PINS’ FAITH VERN: THE INTERVIEW

PINS are a Manchester rock band, formed in 2011. The group includes lead singer Faith Vern, guitarist Lois MacDonald and bassist Kyoko Swan. An important all-female band, they’ll be playing the inaugural Fair Play Festival at the iconic St Philips Church in March 2020. It’s been 5 years since their Continue reading PINS’ FAITH VERN: THE INTERVIEW

OFF THE RECORD 2019

It’s quite new to us but we can not wait to attend Off The Record 2019! Manchester’s multi-venue live music festival and conference that focuses on discovering and nurturing innovative new music, with a strong focus on emerging Manchester and North West based talent. OFF THE RECORD: THE LINE-UP Sacha Continue reading OFF THE RECORD 2019

THOMAS HAYWOOD, THE BLINDERS – THE INTERVIEW

The Blinders arrived in a bit of a whirlwind for me as I was ordered by a friend to attend their show at Manchester Academy 2 back in October 2018. I had liked what I’d heard on the radio, but the anticipation in the room that night was special. Anyone Continue reading THOMAS HAYWOOD, THE BLINDERS – THE INTERVIEW

STAR SHAPED FESTIVAL

Star Shaped Festival returns to Manchester this weekend and we for one couldn’t be more excited for it! It may be 2019 but with a line-up of Britpop legends including Cast, The Bluetones, Dodgy, Space and The Seahorses will takeover The Ritz for a day of 90’s rock ‘n’ roll Continue reading STAR SHAPED FESTIVAL

MIF 2019: MARY ANNE HOBBS

6 Music will be giving a lot of love to Manchester International Festival (MIF) this year – broadcasting BBC Radio 6 Music shows on 5 and 12 July live from Albert Square at the heart of the festival. Our Joni caught up with DJ Mary Anne Hobbs… MEDIA CITY AT Continue reading MIF 2019: MARY ANNE HOBBS