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< < Archive News Stories on Manchester Music For May, 2007

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DAGGERS AT THE DISCO
31 May 2007
Daggers (aka / formerly Bureau)
High Voltage hits the Music Box tonight (Thurs 31/5) with Simian Mobile Disco and Daggers !

ROADHOUSE NUCLEAR NIGHT
31 May 2007
Working For A Nuclear Free City
Tonight (Thurs 31/5) Working For A Nuclear Free City have the stage for another spectacular show of their cross over electronica

FICTIONNONFICTION HALFTERM MADNESS
29 May 2007
The Vipers
FictionNonFiction have a bursting calender over the next week - we're not sure if it's anything to do with half term but here we go >>

GOD FORGETS SATAN ON TUESDAY
28 May 2007
worriedaboutsatan
WHATGODFORGOT Promotions is a new night aiming to bring to Manchester the best in experimental music from around the world. This Tuesday (29th) at the Star & Garter they have Talibam!, Worried About Satan, Sunshine Republic and Burn The Archives.

un ELECTRIC CIRCUS for FREE this SUNDAY - 10 acts
25 May 2007
Islands Lost At Sea
Manchestermusic's regular bank holiday series of FREE unplugged(ish) events in collaboration with The Roadhouse is this bank holiday Sunday (27th).

CORPORATION POP WEEKENDER
24 May 2007
This Is My Lawnmower
A final reminder for this weekends CORPORATION POP GARDEN PARTY at the Q Inn Beer Garden, Stalybridge, Greater Manchester

CHANNEL M OUTDOORS MUSIC THIS SUNDAY
24 May 2007
Onions
Channel M has an outdoor stage on Oxford Road this Sunday as part of a European event taking place this weekend.

WHAT THE FOLK ?
24 May 2007
Nancy Elizabeth
What the folk!? presents live music in the Cornerhouse Café this Sunday

ROCK REELS TO ROLL AT THE CORNERHOUSE
24 May 2007
In June Cornerhouse, Manchester will bring four of the most iconic names in 20th Century music to the big screen, from Scott Walker to the Pistols, Arthur Lee and the legendary Joe Strummer

EMBRACE SINGER DANNY MCNAMARA OPENS NEW MCR CLUB
23 May 2007
On September the 13th 2007 a whole new kind of club is coming to Manchester. Danny McNamara the lead singer with Embrace and behind London's Another Music = Another Kitchen will open THE AFTERSHOW

LOVE MANCHESTER - WEEK LONG EVENTS GUIDE FROM THIS BANK HOLIDAY MONDAY
23 May 2007
Love Manchester takes place from some of the most prestigious and popular venues in the Northern Quarter, starting on Monday 28th May – Saturday 2nd June

WITH HOOKS
23 May 2007
Waiger
WAIGER have cancelled their live slot lined up this Thursday the 27th May at Po Na Na, but Hooky is still going to be there

KEYS MONEY HIPSTICK
23 May 2007
Cool night out KEYS MONEY LIPSTICK proves it’s maybe more than just a disco when it hosts live band We Are The Physics on Friday the 22nd June

COOL FOR CATS
23 May 2007
WhiskyCats
The Whiskycats, now somewhat locally famous for their party fuelled and rather busy gigs have announced that tickets for their album launch party on the 14th July,are now on sale

BLOWOUT THIS WEEK x2 plus NEWS ON NEW CHORLTON NIGHT
23 May 2007
Fear Of Music
Blowout present a new season of crucial and critical live acts over the summer starting with Jim Noir at the Star & Garter on Weds the 23rd and the intrepid Fear Of Music who play a mini fest on Sunday at Jabez Clegg – This and more >>

SWITCHFLICKER'S MAGIC TINGS
21 May 2007
Check out Switchflicker's spring releases - they've have scooped two very important acts that are lighting up major A&R Radars like a christmas tree

D:PERCUSSION IS TEN : NEWS OF THIS YEARS EVENT
21 May 2007
The Whip
This year the most exciting fixture in Manchester’s rich music calendar celebrates it’s 10th anniversary with a bang.

DAN & SCROOBIUS POP INTO NIGHT & DAY
15 May 2007
To tie in with UK Music Week, Xfm is proud to present British act Dan le Sac vs. Scroobius Pip to headline X-posure Live at the Night and Day Café on May 25th 2007

DALE ST FIRE FUNDRAISER * Gig Of the Week*
15 May 2007
Liam Frost
Here's another call for all you folks interested in the Roadhouse gig this Weds in aid of those affected by the Dale Street Fire.

WEDNESDAYS BIG TENT EVENT
14 May 2007
Get on down to the Mint Lounge for another marvellous and magical Circus Rock on Wednesday May 16th with Doug Walker, Death to Spies and Julia Hill and The Sun Collective

THE WHIP FEATURE ON KITSUNE COMPILATION
14 May 2007
The Whip
Old Kitsune favourites, The Whip, return for Compilation #4, a collection of essential and eclectic electronica

WAVERTON IN BIG HANDS THIS WEDS (16/5)
14 May 2007
The Waverton Collective
Sam Lench & The Waverton Collective will be performing at Big Hands, Oxford Road, Manchester this Wednesday 16th May.

MONDAY IS THE DAY...
14 May 2007
Day For Airstrikes
Day For Airstrikes make their live return next Monday (21st) at Tiger Lounge. Doors are at 8.30 and the band promise a new drummer and lots of new material. Even better, it's free to get in. Support comes from The Old Testament and 52 Teenagers.

CLARA CLARA HIT KLONDIKE
14 May 2007
There's hot stuff at the Klondyke Club in Levenshulme with Clara Clara, Kickball and Francois Virot on Sunday the 20th May.

UNDER THE RADAR AT DRY BAR
14 May 2007
Glasswerk presents Under The Radar a series of unsigned gigs across venues in Manchester with Mon Ouisch, Dorne, Them Next Door and Wolfgang Radio appearing at Dry Bar on the 7th July

DEODATES DATES
14 May 2007
The Deodates have announced the first dates of their Rainbow Rooms Tour, for the run up to and release of their exclusive iTunes download single, produced by Martyn Walsh of Inspiral Carpets fame...

SMITH6079 OVER THE MOON AT JERSEY SLOT
14 May 2007
Unsigned Manchester rock band SMITH 6079 have been chosen to support Kasabian and The Fratellis at this year's huge JerseyLive Festival

ENGINEERING WORKS TONIGHT (MON 14/5)
14 May 2007
Engineers
Night And Day hosts the return of northern epic indie folks Engineers tonight Monday the 14th May ..

FREE GLUE FOUNTAIN
11 May 2007
The Fountain
It's the third instalment of new live night Paper Scissors Glue on Tuesday (15th) at Trof NQ with free entry and live sets from The Fountain, Sir Yes Sir and Gareth Davies - it's free in and the fun starts about 7 with bands from 8.30.

LOOKING OUT FOR THE NEIGHBOURS * gig of the week *
11 May 2007
BoneBox
Following the recent fire in the Northern Quarter, Liam Frost, Bone Box, Red Vinyl Fur, and Grand Volume are playing a special benefit gig on Wednesday (16th) to raise money for neighbouring small independent creative businesses affected by the fire.

FRIENDS OF MINE INVITES FOR MAY
10 May 2007
Its A Buffalo
It may be one of the city's youngest nights but it's already an institution : ‘FRIENDS OF MINE’ is back

FUTURESONIC 2007 : TTC and APPARAT PROVIDE HIGHLIGHTS
10 May 2007
TTC and APPARAT, two of the highlights of Futuresonic 2007 are on this Thursday (10th) And Friday (11th) Respectively

CORPORATION POP GARDEN PARTY
10 May 2007
Tim And Sam's Tim And The Sam Band With Tim And Sam
Hot news from Corporation Pop is their two-day bank holiday weekend shindig featuring the best new bands from Tameside and Manchester to be held in Staly Vegas.

YOU SAY PARTY WE SAY CLUB SAVE YOURSELF !
09 May 2007
Pink Grease
Can you believe it, Club Save Yourself is TWO and they have a party on Saturday the 19th May!

UNSIGNED AWARD LAUNCHES IN CENTRAL AND NORTHERN ENGLAND
09 May 2007
Independent Music retailer Fopp, in partnership with the PRS Foundation (PRSF) and Clear Sound & Vision (CSV), is launching a search for the best new music acts across Central and Northern England

FUTURESONIC 07 : PARTICIPATE !
09 May 2007
Participate at Futuresonic 2007 - Be a part of the festival... get your hands dirty in participatory events, get skilled up at expert sessions, show your stuff alongside international and local artists

FUTURESONIC 2007 - UFO CLUB Vs TRAMP
09 May 2007
The legendary UFO Club meets Manchester classic club TRAMP - UFO Club where the pioneering lighting crew made up of enthusiasts looked more like an Open University academic team than hippies.

LYNCH MOB
07 May 2007
Blacklands
This Thursday (10th) at Dry Bar, Edward James Bass, Blacklands, Glyn Bailey and iDresden pay tribute to the work of David Lynch; each covering a Lynch related song somewhere within their set. Doors are at 8pm and it's £4 in. We asked them all why...

MM's GUIDE TO SOUNDS FROM THE OTHER CITY
04 May 2007
Sounds from the Other City returns for the third year running after last year's triumphant sell out, this Bank Holiday Sunday - here's some tips from MM ..

ELECTRELANE Vs EARLY YEARS BANK HOLIDAY EXTRAVAGANZA
03 May 2007
Electrelane
British female rock quintet ELECTRELANE are on tour to promote their fourth studio album, ‘No Shouts No Calls’ with The Early Years - limited tickets are still left for

SOUNDS FROM THE OTHER CITY 2007 SELLING OUT - LAST CHANCE
03 May 2007
It looks like Sounds From The Other City presented by Dead Digital is heading for another sell out well before the weekend.

ASHTON AID!
03 May 2007
DILE
DILE, The Tides and The Children are among the bands confirmed for a 7 hour marathon gig at Tameside Hippodrome on Saturday 21st July to raise money and awareness for St Mary's Hospital neo natal unit and Willow Wood Hospice.

RED DEER'S SOUNDS FROM THE OTHER CITY plus MAY EVENT
03 May 2007
Liz Green
RED DEER CLUB host another free shindig on Saturday 12th May @ Fuel Cafe, Wilmslow Rd. On the Scottish folky special bill are Little Pebble plus guests - plus LINE UPS for this weekends Sounds From The Other City

KNOWSLEY HALL MUSIC FESTIVAL TEAMS UP WITH MYSPACE
03 May 2007
The Loungs
With just 9 weeks until the North West’s biggest outdoor rock event lands in the stunning surroundings of Knowsley Hall, the Knowsley Hall Festival will be teaming up with MySpace to host a second stage of sensational breakthrough artists

MANCHESTER INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL 2007 - UNKNOWN PLEASURES INFO
03 May 2007
The Whip
Unsigned bands sought for support at Manchester International Festival’s Unknown Pleasures series June 29 – July 15 2007

V MAN-Y GIGS TO GO TO
02 May 2007
Where can you find Jelly's Last Jam, Mantric Hatters and Eaten By Tigers? In the ever entertaining V-Man Events listing, of course. As well as bands you've heard of such as 65daysofstatic, Battles, Young Offenders Institute and that bloke out of Shed 7...

ALPS PRE-ALBUM GIG
02 May 2007
Nine Black Alps
Saturday the 19th May sees NINE BLACK ALPS play Club Nirvana, Wigan.

MOUNTAINOUS TUNES
01 May 2007
My Side Of The Mountain
My Side Of The Mountain bring their electronic folky eclectic stuff and collection of daft primary school percussion instruments to Dry Bar on Tuesday 15th May.

CASTLE ROCKS CANCER
01 May 2007
The Star Fighter Pilot, Amida, Superkings, Duty Now and Blacklands are just a few of the local unsigned talents lined up for Castle Rocks Cancer, a two day festival at the Castle pub, Oldham St, Manchester on the weekend of 30th June and 1st July.

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