From the Entertainment Archives
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14th Mar The demand for Manchester’s biggest Summer Music Festival shows no sign of stopping. With tickets now sold out on the Saturday (7 June), the final few tickets are being snapped up for the Sunday of this year’s Parklife Weekender Festival. The two day event, which is once again taking place at Heaton Park, sees a […]
10th Mar Such is Jack Whitehall’s popularity at the moment that the thousands who descended to see him in action last Saturday were brought to a complete stand-still. Entrances were that congested that a delay of almost half an hour was added to the initial proceedings until the majority of the audience made it to their seats. […]
8th Mar The Annual Pancake Toss in Ashton raising money for the Mayor of Tameside’s Charity Appeal was back in force. Tameside Reporter and Tameside Radio’s Mark Frost and Becky Cahill attempted to build on the long tradition of the reporter winning the competition…. see the video below.
7th Mar “I wish it was a Saturday night,” someone muttered on the approach to the iconic Grade-II listed Ritz last Wednesday night. And after stepping onto the stage with all of their usual vigour and verve, Jon McClure and Co certainly got the memo. Touring their new album ‘Thirty Two’ – the age of Lead Singer […]
3rd Mar When you see some of Manchester’s finest current musicians excitedly anticipating a band whose debut album has been out for less than a month, then the expectations are immediately set pretty high. And for a band that had little over an hour to impress, their psychedelic indie-rock style captivated from the start. Breaking into ‘Colours […]
13th Feb Tameside Radio are pleased to announce a new show on the airwaves, starting this Sunday 16th  February our very own John Mercer will be bringing you Late Night Love Song’s between 11pm and 1am every Sunday   John who has been an integral part of Tameside tonight, The Matinee and previously Sunday Breakfast Presenter is […]
6th Feb -May contain spoilers for upcoming TNA wrestling broadcasts Wrestling fans were treated to a night of enormous proportions last Friday (31 January) as the TNA: Maximum Impact tour pulled up at Manchester’s Phones4U Arena. For those whose knowledge was as little as mine before last Fridays event, TNA equates to Total Non-Stop Action. And following a […]
4th Dec A new and unique media company combining Tameside Radio 103.6FM, Tameside Reporter and Glossop Chronicle is launched today. Quest Media Network brings both companies together as one to provide a totally new and unrivalled mix of local news, entertainment and information to all of the communities across Tameside and Glossop. It will provide a unique […]
3rd Dec   If you look hard enough, there is always a first of its kind in any moment and as the Barenaked Ladies (BNL) kicked off their UK tour in Manchester last week that moment arrived in its entirety. For in the midst of the Academy’s fairly crowded front section was a young chap glued to his […]
25th Nov “It’s going to be loud,” commented a passer-by just before I entered the marvellous and sound soaking 02 Apollo last week. In actual fact, the Pixies are much more than just loud, and much more than masters of a set-list. A mammoth 39 songs might sound like a long-haul gig, but with the ferocity in […]