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Leaf Manchester

Step up to the mic: Leaf opens its door to Manchester’s singer/songwriters

September 13, 2017 Comments Off on Step up to the mic: Leaf opens its door to Manchester’s singer/songwriters

Most days, if you wander through the centre of Manchester, you’re bound to encounter at least one busker having a crack at Wonderwall or something by Ed Sheeran. But if you have the talent and street performance isn’t your cup of earl grey, where do you play?

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Dancing in the Dark, Chorlton Irish Club

Dance like there’s nobody watching: Dancing in the Dark, Chorlton Irish Club

April 4, 2017 Comments Off on Dance like there’s nobody watching: Dancing in the Dark, Chorlton Irish Club

It’s a damp Wednesday night in March and Northern Soul is in a blacked-out hall in South Manchester holding a pair of glow sticks and dancing with strangers to Don’t Talk to Me About Love by Altered Images.

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Invisible Wind Factory

Blown Away in Liverpool: From Kazimier to Invisible Wind Factory

June 1, 2016 Comments Off on Blown Away in Liverpool: From Kazimier to Invisible Wind Factory

There really was nowhere quite like the Kazimier.

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Stealing Sheep

Review: Stealing Sheep, Band on the Wall, Manchester

April 29, 2015 Comments Off on Review: Stealing Sheep, Band on the Wall, Manchester

It’s not every gig where the band members turn to each other at the end and say “We did it!” But this is a bit of a landmark: it’s the first date on Stealing Sheep’s first full national tour.

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Bridgewater Hall

What’s On in April – Music

April 6, 2015 Comments Off on What’s On in April – Music

It’s time to dance off all those choccy eggs!

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What’s On in March – Music

March 5, 2015 Comments Off on What’s On in March – Music

Blimmin’ eck, March looks set to be a cracking month for gigs in the North.

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What’s On in February – Music

February 12, 2015 Comments Off on What’s On in February – Music

Ooh it’s been a bit chilly up in the North lately, so we’ve rounded up some musical treats to warm your cockles and cochleas.

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Band on the Wall

What’s On in January – Music

January 10, 2015 Comments Off on What’s On in January – Music

After all the fun and festivity of the holidays it’s time to get back to the everyday grind. But never fear – there are some great gigs across the North to chase away those January blues.

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Christmas music

What’s On in December – Music

December 8, 2014 Comments Off on What’s On in December – Music

Tis the season to party!

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Hebden Bridge Trades Club

Behind the Scenes at Hebden Bridge Trades Club

December 4, 2014 Comments Off on Behind the Scenes at Hebden Bridge Trades Club

Hebden Bridge attracts a lot of labels: hippy haven, LGBT capital of the North and, back in the day, a veggie’s delight (Suma began life here). 

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