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BLOWOUT BONANZA
31 August 2006
Fear Of Music
Blowout schedules begin in earnest for the new season kicking off with Fear Of Music and Moco this Friday - plus full details of upcoming events

FREE MM EVENT THIS SUNDAY Feat: BoneBox & EIGHT OTHER ACTS
24 August 2006
BoneBox
For anyone who's NOT off to a festival this weekend, ManchesterMusic has teamed up with the Roadhouse again to put on another FREE entry event, this Sunday the 27th August

NOWAYBACK celebrates ONE YEAR with special guest
23 August 2006
The Answering Machine
The freshest night on the block, NOWAYBACK, celebrates in style with a BIG 1ST BIRTHDAY BASH on Thursday the 31st August

TEATIME SLOWDOWN IN HMV
22 August 2006
Liam Frost
Liam Frost has announced a string of record shop instore shows next week, including a full band Liam Frost & The Slowdown Family performance at Manchester's HMV on Wednesday (30th) at 5.30pm.

COHESIVE RELEASE
20 August 2006
Cohesion
Our recent Demo Of The Week from up and coming local melodic indie janglers Cohesion gets a proper release this week and they celebrate its launch with a gig at Night & Day on saturday (26th).

ALL QUIET ON THE CRIMEAN FRONT
20 August 2006
The Crimea
After a sold-out national tour, The Crime get back to basics with a special acoustic performance at Jabez Clegg this Tuesday (22nd).

FICTIONNONFICTION'S WEEKLY TRANSMISSION
20 August 2006
Air Cav
FictionNonFiction has a great line-up this week with Air Cav and Onions being joined by The Tailshakers and The Rothwell Incident. It's Tuesday, it's free and it's Aluminium Crocodilian - according to them, anyway.

BILLIE'S BOLTON HOLIDAY MUSICAL
16 August 2006
The Billie Holiday Story, a gritty, no-holds barred musical dramatising the life of one of the biggest cultural icons of all time, plays at the Octagon Theatre, Bolton from Monday 4 September to Saturday 9 September.

ANY MINUTE NOW
15 August 2006
Rachael Kichenside
Rising star Rachael Kichenside plays three dates in Manchester over the next few weeks in support of her Any Minute Now EP

SCARY VOLTAGE
11 August 2006
Daggers (aka / formerly Bureau)
Latest High Voltage signings Bureau play at Club Voltage at the Roadhouse tomorrow (Sat 12th) alongside flamboyant Australian noise-merchants The Scare. Plus news on upcoming HV releases from Redcarsgofaster and The Answering Machine.

FESTIVAL TIME FOR THE CHILDREN
11 August 2006
The Children
One of Manchester's biggest unsigned bands The Children have bagged a spot at Leeds Festival after a last-minute decision to play at a Manchester showcase. And they'll be getting in the mood this Saturday (12th) with a gig at the Witchwood...

FEAR OF AUTUMN FROST
11 August 2006
Liam Frost
Liam Frost has announced a full UK tour in September and October, and Fear Of Music have confirmed they'll be supporting, with a hometown date at the Academy 2 on 21st September.

BLOWING OUT AGAIN
08 August 2006
Blowout returns to its old haunt Chorlton Irish Club this week (Fri 11th) in conjunction with Journey To The End Of The Night, for the launch of a new compilation. There'll be four bands on plus DJs, and we've also got news on the Blowout autumn schedule

ALL STAR LINE-UP FOR NEW MANCHESTER FESTIVAL
07 August 2006
Elbow
Elbow, Badly Drawn Boy, The Longcut, I Am Kloot, the Durutti Column, Graham Coxon, Andy Rourke and The Sunshine Underground - does that sound like a top quality bill or what? Manchester Aid to Kosovo presents the Cohesion Festival in Platt Fields, 23 Sept

MAXIMUM ROCK'N'ROLL FOR MINIMUM PENCE
06 August 2006
(hooker)
Punk-flavoured power trio Hooker come to FictionNonFiction this Tuesday (8th) alongside London-based post-punkers The deBretts, thrashy rock'n'roll from Our Fold and more punky stuff from In the Black. All that for nought pence. Bargain!

D:PERCUSSION 2006 - VERY MUCH ON AND BIGGER THAN EVER
04 August 2006
D:Percussion returns to Castlefield tomorrow (Sat 5th) with a packed line-up of rock, pop, urban and DJs across 8 stages. There's a full live show from AIM plus The Longcut, Liam Frost, The Whip, The Loungs and DJ sets from Andy Votel and Graham Massey.

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