Category: Club Nights 90s

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In The Park & Off At A Tangent

‘Cities In The Park’, summer 1991, felt at the time like a re-run of ‘The Tenth Event’, only 5 years later and outside. Demonstrating the triumph of hope…

Danny Henry, Night & Day, Oldham Street, 1994/95

Danny Henry

Danny the Dancer is an unsung hero of the Manchester club scene; he’s been an inspiration on club dance-floors for decades, although he doesn’t go clubbing much these…

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Pure @ Man Alive – 1990s

To be honest, I can’t remember exactly when the Pure nights started – 1990 or 1991 – but I remember the idea behind the project, which was to…

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FunkyMutha Man Alive

FunkyMutha was named after the Prince track ‘Sexy MF’, 1992. The picture below is of Dale, Alf and Winston in the Man Alive DJ box: Alf already DJ’d…

From City Life Issue 131, Aug-Sep 1989

CarWash Man Alive

CarWash was a club night named after the track by Rose Royce from 1976; it was an antidote to the acid house nights which dominated Manchester in 1989…

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PSV Friday Nights

When everything got too hectic at the Hacienda post-1988, lots of Hacienda regulars decamped to The PSV Club in Hulme. I was told at the time that PSV…