Music with a message may not dominate the charts, but it has found a home in nooks and crannies around the country, and the rest of Europe, in the shape of Roxanne de Bastion.
British electropop singer-songwriter Aleksandra Denton , known as Shura, has come out as gay for the first time in an interview with MM ahead of her recent gig and Manchester’s Gorilla.
A new social networking site that ‘connects musicians’ has landed in Manchester to attract talented artists to the stage in front of A&R scouts in a ‘genuine grass roots musical experience’.
Morrissey does not owe his fans anything. Nevertheless, many will be devastated to hear that the singer has announced that he knows it’s over as far as UK gigs are concerned.
Platinum selling singer-songwriter turned chef, Kelis, is coming to Manchester’s Arndale Shopping Centre to sign her new cookbook My Life on a Plate in Waterstone’s tomorrow.
Her debut album The Longest River blends classic old-world sounds from traditional sources with confident vocals that reminds you that the broad umbrella of folk branches far beyond pop beatniks Mumford and Sons.
Ten Skepta facts: Grime MC on hipster hate and ‘British dream’ at Manchester Red Bull Music Academy talk
After stepping off an eight hour flight from New York to Manchester, grime MC Skepta kicked back to sit comfortably on the Red Bull music tour sofa with journalist Hattie Collins.
Blind Oldham singer Rikky James is preparing to take his music career to the next level with an album release next month
‘When I hear synth I see a unicorn’: Paolo Nutini offers a peak inside his artistic mind ahead of Manchester gig
Paolo Nutini is bringing a showstopping performance of his critically acclaimed new album Caustic Love to Manchester’s Phones 4U Arena as part of his latest UK tour
Rising star Bipolar Sunshine warmed crowds at an exclusive event hosted by BOSE at Deansgate’s The Great Northern
Built this city on song: Young musicians and lyricists get big stage shot at Manchester’s Band on the Wall
Manchester is the City of Sing and is offering young songwriters the chance to flaunt their abilities thanks to Sing City workshops at the iconic Band on the Wall venue.