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< < Archive News Stories on Manchester Music For July, 2005

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COME SAVE YOURSELF
31 July 2005
Liam Frost
Club Save Yourself comes to The Waldorf on Friday 5th August with sets from Liam Frost and The Slowdown Family, Pierre Hall and Neil Burrell plus DJs playing indie, new wave etc.

LATEST WHITE CHOCOLATE TREATS
31 July 2005
Boy Kill Boy
Fizzy punk pop from Londoners Boy Kill Boy meets intelligent and tuneful miserablism from Manchester's Lost Weekends at the Jabez Clegg on 18th August.

HOPEFULLY YOU WON'T FORGET...
31 July 2005
Reuben
Fans of new rock, get your diaries out: Reuben and Forgotten Hopefuls play the Academy 3 on 17th October.

NO CAPES REQUIRED
31 July 2005
Red Pen Letter
Retro Bar will be full of the sounds of post-rock and new prog on 10th August with live sets from Red Pen Letter and Akuma.

BANK HOLIDAY BARGAIN
31 July 2005
Club Chameleon takes over Life Cafe for an all-dayer on August Bank Holiday Sunday with live performances from The Tides, The Children, The Whyers, No Arm and plenty more - all for a bargain price of £4.

INDIE VS. ELECTRO
28 July 2005
Hiem
It’s all gone a bit electronic this month, but don’t be scared, at Indigo Vs Kiss My Haç we insist that you leave your haircuts at the door and be prepared to DANCE. Sets form Hiem, No Arm and Yes Sir Yes. Star & Garter, Friday August 12th.

DRUGSTORY
28 July 2005
The Cardinals
The Rock n Roll Drugstore will be open on Wednesday 10th July at Big Hands dispensing live tunes from B-Unique signings The Cardinals and Spacemen 3-alikes The Second Floor.

BRIS GIG
28 July 2005
Patrick Briscoe
Acoustic folk merchant Patrick Briscoe comes to the Briton's Protection on Thursday 4th August.

OPEN SURGERY
28 July 2005
Plastic Surgery opens its doors this Saturday 30th July at The Late Room with three live bands and DJ playing the usual manner of indie/funk/soul tunes.

KOOKY MONSTER
27 July 2005
The Kooks
Already compared to the likes of Supergrass and Bloc Party, The Kooks are something special. Their debut single 'Eddies Gun' crashed into the Top 40 earlier this month. They play Club Fandango at The Night and Day this Friday 29th July.

PUNK FROM THE FRONTLINE AT URBIS
27 July 2005
The Buzzcocks
As part of current exhibition PUNK: Sex, Seditionaries and the Sex Pistols, now running until 11th September (due to popular demand), Urbis are running a programme of specific punk events, first-hand accounts from the frontline of punk.

DO THE MORANGO
26 July 2005
Laymar
Morango Records presents live sets from neo-goths Laymar, indie popstrels Beats For Beginners and Right Hand Left at the Star and Garter this Friday 29th July.

BULLIES CAPTURE THE CASTLE
26 July 2005
The Former Bullies
Hotly-tipped anti-folk duo The Former Bullies play The Electric Circus at Oldham Castle this Friday 29th July. Support comes from indie popsters in the classic sense Nursing Home.

HANKY PANKY
26 July 2005
HANKyPARK
Hanky Park have built up a reputation locally since their formation in 1998 to compare with the likes of Alfie and I Am Kloot. Favourites of Manc music legend Peter Hook. They play Academy 3 this Friday 29th July. Support from Soul City Exile...

THE WORM TURNS
26 July 2005
Gutworm
Gutworm were rightly regarded as leading newcomers in the UK metal scene with their rapturously received debut album ‘Ruin the Memory’ last year. There play the Academy 3 this Saturday 30th July. Support from Verm, Warnerve and Last Chance To Dance.

THE ENDING CONTINUES...
22 July 2005
The Ending Of . . .
Oddly named but tuneful goth-edged locals The Ending Of... have a new drummer and gigs at High Voltage, the Roadhouse, Night & Day and Zumeba...

STANDS IN FOPP
21 July 2005
The Stands
Scouse retro rockers, The Stands, will be making an in-store appearance at Fopp Manchester this July. Tuesday the 26th of July will see them playing an acoustic set at the Fopp store on Brown St at one o’ clock.

BROWN SHOWER
21 July 2005
Lisa Brown
Lisa Brown will return to the stage this summer. They headline 'Wired' at Night and Day, Manchester on Wednesday 27 July. Also appearing are The Lost Weekends, The Goodbye Plot and Kni9hts.

GUITARIST COMES OUT OF THE FOREST
21 July 2005
The Forest
Due to the departure of guitarist Jack Doyle one of Manchester's hottest combos, The Forest is on the look out for a new guitarist.

SPECIAL EXPORT STRENGTH!
17 July 2005
Special Needs
Hotly tipped Special Needs play the Jabez Clegg on Thursday 21st July with support from Withington garage-punkers The Exports.

EVERYONE IS FROZEN - EVEN IN JULY!
17 July 2005
Omerta
Following the success of their "Everyone is Frozen" single earlier this year, OMERTA headline this week's ClubChameleon at the Late Room (under Life Cafe) on Thursday 21st July, with support from Barfly and Harvey.

YOUR NEXT FEW THURSDAYS SORTED - HIGH VOLTAGE UPDATE
16 July 2005
Singles from Recarsgofaster and Former Bullies, live performances from both bands plus The Ending Of..., Movement, casual Saints, Kubichek and loads more... it's the High Voltage summer schedule and it's looking rather tasty!

MUSIC AND SAUSAGES. WHAT MORE DO YOU NEED?
16 July 2005
Stranger Son
Hotly tipped purveyors of confused surf-pop The Research headline at the Rampant Lion on 12th August, with sets from Stranger Son Of WB, Nursing Home and Julian Donkey Boy... and you even get fed!

NON CONTACT SPORTS, REAL ALE AND SHEEP
15 July 2005
Thai Bride
Thai Bride take slightly off-centre indie rock out into the hills with a gig in.... Glossop?!

BLOWOUT UPDATE
15 July 2005
Archie Bronson Outfit
Latest additions to the ever expanding Blowout summer gig schedule include Liverpool's Seal Cub Clubbing Club and scary psychedelic blues from the Archie Bronson Outfit.

MOCO FANDANGO
15 July 2005
Moco
The Moco camp confirm that they are main support for upcoming band New Rhodes on the 15th July at the Night and Day Cafe

ITC05 : IN THE CITY - LAST CALL FOR DEMOS !
15 July 2005
Last call for ITC demos is next week - click for more info - be part of the only international event that celebrates Manchesters musical relevance

CALL FOR EAST MANCHESTER ARTISTS: EAST FEAST
15 July 2005
to take part in the Party in the Park that takes part in Philips Park, Clayton on 21st August

PAY TO PLAY - UGLY FACE OF MUSIC DEFEATED IN LEEDS
11 July 2005
Pay to play rears a very expensive head in Leeds - suffice to say it had its ass kicked and we've been warned to look out for similar "events"

PROS AND CONS
10 July 2005
Si Connelly
Hotly-tipped singer/songwriter Si Connelly comes to Dry Bar on Friday July 15th.

SIMIAN CHILL
10 July 2005
Arctic Monkeys
One of the UK's most talked about band of the moment head to Wigan's Club Nirvana on Tuesday 2nd August as part of their nationwide tour.

HIP TO THE BEAT
10 July 2005
The Beat Club, a night dedicated to the sounds of 60s clubland comes to Manchester.

POPART LIST
10 July 2005
José González
Popart vs. Industry have a series of top notch folk/indie/americana events lined up for you including José González, Anna Kashfi, Danny Saul and Quiet Loner.

INKLING TOUR
10 July 2005
I Had An Inkling
I Had An Inkling have a set of national and local dates with fantastic support from the likes of Mugstar, David Thomas Broughton, Former Bullies, Cowtown and Fuck Off Machete.

BLOWOUT's SUMMER BONANZA
07 July 2005
A whole weekend of live musical fun in Chorlton at the end of July, the long awaited debut EP from Fear of Music, and the live return of Jane Weaver at Blowout's regular Bierkeller session this Friday. It's like Christmas, only in summer!

BULLIES UP THE CREEK
07 July 2005
The Former Bullies
Comfortable on Tightrope present a night of lo-fi, indie and anti-folk joy from Saddle Creek's Criteria. Support couldn't be much nicer either really in the form of The Former Bullies, Nursing Home and Business Owls. Monday 11th July, Zumebar, Oxford Rd.

S*M*A*S*H TV
07 July 2005
S*M*A*S*H
Survivors of the New Wave of New Wave S*M*A*S*H will be playing Club Indigo on Friday 15th July at The Star and Garter with support from Faith and Hope's Beats For Beginners and grrl punk popsters Hooker.

BOXED IN
07 July 2005
BoneBox
Veteran liquor imbued roots'n'roll combo Bonebox play The Bierkeller on Friday 15th July in collaboration with Casual Saints, Earl and The Remote Control from the Fat Northerner stable.

NIGHT (& DAY) RIOT. . . I WANNA RIOT - THURS 7th
06 July 2005
Stickboy
Brand new indie club Northern Riots Kicks Off Tomorrow Night (Thurs) @ it's home, The Night & Day Cafe

RAISE YOUR SKINNY FISTS
04 July 2005
Nursing Home
Fight Club raises it's fists again this Friday 8th July in the basement of the Retro with live garage punk rock from Black Fiction, indie pop from Nursing Home and incoherent post-punk from new kids Clear Off Circus. Plus NME hype-free rock disco.

BLOWOUTS NEW MOVEMENT - TONITE
01 July 2005
Fear Of Music
Blowout have issued a stop/press for tonights Fear of Music single launch

BORSTAL BREAKOUT
01 July 2005
The Young Offenders Institute
As unforgettably thrilling as their name, The Young Offenders Institute look set to achieve levels of success and notoriety unseen since the early days of fellow Mancs Oasis over a decade ago. They play Dry Bar on Saturday 16th July.

NO WAY JOSE
01 July 2005
José González
Pop Art vs. Industry are very pleased to bring you the 3rd Manchester performance in 6 months from José González at The Mechanics Institute on Monday 18th July. Support from the awesome Danny Saul and Patrick Briscoe.

GORGEOUS GEORGE
01 July 2005
George
Ace alt-folk combo George play Retro Bar on Wednesday 6th July as part of Transmission.

FORWARD VOLTAGE
01 July 2005
¡Forward, Russia!
Another band from Leeds with a bit of a buzz about them at the moment, ¡Forward, Russia! headline this week's High Voltage at Music Box along with Future Hero Robot Empire - which is a band, not a PS2 game, we assure you...

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