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Upcoming shows: The Rural Alberta Advantage... Half Waif... Andy Shauf... Elisa... Rob Heron & The Tea Pad Orchestra... The Handsome Family... Rainbrother... Man & The Echo... Meilyr Jones... Mark Eitzel... King Salami & The Cumberland Three... Hurray for the Riff Raff... Alexis Taylor... Sinkane... Itasca... Francois and The Atlas Mountains... Haley Bonar... Jens Lekman... Pictish Trail... Jesca Hoop... Funke and the Two Tone Baby... Weyes Blood... Laetitia Sadier... The Unthanks... Happyness... Skinny Lister... Joan Shelley... C Duncan... Lowly... Jenn Grant... Angel Olsen... Nikki Lane...

The Rural Alberta Advantage

When: 7.30pm on Monday 23 January 2017 Where: Gullivers, 109 Oldham Street, Manchester, M4 1LW We’re delighted to be working with The Rural Alberta Advantage once again! The Rural Alberta Advantage‘s percussive folk songs about hometowns and heartbreak, and relentless tradition of touring have taken the trio from humble recognition amongst indie rock die-hards as ‘Canada’s best unsigned band’ […]

 

Half Waif

When: 7.30pm on Tuesday 24 January 2017 Where: The Castle Hotel, 66 Oldham Street, Manchester M4 1LE We’re delighted to be working with Half Waif for the first time! Half Waif is the project of Nandi Rose Plunkett, based in Brooklyn, New York. In the home of her Indian mother and Irish/Swiss/American father, Nandi grew up listening to a mix […]

 

Andy Shauf

When: 7.30pm on Thursday 9 February 2017 Where: Gullivers, 109 Oldham Street, Manchester, M4 1LW We’re delighted to be working with Andy Shauf for the first time! Acclaimed Canadian singer-songwriter Andy Shauf has announced an extensive European tour in February 2017. Shauf will tour in support of his critically acclaimed album The Party, which was released earlier this year […]

 

Elisa

When: 7.30pm on Sunday 19 February 2017 Where: Gorilla, 54-56 Whitworth Street West, Manchester M1 5WW PLEASE NOTE: Due to exceptional demand, this show has been upgraded to Gorilla! Original tickets remain valid, and all other details stay the same. We’re delighted to be working with Elisa for the first time! Multi-Platinum Italian singer Elisa was only […]

 

Rob Heron & The Tea Pad Orchestra

When: 7.30pm on Tuesday 21 February 2017 Where: Gullivers, 109 Oldham Street, Manchester, M4 1LW We’re delighted to be working with Rob Heron & The Tea Pad Orchestra for the first! Rob Heron & the Tea Pad Orchestra are one of the hardest working bands in the UK roots circuit. With thousands of touring miles under their belts, they […]

 

The Handsome Family

When: 7.30pm on Wednesday 22 February 2017 Where: Royal Northern College of Music, 124 Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9RD We’re delighted to be bringing The Handsome Family back – for their first Manchester show in two years. Rennie Sparks disappeared one afternoon while waiting for a flight at O’Hare. A middle-aged businessman, McDonald’s bag in one hand, rolling-bag […]

 

Rainbrother

When: 7.30pm on Thursday 23 February 2017 Where: The Castle Hotel, 66 Oldham Street, Manchester M4 1LE We’re delighted to be working with Rainbrother for the first time! After the success of psychedelic folk outfit The Migrant, frontman Bjarke Bendtsen is ready to transcend furthermore into electronic folk-rock territory with the release of his latest project Rainbrother’s debut album Tales […]

 

Man & The Echo

When: 7pm on Friday 24 February 2017 Where: The Deaf Institute, 135 Grosvenor Street, Manchester M1 7HE We’re delighted to be promoting Man & The Echo’s biggest Manchester show to date! ‘The Man And The Echo is a poem by W.B. Yeats. It’s about a man who is thinking of ending his life, but when he shouts out that […]

 

Meilyr Jones

When: 7.30pm on Saturday 4 March 2017 Where: The Ruby Lounge, 28-34 High Street, Manchester M4 1QB We’re delighted to be working with Meilyr Jones once more! It’s been an amazing – and busy! – year for Meilyr Jones. Following rave reviews for his solo debut album 2013, released in March via Moshi Moshi, he’s toured the land rapidly building a […]

 

Mark Eitzel

When: 7pm on Thursday 9 March 2017 Where: The Deaf Institute, 135 Grosvenor Street, Manchester M1 7HE We’re delighted to be working with Mark Eitzel again – this time, at the Deaf Institute! Mark Eitzel’s tenth solo album and his first in three years, Hey Mr Ferryman, will be released on 27 January 2017 by Decor Records on LP, […]

 

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