The Durutti Column > Carling Apollo Manchester - Sunday 30 January 2005

A big benefit gig for the victims of the South-East Asian Tsunami was held at the Carling Apollo Manchester on Sunday 30 January 2005 and featured Elbow, I Am Kloot, The Durutti Column.

Manchester's best live music Venue has got together with it's best musicians to show our solidarity with the victims of the South-east Asian Tsunami and raise much needed funds in the process.

Love from Manchester is the brainchild of local musician John Robb and artiste manager Gary McLarnan, who have used their extensive combined contacts within the local entertainment industry to pull together an amazing bill of live music and DJs. Already confirmed are Mercury Music prize nominees Elbow, local heroes I Am Kloot, influential Factory Records veterans the Durutti Column and on the 1's and 2's Graham Massey (808 State), Andy Votel (Twisted Nerve) and The Earlies. At the time of writing some VERY major local artists are confirmed but for contractual reasons are unable to be named......

All parties involved from the artists, venue and production companies down to ticket agents are donating ALL profits to the Disasters Emergency Committee Tsunami Relief Fund.

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