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

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SPRING BLOWOUT
31 March 2009
Once our default Friday night out, Blowout is very much back in business. Now based at Chorlton Irish Club, forthcoming highlights include Marble Valley (ex-Pavement), local heroes Calvin Party and Swedish Sonic Cathedral stars Sad Day For Puppets.

WOTGODFORGOT'S ITALIAN JOB
30 March 2009
Aucan
Aucan are coming all the way from Brescia, Italy, to headline this week's Wotgodforgot with their electro-organic post rock, supported by locals With That Knife, A Middle Sex and Celebrity Love Crisis. Retro Bar, Wed 1st April.

LOOKING FOR BUDDY IN BOLTON - LATEST OCTAGON JAZZ P.I. PRODUCTION BEGINS
29 March 2009
Alan Plater’s new jazz musical, Looking for Buddy begins its run at the Octagon this week, in the wake of their award winning production of his previous work Blonde Bombshells>>

TIDE TURNS AT THE CASTLE THIS SATURDAY (28/3)
27 March 2009
The Tides
The Tides launch their new single on Soviet Union thsi Saturday (28/3) at The Castle Oldham - Doors 10pm with special guests The Manyanas

BRENDA PLUGS THAT GAP (SAT 28/3)
27 March 2009
Club Brenda this Saturday at the Deaf Institute with Plugs !

MANC MUSIC LEGENDS MOCO - BIGGER THAN DAVE WHELAN
27 March 2009
Moco
A long time favourite ManchesterMusic act, Moco promise an energised outing at the Tavern in Wigan this Saturday the 28th March

FREE-WHEEL-ING
26 March 2009
Twisted Wheel
Twisted Wheel release their debut album on Easter Monday (13th April) and have teamed up with HMV for some free instore shows in Oldham and Manchester on the 15th, plus a free single.

SWEET SATURDAY
25 March 2009
Sweet Billy Pilgrim
Widely respected in Manchester for his own music both solo and with Peterloo Massacre, Paul Green turns promoter this Saturday (28th) bringing London-based laptop dreamers Sweet Billy Pilgrim to the Kings Arms with some quality local supports.

MODERN PAINTERS AT HOPE MILL
25 March 2009
Daniel Land And The Modern Painters
Daniel Land And The Modern Painter's first proper Manchester show this year has them headlining the newly-opened venue The Hope Mill, this Saturday (28/3)

WELL SPOKEN
24 March 2009
Spokes
Spokes kick off their deal with Ninja Tune’s indie off-shoot Counter Records by launching their album at the LOVELESS event tonight (Tues 24/3 - Roadhouse)

RUBY LOUNGE'S APRIL SHOWER
23 March 2009
Lowline, Brakes, Air Cav, A Place To Bury Strangers, Mumford And Sons, Jack Penate, Keith, The Veils, The Cinematics and Von Bondies - that's ten reasons to visit Ruby Lounge in April, and they're only the ones we could fit in this bit.

RECESSION PROOF
23 March 2009
Strapped? Skint ? Looking for an easy way to earn cash ? - You don't even have to take your cloths off (you may if you wish); new clubnight Recession insists, nay demands, that you get bucks back at the rate of a quid an hour - this Weds 26/3 - Moho

AS NIGHT FOLLOWS DAY
23 March 2009
Fresh from SXSW, the very hotly tipped Delta Spirit play Night & Day this Thursday, and the venue is offering reduced price entry to MM readers. Read on for details of that plus all the other good stuff coming up there between now and mid May.

ELECTRO LEGENDS FOR INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL
19 March 2009
Kraftwerk
Manchester International Festival has today announced details of one of its showpiece gigs: on Thursday 2nd July, Kraftwerk will play at the Manchester Velodrome, with support from Steve Reich. Tickets are, not unexpectedly, going rather quickly...

ROSES RUMOUR ROLLERCOASTER (NO LONGER) POINTS TO 2009 REUNION
17 March 2009
The Stone Roses
Yep - it's back in the press, Madchester's finest The Stone Roses were rumoured to be re-forming for a summer tour, but so far it seems to be a pack of lies..read on

SOUNDS FROM THE OTHER CITY - PREVIEW
16 March 2009
Sounds From The Other City tickets are on sale from today, with GNOD, Cats In Paris and Plugs among the first bands to be announced for the May Bank Holiday (Sun 3rd) festival which takes place in various venues around Salford Central Station.

PURESSENCE SHARPEN UP FOR AUTUMN
13 March 2009
Puressence
Puressence have confirmed details of their biggest UK headline gig to date - at the Apollo in November - and a compilation album featuring classics and a few new tracks. And there's a credit crunch defying package deal, including exclusive free downloads.

NANCY ELIZABETH ALBUM NEWS & IMMINENT DATES
11 March 2009
Nancy Elizabeth
As Nancy Elizabeth applies the finishing touches to the follow up to 2007's Battle and Victory album, she has a handful of UK shows that start next week

UP THE WOTGODFORGOT WITH ANTLERS AND SYCAMORE - THURS 12/3
10 March 2009
Sycamore
CRYSTAL ANTLERS hit Retro this week with support from the amazing Sycamore and Plank! on Thursday, March 12

WE ARE US ALBUM - FAN PRESALE
10 March 2009
Twisted Wheel
Ahead of release on April 6th, from today Twisted Wheel's single We Are Us has been made available for fans exclusively through their webstore

LONGVIEW'S c86 EFFECT
05 March 2009
Longview
Longview have been invited to play an official SXSW showcase together with new recruit Ulrich Schnauss

EVERYTHING'S GONE GREEN
05 March 2009
Manchester Irish Festival - Friday 6 March to Saturday 21 March - Warm Ups and Festival events

HAPPY NEW EARS
05 March 2009
The excellent New Ears Blog is proud to announce details of its first band showcase, ‘NEW EARS PRESENTS...beginning at Saki on the 21st March

SPOKES JOIN THE NINJA TUNE FAMILY
05 March 2009
Spokes
ManchesterMusic hot tips Spokes have been picked up by Ninja Tune's indie arm Counter Record - catch them at the Roadhouse on 24th March

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