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< < Archive News Stories on Manchester Music For March, 2008

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GOD ALMIGHTY
31 March 2008
Wotgodforgot continue to push musical boundaries in a most excellent way with their regular Retro Bar slot this Wednesday (2nd) featuring IO, Death In Public, Pocketknife and Lethean Sound. £4, from 8pm.

ACOUSTIC SOFT PARADE
31 March 2008
Electric Soft Parade
Thomas White, of Electric Soft Parade and Brakes fame, visits Manchester on Thursday (3rd) with one of his first ever solo performances at Night & Day.

CHANGE OF PLAN
30 March 2008
Laymar
For reasons beyond their control, Laymar will NOT be supporting VAST at Ruby Lounge tomorrow as previously announced. They have however just been confirmed as support for iLiKETRAiNS at the Roadhouse on 30th April.

RUBY NIGHTS
26 March 2008
Coming up at Ruby Lounge in April: Efterklang, Boris, Working For A Nuclear Free City, Pete & The Pirates, The Indelicates, Curtis Eller, Bone-box and much more. Here's the full list...

CATS IN LEVENSHULME
24 March 2008
Cats In Paris
This week's best line-up of band names - and probably of music as well - comes courtesy of Paper Scissors Glue at Levenshulme Klondyke on Thursday 27th, where they've got Gay Against You, Cats In Paris, Stig Noise Sound System, Skitanja and Fridge Noises.

IT'S HAMMER TIME
21 March 2008
Robots In Disguise
New gig aficionados Hammer-time Promotions hit the Manchester scene with a rather stunning salvo of leftfield excellence.

BLOWOUT BLOWN OUT TONIGHT * stop press! *
21 March 2008
Fear Of Music
Due to unforeseen circumstances tonight's Blowout (Chorlton Irish Club) has been cancelled. Fear Of Music will now appear next week (28th, with Air Cav and Team Waterpolo), and Frazer King on 11th April (with Nightjars and Inca Babies).

AIRSTRIKES ON NEWTON STREET
21 March 2008
Day For Airstrikes
It's an experimental post-rock bonanza next Saturday (29th March) at the Roadhouse, with Day For Airstrikes now added to a bill already featuring Cyril Snear and Arficeden. £5 in, from 8pm.

VERY GOOD FRIDAY
17 March 2008
Heads We Dance
This week's Keys, Money, Lipstick night at the Star & Garter features a live set from Leeds electro uber-popsters Heads We Dance ahead of their debut single release in a couple of weeks. Friday 21st, 10pm doors, £5/£4.

NIGHT & DAY IN MARCH & APRIL
17 March 2008
Night & Day have a load of ace gigs lined up for the next few weeks, with Ida Maria, Chris T-T, Metronomy, Holy Fuck, Malcolm Middleton, The Archie Bronson Outfit and a solo show from Electric Soft Parade's Tom White just a small selection of highlights.

DARK AND LIGHT
17 March 2008
The Twilight Sad
It's a full-on evening of distortion, post-rock and dynamics at Night & Day on Easter Monday (24th) with local soundscapers Laymar supporting Scottish noisemakers The Twilight Sad.

VILE VOODOO VIPERS
17 March 2008
Vile Vile Creatures
Noisy punk grrls Vile Vile Creatures headline at Night & Day this Saturday (22nd) with a rather tasty rock'n'roll supporting cast of Kid Voodoo and The Vipers.

WHIP DOWN TO FOPP
17 March 2008
The Whip
The Whip have announced a special instore show at Manchester's Fopp store on Brown Street on 25th March, the week debut album 'X Marks Destination' is released. Plus full UK tour dates for March and May.

NEW AND IMPROVED
17 March 2008
The Nouvelles
Hotly tipped locals The Nouvelles have a new monthly residency starting this Saturday (22nd) at The Green Room, where they'll headline the night with a hand-picked support bill and DJs. Free entry, 8pm.

NEVER MIND THE...
17 March 2008
Stuck for something to do? Ever wondered what Foetal Juice, Jazz Thrash Assassin, The Bollocks or Mud Flaps might sound like? Yep, it's the ever-bulging V-Man live calendar. Also featuring Sloganeer, Palmstruck and former NME Tour openers the Maccabees.

GERRY OFF THE TELLY TAKES OVER N&D THIS SAT
14 March 2008
Hot Club de Paris
Channel M presents HOT CLUB DE PARIS with very special guests ELLE S'APPELLE and SKY LARKIN and guest DJs from Channel M AS WELL AS compere extradornaire Gerry McLaughlin - it all happens Saturday the 15th at Night & Day

WIN FREE TICKETS TO SEE THE CORAL & ALIENS THIS ST. PAT'S DAY - SUNDAY
12 March 2008
The Coral
Only on ManchesterMusic.Co.Uk ! - Win tickets for EXCLUSIVE Jameson St Patrick Day Gig at Sunday 16th March at The Deaf Institute with THE CORAL & ALIENS - hurry closes Thursday (13th) 4.30pm !

WHISKEY A GO GO - THE CORAL & ALIENS IN FREE INTIMATE GIG THIS COMING WEEKEND
10 March 2008
The Coral
The Coral, The Aliens and Florence and the Machine play The Deaf Institute, Grosvenor St this Sunday

WINELIGHT TUESDAY (11/3) FEAT KATE PETERS / FALLEN LEAVES
10 March 2008
Fallen Leaves
Winelight Club is scheduled for this tuesday (11/3) in Bury featuring a rare appearance by Katie Peters, Fallen Leaves, Judith and Simon Chandler

WHIP SINGLE, DEBUT ALBUM AND LIVE DATES
07 March 2008
The Whip
The Whip serve a new single as well as news of their album and some live dates (including Manchester)

ENEMY MAKE FRIENDS AT XFM
07 March 2008
The Enemy
To celebrate Xfm Manchester's 2nd Birthday Party, one of the stations favourite acts The Enemy, play a rather special, intimate show at Night & Day

FUTURESONIC 2008 - PROVISIONAL SCHEDULES
07 March 2008
Dirty Projectors
Futuresonic early May finds the city's most innovative and original festival in full flight..music this year includes The RZA as Bobby Digital, Venetian Snares, Flying Lotus, Chrome Hoof plus much more>>

RUBY LOUNGE MARCH08
07 March 2008
Bye Bye Johnny
The Ruby Lounge have a jam packed March prepared for you all, beginning with MM faves Bye Bye Johnny (fri 7th) and of course the Genius:Kraftwerk spectacular which promises to be rather special

WHEEL TURN UP IN PRESTON
07 March 2008
Twisted Wheel
Fresh and bouncing from their recent signing, Twisted Wheel are on a whistle-stop mini-tour

ROADHOUSE ON MARCH
07 March 2008
Minus
The Roadhouse announce details of their upcoming gigs for March

VAMN EVENTS - GIG SCHEDULES UP TO AND AFTER EASTER
07 March 2008
Vman Events have a range of real treats on their March / April live schedule. From regular Sonic Boom nights for you young whipper snappers to a humongous Elliot Minor gig, plus a regular Dry Bar residence - if you like guitars then this may just be for y

LOWLINE LINE UP DEBUT SINGLE
07 March 2008
Lowline
Monday 17th March 2008 sees the debut release from Lowline, one of a few exciting new bands to have emerged from Manchester

BAD UNCLES CHARMING LINEUP
05 March 2008
Denis Jones
Promoters Bad Uncle, have a series of rather special gigs lined up over the next month from the likes of Jack Rose and Denis Jones to the Clara Clara and Ulrich Schnauss - read on !

RETRO-FUTURISM
04 March 2008
Cyril Snear
Wotgodforgot returns to Retro Bar tomorrow (Wed 5th) with the usual array of post-rock, post-noise and general musical adventure. This week WGF semi-regulars Cyril Snear are joined by Beyond This Point Are Monsters, Arficeden and Hot Bone. 8pm, £4.

DATES WITH DAD
04 March 2008
Victorian Dad
It's the night everyone's talking about - at least on our message boards. The AntiScene's back this Thursday (6th, Dry Bar) with Victorian Dad, The Deodates, Benway Miasma and King Street Hobo. 8.30pm, £3.

THE CHARLATANS ANNOUNCE SPECIAL SUMMER SHOW
03 March 2008
The Charlatans
The Charlatans, have announced they will play Cannock Chase Forest, Staffordshire, this summer as part of the Forestry Commissionís 2008 forest tour.

KLOOTS ROUGE RETURN
03 March 2008
I Am Kloot
Manchester's I Am Kloot return in April with their new album 'I Am Kloot Play Moolah Rouge', and will follow up the release with a UK tour.

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