Monday, March 01, 2010


There doesn't seem to be a single day this March without a good gig happening in Manchester. I could easily have made at least a second if not third mixtape out of the rich material on offer. But somehow have managed to limit myself to 70 minutes. Link to mixtape [70 mins/ 79 MB] in the post following - enjoy. And if that wasn't enough read on for info on the Steve Gullick rock photography exhibition.

Girls Lust For Life [2.19] (2 Mar Deaf Institute BUY TICKETS)
The Loungs Annie Hall [5.44] (6 Mar Fuel FREE ENTRY)
The Hidden Cameras In the NA [10.04] (21 Mar Deaf Institute BUY TICKETS)
The Phenomenal Handclap Band I Been Born Again [14.54] (3 Mar Deaf Institute BUY TICKETS)
Frightened Rabbit Swim Until You Can't See Land [19.09] (5 Mar Club Academy BUY TICKETS)
Archie Bronson Outfit Shark's Tooth [22.20] (28 Mar Academy 3 BUY TICKETS)
Kill It Kid Heaven Never Seemed So Close [25.42] (31 Mar MoHo Live BUY TICKETS)
The Besnard Lakes Albatross [30.20] (29 Mar Dulcimer BUY TICKETS)
Cate Le Bon Hollow Trees House Hounds [33.49] (8 Mar Deaf Institute BUY TICKETS)
Tindersticks Black Smoke [37.26] (23 Mar Manchester Cathedral BUY TICKETS)
The Magnetic Fields You Must Be Out Of Your Mind [40.34] (19 Mar Manchester Cathedral BUY TICKETS)
The Miserable Rich Pisshead [44.17] (7 Mar Deaf Institute BUY TICKETS)
Local Natives Sun Hands [49.03] (4 Mar Club Academy BUY TICKETS)
Lawrence Arabia Apple Pie Bed [52.30] (8 Mar Deaf Institute BUY TICKETS)
Times New Viking Martin Luther King Day [55.13] (17 Mar Sound Control BUY TICKETS)
Alcoholic Faith Mission My Eyes To See [59.20] (29 Mar Dulcimer BUY TICKETS)
Picastro Spilt Head [63.31] (25 Mar Dulcimer BUY TICKETS)
A Silver Mt. Zion For Wanda [70.13] (21 Mar Academy 3 BUY TICKETS)

Not forgetting:
1 Mar dd/mm/yyyy Ruby Lounge / 4 March Brendan Benson Academy 2 / 6 Mar The Woodentops Deaf Institute / 6 Mar The XX Academy 2 / 7 Mar White Hills + Pontiak Ruby Lounge / 7 Mar Kaki King Academy 3 / 10 Mar Errors Deaf Institute / 11 Mar The Invisible Deaf Institute / 11 Mar Retribution Gospel Choir Ruby Lounge / 11 Mar Four Tet Club Academy / 12 Mar Blood Red Shoes Academy 3 / 12 Mar Alberta Cross Night & Day / 14 Mar The Joy Formidable Ruby Lounge / 16 Mar Lucy & The Caterpillar MoHo Live / 18 Mar Anna Kashfi Zion Centre / 18 Mar The Indelicates Ruby Lounge / 19 Mar Why? Deaf Institute / 20 Mar Wild Beasts Academy 2 / 20 Mar Two Door Cinema Club Deaf Institute / 20 Mar New Young Pony Club MoHo Live / 20 Mar Mount Kimbie Islington Mill / 22 Mar Emma Pollock + Josh Pyke Academy 3 / 22 Mar The Album Leaf Deaf Institute / 23 Mar Islands Deaf Institute / 24 Mar Youthmovies Deaf Institute / 24 Mar North Atlantic Oscillation Ruby Lounge / 25 Mar The Twilight Sad Ruby Lounge / 25 Mar Josh Rouse Academy 2 / 26 Mar The Jim Jones Revue Sound Control / 26 Mar Pete & The Pirates MoHo Live / 28 Mar Owen Pallett Deaf Institute

Retrospective exhibition by legendary rock photographer Steve Gullick.
"Featuring shots taken for NME and Melody Maker as well as his own publications Careless Talk Costs Lives and Loose Lips Sink Ships.
Its runs from March 12th til March 27th at the KRAAK Gallery, on Stevenson Square in the Northern Quarter, Manchester.

Thursday March 11th 20:00 - Opening party @ The Bay Horse. Live music from The Tenebrous Liar and Milk Maid plus DJs.

Saturday March 27th 15:00 - Steve Gullick will give a guided talk around the exhibition. Places are extremely limited. Email to put your name down or for more info"

The exhibition will include photos of: Nirvana / The Jesus Lizard / Frank Black / Patti Smith / Bjork / Beck / Yeah Yeah Yeahs / Scout Niblett / Lou Reed / Mark E Smith / The Drones / Neil Young / Nick Cave / Richard Hawley / The Flaming Lips

1 comment:

Catshoe said...

For tickets for The Joy Formidable you're better off at - a bit late for Manchester I know but for any of the others, it means (a) they are slightly cheaper and (b) you can print them off at home. I was at their gig last night at the Ruby Lounge - excellent as ever