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FESTIVALS 2010 - KENDAL CALLING: NOW WITH ADDED BEER FESTIVAL!
30 June 2010
With a great line-up including Doves, British Sea Power, Exit Calm, Badly Drawn Boy and a host of local favourites, how could they make KENDAL CALLING even better? How about an on-site beer festival? Details, ticket news and full line-up here.

A BIT OF EVERYTHING
30 June 2010
Everything Everything
Everything Everything release their debut album on 30th August. So why are we telling you in June? Well, the first 100 people to pre-order it from Recordstore get a signed copy. Link here. Off you go!

LOST AND FOUND / SAME TEENS - RUBY PLANS (2/7)
30 June 2010
On Friday 2nd July, Lost & Found and Same Teens will team up once again to bring you another huge party with Manchesters very own AUTOKRATZ (Kitsune) playing live alongside hotly-tipped WALLS (Kompakt)

FRANK'S FANTASTIC SEND-OFF
30 June 2010
Frank Sidebottom
There will be a big public wake and send-off for Frank Sidebottom next Thursday (8th) in Castlefield. A 3 hour multi media extravaganza is planned and you're invited... you know you are... you really are...

SUMMER CRAP FOR GIGS? NOT AT RUBY LOUNGE IT ISN'T...
29 June 2010
School Of Seven Bells
The world's sexiest indie-gazers are back with a new album and a hot date at Ruby Lounge on 19th July. More on that here plus full July listings including Klaxons, Jah Wobble, Jesse Malin, I Blame Coco and much more.

FILL UP WITH LIVE MUSIC AT FUEL
28 June 2010
Lots of good stuff coming up at Fuel in Withington in July, including nights run by leading local avant-garde/experimental promoters Fat Out Till You Pass Out and Bad Uncle. Listings here.

FEELING GOOD
28 June 2010
The Travelling Band
The Travelling Band and 2010 Glastonbury Emerging Talent Competition winners Ellen and the Escapades have been added to the music line-up for the free Rochdale FeelGood Festival which takes place in the town centre on 13-14 August.

TOP FLOOR
28 June 2010
The Second Floor
The Second Floor, The Hidden Revolution and Janice Graham Band are among the seven bands playing Bands On The Roof this Saturday (3rd) on Kobana rooftop terrace in Rochdale town centre and it's just 4 on the door.

ON THE RADAR
24 June 2010
Beat The Radar
Beat The Radar have a new single out on 12th July and they're launching it with a live performance at the Ducie Bridge on Saturday 17th, also featuring Crooked Rooks live and DJ sets from Akoustik Anarkhy.

GIVE FRANK THE SEND-OFF HE DESERVES
23 June 2010
Frank Sidebottom
Following reports in the Manchester Evening News that Frank Sidebottom legend Chris Sievey died almost penniless and his family were struggling to afford a funeral, his old friend Jon Ronson has set up a Paypal fund for donations.

ARCADE FIRE BACK FROM THE SUBURBS
23 June 2010
Arcade Fire
Arcade Fire return with their new album The Suburbs on 2nd August preceded by a secret London show on July 7th, and you need to pre-order the album right now to be in with a chance of tickets - here's where.

RE-ENABLED
22 June 2010
AAAK [As Able As Kane]
Manchester's own Peel-favoured New Beat industrialists AAAK are back with the ultimate collection of their work available on CD this week, and their first gig in two decades on Thursday (24th) at Salford Sacred Trinity. 6 on the door.

ARTY PARTY
22 June 2010
Christopher Eatough
Pull Yourself Together and For Folk's Sake join forces for the Whitworth Art Gallery's Midsummer House Party this Thursday (24th) with live music from Ed Cottam, Christopher Eatough and Jam On Bread and poets including Jackie Hagan. Free in.

R.I.P. FRANK: A MANCHESTER LEGEND
21 June 2010
Frank Sidebottom
MM remembers the truly unique Frank Sidebottom, who died earlier today.

SAKI 'S THREE EVENT SALVO THIS WEEK
15 June 2010
Go Lebanon
Saki has three big gigs on this week, so pencil these in your diary : tonight (15/6) The Strange Death of Liberal England; (17/6) Bad Uncles/Lamb & Wolf present Ultralyd,Boann Trio & Go Lebanon, plus the Manchester Against Poverty fest on Sat (19/6)

WITHOUT THIS MUSIC WOULD HAVE BEEN DIFFERENT
14 June 2010
Silver Apples
Just confirmed courtesy of Wotgodforgot and Now Wave: pioneering 60s electronica trailblazers Siver Apples play The Deaf Institute on Wednesday 28th July. Tickets on sale now at 12.

WE'RE ALL WAVING FLAGS
14 June 2010
The Strange Death Of Liberal England
Portsmouth's epic pop revolutionaries THE STRANGE DEATH OF LIBERAL ENGLAND visit Saki tomorrow (15th) and they want you to bring a flag. And promoters Young Adult Friction promise cheaper entry if it's an England one.

NEW PAINTINGS!
14 June 2010
Daniel Land And The Modern Painters
Daniel Land And The Modern Painters will be previewing some new tracks at Night & Day this Friday (18th) with support from Nowhere Again - and yes, the England match will be shown on a big screen beforehand.

SOUND BALL CONTROL
08 June 2010
Goldblade
Are you ready for the World Cup then? Sound Control have had a great idea for the three England group games: watch the match on a big screen, drink footy-themed cocktails, then watch some live music including Danny Mahon, Goldblade and Kid British.

FESTIVALS 2010: THE IMPLODING ACOUSTIC INEVITABLE
07 June 2010
Denis Jones
There's more Lake District fun the weekend after next (18-19 June) when Fell Foot Wood hosts the Imploding Acoustic Inevitable Festival with Denis Jones, The Loungs, thelightshines, Paddy Steer and more.

FESTIVALS 2010: FELL FOOT SOUND
07 June 2010
PLANK!
Fell Foot Sound brings a collection of experimental, noisy sounds to the Lake District on 10th and 11th September, with PLANK!, Bo Ningen, That Fucking Tank and Piskie Sits plus many more for a bargain (if slightly odd) price of 29.22.

30TH DAY (OF JUNE)
07 June 2010
Twelfth Day
Independent promoters Friends Of Mine and For Folk's Sake have teamed up to present fiddle/harp duo Twelfth Day's album launch at Kro on 30th June. The album "Northern Quarter" is out the following week (5th July).

OCTOBER HURTS
07 June 2010
Hurts
Following their recent NME Radar Tour shows and a top ten chart placing for "Better Than Love", Hurts have announced a headline tour in early October including Manchester Ritz on the 5th. Tickets go on sale on Friday (11/6).

ATTIC GETS THE ATOM
07 June 2010
After the success of Adam F and Bailey (1 Xtra) at Club Atom, Access to Music and SA Promotions in association with Purpleindigo Management and Back2You are presenting a new club / MC night at the Attic in Manchester.

MOCO GOGO
02 June 2010
Moco
MM is rather sad to hear that Wigan's greatest ever rock'n'roll band Moco are calling it a day (for now). They play what's "probably" going to be their final gig at their own Roaring Psychedelic Octopus night in their hometown this Friday (4th).

MAHON'S SCHALLPLATTENMUSIK - LIMITED 59 COPY EP
02 June 2010
Danny Mahon
Danny teams up with German label to produce a very limted run of 4 track EPs - 59 copies in fact !

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