International R’n’B star Janelle Monáe put on a colourful display for the opening night of the Manchester International Music Festival at Castlefield Bowl
After finding fame as the winner of American Idol in 2005, Carrie has gone on to sell 64 million records worldwide and notch up 26 number one singles in the USA.
Since the early 70’s Lynyrd Skynyrd have re-defined the Southern Rock genre and made it their own. They have become the blueprint for 40 plus years of great live music from bands all over the world.
Rock royalty in the form of Bon Jovi brings Merseyside to a standstill as they get Anfield rocking with a hit drenched set.
Having sold millions of records worldwide, while many of their rock counterparts bring the curtain down on their lengthy careers, there seems to be no finish line in sight for metal behemoths Metallica.
50,000 fans turn up at Heaton Park to watch The Couteeners perform their biggest headline gig to date and despite the wet weather nothing was going to dampen their spirits.