Common in April

41 Edge St, Manchester, M4 1HW 0161 832 9245

By Lee Isherwood | March 21st '11

Where: 41 Edge St, Manchester, Greater Manchester M4 1HW – 0161 832 9245

When: April Listings

Website: www.aplacecalledcommon.co.uk

Friday 1st– Frietags with Now Wave Bar Sessions
An excursion of musical wonderment joining the dots between Kraut, Baltimore Club, House, Indie, Electro, Outsider Pop, Disco, Cosmic Nonsense and forgotten gems – 9pm till 2am / free before 10pm / £2 after

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Saturday 2nd – Friends in Common with Sean Canty
We invite our favourite friends to play their favourite records. Expect to hear music you never knew you liked. Pop music played with sense and sensibility, country with soul, and maybe something that will make you dance. We hope you enjoy it as much as us! – 9pm till 2am / free before 10pm / £2 after

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Wednesday 6th – Common Knowledge
Edge Street’s finest quiz with your hosts, Mister John Ruane and Master Chris Higson. Gather your friends, form a team, give it a witty name, answer questions (correctly), win prizes! Watch out for the elusive final round – 8pm till 11pm / free

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Thursday 7th – Stop Making Sense
Chasing the vibe dragon down the rabbit hole of genre. Summing the beat daemon with the wonky Ouija Board. A weekly séance with the kings of pop featuring Mr Seb Valentine, Benatronic & Luke Warm – 9pm till 2am / free

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Friday 8th – Frietags with Will (Tramp!)
An excursion of musical wonderment joining the dots between Kraut, Baltimore Club, House, Indie, Electro, Outsider Pop, Disco, Cosmic Nonsense and forgotten gems – 9pm till 2am / free before 10pm / £2 after

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Saturday 9th – Pumping Iron
A night of Nu Cosmic Italio, Vintage Avant Garde Disco and Lo Fi Rhythmic Punk Funk – 9pm till 2am free before 10pm / £2 after

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Wednesday 13th – Pull Yourself Together
The best indie-pop fanzine and club night in Manchester, zines + pop music + you = FUN! Expect to hear the likes of Sky Larkin, Belle and Sebastian, Serge Gainsbourg, Hefner, Casiotone for the Painfully Alone, Los Campesinos!, The Postal Service and many more delights – 8pm till midnight / free

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Thursday 14th – Stop Making Sense
Chasing the vibe dragon down the rabbit hole of genre. Summing the beat daemon with the wonky Ouija Board. A weekly séance with the kings of pop featuring Mr Seb Valentine, Benatronic & Luke Warm – 9pm till 2am / free

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Friday 15th – Frietags with Craig Campbell
Latest Manchester export grace the Common decks and also exclusively play their debut album for the first time. Joining the Frietags team for one night only for an evening of Kraut, Baltimore Club, House, Indie, Electro, Outsider Pop, Disco, Cosmic Nonsense and forgotten gems – 9pm till 2am / free before 10pm / £2 after

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Saturday 16th – Friends in Common with Piccadilly Records, Record Store Day
We are very excited to confirm our involvement with this years Record Store Day, there will be more details to follow very soon – 6pm till 2am / free before 10pm / £2
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Sunday 17th – Haxan – Following sonic ley lines across radiophonic disco and film
score techno with Sean Canty and Miles Whittaker (Demdike Stare) – 4pm till midnight / free

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Wednesday 20th – Common Knowledge
Edge Street’s finest quiz with your hosts, Mister John Ruane and Master Chris Higson. Gather your friends, form a team, give it a witty name, answer questions (correctly), win prizes! Watch out for the elusive final round – 8pm till 11pm / free

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Thursday 21st – Stop Making Sense
Chasing the vibe dragon down the rabbit hole of genre. Summing the beat daemon with the wonky Ouija Board. A weekly séance with the kin gs of pop featuring Mr Seb Valentine, Benatronic & Luke Warm – 9pm till 2am / free

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Friday 22nd – Frietags with Benjamin Yourself
An excursion of musical wonderment joining the dots between Kraut, Baltimore Club, House, Indie, Electro, Outsider Pop, Disco, Cosmic Nonsense and forgotten gems – 9pm till 2am / free before 10pm / £2 after

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Saturday 23rd – Friends in Common with Elliot Dobbs (Naïve Melody)
We invite our favourite friends to play their favourite records. Expect to hear music you never knew you liked. Pop music played with sense and sensibility, country with soul, and maybe something that will make you dance. We hope you enjoy it as much as us! – 9pm till 2am / free before 10pm / £2 after

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Wednesday 27th – Pull Yourself Together
The best indie-pop fanzine and club night in Manchester, zines + pop music + you = FUN! Expect to hear the likes of Sky Larkin, Belle and Sebastian, Serge Gainsbourg, Hefner, Casiotone for the Painfully Alone, Los Campesinos!, The Postal Service and many more delights – 8pm till midnight / free

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Thursday 28th – Stop Making Sense
Chasing the vibe dragon down the rabbit hole of genre. Summing the beat daemon with the wonky Ouija Board. A weekly séance with the kings of pop featuring Mr Seb Valentine, Benatronic & Luke Warm – 9pm till 2am / free

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Friday 29th – Frietags with Mat Payne
An excursion of musical wonderment joining the dots between Kraut, Baltimore Club, House, Indie, Electro, Outsider Pop, Disco, Cosmic Nonsense and forgotten gems – 9pm till 2am / free before 10pm / £2 after

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10% off food and drink all day every day (T&C apply) with your shiny orange card

Haven’t got a card? Join us www.aplacecalledcommon.co.uk or sign up behind the bar.  Follow our fun filled ways – twitter.com/common_bar

 

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