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A cracking day and night of live music and DJs is coming to Oldham for an all day outdoor music mini festival in June.
Date Published 26/02/2024
A local group of ukulele players hopes to put an end to the snobbery that surrounds their favourite four-stringed instrument.
Date Published 29/02/2024
They've opened for Lankum, gone down a storm at Cambridge and Sidmouth Folk Festivals, performed at Parisian circuses and now they're coming to The Vale in Mossley on Saturday,...
Date Published 27/02/2024
An exciting 2024 appears to be on the cards for local ska band Madame Claude.
Date Published 07/02/2024
A truly out of this world band is set to land in Mossley later this month.
Date Published 06/02/2024
There are sure to be plenty of tears on Sunday, June 2 at St Anne's Rugby Club when one of Oldham's great music and literary characters brings the curtain down on a 30-plus-year...
Date Published 02/02/2024
Bosses at a hugely popular bar say they’re worried people living in flats planned next door might complaint - leaving them in a situation similar to Night and Day Cafe in...
Date Published 30/01/2024
A locally-based blues singer described as 'Manchester's answer to Aretha Franklin' is kicking off her band's international tour in Mossley.
Date Published 17/01/2024
Oldham Hip-Hop artist UK-Craigie has released a brand-new album, entitled 'Save my life'.
Date Published 28/12/2023
A talented musical father and daughter duo from Lees are hoping to become only the second in history to record a number 1 hit, after Frank and Nancy Sinatra way back in 1967!
Date Published 11/12/2023
Mossley arts venue The Vale has announced its live music programme for the first quarter of 2024, and it includes familiar faces as well as extraterrestrial ones.
Date Published 06/12/2023
There has been an outpouring of love for Inspiral Carpets keyboard player and DJ legend Clint Boon following his announcement that he is stepping back from his radio broadcasting...
Date Published 27/11/2023
An internationally acclaimed sitarist, steeped in the North Indian classical tradition and proudly born and raised in Leeds, is coming to Mossley.
Date Published 13/11/2023
Lucky students at E-ACT Royton and Crompton Academy (part of E-ACT, a family of 28 academies) were treated to a performance by local musician and singer Imogen-Paige.
Date Published 19/10/2023
It proved to be a spectacular, packed-out night of hip-hop, house and happiness at the Uppermill Civic Hall as Graeme Park headlined a very special night of classic tunes.
Date Published 12/10/2023
He went viral playing his three metre bass guitar with a beer bottle and a stick, and now he's coming to Mossley.
Date Published 28/09/2023
A spectacular night of hip-hop, house and happiness is coming to the Uppermill Civic Hall next month.
Date Published 04/09/2023
A local arts centre and music venue turns two this September, with a weekend of fun and culture for all ages planned.
Date Published 23/08/2023
Oldham-based Pennine Mencap, a leading charity dedicated to empowering individuals with learning disabilities, has announced the launch of the first-ever 'Mencap Fest'.
Date Published 28/07/2023
The original, and with a reputation that really needs little introduction around these parts, STAX of SOUL are still very much going strong, with tickets flying out for the...
Date Published 19/07/2023
The organisers of the WelliFest community and family music event held each year in Saddleworth were delighted by this year’s record attendance.
Date Published 26/06/2023
An arts centre in Mossley hopes to become the first in the country to power its gigs entirely by water - with the help of a team of volunteers, a recycled Segway wheel, some scrap...
Date Published 12/06/2023
The National Youth Orchestra is passionate about unlocking the potential of the UK’s teenagers through the power of orchestral music.
Date Published 24/05/2023
It's now 17 years and counting, and Strummercamp is back!
Date Published 19/05/2023
New Year’s Eve revellers may have enjoyed seeing in 2023 by watching Jools Holland’s Annual Hootenanny, and the solo singing of “Auld Lang Syne” live at midnight, but many viewers...
Date Published 25/04/2023
A Greenfield musician has urged people to 'gig local' as the Mossley arts and community centre she co-founded steps up its live music programming this Spring.
The four-day Diggle Blues Festival will be back in June.
Date Published 20/04/2023
Almost a year-and-a-half ago, internationally renowned music and arts venue and Manchester icon Night & Day was served a noise abatement notice by Manchester City Council...
Date Published 17/03/2023
The funeral service and celebration of the life of hugely popular Ashton-born blues legend Victor Brox will take place on Monday (March 20).
Date Published 15/03/2023
Oldham Library is hosting a unique debate that will hopefully strike a chord with residents.
Date Published 09/03/2023
Pre-orders are already racking up as Inspiral Carpets fans far and wide gear up for the release of the iconic Oldham band’s ‘Complete Singles’ release on vinyl and CD.
Date Published 24/02/2023
There appears to be a definite ‘all for one and one for all’ mindset inside the Inspiral Carpets camp as the Madchester legends prepare to head out to play well over 30 gigs again...
Date Published 18/02/2023
Oldham stars N-Trance have been announced as one of the headline acts at one of the fastest-growing UK music festivals, Deva Fest.
Date Published 14/02/2023
Clark Tracey, the son of jazz legend Stan Tracey, is coming to Uppermill in early March to play with Manchester-based Hootin’ Annies Big Band.
Date Published 13/02/2023
There's a cracking line-up of gigs to look forward to over the next few months at the iconic Whittle's at Tokyo live music venue in Oldham town centre.
Date Published 31/01/2023
Rock n rollers from miles around are in for a real treat when Square Wild's Mega Fest music festival comes to Oldham in June.
Date Published 17/01/2023
He was the first ever presenter on Radio 1 and became known for describing his favourite songs as “sensational”.
Date Published 06/01/2023
Oldham’s legendary sons will soon be back in town for a great evening of music and mirth.
Date Published 14/12/2022
An online auction set up by Manchester music legend/Stone Roses bassist Mani, and his wife Imelda Mounfield, has raised over £80,000 for The Christie Charity and Stockport NHS...
Date Published 10/12/2022
Well-known local estate agent Alan Kirkham has rekindled his passion for music and football by releasing an original new song - 'Let's Bring The World Cup Home' - to coincide with...
Date Published 02/12/2022
North Manchester and Oldham-based band Last Race Home are gearing up for a gig in the city centre this coming Saturday.
Date Published 22/11/2022
Oldham Choral Society and Manchester Beethoven Orchestra are embarking on a new venture in a shared concert on their return to the magnificent Royal Northern College of Music...
Date Published 12/11/2022
The brand new studio album from UK-Craigie is out now.
Date Published 07/11/2022
Almost one year since receiving a noise abatement notice from Manchester City Council, the future of legendary Mancunian music venue Night & Day hangs in the balance as it faces a...
Date Published 26/10/2022
Oldham legends the Inspiral Carpets are back and are promising a ‘true celebration’ of Craig Gill’s life and music as they head out on tour in Spring 2023 for the first time since...
Date Published 22/10/2022
Glastonbury-performing local musician Seb Lowe has teamed up with young people across Oldham to release a new song dedicated to addressing hate crime in modern society.
Date Published 13/10/2022
An Oldham-born Meatloaf tribute artist has vowed that the show will go on after being given the news of a life-changing diagnosis.
Date Published 05/10/2022
Legendary Hacienda DJ Graeme Park will now celebrate the best of 80s and 90s dance music in a unique event next month at Oldham's Whittles at Tokyo venue.
Date Published 05/09/2022
Seventy-five of Oldham’s best and brightest musical students have completed a concert tour of Wallonia, southern Belgium, where they gave fantastic performances throughout the...
Date Published 04/08/2022
Oldham indie four-piece The Recreation have released their new single ‘Opus’.
Date Published 13/07/2022
Oldham's own Madame Claude have released their second single ‘Minding My Own’.
Date Published 22/06/2022
On Saturday 16th of July, the charity The John Hall Foundation hosts its launch party.
For many people, the term punk music conjures images of safety pins through noses, tartan jeans and leather jackets.
Mark spent 21 years as a social worker in Oldham, before finally quitting his job in 2018.
Date Published 06/06/2022
If you're down in the dumps why not chase the blues away with a musical tour of Diggle this June and watch some really cool, jeans-in-the-fridge blues music, and all for free!
Date Published 26/05/2022
From high jinks Haydn to masterful Mendelssohn, the members of the Victoria String Quartet showed their class in a beautifully balanced programme of music which kept the audience...
Date Published 21/05/2022
Uppermill Band will be performing what they have called their Homecoming Concert when it returns to Uppermill
Date Published 29/04/2022
Tributes have been pouring in following the death of one of Oldham's most popular entertainers - Wayne Bentley.
Date Published 22/09/2021
Fleetwood Bac are widely acknowledged as the world’s best Fleetwood Mac tribute band, have been endorsed by Mick Fleetwood himself, and they’re heading to Oldham this Friday...
Date Published 29/08/2021
‘Relief’, ‘joy’ and ‘terror’ were the three words used to describe The Battery Farm’s long-awaited return to the live stage recently.
Date Published 26/08/2021
Applications are open to apply to be a member of the new Greater Manchester Music Commission.
Date Published 23/08/2021
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