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REVIEW: UB40 @ Manchester O2 Apollo

Since their 80’s heyday, UB40 have performed on stages up and down the UK millions of times and it seems that they have certainly perfected their set as we see them at Manchester’s O2 Apollo. Waiting for the band to come on, crowds flooded the venue, with a variety of ages eagerly waiting for the… Continue reading REVIEW: UB40 @ Manchester O2 Apollo

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Winterlast bring your festive film favourites to Manchester for FREE this December

Looking for a place in Manchester where you can watch your favourite festive films, but don’t want to fork out a load of money in the meantime? Look no further than Winterlast, NOMA in Manchester’s Sadler’s Yard… The glowing pop-up shed located behind Manchester Victoria station and in the NOMA development is the perfect place to enjoy… Continue reading Winterlast bring your festive film favourites to Manchester for FREE this December

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Brian McFadden: ‘I am pretty much a Manchester boy!’

Here at VIVA we are versatile with our taste in music and when we were offered to interview Westlife’s Brian McFadden we jumped at the chance (and no we are not sorry!) After leaving the band in 2004 at the height of their success to focus on his family, Brian went on to release songs… Continue reading Brian McFadden: ‘I am pretty much a Manchester boy!’

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ALEEM: Meet the rising American pop artist who is supporting Little Mix on their UK arena tour!

As one of the most successful female acts in contemporary British popular culture, Little Mix have secured a Brit Award, two MTV European Music Award’s and two Glamour Awards since they shot to fame after winning the X Factor in 2011. The girls are kicking off their UK arena tour tonight at Liverpool Echo Arena,… Continue reading ALEEM: Meet the rising American pop artist who is supporting Little Mix on their UK arena tour!

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Solardo: ‘Parklife was one of our favourite shows to date’

AFTER being crowned as DJ Mag Best Breakthrough Act of 2016 and Resident Advisors top 100 DJ’s list, it was no surprise that it was hard to pin down Manchester DJ duo Solardo for a little chat.When we did finally catch up with Mark Richards & James Eliot it was refreshing to see that the boys are still… Continue reading Solardo: ‘Parklife was one of our favourite shows to date’

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‘I love Manchester, it’s got such a rich musical history’

WHEN we went to sit down with Monki (real name Lucy Monkman), at Parklife festival we couldn’t get over how chatty and easy to talk to the young DJ was! The 25 year old from London, is no stranger to interviews though, being a Radio 1 presenter herself with her own show, she was more… Continue reading ‘I love Manchester, it’s got such a rich musical history’

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INTERVIEW: Local DJ Melé Talks Parklife, Career and His Unique Sound

WITH a distinguished sound of Brazillian beats, transatlantic hip hop and classic house music, Melé aka Krissy has the support of some of the biggest names on the DJ scene. Starting at the age of 13, the DJ has perfected his skills and is set to release even more music under Eats Everthing’s Edible label,… Continue reading INTERVIEW: Local DJ Melé Talks Parklife, Career and His Unique Sound