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Article about the closure of The Electric Circus
Artefact added : 1st October 2008
by andypic
foz Says –
i remember the electric circus with fond memories..the place changed my life. i was at the last night which saw the first performance of magazine plus great sets from many others. the last 2 nights was recorded and put onto the 10 inch lp "short circuit"
COMMENT ADDED 2nd October 2008
deadhead Says –
missed the last night but the lp was great.Remember my first visit to the circus a drones gig was new to the scene punks with green hair purple hair junping about was excellent start of something historic.didnt last long enough.long live the circus and all who sailed in her.
COMMENT ADDED 7th November 2008
foz Says –
yeah i remember my first visit...i saw the damned, the adverts and the prefects, and apart from the great bands i gained a love of punk girls....short spikey hair..fishnets...pvc......need i go on.
COMMENT ADDED 10th November 2008
deadhead Says –
not really i can relate to that the whole scene was amazing nearly every night you could travel somewhere in manchester and see a band i spent most of my nights in pips great memories.
COMMENT ADDED 11th November 2008
diversion Says –
this is an amazing website all this musical mancunian history.I have spent many a night in the circus seen many bands in the 70s god bless you all.
COMMENT ADDED 20th November 2008
I am David Says –
Magazine playing live for the first time in public at the last night of the Electric Circus was a very special event. The Prefects, Slits, Subway Sect, The Clash on the White Riot Tour also very special.
COMMENT ADDED 3rd February 2009
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