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Video: Five free BBC Philharmonic concerts for Salford
By Mark Bright Musicians from the BBC Philharmonic will tour Salford community venues later this month in the latest series of free concerts.The tour, which begins on Tuesday 18 March features 10 musicians performing a varied programme of chamber music including works by Bach, Mozart, Fauré and Brubeck. Venues for the free concerts include Salford Museum and Art Gallery, Eccles Town Hall, Ordsall Hall, Worsley Court House and Salford Sports Village. Salford City Mayor Ian Stewart ...
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Review: iLikeTrains, St Philip's Church, Salford
By Matt MacKenzie SalfordOnline.com Rating: 3 out of 5 St Philip’s Church welcomed Leeds post-rock ensemble iLikeTrains on the...
'World's greatest' guitarist Juan Martin heading...
By Clive K Hammond Music fans will get a treat later this month when flamenco musician Juan Martin arrives in Salford.
BBC 6Music pull off masterstroke with...
By Clive K Hammond Picture by @BBC6Music Described by DJ Mary Anne Hobbs as a “festival born out of pure passion”, the inaugur...
Bohemian Grove at Islington Mill, Salford
Bohemian Grove returns to Islington Mill, Salford tomorrow evening with a set featuring Amir Alexander amongst others.
One week left to star in...
If you're in a band locally and looking for some much needed exposure, you've got a week left to apply to play at the city's bigge...
Preview: Oysterband bring folk to The...
By Clive K Hammond For some, Oysterband are the most significant alternative folk band of the last 40 years, and on Friday 14 M...
Street sounds of Salford and Chicago...
The evocative sounds of the Metrolink and the bell of Salford Cathedral will be combined with recordings from downtown Chicago and...
'Holy grail' Oasis and Stone Roses...
By Clive K Hammond Rare Oasis and Stone Roses demo tapes are to be auctioned off this week.
Song released for Salford anti-loan shark...
A song entitled "Bite The Hand That Feeds" written by Salford singer/songwriter Dominic Williams has won the competition organised...
Fairport Convention - The Lowry, Salford
Hailed as the originators of British folk-rock music, Fairport Convention has just celebrated its forty-fifth anniversary and rema...
Review: Paul Carrack: Come Rain or...
Reviewer: Dave Cunningham Public Review Ratings: 3 out of 5 Live performance offers musicians the chance to reinterpret their ...
Preview: Teen star Caleidra set to...
By Clive K Hammond 17-year-old singer Caleidra will be dropping in to Swinton High School as part of a new school tour.
Six gigs in Salford this weekend
By Tony Flynn After the winter break it would appear that live music venues have come out of hibernation and its good to see th...
Come and sing with Salford Choral...
Salford Choral Society are inviting music lovers to spend a day exploring the exhilarating music of the finale of Beethoven's Chor...
Video: Warren James kickstarts Salford skiffle...
By Tom Rodgers and Clive K Hammond Warren James is coming to The Lowry in Salford on Sunday 26 January, bringing the hugely inf...
Pint-sized Music Festival at The King's...
The King's Arms, Salford, is growing in importance as a fringe theatre venue.
Video: Chris Flynn and Maxine Peake...
By Clive K Hammond Set to the backdrop of Salford’s iconic Eagle Inn pub, local singer-songwriter Chris Flynn has released the ...
Death To The Strange Xmas Party...
It's the silly season and another excuse to get as drunk as possible whilst watching some great bands and tonight promises to be a...
Salford hip-hop DJ breaks America with...
By Clive K Hammond Eccles-based scratch DJ and beatboxer Andrew McKenzie is the latest face of influential Los Angeles hip hop ...
Dub Smugglers Office Xmas Party...
Dub Smugglers throw another edition of their legendary Xmas Parties this Friday 10 December at Islington Mill, Salford.
Rumours of Fleetwood Mac coming to...
Having performed 500 major concert shows to over a half a million fans around the world since they formed over a decade ago, Rumou...
Faktion Party at Islington Mill, Salford
Islington Mill Salford will host a Faktion party with Diagonal Records on Saturday 14 December running from 10pm - 6am.
Review: Magnificent Phildel stuns Salford
By Clive K Hammond SalfordOnline Rating: 5 out of 5 It may have been blowing a gale outside but the intimate audience for Phid...
Gesamtkunstwerk7 - Islington Mill, Salford
Gesamtkunstwerk7 is set to be their most experimental night yet – with live transmissions and collaborations from all the Gesamtku...
Preview: Patrick Wolf brings 'A Night...
By Clive K Hammond With Christmas looming, and a slew of novelty songs about to hit the radio, Patrick Wolf will bring music-lo...
Review: Rising stars Dutch Uncles smash...
By Clive K Hammond SalfordOnline Rating: 5 out of 5 Dutch Uncles will be knocking on the door of stardom in the New Year if th...
Preview: 'Magnificent' Phildel to play Salford...
By Clive K Hammond Labelled ‘magnificent’ by the Italian media, Salford will see 29-year-old singer-songwriter Phidel at the ic...
Preview: Terminal Cheesecake's Big Reunion at...
By Clive K Hammond From The Specials to Blur, the last few years have been littered with reunion tours as bands dust off their ...
Preview: US legend Lonnie Holley appearing...
By Clive K Hammond African-American musician and artist Lonnie Holley will be performing on Wednesday 4 December at Islington M...
Review: Glen Tilbrook - The Lowry,...
By Tony Flynn SalfordOnline rating: 4 out of 5 Looking every inch the pop star in a white linen suit, pink polkadot shirt and ...
Review: Cara Dillon - The Lowry,...
By Tony Flynn SalfordOnline rating: 5 out of 5 Cara Dillon, along with husband Sam Lakeman and a backing band of fantastic tra...
Baths - America's best kept secret...
By Clive K Hammond Leaving his more familiar shores of Los Angeles, Baths, aka Will Wiesenfeld, swapped the sun, sea and memori...
Maxine Peake stars in Salford music...
Actress Maxine Peake has joined the cast of a short film promoting local musician Chris Flynn.
Glenn Tilbrook at Lowry, Salford
As one half of the song-writing team behind the beloved band Squeeze and now a successful solo artist, Tilbrook has perfected a si...
Baths at Islington Mill, Salford
Baths is the stage name of one Will Weisenfeld from Los Angeles, California and he will be appearing at Islington Mill, Salford on...
Video: Electronic edge will push through...
By Clive K Hammond After only their second year together, Manchester-based three piece Faitala are on the cusp of breaking free...
Shannon not served by limited Salford...
By Clive K Hammond SalfordOnline rating: 3 out of 5 Friday 15 November saw Irish multi-instrumentalist Sharon Shannon perform ...
'Britain's best songwriter' serenades Salford
By Clive K Hammond The Black Lion hosted Mano McLaughlin's album launch for his debut 'Peach Got Bones' on Saturday 16 November...
Dub Smugglers night at Islington Mill,...
Dub Smugglers are proud to present a very special night of live music through Dub Smugglers FULL sound system. RESONATORS 9 piece ...
Iconic artist to serenade Salford
By Clive K Hammond Labelled as one of the most influential acts to come out of the underground post-punk New York scene in the ...
Glenn Jones at Islington Mill, Salford
Glenn Jones makes a visit to Islington Mill, Salford on Friday 15 November with what promises to be an evening of pure Americana m...
'Britain's best songwriter' plans Salford showcase
By Clive K Hammond On Saturday 16 November the Black Lion in Salford will host a launch party for singer-songwriter Mano McLaug...
Salford's Hatty Keane in bid for...
By Clive K Hammond Salford singer Hatty Keane is readying herself for the biggest stage in her career to date, as she teams up ...
Video: Suzuki Method sing from the...
By Clive K Hammond A 1993 episode of Cracker directed by Jimmy McGovern. Salford people. A hotel. All inspirations for the vide...
Gesamtkunstwerk at Islington Mill, Salford
Berlin resident, Shapednoise, is co-owner of the Violet Poison and Repitch labels and purveyor of a dark strain of industrial tech...
Reverend Salmon salutes St Philip's line-up
By Clive K Hammond On Thursday 7 November 2013, Emily Barker & the Red Clay Halo open what's going to be a busy month of gigs a...
Zombie Pride at Islington Mill,...
Calling all fierce ghouls and mistresses of the dark... IT'S ALIVE!!!! Zombie Pride, Greater Manchester's most ferocious Halloween...
Review: An Evening with Bryan Ferry...
By Dave Cunningham The Public Reviews Rating: 4 out of 5 Audiences at rock concerts demand spectacle and innovation whilst sti...
Review: Alison Moyet – The Lowry,...
Reviewer – Zara Ellis The Public Reviews Rating: 4.5 out of 5 One of the greatest voices of the 80’s has made an unforgettable...
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