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WEEKEND WEATHER LOOKS GOOD FOR SOUNDS FROM THE OTHER CITY AND LIVE AT LEEDS
28 April 2011
Weather forecasts for this weekend are looking very good for those of you spending one or two days running around a city centre watching bands: latest Live At Leeds and Sounds From The Other City timetables are here.

MIE MUSIC - MAY AND JUNE FULL SCHEDULE
27 April 2011
Latest listings from MIE Music, including Alasdair Roberts at Sacred Trinity this Friday; stages at SFTOC and FutureEverything; and an electronic / experimental all-dayer at Kraak on 7th May which looks very tasty.

FESTIVALS 2011: DOT TO DOT MANCHESTER
27 April 2011
We Are Scientists
Just a few weeks now until Dot To Dot Festival hits Manchester (Mon 30th May) with big names We Are Scientists and Guillemots plus exciting newcomers The Kill Van Kulls and Hot Horizons the latest additions to the bill.

GET ON DRUGS NEXT WEEK AND THROUGHOUT THE SUMMER
26 April 2011
D/R/U/G/S
D/R/U/G/S finally releases his debut single on 9th May and there's a launch party at Venus on Wednesday 4th. Read on for details of that and various other live dates this summer.

FESTIVALS 2011: WE ARE ALL TREES AND OTHER FELL FOOT WOOD EVENTS
21 April 2011
It must be nearly summer because there's music up in Fell Foot Wood again: the 2011 season starts on bank holiday weekend (29-30 April) with We Are All Trees featuring Cyril Snear, Mugstar, 3D Tanx and more.

FESTIVALS 2011: SOUNDS FROM THE OTHER CITY STAGE TIMES PUBLISHED
20 April 2011
Sounds From The Other City have published their timetable, so you can get planning your day. Tickets for the multi-venue festival which takes place on Sunday 1st May around the Crescent / Chapel St area of Salford are still available but selling well.

JANICE: SIGNED, DEALED, DELIVERED.
20 April 2011
The Janice Graham Band
We're delighted to report that fast-rising Manchester foursome The Janice Graham Band are no longer unsigned, having inked a three album deal with Acid Jazz. And they have loads of gigs this summer including Friends Of Mine and Isle Of Wight festivals

FESTIVALS 2011: FUTUREEVERYTHING
19 April 2011
FutureEverything returns to the city on 11th - 14th May, and this year's music programme includes collaborations with MIE Music and Wotgodforgot, and performances by 65daysofstatic, Warpaint, Fucked Up, Steve Reich and Beach House.

A BUSY SUMMER AHEAD FOR DUTCH UNCLES
19 April 2011
Dutch Uncles
Durtch Uncles release their new album "Cadenza" on Monday (25th April) and they'll be playing a free instore gig at the Arndale branch of HMV on Tuesday (26th) before setting off on tour.

HIGH TIMES FOR LOWLINE
19 April 2011
Lowline
Lowline release their long-awaited self-titled debut album on Saturday May 28th when they'll also be playing a launch party gig at Sound Control. And if you pre-order now it's just 7.99 for the album and gig ticket - details here.

FESTIVALS 2011: BEACONS - UPDATE WITH NEW BAND ANNOUNCEMENTS
19 April 2011
Loads more bands have joined the line-up for Beacons Festival (12th-14th August, near Skipton) including The Phantom Band, Dutch Uncles, Spectrals, I Like Trains, D/R/U/G/S, May 68, Patterns, The Twilight Sad and Islet - all the details here.

N*T EP LAUNCH KICKS OFF BANK HOLIDAY WEEKEND
09 April 2011
No Tokyo
No*Tokyo released their debut EP last week on digital formats, and they're launching the physical CD version with a special gig at 42nd Street Nightclub on Thursday 28th April.

RUBY LOUNGE SPRING INTO SUMMER
09 April 2011
Pete And The Pirates, The Dears, Frontier Ruckus, PVT, Jah Wobble, Ocean Colour Scene (acoustic), Wild Swans, Ringo Deathstarr and the very best local bands - there's something for everyone in Ruby Lounge's spring/summer schedule.

NIGHT & DAY'S BIG SATURDAY PLUS APRIL LISTINGS
09 April 2011
More Record Store Day stuff: Piccadilly Records will be hosting an afternoon gig at Night & Day featuring the Louche FC, Patterns, Brown Brogues, The Answering Machine and Dutch Uncles - all the details here plus full N&D April listings.

RECORD STORE DAY 2011
06 April 2011
It's Record Store Day on 16th April - all the details here - then on the Sunday (17th) we're having a party with Dream Machine Records at the Castle featuring St Deluxe, Butchers, a MM DJ set and a special guest.

PITFEST - OLDHAM'S BEST BANK HOLIDAY NIGHT OUT RETURNS
06 April 2011
Oldham's official best way to kick off a bank holiday weekend Pitfest is back this month with Electric Kools, The Tapestry and The Terrapins (Fri 22nd) and Air Cav, The Number and another band TBC (Fri 29th).

UNDERACHIEVERS APRIL LISTINGS
06 April 2011
It's Underachievers' third birthday bash this Saturday (9th) and they'll have a secret special guest playing alongside Mammal Club and Milk White White Teeth, then on Easter Saturday (23rd) they've got Air Cav, Spotlight Kid and Pirouettes.

BIG FOR JAPAN
04 April 2011
Japan fundraiser club night in Didsbury on the 9th April featuring Mixmaster Morris and Soul Mekanik

BAND ON THE WALL MAY LISTINGS
04 April 2011
News of the upcoming May schedule from the mighty Band on the Wall, Manchester - highlights include Joseph Arthur, The Handsome Family, WotGodForgot (feat. Gonjasufi), Spin Doctors plus of course, much (much) more...

AMAZING OPPORTUNITY FOR UNSIGNED BANDS!
01 April 2011
Are you in a band looking for that elusive first break? Read on for exclusive details of a new scheme aimed at giving unsigned bands their first taste of the music industry. Make money! Win prizes!

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