Tag: New Order

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Carmel 1984

In January 1984, the second issue of City Life proclaimed the four great hopes of the Manchester music scene to be Carmel, The Smiths, The Fall and New…

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The Hacienda In 1982

(& Band On The Wall) City Fun Fanzine 1982 February: Hacienda Is Nigh “The key phrase is access to information” chirruped Howard “Ginger” Jones, the manager of the…

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New Order & The Rochdale Canal

Way back in June 1987, New Order did a gig at The Hacienda to raise money for the club. The ticket price was relatively high (about £10 I…

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Wide Night

1986-87 In September 1986, about 4 months after Temperance Club started on Thursdays at the Hacienda, Dave Haslam took over the Saturday night with Dean Johnson, a soul…

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Temperance Club 1986…

Thursday Night @ The Hacienda during the late ’80s Dave Haslam scored a success at The Hacienda in Spring 1986 with The Temperance Club, a Thursday night disco…

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Happy Mondays & The New Pecking Order

In 1988, the Hacienda queue draped around the curve of the building several nights a week… even when there was hardly anyone inside. The management used the punters…

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The Exit

By Geraldine I came across The Exit on Wood Street, off Deansgate, at some point on a trip into Manchester in the early eighties: it looked so exciting…

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The Tenth Event

I thought I went to the Festival of the Tenth Summer but I didn’t; I went to the ‘Tenth Event of the Festival of the Tenth Summer’, which…