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

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FOPP FLOPS
29 June 2007
After mysteriously shutting all branches last Friday for "Stock Taking", music retailer Fopp has announced it is shutting its 105 shops,as a direct result of an ongoing slump in CD sales.

SUNDAY COUNTRY CLUB
29 June 2007
Its A Buffalo
The next instalment of The Country Club is this Sunday on the 1st July 2007 and the doors swing open at 4pm for the post Saturday night friendly sum of £3.00

ELECTRIC CIRCUS TONIGHT
29 June 2007
Blacklands
Don't forget that The Electric Circus rolls back into Oldham's Castle tonight (fri) where we have the mighty Blacklands on plus upcoming upstarts This Is My Lawnmower

CASTLE ROCKS CANCER - MANCHESTER THIS WEEKEND
26 June 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.

GABRIELLE'S WISH NEW CATALOGUE Vs. ARCHIVE RELEASE
22 June 2007
Gabrielle's Wish
Gabrielleís Wish latest single Cunning Stunts is released on May 28th via Small Adjustment, a psychobilly guitar driven 3 minute pop track taken from their new 3rd album CIRCA

MANCHESTER JAZZ FESTIVAL
22 June 2007
This summer the Manchester Jazz Festival will be celebrating their 12th year, with 8 days of gigs morning, noon and night at 7 venues across the city, many of which are free

VOLTAGE JUGGERNAUT HITS N&D
22 June 2007
Courtesy of High Voltage, Australian three-piece Midnight Juggernauts bring their indie-electro-synth assault to Night & Day in the lead up to their forthcoming debut album

CRAKKERS ABOUT THE JAKKERS?
22 June 2007
The Jakpot
The Jakpot have launched a brand new website at www.thejakpot.co.uk and have news of their new EP

STRANGER TIMES
22 June 2007
Stranger Son
This Friday (22nd June) finds the Stranger Son of WB at the Kings Arms in Salford with Mugstar and Big Joan

TIME TO MOVE ON
22 June 2007
Omerta
After weeks of speculation and a couple of last minute gig cancellations, North Manchester's Omerta have confirmed they've called it a day.

CHOOSE LIFE
20 June 2007
The Children, GeEKgiRL, Twisted Wheel (formerly Jonny Brown Shoes), The Tides, the Words, Aron Paul and 15 other acts line up for an all day charity fest for Macmillan Cancer Support at the Jabez Clegg on Sunday 8th July. Doors 3pm, £10/£8.

ALL THE SEVENS
20 June 2007
Working For A Nuclear Free City
777 is a charity event being held at Oldham Jackson's Pit on 7/7/07 (of course) with 7 live acts including Working For A Nuclear Free City, George Borowski and The Naughtys plus 7 DJs. £5/£4 in aid of Nordoff Robbins Music Therapy.

LOST LOCAL LEGENDS
20 June 2007
TVH-3
A rare live outing from underground legends TVH3, Doublejo(h)ngrey playing live and DJing... and your last chance ever to have a fag in a pub. Lost & Broken returns to Pleasure in Withington on Sat 30 June.

FREE BEATS FROM SKINT
20 June 2007
X-Press 2
'Let The Beats Roll' is a digital 10-track compilation, available for free, in return for joining the Skint mailing list

ANSWERING BACK
16 June 2007
The Answering Machine
High Voltage decamps round the corner to Salford on Monday (18th) where The Answering Machine celebrate the release of single "Silent Hotels" with a launch gig at The Kings Arms, with support from The Headlines and The Wave Machine.

GROWN-UP CHILDREN
16 June 2007
Neilís Children
London's formerly snarling punk brats Neil's Children claim to have matured, promising "more intricate, interesting songs" - they make their return at Night & Day on Monday (18th) with support from incendiary locals iDRESDEN.

PUBLISHING SOME BLACK FICTION
14 June 2007
Black Fiction
Black Fiction announce their Album Launch which will take place at the Manchester Academy 3, this Saturday the 16th June 2007. Doors are 7:30pm.

GOOD NEIGHBOURHOOD CHANGES NEIGHBOURHOOD
14 June 2007
The Beep Seals
For those intending to visit the GOOD NEIGHBOURHOOD gig with The Beep Seals this Friday, please note that there's a venue change. The event is now at the Royal Oak

KNOWSLEY HALL INFO & TICKET COMP
11 June 2007
The Coral
The Knowsley Hall Music Festival line up just gets stronger! Here's your chance to get a free pair of tickets via MM for the biggest festival to ever to hit the North West

FUGITIVES AT STAR & GARTER MOTEL
11 June 2007
Julian Donkey-Boy
Manchester-based Fugitive Motel creative collective is flinging its doors open once again at the Star and Garter on Thursday, June 14th at 8pm with Modernaire, Julian Donkey-Boy and Lucky Star

VMAN JUNE SCHEDULES & BEYOND
08 June 2007
The Deadbeats
VMan Events have another full calender for June and beyond including the MM Recommended Becky Higg, The Deadbeats and news of a Sonic Boom under 18's night.

HOWARD MARKS & SOUND OF CUBA HIT THE ROADHOUSE
08 June 2007
HOWARD MARKS, an audience with the infamous dope smuggler. THIS MONDAY! - 11th June- 7-10pm / £6 - SEPTETO NACIONAL, a Cuban carnival comes to Manchester. NEXT SUNDAY! - 17th June - 8pm - Midnight / £12adv

SHIT DISCO IN TOWN
08 June 2007
Shit Disco
Manchester's Club Fandango is that Night & Day are hosting SHIT DISCO plus Daggers tonight

MOVING BISCUITS
05 June 2007
As from Fri 22nd June Club Biscuit will moving to a new venue THE RUBY LOUNGE

STAR TURNS
05 June 2007
The Star Fighter Pilot
Star Fighter Pilot has news of two releases over the next few months plus a couple of gigs too

SONG OF SINGAPORE - MUSICAL AT OCTAGON BOLTON
05 June 2007
The Octagon Theatre, Bolton continues a tradition of making the final show of the season a feel good start to the summer with Song Of Singapore, which runs from Thursday 14 June to Saturday 7 July 2007.

THE COUNTRY CLUB'S FIRST SUNDAY RESIDENCE
05 June 2007
Its A Buffalo
The Country Club at Matt & Phreds takes place the first Sunday of each month - watch out for the Buffalo..

COME OUT AND PLAY!
04 June 2007
Escape from the Bedroom is a new night on Mondays at The Castle, Oldham Street, Manchester with open mic slots available every week, free entry for performers and punters alike, and headline acts including Edward James Bass and Darren Poyzer coming up.

THIS WEEK'S FICTION
04 June 2007
The Vipers
Two nights of free FictionNonFiction mayhem this week: the regular Tuesday at Tiger Lounge features The Vipers, Sadie Hawkins Dance and Wasted Angels plus Kid Voodoo and a burlesque troupe, then Thursday at the Bay Horse there's S.R. Gents and Lightshines

OUT OF THE CITY
04 June 2007
Onions
Live music returns to Glossop Globe on Friday 15th June courtesy of the Latitude club night, with Onions and Orphan Boy warming up for Glastonbury slots as well as Tameside's The Words.

ASHES WINNERS
04 June 2007
Juno Ashes
Manchester's Juno Ashes have been named "Best Unsigned UK Band" in Playmusic/Pickup Magazine's recent awards, and will be celebrating on Saturday 14th July at Club Academy with The Cardinals also on the bill.

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