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Review: Drag Fest
30th May 2022

Review: Drag Fest

Theatre Editor Jay Darcy reviews Drag Fest, headlined by Pabllo Vittar, at Bowlers Exhibition Centre
Bonobo lights up Victoria Warehouse, with a little help from his friends
30th May 2022

Bonobo lights up Victoria Warehouse, with a little help from his friends

Alex Cooper reviews a headline show from electronic maestro Bonobo at the O2 Victoria Warehouse.
Kendrick Lamar : Mr Morale & The Big Steppers – Track by track
30th May 2022

Kendrick Lamar : Mr Morale & The Big Steppers – Track by track

Will Waterhouse breaks down each track on Kendrick Lamar’s latest masterpiece.
Benee, meeny, miney, moe – In Conversation with Benee
28th May 2022

Benee, meeny, miney, moe – In Conversation with Benee

Benee reveals the ins and outs of touring and her roots from New Zealand in this interview
Fruit, Sex, Sadness: Harry Styles returns with Harry’s House
28th May 2022

Fruit, Sex, Sadness: Harry Styles returns with Harry’s House

A review of the funky new Harry Styles record, Harry’s House, by Owen Scott.
Mae Muller at Club Academy
28th May 2022

Mae Muller at Club Academy

Emily Turvey reviews Mae Muller’s sold-out Club Academy appearance with her setlist of fun, lively pop anthems.
Live Review: It’s Good to Be Back with Metronomy
28th May 2022

Live Review: It’s Good to Be Back with Metronomy

Alex Cooper reviews Metronomy’s triumphant return to Manchester.
‘Roaring crowds in Manchester’: Declan McKenna rocks the Albert Hall
27th May 2022

‘Roaring crowds in Manchester’: Declan McKenna rocks the Albert Hall

Declan McKenna rocks the Albert Hall on the much-awaited tour for his sophomore album ‘Zeros’.
Live Review: Yard Act – Completely chaotic in the best way possible
27th May 2022

Live Review: Yard Act – Completely chaotic in the best way possible

Head Music Editor Sarah Taylor reviews a riotous return to Manchester from Leeds post-punk band and masters of satire Yard Act.
In Conversation with Crawlers
27th May 2022

In Conversation with Crawlers

Serena catches up with Crawlers in Liverpool to discuss social media, eyeliner, upcoming tours, gigs and tracks

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Live at Leeds: In The Park Preview
26th May 2022

Live at Leeds: In The Park Preview

Everything you need to know about the first ever Live at Leeds: In the Park
Neighbourhood Weekender 2022
26th May 2022

Neighbourhood Weekender 2022

What to know about Neighbourhood Weekender taking place on 28th and 29th May
Moovin’ and Groovin’: Moovin’ Festival 26-28th August
26th May 2022

Moovin’ and Groovin’: Moovin’ Festival 26-28th August

Preview for this year’s Moovin Festival on 26-28th August, featuring Moodyman, Shy FX, and many more.
Immerse yourself in MVSON World
26th May 2022

Immerse yourself in MVSON World

A preview of Mason Collective’s festival MVSON World in Cheshire.
Live Review: O2 Ritz fell in love with girl in red
17th May 2022

Live Review: O2 Ritz fell in love with girl in red

Mixing emotional honesty with empowering anthems, girl in red played a sold-out show at Manchester’s O2 Ritz
Alfie Templeman releases ‘Leaving Today’ but certainly isn’t leaving the music industry anytime soon
17th May 2022

Alfie Templeman releases ‘Leaving Today’ but certainly isn’t leaving the music industry anytime soon

Serena Jemmett reviews the latest single from Alfie Templeman.
Liverpool was a Sound City – Festival Review
16th May 2022

Liverpool was a Sound City – Festival Review

Serena Jemmett reviews Sound City, including performances from The Lathums, Self Esteem, The Royston Club, and Oliver Malcolm.
Blondie en-Rapture their Manchester audience with a spectacular set
16th May 2022

Blondie en-Rapture their Manchester audience with a spectacular set

Blondie bring a whirlwind of greatest hits to Manchester cementing their star status. Sarah Taylor reviews.
In Conversation with The Amazons
16th May 2022

In Conversation with The Amazons

Features editor Serafina Kenny chatted with Matt Thomson, the band’s lead singer, about touring, their new album, and cool jackets
Eurovision 2022: 10 songs you need to listen to
13th May 2022

Eurovision 2022: 10 songs you need to listen to

Ahead of the Eurovision 2022 grand final, Head of Culture Michal Wasilewski presents ten most attention-worthy songs of this year’s contest

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