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< < Archive News Stories on Manchester Music For April, 2004

Bringing you all the News stories from deep in the archives

BLOWOUT BIERFEST
30 April 2004
Beats For Beginners
Blowout @ BierKeller Friday the 30th April featuring Beats for Beginners (Faith and Hope) plus The Mule Boom + Marlin

ELECTRIC CIRCUS - FREE @ ROADHOUSE THIS SUNDAY - 9 ACTS
29 April 2004
Sundays Free Event at the Roadhouse kicks off at 7pm and now features Nathan Burton (plus band), Crestfallen, Anna Kashfi, Isobel Heyworth, George, Sam Hammond, The Library Trust, Twenty Twenty Vision, Matt Hill - free CD to first 50 in !

SUPER CHARGED
28 April 2004
High Voltage supercharges the Night and Day on Sunday May 2nd with a pretty electifying line up. No work the day after. What's your excuse?

BRUIN BANK HOLIDAY
27 April 2004
Twenty Twenty Vision
On the May Day bank holiday weekend bruins bar will be celebrating 12 months of live music with a showcase of talent over 2 nights, and the launch of a compilation CD (called "Best of Bruins: The Bear's Bollocks") containing 10 of the best art artists.

FUTURESONIC 04 - FUTURESONIC CITY AFFILIATED EVENTS CALENDER
26 April 2004
Club Suicide
Futuresonic City brings you the best in homegrown electro this week - read on for listings, including : Hive,Blood And Fire,Snazzy Records,Club Suicide,Perfect,Beans on Toast Phonic Art,Friends & Family,aLECTRO eCOUSTIC,Valentine Records

YEN TO SUPPORT PRESTON SCHOOL OF INDUSTRY
25 April 2004
The Sonar Yen
Local indie rock heroes The Sonar Yen are set to support The Preston School of Industry on Monday 26th April at the Night and Day.

SAVE THE WITCHWOOD ! - URGENT CAMAPAIGN
24 April 2004
THe Witchwood in Ashton, a favourite MM venue and essential hub of East Manchester creativity is under threat - Private Developers and the Local Authority want to demolish it, to "regenerate" the area - help us fight this and save the venue...

77th HEAVEN - COMPETITION
22 April 2004
Breed77
Spanish nu-metallers Breed 77 play the Academy 2 next Tuesday 27th April with support from <209>. We have a pair of places to give away.

FUTURESONIC 04 - SCHNAZZY!
21 April 2004
Viva Stereo
Indie electro label Snazzy Records presents a night of bleeping, blooping and much more at The Tunnel at Legends on Thursday 29th April...

MESSAGEBOARD UPDATE - BOARD NOW BACK UP
21 April 2004
Update on Messageboard problems - It's now working !

I WANT YOUR VUZ ACTION
20 April 2004
Events
Moco headline this week's Great White Chocolate Debate ahead of the release of their 3rd single and long-awaited debut album.

FONTAINES OF WAYNE
19 April 2004
Richmond Fontaine
Oregon champs of folky punky indie pop Richmond Fontaine make their second ever UK appearance on Monday 26th April at The Briton's Protection.

DRAT AND DOUBLE DRAT!
19 April 2004
Drat
Ulster loonies of lo-fi pop, Drat strike Jabez Clegg this Thursday (22nd April) also with dub indie from Hilton and Finka kickin' up a stinka.

NEW VALENTINE RELEASES PENDING
19 April 2004
Valentine Records
Local types Valentine records have reannounced themselves on the local musical map with a couple of EPs slated for release this summer.

ELECTRIC CIRCUS - 2 GIGS 8 BANDS 2 POUNDS
18 April 2004
Transelement
Over the next two weeks, ManchesterMusic.Co.Uk wheels out itís next two episodes of The Electric Circus, itís eclectic successor to the now legendary CHAIRSMISSING events - the action starts this Saturday (24th April) at The Castle , Oldham

HOPE OF THE STATES RETURN
16 April 2004
Hope Of The States
Hope of The States release their much anticipated debut album, and annouce details of a new tour. Manchester warm up date is Friday the 16th April at Night & Day.

GET TO FUNK!
16 April 2004
Big Strides
Big Strides take their funk-rocking jazz grooves (yikes!) on the road, performing songs from their debut album "Small Town, Big Strides". They stop off at Manchester Music Box on April 29th.

SEEING CLEARLY
16 April 2004
Twenty Twenty Vision
Bruins Bar presents a night of free musical exhilaration next Thursday April 22nd featuring: The Deeds, Twenty Twenty Vision and Garron Frith.

MOVE OVER DARLING - ELBOW HIT MCR FEST
14 April 2004
elbow play Move Festival, news of exclusive pre-sale for elbow fans from Thursday

MANCHESTER'S FINEST UNITE FOR ANTI-NAZI FEST
13 April 2004
Love Music Hate Racism
Manchester Against Racism (MAR) which seeks to spread an anti-fascist message through music, film, poetry and pretty much any other cultural mode you can think of is organising seven days of the same to promote the need to vote against the BNP

DEFINITELY MAYBE
09 April 2004
The Maybes?
The Great White Chocolate Debate returns this month with a heavy weight line-up.

SINKING TO NEW LEVELS
08 April 2004
The Kitchen Sink Disco hits the Star and Garter on Friday April 23rd.

DOWDY AT THE NIGHT AND DAY
08 April 2004
Johnny Dowd
Pop Art vs. Industry present a big country and blues pile-up - with plenty of hard liquor featuring New York's Johnny Dowd, blues inferno Reid Paley Trio and local stalwarts Bone-Box.

SEE LDP AND GOLDIE LOOKIN CHAIN FOR NOWT..
05 April 2004
Lockdown Project
We have one pair of tickets to the manchester gig (feat LDP and GLC) to give away - to enter our competition you have to join our mailing list

SUICIDE ON OLDHAM STREET TOMORROW (TUES)
05 April 2004
Club Suicide
At ridiculously short notice, Club Suicide have decided to put Dead Combo and Megarider on at Night & Day on Tuesday night, April 6th

WHAT'S THE COVER STORY?
02 April 2004
Have iTunes and iPods really killed the album cover star? Did the rot set in with the CD? Liverpool and Manchester Design Initiative meet together with industry designers and reps and the public to debate the fate of album cover.

BURTON'S BACK
02 April 2004
Nathan Burton
After supporting John Squire at Glasgow Academy on March 25th to a rapturous reception from an unsually patient Glasweigan crowd Nathan Burton returns to Manchester this month.

The Smiths Night
01 April 2004
Bruin's Bar present a night entirely devoted to The Smiths, who inspired them and who they inspired on Sunday April 18th.

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