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< < Archive News Stories on Manchester Music For June, 2008

Bringing you all the News stories from deep in the archives

YOU MADE ME REALISE
26 June 2008
Daniel Land And The Modern Painters
It's shoegaze weekend in Manchester! Daniel Land & The Modern Painters get the weekend started with a live show at The Star & Garter on Friday (27th) whilst Saturday sees the launch of their new clubnight Club Nowhere, AKA the unofficial MBV aftershow...

GOING FOR A RUBY
25 June 2008
Lots of exciting stuff coming up at Ruby Lounge: Tim And Sam (etc), Bromheads Jacket, Oxbow and the almost indescribably brilliant Bob Log III are all booked in, alongside the best local and touring bands.

TIDE TURNS
20 June 2008
The Tides
News of The Tides new single and launch gig (20/6) alongside Juno Ashes

STORM THE CASTLE
17 June 2008
Arficeden, Cyril Snear, Victorian Dad and To Sophia are just some of the upcoming highlights for July at The Castle Hotel, Oldham St - full listings here, as well as how to get a gig at Manchester's most rock'n'roll pub.

INCENDIARY PUNK VERSUS LANDMINES * recommended *
17 June 2008
The Shadowcops
Young local punks Shadowcops, described in a recent MM review as "a sonic hurricane", have two gigs this weekend in aid of Mines Advisory Group. On Saturday afternoon they're in the Zavvi shop (free, donations requested) and Sunday at Retro (£3).

SHORT AND SWEET
17 June 2008
Prefer lo-fi indie to noisy punk? We've still got your weekend sorted. Jamboree present Strawberry Shortcake Festival, with over 15 bands playing 15 minute sets with food, art and short films. Klondyke Club, Levenshulme, Sun 22nd, 2pm.

TAKE WHAT YOU WANT - A TWO QUID GIG!
16 June 2008
Red Vinyl Fur
Red Vinyl Fur release their debut single proper this week on Ditch The Bitch records, and there's a launch party tomorrow (Tue 17th) at Night & Day with support from Pocketknife and Alexis McLean.

SUMMER NIGHTS
13 June 2008
There's no summer break for Night & Day as the Oldham St venue unleashes its latest schedules. Local favourites Red Vinyl Fur and The Maple State have dates coming up as well as visits from Cut Copy, The Cave Singers and the Trangressive Records tour...

unELECTRIC CIRCUS : FREE THIS SUNDAY (15/6)
13 June 2008
SAY (Say Jansfield)
In case you didn't know and wanted to give your credit crunch a day off, we have the much quieter version of our Electric Circus event this Sunday (Roadhouse 15/6) - It's on early and it's FREE ! 8 acts / 2 stages and we think, some nice candles too...

TIMBRE !!!
13 June 2008
Nancy Elizabeth
Here's some news of some new TIMBRELAND releases coming our way in the next few months. The label have also announced that three new acts have joined the clan.....

ITC08 : IN THE CITY DEMO INFO & LATEST KEYNOTE SPEAKER INFO
13 June 2008
In case you didn't know, Manchester's most important music event In The City takes place on OCTOBER 5TH, 6TH & 7TH 2008 - important info re: demos >>>

ANARKHIK BRAINIAKS
13 June 2008
Islands Lost At Sea
aA and Brainlove team up for Sunday lunch

FRIENDLY FIRE
13 June 2008
The Loungs
Don't forget that the now legendary Friends of Mine night is this Saturday the 14th June at Joshua Brooks, Manchester

ROADHOUSE - LISTINGS FOR THE REST OF JUNE
13 June 2008
Kong
The Roadhouse have some splendid stuff going on in the second half of June, beginning no less with our very own unElectric Circus this Sunday (15th) !

MANCHESTER JAZZ FESTIVAL 2008
13 June 2008
Improvise your summer with the 13th Improvise your summer with the 13th Manchester Jazz Festival! - Info and dates for the July event...

NOT ON YOUR NELLY - EASTERN EUROPEAN CLUB FEST ?
13 June 2008
The hitherto unexplored link between Manchester and Croatia is about to get a lot stronger as Manchester’s legendary club Electric Chair launches a three-day mini-fest in the gorgeous Croatian coastal village of Petrcane in August

PACKET OF THREE
12 June 2008
I Am Three
Local singer-songwriter Andy "Bleeding Hands" Hughes has teamed up with a kindred spirit to form an acoustic duo by the name of I Am Three. They play Jabez Clegg next Thursday (19th) alongside North Easterners Fallen Phoenix and soloist Carl Jackson.

TEN INCHES OF AIR CAV
11 June 2008
Air Cav
Air Cav release their second single on 7th July. A double A-side featuring “Embers” and “Picking at The Bones”, it's available on limited ten inch one-sided etched vinyl plus 7" & CD, and there's a launch party gig at Urbis on Saturday 5th.

LONG(CUT) AWAITED RETURN
11 June 2008
The Longcut
Akoustik Anarkhy is officially back! Next Friday (20th June) sees the long awaited return of The Longcut to aA's new home Trof 3 (AKA The Deaf Institute) with support from Day For Airstrikes and Mechanical Owl. Worth getting advance tickets, details here

CASTLE ROCKS CANCER - THE RETURN
11 June 2008
Monster Island
20 bands, one pub, one bucket. Yes it's Castle Rocks Cancer time again, with The Star Fighter Pilot, Hard Luck Child, Kev Fox and more playing our fave Oldham St pub this weekend (14th-15th). Music from 2pm, drinking til late, free in, donations requested

WINELIGHT AMERICANA
09 June 2008
The show at Automatic, The Met, Bury on Tuesday (10th) promises to be something extra special and a bit of a coup for The Winelight Club

THE MEN FROM BAD UNCLE
05 June 2008
Sophie’s Pigeons
Bad Uncle are back with a host of new and leftfield music - expect careful curation and something to tease the brain :

GLASSWERK WORKS
05 June 2008
Glasswerk have an action packed calender for early summer, all scheduled into Jabez and Dry - some highlights include The Magnificent Ambersons, These Eyes Are Cameras and ex-Proud Mary Paul Newsome

BLOWOUT SERIES KICKS BACK IN
05 June 2008
The Beep Seals
Blowout have got a plethora of gigs over the next few weeks, kicking off with The Beep Seals album launch party this Thursday 5th June

ONCE UPON A TIME IN WIGAN HITS BOLTON
02 June 2008
The Octagon Theatre’s award-winning and critically acclaimed 40th Anniversary Season culminates with the World Premiere of the specially re-commissioned Once Upon a Time in Wigan – Live! - The show begins this Thursday the 5th June

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