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Slaughter II 

Slaughter II is formed by ex-members of legendary Manc punk act SLAUGHTER AND THE DOGS: Edweena Banger, formerly Eddie Garrity, from Ed Banger & The Nosebleeds, who replaced Wayne Barrett in the original line-up in 1979, and Manchester’s #1 punk drummer and original member Brian Grantham. Brian also drums in The Drones and the reformed Nosebleeds. Expect SLAUGHTER punk legacy hits old and new - prepare to get SLAUGHTERED! Read more
 

No Hot Ashes 

NO HOT ASHES are a four-piece from Stockport /Manchester and branded post-pop-funk. A band conceived through a love of 70s & 80s Disco & Funk they bring a contemporary twist on the genres with a seriously tight rhythm section, infectious funky guitar riffs and gritty, raw vocals with lyrics about love, heartache, getting p*ssed and politics. Their sound is fresh and exciting and certainly sets them apart from an over-saturated market. Read more
 

Conflict

CONFLICT are simply the world’s foremost Activist Anarchist punk band. They hold the unique and fascinating position of being hugely influential in the anarchist movement, inspiring tens of thousands worldwide. Experience THE UNGOVERNABLE FORCE here at The Continental, plus guests THE CITIESRead more

 

Cinema around the Corner: Our North Season

Our North is Film Hub North's annual season of film - a chance to celebrate 'Northern-ness', what it means to be Northern and how this is represented on screen.The season concludes on Tuesday 21st August with Mick Jackson’s post-nuclear masterpiece, ThreadsRead more

 

Zee Guveya & the Heritage Survival Band   

WORLD MUSIC CLUB: Zee Guveya & the Heritage Survival Band are a group of exceptionally talented musicians from Zimbabwe hailing from the country's capital Harare. Their particular style of Afro-fusion draws on modern influences whilst upholding familiar traditional rhythms. Make sure you have your dancing shoes on for this one! Read more  
 

World Music Club 

Introducing our WORLD MUSIC CLUB - brand new for 2018! So far we've had a musical jouney acriss Africa with CHESABA, Sierra Leonean Palmwine Music with PAPASAM ALAFIA, Klezmer and Tangos with KLEZMER-ISH, African-tinged Jazz with THE TEBU PROJECT, and some sizzling Salsa with JULY JULAY & THE MAMBO KINGS. If you missed out on any of these fantastic shows, then don't despair. There's plenty more on the way... Get the lowdown here
 

 

 

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