In a survey by Ticketmaster – the online ticket seller – the gigs just pipped Coldplay’s Head Full of Dreams Tour and Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band’s The River Tour to the top of the table.
Mancunians have taken part in a mad dash to get hold of tickets to see The Courteeners.
Manchester has a righteous tradition of insisting on being the UK music capital but the old city has been a little quiet of late.
Folly and the Hunter are a band who sit somewhere between Sigur Ros and Frightened Rabbit in terms of sound.
The series kicks off on Friday 23 September with the WHP’s launch party, headlined by rapper M.I.A and featuring sets from producer Mura Masa and legendary reggae and dancehall DJ David Rodigan.
If supporting grassroots music while listening to uplifting melodies is what you’re after, look no further than next year’s Manchester Punk Festival.
‘Gentlemen, I’m here!’: Punk legend Captain Sensible talks Marc Bolan and Tony Wilson ahead of Manchester gig
It turns out you can soften up The Damned’s notorious Captain Sensible before an interview with the mere mention of a drunken Dad, pizza and a pub as the Jack Tars prepare to play at Manchester Club Academy on December 3.
Fledgling Liverpudlian quartet Clean Cut Kid carved a post-Halloween indie triumph at the Soup Kitchen last night with a stirring performance exhibiting vigour and versatility.
Don’t Miss A Beat is here to recommend five tracks a week. Rather than being a standard ‘five new tracks you must hear’ it will comprise a selection of music that fall into five categories.
Amongst the closure of gig venues, the cancellation of events, and the near demise of the city’s underground music scene, Manchester Punk Festival is bucking the trend and thriving – returning in 2016 for its second year running.
‘All warm and fuzzy inside’: Manchester metal band on rising internet fame, one true love and moshing for art
MM chat to the members of the Manchester metal band Found From Within about their inspirations, ambitions and rising internet fame.