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France's top psychedelic rock duo, Aquaserge

Psychedelic Rock Duo Aquaserge to take the Continental stage

Aquaserge, a french psychedelic rock duo, are coming to The Continental later this month. Aquaserge have been a part of the revival of the psychedelic genre in France and will be sharing the stage with two local bands. Lancaster-based Three Dimensional Tanx and Preston’s own The Consciousness Collective will be taking to the stage on Sunday May 24 with Aquaserge headlining the event. Aquaserge formed […]

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The Nightingales to return to the New Continental

The Nightingales will return to the New Continental on May 20. The post rock band, who were heavily touted by John Peel, can count Stewart Lee and Phil Jupitus amongst their fans. They will be support on the night by cult anti-comedian Ted Chippington as well as an opening set from heavily-tipped Manchester band Sweet Deals on Surgery. Tickets will cost £7 ahead of the […]

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Helen Taylor participating in the sponsored skydive for the Smiling Alice Appeal

‘An evening of Song’ to be held for the Smiling Alice Appeal

‘An evening of Song’ is set to be hosted at The Continental, as part of the fundraising mission for the Smiling Alice Appeal. The event on June 4 will feature performances by two classically trained opera singers from the Royal Northern College of Music and they will be joined by a trained pianist. Classical compositions and other melodic genres can be expected from the entertainment throughout the […]

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geopace harlequins Ed Tudor Pole

80’s star Ed Tudor Pole to perform at New Continental

The New Continental deliver yet another night of live music, this time with punk royalty Ed Tudor Pole. The 80’s musician and film star known for performing the title track and Who Killed Bambi in the Sex Pistols film, The Great Rock n’ Roll Swindle is concentrating on touring as a solo artist, despite successes with Tenpole Tudor who secured chart hits with Swords of […]

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New Continental host 7″ Social on Record Store Day

They Eat Culture will celebrate Record Store Day with a 7” Social evening at the New Continental. The event held on Saturday April 18 encourages people to bring in seven inch vinyl records, new and old to “explore the joy” of vinyl records in honour of the day. Daniel Ryan, a local DJ will be playing the records from a variety of genres that people […]

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Jon Gomm will be performing at The Continental on Easter Sunday

They Eat Culture to host Jon Gomm at The Continental

They Eat Culture are introducing virtual virtuoso guitarist Jon Gomm to The Continental, as a part of their festival of events held there. Along with guests Jason Singh and Jaydev Mistry, Jon will use one acoustic guitar to create drum sounds, basslines and twist melodies all at once. He will also incorporate songwriting and his soulful singing into the performance, and pins his influences on […]

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