A new four-storey venue called YES will open in Manchester later this month.
The multi-purpose wheelchair accessible venue will boast a music venue, bar and restaurant and will be controlled by local promoters Now Wave. The building was formerly used as an auctioneers house and printers press but is undergoing a renovation to install a basement club and rooftop terrace with a NASA-approved soundsystem.
OMA (Office for Metropolitan Architecture) has won aproval for its plans to build a £111 million multi-purpose arts space in Manchester.
Set to attract audiences of up to 850,000 per year, the original proposal for The Factory was approved in January 2017.
However, alterations were suggested in July so that a larger budget of £1.6 million could improve the facade and an orchestra pit could be allocated.
Other changes to the size of the theatre and some sections of the builidng were also made.
The Warehouse Project has revealed the full 12-week programme for its last ever season at Store Street. You can see the line-up below.
Kicking off with an opening party on Saturday 22nd September that sees Seth Troxler, Dixon, Peggy Gou and more all spin, the programme also sees a Rush Hour day and night party, Jackmaster bring a Numbers showcase and Daniel Avery curate his own event.
The programme currently ends on Wednesday 26th December. It hasn't been confirmed whether the usual new year events will bring the curtain down on Store Street.
Four Tet is hosting an all-day party alongside Ben UFO at The Warehouse Project in Manchester Saturday, 6th October.
The event, dubbed Four Tet & Friends All Day Long, is set to run from 2pm to midnight and will feature a solo performance by Four Tet as well as a five-hour b2b set between Four Tet and Ben UFO to kick off the show, according to a tweet. The full line-up will be announced in July.
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Parklife Festival 2018 has confirmed Carl Cox, Andy C, Nina Kraviz, Adam Beyer, and an enormous list of other names for this year's spectacular, which takes place in Europe's largest municipal green space— Heaton Park, Manchester— on 9th and 10th June.
After the success of his recording-breaking live shows at the Barbican in May, Sasha has today announced two further UK 'Refracted: Live' shows for next year.
Sasha will take to The Roundhouse London on Saturday 17th February before he heads to Manchester to play the city's Bridgewater Hall on Sunday 18th February.
"The moment we walked off stage at the Barbican we were saying — we have to do this again," said the Welsh DJ in a press release.
Photographer Peter Walsh has released amazing photos from the bygone era of The Haçienda to celebrate a recent talk at The Subculture Archive on Carnaby Street last week (20th July).
The infamous Manchester nightclub is considered by many as the birthplace of acid house, and Walsh captured the club at the peak of its popularity, before the police cracked down on the venue.
The Warehouse Project — one f the UK’s standard setting venues — has now confirmed its full diary for autumn’s ten-week season, with a long list of heavyweights ready to pack out Store Street, a car park-turned rave haven located beneath Manchester’s Piccadilly Railway Station.