The Mancunion

Britain's biggest student newspaper


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Live review: Dermot Kennedy

Jack Greeney reviews up and coming singer-songwriter Dermot Kennedy’s sellout show at Gorilla

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Live review: Amenra

Callum Lunn is converted to the Church of Ra by Amenra

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Live Review: Wolf Alice

Wolf Alice team up with War Child UK and the BRITS to deliver a wild night full of ferocity that had the crowd howling for more

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Live Review: Nightmares on Wax

George Evelyn brings incense and sofas to an intimate show at Gorilla

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Live Review: Gus Dapperton

After a last-minute venue change, the 20 year-old from Warwick, NY, brought his dreamy vibes from across the pond to Gorilla

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Review: Horse Meat Disco

With Pangaea not on the cards this January, Hannah Brierley heads to Horse Meat Disco, an event for all your disco boogie needs

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Review: Group Thereapy comedy showcase

Editor-in-Chief Kirstie O’Mahony felt a complete fool for her trepidation before this show, as it turned out to be one of the best she’d ever seen

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Live review: Alex Cameron

Alex Cameron brings a distinct blend of humour, jazz and 80s nostalgia to Manchester Gorilla

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Live Review: Declan McKenna at The Ritz

Music writer Jack Greeney reviews the biggest show of the emerging indie singer-songwriter’s career so far

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Live Review: Perfume Genius

An electric night with Perfume Genius at Gorilla is as compelling as it is powerful, writes Alex Corns

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Live review: Jordan Rakei

A methodological approach to disappointment

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Live: The Pigeon Detectives

The Pigeon Detectives show they can still kick ass in a sweaty, brilliant show in Manchester, writes Jay Plent