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5th Element

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Rock

5th Element are one of the best rock bands in the North West.
High quality, high energy, and with a killer set list to boot, we work hard and play hard to get the audience going and to make sure each gig is a pro performance. We always give 110% to keep you shakin’ all night long!

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Aerial Salad

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Punk

Aerial Salad Is a punk band that formed in 2016, at the time they formed after Jamie and Jack returned from The FEST in Florida, They gave up their old pal Mike a call, and Aerial salad had their first practice, The goal was to play the very festival that had re-ignited this desire to play music for the Spicy Salad Bois, a goal that somehow at the ages of 19 19 17 they achieved

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All Star Jam featuring Dreamer

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Join In Event

The Matt & Phreds ALL STAR Jam is hosted by one of the most exciting young Manchester bands, DREAMER.

Alongside DREAMER, we will be inviting Guest Musicians to join the band and Jam with anyone who wants to take part.

This Jam has become very popular with musicians and audiences alike. Their musical repertoire is infectious. We reckon everyone will be partying and joining in like it’s a Saturday night not a Monday!

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Apollo Saxophone Quartet

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Classical

Since 1985, the Apollo Saxophone Quartet has been at the forefront of the contemporary music scene - commissioning, collaborating, recording and performing all over the world. Their repertoire includes classical, jazz, folk and world music influences.

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Armadillos

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Americana / Roots

Formed over 20 years ago The Armadillos perform Americana roots Good Time music.
Blues, Western Swing, Rock and Roll.
It has been said that we retain our true personality, whilst still serving the cause of the material that we play.
“Your Ears will be smiling”

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Assembly Point band

Oldham, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Indie-Punk band

Manchester lads out for a gooden. Playin' the best tunes to come out of town and writing some half decent ones along the way.

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BAND of COVERS

Wigan, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Rock, Indie, Pop

Not your average function band

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Barbarian Hermit

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Doom/Sludge/Stoner/Riffage/Desert

An irrepressible groove machine-Ghost cult

1 gig listed
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Bax Rafter

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Alternative New Wave

We are a 4 piece alternative new wave band performing covers by The Stranglers, Gary Numan, The Cure, Elvis Costello, Magazine, Killing Joke, Joy Division, PiL, XTC etc. Keyboards gives us an authentic sound not usually seen in 'pub bands' and an impressive DMX light show.

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Besses Boy's Band

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Brass Band

The world famous Besses Boys' Band are a 2nd Section brass band based in Manchester, North West England. Established in 1943 we are a local band providing music services to the local community and beyond for 75 years.

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Bethlehem Casuals

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Groove

Bethlehem Casuals combine a world of influence, heavy grooves and tribal drum circles all with a distinctly urban twist of folk rock to create urban rock styled DIY world music

1 gig listed
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Better Reality

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Party D-Beat Noise

Party D-Beat Noise from Manchester/Sheffield

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Beyond Midnight Band

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Rock, Pop, Disco, Soul

Professional, experienced 4 piece rock/pop covers band based in Greater Manchester playing popular songs from across the decades.

3 gigs listed
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Bigfoot

Wigan, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Chug Rock

Bigfoot are a 5 piece Hard Rock band. Formed in the spring of 2014

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Billyclub

Bolton, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Punk Hardcore..relentless!

Brutal hard n Fast plenty of singalong chorus lines and a strong melodic feel to the tunes, down to earth and straight to the point

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Black Rose

Bolton, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Thin Lizzy Tribute

Described by legendary music journalist Mick Wall as "Easily the best Thin Lizzy Tribute act going". Black Rose, Thin Lizzy Tribute are a four piece outfit who faithfully recreate the energy and power of one of the greatest live bands of all time!

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Black Zeppelin

Wigan, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Black Sabbath / Led Zeppelin Tribute

Playing the songs of Black Sabbath, Budgie and Led Zeppelin.

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Blackley Band

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Brass Band

Blackley Band is a 4th section contesting brass band based in North Manchester.

1 gig listed
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Blind Tiger

Stockport, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Classic Rock & Pop

Playing Your Favourite Classic Rock & Pop Covers

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Blues Jam Led By Franny Eubank

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Blues / Join In

Our resident band will jam the night away with players of any standard, so bring your guitars, mouth organs, sticks or vocal chords and play the blues. Just seek out Franny when you arrive and he will give you the lowdown on how it works. All welcome to join in or kick back and watch the players in action!

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Bones Shake

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Scuzz Blues

A scuzzed fuzzed blues three piece from Manchester.

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Bridgewater Blues Band

Stockport, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Blues

Four piece uptempo Chicago and British blues style band.

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Bullets and Bourbon

Bury, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Blues Rock

We are a 5 piece blues band playing raw unique, energetic and gritty blues covers and originals.

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Bullfrog

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Blues/Rock Covers

Bullfrog are a new blues band, sounding like a 100 foot tall Muddy Waters laying waste to entire cities after being bitten by a radioactive lizard, and are on a mission to play the heaviest, gnarliest blues that has ever rocked the North West!

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Callout

Bolton, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Covers

3 Piece covers band.

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Carnival Club

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Rock and roll

For any rock music fan it’s a source of total pleasure to come across a great young band that not only can rock out and play some great songs, but look the part and pretty good into the bargain!

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Charlie Cooper and The CC's

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Soul

Charlie Cooper is more than just your average blue-eyed soul singer.
She is captivating audiences as well as the professional ears of the likes of Jools Holland and Craig Charles with her formidable song writing.

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Clouds Harp Quartet

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Folk

Professional harp quartet available for recitals, concerts, workshops and any events/functions.

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Constance Loners

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Jazz

Think Jingly Jangly Dancy tunes with a talented songwriter's magic

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Contact

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Pop / Rock

We are a four piece covers band with a vast amount of experience gained from live shows throughout the North West of England. We offer a wide and varied repertoire of songs - everything from The Beatles, The Police, The Jam and The Kinks, through to Marvin Gaye, Sam and Dave, right up to The Cure, The Kings of Leon, The Killers..........and much more besides.

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Covered in Punk

Rochdale, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Punk Rock

We cover well known non-punk songs in our own upbeat punky style. Covering your favourite artists in our punky goodness. Guaranteed to get you bouncing.

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Crafty Dog

Stockport, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Rock

Four piece rock band.

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Critical Reaction

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Rock / Indie

Formed in late 2015, Critical Reaction are a 4 piece band from the north of England.

1 gig listed
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Denton Brass

Denton, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Brass Band

We are a 4th section brass band located to the southeast of Manchester city centre (M60 J24), in the town of Denton, Tameside. We are a non-profit making organisation, providing music to the community.

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Digging For Apples

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Indie Rock

Feel-good indie rock to keep the doctor away...

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Dolphin Centre

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Indie

Alternative 5 piece.

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Dominic Halpin & The Honey B’s

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Swing

Dominic Halpin & The Honey B’s provide the best in live music for Corporate Entertainment, Weddings, Private Parties, Functions and Special Events, specialising in an array of genres and package options – tailored to suit your event needs and budget.

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Don't Fret

Stockport, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Acoustic Indie Punk

We are a four piece Alternative Indie Rock band based in Manchester, creating our own sound by experimenting with many different styles of music.

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Drew Selby

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Indie

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Eagley Brass Band

Bolton, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Brass Band

A second section brass band from the hills North of Bolton.

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Elizabeth Phillips

Oldham, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Classical, Music Theatre, Popera and Big Band

Oldham based lyric Soprano, Elizabeth Phillips, is best known for her clear, yet rich sound. Her incredibly emotive performances ensure that she is a huge hit with audiences throughout the North West.

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Ellis Johnson

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Acoustic Guitar and Vocals

He plays as a solo guitarist/vocalist all up and down the isles. His husky yet soulful voice compliments his acoustic arrangements of great songs, and his versatile repertoire spans many eras and will suit any occasion.

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Exist The Fall

Bury, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Rock

Playing hard hitting original tracks with a variety of covers.

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Eye Licker

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Hardcore Punk

Manchester hardcore punk with other bits thrown in so we don't get bored

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Farfisa

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Psychedelic Rock, Space Rock, Fuzz, Experimental

Wavy, fuzzy, sitar-infused psychedelic four-piece hailing from Manchester England.

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Feel Good Inc

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Covers Band, Pop, Rock, Motown, Ska, Indie

Professional party band available for all your event needs.

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Formula2

Rochdale, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Vocal & Guitar Duo

Formula 2 are a Rochdale based playing with customised backing tracks.

6 gigs listed
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Gaynor Wilson & Paul McGladdery

Saddleworth, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Singer Songwriters

Gaynor and Paul met through fellow musicians. After initial rehearsals, they realised their voices blended well together and that they shared a common goal to promote their original songs rather than plough the well worn furrow of covering famous songs. They decided to join forces to enhance the reputations and audiences they had built as both solo artists and working with bands. Their strong friendship shows in their performances, which are witty, heartfelt and a feast of original material.

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George Capon

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Singer-Songwritter

Making a name for himself in the city’s thriving music scene with his infectious blend of indie rock guitar riffs and unforgettable melodies.

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Ghosts Of Social Networks

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Indie Rock

Manchester artist Ghosts of Social Networks has been turning heads since arriving on the UK music scene with the likes of 6Music’s Steve Lamacq and Amazing Radio giving the singles a spin. GOSN is a one man outfit in the form of Nathan Till joined by full time backing band members Ben Dargue (drums) and Andrea Gobbi (bass).
Taking inspiration from new wave artists as well as Nick Cave and The National, Nathan makes music that sounds classic yet new and innovative, offering a fresh perspective on song writing craftsmanship.

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Glam 45

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : 70's Glam Rock

Formed in 2012 by current and former members of John Rossall's Glitter Band, Smashed, The Stiffs and Sweet Addiction, Glam45 try to give as authentic a 70's Glam Rock Experience as possible, with renditions of classic 70's Glam and Glitter tunes and with original 70's Glam Rock outfits and modern reproductions of classic 70's Glam Rock styles.

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Golborne Brass

Lowton, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Brass Band

We are a 3rd Section Brass band located between Wigan and Warrington providing entertaining concerts all round the Wigan, Leigh and Warrington area.

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Graham Holly

Romiley, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Buddy Holly Tribute

Graham Holly not only looks similar to Buddy Holly but he is the closest that you are ever likely to hear when it comes to a Buddy Holly sound alike! That’s a bold statement to make, but you don’t have to take our word for it. Just compare his pictures and vocals with those of other tribute artistes and see for yourself!

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Groovy Revolution

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Party Band

Groovy Revolution are a brilliant, dynamic five piece party and wedding band ideal for any venue/occasion. We perform the best party tunes from the 60's to present day, incorporating anything from the Jackson 5 to Maroon 5, with the emphasis on energy and fun. Based in Cheshire and Manchester, our professional musicians have extensive experience nationally and overseas playing live music at corporate functions, weddings, parties, bars, clubs, hotels and universities.

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Guns Or Roses

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Guns n Roses Tribute

Guns N Roses Tribute Band based in The North West / Yorkshire.

1 gig listed
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Hawk Green Brass Band

Marple, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Brass Band

We are a friendly and lively brass band in Marple, Stockport and we are currently competing in the 3rd section.

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Haze

Wigan, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Indie / Pop / Rock

A band from north west UK, Wigan.
Mike and Sam formally of 10th Fret have 'evolved' into a new full band!

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Hazel Grove Brass Band

Hazel Grove, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Brass Band

A 2nd Section Brass Band based in Stockport (NW England), we rehearse on Thursday Evenings from 19:45 - 21:45. Musical Director: Nigel Beasley

1 gig listed
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Henry Botham

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : New Orleans Piano

Henry Botham is a band member in both The Nightcreatures and Mr. Wilson's Second Liners. Two great big bands who are always very popular. Performing solo he recreates the New Orleans style piano sounds with ease.

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Heroine

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Alternative Rock

Alternative rock with heavy riffs and soaring vocals.

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Hey Pixies

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Pixies Tribute

Hey Pixies are the UK's most gigantic Pixies tribute band.

Formed late 2015 in Manchester by four talented musicians who have each previously notched up many gigs with original and other cover bands. The guys (and gal) came together through their shared love of the Pixies.

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Idle Hours

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Indie Pop

Blending catchy, surf pop influenced sounds with hard-hitting,
down to the bone lyrics, Idle Hours are ready to take on Manchester’s finest

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Imposter

Wigan, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Rock / Pop Covers

IMPOSTER are a five piece rock/pop covers band from the North West, playing a wide variety of music from the 60’s through to the current day. The band have been together for many years and have a vast experience of playing the full spectrum of gigs from pubs and clubs right through to weddings and corporate events.

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Incisions

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Punk Rock

We were a gorgeous 4-piece punk band from Manchester who collectively agreed on everything that you could ever imagine.

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Jake Spicer

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Acoustic / Folk / Blues

Jake Spicer is a modern folk tale, told bold, with all the hallmarks of a free Troubadour. With talent spanning the singer songwriter genre, his gritty yet sweet vocal performances suffuses into some sublime guitar work, with a depth belaying the youthful geezer.

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James Bagnall

Bramhall, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Instrumental Piano

James Bagnall is a classically trained musician, writing modern piano music with strong harmonies and intimate melodies. During his studies of music at Huddersfield University, James took inspiration from the lyricism of Chopin and the modern-day works of Nils Frahm and Olafur Arnalds. James has an improvisational style, attempting to recreate his music on stage, while taking in the ambience of the setting.

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James Norton

Wigan, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Neil Diamond Tribute

As one of the countries brightest new talents, James Norton amazes audiences with a superb combination of classic big band swing and modern contemporary Jazz. He is also known for being the No 1 Neil Diamond tribute in the UK.

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Jane Doe

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Psychedelic/Alternative Rock

Psychedelic/Alternative Rock Band mostly from Manchester.

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Jazz Jam Led by Johnny Hunter

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Jazz / Join In

an open invitation to all local Jazz musician's to come and jam with the house band, led by Johnny Hunter. The now infamous Matt & Phred's Jazz Jam has attracted the likes of Chuck Perkins, Lonnie Liston Smith and his Band, and Benn Clatworthy, as well as members of the Riot Jazz Brass Band, GoGo Penguin and the Beats & Pieces Big Band. This is a chance to see a diverse section of musicians from the North-West and beyond play impromptu sets together, don’t be surprised if you see a few well known faces on the stage.

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Jeramiah Ferrari

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Reggae/Indie/Pop

Jeramiah grew up on a diet of Bob Marley, The Police and Michael Jackson. Expect a great calypso-ska style dancing party at any Jeramiah Ferrari Show!

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Joe Astley

Wigan, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Rock 'n' Roll

Joe Astley is a singer-songwriter and proffessional musician based in the North-West of England. He grew up in Wigan and spent many years performing rock 'n' roll music in the local pubs and clubs.

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Jordan & The Inkblots

Wigan, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Covers

Playing Cool Vibes and Trendy Covers.

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Kosmonauts

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Alternative/ Indie Rock

Adhering to their name, indie quartet KOSMONAUTS are a Manchester based band whose stellar singles are demonstrating them as an emerging act in the North West scene, with songs transporting fans up and beyond.

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Kringer and the Battle Katz

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Hardcore - Metal - Groove - Idiots

Formed in late 2014 and going from strength to strength since. Combining a mixture of thrash metal, hardcore, punk, ska and funk, groove metal and a whole lot of sleaze, bounciness and idiocy it's difficult to pigeon hole the BKZ into one catergory but it's idiotic and it's nice on the head craters we believe it's a truly individual mix of pure energy, madness and aggression. Come one come all and join the BKZ Khaoz kitten barmy army!

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Kyla Brox

Stockport, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Blues, soul, jazz

The daughter of blues singer Victor Brox, Kyla started singing on-stage at the age of 12 and has several albums to her name, including the band triumph Coming Home (2004) and the stripped and sensitive Grey Sky Blue (2009).

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Laser Monkeys

Wigan, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Indie / Classic Rock / Pop Covers

Four piece band saving the world one tune at a time by playing great guitar-orientated covers, from the likes of The Killers, Oasis, The Jam, Tom Jones etc

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Lauren Housley

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Blues / Americana / Country / Soul

As heard on BBC Radio 2 (Terry Wogan, Chris Evans, Bob Harris.)

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LeFunk!

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Disco, Motown, Soul, Pop, Funk

LeFunk! is a high quality experienced funk/disco/soul and pop covers band based in the North West & providing a complete music solution (live band + DJ + PA for speeches/raffles etc).

Dancefloor and Stage lighting included. Full five piece band, four piece or trio options to suit any budget and venue.

Ideal for weddings, conferences, balls, birthdays, festivals.

The band will learn your special song before the event (e.g. first dance). classical/easy listening piano/guitar/vocal music can also be performed by specific band members during Dinner/Reception.

We also offer an acoustic duo (guitarist + singer) as an add on or main feature.

4 gigs listed
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LeLounge Acoustic Duo

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Acoustic Covers, Pop

A Manchester based acoustic duo with guitar and female lead vocals, formed in 2010 playing covers of popular songs at weddings, functions, bars and restaurants around the North West UK

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Liquid Beach

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Dance

From the shore to the streets, Liquid Beach is a project born from a shared love of all things that groove.

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Lucy Mae Band

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Jazz, Soul, RnB

A modern soundscape infused with Jazz, Soul & RnB.
One vocalist, four instrumentalists, creating a story together.

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Lydgate Brass Band

Lydgate, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Brass Band

We are a friendly 4th section band

1 gig listed
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Malpractice

Bolton, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Classic Rock

MALPRACTICE. Very experienced band playing great songs from all eras!

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Mamma Mania

Wigan, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Abba Tribute

Mamma Mania! is a theatrical feel good tribute to Abba and the smash hit musical Mamma Mia! guaranteed to get you singing and dancing a long to your favorite Abba track.

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Manchester Community Pipe Band

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Pipe Band

We are a Community Pipe Band who welcome all to learn how to play the pipes or drums.

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Marlon Clarke

Bolton, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Reggae, Soul, RnB, Carribean

Marlon Clarke is a Reggae Artiste originally from St. Ann Jamaica, who currently reside in the Northwest of England.

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Marple Band

Marple, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Brass Band

The Marple Band are a 2nd Section (2014 National 2nd Section Champions) Brass Band based in Marple, Cheshire

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Matt Shaw LIVE

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Meat Loaf Tribute

Matt Shaw is THE most successful Meat Loaf Impersonator ever to appear on ITV's "Stars in their eyes".

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Mia Moon

Stockport, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Acoustic singer / songwriter

Mia Moon is a twenty year old singer/songwriter from Stockport, Manchester. She has been writing her own music from the age of fourteen when she taught herself to play the guitar.

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Middleton Band

Middleton, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Brass Band

Middleton Band is a 1st Section brass band in the North West of England after becoming the 2nd Section National Champions in 2018.

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Mojo Rising

Oldham, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Smokin' Blues, Rock & Roll and Classic Covers

Over 400 songs and counting. We can tune your gig to blues, rock and roll, wide range of songs people like.

1 gig listed
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Mossley Band

Mossley, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Brass Band

The Mossley Band has been based in Mossley for over 150 years, and still provides a regular programme of concerts, contests, marches and private functions.

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Motley Crude

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Motley Crue Tribute

Mötley Crüde are a UK based tribute to the Lewd, Crüed & Tattooed rockers from the Los Angeles Sunset Strip!

3 gigs listed
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Mouth In The South

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Hard Rock / New Wave Of Classic Rock

The band is all about hard rock, taking inspiration from some of the greatest hard rock bands of the 70's and 80's, and adding a slight twist to create their own musical formula.

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Mr Wilson's Second Liners

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : New Orleans meets 90s club classics.

Mr. Wilson’s Second Liners are revolutionary genre-bashers who knock traditional Second Lining sideways, opting for upbeat dance tracks over traditional hymns. Hot-stepping out in uniformed style, they channel the spirit of the 24-hour party people, guaranteed to get audiences dancing wherever they play.

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Narwhals

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Alternative

Collectively we hit, bang, smash, strum, stroke, pluck, pick, yell, yodel, bellow, press, poke in order to make sounds. These sounds could be described as music.

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New Orleans Jam Led by The Night Creatures

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Join In Event

House band The Nightcreatures host the third Monday of the month jam session with music from the Crescent City of New Orleans. Musicians of all kinds are welcome to come and join in performing standard repertoire made famous in The Big Easy as well as other material given the NOLA treatment. Whether it's Rhythm and Blues, Second Line, Brass Bands, Dixieland, Blues, Funk, Rhumba, Rock n Roll, Zydeco or Old Time Jazz, as long as you play it New Orleans style, anything goes!

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Nishla

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Jazz

Nishla is an Australian jazz singer/songwriter, now based in Manchester. In January this year, she performed as part of MONA's Summer Jazz Festival in Australia, before returning to the UK to revive her self-devised show 'Cabaret: A Show About The End Of Love' with string quartet Manchester Collective for the PUSH festival.

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Oaces

Wigan, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Oasis Tribute

The Northwests Number 1 Oasis Tribute Act.

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Off The Record

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Rock / Pop Covers

Off The Record are a Manchester based rock/pop covers band, playing classics from the 60's and 70's. Rocking events across the North West.

1 gig listed
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Outer Limits

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Party Tunes

We play a wide range of music from indie hits, rock classics, party tunes and ballads. We will create a mix for your requirements. If you'd like the atmosphere of a live gig at your event we're sure you won't be disappointed.

11 gigs listed
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Pantonic All Stars Orchestra

Stockport, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Steel Band

Our Orchestra stands alongside the independent steel bands of the World. We are just as they are, in that our formation was the idea of just two people who, along with the support of some of the parents and charities we raise money for, brought together their children and formed the basis of the Orchestra in November 1985. Thirty two years later and the charity involvement lives on and regular gigs are played so as to ensure a steady flow of money is given to the charity we collect for (The Royal Manchester Children's Hospital Bone Marrow Trust Fund). Over one hundred and thirty musicians have passed through the senior group over the past 32 years and added their own individual mark upon the aura of the Orchestra. The original founders may have moved on, but the motto we have held since the beginning still remains "We Not I".

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Past And Present

Stockport, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Vocal Duo

Performing at Weddings, Anniversaries, Birthdays, Golf Clubs, Social Clubs, Nice Pubs

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Pierrepoint

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Classic Rock

Pierrepoint are a Classic Rock covers band playing gigs all over the Northwest. We are available for private functions and regular pub gigs. We cover everything from Billy Idol to Metallica.

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Pistol Whipped

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Sex Pistols Tribute

Sex Pistols tribute Pistol Whipped, dedicated to the band that spoke to a jilted generation & changed the music world forever.

1 gig listed
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Pre-Menstrual Tension

Bolton, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Punk

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Professor Fonque and the All-Stars

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Soul, Funk and Ska

8 piece Soul/Funk band playing a mix of classic 60’s and 70’s funk from James Brown to Otis Redding through to Kool and the Gang and Rose Royce

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Proud Mary

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Rock Blues Alt

Proud Mary are a gold selling band originally from Manchester, UK. They are currently writing material for their 5th Album .

4 gigs listed
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Rachael Green

Bolton, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Multi Genre.

Sorry, We don't currently have any further details about this act.

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Rapture

Rochdale, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Blondie Tribute

"RAPTURE" are a Blondie Tribute band based in the North West.

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Reviver Band

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Guitar

A new 3 piece guitar band from Manchester.

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Riff Raff

Wigan, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Classic Rock

Riff Raff are a four-piece heavy rock covers band from the North West with over a decade of experience (and a lot of hair).

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Run Out The Guns

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Folk / Country

Run Out The Guns is a Folk / Punk / Blues / Irish / Rock / Country Mashup... High Energy, Stomping, Protesting and Testifying...!!

5 gigs listed
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Sale Brass Band

Sale, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Brass Band

Sale Brass are a 4th section brass band based in Cheshire. We pride ourselves on being a very friendly and entertaining band and have a very active social side.

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Sam Jefferson

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Folk and Blues

Since moving to Manchester in September, Sam has laid out his unique fusion of Folk and Blues with concerts that include supporting Ralph McTell at his RNCM concert, earning Ralph’s praise of ‘Outstanding musicianship’ and opening the 2018 Manchester Jazz Festival; an appearance that lead to a monthly residency at Matt & Phreds Jazz Club.

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Scopyons

Bolton, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Scorpions Tribute

Scopyons are the leading UK based tribute band to the German Rock Band The Scorpions

2 gigs listed
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Shallow Groove

Wigan, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Pop Rock

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Sinnergod

Somewhere, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Alternative / Gothic / Metal

Sinnergod are a Goth/Alternative Metal band hailing from Manchester, UK.
Formed by Twin brothers Mark and Chris Hampson in 2007, with the aim to create a band that would create a layered wall of sound consisting of guitar driven riffs and symphonic keyboards.

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Skeltr

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Spiritual Punk Funk

Born from the enjoyment of spontaneous music

Our aim is to help people feel something that has a positive effect

We create big energy and gentle waves at our shows

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Snakewater

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Blues, Classic Rock & Soul

Snakewater were forged in the valleys and mountains surrounding Manchester, England during the winter of 2008. A trio of raw power, they effortlessly mirror the epic surroundings of their Peak District origins with a sound born of the blues, mixed with classic rock and soul.

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Sods Law

Middleton, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Classic Rock

Five piece classic rock band playing balls to the wall rock n roll.

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Sound Of Thieves

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Electro Funk & Groove

Since forming in 2014, Sound Of Thieves have been turning heads wherever they go. Using just a small loop-station and an electric bass as the backbone for their sound, the duo creates huge musical textures, along with hypnotising beats and searing vocals that captivate and mesmerise listeners everywhere.

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Sour-Punch

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Indie Rock

Sour Punch are the daring, cheeky chaps of the Manchester indie-rock scene. The three-piece are never afraid to experiment and go against the tide.

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Special Brew

Stockport, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Ska / 2-Tone / Reggae

Seven-piece band with full brass section from Stockport, playing mainly Ska, 2-Tone and Reggae, with all the best hits from Madness, The Specials, The Beat, Bad Manners, Bob Marley and more....

6 gigs listed
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St Lucifer

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Industrial // Post-punk // Electronic // Anti-Pop // Noise

Manchester-based Industrial/Anti-Pop/Noise four-piece. Making their presence felt in venues around the UK and via AnalogueTrash Records.

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St. John's Mossley Band

Mossley, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Brass Band

St Johns Band are a community brass band based in Mossley.
We always have a great programme of concerts and events so if you’re interested in hearing the band play please come along.

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Stax Of Soul

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Soul Review / Party

A reputation that needs no introduction. We are the UK's genuine STAX of SOUL, the original 9 piece function and party band born and bred in Manchester back in 1983. We are 'The Real Deal'.

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Stockport Silver Band

Stockport, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Brass Band

We’re a fun non contesting band, who enjoy performing at a good mix of community events/festivals and concerts throughout the year.

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Stone Sole River

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Hard rock, progressive blues, psychedelia, alt folk

Encompassing hard rock, progressive blues, alt folk and psychedelia, Stone Sole River are a band described as having one foot in the past and one foot firmly in the future. Their music will take you on a journey through genre and time, constantly evolving and developing with every beat.

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Stranger Times

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Classic Rock

3 piece covers band based in and around the Manchester area.

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Stuart McCallum

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Electronica / Jazz / Folk

Best known as the guitarist for Cinematic Orchestra, Stuart has toured worldwide with the band and played on and contributed to the writing of the albums, Ma Fleur, Live at the Royal Albert Hall and the award winning Disney soundtrack, The Crimson Wing.

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Sunday Best

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Jazz

Sunday Best are a vibrant vocal led group who strive to explore and enjoy Jazz from the 1920’s through to contemporary classics. Their music harks back to the swing of Louis Armstrong and the blues of Bessie Smith, all delivered in their unique Sunday Best style.

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Swamp Dog

Bolton, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Rock n Blues

We are 4 guys who play vintage Rock and Blues music. We mostly play covers but we do have a few tracks of our own. So if you like your music down and dirty, come join us!

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Tex and the Hardcore Troubadours

Wigan, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Cowboy Rock

Tex and the Hardcore Troubadours are the North West's only cowboy rock and roll band.

1 gig listed
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The Boogaloo Brothers

Marple, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Acoustic

The Boogaloo Brothers are an acoustic trio of two guitars and congas playing a range of ballads, blues and rock.

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The Breath

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Irish Folk / Guitar

Ríoghnach Connolly and Stuart McCallum are the creative heart of The Breath. And for them, it’s all about the song.

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The Cadillacs

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : 50's, 60's, 70's, 80's, Rock'n'Roll

Live band playing 60s and RnR around Greater Manchester and North West.

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The Crabs

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Indie/Mod/Rock/Folk Rock

3-piece Manchester Indie/Mod/Rock group performing 60's Mod, 70's New Wave, 80's Madchester, 90's BritPop to Modern Classics and Originals.

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The Craikers

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Celtic Rock

Playing a unique brand of raucous Celtic rock, The Craickers are different from your average insipid covers band; the songs are played with a passion and energy that is guaranteed to leave the crowd singing, dancing and begging for more!

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The Crash Mats

Oldham, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Ska Punk, Pop Punk, Rock n Roll

Idiotic ska punk from Oldham

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The Govans

Bolton, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Covers

The Govans are a premier wedding & function band based in the North West with a variety of music from 60s classics to today's chart hits.

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The Hanson and Smith Duo

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Pop

The Hanson Smith Duo play a plethora of pop tunes you know and love with many modern twists and turns. Heavily influenced by artists such as Bill Withers, D'Angelo, Radiohead and Stevie Wonder.

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The Hidden

Stockport, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Classic Rock

The Hidden is a Female fronted classic Rock & Blues band from South Manchester who play a mix of original material & covers done with a little bit of style.

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The Magic Beans

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Folk / Pop / Jazz

The Magic Beans are a band with an ear for a quirky cover and the imagination to take it in a completely new direction. Their rootsy originals draw influence from folk, jazz & world music traditions.

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The Majestics

Somewhere, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Rock and Roll covers

Rock and Roll cover band based in Greater Manchester, UK.

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The Marauders

Rochdale, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Rythmn and Rock Blues

Marauders a Rockin' Blues Band have been together in one form or another since 1981.

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The Matchstalk Men

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : 50's and 60's

Specialising in 1950s & 60s rock and original songs.
Mick has returned to his bass playing roots, Kevin to his rock guitar style, and the band are performing songs from the two Brian & Michael albums, plus "many of the favourites we grew up with during our 1950s & 1960s formative years".

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The Oldham Tinkers

Oldham, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Folk

In the summer of 1965 a chance meeting between John Howarth and the brothers Larry and Gerry Kearns in the Highfield and Park pub in Waterloo Street, Oldham, saw the beginning of years of fun and music for the Oldham Tinkers, and indeed for Anybody who happened to listen to them. The trio chose the title “Tinkers” because at that time there were differences of opinion in Oldham between travelling people and the council. The name of the town was later added to differentiate between this northern triumvirate and a London based group, also called the Tinkers.

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The Papashangos

Bolton, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Garage Punk Rock

We do songs about love, sex and death. And taxes.

We're no good at all the stuff that most bands generally do like, I dunno, staying in one place or in tune or whatever. In fact, if there's any way we can play on the floor with the crowd, rather than being up on a stage, that suits us just fine.

1 gig listed
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The Petra Flowers

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Psychedelic Blues Rock

The Petra Flowers is a psychedelic blues-rock power trio formed in 2015.
Their music is full of strength, fuzz, intensity and rock fantasy.

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The Plimp Souls

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Funk, Soul

Manchester born heavy-funk/soul band The Plimp Souls are brought together by one vision: to give Manchester a fresh blend of authentic raw funk. This tight 9-piece ensemble bring a new twist to the scene.

2 gigs listed
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The Recreation

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Indie Rock

Formed in 2013 with a completed lineup in 2014, THE RECREATION spent their teenage years refining their sound and learning their craft. Their debut single ‘You’ cemented the band’s status as one of Manchester’s hottest acts, and earned THE REC the title of “the baby Strokes” by BBC Introducing’s Michelle Hussey.

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The Replays

Somewhere, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : 60s / 70s Covers

North West cover band playing a variety of sixties and seventies music.

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The Resident Redneck

Westhoughton, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Country Music

Acoustic guitarist/singer performing covers of well known songs from multiple genres including modern day hits, 80s favourites, & rock and country classics.

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The Retrosettes

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Vintage Pop, Soul and Funk

The Retrosettes inject contemporary music with a retro flavour and revive the past within a modern soundscape.

Their music combines modernity and vintage in a cool, elegant mix of sounds from 1960s Pop, Northern Soul and Disco. Their music seamlessly echoes The Beatles era which blends into the present.

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The Rumour Mill

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Covers

The Rumour Mill was born in 2014 and we’ve been playing soulful grooves and cookin’ covers across the North West ever since. You’d be forgiven for thinking we’ve been performing together for a decade!

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The Rush Band

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Covers

NW Wedding Industry Awards Band of the Year 2016.
The RUSH is the new band of former 'Coolers' lead singer Gavin Jones. Combining the spectacular talents of some of the most well respected musicians from across the Northwest and UK.

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The Sabres

Somewhere, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Covers

Playing Rock n Roll & 60s to 00s covers.

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The Three

Bolton, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Rock

The Three (Graham Fielden, Ian Taylor and Ian Edmundson) are three skilled players who have teamed up to take an enjoyable rock show out on the road.

20 gigs listed
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The Ultimate Stone Roses

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Stone Roses Tribute

The only tribute to The Stone Roses from Manchester.

2 gigs listed
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The Uptown Two

Bury, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Covers

The Uptown Two are a 80s and 90s pop covers band from Bury.

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These Smiths

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Smiths Tribute

Renowned as the closest sounding tribute band to the real thing, ‘These Smiths’ are a must see for fans of ‘The Smiths’ and ‘Morrissey’

4 gigs listed
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Twisted Illusion

Bury, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Rock

Influenced by the prog giants of the 70's but with a notably unique sound of their own Twisted Illusion are making a name for themselves as the must see/hear prog band in the UK right now.

6 gigs listed
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Twisted Wheel

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Indie

Indie band from Manchester with a heap of influences, from the Mod sounds of The Who and Small Faces to the Madchester glory of Stone Roses and Oasis. They've gone through some line-up changes over the years and split up in 2014, but return in 2018. Jonny Brown remains centre stage on vocals and guitar, joined by Harry Lavin, James Highton and Richard Allsopp.

13 gigs listed
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Uppermill Band

Saddleworth, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Brass Band

Uppermill Band originates from the village of Uppermill, Saddleworth in the foothills of the Pennines straddling Lancashire and Yorkshire, hence the red and white roses on their badge.

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Urban Gorilla

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Classic Rock and Blues

Urban gorilla is a 4 piece classic rock, and rocky blues band from Cheshire, formed late 2013 due to the break up of other bands.

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Werneth Swing Band

Romiley, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Swing / Big Band

The swing band was formed in 2005 from members of Werneth Concert Band who had expressed an interest in playing swing/big band music.

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Wigan Youth Brass Band

Wigan, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Brass Band

Established in 1997 Wigan Youth Brass Band has been dedicated to providing a high quality brass band experience for the young musicians of the Wigan Area.

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Woasis

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Oasis Tribute

“With an Oasis Tribute it's all about the Liam, and this is the closest you can get. The voice, the look AND the attitude”
– ALT magazine

2 gigs listed
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Xtract

Bolton, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Punk Rock

Playing Punk Rock since 1979 in one form or another.

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Zack & CC

Oldham, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Pop Standards / Country / Folk

No Backing tracks, instead Guitar, Bass, Banjo, Drum Machine and Kazoo create the music for this duo.

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Zoe Kyoti

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Genre Type : Folk / Roots

Zoe is a contemporary folk/roots artist born of Anglo-Austrian-Greek-Armenian heritage and residing in Manchester. Expect bittersweet, turbulant tales of adventure and intense longing with more than a few tinges of exotic far-flung places along the way.

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