Tag: music

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“Manchester is great, but people forget; Salford is where it started” – The Welly House Band breaking the music scene in ‘the other city’

The Welly House Band is a seven-piece group from Greater Manchester who found inspiration in Salford’s musical ancestry. Although none […]

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“I’ve never been this excited in my life and so grateful to be there” – TV performance was dream come true for Salford-born Jailhouse Rocker

Salford singer and prison officer, Pete Green, hit our TV screens at the weekend as the ‘Jailhouse Rocker’ for the […]

Irlam Live 2021: Scouting for Girls and Sophie Ellis-Bextor headline Salford music festival

Irlam Live 2021: Scouting for Girls and Sophie Ellis-Bextor headline Salford music festival

UK pop icons Scouting for Girls are set to headline a Salford music festival as Irlam Live returns this September. […]

Adina Nelu playing the flute in group AMCG. Photo credit: Joe Stevenson. Permission for use from Adina Nelu

“It was really humbling to find out I was the only composer from the North West ” – Swinton composer Adina Nelu selected for Bafta and BFI programme

Adina Nelu playing the flute in group ACMG. Photo credit: Joe Stevenson. Permission for use from Adina Nelu Classically-trained film […]

Blaney, the band fronted by Salford Music Festival's founder Ed Blaney, playing live. Used with permission.

“To any young people in the music industry, keep going” – Salford Music Festival react to the possibility of the return of live music by the summer

The annual Salford Music Festival showcases the best of the city’s musical talent whilst also raising vital funds for a […]

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“We are strong believers that participation in arts activity is good for wellbeing”- Poison Apple Arts CIC launch a music conversation club for adults in Salford

The Music Conversation Club is a new group launched by Poison Apple Arts CIC, a female led company that aims […]

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Salford boy-band Unknown Refuge release new single ‘If The Gods Be Good’

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

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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 […]

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‘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 […]