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Upcoming shows: Ultimate Painting... Meilyr Jones... Skinny Lister... Vinny Peculiar... Freakwater... Angel Olsen... Simone Felice... Stephen Steinbrink... Jenny Hval... Tom Brosseau... Public Service Broadcasting... Peter Broderick... Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker... Amber Arcades... Haley Bonar... Emanuel and The Fear... Merchandise... The Wave Pictures... Alabaster DePlume... The Lovely Eggs... Will Varley... Avec Sans... Kristin Hersh... Ryley Walker... BC Camplight... Robert Ellis... Steve Gunn... Man & The Echo... Weyes Blood... Jesca Hoop... Beans on Toast... Whyte Horses... The Burning Hell... The Handsome Family...

Ultimate Painting

When: 7pm on Friday 30 September 2016 Where: The Deaf Institute, 135 Grosvenor Street, Manchester M1 7HE We’re delighted to be working with Ultimate Painting again – this time, at the Deaf Institute! Dusk is the third album from London-based duo Ultimate Painting, a 10-song set that expands the group’s sound from their self-titled debut and their critically acclaimed […]

 

Meilyr Jones

When: 7pm on Tuesday 4 October 2016 Where: The Deaf Institute, 135 Grosvenor Street, Manchester M1 7HE We’re delighted to be working with Meilyr Jones, following his Sound From The Other City appearance! ‘I conceived of the record as a compilation of myself, over the period of a year,’ says Meilyr Jones. ‘As an anthology, a collection of my songs […]

 

Skinny Lister

When: 7.30pm on Wednesday 5 October 2016 Where: The Ruby Lounge, 28-34 High Street, Manchester M4 1QB PLEASE NOTE: This show has now sold out. For details of future Skinny Lister shows, join our maiilng list (above) or follow us on Facebook and Twitter. We’re delighted to be welcoming Skinny Lister back – this time to The Ruby […]

 

Vinny Peculiar

When: 7.30pm on Friday 7 October 2016 Where: The Eagle Inn, 19 Collier Street, Salford, M3 7DW We’re delighted to be working with Vinny Peculiar once again! Musician and poet Vinny Peculiar (aka Alan Wilkes) has been variously described as ‘an under sung national treasure’, ‘a warm-hearted Morrissey’ and ‘the missing link between Jarvis Cocker and Roger McGough’. He’s […]

 

Freakwater

When: 7.30pm on Tuesday 11 October 2016 Where: The Eagle Inn, 19 Collier Street, Salford, M3 7DW We’re delighted to be working with Freakwater for the first time! Freakwater‘s Janet Bean and Catherine Irwin first put their distinctive harmonies to tape under a swinging Kentucky country ham in Janet’s parent’s basement. That was 1985. Cassette tapes sometimes have a […]

 

Angel Olsen

When: 7.30pm on Friday 14 October 2016 Where: Club Academy, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PR We’re delighted to be promoting Angel Olsen’s biggest Manchester show to date! Anyone reckless enough to have typecast Angel Olsen according to 2013’s Burn Your Fire For No Witness is in for a sizeable surprise with her third album, My […]

 

Simone Felice

When: 7.30pm on Saturday 15 October 2016 Where: The Kings Arms, 11 Bloom Street, Salford M3 6AN We’re delighted to be presenting an evening with Simone Felice! Simone Felice is a founding member of internationally acclaimed Catskill Mountain-based artists The Felice Brothers, whose early seminal albums remain some of the most influential works of this century’s indie-folk […]

 

Stephen Steinbrink

When: 7.30pm on Tuesday 18 October 2016 Where: The Castle Hotel, 66 Oldham Street, Manchester M4 1LE We’re delighted to be working with Stephen Steinbrink again – this time, at the Castle! After more than ten years of touring and secluded home recording, Stephen Steinbrink has catalogued several albums worth of gorgeous melody, quotidian dread and desert blight […]

 

Jenny Hval

When: 7pm on Tuesday 18 October 2016 Where: Soup Kitchen, 31-33 Spear Street, Manchester M1 1DF We’re delighted to be welcoming Jenny Hval back to Soup Kitchen! Norwegian artist and writer Jenny Hval has developed her distinct take on intimate sound since the release of her debut album in 2006. For her last two solo albums, 2013’s Innocence Is Kinky […]

 

Tom Brosseau

When: 7.30pm on Wednesday 19 October 2016 Where: The Eagle Inn, 19 Collier Street, Salford, M3 7DW We’re delighted to be working with Tom Brosseau once again! Tom Brosseau is a North Dakota-born, LA-based songwriter and singer who learned to play acoustic guitar from his grandmother. He has toured Japan, Canada, Portugal, Iceland, Australia; performed in bars, backyards, grand […]

 

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