Category: Club Nights 2000s

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Antwerp Mansion

A still-standing building for a change… although this one looks like it’s falling down! The staff assure me it isn’t. Apparently the owner’s best friend is a structural…

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The Wheel

These buildings are gone now… knocked down during 2013 to make way for yet another hotel. (Apparently Manchester needs lots of hotels to accommodate visitors who want to…

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The Nile Rodgers Experience!

On 11th and 12th November 2011, Nile Rodgers (of Chic) was in Manchester, appearing at two very different events. The first was an interview with Dave Haslam at…

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Store Street WHP

In 2006, the Boddingtons Brewery building, across from the MEN Arena, was due to be demolished and The Warehouse Project hosted a 12 week series of events there,…

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Rafters vs Berlin

Rafters was a basement club in St James’ Buildings, Oxford Road (later called The Music Box.) The Rafters jazz-funk nights, DJ’d by Colin Curtis and John Grant from…

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Norman Jay Good Times

I was wandering past Kingbee Records in Chorlton the other day when I spotted this in the window: The Deaf Institute website explains that the event is a…

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Craig Charles Funk & Soul

If you think this looks like fun then you’ll love the Craig Charles Funk & Soul Club at Band On The Wall each month. However if, like me,…

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Different Strokes

Different Strokes Club Night (Monthly) First Saturday Of The Month Upstairs at the Old Nag’s Head, Jacksons Row/Lloyd St Northern Soul means different things to different people; mods…

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Reno Revival

The Reno and The Nile were two clubs within the same building, on the corner of Princess Road and Moss Lane East. They competed for trade from the…

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Northern Soul Scene

The European Soul Weekender at the Palace Hotel on the Spring Bank Holiday was a Northern Soul event. Apparently ‘European Soul’ is a new name for ‘Northern Soul’……

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Bop Local

Around 1993-94, there was a monthly 70s night at the Irish Club in Chorlton, and it was great! They played disco, funk, punk, Bowie, Roxy Music, Rolling Stones,…

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Home on the Range

On the last Friday of every month, the Home on the Range night at the Carlton Club beckons… The venue may be a humble local social club, but…