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Gigs - 15/12/11

DECEMBER 15

CHESTER, Shropshire Arms, Northgate Street: 01244 321194): Chubby Knuckles Disco

MANCHESTER, Academy (0161 832 1111): Architects

MANCHESTER, Apollo Theatre, Ardwick Green (08444 777 677): Friendly Fires

MANCHESTER, Matt and Phreds (0161 832 1111): Ed Harcourt

DECEMBER 16

CHESTER, Alexander’s, Rufus Court (01244 340005 -

www.alexanderslive.com): REM UK

MANCHESTER, Band On The Wall, Swan Street (0161 834 1786 - www.bandonthewall.org): Dub Mafia, Snareophobe featuring Subliminal, Mr Woodnote & Lil' Rhys and La La & The Boo Ya

MANCHESTER, MEN Arena (0870 169 6888 – www.men-arena.com): Duran Duran

OVERTON-ON-DEE, Village Hall: The Blues Band

DECEMBER 17

CHESTER, The Ship Victory, George Street: Paul S

MANCHESTER, Apollo Theatre, Ardwick Green (08444 777 677): The Saw Doctors

MANCHESTER, Band On The Wall, Swan Street (0161 834 1786 - www.bandonthewall.org): Craig Charles Funk & Soul Club featuring Smoove & Turrell

DECEMBER 18

MANCHESTER, Band On The Wall, Swan Street (0161 834 1786 - www.bandonthewall.org): My Generation Christmas Twister with The Kasuals

MANCHESTER, Royal Exchange Theatre, St Ann’s Square (0161 833 9833 - www.royalexchange.co.uk): Thea Gilmore and John Bramwell

DECEMBER 19

MANCHESTER, Band On The Wall, Swan Street (0161 834 1786 - www.bandonthewall.org): Michael McGoldrick's Future Trad Collective

DECEMBER 20

CHESTER, Telford’s Warehouse, Tower Wharf (01244 390090 - www.telfordswarehouse.com): Thea Gilmore

WIRRAL, The Lever Club, Port Sunlight: Pete Redfern

DECEMBER 22

CHESTER, Shropshire Arms, Northgate Street: 01244 321194): Chubby Knuckles Disco

MANCHESTER, Apollo Theatre, Ardwick Green (08444 777 677): One Direction

DECEMBER 23

MANCHESTER, Apollo Theatre, Ardwick Green (08444 777 677): One Direction

MANCHESTER, Band On The Wall, Swan Street (0161 834 1786 - www.bandonthewall.org): Shake 'n Bake Christmas Special featuring Baked A La Ska and DJs Martin The Mod and Coops

TARVIN, George & Dragon: Marc Curtis

WIRRAL, Pacific Road Arts Centre, Birkenhead (0151 666 0000 - www.bestguitarfest.com): Deaf School

DECEMBER 24

CHESTER, The Ship Victory, George Street: Helen Horne

DECEMBER 27

WIRRAL, The Lever Club, Port Sunlight: Ronny J Morson

DECEMBER 29

CHESTER, Alexander’s, Rufus Court (01244 340005 -

www.alexanderslive.com): AdamsJovi

DECEMBER 31

CHESTER, The Ship Victory, George Street: Paul S

JANUARY 12

CHESTER, Alexander’s, Rufus Court (01244 340005 - www.alexanderslive.com): Paul Jones & Dave Kelly

JANUARY 14

MANCHESTER, Academy 3 (0161 832 1111): A Winged Victory for the Sullen

JANUARY 15

LIVERPOOL, Echo Arena, (0844 8000 400 – www.accliverpool.com): One Direction

LIVERPOOL, University (0151 794 6868): All Time Low

JANUARY 16

MANCHESTER, Academy 2 (0161 832 1111): Christina Perri

MANCHESTER, Deaf Institute (0161 276 92350): Various Cruelties

JANUARY 17

LIVERPOOL, The Kazimier: The Horrors

LLANDUNDO, Venue Cymru (01492 872000 – www.venuecymru.co.uk): Alfie Boe

JANUARY 18

MANCHESTER, HMV Ritz (0161 236 4355): M83

JANUARY 21

MANCHESTER, Apollo Theatre, Ardwick Green (08444 777 677): All Time Low

JANUARY 22

MANCHESTER, Academy 2 (0161 832 1111): Never Shout Never

JANUARY 24

LLANDUDNO, Venue Cymru (01492 872000 - www.venuecymru.co.uk): Katherine Jenkins

JANUARY 25

LIVERPOOL, Philharmonic Hall, Hope Street (0151 709 3789): Katherine Jenkins

JANUARY 27

LLANDUDNO, Venue Cymru (01492 872000 - www.venuecymru.co.uk): Kaiser Chiefs

MANCHESTER, Apollo Theatre, Ardwick Green (08444 777 677): Panic! At The Disco

MANCHESTER, Bridgewater Hall (0161 907 9000 – www.bridgewater-hall.co.uk): Alfie Boe

MANCHESTER, HMV Ritz (0161 236 4355): Roots Manuva

MANCHESTER, Ruby Lounge (0161 832 1111): The Secret Sisters

JANUARY 28

MANCHESTER, Apollo Theatre, Ardwick Green (08444 777 677): Thin Lizzy and Clutch

MANCHESTER, HMV Ritz (0161 236 4355): The Maccabees

SALFORD, The Lowry, Salford Quays (0843 208 6000 - www.thelowry.com): Laura White

JANUARY 29

LIVERPOOL, Empire Theatre, Lime Street (08448 47 25 25Š- www.liverpoolempire.org.uk): The Drifters

MANCHESTER, Academy 2 (0161 832 1111): Four Year Strong

JANUARY 30

MANCHESTER, Deaf Institute (0161 276 92350): Howler

JANUARY 31

LIVERPOOL, Echo Arena, (0844 8000 400 – www.accliverpool.com): Snow Patrol

MANCHESTER, Apollo Theatre, Ardwick Green (08444 777 677): James Morrison

FEBRUARY 1

MANCHESTER, Apollo Theatre, Ardwick Green (08444 777 677): James Morrison

MANCHESTER, Bridgewater Hall (0161 907 9000 – www.bridgewater-hall.co.uk): Katherine Jenkins

FEBRUARY 2

MANCHESTER, Academy 2 (0161 832 1111): Reel Big Fish

MANCHESTER, Apollo Theatre, Ardwick Green (08444 777 677): Boyz II Men

MANCHESTER, Bridgewater Hall (0161 907 9000 – www.bridgewater-hall.co.uk): Katherine Jenkins

MANCHESTER, HMV Ritz (0161 236 4355): Clap Your Hands Say Yeah

FEBRUARY 3

MANCHESTER, Academy (0161 832 1111): Big Country

MANCHESTER, MEN Arena (0870 169 6888 – www.men-arena.com): Snow Patrol

FEBRUARY 4

LIVERPOOL, O2 Academy 1(0844 477 2000): Big Country

SHREWSBURY, Severn Theatre: Theatre of Blues Festival

FEBRUARY 6

MANCHESTER, Apollo Theatre, Ardwick Green (08444 777 677): The Black Keys

FEBRUARY 7

MANCHESTER, Apollo Theatre, Ardwick Green (08444 777 677): The Black Keys

FEBRUARY 8

MANCHESTER, Club Academy (0161 832 1111): Hyro Da Hero

FEBRUARY 9

MANCHESTER, Academy (0161 832 1111): Brand New

MANCHESTER, Apollo Theatre, Ardwick Green (08444 777 677): Dream Theater

FEBRUARY 10

MANCHESTER, Academy (0161 832 1111): NME Awards

FEBRUARY 11

MANCHESTER, Academy (0161 832 1111): NME Awards

FEBRUARY 12

MANCHESTER, Academy (0161 832 1111): Skrillex

FEBRUARY 13

MANCHESTER, Academy (0161 832 1111): NME Tour - Justice

MANCHESTER, MEN Arena (0870 169 6888 – www.men-arena.com): Noel Gallagher

FEBRUARY 14

LIVERPOOL, O2 Academy 1(0844 477 2000): Skrillex

FEBRUARY 15

MANCHESTER, Academy (0161 832 1111): Kerrang! Relentless Energy Tour

MANCHESTER, Academy 3 (0161 832 1111): The Big Pink

FEBRUARY 17

MANCHESTER, Academy (0161 832 1111): Kaiser Chiefs

MANCHESTER, Club Academy (0161 832 1111): Pulled Apart By Horses

MANCHESTER, HMV Ritz (0161 236 4355): Ben Howard

MANCHESTER, MEN Arena (0870 169 6888 – www.men-arena.com): The Wanted

FEBRUARY 18

MANCHESTER, Academy (0161 832 1111): Kaiser Chiefs

FEBRUARY 20

MANCHESTER, Ruby Lounge (0161 832 1111): Michael Kiwanuka

FEBRUARY 22

MANCHESTER, Apollo Theatre, Ardwick Green (08444 777 677): Nicole Scherzinger

MANCHESTER, HMV Ritz (0161 236 4355): Rodrigo y Gabriela

FEBRUARY 23

MANCHESTER, Academy 2 (0161 832 1111): Benjamin Francis Leftwich

FEBRUARY 24

LIVERPOOL, Echo Arena, (0844 8000 400 – www.accliverpool.com): The Wanted

FEBRUARY 25

MANCHESTER, Deaf Institute (0161 276 92350): Cold Specks

FEBRUARY 29

MANCHESTER, Club Academy (0161 832 1111): The Whip

MARCH 2

MANCHESTER, Academy (0161 832 1111): Rizzle Kicks

MANCHESTER, MEN Arena (0870 169 6888 – www.men-arena.com): Jason Derulo

MARCH 4

MANCHESTER, Apollo Theatre, Ardwick Green (08444 777 677): The Australian Pink Floyd

MARCH 5

LIVERPOOL, O2 Academy 1(0844 477 2000): The Stranglers

MANCHESTER, Academy 2 (0161 832 1111): Mark Lanegan

MARCH 7

MANCHESTER, Academy (0161 832 1111): LMFAO

MARCH 9

MANCHESTER, Ruby Lounge (0161 832 1111): Mayer Hawthorne

MARCH 10

MANCHESTER, Academy 3 (0161 832 1111): Boots Electric

MANCHESTER, Apollo Theatre, Ardwick Green (08444 777 677): McFly

MARCH 14

LIVERPOOL, Echo Arena, (0844 8000 400 – www.accliverpool.com): JLS

MARCH 15

LIVERPOOL, Echo Arena, (0844 8000 400 – www.accliverpool.com): JLS

MANCHESTER, Apollo Theatre, Ardwick Green (08444 777 677): The Musical Box performs The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway

MARCH 16

MANCHESTER, Apollo Theatre, Ardwick Green (08444 777 677): Sting

MARCH 19

MANCHESTER, Apollo Theatre, Ardwick Green (08444 777 677): Enter Shikari

MANCHESTER, Bridgewater Hall (0161 907 9000 – www.bridgewater-hall.co.uk): Caro Emerald

MARCH 22

MANCHESTER, Apollo Theatre, Ardwick Green (08444 777 677): Matt Cardle

MARCH 24

LIVERPOOL, University (0151 794 6868): You Me At Six

MANCHESTER, Academy (0161 832 1111): The Stranglers

MANCHESTER, Sankeys: Jaguar Skills

MARCH 25

MANCHESTER, Academy (0161 832 1111): Spiritualized

MANCHESTER, Apollo Theatre, Ardwick Green (08444 777 677): Chris Rea

MARCH 26

MANCHESTER, Apollo Theatre, Ardwick Green (08444 777 677): Feist

MARCH 28

MANCHESTER, Apollo Theatre, Ardwick Green (08444 777 677): You Me At Six, Mayday Parade and Kids in Glass Houses

MARCH 29

MANCHESTER, Apollo Theatre, Ardwick Green (08444 777 677): You Me At Six, Mayday Parade and Kids in Glass Houses

MARCH 30

MANCHESTER, Apollo Theatre, Ardwick Green (08444 777 677): Noah and The Whale

MANCHESTER, MEN Arena (0870 169 6888 – www.men-arena.com): JLS

MARCH 31

MANCHESTER, Apollo Theatre, Ardwick Green (08444 777 677): The Osmonds

MANCHESTER, MEN Arena (0870 169 6888 – www.men-arena.com): JLS

APRIL 5

MANCHESTER, Academy (0161 832 1111): Orbital

APRIL 8

LIVERPOOL, Echo Arena, (0844 8000 400 – www.accliverpool.com): Il Divo

LIVERPOOL, O2 Academy 1 (0844 477 2000): Orbital

APRIL 9

MANCHESTER, MEN Arena (0870 169 6888 – www.men-arena.com): Diversity

APRIL 10

LIVERPOOL, Philharmonic Hall (0151 709 3789 – www.liverpoolphil.com): The Osmond Brothers

APRIL 11

LIVERPOOL, Echo Arena, (0844 8000 400 – www.accliverpool.com): Diversity

MANCHESTER, Club Academy (0161 832 1111): The Rock Sound Impericon

APRIL 13

MANCHESTER, MEN Arena (0870 169 6888 – www.men-arena.com): Il Divo

APRIL 20

MANCHESTER, MEN Arena (0870 169 6888 – www.men-arena.com): JLS

APRIL 21

LIVERPOOL, University (0151 794 6868): Bombay Bicycle Club

APRIL 22

MANCHESTER, Academy (0161 832 1111): Little Comets

APRIL 28

MANCHESTER, MEN Arena (0870 169 6888 – www.men-arena.com): Example

MAY 11

MANCHESTER, Bridgewater Hall (0161 907 9000 – www.bridgewater-hall.co.uk): Morten Harket

MAY 12

MANCHESTER, Apollo Theatre, Ardwick Green (08444 777 677): Elvis Costello

MAY 25

MANCHESTER, Apollo Theatre, Ardwick Green (08444 777 677): Buzzcocks

JUNE 2

MANCHESTER, Apollo Theatre, Ardwick Green (08444 777 677): Lynyrd Skynyrd

JUNE 15

MANCHESTER, MEN Arena (0870 169 6888 – www.men-arena.com): Blink 182

JUNE 29

MANCHESTER, Heatonn Park: The Stone Roses

JUNE 30

MANCHESTER, Heatonn Park: The Stone Roses

JULY 1

MANCHESTER, Heaton Park: The Stone Roses

JULY 12

LIVERPOOL, Echo Arena, (0844 8000 400 – www.accliverpool.com): Blink 182

NOVEMBER 30

MANCHESTER, Apollo Theatre, Ardwick Green (08444 777 677): Peter Andre

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