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Rainband acoustic performance supports The Christie specialist cancer centre in Manchester.

We’re delighted to be performing to raise funds for the Complementary Therapy service for patients at The Christie, a specialist cancer centre in Manchester.

The event is being held at The Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel on March 9th where a charity auction will be held and guests will enjoy a three course meal, dancing, and entertainment from Rowetta, The Rainband and a DJ until 1am.

For more information visit http://www.christie.nhs.uk/the-christie-charity/news-press-office/2013/210213.aspx

The Christie masked ball

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The Rainband live at The Grand. Saturday, 23rd February 2013

The Grand Clitheroe

The Rainband perform new material from their debut album recording sessions, with a performance at the iconic Grand Theatre, Clitheroe. Ticket details are below.

The Rainband
The Grand, Clitheroe
Saturday, 23rd February 2013 19:00
Tickets:  £8.00

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The Rainband play the Manchester Motorcycle Show at Manchester Central Arena

Over the weekend of January 12/13th The Rainband will headline Manchester Central (formally GMEX) during the annual Manchester Motorcycle Show. The band will play 2 slots on both Saturday and Sunday at 11am and 2pm.

The Manchester Motorcycle Show is the way to ride into 2013. See all the fantastic new models from the major manufacturers, loads of modern bikes and scooters as well as some stunning classics from yesteryear.

Click here for tickets and information

Manchester Motorcycle Show


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See The Rainband at the HMV Ritz, Manchester. Limited availability on tickets

The Rainband play their final show of 2012 in their home city of Manchester at the iconic HMV Ritz. The gig will be a celebration to a great year all round for the band having scored their first Top Ten hit with Rise Again in both the UK alternative charts, and Italy’s iTunes and Virgin charts. 2013 promises to be a momentous year also with the release of their debut album which will be showcased at this show.

Support comes from Slydigs and Within who are both tipped for great things in 2013. There are still a limited number of tickets remaining from various outlets. Email tickets@therainband.co.uk or click here to purchase from ticketmaster

The Rainband HMV Ritz Manchester

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Homecoming gig announced at the HMV Ritz Manchester for The Rainband

We’re pleased to announce the band will play their final show of a fantastic year at the HMV Ritz Manchester, on Saturday 22nd December. Some very special guests will be in attendance both on and off the stage! Watch this space…

For tickets and information please visit the link below.


The Rainband HMV Ritz

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Rise Again hits number 16 in Virgin Radio Italy charts

Following the band’s recent tour of Italy, including an exclusive acoustic session and interview on Virgin Radio Milan we’re delighted to announce that Rise Again went in at number 16.


Rise Again charts on Virgin Radio Italy

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Auction up to 7,350 euros for Simoncelli custom Fender Stratocaster signed by MotoGP riders

The ebay auction began last week for the custom built Fender Stratocaster finished in Marco Simoncelli SuperSic 58 colours. The guitar has been a mainstay during The Rainband’s recent tours over the summer. Signed by all the current MotoGP riders including Valentino Rossi, the guitar is going to raise a substantial amount for the Marco Simoncelli Foundation charity. At the time of writing there are still 4 days of bidding to go so it’s not too late to get your hands on this truly unique piece of motor-sport and music memorabilia.


Spirit of Marco Simoncelli guitar