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  Reef Live in Pictures

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  Barry Adamson’s Magical LP

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  Beth Hart 2016 Tour

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Virginmarys Live
Manchester Club Academy, 17 June 2016
Band Members
Ally Dickaty - lead vocals, guitar
Danny Dolan - drums, backing vocals
Matt Rose - bass, backing vocals

The Virginmarys are a three-piece rock band from Macclesfield, England. The band formed in 2009 and self released a limited series of sold out EPs (CAST THE FIRST STONE 2010, JUST A RIDE 2011, PORTRAIT [...]

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Manchester Academy, 31 January 2016
The Band
Phil Campbell - vocals
Paul Sayer - guitars
Nick Fyffe - bass
Damon Wilson - drums
With the paucity of rock music on mainstream radio and TV,

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Music legend Brian Wilson has announced a 2016 World tour to celebrate and perform the iconic album Pet Sounds for a final time, in honour of its 50th anniversary.

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Another year has zoomed by and I wish I could say that it’s the music that has made this a memorable year. While this list is one of our most diverse ever and arguably one of the best in recent years, it’s the state of the world and man’s inhumanity to man that has so dominated

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Ritz Manchester. 30 November 2015
Courtney Barnett has travelled a very long way in 2015. Anything but pedestrian, she has accumulated more air miles, magazine headlines, award nominations, festival slots, web

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RNCM Manchester, 23 November 2015
I last witnessed a Mercury Rev performance back in 2008. It was in Manchester and I clearly remember cursing the awful stage lighting which made picture-taking virtually impossible

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Over a period of 15 years we have taken photographs of many of the world’s best music acts. The Shakenstir online music image gallery is one of the world’s largest and most comprehensive covering the most diverse range of musicians

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