Recommends *
21 February 2009
Flowers Of Hell
Transatlantic experimentalist mini-orchestra Flowers Of Hell headline a special FictionNonFiction this week (Tue 24th, Tiger Lounge). It's just a fiver in (free to FNF members) and highly recommended. The Jannocks support with Daniel Land on DJ duties.

COMING UP AT RUBY LOUNGE
21 February 2009
Team MM is spending a lot of time in Ruby Lounge right now as the High St venue keeps coming up trumps with the best local, national and international live bands. Brakes, The Noisettes and Damo Suzuki are all coming soon as well as a Liam Frost residency.

WOTGODFORGOT PRESENT MORE BANDS YOU HAVE PROBABLY NEVER HEARD OF BUT WILL PROBABLY BE AMAZING
21 February 2009
Shooting Spires
Wotgodforgot shifts operations to Tiger Lounge tomorrow (Sun 22nd) with the wildly eclectic Zun Zun Egui, before returning to regular haunt Retor Bar on Wednesday 4th March with Shooting Spires which is BJ Warshaw from Parts & Labor's glitchy solo project

NIGHT & DAY NEWS UPDATE
21 February 2009
Keith
Stuck for something to do tonight (Sat 21st)? Keith play Night & Day, and we very much recommend it. Read on for full venue listings for the next few weeks including The Spinto Band, School Of Seven Bells, Just Jack, Loney Dear and more.

FIXED ABODE
21 February 2009
Everyone likes free stuff, right? Well, courtesy of a new night called Canteen you can see four of the region's best up and coming bands every Saturday night at Abode in Chorlton, for zero pence entry.

TWISTED WHEEL HIT THE ROAD plus DEBUT ALBUM NEWS
20 February 2009
Twisted Wheel
The Twisted Wheel will be flying around Britain all the way through to the summer, as they also put the finishing touches to their debut album "We R Us"

ELBOW WIN MORE PRIZES & TOUR
20 February 2009
Elbow
Elbow notch up a Brits Award and hit the Road - also news of their contribution to WAR CHILD 2009 >>

DOVES FLYING ROUND BRITAIN
18 February 2009
Doves
Doves have announced an extensive UK tour following the release of their fourth album 'Kingdom Of Rust' on 6th April. The Manchester date is Sunday 26th April and tickets officially go on sale on Friday (20/2) but we know where you can get them right now

FRIDAY RUBY LOUNGE WITH FLORENCE & FRAZIER - LOST & FOUND
05 February 2009
Florence & The Machine
The Ruby Lounge host Lost & Found this Friday (6/2) who present a very special set care of FLORENCE AND THE MACHINE.

SAY'S NEW ALBUM MULTIVERSE GETS ADDED FUEL !
05 February 2009
SAY (Say Jansfield)
SAY release their new album Multiverse through SOVIET UNION and appear at the Cloudsounds event at FUEL this Saturday (7/2)>>>

FEB ROADHOUSE - BANDS / CLUBS - IT'S ALL HAPPENING!
05 February 2009
The Old Romantic Killer Band
The Roadhouse has its February schedule on show, which not only includes some of the very best in live music, but also Manchester's leading clubnights...

MIND ON FIRE FOR THE DEAF
04 February 2009
This Thursday, Mind On Fire take over the Deaf Institute with their particular brand of live music and DJ vibes

JOHNNY CLARKE RETURNS
04 February 2009
The “Bard of Salford” will be back on stage at the Dancehouse Theatre, Manchester on Friday 13th and Saturday 14th February

WINELIGHT WEEKENDS FOR 2009
04 February 2009
The Winelight Club returns to Bury MET with a host of 2009 events hold over various weekends

PARTS & LABOR SEEK BAD UNCLE
04 February 2009
Bad Uncle is back for 2009 with Parts & Labor plus two acts pursuing some equally calculated and damaging rock..S&G on the 17th Feb for £6

SHARP FICTION
02 February 2009
Samuel Sharp
Samuel Sharp bring their wild distortions to FictionNonFiction this week (Tue 3rd) alongside the mysterious Maria & The Mirrors and Citizens, a new band featuring ex-members of The Obsession and Movement.

MORE THINGS TO DO IN FEBRUARY
02 February 2009
Lots of fun to be had at the Roadhouse during February with Asobi Seksu, Gang Gang Dance and Holy Fuck side-project Wintersleep, plus some heavy rock and electro nights that under-18s can get into.

POST-ROCK BAND WITH REALLY LONG ALBUM TITLE ALERT
02 February 2009
Glissando
Following last week's excellent electronic spectacular at Ruby Lounge (see Live Reviews) Wotgodforgot return to Retro this week (Wed 4th) with atmsospheric Leeds duo Glissando supported by A Middle Sex, Fonik and Charlie's Hero.

GO WITH THE FLO
02 February 2009
Florence & The Machine
Ruby Lounge has announced the special guest for this Friday's Lost And Found night - Florence And The Machine will be taking time out from the NME tour to play a midnight set. Also playing: Arthur Delaney, Frazer King, Cheap Cuts and The Naughtys.

BRIGHTON'S THE GREAT ESCAPE FEST UNVEILS FIRST ACTS FOR 2009
02 February 2009
The Great Escape, Brighton’s extolled annual music festival is set to announce the first artists that will form part of yet another commanding line up of truly essential acts for 2009

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