Featuring: Frantic Elevators, Manicured Noise, Jon the Postman, The Things, The Smirks, The Distractions.
Contributors: Andy Zero, Martin X, Godzilla, Kev.
Offices: Russell Club, Royce Road, Hulme, Manchester
LATE NEWS:Z:- LUDUS have signed to Richard (Buzzcocks) Boon’s New Hormon management. They have been supporting The Buzzcocks on their current tour. MANICURED NOISE are another manchester band currently on a national tour –supporting The Pop Group and ATV.
CITY FUN records is still trying to get it’s [obscured] band sorted out. There will be a benefit for City Fun on Musicians Collective night tues 15x th May at Band On The Wall.
CITY FUN: BACK ISSUES:- 10p + stamped addressed envelope No’s 1-4 available. Missed from the ‘editorial’ :- thanks to Irene, Donna, Sheryl, Jon the Postman and the people whove helped with selling in the russel club.
CITY FUN is hoping to find a regular printers and then become fortnightly. (believe it when you see it!!). This issue would have been out a week ago were it not for printing fuck-ups. As it is there are 3 pages missing. They will be in the next issue. City Fun is printed and published by City Fun. Everything in it is copy-right. If your skint or dont have much money print what you want. If your rich, IPC magazines, CBS, Spotlight Publications etc we want some cash and to be contacted beforehand.
Manchester Musicians Collective L.P. –on Object Music should be released at the end of april. Featuring 11 bands:- FAST CARS, FIREPLACE, MANCHESTER MEKON, I.Q. ZERO, PROPERTY OF…, SLIGHT SECONDS, FT INDEX, PICTURE CHORDS, GROW UP, THE VIBRANT THIGH and one other band who’s name i don’t yet know.
T.J.M. records have just signed DIRECT HITS. and are making approaches to PRIVATE SECTOR. Street rumour has it that anyone who Knows someone who once saw a guitar is now on TJM. Should find out exactly who’s on TJM for the next issue (if you care!!).
GIG GUIDE (IN case your copy has a dud page) ALSO SEE RUSSEL CLUB ADVERT.
APRIL 7th: The Factory: THE DAMNED : ARMED FORCE
Tues April 10th: The Factory, REGGAE SOUND SYSTEMS
“”” “ :Band On The Wall, THE THINGS, 58TH VARIETY, SLIGHT SECONDS
Thurs “ 12th:The Factory, ZYCLON B, SECTION 25, FINAL SOLOUTION
Fr “ 13th: “ “, DOLL BY DOLL, TOYAH
“” “ Blackburn Lamp Club, THE VIBRANT THIGH, RARE DEVICE
Sat “” 14th: The Factory, CRASS, A CERTAIN RATIO, POISON GIRLS
Sun “” 15th: THE APPOLLO, J.J. BURNEL
Mon “” 16th: The Factory, ALPHA OMEGA – Sound System
Thurs “” 19th: “” “”, SPHERICAL OBJECTS, RARE DEVICE, VIBRANT THIGH, PROPERTY OF…
Fri “” 20th: “” “”, IGGY POP, THE ZONES
“ “” “”, Middleton Civic Hall, THE PASSAGE(??), VIBRANT THIGH, RARE DEVICE
Sat “ 21st: The Factory, JOHN OTWAY
Tues “ 24th, The Factory, REGGAE SOUND SYSTEMS
“ “ “ “, Band On The Wall, THE TUNES, RARE DEVICE, THE VIBRANT THIGH
Weds “ 25th, The Factory, SWELL MAPS, FIREPLACE
MON “ 23rd, The Appollo, MAGAZINE
FRI “ 27th, The Factory, THE FALL, PREFECTS
SAT “ 28th, M/Chester Polytechnic, XTC
TUES MAY 3rd (Election Day), The Factory, ELECTION DAY SPECIAL
FRI “ 4th, The Factory, THE MEMBERS, ED BANGER
SAT” 5th, “ “, THE UNDERTONES
FOR FREE ENTRY IN GIG LISTINGS PHONE NEIL ON )061-440-8452
THE VIBRANT THIGH:- for details, bookings etc. contact MARK HOYLE 061-643-2342
SEVENTH ANGEL are looking for a progressive keyboard player, please contact Ash or Frank (061-740-0167) or Laurence Hepworth (061-740-9283)
INEVITABLE MARCH OF PROGRESS need a drummer (must have own kit) next wave music contact Paul 15 hooley Range, Heaton Moor, Stockport.
LEAVE ANY MESSAGES c/o THE RUSSEL CLUB, ROYCE ROAD, HULME. THE BACK OF THIS IS [peters out before end of page]