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Upcoming shows: Mr Ben & The Bens... Heartless Bastards... Alice Boman... Skinny Lister... Brown Brogues... Jesca Hoop... Old Sea Brigade... Rachael Dadd... The Happy Soul... James Yorkston & Nina Persson... Stars... Siv Jakobsen... Weyes Blood... Jesse Malin + Tommy Stinson... Coruja Jones... Rozi Plain... Sweet Baboo... Kerala Dust... Will Sheff / Okkervil River... SLUG... Beans on Toast... Honey Harper... The Dream Syndicate... Rachel Baiman... Joshua Burnside... His Lordship... Unthank : Smith... Ailbhe Reddy... Neil Cowley... The Beths...

When: 10.00pm on Saturday 3 May 2008
Where: Charlie’s, 2 Harter Street, Manchester M1 6HY

Part of a Los Angeles movement that spawned No Age, Mika Miko and the Mae Shi, HEALTH make two-minute masterpieces ripe for the dancefloor – so much so that they need two MySpaces: noise and disco. They’ve done a split 7″ with Crystal Castles and their remix album comes out on Lovepump in May www.healthnoise.com

Formerly one half of K Recordsthe Blow, Jona Bechtolt is a musician a multimedia artist whose solo project, YACHT, provides an outlet for his fun electro-pop, site-specific visuals and trademark spine-breaking dancing. Between YACHT tours, Jona works acts such as with Devendra Banhart, Little Wings, Thanksgiving and the Microphones, and remixes for the likes of Architecture in Helsinkiwww.teamyacht.com

Charlie’s Nightclub is on Harter Street, just off Princess Street. When not hosting clubnights and gigs, it’s usually a Chinese karaoke bar.

This late-night Bank Holiday Saturday special is affiliated with Manchester’s Futuresonic Festival 2008.

Tickets available from www.wegottickets.com, www.ticketline.co.uk, www.seetickets.com, Piccadilly Box Office (easyInternetCafe, St Annes Square) and on 0161 832 111.

All shows are 18+ unless otherwise stated.

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