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Monthly Archives: June 2014

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After the Silence: Music in the Shadow of War

June 30, 2014 Comments Off on After the Silence: Music in the Shadow of War

The Royal Northern College of Music is never one to shy away from creativity.

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Festival No.6

Win tickets to Festival No.6

June 30, 2014 Comments Off on Win tickets to Festival No.6

Win FREE tickets to Festival No.6

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Banking on the Miller & Carter Steakhouse in Manchester

June 29, 2014 Comments Off on Banking on the Miller & Carter Steakhouse in Manchester

It was a blisteringly hot Manchester Day day when I went to the Miller & Carter Steakhouse with the editor of Northern Soul.

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The Eagles at Manchester’s Phones 4u Arena

June 29, 2014 Comments Off on The Eagles at Manchester’s Phones 4u Arena

The Eagles’ Don Henley infamously proclaimed “we’ll play together again when Hell freezes over” after the biggest-selling American band of the 70s fell apart in 1980 amid legendary bad behaviour, recriminations, and backstage punch-ups.

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Close the Coalhouse Door at Oldham Coliseum

June 29, 2014 Comments Off on Close the Coalhouse Door at Oldham Coliseum

A couple of years ago I saw a terrific version of this emotive Alan Plater play-with-music produced by Newcastle-based Northern Stage which I thought could well be unsurpassable.

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Win tickets to the sold-out Grillstock in Manchester

June 25, 2014 Comments Off on Win tickets to the sold-out Grillstock in Manchester

Win FREE tickets to Grillstock this weekend – a celebration of meat, music and mayhem!

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Is a Northern ‘supercity’ a good idea? George Osborne thinks so

June 24, 2014 Comments Off on Is a Northern ‘supercity’ a good idea? George Osborne thinks so

The Chancellor has set out a vision of an economic “powerhouse” across the North of England with faster road links and a high-speed rail connection between Manchester and Leeds. This article by the Editor of Northern Soul is an extended version of a piece that appeared in today’s edition of The Independent’s i.

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Mondrian at Tate Liverpool

June 23, 2014 Comments Off on Mondrian at Tate Liverpool

There was the most spectacular thunderstorm when I went to visit the Mondrians at Tate Liverpool.

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Marco Pantani: The Accidental Death of a Cyclist

June 20, 2014 Comments Off on Marco Pantani: The Accidental Death of a Cyclist

Marco Pantani, perhaps the most flamboyant and popular road race cyclist of his era, won both the Giro d’Italia and the Tour de France in 1998, a double that few cyclists have achieved and none since.

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Tangled: end of an era for legendary Manchester club night

June 20, 2014 Comments Off on Tangled: end of an era for legendary Manchester club night

For anyone who has spent time clubbing in Manchester, the club night Tangled has achieved almost mythic proportions.

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