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Live: Sam Lee & Friends

Sam Lee brought his live show, and his friends, to an expectant Band On The Wall last Friday

Live: Caitlin Rose

A tepid perfomance from the Tennessee songstress was matched by an unenthusiastic crowd

Live: The Lumineers

The stateside sensations do things the old-fashioned way at the Academy

The Coronas/The Nankeens

Up and comers from Salford and Dublin brought their national jaunt to the Ruby Lounge


Gotye set out to prove he’s no one-hit wonder with his biggest Manchester show to date

Jake Bugg & Findlay

Chart-topper Jake Bugg visits Club Academy as part of his final lap of basement venues

Sea of Bees

Sea of Bees played to a thinly-attended Night & Day – understandably so, on this evidence9th November 20123/10

The Staves

Folk up-and-comers The Staves spoke to The Mancunion about their debut record, gender politics and world domination

Benjamin Francis Leftwich

HMV Ritz 4/10 25th October 2012