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

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AMPS ON FIRE
30 May 2004
Amplifier
AMPLIFIER have announced details of their headline benefit show for The Witchwood, Ashton-under-Lyne

FRIDAY NIGHT BENEATH THE PLASTIC PALM TREES
28 May 2004
Wonderin' what to do this weekend - well start off tonight with a trip to Blowout @ BierKeller

C'MON FILL THE VOID
27 May 2004
Purgatory State
The Void is a regular band night organised by Manchester band and jolly japesters Purgatory State providing a friendly, non-profit showcase for alt/punk/rock bands. For details of the next event and how to apply have a read...

SINKY DINK DINK
26 May 2004
The Kitchen-Sink disco goes-a-dancin' this Friday 28th May at the Star and Garter with live sets from Catwalk Orphans and Laura Aura & the Shoy Shoy Boy and DJing from The Supermarkets.

AUTHORITIES REFUSE LICENCE FOR UNITY FESTIVAL - EVENT RELOCATED TO LIVERPOOL THIS WEEKEND
26 May 2004
Badly Drawn Boy
Originally planned for a Manchester venue this weekends UNITY FESTIVAL has had to change cities at the last moment and will now be staged at the Liverpool Academy

FONTAINES OF WAYNE, AGAIN!
25 May 2004
Richmond Fontaine
A mere matter of weeks after blowing minds at a full-to-bursting Britons Protection, Richmond Fontaine come back to Manchester as a four-piece. Support from New York's The Ladybug Transistor.

FANDANGO BANGO
25 May 2004
The Sonar Yen
As the year of the Yen continues, The Sonar Yen play The Night and Day this Friday together with post-rockers I Had An Inkling, Centrifuge and Earth The Californian Love Dream.

ELECTRIC BLUE
25 May 2004
Lisa Brown
Is there a High Voltage on Friday 28th at Korumba with live sets from Lisa Brown, The Pioneers and The Shallow Call? Yes.

ELECTRIC DAWN PARADE
23 May 2004
The Dawn Parade play two north west dates in Warrington and Manchester this week and with such high media praise who are we to argue?

KASHFI SINGLE OUT ON MONDAY
21 May 2004
Anna Kashfi
Folk maestros Anna Kashfi release a 7" single "Lakeside Call" on Stolen Wine Records on May 24th.

DIRTY BEATS
20 May 2004
doublejoHngrey
Masters of analogue bleeps and bloops Doublejo(H)ngrey release a 12" “Arm Your Children” on Snazzy Records together with a launch party night with Guest DJ Sets from Doublejo(H)ngrey themselves, Bruno, VOA and The Star Fighter Pilot.

ALL'S FAIR
20 May 2004
Jad Fair
He's made more albums than the Beatles and The Stones combined. He's recorded with almost as many iconic artists such as J. Mascis, The Pastels and Yo La Tengo and he's in Manchester next month.

KITTY COMPILATION
18 May 2004
Desolation Angels
Blue Cat Records, home to Desolation Angels, are currently compiling an album of tracks aimed to hit the streets to co-incide with In the City in September. Any bands who'd like one of their tracks considered read on...

HELLO TIGER!
17 May 2004
Remember Urusei Yatsura? Rememebr Salako? Well Indigo has their new incarnations live this Friday 21st May at the Retro Bar.

CAPTAINS OF INDUSTRY TOUR
15 May 2004
For Tomorrows
tHE gREAT wHITE cHOCOLATE dEBATE returns this month and is proud to present The Captains of Industry Tour 2004 on May 20th at Jabez Clegg.

TENTH ELECTRIC CIRCUS TONIGHT
14 May 2004
Transelement
C'mon - 10 gigs since September and we're at the lo-fi friendly Star & Garter - it's £4 and it's tonight . . . feat: Transelement, Glass, Kubichek, L Dopa

LECCY BILL
12 May 2004
The Sonar Yen
High Voltage presents a night of punky dark-arsed new wavey sounds this Saturday 15th May at Korumba.

AMPLIFIER TURN IT UP - TOUR / FEST / ALBUM
11 May 2004
Amplifier
Chairsmissing champs Amplifier are to play this years Download Festival plus there's support slots with Explosions In The Sky and The Datsuns

MANNERS COST F*CK ALL - THURSDAY !
11 May 2004
BoneBox
This Thursday : Sam Hammond, Grand Volume, The Hot Puppies plus Bone-Box - manners cost fuck all, entry is £4...

MAD WEDS Prt 2 - DON'T BE CHIKINKI
11 May 2004
Chikinki
CHIKINKI, The Koreans & The Kaiser Chiefs at Jabez - top line up this WEDS (12/5)

MAD WEDS Prt 1
11 May 2004
Pioneers
BLOWOUT ! spreads it's lucky magic music dust over the boards of the wonderful Star & Garter this Wednesday (12/5)

FUTURESONIC 04 - FUTURESONIC CITY CLOSING PARTY
08 May 2004
After another astounding year, FUTURESONIC rounds off its festival of electro-crossover in the city that invented the modern computer. This Saturday (May 8th) join them at the closing party at Music Box.

SAVE THE NIGHT AND DAY
06 May 2004
Hot on the heels of the Witchwood, The Night and Day, one of Manchester's best and most long-established live music venues is now threatened with closure. Please sign the online petition and make sure this gross injustice doesn't happen.

FOUR'S A CROWD
06 May 2004
The Crowd
Direct from the frontline of the "South London Musical Uprising" (nope, us neither), Dave Fineberg returns to Manchester this weekend with his capital-based outfit, The Crowd.

SONIC SCREWED DRIVER?
05 May 2004
I Am Kloot
New Doctor Who Christopher Eccleston has added to his substantial wardrobe of thespian accolades by also being announced as the star in I Am Kloot's next video.

ACOUSTIC CANADIANA
04 May 2004
A double-bill of awesome, young Canadiana, Shannon Lyon and Ox both of whom have (inevitably) been compared to Neil Young strike The Britons Protection next Tuesday March 11th.

THEREMIN SILHOUETTES
03 May 2004
Chikinki
TCBLiVE and VmanEvents are pleased to announce a rather special show at Jabez Clegg featuring Chikinki, The Kaiser Chiefs and The Koreans.

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