The Northern Quota

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WSTRN See My World fest 2
3rd Nov
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...
'Terra Firma' album cover art
17th Mar
After teasing fans since last April by slowly releasing singles Pretty Lady, Greed, Beyond the Pine, followed by Willow...
Blanketman, music, new music, band, Manchester
1st Oct
Manchester post-punk outfit Blanketman announced the release of their upcoming single via social media. Beach Body will be available on...
Manchester Camerata
26th Sep
Manchester Camerata orchestra is premiering a new digital film series this week to engage with Manchester residents during the pandemic. As an...
17th Mar
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,...
band pic
19th Jan
I had the fortune to see Alina Ly play her set at the Castle Hotel in the Northern Quarter. The whole concert was organised by Scruff of the neck...
Casey Birks and Matt Hartless of the Maverick 7
31st Dec
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 hear of, but may well in...
One Day Like This
25th Dec
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 changed our fortunes...
4th Dec
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...
Foundations Festival Logo
4th Dec
FOUNDATIONS Festival is returning to Manchester this December to celebrate the city’s grassroots alternative music and art scene. Focusing on...


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