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
We can start over again? Blur reopen The Halls, Wolverhampton
A reformed Blur and a reopened venue; there was everything to adore about the indie darlings’ two-hour set.
Lytham Festival 2023: Lionel Richie, Def Leppard and lots more
Lytham Festival 2023 is headlined by Jamiroquai, George Ezra, Sting, Lionel Richie, and Def Leppard and Mötley Crüe, with special guests including Blondie, Gabrielle and Kim Wilde
Live review: Billie Marten at the O2 Ritz
Billie Marten plays her largest ever show in Manchester at the O2 Ritz as she tours the country after the release of her fourth studio album Drop Cherries
Live review: Vacations at Band on the Wall
Vacations bring their sunny Australian sound to Band on the Wall following the release of new single ‘Next Exit’
Preview: Parklife 2023
Parklife 2023 is back and soon on its way. Here is all the information you require before the weekend!
Album review: Arlo Parks – My Soft Machine
Arlo Parks returns with her second album, My Soft Machine, packing in stunning emotional detail and featuring Phoebe Bridgers.
Remembering Andy Rourke: The Smiths bassist has passed away aged 59
Remembering the brilliant Andy Rourke, bassist of Manchester legends The Smiths after his passing on 19th May 2023
Samantha Barks is on her own at Theatre Royal Drury Lane
Samantha Barks will perform a solo concert at Theatre Royal Drury Lane – where she stars in the cast of Frozen
Carrie Hope Fletcher is pulled back to The Lowry
Carrie Hope Fletcher is ‘pulled’ back to The Lowry as part of her first ever UK tour, An Open Book
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.
The Return of the Soulman: Lemar visits Manchester’s O2 Ritz
The singer comes to Manchester following the release of his newest album Page in My Heart
Live review: Duran Duran return to Manchester’s AO Arena
Duran Duran bring their Future Past Tour to Manchester.
Live review: James Orchestral Tour spellbinds at Manchester Apollo
James return to Manchester for a helter-skelter, orchestral tour through fan favourites and deep cuts
Interpol tease ‘Interpolations’ project with new version of ‘Big Shot City’
Jazz drummer/producer Makaya McCraven gives ‘Big Shot City’ a fresh coat of paint, but does he make it any better? Kind of, but not really
‘Adventures in Limbo’: Fat White Family’s Saul Adamczewski wanders into the acoustic abyss
Five years on from the ground-breaking, disturbed pop of Insecure Men’s eponymous debut, and four years on from Fat White Family’s last release, Adamczewski takes charge on another project: ‘Adventures in Limbo’. An honest, acoustic look at that same sly, gap-toothed grimace.
Live review: Madvillainy Reimagined
Fearing a bittersweet tribute act, ‘Madvillainy: reimagined’ instead offered a refreshing and charismatic live experience in Manchester’s Blues Kitchen.
Hot Mulligan bring a night of cathartic emo to Manchester!
Hot mulligan stop off in Manchester on their first UK headline tour, treating a few hundred lucky gig-goers to a night of cathartic emo angst, perfect for screaming at the top of your lungs