Tag: Manchester music

Oct 26
Harry Styles revealed as investor in huge new Co-op Live arena for Manchester

Music megastar Harry Styles is taking his first dip into the business world here in…

Oct 12
£257 million fund announced to support arts and culture – including several Manchester organisations

The Culture Recovery Fund will help venues to plan for reopening and help protect jobs…

Oct 09
You can now get married at one of music’s most iconic buildings

Salford Lads Club is now fully registered and licensed to hold weddings, civil…

Oct 02
Gary Barlow announces solo tour heading to Manchester AO Arena in 2021

Take That star Gary Barlow has delighted fans with news of a solo tour heading to…

Oct 01
Virtual music festival to mark World Mental Health Day on United We Stream

Two days of live music, talks and wellbeing experiences - plus performances from…

Sep 30
Akse has painted a tribute to singer Denise Johnson in Hulme

'Our girl is on the streets where she grew up'

Sep 26
Huge new arena for Manchester will be named Co-Op Live and create 4,000 jobs

Plans for a huge new £350m arena for Manchester next to the Etihad Stadium at…

Sep 25
What’s the story with the Oasis posters popping up across Manchester city centre?

Why Morning Glory posters have appeared in Manchester overnight...

Sep 17
Release date for Denise Johnson’s posthumous debut album confirmed – and a special listening party

The sudden death of Denise Johnson last month shocked and saddened music fans across…

Sep 03
A live orchestral rendition of The Beatles’ greatest hits is coming to Manchester

After months without live music, a non-existent festival season and more cancelled…

Aug 24
Manchester music venues awarded emergency funding as part of £3.36m Arts Council package

They’ve already awarded a substantial sum to arts venues, including several in…

Aug 12
Thousands of events industry workers march through Manchester in silent protest

On Tuesday afternoon thousands of events industry workers marched through Manchester…

Aug 06
Meet the Manchester author whose first novel is a Mancunian music melodrama

Steven J. Gill loves his music. In the early 1990s he managed a few bands with a…

Aug 03
A new subterranean live music venue, restaurant and community space is coming to Manchester

BeSixth, the music events and entertainment specialists known for the Pickle Factory…

Jul 29
Mancunians launch face masks inspired by the city with proceeds going to charity

Local artist Justin Eagleton has teamed up with founder of PR agency Roland…

Jul 24
Supergrass special live-streamed show from Manchester will raise money for charity

We’re all missing live music. But this summer you’ll be able to watch a…

Jul 17
Socially distanced raving is coming to the NQ

If you’re missing going out clubbing, you might be intrigued by a new…

Jul 17
Manchester mourns the loss of two iconic music venues – is this the end for them?

It was announced yesterday that two of Manchester’s most loved music venues would be…

Jul 13
Manchester Arena marks 25th anniversary with virtual gig for charity

Manchester Arena is one of the busiest venues in the world and the largest indoor…

May 25
Salford Music Festival goes online with a special showcase of Salfordian legends

This weekend’s special ‘lockdown’ edition of the Salford Music Festival features local…

May 15
Special live stream will commemorate death of Ian Curtis and raise funds for local mental health charity

Dave Haslam pays tribute to the life and legacy of the late Joy Division frontman in…

Mar 30
New Manchester entertainment channel to livestream free DJ sets, music and performances every night

A new entertainment channel is launching in Manchester later this week, hosting free…

Mar 25
Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott announce free concert for NHS workers

Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott have announced they will play a free concert for UK NHS…

Mar 24
Tim Burgess hosts Twitter listening parties with members of Oasis, Blur and more

As the nation wakes up in lockdown this morning, it seems the dawn of a new internet…

Mar 23
This Manchester singer has launched an online virtual choir to help people stay connected

Dan McDwyer, the musical director of Northern Voices at The Royal Northern College of…

Mar 17
Manchester music venue Jimmy’s to live-stream coronavirus ‘isolation’ gigs to lift our spirits

As events and live concerts are being cancelled across the country, one Manchester…

Mar 13
Tributes pour in for “Mancunian legend” DJ Pete Mitchell following news that he has died aged 61

Tributes have been pouring in on social media following the news that Manchester DJ…