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RETURNING HEROES
28 June 2006
Puressence
As they prepare to release their first single in four years later this month, Puressence play Academy 2 this Saturday (1st July) with support from Vib Gyor, No*Tokyo and Bauer.

NO WAY YOU SHOULD MISS THIS ONE
28 June 2006
Politburo
NoWayBack presents a top quality five band bill on Thursday 6th July at Night & Day, featuring longtime MM favourites Politburo and teenage space cadets No*Tokyo, as well as Redwings, Ryna and Lucy And The Caterpillar.

SPORADIC SINGING
28 June 2006
Capulet
Capulet promise "explosive changes in timing and atmosphere, playful melodies and unpredictable structures allied to sporadic singing". Catch them at Retro Bar on 12th July.

OUR PERFECT PRESCRIPTION
28 June 2006
Sunday International
There's a double dose of post-shoegazing space-pop landing in Oldham this Friday (30th) courtesy of MM's own Electric Circus night, featuring live sets from The Sunday International and Heroes Of Switzerland plus DJs til late for just two quid.

WESTERN HAVEN
28 June 2006
Haven
Tuneful adopted-Mancunians Haven return to Academy 3 on Saturday 8th July, with support from Frame Of Mind and The Alpha Western.

SWAP Festival 2006
28 June 2006
Darren Hayman
Darren Hayman, former frontman of the Britpop "band that got away" Hefner, returns to Manchester on 16th July as part of this year's SWAP Festival, topping a massive 8 band bill also featuring the Deadbeats, and current MM favourites Amida

A BLAST OF FREE MUSIC
23 June 2006
Want to see a few of Manchester's up and coming bands completely free? Then get down to Albert Square next Friday (30th) and catch Snowfight In The City Centre, Omerta, Isobel Heyworth, Nightjars, Fear Of Music and more...

TESTING TESTING
21 June 2006
The Star Fighter Pilot
Manchester's most wayward club experience Auto Test Pilot returns to Tiger Lounge this Sunday, with Band(ism), The Starfighter Pilot and Norman Clayture. That's the man with the wooden pants...

FRIENDS ON FRIDAY
21 June 2006
Cohesion
Friends Of Mine have a four band bash on this Friday (23rd) at the Joshua Brookes, featuring summery tunesmiths Cohesion alongside Aristocrash, New Graffiti and Paper Wives.

FANDANGO FIESTA
21 June 2006
The Noisettes
There's more hot news from TCBLIVE who furnish us with the excellent Fandango nights at Night & Day.

UNMISSABLE FRIDAY AT BLOWOUT
20 June 2006
Gabrielle's Wish
This Friday sees a humungous line up featuring three of MM's current favourite acts at Blowout - and we mean top

NEW STRIKES THIS SUNDAY AND MONDAY
17 June 2006
Day For Airstrikes
Day For Airstrikes announce the release of their debut album "Widows" on Monday the 19th June on Roadkill Records, preceded by a launch gig this Sunday (18th).

SAVE YOURSELF A FOREST
12 June 2006
The Forest
The Forest play what could their only gig of the summer at Club Save Yourself (7th July), after which they'll be looking for a new bassist - details inside. This will also be the last CSY at the Waldorf before the club moves to the Roadhouse in August.

FEED YOUR HEAD
12 June 2006
New club night It Sounded Better In My Head promises "twee acoustic duos to bedroom laptop glitchcore or really loud post-rock." Night & Day, 13th June, featuring Trademark, :( and Pagan Wanderer Lu - then the second Tuesday of every month.

HAIGH, YOU DOING ANYTHING ON SUNDAY?
12 June 2006
There's a veritable feast of music to be had this Sunday (18th) at Wigan's Haigh Hall festival, including the Loungs, Moco, The VC's, Corinthians and many more. And the best thing? It's completely free. Fingers crossed this heatwave holds up!

MOCO AND THE VC's TO SAVE THE WORLD!
12 June 2006
Moco
Manchester Friends Of The Earth is holding a fundraising gig this Thursday (15th) at the Bierkeller, with live sets from Moco, The VCs, Geekgirl, Sir Yes Sir and Yr Bitter Ex Lovers, all for just 5.

ARC LIGHTS UP NW WITH CLASSIC EVENTS
07 June 2006
Arc Sounds have just released their listings for summer and as ever there are plenty of seminal and classic names appearing in the north west.

CRIKEY! IT'S THE WORLD'S BIGGEST LISTING!
06 June 2006
Bromhead's Jacket
Fancy punking out to the Anti Nowhere League, catching the latest hot Sheffield band Bromheads Jacket, watching 8 local bands for a fiver, finding out what Jesus In India or Knickers sound like, or sharing a stage with Keith? V-Man Events is here to help!

FROSTY RECEPTION
06 June 2006
Liam Frost
Liam Frost To Play Fopp In-Stores In Manchester (9th June)

KNOW YOUR ONIONS
05 June 2006
Onions
There's a chance to see two of Manchester's most talked about new bands of 2006 this Thursday (8th) at Dry Bar - The Answering Machine and Onions. Also on the bill are Champion Kickboxer and Star27.

LONG AND MINTY
05 June 2006
The Longcut
The Longcut have announced an album launch party featuring a full live set from the band as well as support from A Day For Airstrikes. It's on Tuesday 13th June at Mint Lounge. There's also a London date on the 12th - plus details of the next single.

SCIENCEFICTIONNONFICTION
03 June 2006
Robots, aliens, and the latest punky signings to Fierce Panda with a few local bands and drinking til late - yes it can only be the FictionNonFiction June schedule. Bring your own anti-gravity boots.

HOT BOY ACTION
03 June 2006
Boy Kill Boy
Fresh from their all-conquering headline slot on the NME tour, Boy Kill Boy have announced a headline Manchester date at the Ritz. It's not til October but we can see this one selling out very, very quickly so tickets should be grabbed as soon as possible

"A NEARBY TOWER BLOCK COLLAPSED..."
02 June 2006
The Lucida Console
MM's normally relatively mild-mannered editor-in-chief was reduced to a near gibbering wreck by Kong's recent SFTOC performance - come and see why at NoWayBack next Thursday (8th June, Night & Day), also featuring The Lucida Console and more.

BONEBOX DRAG WIRES FOR NEXT 7 DAYS
01 June 2006
BoneBox
Bone-box are in action this FRIDAY the 2nd JUNE at Manchester University Academy 2 alongside Liam Frost & The Slowdown Family plus news of next weeks single launch

CREEPING BENT THIS FRIDAY
01 June 2006
SAY (Say Jansfield)
One of Scotlands best independent labels 'Creeping Bent' home to Bricolage, Say Jansfield, How To Swim, Alan Vega, Fire Engines, Isobel Campbell and many more are out on tour this week. Catch them at Bierkeller on Friday.

MOVING CONCRETE
01 June 2006
Movement
Chased out of Kro by angry villagers wielding flaming torches (or at least a local resident complaining about noise) Concrete Monthly has a new home at Cheetham Hill Irish Heritage Centre. This Saturday (3rd) they've got Movement, the Magic O's and more.

JOHNNY GOES GREEN
01 June 2006
I Am Kloot
Following I Am Kloot's popular Night & Day residency, singer-songwriter Johnny Bramwell has announced a solo acoustic show at The Green Room on Thursday 10th August.

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