Neighbourhood Weekender: Pulp, Self Esteem and CMAT triumph!
Neighbourhood Weekender is back in Warrington’s Victoria Park, hosting a legendary set from recently reunited Pulp, and standout sets from CMAT, Picture Parlour, Self Esteem and Sugababes
“Music doesn’t often go for joy, and there’s nothing more elating than humour” – In Conversation with Yard Act
Yard Act frontman James Smith talks fatherhood, the difficult second album, hip-hop and the surprising similarities between music and stand-up comedy
Live review: Black Country, New Road @ New Century Hall, Manchester
Black Country, New Road returned to Manchester for their biggest headliner in the city to date, showcasing songs from their Live at Bush Hall album.
Live review: Paramore @ AO Arena, Manchester
Paramore return to Manchester at the top of their game, playing a career-spanning set to a sold-out crowd.
Busted on boybands, bad haircuts, and a Neck Deep collaboration
Busted chat about their 20th anniversary tour and announce a re-recording of an old favourite with Neck Deep
Live review: Arlo Parks and The Big Moon entertain at BBC Radio 6 Music Festival
After relocating to Manchester, BBC Radio 6 Music Festival closes on a high, with performances from Arlo Parks and The Big Moon
Live review: Suede at Albert Hall Manchester
The legendary Suede bring the chaos to the Albert Hall as part of their UK tour promoting excellent 2022 LP Autofiction
The Waeve: In conversation with Graham Coxon and Rose Elinor Dougall
Blur guitarist extraordinaire Graham Coxon and singer-songwriter Rose Elinor Dougall sit down to discuss their new exciting project The Waeve
Introducing: The Maddocks
Stockport’s most exciting new export The Maddocks chat to The Mancunion about their new single ‘This Is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things’
All you need to know about Neighbourhood Weekender 2023
Neighbourhood Weekender returns to Warrington with a stellar line-up including Pulp, Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott, The Kooks, and more!
Albums of the year 2022
We’ve whittled it down to our 10 top albums of the year; from Yard Act to Loyle Carner, these are The Mancunion Music Section’s favourites of 2022!
Live review: Wet Leg at O2 Ritz, Manchester
Wet Leg return to Manchester on a victory lap in support of their Grammy-nominated debut
Robbie Williams: A living legend celebrates his illustrious career
National treasure Robbie Williams entertains his crowd with two hours of non-stop hits!
Album review: Arctic Monkeys – The Car
There’s a lot to unpack from The Car – Arctic Monkeys’ seventh LP
Review: Daniel Howell – We’re All Doomed
YouTube star Daniel Howell brings his latest tour to the Bridgewater Hakl, exploring themes of mental health, sexuality, and the climate crisis, with a musical number for a good measure
Live review: A triumphant return to Manchester for Morrissey
Morrissey performs to a sold out crowd at Manchester’s O2 Apollo, exactly 40 years after The Smiths’ first show
Album Review: The 1975 – Being Funny in a Foreign Language
Now on their fifth record, are The 1975 really at their very best?
Leeds Festival 2022: Women rule most diverse line-up to date
Leeds Festival invited six headliners: Arctic Monkeys, The 1975, Dave, Megan Thee Stallion, Halsey, and Bring Me The Horizon to perform to sold out crowds over the August bank holiday weekend.
10 Must-See Acts at Reading and Leeds Festival 2022
Whether you’re a rock, hip-hop, or pop-punk fan, you’re bound to discover your new favourite artist at Leeds Festival this year – check out our picks for ones to watch.
In Conversation: Daniel Howell (danisnotonfire)
Head Music Editor Sarah Taylor chats to Daniel Howell about his (anti-)YouTube career and his first ever solo stand-up tour, We’re All Doomed!