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SAVE LIVE MUSIC AT SAKI: PLEASE SIGN THE PETITION
31 August 2010
Rusholme's Saki Bar, one of ours and every supporter of new music in Manchester's favourite live venues, is under threat again due to noise complaints despite actively addressing the issue. Sign the petition here to keep it open.

ROADHOUSE SEPTEMBER LISTINGS
26 August 2010
Be very afraid: The Plague Doctors return to the Roadhouse on Friday. There are lots of other good gigs at the Newton St venue throughout September, too - here's the full listings.

IN THE CITY 2010 - JUST A FEW WEEKS OFF NOW...
26 August 2010
Less than seven weeks to go before In The City 2010 and the first wave of official showcase acts has been announced and we're delighted to see D/R/U/G/S, O Children, Brown Brogues and Team Ghost in there.

PERFORMING LIVE
26 August 2010
Performance
Performance have been confirmed as support on four dates of Hurts' upcoming UK tour, starting at the Ritz on 5th October - the day after their second album "Red Brick Heart" is released. Tickets on sale now.

COURTEENERS AND KLOOT END OF YEAR BASH
25 August 2010
The Courteeners
The Courteeners have announced an end-of-year tour, culminating at the MEN Arena on Friday 10th December where Mercury Prize nominated I Am Kloot will be the support. Tickets go on sale on Wednesday (1/9).

ALL DAY TOAST
24 August 2010
On Sunday 5th September Toast Studios are putting on a free day of experimentation, collaboration, information and live music at the Bay Horse - here's all the details...

BAND ON THE WALL'S ECLECTIC AUTUMN
24 August 2010
A year after its reopening, Band On The Wall is going from strength to strength. Gideon Conn kicks off an eclectic autumn season there this Thursday (26th) with The Vortex, Kirsty Almeida, Homelife and much more coming up soon.

ANOTHER THING TO DO THIS WEEKEND THAT DOESN'T INVOLVE GETTING RAINED ON
24 August 2010
Brown Brogues
Suffering Jukebox Records, the label run out of the Deaf Institute, has its official launch there on Sunday (29th) with most of the label roster (specifically Brown Brogues, Mazes, Former Bullies and Milk Maid) playing live and all for just 3 in

OXJAM'S BIG WEEKEND
23 August 2010
Oxjam takes over the Northern Quarter on 23rd and 24th October with electronica, indie, acoustic sets, world music and superstar DJs across seven venues: earlybird tickets are just 6 until the end of September.

UNDERACHIEVERS' BANK HOLIDAY SPACELAB
22 August 2010
Laboratory Noise
Other things to do if you're not festival-ing next weekend: Underachievers at Saki (Sat 28th) presents an evening of fuzzpop, post-rock and spacey stuff with Laboratory Noise, Insect Guide and more.

BANK HOLIDAY FRICTION
22 August 2010
Daniel Land And The Modern Painters
Constant Friction take over Oldham's Jackson's Pit next weekend (27th-29th) with Daniel Land and the Modern Painters, The Black Knights, The Janice Graham Band, Mantraluna and more. 5 in each night from 9pm.

RUBY LOUNGE SEPTEMBER / ONWARDS
20 August 2010
The autumn tour season is almost upon us: Ruby Lounge autumn highlights include The New Pornographers with support from Freelance Whales (8 Sep), post-folk string quintet The Miserable Rich (4 Oct), and garagey psychedelics The Black Angels (10 Oct).

UN-CONVENTION 2010
20 August 2010
Un-Convention is back in Salford the first weekend in October with its biggest programme to date of grassroots industry panels and live music. Here's all the info, how to get tickets, plus a preview of one of the live music events.

EVERYTHING INSTORE
19 August 2010
Everything Everything
To celebrate the release of their debut album "Man Alive", Everything Everything will be signing copies and performing live in store at the HMV in the Arndale on Tuesday 31st August.

AUTUMN ART SHOWS
19 August 2010
Young British Artists
Young British Artists have announced a string of dates in Manchester, London and Wigan in September and October, and there's a new video to watch here too.

DON'T FRY THIS AT HOME
18 August 2010
Fish, Chips and Rock & Roll is a new night from the people behind Designer Magazine which does exactly what it says: acoustic acts and quality food in Altrincham's "high class" Bentleys chippy. Starts 18th September.

FOR FOLK'S SAKE - AUTUMN DATES
17 August 2010
For Folk's Sake unveil their autumn schedule with The Minnikins, The Steals (acoustic) and We Are Willow along with some more traditional folk sounds. All these are at Kro opposite the University.

TURNING UP THE VOLTAGE
17 August 2010
Islet
Two very different gigs coming up in September from High Voltage: on the 17th FLORRIE, multi- instrumentalist and former Xenomania house-band drummer; and on the 28th mysterious Welsh no-wavers ISLET.

RED DEER GOES HOME
17 August 2010
Brown Brogues
Red Deer Club is going home! This Friday sees the start of a monthly residency at Withington's Fuel and the first one features Brown Brogues, Paddy Steer and The Louche FC. Free but donations welcome.

FESTIVALS 2010: CONSTELLATIONS
12 August 2010
Broken Social Scene
Yes, it's not til November. But relax, it's indoors: Broken Social Scene, Los Campesinos!, Four Tet and Les Savy Fav are the first line-up announcements for Constellations, a three-stage festival taking place at Leeds University.

EASY AS ABC
12 August 2010
The ABC Club
It's Underachievers time again at Saki this Saturday (14th) and it's going to be a good one with The ABC Club, The Felt Tips, Just Handshakes (We're British) and The Cavalcade from 9 til midnight and DJs after.

EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE
10 August 2010
Everything Everything
Everything Everything's album "Man Alive" is released on 30th August and they have announced details of a major UK tour at the start of October, finishing up here at the Deaf Institute on the 12th.

ROCK AND RESPITE
10 August 2010
Exit Calm
Exit Calm, The Switch, Frazer King, No Tokyo and The Travelling Band are just some of the great names lined up for ROCK AND RESPITE, an all-dayer at Sound Control on 19th September in aid of Francis House Hospice.

RUBY LOUNGE - FULL AUGUST LISTINGS
04 August 2010
The Steals
The Steals, Chapel Club, Laura Veirs, Besnard Lakes and a free entry album launch for The Black Knights are all on the Ruby Lounge calendar for August. Plus a few dates for your autumn diary.

RED DEER RETURN TO FUEL
04 August 2010
Paddy Steer
Red Deer returns to its spiritual home Fuel, after a two year hiatus

REBELLION FEST HITS BLACKPOOL THIS WEEKEND (5th-8th AUG)
04 August 2010
Fucked Up
The world's biggest punk festival will be held at the Blackpool Empress Ballroom on August 5th to 8th....150+ legendary bands plus interviews with key cult punk figures by John Robb

GET BACK TO BACK ON THE 21st AUGUST
02 August 2010
Gabrielle's Wish
New unique event in Manchester city centre - Manchester's & Salford's most exciting new Music, Poetry & Art - plays "back-to-back" across TWO venues

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