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Upcoming shows: Sam Outlaw Band... Wedding + Irma Vep... Hannah Nicholson... Adam Torres... Parker Millsap... Laura Gibson... GospelbeacH... Jens Lekman... The Surfing Magazines... H.Hawkline... Peter Broderick + David Allred... James Yuill... John Murry... Jack Cooper... Danny & The Champions Of The World... Slim Cessna’s Auto Club... Avec Sans... Kiran Leonard... Michael Nau... Good Morning... Jen Cloher... Dotan... Jolie Holland & Samantha Parton... Jeffrey Lewis & Los Bolts... The Dears... Frankie Rose... The Weather Station... The Lovely Eggs... The Proper Ornaments... Wesley Gonzalez... CC Smugglers... Julie Byrne... The Burning Hell... Son of Dave... Daniel Romano... Will Varley... Aldous Harding... William the Conqueror... Skinny Lister + Beans on Toast... Leif Vollebekk... Lowly... Jesca Hoop...

When: 7pm on Friday 28 June 2017
Where: Soup Kitchen, 31-33 Spear Street, Manchester M1 1DF

We’re delighted to be working with Wedding and Irma Vep once again – on their co-headlining ‘No Whatever’ tour!

Wedding is the project of songwriter Thomas Craig. The band return, following the move from their birthplace of Berlin to the city of Manchester, with debut LP Mania Whatever on Stockholm label Maternal Voice.

Maternal Voice is the follow-up to 2015’s debut EP – acclaimed by Dummy, HERO, La Blogotheque and The Line of Best Fit.

Irma Vep, born Edwin Stevens in the North Wales town of Llanfairfechan, is a staple in Manchester’s DIY scene and described as wonky psych-pop – like the kind made by Cate Le Bon or Kiran Leonard – with warm and fuzzy guitars, swooning strings, and a gradually unfolding drama.

Lauded by BBC 6 Music’s Marc Riley among others, he has recently released the album No Handshake Blues on Faux Discx.

Opening the show are Manchester’s own Cult Party whose latest release, Eternal Love and the Death of Everything, is out now.

This show is co-promotion with Comfortable On A Tightrope.

Buy tickets now. Tickets are available from the bar (no booking fee), Piccadilly Records, Vinyl Exchange, WeGotTickets.comTicketline.co.uk and on 0871 220 0260.

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