academy Articles

Review: Scooby Doo: The Panto (UoM Panto Society)

Review: Scooby Doo: The Panto (UoM Panto Society)

Jessica Hamilton reviews Scooby Doo: The Panto at Manchester Academy 2
Opinion: The issue with British football academies

Opinion: The issue with British football academies

James Owen analysis the effects of British football academies on the wellbeing of young athletes
UoM “pioneer” student wins place at Digital Academy

UoM “pioneer” student wins place at Digital Academy

University of Manchester student Ariana Escobar Chalen secures summer school placements and £3000 a year funding through Siemens Digital Academy
Manchester Academy gig stopped early by suspected stabbing

Manchester Academy gig stopped early by suspected stabbing

The alleged victims were taken to hospital, but did not have life-threatening injuries, according to GMP
Live Review: Miles Kane

Live Review: Miles Kane

Ex-Rascals front man and one half of the Last Shadow Puppets Miles Kane revitalises lad rock with a fun filled performance at the first night of his 2 day Academy residence
Live Review: The Wombats

Live Review: The Wombats

The Wombats bring their relentless energy to the Academy for a second sold out show
Live Review: Alvvays

Live Review: Alvvays

The Canadian indie pop group put on a pleasant show at Academy 2
Live Review: Don Broco

Live Review: Don Broco

Don Broco leaves Music Editor Hannah Brierley grinning from ear to ear after the show, with an intense, adrenaline-filled performance

Live review: Aminé

The Banana Boy tells Academy 3 “you’re beautiful” on the Manchester date of his “Tour For You”

Live Review: Dave

Felix Sanders reviews Dave at the Academy and predicts big things for the artist in the future

Live Review: Mastodon

The sludge-stoner metal kings proved that they’re still reigning at a sold-out Academy

Live Review: Weezer

Weezer still know how to put on a proper rock show

Live Review: Dizzee Rascal

Dizzee Rascal puts on a bonkers sweat fest at Academy

Live: Local Natives

From feminism to favourite colours, Stuart Grantham speaks to the Californian band before a well-sequenced and democratised performance

Interview: The Japanese House

Amber Bain brings The Japanese House’s lush dream pop to Club Academy

Live: Daughter

Daughter went bigger, but was it better? Daughter confidently take a step towards rock in their show at the Academy, writes Rebekah Shaw

Live: Blossoms

Stockport’s Blossoms appear thoroughly uninterested by the prospect of a sold-out show at the Academy—so why should the crowd feel differently, asks Meg Roberts

Review: Wolfmother

Hannah Brierley tells us of her crowd-surfing antics after psychedelic rock band, Wolfmother, graced Manchester Academy on the 9th of April with an energetic live performance that didn’t disappoint

Review: Swim Deep

Swim Deep Manchester Academy 1 Thursday 10th March 2016 7/10 As a seasoned Swim Deep gig-goer, you’d think I know the drill by now. Five gigs in and it’d all be pretty predictable. Not this time. Swim Deep were my sixth-form band, they were my first proper gig, and they were the first band that […]

Azeem Ward – the man behind the meme

The Mancunion met Azeem Ward as he continues on his sell-out UK university tour, and found out what life is like as an internet sensation, humble student, and Greatest Living Flautist on the Planet

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