Joshua Brooks, on the corner of Charles and Princess Street, began life in 1993, and was quickly established as one of Manchester's prime nightspots.
This is when the Chemical Brothers (then known as Dust Brothers) began their first residency at the club, and have gone on to become global superstars.
Copious amounts of upcoming and established DJs and bands have since played within the basement's bricked walls.
2010 saw a lot of change at the venue, having had a complete refurb and brand new soundsystem installed as well as a whole host of clubnights joining, meaning there will be something on every night of the week, catering for all musical tastes. By the end of the year, CityLife (Manchester Evening News) named us their BEST VENUE!
The name "Joshua Brooks", derives from a Victorian novel called The Manchester Man, written by Mrs G. Linnaeus Banks in 1876 (google it).
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BEST VENUE - CityLife 2010 Website / www.joshuabrooks.co.uk Email / firstname.lastname@example.org Upcoming events at Joshua Brooks
Fri, 13 Dec 2013
URULU, STEVE HUERTA, TRANSMISSION COLLECTIVE (MARU, KAHWE, OLSEN),, four20 residents, JAND..
Sat, 14 Dec 2013
Origins Sound, Lucas Christiano, Grizzle, Yakss
Sat, 21 Dec 2013
Tue, 31 Dec 2013
MJ COLE, ORIS JAY/DARQWAN, ROii, KAPICHE, CASSINI DJ's
Fri, 31 Jan 2014
Boddika, Angus Jefford, Perry Louis, WIllow, Alex Lewis, Andis Kuzmins, Anton Fitz
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Events in 2013
Fri, 29 Nov 2013 Lean 002 with Mickey Pearce & Chunky (DJ SET) Sat, 23 Nov 2013 Jonas Rathsman [French Express] - a Jbxjb Production Fri, 22 Nov 2013 Meat Free Party #3 Thu, 21 Nov 2013 Bank presents: The Clouded Vision Experiment with Matt Walsh & Eskimo Twins Thu, 14 Nov 2013 Revolve / MCR 002 / Kry Wolf vs. Revolve DJs Fri, 8 Nov 2013 Hi Ku 1st Birthday - Onra - Live & DJ Fri, 1 Nov 2013 O P T I C presents... Gary Beck Fri, 25 Oct 2013 Big Fist presents Tom Flynn Thu, 24 Oct 2013 Bank & Kids Nowadays present: Romare (Live) Special Guests Sat, 19 Oct 2013 Modu.Late with Funk D'void & Parallel Paradox Sat, 12 Oct 2013 Abode Musique - Oliver Lang Thu, 10 Oct 2013 Bump Resident Party Fri, 4 Oct 2013 O P T I C Thu, 3 Oct 2013 Coded Rhythm Birthday Bash Feat. Karma Kid & Armeria Fri, 27 Sep 2013 Lean 001 with Zed Bias, Maddslinky & Randomer Thu, 26 Sep 2013 Bank: Leftside Wobble's Cosmic Adventure Paradise Disco Spaceship Sat, 21 Sep 2013 Dry Hump Fri, 20 Sep 2013 Heavy Rain with Wen Funk Butcher & Residents Fri, 6 Sep 2013 Dirty Analogue with Ion Ludwig - Live & Life Recorder Fri, 30 Aug 2013 Cassini Showcase Sun, 25 Aug 2013 Hot Air IV with Walton Fri, 23 Aug 2013 Revolve / MCR 001 Launch / Jwma, Tom Oakey, Yakss Fri, 16 Aug 2013 Meat Free Party at Joshua Brooks Sat, 10 Aug 2013 Drop Institute presents Gavin Herlihy & D.O.D Fri, 9 Aug 2013 Abode Musique Launch Party with Filthy Rich Fri, 26 Jul 2013 Content presents - Josh Wink 3hr set Fri, 28 Jun 2013 Content presents - Prosumer Sat, 15 Jun 2013 Dusted presents Saytek Live Sun, 9 Jun 2013 Hi Ku Sat, 8 Jun 2013 Idiosync Presents: Sat, 1 Jun 2013 Beatnik presents Phil Weeks Fri, 31 May 2013 Content presents - Session Victim & Hector Moralez Sat, 18 May 2013 Dusted presents Mr.C (Superfreq) and his Smell the Coffee Album Tour Sat, 11 May 2013 Project 13 2nd Birthday with Kevin Mcphee - Goldffinch - Visionist - Acre Fri, 10 May 2013 Process presents - Dave Clarke - 3 Hour Set Thu, 9 May 2013 Bump presents - Alex Coulton / Balmer / Fourfour / Bump DJs Sun, 5 May 2013 Idiosync with Nathan Fake live! Jacob Korn live! Morris Cowan Sat, 4 May 2013 Resonant Manchester with ANT Brooks [1605/Toolroom/GreatStuff], The Dutch Rudder Friends Thu, 2 May 2013 Hi Ku 004 - Aslan [iDioSYNC] + Black [Lost Control] Fri, 26 Apr 2013 Content presents - Octave One (Live) Thu, 25 Apr 2013 Hi Ku presents Kyle Hall 'The Boat Party' LP Launch Sat, 20 Apr 2013 Dusted presents Him_self_her Fri, 19 Apr 2013 Heavy Rain - Secret Guest [877 Records] Wayward & Residents Thu, 18 Apr 2013 Bank with Rhadow & Mikki Funk Thu, 11 Apr 2013 Bump 1st Birthday - Turbo Recordings Takeover - with Duke Dumont / Sei A / Bump DJs Sat, 6 Apr 2013 Beatnik presents System of Survival Fri, 5 Apr 2013 Process presents - Regis Sun, 31 Mar 2013 Electronique 3rd Birthday with Martin Roth & Pammin Fri, 29 Mar 2013 Content presents - Underground Paris & Brawther Thu, 28 Mar 2013 Dirty Analogue 6th Birthday with Baaz & Stephen Brown Fri, 22 Mar 2013 Photos Xpansion with Justin Robertson Thu, 21 Mar 2013 Heavy Rain with Apes & Seb Wildblood Sat, 16 Mar 2013 Dusted presents Future with Sascha Dive and Denney Fri, 15 Mar 2013 Photos Resonant Manchester with Sebastien Leger Friends Thu, 14 Mar 2013 Bump - with Residents & Special Guests Sat, 9 Mar 2013 The Wall Street Mash with OdjBox and Jamie Berry! Fri, 8 Mar 2013 Idiosync with Roman Flugel & Pedram Thu, 7 Mar 2013 Coded Rhythm £1 Party Fri, 1 Mar 2013 Red Bull Studios presents Benga Aftershow Parties Thu, 28 Feb 2013 Heavy Rain - Funk Butcher & Residents Sat, 23 Feb 2013 Limbo with Buckley, H2, 5eighty6 Fri, 22 Feb 2013 Content presents - Nicholas (Live) & Jordan Peak Thu, 21 Feb 2013 Hi Ku Sat, 16 Feb 2013 Dusted presents Inxec Fri, 15 Feb 2013 Kumasi Music Party with Dirty Channels, S.K.A.M, Kreature, Matt Fear Thu, 14 Feb 2013 Bump - Valentines Day Special - with IAN Blevins / Kitt Proudfoot / Cway / RYK WI Sat, 9 Feb 2013 Process / Manchester Launch Night Fri, 8 Feb 2013 Idiosync 3rd Birthday Party with Audiofly & Fabio Gianelli Thu, 7 Feb 2013 Coded Rhythm presents: Audiojack & Kevin Knapp Fri, 1 Feb 2013 Chow Down Pre-Birthday/Post-Exams Bash Thu, 31 Jan 2013 Heavy Rain - My Nu Leng Residents Sat, 26 Jan 2013 Limbo with Kastil, H2, 5eighty6 +++ Sat, 19 Jan 2013 Photos Resonant Manchester with Prok & Fitch [Floorplay], The Dutch Rudder and Friends Fri, 18 Jan 2013 Project 13 with Darling Farah (Live) - Eleven8 - Versa Fri, 11 Jan 2013 Idiosync with Tony Lionni & Pete Dafeet Tue, 1 Jan 2013 Sleepless Launch Party with Ralph Lawson