"Manchester's musical heritage is as famous as any part of its history and culture. The Bee Gees, The Buzzcocks, The Fall, New Order, The Smiths, Simply Red, The Stone Roses Happy Mondays, Oasis any many many more, have all come from here and gone on to become world famous. But for every big name there has always been 20 smaller bands gigging away full of characters, untold stories and hope."

Featuring CP Lee writer and broadcaster, Tosh Ryan mogul, musician and legend, Garfield Allen Artistic Director, green room, Benji Reid hip hop tragedian and former world body popping champion, Eleanor Roberts archivist, Bridgewater Hall

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