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FESTIVALS 2012: JODRELL BANK
28 February 2012
Elbow
Elbow and Paul Weller will headline over two nights at this year's Live From Jodrell Bank (23rd-24th June) - the only festival where the bands get to play in front of a massive radio telescope that's analysing pulsars. Onsale Thursday.

FESTIVALS 2012: FIRST ACTS ANNOUNCED FOR DOT TO DOT
28 February 2012
Pulled Apart By Horses
The first bands have been announced for Dot To Dot which takes over various Manchester venues on Monday 4th June, including Pulled Apart By Horses, The Drums and Summer Camp. Earlybird tickets on sale now at £20.

GREY LANTERN LIGHTS UP 2012
22 February 2012
Grey Lantern announce an unmissable Spring schedule leading up to SFTOC 2012...

STROKES GLASGOW GUESTS
20 February 2012
This weeks Stroke Club features hotly tipped Scottish band POST and locals Death To Strange

FESTIVALS 2012: BEACONS
16 February 2012
After 2011's cancellation due to flooding, Beacons said they'd be back: they are, with a new location. Factory Floor, Errors, D/R/U/G/S, Still Corners and Stay+ are amongst the first confirmed acts and £60 earlybird tickets are on sale now.

SOUNDS FROM THE OTHER CITY 2012 - WHO'S ON WHERE
15 February 2012
Tickets are flying out for SFTOC 2012 (various Salford venues, 6th May). Here's a list of the stages and confirmed artists, plus a link for the very last few earlybird tickets.

NOW WAVE - THEME PARK & CAST OF CHEERS HIT ISLINGTON MILL (4/3)
15 February 2012
Amongst Now Wave's growing selection of key events this spring Cast of Cheers return to Manchester's venues along with Theme Park - they both play Islington Mill on Sunday the 4th March

BESTIVAL 2012 - MM's EARLY BIRD PREVIEW
15 February 2012
'Bestival 2011 would comfortably and snugly sit within the 3 best festivals Iíve ever been to..' - David Edwards on why the 2012 event is now an essential fixture in the festival calendar..

PLAYMOBIL IT AGAIN SAM
14 February 2012
The Slow Readers Club
Read more about The Slow Readers Club's new single 'Feet On Fire' and amazing animated promo video

FESTIVALS 2012: PARKLIFE WEEKENDER LINE-UP AND TICKET DETAILS
08 February 2012
The Flaming Lips
Flaming Lips, Dizzee Rascal, Justice, Chic and Crystal Castles are all on the bill for what looks like the biggest Parklife Weekender yet, along with the usual high quality line-up from Now Wave - and tickets are shifting fast.

KVK - LIVE THIS FRIDAY PLUS RECORD NEWS
08 February 2012
The Kill Van Kulls
Manchester's The Kill Van Kulls are set to release their 'Songs for Sinners EP' on the 9th April 2012 and will be performing this Friday 10th February 2012 at the Ritz in Manchester

ROADHOUSE LISTINGS FEBRUARY 2012
07 February 2012
The Longcut
The Roadhouse has a series of great sessions lined up for February not least Underachievers who bring along The Longcut...

LET'S DANCE TO LONG DIVISION
06 February 2012
The return of Long Division, the multi-venue music festival will take place in Wakefield city centre, June 1st to 3rd, 2012.

ALL THE PEOPLE - SO MANY PEOPLE : PARKLIFE 2012
06 February 2012
Manchester's Parklife Weekender will be back for a third year: ParkLife2012 is happening on the 9th and 10th June, with the first line-up announcements due this Wednesday, 8th February at 10am.

MANCHESTER'S COMPILATION - BEST EVER COLLECTION TO AID CALM
06 February 2012
Thirty One Album - Benefit Record featuring local artists to be released on The Factory Foundation in aid of the charity CALM

STROKE CLUB LINE UP FOR THE 9/2
06 February 2012
There's been a bit of a line-up change to this Thursday's Stroke club - cue Dead Sea Apes & Greetings

FESTIVALS 2012: GREAT ESCAPE
02 February 2012
Eagulls, Howler, Hawk Eyes, Nils Frahm and Perfume Genius are among the first confirmed acts for this year's Great Escape festival which takes place in Brighton on 10th-12th May. Early bird tickets are just £35 and selling fast.

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