As Storm Desmond raged outside, a close to capacity o2 Apollo was teaming with jittery teenage girls, undeterred by the gale force winds blasting the North of England.
‘Speed blues, new-wave, punk anarchy’ – that’s what is on the bill when The Strypes take to the stage at the Ritz in Manchester this Saturday.
Move over U2 – the Emerald Isle’s biggest new band has plans for a British takeover.
Manchester welcomes Mock The Week star Gary Delaney – happy not to be ‘whoring himself out’… this time
Laugh Local will hit Chorlton Irish Club once again as stand-up comedian and writer Gary Delaney is set to get his first experience of the monthly event.
Review of Kodaline at Manchester Academy
MM takes a look at the top five Irish Mancunians
Manchester Irish Festival: Singer-songwriter hopes to emulate heroes Oasis while headlining blues bonanza
The critically-acclaimed musician is playing at m19 bar in Levenshulme as part of the Manchester Irish Festival
Doherty avoided a jail sentence after head-butting brother in a pub brawl.
Eer y’aar luv, fancy a pint? Manchester men out of luck as Mancunian accent deemed ‘least sexy’ in UK
Dating site surveys members and reveals dislike of ‘Manc’
What if Morrissey hadn’t met Marr? Tony Fletcher and Tom Hingley chat The Smiths and Inspiral Carpets
Fletcher joins Tom Hingley at book reading.
Why am I such a f*** up? ‘Recovering Catholic’ Terry Christian explores his Irish roots for first foray into stand-up
Performing Naked Confessions of a Recovering Catholic in Chorlton.