Manchester audiophile bar, NAM, has announced the programme for its Winter of Listening.
Located in Ancoats, the venue boasts a bespoke sound system, which features rare Klipschorn 80s heritage speakers and was developed by London-based team Brilliant Corners. The space also features an upstairs bar and Vietnamese restaurant, with a basement dedicated to music events.
Legendary Manchester venue Band On The Wall will reopen on 3rd March following a £3.5million expansion project spanning almost two years.
The development sees the Victorian-era Cocozza Wood building, located behind Band On The Wall, brought into the complex. Overall main room capacity has been increased to 500, the first floor is now dedicated to "innovative learning programme" World of Music, and a small second stage has been introduced to the improved bar area.
Porter Robinson has announced details of his first UK and EU tour in over five years.
Off the back of playing a 30-date North American tour to coincide with the release of his first album in seven years, 'Nurture', the North Carolina DJ and producer will play cities including London, Dublin, Edinburgh, Manchester and Berlin throughout April 2022. Check out the full dates below.
The Nurture Live show will feature Porter singing and playing the piano and various digital instruments, accompanied by a visual production.
Manchester venue Night & Day has launched a petition to prevent permanent closure.
The Northern Quarter venue, which opened in 1991 and is currently celebrating its 30th anniversary, has been served with a noise abatement notice from the city council after complaints from local residents.
"On the 18th of November, Manchester City Council Licensing served Night & Day Café with a Noise Abatement Notice," the venue's Change.org petition page reads. "Manchester City Council (MCC) are threatening to close Night & Day by saying we are a noise nuisance.
Swing Ting, the Manchester-based party, label and duo of Ruben Platt and Balraj Samrai, is ending for good in early 2022 after 13 years.
The final party under the Swing Ting banner is scheduled for Saturday, 18th December and will take place at its usual Manchester home of SOUP. All of the residents will play at the party with Platt and Samrai set to be joined by MC Fox, as well as Thai-Chi Rosé, Tarzsa, Meme Gold, Joey B and LZ.
Francis Bourgeois, better known to many as the 'Train Guy' from TikTok, has shared content from his recent experience at The Warehouse Project.
The locomotive enthusiast has garnered a huge following on the social media platform for clips in which he travels the UK in search of iconic and memorable carriages, engines, and locations.
A new short film series celebrating Black music history in Manchester has launched, with the first episode already available to watch.
Coming from the Rhythm Lab Records Stable, the sister project to Reform Radio, I Just Love How Black It Was started as part of Black History Month. The first instalment features rising producer Ethan Hill and decade-spanning drum & bass stalwart Madrush MC, covering "the history of shebeens, scared jungle promoters, and Home Office violence."
Manchester's Warehouse Project has announced its New Year's Eve party with a huge lineup headlined by Fatboy Slim, Annie Mac and Big Miz.
Visiting guests joining those names at the Mayfield Depot include Yousef, Redlight, Lowsteppa, My Nu Leng, and Ammara, with the likes of longstanding Warehouse Project resident Krysko and Hit & Run boss Rich Reason among the local talent involved.