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FAIRCHILD Support Chappo @ Camden Barfly

FAIRCHILD Support Chappo @ Camden Barfly

22 May 2016 by Canvas Sounds
This one’s for all you southies who missed FAIRCHILD’s last Camden outing. The boys are delivering the goods with yet another roadtrip to London’s most seductive borough, supporting US indie rocksters, Chappo. Get on down to the Camden Barfly on May 25 and wear your finest satin boxer shorts and that rare moleskin pillbox hat you’ve been hiding from your sister. Maybe arrive fashionably early so y...
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Robbie Cavanagh Performs for OAW

Robbie Cavanagh Performs for OAW

30 May 2016 by Canvas Sounds
For OAW #7, tenor-toned, Dixie strumming songster, Robbie Cavanagh swings by Manchester’s Northern Quarter with a couple’a pretty ditties in his heart and a self-devised, surname rhyme scheme we can only assume makes him more endearing to the fiddle-playing, country-lovin’ hoedown crowds of yesteryear.   Bathed in the glow of humming house lights and his eponymous theatre marquee sign most likel...
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Lyon Apprentice Support Causes @ The Castle

11 May 2016 by Canvas Sounds
Rise and shine, pop on a revealing singlet (or 'vest', as our motherland cousins insist) and get down to The Castle in Manchester on May 17 to watch warewolf twins Lyon Apprentice do their 'who's bett...
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Lyon Apprentice Perform For OAW

07 Apr 2016 by Canvas Sounds
For OAW #6 bewhiskered brothers Lyon Apprentice grace a music store showroom floor with a tandem duet on a shiny grand piano way out of their skill or price range. Looking as though they’ve halfway re...
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from the diary...

Chasing the Dream

25 Jan 2016 by Patchy
Just under a year ago, a group of guys from the warm and sunny Gold Coast thought it would be a fantastic idea to give up all the stability and security provided by our homes and careers and move to t...
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5 Important Things to Know Before Working at The Royal London Hospital

14 Jan 2016 by Adam Lyons
I had already made up my mind that I wasn’t a big fan of London. So when I rolled into Euston station on a Sunday night with a pocket full of change and the looming prospect of starting a new job ...
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30 Nov 2015 by Canvas Sounds
This is how it feels to be one of eleven uprooted Aussies hunting the elusive rock and roll dream in Manchester. For the better part of a year we’ve made music, partied hard and built new lives in the...
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Special things come to those that wait. So check out #OAW number 7 with the baby faced @passthemanual. He performs brand new track 'Role Reverse' and whispers sweet nothings with a delicate cover of @davidbowie 'Life On Mars?' Lock up your girlfriends and your daughters. Link in the bio #onawhim #thecastlehotel #manchester #mcr #robbiecavanaugh #livemusic #davidbowie #acoustic #texas #taylorswift
#TBT snap shot of the 3 Lyons brothers circa '92, when they still enjoyed doing normal life things like laughing and chatting about the ninja turtles. Pick the names and ages from left to right and when a prize x
Many laughs shared shooting the latest with local lover @passthemanual yesterday. Key topics: The Lion King, British soaps, the self progression of being cool and Tara. Big ups to the @castlehotel for hosting us, @whatdomsees and @runahband for audience participation and @timvoetenofficial for all the pimp angles x
We'll be hitting #dottodot #manchester with the @canvassounds trifecta ☝🏻️☝🏻☝🏻 gear up for @iamcalanmai + @lyon_apprentice + @wearefairchild all playing Friday May 27 !! For ticket info head to the blog ✌🏻️ #music #instamusic #lyonapprentice #calanmai #fairchild #festival #trifecta #MCR #manchestermusic #manchesterfestival #boysboysboys