(so much to answer for)
Sadly during our recent visit to Manchester we missed The Fall by two days, but that's life.
But I did get to see some of the original footage taken by Howard Devoto of the second Sex Pistols gig (on July 20th 1977) at the Free Trade Hall, as part of the inaugral Manchester International Festival.
Here are some of the excellent bands who have come from Manchester, check out the links to find some tunes and more information.
John Cooper Clarke
Badly Drawn Boy
Perhaps the best song to ever come out of Manchester?
Do you like these tunes? Then why not support the artists (and my blogging habit) by buying some music. Check out these links:-