Monday, February 04, 2008

Clubbing in Manchester 1984

From i-D magazine, no.21. December 1984/January 1985, Manchester listings by Wiganovski:

Berlin, King Street: Ballroom Blitz every thursday, adm.75p for members. 15 years of glitter from Bolan to Bauhaus, all drinks 60p till 10.30. Friday House Of Noise, the ultimate dimension in terror! Subversive and underground classics from the last decade.

Cloud-Nine, 15 Cross St: Sats, Alternative party night, Alan Maskell & Dave Booth DJ. Wed &: Thurs bands and disco, only £1.

The Ritz, Whitworth St, round the corner from Oxford Rd station. Monday night.
Archway 66 Whitworth St West, Mon-Sat 10-3 (bar to 2am) Hi tech, macho men and trendies. Tues: men only, free membership with UB40.

Heroes. Ridgefield St, off John Dalton St. Wed-Sat 10-2, Sunday 9.30-2 (special sunday membership). Thursday (Powerhouse) mixed. Other nights mainly men and mainly High HRG.

Jilly’s Rock Club, 650 Oxford St Manchester. Fri &: Sat rock music 8-2. Alternative night every Thursday 60p admission, drinks 60p.

Hacienda, 11-13 Whitworth St West. Fridays when no gigs adm.50p before 11pm, most drinks 60p, special offers on cocktails. Tues: l hometown gig.

Band on the Wall, 25 Swan Street, live music 6 nights a week.

See also 1984 clubbing in London, Luton and Sheffield


Anonymous said...

yeah lol cloud nine and the berlin haha memories!

Anonymous said... nine, nat roberts, darren the drag queen, dave kirkwood,what great memories, great laughs, bad hangovers. love to you all. Clairabell

Bren said...

Berlin did it not become the Asylum
Cloud nine good god seems to me the clientele were on the over the top posers.Then there was the club with the bronking horse thingy near the town hall

Bren said...

Devilles if I remember rihjly had the bronco.Cloud 9 yep agree