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Alice Phoebe Lou live in Manchester: Bridging the old and the new

Alice Phoebe Lou live in Manchester: Bridging the old and the new

Alice Phoebe Lou shows her 2023 album Shelter in new light, exploring new ground at New Century Hall
This Is The Kit live in Manchester: A stripped back set of pureness and togetherness

This Is The Kit live in Manchester: A stripped back set of pureness and togetherness

This Is The Kit bring their folk-fuelled emotion to Manchester Academy, showcasing a performance of closeness and unity
CMAT live in Manchester: “…or, should I say CMATchester?”

CMAT live in Manchester: “…or, should I say CMATchester?”

A gut-wrenching new LP, but the same old cowboy boots… the Irish singer/songwriter enthrals Manchester’s 02 Ritz
Noah Kahan live in Manchester: A heart-warming performance at O2 Victoria Warehouse

Noah Kahan live in Manchester: A heart-warming performance at O2 Victoria Warehouse

Grammy nominated singer/songwriter Noah Kahan moves the O2 Victoria Warehouse crowd with a stunning performance
John Power live in Manchester: A breathless solo set from the Cast frontman

John Power live in Manchester: A breathless solo set from the Cast frontman

British music legend John Power demonstrated his skill and experience at Academy 3 in a blistering solo set spanning his entire career
Gracie Abrams live in Manchester: A Night of Devotion

Gracie Abrams live in Manchester: A Night of Devotion

Singer-songwriter Gracie Abrams gives a spectacular performance at her sold-out Manchester Academy show
Lloyd Cole to play Manchester’s Albert Hall

Lloyd Cole to play Manchester’s Albert Hall

Indie veteran Lloyd Cole is set to headline Manchester’s Albert Hall with a brand new, critically-acclaimed LP
‘Adventures in Limbo’: Fat White Family’s Saul Adamczewski wanders into the acoustic abyss

‘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.
Preview: Saul Adamczewski on a solo return to Manchester’s Night and Day Cafe

Preview: Saul Adamczewski on a solo return to Manchester’s Night and Day Cafe

Saul Adamczewski, tortured genius of anarcho-rock group Fat White Family and the disparate pop act Inscure Men, returns to Manchester’s Night and Day Cafe, this time with an album all of his own. Introducing, ‘Adventures in Limbo’.
Album review: Billie Marten – Drop Cherries

Album review: Billie Marten – Drop Cherries

Billie Marten releases her fourth studio album Drop Cherries, combining influences from her previous three records into a self-assured and mature selection of love songs
Gracie Abrams says Good Riddance

Gracie Abrams says Good Riddance

Bedroom-pop singer/songwriter Gracie Abrams’ debut album, Good Riddance, is finally here
In conversation with Gia Ford

In conversation with Gia Ford

Coming off the back of her first Manchester performance, The Mancunion sits down to discuss all things music with new Chrysalis signing, Gia Ford
Pop for a Dying Planet: CMAT shares new single Mayday

Pop for a Dying Planet: CMAT shares new single Mayday

A deep dive into the latest track, ‘Mayday’, from Irish singer-songwriter and rising star CMAT
Live review: James Bay at Manchester Academy

Live review: James Bay at Manchester Academy

Despite illness, James Bay plays a show-stopping set to a sold-out Manchester Academy
Live review: Charlie Hickey at Night and Day Café

Live review: Charlie Hickey at Night and Day Café

The Californian artist visits Night and Day Café as part of his Nervous At Night tour
Live Review: Lewis Capaldi

Live Review: Lewis Capaldi

Scottish singer-songwriter Lewis Capaldi captivates the crowd at his largest-ever headline show at Albert Hall in Manchester
Live Review: Tom Odell

Live Review: Tom Odell

Jasmine Bennett takes a trip to see singer-songwriter Tom Odell fill the Manchester O2 Apollo with piano-led ballads.

Album Review: Jessie Ware – Glasshouse

Jessie Ware’s third album promises a new and exciting era for the singer, but is she able to deliver what she has done so easily in the past?

Live Review: Liv Dawson

Hannah Brierley reviews up-and-coming Liv Dawson’s appearance at Fallowfield’s Fallow