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Night and Day claimant: I don't want the venue shut down

The resident at the centre of a row over a Manchester music venue says the does not want the venue closed down.

The man, who doesn't want to be named, told the Manchester Evening News:

"We have lived in flats around the city centre for three years and we love the shops, bars and nightlife in Manchester. We knew when we moved next to Night and Day that we would hear music, but we didn't expect the excessive noises we've heard.

"We've had pictures fall off the wall because the bass was so loud."

The resident lives with his partner at the flat told and the M.E.N. that council environmental health officers visited last Friday and Saturday night.

The council's team issued the abatement order after hearing the music from the venue.

He added:

"I've tried my utmost to work with the bar and communicate with them, but they just keep saying 'we have been here for a long time' and say I should move out. I want to make it clear that we don't want them to close down".

Manchester music venue could face closure over noise complaint

The Night & Day Cafe Credit: Night & Day Facebook page

An iconic Manchester gig venue could face closure, after a neighbour complained that it was too noisy.

The Night and Day Cafe has helped launch the careers of the likes of Elbow, and owners fear turning the music down will put bands off playing at the venue.

Gareth Butterworth, the venue’s in-house promoter and booker, told the Manchester Evening News that the notice has been issued after one resident who moved nearby less than a year ago complained to the town hall about noise levels.

A petition has been launched at and now has more than 35,000 signatures. The venue will continue to put on shows while it challenges the order.


Fan "quits" music habit after buying 1000th album

Roy Jackson surrounded by his collection Credit: ITV

A music fan says he'll never buy another record, after buying every No.1 album for the past 20 years.

Roy Jackson, from Manchester, has "quit" his musical habit after buying Robbie Williams' latest release - the 1000th addition to his collection.

Roy's albums have been his passion Credit: ITV

Liverpool International Jazz Festival is back for a second year

Liverpool's Lord Mayor, Cllr Gary Millar with jazz band White Canvas. Credit: David Munn

The organisers of the Liverpool Jazz Festival have officially launched it's 2014 line-up.

Four new acts are confirmed for next February's event - The Weave,** a collection of some of Liverpool’s most established jazz musicians; acclaimed jazz pianist Jamil Sheriff;** ACV, an experimental contemporary jazz quintet **and classic and contemporary sax quartet HSQ.


Australian Pink Floyd to headline Jodrell Bank

Australian Pink Floyd will headline the first night of Transmission Credit: PA Images

Jodrell Bank is gearing up for a massive weekend of music as the Transmission gigs are held in the shadow of the famous Lovell telescope.

The Australian Pink Floyd will headline this evening, supported by Hawkwind. For more head to the Transmission website.

Hawkwind will also play the event Credit: PA Images
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