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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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NINES
Wednesday 23rd May 2018

Courtney Freckleton is best known by his stage name Nines. He released a number of mixtapes between '11-'15 before his debut album "One Foot Out" charted in the Top 4 of the UK Albums Chart. His biggest UK chart single has been "I See You Shining".

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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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THE CHRISTIANS + HUE & CRY
Saturday 26th May 2018

The Christians + Hue & Cry come to Manchester Academy this May. The biggest hit for The Christians was the Number 1 single "Ferry Cross The Mersey". While Hue & Cry had a Number 6 hit with "Labour Of Love".

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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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JONATHAN DAVIS (KORN)
Wednesday 6th June 2018

Jonathan Davis is best known as the leave vocalist of nu metal band Korn. He embarks on a solo tour including a stop at the Academy this June.

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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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GHOSTFACE KILLAH (WU-TANG CLAN)
Thursday 14th June 2018

Ghostface Killah is an American Rapper and member of the Wu-Tang Clun. Following their success the groups members went on to pursue solo careers, Ghostface Killah career was widely well recived by music critics. His biggest hit was "All That I Got Is You" featuring Mary J. Blige which reached #11.

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THE HODGETWINS
Thursday 14th June 2018

The Hodgetwins are taking the show on the road! For years, you have watched them on their various YouTube channels and laughed until your stomachs were in knots. Just imagine that same reaction...doubled! If you thought they were funny online, just wait until you see them in the flesh.

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DOUG STANHOPE
Friday 15th June 2018

Doug Stanhope is an American stand-up comedian who is known for his cynical and controversial comedy style. He will be appearing at Manchester Academy this June.

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M HUNCHO
Tuesday 19th June 2018

The mysterious and faceless London artist M Huncho is set to take 2018 by storm. His melodic, wavey trap vibe and his elusive character has fascinated his fans and the wider industry alike, with many watching out for his next big move.

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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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SKINNY MOLLY
Thursday 28th June 2018

Hailing from Nashville, Tennessee, Skinny Molly are a southern rock band and they will stop at Manchester Academy this June along with special guests Gorilla Riot.

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ODDISSE & MOONCHILD
Monday 2nd July 2018

Oddisee has released two studio albums, several EPs, mixtapes and instrumental albums, and has over 23 million plays on Spotify. Moonchild are LA-based multi-instrumentalists Amber Navran, Max Bryk, and Andris Mattson.

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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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LUCKY CHOPS
Tuesday 10th July 2018

Lucky Chops has been unleashing high-energy brassy funk on the world since forming in NYC in 2006. The intensity of the band’s energy is fueled by their desire to share the healing and inspirational power of music with others.

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ANDY MINEO
Saturday 14th July 2018

Formerly known as C-Lite, Andrew Mineo is an American Christian hip hop artist. He's had Top 20 hits in the US Christian chart with "Lay Up", "Dunk Contest (Magic Bird)" and "Uncomfortable".

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BEYOND FEST
Sunday 15th July 2018

Beyond Fest is a new 14+ all day indoor rock festival in Manchester. Based in two rooms at Manchester Academy. Basement are headlining with the likes of Arcane Roots, Slotface, Holding Absence, Grumble Bee, Milestones, Bitch Falcon and Ground Culture joining them in the first wave of acts announced.

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DYING FETUS
Tuesday 14th August 2018

Though forever doomed, commercially speaking, by their controversial name, Maryland's Dying Fetus endured beyond most observers' wildest expectations. Dying Fetus+ Special Guests: Carnifex + Toxic Holocaust + Venom Prison + Goatwhore.

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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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THE WEDDING PRESENT
Friday 5th October 2018

The Wedding Present are heading to Manchester to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the release of their first singles collection, Tommy. Fans can expect to hear tracks from the compilation, as well as favourites from across the band’s career.

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THE RIFLES
Friday 5th October 2018

Over a decade after their formation, they can still play to thousands of fans all over the country. They have an impressive catalogue under their belt which includes 5 studio albums and a host of songs that have become institutional fan favourites...

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BOYZLIFE
Wednesday 10th October 2018

Brian McFadden, of Westlife, and Keith Duffy, of Boyzone, form the supergroup named Boyzlife!

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AURORA
Wednesday 10th October 2018

The tour will give AURORA’s fans the opportunity to see her play new music, to be release throughout 2018. There’s always been something otherworldly about Norwegian musician, Aurora. Something a bit fantastical and peculiar.

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TOM HINGLEY & THE KAR-PETS
Friday 12th October 2018

Tom Hingley is best known as the fromer frontman of Manchester's Inspiral Carpets. The Kar-Pets are a tribute to Inspiral Carpets featuring the former lead singer!

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TOM GRENNAN
Friday 12th October 2018

Tom Grennan is one of the biggest talents of 2017 and most anticipated debut artist of 2018; he has a penchant for creating thunderous popsongs which showcases his raspy and fervid vocals, whilst lyrics demonstrate a certain vulnerability which makes him a role model for the realmillennials.

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EVIL SCARECROW
Friday 12th October 2018

Evil Scarecrow were formed in Nottingham back in 2002, the band describes their genre as Parody Black Metal.

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GLENN HUGHES
Saturday 13th October 2018

The former bassist and singer of Deep Purple is pleased to announce that he will be performing Deep Purple only material with his “GLENN HUGHES PERFORMS CLASSIC DEEP PURPLE LIVE” nationwide UK tour in October 2018.

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THE REZILLOS
Saturday 13th October 2018

The Rezillos - "Can't Stand The Rezillos" 40th Anniversary Concert. The Rezillos are a punk/New Wave band formed in Edinburgh, Scotland in 1976

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POETS OF THE FALL
Sunday 14th October 2018

Finnish rockers Poets of the Fall - singer Marko, guitarist Olli and keyboardist Captain - started out their musical adventure from scratch in 2003. Marko sold everything he had to invest in pursuing the love of his life, music, with his buddies Olli and Captain.

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LUCY SPRAGGAN
Thursday 18th October 2018

Lucy Spraggan has announced a new headline tour ahead of the release of her fifth studio album due for March 2019. Spraggan returns to the live scene in October 2018.

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DRAKE WHITE AND THE BIG FIRE
Friday 19th October 2018

Drake White is an American country music singer hailing from Nashville, Tennessee. Bringing his Drake White and The Big Fire to Manchester Academy this October. Hit singles in the US Country chart have been "It Feels Good", "Livin' The Dream" and "Makin' Me Look Good Again".

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ACADEMY IN THE UK (PUNK TRIBUTE NIGHT)
Saturday 20th October 2018

Academy In The UK Feat The Sex Pistols Experience, The Complete Clash, Bootleg Blondie, The Ramonas.

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