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< < Archive News Stories on Manchester Music For August, 2009

Bringing you all the News stories from deep in the archives

WHAT'S COOKING DOWN THE CANTEEN?
31 August 2009
Time for an update on one of our favourite live sessions The Canteen. Taking place at Chorlton's Abode every Saturday, the next few weeks see The 66, Generalissimos, Hayley Faye and an intriguing new project from the people behind Blood Moon, all FREE.

SALFORD CELEBRATES A LOCAL LEGEND
31 August 2009
Salford University is the venue for a unique tribute to folk legend Ewan MacColl on 27th October, twenty years after his death, with a strong bill headed by his partner, American folk veteran Peggy Seeger.

NIGHT AND GAY (THEIR JOKE NOT OURS!)
27 August 2009
In case you hadn't noticed, it's Manchester PRIDE this weekend: if the big Canal St bash is not really your thing, Night & Day have an alternative party featuring live music and DJs from the ace Terrorist club night. And further ahead, there's In The City

BLUES SEEKING BLUES (OR POP, FOLK, CLASSICAL ETC)
27 August 2009
Are you a Manchester City fan with a musical talent? Fancy sharing that talent with a potential audience of thousands? This may be your chance: City are on the lookout for buskers and acoustic acts to perform outside the stadium before matches.

LOG (AND MORE) IN THE LOUNGE
19 August 2009
About time we did a Ruby Lounge round-up as the High Street venue continues to pull in a load of great touring bands in between the best our city has to offer. Coming up in the next few weeks: Soulsavers, John Fairhurst, We Have Band, Bob Log III and more

PSYCHEDELIC SOUNDS AT THE MILL
15 August 2009
Oneida
Wotgodforgot have two amazing shows lined up at Islington Mill this week: Sunday (16th) darkly psychedelic Oneida pay a visit then Thursday (20th) it's masters of drone Wooden Shjips. And they've just confirmed Six Organs Of Admittance for December too.

MOST GIGS IN 7 DAYS COMP!
15 August 2009
Born by Ted Baker / Bestival competition - get a Guinness record for the most gigs in 7 days and then win stuff !! Have you got what it takes !

THE STONE ROSES - OUT NOW !
11 August 2009
The Stone Roses
On 10th August, 2009, exactly twenty years to the day from the moment when four Manchester musicians stepped on to the stage of the Blackpool Empress Ballroom their classic album is back on the shelves

IAN BROWN - EXCLUSIVE 4 TRK ALBUM PREVIEW ON SALE NOW - PLUS LIVE DATES
11 August 2009
Ian Brown
Four new tracks from forthcoming Ian Brown album available 7 weeks early - Download the Stellify EP in a bundle that includes exclusive 48hr pre-sale on tickets to his Winter Tour

FRIENDS OF MINE - FREE DOWNLOADS & GIGS
10 August 2009
Gideon Conn
You'd be best advised to log on to Friendsofmine.com to get a free download of Gideon Conn's 'State of the Nation' - plus news of upcoming FoM gigs !

BACK ON THE ROAD WITH SUNSHINE POP
07 August 2009
SAY (Say Jansfield)
Colne & Pendle's best SAY are back after a magnificent album with a string of autumn dates..

NORTH EAST MANCHESTER GETS ITS OWN ROCK CLUB
07 August 2009
The Manyanas
Routine Life is a brand new rock / indie club set up for faithful music fans in the north east of Manchester, taking place at the legendary Witchwood in Ashton, with the first event on Thursday the 13th of August.

COULD THIS BE THE BEST MANCUNIAN ALBUM OF 2009 ?
07 August 2009
Starless And Bible Black
Manchester-based folk-rock collective Starless & Bible Black release their second album Shape Of The Shape on October 12th through Static Caravan

THREE INCHES OF PURE INDIE
05 August 2009
Golden Glow
Pierre Hall has long been regarded as one of the most indie (in the proper sense) people in Manchester, so it's only fitting his new band Golden Glow release their debut single - TODAY - as a limited three inch CD on an obscure German label...

WHEEL ON ROAD
03 August 2009
Twisted Wheel
The Twisted Wheel's hectic live schedule continues as they plan a headline tour and finish off their supports with Weller...

AUGUST AT THE MILL plus ROWF ROWF ROWF FEST NEWS
03 August 2009
The Mill expects plenty of frontiers being crossed in the musical universe with Tom James Scott, Wooden Shjips and Golden Labs' Rowf Rowf Rowf Fest...

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