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Thursday, May 17, 2012

News round-up

A few of the sites that have picked up the news of the gig at the Kings Arms on 31st August.

First of all, the Cerysmatic Factory blog, hisotry and archive of Factory Records:

The Distractions live  |  End of the Pier Show

An Occultation event featuring The Distractions, Factory Star and The June Brides at the King's Arms in Salford, Manchester, on Friday 31 August 2012.

Tickets priced GBP 12.00 in advance (15.00 on the door) on sale now at kingsarmsalford.com.

The King's Arms
11 Bloom Street
Salford M3 6AN


Paul Pledger at AllGigs:

The Distractions
British punk rock/power pop quintet from Manchester originally formed in 1975, but disbanded in 1981. They reformed in 2010.  Releases include the debut-album "Nobody's Perfect" in 1980, plus singles "Time Goes By So Slow", "It Doesn't Bother Me" and the 2010 comeback EP, "Black Velvet".

The Distractions, Factory Star, June Brides at The Kings Arms on Friday 31st Aug 2012 (£12.00).


SongKick concerts site:

Friday 31 August 2012 

The Distractions


11 Bloom Street
Off Chapel Street
Salford  M3 6AN 



The Distractions live @ King's Arms Salford

The Distractions will play their first gig since the mid-Nineties on Friday 31 August 2012 at the King's Arms in Salford with Occultation Recordings label mates Factory Star and The June Brides. Original members of The Distractions Mike Finney and Steve Perrin will be joined by new recruits. A London date for Saturday 1 September is also planned. Ticket details to follow. -- The King's Arms 11 Bloom Street Salford, M3 6AN More info at distractionsnothing.



The Distractions /Factory Star /The June Brides


Kings Arms, Salford, Salford, United Kingdom on Aug 31, 2012 7:30 PM


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