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Upcoming shows: Beans on Toast... 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... His Lordship... Florry... Dana Gavanski... Caoilfhionn Rose... The Lovely Eggs... Rain Parade...

Beans on Toast

When: 7pm on Saturday 24 February 2024 Where: Band on the Wall, 26 Swan Street, Manchester M4 5JZ PLEASE NOTE: Doors open at 7pm, with supports Memphis Gerland, King Killership and Bassie Gracie on from 7.30pm and Beans on Toast at 9pm (10.30pm curfew). We’re excited to be welcoming Beans on Toast back to Band on […]

 

PowerSolo

When: 7.30pm on Wednesday 28 February 2024 Where: Gullivers, 109 Oldham Street, Manchester, M4 1LW We’re delighted to be working with Denmark’s PowerSolo for the first time! PowerSolo had a few decades of confrontational badassery behind them already when they descended on a barn in the Isle of Mön to record Jambalaya – Xtra Spicy, their […]

 

Martha Tilston

When: 7.30pm on Tuesday 5 March 2024 Where: Gullivers, 109 Oldham Street, Manchester, M4 1LW We’re delighted to be working with Martha Tilston for the first time! With a pure silken voice and lyrics that inspire and captivate, Martha Tilston has developed a successful musical career with a large and loyal following. She has performed on some […]

 

The Umbrellas

When: 7.30pm on Thursday 7 March 2024 Where: Gullivers, 109 Oldham Street, Manchester, M4 1LW We’re delighted to welcome The Umbrellas back to Manchester – this time, to Gullivers! The Umbrellas are four renegade romantics crafting irresistible indie pop hymns. The band’s self-titled 2021 debut album became a breakout moment, winning critical praise and sparking an […]

 

Nick Harper

When: 7.30pm on Saturday 9 March 2024 Where: Gullivers, 109 Oldham Street, Manchester, M4 1LW We’re delighted to welcome Nick Harper back to Manchester – with special guest Matt Woosey! Acclaimed guitarist-singer-songwriter Nick Harper plays from his latest album Tempus Fugitive and extensive back catalogue. This is not a normal ‘one man and guitar’ show. In a […]

 

Chris Brain

When: 7.30pm on Wednesday 20 March 2024 Where: The Castle Hotel, 66 Oldham Street, Manchester M4 1LE We’re delighted to welcome Chris Brain to The Castle Hotel! Chris Brain emerged out of Leeds’ vibrant folk scene in 2022 with his debut, critically acclaimed and widely distributed album, Bound to Rise, reaching #22 in the UK Folk […]

 

Mr Ben & the Bens

When: 7.30pm on Thursday 21 March 2024 Where: Gullivers, 109 Oldham Street, Manchester, M4 1LW We’re delighted to be welcoming Mr Ben & the Bens back to Gullivers! Cult DIY outfit and BBC 6 Music favourites Mr Ben & the Bens return in 2024 with a brand new 10-track LP Small Wide World via Bingo Records. […]

 

Daudi Matsiko

When: 7.30pm on Wednesday 27 March 2024 Where: Gullivers, 109 Oldham Street, Manchester, M4 1LW We’re delighted to be working with Daudi Matsiko for the first time! Nottingham based, British-Ugandan singer-songwriter Daudi Matsiko carefully crafts modern albeit reverent folk. Deft, melancholic picking reminiscent of Nick Drake is tempered by contemporary percussion and instrumentation. Matsiko’s vocals derive […]

 

Jolie Holland

When: 7.30pm on Friday 5 April 2024 Where: Hallé at St Michael’s, 36-38 George Leigh Street, Ancoats, Manchester M4 5DG We’re delighted to welcome Jolie Holland back to Manchester! Jolie Holland is an American singer and performer who combines elements of folk, traditional country, jazz, and blues. Over the span of her career, Jolie Holland […]

 

Christof van der Ven + Niamh Regan

When: 7.30pm on Tuesday 9 April 2024 Where: Gullivers, 109 Oldham Street, Manchester, M4 1LW We’re delighted to be working with co-headliner Christof van der Ven and Niamh Regan for the first time! This April, two superbly talented songwriters – Niamh Regan from Ireland and Christof van der Ven from The Netherlands – team up to […]