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Sounds From the Other City 2015 / Sunday 3rd May

The battle of Bexley Square: Salford unemployed workers’ demonstration – “DOWN! DOWN! DOWN WITH THE NATIONAL STARVATION GOVERNMENT! DOWN! DOWN! DOWN WITH THE CUTS! DOWN! DOWN! DOWN! WITH THE MEANS TEST!” – On October 1, 1931, ten thousand unemployed men and women marched through Salford’s streets to the town hall in Bexley Square (now being converted into a set of flats?!?) The demonstration turned violent [...]

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We are TEN! / Special gigs and compilations unleashed

It’s our birthday, it’s our birthday, it’s our birthday, it’s our birthday, it’s our birthday, it’s our birthday, it’s our birthday, it’s our birthday, it’s our birthday, it’s our birthday… We are one whole decade old, yea to us! Ten years on and we are super proud return to our spiritual home (Fuel Cafe) THIS Saturday for a one-off show to celebrate the live night [...]

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Opening up the archives / Red Deer Club Volume 1 – 5

It’s our tenth birthday, so here’s a present to you ALL. For the very first time we have uploaded all five Red Deer compilations, featuring mainly exclusive tracks and live recordings, here is our history and how we started out. ENJOY our birthday, WE ARE TEN!   Volume 1 Volume 2 Volume 3 Volume 4 Volume 5

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New Literature Thieves material – King of Cups / Rain

Manchester based folk-pop trio, Literature Thieves are proud to release their newest single King of Cups / Rain, a double A-side that sounds like the taste of whiskey under a full moon. Since the release of their debut EP ‘Moon Stories from the Glass Mountain’ the group have had a busy year of successful gigs, house shows, festivals and soap star cameos, singing at an [...]

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Competition, Diffidence and Glory – Songs For Walter FREE download

Songs For Walter aka Laurie Hulme is back with another slice of folk pop, this time armed with a banjo and a story about his Grandfathers philosophy, communism and constitutional stance about Laurie changing his university course to politics. The title is taken from the philosopher Thomas Hobbe’s ‘Leviathan’ of which Laurie studied during his time at university. Hobbes says that ‘ungoverned man would be [...]

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Sara Lowes / Debuts new material on 6 Music

The prolific Sara Lowes debuted new material from her forthcoming album on Marc Riley’s 6 Music show on Tuesday 4th February at 7pm - you can listen HERE We are pleased to announce Sara’s new album ‘The Joy Of Waiting’ will be released early summer on double vinyl, CD and download. Proceeded by a new single in March. Plenty more news about the new material soon, meanwhile [...]

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Red Deer Club x Trove x Festive Folk Pizza Night

We are back at one of favourite venues in South Manchester. Trove is one of those places where you just feel at home, super relaxed vibe, great coffee, freshly baked bread, lovely food and now with the addition of Red Deer Club. A match made in heaven. On Sunday 8th December we will be hosting a Festive Folk Pizza night featuring Literature Thieves + special [...]

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FREE download – Songs For Walter – ‘Nick’s Song’

Laurie Hulme’s alter ego, Songs For Walter is back with Nick’s Song, a sly nod to one of the greatest songwriters of all time. This latest release is a non-album track, available as a free download via soundlcloud and the Red Deer Club website. Building a momentum to release a free single ‘every so often’, Laurie is considerately growing a steady following leading up to [...]

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Red Deer Club BBQ / Saturday 24th August

We return to The Beagle for another dose of all day action from four amazing bands and a roster of esteemed DJS, all for free. Food will be supplied by Guerrilla Eats. Saturday 24th August / 1pm – late (Free entry) The Beagle, 456 Wilmslow Rd, Chorlton, Manchester LIVE : Racing Glaciers – A 5 piece band from Macclesfield, UK. They seem to write music [...]

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Sara Lowes / 6 Music ‘Take Over’ (of sorts)

To celebrate the success of Sara’s current release ‘All For The Dream (With The Means Of A Well Planned Getaway)’ she has been invited on Radcliffe and Maconie 6 Music show for a little bit of a chat about her music PLUS a live session with Marc Riley! On Monday 29th July Sara will be ‘fresh’ from the Cloudspotting Festival and will be chatting live [...]