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Review of Soul Town w/ Martha Reeves & The Vandellas

Overall rating: 1.5

Terrible Night! Venue change caused a nightmare! Very Very Disappointed

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Review of Soul Town w/ Martha Reeves & The Vandellas

Overall rating: 2 Verified review

Venue was overcrowded, too hot, long queue for toilets and bar, dance floor littered with cans, plastic cups, beer. Totally unfit for a northern soul night. Changing the venue at last minute and not offering the option of a refund is not acceptable. Won't be using skiddle again!

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Would you recommended: No

Review of Soul Town w/ Martha Reeves & The Vandellas

Overall rating: 1.5 Verified review

Absolutely terrible !! Venue changed without notification! New venue far too small for the number of tickets sold. Martha Reeves couldn't hold a note very poor singing. I really want my money back, my friend has a fear of crowded places so she could not go into the room where it was held. There was no air conditioning which made it unbearable. If there had been a fire it would have been impossible to get out safely.

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Would you recommended: No

Review of Soul Town w/ Martha Reeves & The Vandellas

Overall rating: 2.5 Verified review

Absolute disaster, dangerously overcrowded when live act on, no control on numbers in the main room so ended up a solid mass of people just adding more and more at the back. Venue insisted not over capacity (yet security where "checking as concerned"), never seen anything so poorly managed. Checks were not taking place from bar to club, people just walking in off street Yet capacity is for all areas according to the manager (yet car open to public and upstairs closed). Left as nowhere to see the show, then even after a huge amount if people leaving at 10.15 (!) Even then there was no room to dance.. never mind northern would style. I understand it even finished at 1.30! Though I'm surprised anyone stayed, but people we spoke to had made a massive effort to travel.

If event had been left at Albert Hall, closed balcony, even wirh less peopple, it would have gone off with a bab1g and sold more 2bd time around. This was just a disaster.

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Would you recommended: No

Review of Feel The Beat presents MINISTRY OF SOUND : The Classics

Excellent

Review of Stanley Clarke

Overall rating: 4 Verified review

Great concert and nice to see Uncle Stanley back in Manchester.Only wished Stanley had more banter and anecdotes and mentioned the great George Duke🎼

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Would you recommended: Yes

Review of Stanley Clarke

Excellent..sounded absolutely amazing, lovely venue.


Review of Stanley Clarke

Overall rating: 4.5 Verified review

great place , not too big so as to loose the intimate feel. Great gig.

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Review of Stanley Clarke

Overall rating: 5 Verified review

It's not often you get to see a master of his art on the flesh.

Sometimes you watch a hero and your expectations are not fulfilled, this was 100% the opposite. Usually a great musician makes me want to burn my guitars and bases, Stanley has inspired me to work and practice harder.

The band (a four piece) two keyboards and a powerhouse drummer where also fantastic.

The night will leave memories forever in my head and heart, thanks Stanley/guys.

Loved the smaller venue, it fitted the gig and created a great ambiance.

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Review of Stanley Clarke

Overall rating: 5 Verified review

Bass Legend

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Review of Stanley Clarke

Overall rating: 4 Verified review

After a strong opening it very rapidly declined into a jazz-fusion noodle-fest - three drum solos? I mean, come on... but that's just a personal thing: I've always preferred his more jazz-rock/jazz-funk stuff, of which there was very little.

The venue itself, though, was wonderful - small, intimate and unpretentious - will definitely be coming again!

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Review of Stanley Clarke

Overall rating: 4.5 Verified review

A truly memorable night! The opportunity to see Stanley Clarke in such an intimate venue was amazing. He played brilliantly and everyone was "in the moment" as he improvised with his band. A room full of bass players watching the master - epic night!

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Review of Stanley Clarke

Overall rating: 5 Verified review

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Review of Feel The Beat presents MINISTRY OF SOUND : The Classics

Overall rating: 5 Verified review

Awesome night

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Review of Feel The Beat presents MINISTRY OF SOUND : The Classics

Overall rating: 2.5 Verified review

1st venue at the Underdog was a sweat box, only lasted 30 mins. Gorilla much better, music was top draw for 1st two Djs, went steadily downhill after that. Culminating in a truly awful set from the final dj of the night Jason FUBAR.

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Would you recommended: No

Review of Feel The Beat presents MINISTRY OF SOUND : The Classics

Overall rating: 5 Verified review

Verrry good

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Review of Covert x Underground Audio - Toni Varga & OC & Verde

Overall rating: 5 Verified review

I love Covert and elrow Dj's and this event was the perfect way to kick start my weekend.
I can't wait to do it all again in the carnival next week. Grab your tickets you won't be disappointed.

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Would you recommended: Yes

Review of aarrival with Sonny Fodera, Low Steppa & MAT.JOE

Overall rating: 4 Verified review

Top night again. Bottles of water could hav been colder but apart from that...i had a good experience again.

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Review of Sanction - FREE PARTY

Overall rating: 5

Class!

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Review of Covert presents Mark Knight - All Knight Long

Overall rating: 5 Verified review

A great night. Full on house music from the master. Very sore head today. Lovely crowd too.

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