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@petshopboys and @africaoye review

So first up last Thursday and a first visit to the Manchester Evening News arena or whatever it is called these days. I don’t like big venues and this is the biggest indoor venue I have been to. 669 more words

Music Love: Music Monday

Hello lovely people,

So this time last week I was at the Manchester Evening News Arena, waiting for these guys to come on stage and play an incredible show.   91 more words


Ricky Hatton Comeback Against Vyacheslav Senchenko?

Ricky Hitman Hatton is coming back from “retirement” this Saturday, November 24th to fight former WBA welter champ Vyacheslav Senchenko at the MEN Arena in… 459 more words

Hatton announces his comeback opponent

Ricky Hatton will be tested by the challenging Ukranian Vyacheslav Senchenko when the two meet in the Hitman’s comeback fight at the MEN Arena on November 24th. 122 more words

Manny Pacquiao

My Life In Music

Growing up in Manchester has meant that music has always been at the centre, and at the heart, of my life. With such a vast number of live music venues, ranging from the cosy sized reinvented Sound Control on New Wakefield Street to the enormous freshly named Manchester Arena (formally the Manchester Evening News Arena or the ‘M.E.N.’ as I still refer to it as), not to mention the hundreds of bars and clubs dotted around the city and the variety of independent record stores, it was inevitable that I would be consumed by this super power and I have always been happy and willing to allow music into every aspect of my life.  65 more words

Sound Control

The Dog Days really are over as Florence wows Manchester

Artist: Florence+The Machine       Date: 15th March 2012        Venue: Manchester Evening News Arena

A silhouette is lit behind a screen centre-stage. Hysteria breaks out and all eyes are on Florence as she walks out to meet her audience more than three hours after doors opened and support acts Spector and The Horrors have warmed us up. 438 more words