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

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HIT THE NORTH - CHANNEL M MUSIC CLOSED
28 May 2009
Channel M Music is shut - Alistair Beech gets the inside and outside line..

TWISTED WHEEL FREE MANCHESTER SHOWS
28 May 2009
Twisted Wheel
Twisted Wheel - Manchester FREE shows plus summer live dates...

MM 10th BIRTHDAY - BOLTON FUNDRAISER
24 May 2009
Islands Lost At Sea
Bolton outfit ISLANDS LOST AT SEA and their fellow collective friends are holding a fundraiser for the MM website next Saturday the 30th May.

ROCK NESS COMP - WIN FULL WEEKEND & CAMPING TICKETS
22 May 2009
Exclusive competition to to a pair of full weekend (+ camping) tickets for Rockness !

GET EUROCULTURED THIS WEEKEND
22 May 2009
Eurocultured is an urban showcase for Manchester, held over two days on May Bank holiday (Sunday 24th and Monday 25th May), mixing art, culture, street performance & music

WANTED 600 DRUMMERS - STICK IT TO MS!
21 May 2009
On Monday July 13th 2009 at The National Indoor Arena Birmingham, "Stick it to MS" will attempt to beat the world Record for the LARGEST DRUM KIT ENSEMBLE

APES FIGHT AND ELVIS TURN OUT FOR OXFAM
20 May 2009
In aid of Oxfam, Fight Club punch in an important fixture this weekend, plus you get a free Elvis thrown in

BLOWOUT EXTRAVAGANZA THIS FRIDAY...
18 May 2009
The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart
For the first time since January's mayhem at Jabez Clegg, Blowout & Friends of Mine team up for another extraveganza and with NYC's hottest new band headlining @ The Chorlton Irish Club this Friday...

MAKE A LIST AND DO SOMETHING THIS SATURDAY
18 May 2009
Magic Arm
Magic Arm announces a full band show at the Deaf Institure on Saturdaythe 23rd May, to celebrate the release of "MAKE LISTS DO SOMETHING" on Switchflicker / Peacefrog.

KALBAKKEN AT BRITON'S PROTECTION 23/5
18 May 2009
Kalbakken
Little Red Records present a night of the unusual at the Briton's Protection on Saturday 23rd May, featuring Kalbakken..

NINE BLACK ALPS - TOUR & NEW ALBUM !
18 May 2009
Nine Black Alps
Nine Black Alps have announced a new UK Tour starting May 2009 and a New Album that's due in 2009 >>

UN-CONVENTION:
09 May 2009
Un-Convention returns to Salford on 4th-6th June. A more underground alternative to the increasingly mainstream In The City, there are panel discussions on many aspects of the grassroots music scene and live sets from Kyte, Everything Everything and more.

MUSIC:DiY WORKSHOPS : CHORLTON LIBRARY WEDS 20/5
08 May 2009
MM is proud to be asked to plug an upcoming music workshop with a difference at Chorlton Library on the 20th May >>>

SLOW READERS AT THIS SATURDAY'S OLDHAM ELECTRIC CIRCUS
08 May 2009
Another episode of ManchesterMusic's long standing Electric Circus club night take's place this Saturday the 9th May with Slow Readers Club and Edith Fiore!

FUTURESONIC 09 : SPECIAL HEY! MANCHESTER PRESENTATION
08 May 2009
Denis Jones
A highlight of the upcoming Futuresonic festival is Hey! Manchester's staging of Murcof and AntiVJ's debut plus the staggering cinematica of Johann Johannsson and Manchester's very own Denis Jones - it's at the RNCM on the 14/5

FUNDING UP FOR GRABS FOR COMEDIANS AND MUSICIANS IN GREATER MANCHESTER
07 May 2009
Are you an established, talented comedian, musician or promoter? Do you face particular obstacles and need financial support in order to succeed in your creative industry? Then you may be able to apply for a grant of up to 1,000 >>

24 YEAR PARTY PEOPLE
07 May 2009
Red Turns To
In 1985 they released a single on Factory, but within a year they'd fallen apart. On Saturday (9/5) Red Turns To play their first gig in 24 years at Night & Day with 21st century support Air Cav, The Jannocks, Generalissimos and The Electric Tape Recorder

BEAT ON DOWN TO POW WOW'S LATEST BIG NIGHT OUT (7/5)
07 May 2009
Beat The Radar
Don't forget that there's another instalment of the very excellent POWWOW night at Retro Bar this Thursday (7/5) feat. navvy and the superb Beat The Radar

'POOL PARTY
05 May 2009
Can't wait for In The City? Hop on a train to Liverpool on 20th-23rd May, where Liverpool Sound City presents a similar bonanza of gigs, showcases and special events, with Karima Francis, Air Cav, Spokes and Frazer King and more representing Manchester

CABINET OF CURIOSITIES
05 May 2009
Renowned academic, TV presenter and renaissance man, Leonard Skully phd, will be hosting an evening of wonders and terrors at Dry Bar this Thursday

ATKINS TAKES ON MATT & PHREDS
05 May 2009
The debut album 'Falling' is launched by Hannah Atkins and takes place this Thursday the 7th May

DEAD CERT AT DEAF INSTITUTE - 8/5
05 May 2009
Zombie Zombie
On Friday the 8th May Parisian underground analogue heroes and part-time Herman Dune band members ZOMBIE ZOMBIE make a rare visit to Mancunian shores

ITC09 : IN THE CITY PODCAST #3 AVAILABLE NOW
05 May 2009
Ahead of this year's In The City, here's news of the latest Podcast to be published and all important info about ITC Unsigned...

SOUNDS FROMTHE OTHER CITY - LAST TICKETS
01 May 2009
You can't have escaped the fact that this Sunday's SOUNDS FROM THE OTHER CITY is taking place -Today (Fri 1/5) there are just 50 TICKETS left in Piccadilly Records and 50 online at quaytickets

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