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What can artists do to make their gigs more accessible?

What can artists do to make their gigs more accessible?

Serena Jemmet curates an informed guide for bands looking to make their gigs accessible to everyone.
Girls To The Front: Groping, Gig Culture and what men can do

Girls To The Front: Groping, Gig Culture and what men can do

A look into the presence of sexual harassment that haunts gig culture and the live music scene.
Bombay Bicycle Club frontman Jack Steadman in conversation

Bombay Bicycle Club frontman Jack Steadman in conversation

Bombay Bicycle Club talk with Deputy Editor Georgina Davidson about live albums, power of crowd connection and a timely muse about a dream performance
Manchester named a ‘Music Capital’ of the UK

Manchester named a ‘Music Capital’ of the UK

Despite missing first place overall by Blackpool, Manchester has been recognised as a music capital for three music genres
Live Review: IN-SENSÉ

Live Review: IN-SENSÉ

“Think Jorja Smith vocals meeting Goat Girl bass lines meeting Idles’ punk energy”, writes Bella Fleming.
Live Review: Sofar Sounds Manchester

Live Review: Sofar Sounds Manchester

Sofar Sounds’ unique style of event production and their talented surprise guests captivate an intimate crowd, writes Rona McCann
Preview: Humber Street Sesh 2018

Preview: Humber Street Sesh 2018

Ethan Davies previews Hull’s premiere metropolitan music festival, Humber Street Sesh, which is the perfect getaway for those of you needing new music, cheap drinks, and thoroughly lovely locals
Live Review: The Orielles

Live Review: The Orielles

Missed out on Arctic Monkeys tickets? Don’t worry, there’s a new Yorkshire band who’ll have your hips moving in no time

Live Review: Jamiroquai

Music contributor Jack Greeney reviews the first leg of funk band Jamiroquai’s latest arena tour in Manchester

Feature: We’ll help you form a band and get you your first gig

Lonely Viking Arts are helping musicians in Manchester find one another and starting a night for acts who’ve never played a gig in Manchester before

Feature: Dice launches in Manchester

Is Dice the future of ticketing?

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