Senior figures working in the Greater Manchester night time industry have prepared a legal challenge to local lockdown restrictions.
Vocalist Denise Johnson’s debut LP will be posthumously released next month.
The legendary Madchester singer, who worked alongside the likes of Primal Scream and The Pet Shop Boys, passed away in July, aged 56.
The Haçienda is taking over London's Tobacco Dock on Easter weekend next year.
Spread across the sprawling labyrinth of Tobacco Dock, legendary Manchester nightclub The Haçienda and LWE will host an all-day party on Good Friday, 2nd April.
Featuring three popular nights from the club, Nude, Hot, and Flesh, each event will host respective rooms. The full line-ups and set times are set to be revealed in the coming months.
Manchester’s Reform Radio and We Out Here have announced a digital festival.
Music industry workers marched in Manchester today (11th August), calling on the government to provide for employees in the touring and festival events sectors.
A socially-distanced “rave in a box” series is coming to Manchester this summer.
Puffin Box, a new concept from promoters La Discothèque, is a socially-distanced raving series in Manchester's Northern Quarter.
Situated in a basement, guests can come in groups of up to eight friends from the same social bubble for a 90-minute, immersive experience. To maximise health and safety, measures including a one-way entry-exit system, 2m rule in queues, boxes disinfected between each session, and prepaid drink packages delivered to the boxes will be implemented.
The Haçienda has been recreated in VR.
Opening in 1982, the infamous Manchester nightclub is considered by many as playing a crucial part in the rise of acid house. Ultimately closing its doors in 1997, the legacy of The Haçienda lives on, and has now been recreated in VR for the first time.
An outdoor music space is opening in Manchester later this month.
Escape to Freight Island, a new concept from the likes of Homoelectric founders and the teams behind Gorilla and the Albert Hall, will open its doors in mid-July at Manchester's Depot Mayfield with a selection of music, immersive art, bars, secret dens, festival takeovers and family events.
Greater Manchester police closed roads in an attempt to stop more illegal raves taking place at the weekend.
With a growing number of illegal raves taking place in recent weeks around the UK, Greater Manchester police closed roads surrounding suspected locations for illegal raves taking place on Saturday and Sunday last week (20th & 21st).