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TRIVIUM
Friday 20th April 2018

Heavy metal band Trivium return to Manchester with a stop at the Academy along side + Code Orange, Power Trip & Venom Prison.

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SALAD
Saturday 21st April 2018

Salad are a UK-based Indie Pop band formed in London, England in 1992 + Carefree Sud (Cud) + The Train Set at Manchester Academy.

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HEATHER SMALL
Sunday 22nd April 2018

Heather Small, grew up on a West London council estate. From going to Sunday school and attending the 'Good News Club', religion & faith became an important aspect of Heather's life. Growing up in 70's Britain & not wanting to be stereotyped or treated differently, Heather knew that she wanted to make something of herself.

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SKINDRED
Sunday 22nd April 2018

Skindred is a four-piece “ragga metal” band from Newport, Wales. Their genre is an innovative mix of metal, punk, and reggae.

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THE DEAD SOUTH
Tuesday 24th April 2018

The Dead South is a Canadian folk-bluegrass band formed back in 2012. The group often jokingly refer to themselves as "Mumford and Sons' Evil Twins".

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CONVERGE / CROWBAR
Wednesday 25th April 2018

Converge/Crowbar + Special Guests: Thou & Grave Pleasures at Manchester Academy.

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THEORY
Thursday 26th April 2018

For more than a decade, Theory Of A Deadman has been among the most distinctive and popular bands in hard rock, combining frank, earnest lyricism and extraordinary melodies with massive power and electrifying dynamics.

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JOSH ROUSE
Thursday 26th April 2018

Josh Rouse has confirmed dates for his tour in April. On the 10-city run, Rouse will be performing with a full band. Josh Rouse has also released his new Yep Roc single, Love in the Modern Age. Rouse says, ‘The song is somewhat of a mantra, an ode to not giving up. Long live love and the lyrics of Leonard Cohen.’

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REJJIE SNOW
Friday 27th April 2018

Alexander Anyaegbunam is best known by his stage name Rejjie Snow. He is an Irish hip hop artist from Dublin. His first studio album "Dear Annie" was released in 2018.

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DMA'S
Saturday 28th April 2018

DMA’S made a huge impression with their 2016 debut album 'Hills End', which became a Gold-selling smash at home and a word-of-mouth hit here in the UK. Now the band have raised their game with their new album ‘For Now’ which will be released on April 27th.

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NINE BELOW ZERO
Saturday 28th April 2018

The Iconic Debut Album performed with an 8 Piece Band for the first time ever! One of the UK's finest Rhythm & Blues Bands, Nine Below Zero, formed in 1979 and named themselves after the famous Sonny Boy Williamson song.

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THE SMITHS LTD
Saturday 28th April 2018

The Smiths Ltd were formed in 2009 and being the ONLY Smiths tribute band from and based in Manchester, they have a unique selling point and an authenticity that is hard to beat.

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YO LA TENGO
Monday 30th April 2018

American indie rock band, Yo La Tengo come to Manchester Academy this April. Though they have had limited mainstream success, the band have built a strong cult following.

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REEF / THE WILDHEARTS / TERRORVISION
Friday 4th May 2018

Reef, The Wildhearts & Terrorvision come together for a series of huge triple headline shows - The Britrock Must Be Destroyed! Tour - armed with 8 Top 20 albums & 35 top 40 singles between them!

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RHYTHM OF THE 90'S
Saturday 5th May 2018

RHYTHM OF THE 90'S COMES TO MANCHESTER ACADEMY! MORE INFORMATION TO FOLLOW.

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TOM CLARKE (THE ENEMY ACOUSTIC)
Monday 7th May 2018

Tom Clarke is lead singer of the indie rock band The Enemy, he will play the Academy in Manchester on his acoustic tour.

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ADORE DELANO
Thursday 10th May 2018

Adore Delano is an American drag queen who first appeared as a contestant on American Idol as Danny Noriega, Adore Delano then went on to compete in the 6th season of RuPaul's Drag Race making it to the final three. She released her debut album in 2014 and her second in 2016.

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ROBYN HITCHCOCK & HIS L.A. SQUIRES
Friday 11th May 2018

Robyn reached prominence in the 70s with The Soft Boys before going solo. He's taken influences from the likes of Dylan, Lennon and Barrett.

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WILKO JOHNSON
Saturday 12th May 2018

The original Dr Feelgood guitarist is known for his incredible distinctive chopping guitar style. Wilko has gone on to find further success recently after teaming up with Roger Daltrey on 2014’s Going Back Home.

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REND COLLECTIVE
Sunday 13th May 2018

Rend Collective, formerly known as Rend Collective Experiment, are a Northern Isish Christian rock band. Their singles have charted in the US Christian Songs chart "My Lighthouse" reching #17 & "You Will Never Run" peaking at #19.

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RITA ORA
Tuesday 15th May 2018

Rita Ora rose to prominence in 2012 after featuring in DJ Fresh's single "Hot Right Now", that year she also became the artist with the most number one singles in the UK chart with "How We Do (Party)", "R.I.P." and "I Will Never Let You Down".

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CHALI 2NA & KRAFTY KUTS
Thursday 17th May 2018

Chali 2na is an American rapper with over 25 years in the business, widely recognised as one of hip-hop's most distinctive and best loved voices. A founding member of the legendary rap group Jurassic 5, as well salsa funk band Ozomatl...

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GERRY CINNAMON
Friday 18th May 2018

Hailing from Glasgow, Gerry Cinnamon is a Scottish acoustic blues singer and songwriter. Inspired by the work of bands such as the Beatles and the Brian Jonestown Massacre.

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NINA NESBITT
Saturday 19th May 2018

Singer/songwriter Nina Nesbitt was only 16 years old when she emerged on the British music scene in 2011, thanks to a handful of beautifully conceived cover versions made available on her YouTube page.

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GOD IS AN ASTRONAUT
Sunday 20th May 2018

Ever since forming 16 years ago, Irish trio God Is an Astronaut has reigned as one of the premier instrumental groups. With their fusion of intense rock instrumentation, ethereal and emotional soundscapes, awe-inspiring dynamics and transfixing melodies, each of the band's prior releases has offered a breath taking sonic journey.

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ALMA
Tuesday 22nd May 2018

Alma’s extraordinary soulful voice and sharply observed lyrics hit somewhere between Sia and Amy Winehouse.

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THE EXPLOITED
Thursday 24th May 2018

Scottish punk rock band, The Exploited come to Manchester Academy this May. Songs by The Exploited have been covered by Slayer and Ice-T.

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THE BEAT feat DAVE WAKELING
Friday 25th May 2018

The Beat fewaturing Dave Wakeling was founded in Birmingham and their music fuses ska, pop, soul, reggae and punk rock. Top Ten singles for the gouple include "Can't Get Used to Losing You", "Mirror in the Bathroom", "Tears of a Clown" and "Hands Off...She's Mine".

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MACHINE HEAD
Friday 25th May 2018

Bay Area metal beasts MACHINE HEAD have announced a string of UK tour dates in support of their forthcoming ninth studio album, 'Catharsis', which is set for release via Nuclear Blast in early 2018.

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COURTNEY BARNETT
Monday 4th June 2018

Australian singer, songwriter, Courtney Barnett is known for her witty, rambling lyrics and a deadpan style. Her most recent singles include "How to Boil an Egg", "Over Everything", "Continental Breakgast" and "Nameless, Faceeless".

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PROUD MARY
Saturday 9th June 2018

Proud Mary band are currently recording for a 5th album and looking forward to June 2018 UK shows. “A lesson in song writing” (Noel Gallagher).

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RICHIE KOTZEN
Friday 22nd June 2018

Richie Kotzen is an American guitarist, singer, songwriter and producer. He was a member of glam-hard rock band Poison, then Mr. Big and later The Winery Dogs. He has had big solo career with more than 20 albums released!

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EELS
Tuesday 3rd July 2018

Fantastic American rock band formed in California back in 1995. The band have released eleven studio albums since 1996, seven of them have charted in the US Billboard 200. Hit UK singles include "Susan's House", "Novocaine for the Soul" and "Mr. E's Beautiful Blues".

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GEORGE CLINTON & PARLIAMENT FUNKADELIC
Saturday 7th July 2018

Recording both as Parliament and Funkadelic, George Clinton revolutionized R&B during the ’70s, twisting soul music into funk by adding influences from several late-’60s acid heroes such as Sly Stone & Jimi Hendrix and elevating funk music to another level.

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THE DEVON ALLMAN PROJECT
Saturday 8th September 2018

On the forthcoming tour, The Devon Allman Project welcomes special guest Duane Betts. Each night will feature a set of Duane's originals, Devon Allman originals, Royal Southern Brotherhood and Honeytribe songs along with an encore set including Allman Brothers songs with Devon, Duane & special guests participating.

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GARBAGE
Sunday 9th September 2018

Garbage have announced a UK tour in support of their 20th Anniversary of Version 2:0. The groups second studio album which was released in 1998. Version 2.0 was nominated for Grammy Awards for Album of the Year and Best Rock Album.

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XAVIER RUDD
Thursday 13th September 2018

Xavier Rudd returns with the euphoric new single “Walk Away,”his first new material since 2015. Poignant and yet uplifting, it is one of Xavier's most powerful songs to date – seamlessly weaving philosophy and music. 

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EUROPE
Friday 14th September 2018

Europe are pleased to announce they will embark on a headline UK Tour next September 2018 featuring special guests King King. The shows will feature songs from the new album “Walk The Earth” as well as all the hits.

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THE MIDNIGHT BEAST
Thursday 20th September 2018

Stef, Dru and Ash rose to mainstream recognition with their hilarious parody of Ke$ha's 'Tik Tok' in 2009. The single hit Number 1 in Australia and its video has amassed over 16,000,000 views to date.

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SONS OF APOLLO
Monday 1st October 2018

Formed in 2017, Sons of Apollo is an American prog rock supergroup composed of Mike Portnoy, Billy Sheehan, Derek Sherinian, Jeff Scott Soto, and Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal. Their first two singles were "Signs of the Time" and "Coming Home".

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THEY MIGHT BE GIANTS
Thursday 4th October 2018

Brooklyn originals They Might Be Giants are on tour with a new show. TMBG's boundless creativity, rowdy and spontaneous performance, combined with their vast repertoire of memorable songs has made their live shows the thing of legend.

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