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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...


6th October 2021 | By Daisy Bradbury

Hundreds of students scramble to sell Warehouse Project tickets after audio issues

Over 300 Warehouse Project tickets have been listed on social media following sound and technical issues at their Repercussions event in September.

ASL Students

18th June 2021 | By Hannah Terry

The festival run by students is back but things are a bit different this year…

Art School Live (ASL) has returned but with a twist as the festival will be live-streamed on 25 and 26 June, hosting an array of...


30th October 2020 | By Matthew Kay

4,000 new jobs for Manchester residents as Harry Styles invests in new music venue

More than 4,000 new jobs for Manchester residents will be created as Harry Styles invests in the new Co-op Live arena. Harry Styles announced that...


3rd December 2018 | By nq_admin

Review: Lil Pump Brings Raw Energy To Manchester In Sold Out Gig

  With viral success at just 16 years old, American rapper Lil Pump has emerged out of the Florida underground rap scene and landed success...


30th October 2018 | By Jack Dulhanty

Review: Psychedelic band Khruangbin play sold out gig at Manchester’s Albert Hall

Embed from Getty Images The Burton-based group, Khruangbin, layered piquant guitar-playing, slippery bass-lines and laid-back drumming to create a voraciously infectious sound that played as light as soufflé....

Journeys Festival page baner

13th October 2018 | By Isaac Jordan

Refugee art showcased at Journeys Festival aims to break down barriers and prejudice

Manchester was alive and buzzing this past week as Journeys Festival showcased the talents of refugee artists from around the world. The 10-day festival, which was held...

Singer-songwriter, Ed Sheeran, playing acoustic guitar live

17th March 2017 | By nq_admin

Album Review – Ed Sheeran: ÷

His hiatus was seemingly spent mingling with Taylor Swift’s girl squad and partying with the likes of James Blunt and Princess Beatrice, however somewhere in-between...

Foxing, live at The Deaf Institute

16th March 2017 | By nq_admin

Gig Review: Foxing at The Deaf Institute

Deaf Institute really was the perfect setting for this odd little performance. This small but very interesting building that you can find on Grosvenor Street,...


15th March 2017 | By nq_admin

Mitski firing on all cylinders

Mitski Miyawaki, known monoymously as Mitski, is a 26-year-old Japanese-American singer-songwriter. Born in Japan, eventually winding up in New York City via numerous places including...


15th March 2017 | By nq_admin

Band review: Palava

Palava are an up and coming unsigned band from Manchester. The four piece are Robert Whitehead: vocals/rhythm guitar, Nathan Keep: vocals/lead guitar, Carl Jackson: bass...

The Weeknd - live at Manchester Arena

8th March 2017 | By nq_admin

Review: The Weeknd (Legend of the Fall Tour) at Manchester Arena

The Weeknd, AKA Starboy, AKA Abel Tesfaye is back at Manchester Arena, but this time he's no support act, he’s got his own gig and...

Hopsin at Academy 2

8th March 2017 | By nq_admin

Review: Hopsin at Manchester Academy 2

There is something mesmerising about rap artists, how they have the ability to spit bars so effortlessly. Hopsin and his support act spent the whole...


8th March 2017 | By nq_admin

Review: Chainsmokers at Manchester Academy

“I don’t think any of you will know this song. It’s the first time we are performing it for you, Manchester!” Drew Taggart bellowed to...

Artists taking Action

20th February 2017 | By nq_admin

VIDEO: Charity event raises awareness and money for OCD

OCD is a debilitating illness, affecting 1-2% of the UK population. OCD Action held an event at the Retro Bar in Manchester to help raise...

Sundara Karma

18th February 2017 | By nq_admin

Review: Sundara Karma at Albert Hall

When Sundara Karma walked out onto the stage at Albert Hall, Manchester, to Gwen Stefani's Hollaback Girl, I knew I was in store for a...


16th February 2017 | By nq_admin

VIDEO: First interview with new Manchester band Wildfires

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12th December 2016 | By nq_admin

MMU student launches campaign to prevent ticket touting 

Ticket touts are being put under the microscope with many artists including Adele expressing their hate for them and the issue being discussed in Parliament...


9th December 2016 | By nq_admin

New Manchester band Corella launch second single

Watch the full report below: Corella: See The Day single launch from Northern Quota on Vimeo.


5th December 2016 | By nq_admin

Review: Passenger at the O2 Apollo

Singer-songwriter Passenger left Manchester completely captivated last Wednesday night, after splendidly playing to a sold-out O2 Apollo. The 2014 BRIT award nominee, Michael David Rosenberg,...