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Live: Glass Animals

The industry influence casts a dark pineapple-shaped cloud over the Indietronica wunderkinds disappointing set, writes Ben Rout

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Live: The Wailers

A punky reggae party is just what the doctor ordered in 2017, with The Wailers bringing classic Jamaican fun to rainy Manchester in an entertaining night at The Academy, writes Alex Corns

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Live: Shura

Rounding off the year on home turf, Shura’s catchy dance-pop is unfortunately let down by a static performance that lacks variety, writes Cassie Hyde

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Live: Honeyblood

With their refreshingly modest and empowering performance, Honeyblood are ones to watch, writes Nancy Colbert

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Live: The Orwells

The Orwells please the crowd despite disappointingly short performance straight after a new album release, writes Irune Vega

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New York indie rock three-piece Highly Suspect arrive in Manchester, but noise level doesn’t always equal entertainment, writes Alex Corns

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Live: The xx

The xx’s flowing melodies, succinct beats and incredible tightness in live performances make them one of the best British acts of current times, writes Will Bain

Photo: Tom Adam @Flickr

Live: Blaenavon

Amy Matthews is captivated by Hampshire trio Blaenavon’s breath-taking performance as main support for Indie rockers Sundara Karma sold-out show at the Albert hall

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Live: The Julie Ruin

The Riot Grrrl veteran returns to Manchester with band in tow and plays a show that refuses to rest on the laurels of past successes, writes Cassie Hyde

Photo: Paul Hudson @Flickr

Live: VANT

VANT’s energetic live performance as main support for Nothing But Thieves have the audience roaring for more, writes Amy Matthews