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< < Archive News Stories on Manchester Music For July, 2008

Bringing you all the News stories from deep in the archives

BIG GIG LITTLE GIG
23 July 2008
Puressence
Puressence have announced their biggest and smallest Manchester shows to date; a headline date at Academy 1 on Sat 18th October - and an acoustic show in the Retro basement on Sat 9th August.

INDIETRACKS FESTIVAL
17 July 2008
This week Manchester Music interviewed Stuart Mackay who is the organiser of the popular Indietracks Festival which takes place on the weekend of 26/27 July 2008 at Midland Railway in Butterley, Derbyshire

BEST OF WOTGODFORGOT ** recommended **
16 July 2008
Sketches For Albinos
Wotgodforgot returns to Retro on Wednesday (23rd) with probably their most impressive line-up to date: Sketches For Albinos, Worried About Satan, Denis Jones, Spokes and Cyril Snear. All that for just 4, including a free Cyril Snear CD.

FICTIONAL CRIMEWAVE
16 July 2008
Televised Crimewave
FictionNonFiction have got a bit of an exclusive next week (Tue 22nd) - the first date of a double-header tour featuring ex-members of Black Wire (Televised Crimewave) and Test-Icicles (KASMs). Witches play too and it's 4 in (free to members).

SUMMER NIGHTS AND DAYS
16 July 2008
Colossal summer-long listings for Night & Day, including the Day At The Races festival featuring Mum, Adem, Bearsuit and more (2nd August), The Backhanded Compliments (ex-Milburn; 9th August), MM faves The 66 (15th August) and loads more.

SUMMER IN THE PARK - NOW WITH FULL INFO AND TIMINGS
11 July 2008
This weekend there's top quality live music in Platt Fields Park all day Saturday and Sunday. Run in conjunction with Manchester Food & Drink Festival, Summer In The Park presents I Am Kloot, Keith, The Earlies, Bone-Box, Liam Frost and many more.

THURSDAY NIGHT IS EXPERIMENTAL NIGHT
10 July 2008
Arficeden
Dry Bar's regular promoter Beat Promotions introduces a new night tonight, the delightfully named Fucked Up Thursday. Dealing in all things "different", tonight there's Advances In Mathematics, Arficeden, Iye and A Middle Sex.

BAD UNCLE HITS SAKI THIS SATURDAY (12/7)
10 July 2008
Cowtown
A further reminder that Bad Uncle provide another unmissable show at Saki with Brooklyns Parts & Labour, Cowtown, 1up and the brillaintly named A Middle Sex..

WORKSHOPS & WILLIAM AT FoM THIS SAT (12/7)
10 July 2008
Another thrilling and essential instalment of Friends of Mine takes place this weekend

NO FAKE PLASTIC TREES
10 July 2008
The Suzuki Method
The Suzuki Method play this coming Saturday at the Orange Plastic night at Salford's Kings Arms

BOOM BABY BOOM !
10 July 2008
Quietland
Baby Boom has a live showcase at Dry Bar this Friday (11th July)

NEW SINGLE & TOUR FOR THE WHEEL
10 July 2008
Twisted Wheel
On July 28th Twisted Wheel will be releasing a limited edition numbered 7' vinyl and download of You Stole The Sun EP + news of latest tour dates

WE ROCK HARD!
08 July 2008
The 66
MM is once again in control of The Hard Rock Cafe for a few evenings, starting tomorrow (Wed 9th) with a quality bill featuring The 66, The Star Fighter Pilot and Fog Lights. Always an enjoyable if slightly strange evening; free in, 10pm.

MANCHESTER BANDS' CHARITY NIGHT OUT
08 July 2008
The Tides
Soviet Union Records stars The Tides headline a special gig at The Lowry on Saturday 26th July with support from Juno Ashes & The Galleon. All proceeds from the event are going to a charity working for local children with disabilities and terminal illness

SCORE SOME LATE NIGHT MUSIC
08 July 2008
The Score
Red@Retro is a new monthly night at Retro Bar promising great live music in an intimate venue, they're opposed to Pay to Play and forced ticket sale, and they run nice and late so you can go after other gigs. This week (Sat 12th) The Score headline.

TRANSPENNINE FRIDAY
08 July 2008
The Longcut
The Longcut play only their third live gig of 2008 this Friday (11th July). It's in Leeds as opposed to Manchester, but it's not that far is it? Leeds Brudenell Social Club, 7.30pm, 5

TIDES CRASH INTO OFFICIAL INDIE TOP 30 CHART
04 July 2008
The Tides
The Tides's latest release on MM's sister label Soviet Union has crashed straight in at number 22 in the Indie Top 30 Singles Chart

MANCHESTER JAZZ FESTIVAL 2008: WAY BEYOND JAZZ
04 July 2008
manchester jazz festival is now in its 13th year, and the programme yet again stretches far and wide in all musical directions.

WINELIGHT SPEARHEADS ACOUSTIC SCENE IN BURY - CONCESSIONS FOR MM READERS
04 July 2008
Jon Gomm
JON GOMM will be appearing at next week's Winelight Club show on Tuesday (8/7) at Automatic and MM readers will receive a special entry discount.

TRANSGRESSIVE TOUR - GIG / CHANNEL M FILM INVITE + COMP !!!!
04 July 2008
As part of Transgressive's UK Tour, Ox. Eagle.Lion Man will be headed to Manchester next week - full details / ticket comp + get the chance to also see them being filmed in session by Channel M, before the night time gig

HIGH VOLTAGE LOOKING TO INJECT SOME NEW BLOOD
04 July 2008
Our much admired peers High Voltage are looking for someone to bring in some shit-hot skillz on the graphic / photo front.

CURTIS TOMBSTONED
04 July 2008
Joy Division
Fans of the deceased Joy Division singer Ian Curtis were stunned at the news that his headstone has been stolen from a Macclesfield cemetery.

BLOWOUT SUMMER BONANZA
04 July 2008
Blowout! makes a welcome mark on the live calender, with dates in Chorlton and Stretford - here's the full shebang

SUMMER DEAMS
04 July 2008
Liars
Hey! Manchester will be back again in the autumn with confirmations from Canada's Destroyer and Dan Bejar of New Pornographers - plus other interesting summer dates

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