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Preview: The Struts at Manchester Academy

Preview: The Struts at Manchester Academy

Much acclaimed British glam-rock band The Struts headliner Manchester Academy on October 11, promising a gripping and fuelled live performance on the back of the US leg of their Young and Dangerous world tour
Live Review: The Hunna

Live Review: The Hunna

The Hunna played a sold-out show at Manchester Academy and were greeted by a surge of screaming and chaotic jumping up and down from the crowd.
Live Review: Barns Courtney

Live Review: Barns Courtney

English singer, songwriter and musician Barns Courtney played at Manchester Academy on Friday, and it was a performance to remember.
Live Review: Blue Öyster Cult

Live Review: Blue Öyster Cult

Have the legendary Blue Oyster Cult lost their agent of fortune? Contributor Dylan James went to Manchester Academy to discover more
Live Review: Billie Eilish

Live Review: Billie Eilish

Billie Eilish, sombre superstar in the making, takes Manchester Academy on frenzied journey, cementing her status as the future of pop, writes Pascale Chalmers-Arnold.
Live Review: Jungle

Live Review: Jungle

Despite bringing the funk to Manchester Academy, Jungle’s bold stage presence was not enough to save them from an inconsistent setlist
Rainbow of Culture comes to Manchester Academy

Rainbow of Culture comes to Manchester Academy

Head down to Manchester Academy for a cultural extravaganza
Live Review: Slaves

Live Review: Slaves

Contributor Owen Trimming reviews the highly-anticipated Slaves, who put on a meteoric performance at Manchester Academy
Live Review: Leon Bridges

Live Review: Leon Bridges

Manchester Academy gets a throwback to soulful sounds with a modern twist in the form of cool, charismatic immensely talented singer-songwriter Leon Bridges
Live Review: Hinds

Live Review: Hinds

Spanish indie rock band Hinds deliver a euphoric, energetic and personal set at Academy 3 writes contributor Issy Bolitho
In Conversation with RUSSO

In Conversation with RUSSO

It’s been a hectic tour for this indie rock band as contributor Georgina Davidson discovers in conversation with Californian quartet, RUSSO
Live Review: The Chats

Live Review: The Chats

The young Australian rockers are good, but their crowds are better
The Show Must Go On! The Voice’s Becky Hill sings on street after water pipe burst

The Show Must Go On! The Voice’s Becky Hill sings on street after water pipe burst

A burst water pipe won’t stop Becky from playing to her fans, writes Olivia White
Review: Bongo’s Bingo at Manchester Academy

Review: Bongo’s Bingo at Manchester Academy

The infinitely-popular student event arrived in Manchester – along with awkward puns, interesting prizes, and some questionable dancing
Craig Charles leaked as one of Pangaea 2018’s artists

Craig Charles leaked as one of Pangaea 2018’s artists

The DJ will perform at the ‘Made in Manchester’ themed festival in June
Live Review: DMA’S

Live Review: DMA’S

Three Sydney lads brought the Britpop revival home – and what a homecoming
Interview: The Wombats

Interview: The Wombats

Tord Knudsen from The Wombats sits down with Jake Oliver for a chat about karaoke, inspirations and how the band have changed over the last decade
Live Review: The Wailers

Live Review: The Wailers

Last weekend The Wailers stopped by Manchester to deliver a bracing performance
Preview: The Wombats

Preview: The Wombats

Jake Oliver expresses his excitement for the two huge shows that The Wombats are planning in Manchester later this year
Live review: King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard

Live review: King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard

And God Said ‘Let there be 7 Australian musical virtuosos’, and there was King Gizzard

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