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Upcoming shows: The Handsome Family... Rainbrother... Man & The Echo... Meilyr Jones... Sam Coomes... Mark Eitzel... Irma Vep... King Salami & The Cumberland Three... Hurray for the Riff Raff... Alexis Taylor... Wedding... The Hidden Cameras... Sinkane... Itasca... Francois and The Atlas Mountains... Haley Bonar... Jens Lekman... BC Camplight... Pictish Trail... Jesca Hoop... Funke and the Two Tone Baby... Weyes Blood... Laetitia Sadier... The Unthanks... Xenia Rubinos... Happyness... Holy Moly & The Crackers + Rob Heron... Skinny Lister... Joan Shelley... James Leg + The Bonnevilles... Theme Park... C Duncan... Lowly... Jenn Grant... Angel Olsen... Aldous Harding... The Besnard Lakes... Julie Byrne... Nikki Lane...

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 […]



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 – plus guests Wedding and Myles Manley! 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 […]


Man & The Echo

When: 7pm on Friday 24 February 2017 Where: The Deaf Institute, 135 Grosvenor Street, Manchester M1 7HE PLEASE NOTE: This show is completely sold out! Join our mailing list, above, for information about future Man & The Echo shows. We’re delighted to be promoting Man & The Echo’s biggest Manchester show to date! ‘The Man And The Echo is […]


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 […]


Sam Coomes

When: 7.30pm on Wednesday 8 March 2017 Where: The Eagle Inn, 19 Collier Street, Salford, M3 7DW We’re delighted to be working with Sam Coomes (Quasi)! Transparency: it’s me, writing about myself. I couldn’t be bothered to hornswoggle someone or other to churn out some hypey bio, so we can forget the idea that this was written by 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, […]


Irma Vep

When: 7.30pm on Friday 10 March 2017 Where: Gullivers, 109 Oldham Street, Manchester, M4 1LW We’re delighted to be working with Irma Vep once again – this time, with special guests Former Bullies! “Some say that Irma Vep‘s latest record, No Handshake Blues (out now on Faux Discx/Comfortable on a Tightrope) is ‘Derivative’ and ‘Lazy’. Some say that he […]


King Salami & The Cumberland Three

When: 7pm on Friday 10 March 2017 Where: Soup Kitchen, 31-33 Spear Street, Manchester M1 1DF We’re delighted to be working with King Salami & The Cumberland Three for the first time. King Salami & The Cumberland Three is London’s greatest and most sensational Rhythm’n’Blues-Punk band. And this is a band that truly represents London, being a mongrel mix of Caribbean, […]


Hurray for the Riff Raff

When: 7pm on Tuesday 21 March 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 Hurray for the Riff Raff again – this time, at the Deaf Institute! […]


Alexis Taylor

When: 7.30pm on Thursday 23 March 2017 Where: St Michael’s, George Leigh Street, Ancoats, Manchester, M4 5DG We’re delighted to be bringing Hot Chip’s Alexis Taylor back – this time to St Michael’s! Alexis Taylor announces Listen With(out) Piano, a companion album to his 2016 record Piano. Released 3 March via Moshi Moshi, Listen With(out) Piano features new versions […]


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