MAPAS' December concerts have taken place in person around Salford in previous years (Copyright: MAPAS)

“I think that’s important that we get creative again” – MAPAS moves annual Christmas showcase online

Music and Performing Arts Salford is hosting a Virtual Christmas Celebration Concert to comply with coronavirus restrictions later this month.

Archie, Travis, Charlie and Will

“When gigs start up again, they’re going to be busy” – St. Peter’s Dream on the future of indie gigs

‘St. Peter’s Dream’ is an up and coming Indie/Rock band that I had the pleasure of watching at The Old […]

This Charming Mask: Salford Lads Clubs raises funds with Smiths-themed masks

This Charming Mask: Salford Lads Clubs raises funds with Smiths-themed masks

Salford Lads Club have released 30 unique masks which will be auctioned online to raise money lost due to the […]

Oliver and Davey on tea break.

YAANGING AROUND – Davey Moore and Oliver Duffy on their new single ‘Security Dave’ and the Salford music scene

With the music scene ‘going virtual,’ Salford’s genre-fluid duet, YAANG have been busy honing their craft in preparation for exciting […]

Tez (left) with one of his students (right) Copyright: Tez Skachill

“We felt like we didn’t have a voice” – Salford Guitar Lessons share their experience

Many private tuition services have been unheard of throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and Tez Skachill, founder of Salford Guitar Lessons […]

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INTERVIEW: Louie Donnelly from the Velvet Shakes talks about the success of their brand new single ‘World’

On the 20th November, the Velvet Shakes announced the release of their brand new single, ‘World’ and it has already […]

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Support your local hip-hop themed café in Salford

With many local businesses struggling to stay afloat during lockdown, Brew-Tang café, opened only three weeks before the first lockdown, […]

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“It was clear the choir had to keep together” – Salford Choral Society keeps music flowing online in lockdown

Leading North West choir, the Salford Choral Society, has been adapting to life in a pandemic by continuing to rehearse […]

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“I just hope that it puts a smile on people’s faces” – The Music Shed hoping to bring the Christmas spirit to Salford

Salford’s Music Shed Hootenanny Facebook live event is giving children the chance to spread festive messages and make people smile […]