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Local Boy-band Unknown Refuge release new single ‘If The Gods Be Good’

Alex Mancini, attended MAPAS – (Music and Performing Arts – Salford) from 11-16 years old, where he was part of […]

Jackie Kay by Claudia Alonso (2015) University of Salford Art Collection

Salford University Chancellor hosted online Christmas festival special ‘Makar to Cracker’

University of Salford Chancellor, Jackie Kay CBE, hosted an online Christmas festival last night, Makar to Cracker. The Scottish poet, […]

The Cavs. Credit: Holly Pritchard.

“He looked like someone who wanted to be in a band”- Meet ‘The Cavs’, indie-rock band with Eccles roots

Laid-back local lads, ‘The Cavs’, are a five-piece indie-rock band with roots in Eccles, Salford. The band members are: (Absent […]

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“It’s a big metaphor for a battle” – Trio of Salford artists create electro-pop music video

Three Salford artists have overcome Covid-19 restrictions to produce a music video.  Ewan Job, Harrison Jones and Jack Jameson have […]

(Photo credits to Hates Talking)

‘The perfect blend of indie, pop and garage’ – Interview with Hates Talking

There are many famous bands and musicians from Salford, such as the Happy Mondays and Joy Division. One hopeful and […]

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“I’m happy to play my part” The singer unveiling her new song to raise money for a Salford charity

Singer Freya Beer is raising money for Salford Loaves and Fishes by performing her new song as part of a […]

Meet the Salford students who have made it as BBC Radio One hosts

Meet the Salford students who have made it as BBC Radio One hosts

A Salford student and two Salford University graduates have been chosen from thousands of  applicants to host their own BBC Radio […]

Hannah Brackenbury

“It feels like a real honour to be able to perform her material and pay tribute to her in this way” – ‘Victorious’ the musical comes to Salford in April

Hannah Brackenbury will resume her on-stage tribute to the late Victoria Woods in early 2021. Brighton-based comedy songwriter and performer […]

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 […]