Music

31st January 2023 | By Zara Gallimore

Grassroots music venue live performances have fallen by 17% since 2019

The Music Venue Trust (MVT) has called for a review of VAT for venue ticket sales after a report found that grassroot music venue live...

24th January 2023 | By Callum Pickup

Hushing up the Northern Music Scene

The Night and Day Cafe, the lauded Oldham Street music venue, was served a Noise Abatement Notice (NAN) by the Manchester City Council in 2021...

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18th January 2023 | By Jessica Smith

BBC Radio Manchester work alongside mayor Andy Burnham to support upcoming musicians in the city

Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham this week kickstarted a new program together with BBC Radio Manchester to help upcoming musicians in the city. The mayor will...

Night and Day Cafe

31st October 2022 | By Jessica Smith

Impending court case looms over iconic Northern Quarter music venue Night and Day

The future of Manchester’s iconic Night and Day café is to be decided at a court hearing later this month. The Oldham Street venue has been...

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3rd November 2021 | By Tyrese King

WSTRN perform at Student Union for See My World Festival

The group performing at MMU  West London R&B group WSTRN headlined at the See My World festival on October 23 celebrating the UK’s African and Caribbean...

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17th March 2021 | By Constance Enzler

Album review: Terra Firma by Tash Sultana 

After teasing fans since last April by slowly releasing singles Pretty Lady, Greed, Beyond the Pine, followed by Willow Tree and Sweet & Dandy, alternative artist Tash Sultana has released their highly anticipated...

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17th March 2020 | By Imogen Campion

Two Man Met students start up their own company and host their first successful music event

Two Man Met students who started up their own events management company had a resounding success at its launch night. Alex Rodriguez and Joe Shaw,...

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31st December 2018 | By Matt Hartless

12 Days of Manchester: Seven is the number of mavericks required to form a band

As we approach the dying embers of 2018, it seems pertinent to look ahead to next year and a band you probably are yet to...

One Day Like This

25th December 2018 | By Matt Hartless

12 Days of Manchester: One is the number of days like this a year that will see Elbow right

One Day Like This was a smash hit single for Bury band, Elbow, in 2008. Lead singer, Guy Garvey, once remarked, “My God, how it...

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4th December 2018 | By nq_admin

Legendary Smiths guitarist gives Marr-vellous performance on home turf

A Gospel Guitarist  On the night of Halloween 1963, a Manchester legend was born under the name Johnny Marr. Marr is a an award winning...