Go underground: three music venues you should visit in favour of the O2 Apollo

When going to a gig in Manchester, why visit a larger venue like the O2 Apollo or Ritz when hundreds of smaller, alternative gems exist? Band on the Wall Band on the Wall is perhaps the most diverse venue of the bunch. Situated in the famous Northern Quarter in a retired cinema, the Arts Council … Continue reading Go underground: three music venues you should visit in favour of the O2 Apollo

Glass Animals at the Albert Hall, Manchester – 18/03/2017

Imagine a room full of people in a Wesleyan church, worshipping a crazed, chanting angel and a revolving pineapple disco ball. Does that seem odd? That was two hours of Glass Animals at the Albert Hall, Manchester last week. It was difficult to imagine how the songs from their two critically-acclaimed albums, named ZABA and … Continue reading Glass Animals at the Albert Hall, Manchester – 18/03/2017

Embrace St Patrick’s Day with Manchester’s Irish celebrations

Celebrate St Patrick’s Day in Manchester with a full two-week schedule of events catering towards lovers of all things Irish. The 22nd annual Manchester Irish Festival takes place across the whole city. From Friends Meeting House in the city centre to Rustik in West Didsbury, you can enjoy food, drink, live music, language classes and … Continue reading Embrace St Patrick’s Day with Manchester’s Irish celebrations