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Upcoming shows: PowerSolo... Martha Tilston... The Umbrellas... Nick Harper... Chris Brain... Mr Ben & the Bens... Daudi Matsiko... Jolie Holland... Christof van der Ven + Niamh Regan... Ariel Sharratt & Mathias Kom... Giant Sand... Melanie Baker... Sophie Hutchings... Jerron Paxton... Ghostly Kisses... Sounds From The Other City 2024... Francis of Delirium... The Buffalo Skinners... The Handsome Family... Memorial... His Lordship... Florry... Dana Gavanski... Caoilfhionn Rose... The Lovely Eggs... Rain Parade...

David Thomas Broughton

When: 7pm on Saturday 26 September 2009 Where: The Deaf Institute, 135 Grosvenor Street, Manchester M1 7HE We’re proud to welcome back one-time Manchester resident David Thomas Broughton whose live performances always produce moments of wonder. This time, he’s here with New York trio Twi the Humble Feather, whose experimental music and harmonies can be […]

 

Telekinesis

When: 7.30pm on Monday 5 October 2009 Where: Dulcimer, 567 Wilbraham Road, Chorlton, Manchester M21 0AE We’d like to welcome Seattle’s Telekinesis to this fair city! Their self-titled debut album is one of the best things we’ve heard in recent years, and what’s more they’re bringing two great supports with them: The Rosebuds and Thomas […]

 

Alaska in Winter

When: 7.30pm on Thursday 22 October 2009 Where: Nexus Art Cafe, Dale Street, Manchester M1 1JW We’re very pleased to give a Manchester debut to American electronic band Alaska in Winter! Brandon Bethancourt dropped out of art school in Albuquerque, New Mexico and reportedly ‘spent a semester in a tiny cabin out in the middle […]

 

James Yorkston

When: 7pm on Saturday 24 October 2009 Where: Night & Day Cafe, 26 Oldham St, Manchester, M1 1JN‎ For some reason, we haven’t promoted a show by one of modern folk music’s leading lights – but we’re setting that record straight in October, when James Yorkston comes to town with his ‘Big Eyes Family Players‘. […]

 

Hey! Halloween with Efterklang

When: 8pm til late on Saturday 31 October 2009 Where: The Deaf Institute, 135 Grosvenor Street, Manchester M1 7HE We’re delighted to welcome back one of our favourite bands of recent years: Copenhagen’s Efterklang. This, their first visit in 18 months, will have the added twist of being a Hey! Halloween special! Expect short films […]

 

Bowerbirds

When: 7.30pm on Sunday 1 November 2009 Where: Dulcimer, 567 Wilbraham Road, Chorlton, Manchester M21 0AE We’re very excited to welcome North Carolina’s Bowerbirds, a band whose Manchester debut has been highly anticipated for a while now. We caught them at End of the Road last year, and they proved to be one of the […]

 

Mark Eitzel (American Music Club)

When: 7.30pm on Thursday 5 November 2009 Where: St Margaret’s Church, Rufford Road, Whalley Range, Manchester M16 8AE We’re excited to announce a rare piano performance from Mark Eitzel, plus special guest Franz Nicolay. Mark Eitzel is best known as lead singer of the San Francisco band American Music Club. He was voted Rolling Stone’s […]

 

Grouper and Jasper TX

When: 7.30pm on Friday 6 November 2009 Where: Nexus Art Cafe, Dale Street, Manchester M1 1JW Grouper is the artist name of Elizabeth (Liz) Harris from Portland, Oregon. She has put out three album, with her latest – Dragging A Dead Deer Up A Hill – on Type Records. She has also been involved in […]

 

William Fitzsimmons

When: 7.30pm on Friday 13 November 2009 Where: Nexus Art Cafe, Dale Street, Manchester M1 1JW After his successful Manchester debut at the Night & Day Cafe in August, we’re pleased to welcome back William Fitzsimmons. This time his album The Sparrow and the Crow will be out, so he’ll be playing with his full […]

 

Horse Feathers

When: 7.30pm on Wednesday 9 December 2009 Where: Dulcimer, 567 Wilbraham Road, Chorlton, Manchester M21 0AE Hey! Manchester is pleased to be bringing back Portland, Oregon’s Horse Feathers. This lovely bunch of musicians made their Manchester debut in March this year and are coming back for what will hopefully be another successful evening. Justin Ringle […]