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Preview: Manchester Literature Festival 2017

The Books Editor’s top picks from the forthcoming Manchester Literature Festival

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Live: Johnny Marr

The iconic guitar hero delivers a triumphant homecoming show

The Smiths. Photo: Wikipedia Commons

From The Vault: The Smiths – The Smiths

The Smiths, so much to answer for.

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Preview: Johnny Marr

Marr returns to Manchester hot on the heels of the success of his top ten album ‘The Messenger’


Review: Live from Jodrell Bank – New Order

A lineup replete with local legends proves a perfect fit for the famous space observatory

A genuine Mancunian legend, Marr closed out his UK solo tour with two nights at the Ritz. Photo: Man Alive! @Flickr

Live: Johnny Marr

The legendary axeman returns to the scene of his first-ever Smiths show in support of long-overdue solo effort The Messenger

Johnny Marr. Photo: Man Alive! @flickr

Live: Johnny Marr

“He’s a magician with a guitar, a godlike genius, and quite possibly the coolest Mancunian of all time.”

Vocalist of The Cribs, Ryan Jarman (Photo credit- Source: Roger Kisby/Getty Images North America)

Live: The Cribs

The Cribs can be anthemic without needing to have the audience jumping and screaming as one.