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Manchester Bands Live in Manchester
There's no doubting Manchester's claim of being the rock capital of the world - with hundred's of Britain's best musicians coming from the city it's hard to name any other city in the world that matches it's output. With so many acts emerging from Manchester, there's nearly always a hometown gig taking place each week. Below you'll find all the upcoming concerts featuring Manc bands or those who started their career here
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30th September 2009
Bad ShepherdsAdrian Edmondson & The Bad Shepherds listen / buy cd'sBuy tickets
Manchester Band On The Wall
The Young Ones star brings his folk take on punk to the city where he studied. The Bad Shepherds feature Mancunian folk regulars Maartin Allcock & Andy Dinan
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 1st Oct 2009
Rook & The Ravens Rook & The Ravens listen / buy cd's
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Manchester Academy 3
Classic Americana inspired bluesy rock from Glossop that will remind you of Neil Young, The Band and Credence Clearwater Revival. The band are loosely part of the recent wave of tuneful Americana-flavoured indie coming out of Manchester.
 
 
2nd Oct 2009
The CribsThe Cribs (featuring Johnny Marr) listen / buy cd'sBuy tickets
Manchester Apollo
The Smiths guitar legend Johnny Marr joins the 3 brothers from Wakefield, Yorkshire, who's indie rock hits include 'Men's Needs', 'Hey Scenesters!', 'Mirror Kissers', 'You're Gonna Lose Us' & 'Moving Pictures'
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also see - THE CRIBS - liverpool academy 1 - 26 sep
also see - MORRISSEY - liverpool echo arena - 7 nov
 
 
 3rd Oct 2009
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Bury Met
With a career spanning twenty seven years IQ are recognised as one of the world's finest progressive rock bands with a reputation for staging dynamic and visually exciting live shows. With material from their new album Frequency.
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9th Oct 2009
Michael McGoldrick Big BandMichael McGoldrick Big Band listen / buy cd'sBuy tickets
Manchester Band On The Wall
Manchester-born exponent of Irish pipes, flute and whistles. McGoldrick combines peerless technique with a musically rich sense of dynamics and texture. He can mix jazz, electronic loops, bluegrass banjobut with Celtic folk music, the bedrock.
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The Lancashire HotpotsThe Lancashire Hotpots listen / buy cd's
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Bury Met
Comedy folk band from St Helens with members Bernard Thresher, Dickie Ticker, Bob Wriggles and Willie Eckerslike. With such classics as 'He's Turned Emo', 'Mek Us A Brew' & 'The Beer Olympics'. Hilarious lyrics with a local slant. Recommended.
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 10th Oct 2009
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Bury Met
Kristyna Myles is a Manchester based singer/songwriter who's music is best described as fusion of traditional jazz and modern. Simon Chandler returns to play and sing jazz-inflected acoustic songs with a Brazilian flavour and a dark but mellow edge.
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 12th Oct 2009
The LongcutThe Longcut listen / buy cd's
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Manchester Academy 3
A Manchester three-piece heralded for their innovation and unlikely frame of reference. Varied, exciting and original, The Longcut have taken a truly experimental approach to indie rock.
 
 16th Oct 2009
The Travelling BandThe Travelling Band listen / buy cd's
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Bury Met
A shimmering blend of cosmic-country-pop, folk, and bar band rock. Drawing on influences like Gram Parsons, The Louvin Brothers, CNSY & Nashville Skyline-era Bob Dylan, The Travelling Band have built a loyal cult of followers in Manchester.
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 17th Oct 2009
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Manchester Academy 3

Goldblade unleashes the musical equivalent of a full-on beach assault incorporating heavy artillery, landing craft and an assortment of nuclear field weapons. John Robb charges the band into the thick of battle.

 
 
22nd Oct 2009
Bad Lieutenant in Manchester ticketsBad Lieutenant listen / buy cd'sBuy tickets
Manchester Ritz
The new project of New Order’s Bernard Sumner & Phil Cunningham. Other collaborators are New Order’s Stephen Morris, Jake Evans of Rambo & Leroy, drummer Jack Mitchell from Haven and bassist Alex James from Blur
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Manchester Academy 3
Manchester's own post-grunge/indie rock quartet, named after a line in a Sylvia Plath poem. Known for their energetic live performances and 2005 hits 'Shot Down', 'Unsatisfied' & 'Not Everyone', they've earned a hardcore fanbase.
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We The KingsDelphic listen / buy cd's
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Two Door Cinema Club listen / buy cd's
Manchester Club Academy
A local electronic/indie four piece who aim to be the future sound of Manchester mixing euphoric electronica with anthemic songs for a post dance world.
 
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Manchester Academy 1
The energetic funky Mancunian upstarts with a spiky mix of ska and indie, join a line up of UK hip-hop and grime artists.
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 11th Nov 2009
PURESSENCE (rock) listen / buy cd's|listen / download
Manchester Apollo
probably the most under-rated Manchester band of all time. Had hits 'This Feeling' & 'All I Want'
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28th November 2009
The Complete Stone RosesThe Complete Stone Roses listen / buy cd'sBuy tickets
Manchester Academy 1
The leading tribute act to Manchester legends The Stone Roses and have been described by Mani, who has been known to gig with them, as "they do our songs real justice. At times, they play even better than we did"
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also see - IAN BROWN - men arena - 19 dec
 
 
 
11th Dec 2009
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Manchester Central (G-Mex)
A Mancunian music fest led by Liam Fray's indie four-piece who create a sound bursting with guitar noise and rasping, energetic vocals, as on hits 'Not Nineteen Forever', 'What Took You So Long', 'No You Didn't No You Don't' & 'That Kiss'
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18th Dec 2009
DovesDoves listen / buy cd'sBuy tickets
Manchester Central (G-Mex)
Mancunian brothers who rose from the ashes of 90's dance act Sub Sub to become one of the UK's biggest indie acts, scoring hits 'There Goes The Fear', 'Black And White Town', 'Snowden', 'Pounding' & 'Kingdom Of Rust' in the process
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Manchester Apollo
Intimate gig from the Mancunian folk rocker who took 8 years to gain success with his electronica-flavoured acoustic sound, which has since spawned hits 'Babylon', 'The One I Love', 'Please Forgive Me' & 'This Year's Love' & 'Be Mine'
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19th Dec 2009
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Manchester Evening News Arena

Massive homecoming gig from the erstwhile Stone Roses vocalist. From lo-fi rock to baggy, danceable psychedelia and funk, his eclectic output has given him hits 'My Star', 'Dolphins Were Monkeys', 'Corpses' & 'FEAR'

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also see - IAN BROWN - liverpool university - 12 dec
also see - THE COMPLETE STONE ROSES - manchester academy - 28 nov
 
 
 
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