Category: Popular

The Über Rock Singles Club: Frantic February (Part Two)

It’s been a busy start to the year here at the refurbished Singles Club, with our new PA system being pushed to the limits by our new daily opening schedule. In fact, so popular has our new #DailyPick feature become in such a short time that, after a high level management meeting involving, well, just Monk sitting down in a darkened room and making an executive decision, we’ve decided to return to fortnightly opening in order to catch up with the vast array of hot new sounds doing the rounds and gracing our playlists…

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Bowling For Soup/Less Than Jake/Vandoliers – Manchester, Academy – 17 February 2024

If there was a show that could accurately depict Jonny B’s teenage music tastes, then the team-up between Bowling for Soup and Less than Jake comes pretty close. So naturally he leapt at the chance to see them on their own tour together after having a great time seeing them both at Slam Dunk Festival last year (and choosing to give them a miss at When We Were Young festival after having secured tickets for this show already). The Manchester date of this tour was so popular that it sold out within a number of days resulting in a second date being added at the start of the tour, but JB was fortunate enough to have been quick off the mark (okay, his girlfriend was the one on the ball) and secured tickets for a Saturday night of ska and pop punk: what could be better?

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