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Upcoming shows: Mr Ben & The Bens... Heartless Bastards... Alice Boman... Skinny Lister... Brown Brogues... Jesca Hoop... Old Sea Brigade... Rachael Dadd... The Happy Soul... James Yorkston & Nina Persson... Stars... Siv Jakobsen... Weyes Blood... Jesse Malin + Tommy Stinson... Coruja Jones... Rozi Plain... Sweet Baboo... Kerala Dust... Sophie Jamieson... Will Sheff / Okkervil River... SLUG... Beans on Toast... Honey Harper... The Dream Syndicate... Rachel Baiman... Anna B Savage... Joshua Burnside... His Lordship... Unthank : Smith... Ailbhe Reddy... Neil Cowley... Eric Bibb... The Beths... The Burning Hell...

Mr Ben & The Bens

When: 7.30pm on Wednesday 30 November 2022 Where: YES Basement, 38 Charles Street, Manchester, M1 7DB We’re excited to be bringing Mr Ben & The Bens back to Manchester – this time, to YES! Ten years of work. Twenty releases released. Thirty million pounds banked. It’s a year for irrelevant milestones for Mr Ben & the […]


Heartless Bastards

When: 7.30pm on Friday 2 December 2022 Where: Low Four Studio, Deansgate Mews, Great Northern, Manchester M3 4EN PLEASE NOTE: This show now takes place on Friday 2 December – and is now at Low Four Studio on Deansgate Mews. Original tickets remain valid.  This show has now sold out! We’re excited to be working with […]


Alice Boman

When: 7.30pm on Thursday 8 December 2022 Where: Gullivers, 109 Oldham Street, Manchester, M4 1LW We’re delighted to be bringing Alice Boman to Manchester! Alice Boman has been thinking about space a lot lately. The silence between sounds, the unspoken bonds between humans, the enormity of the universe and her place within it. ‘Writing is still […]


Skinny Lister

When: 6.30pm on Thursday 8 December 2022 Where: Gorilla, 54-56 Whitworth Street West, Manchester M1 5WW PLEASE NOTE: Doors for this show now open at 6.30pm, with Tom Jenkins on at 6.50pm, Berries at 7.30pm, and Skinny Lister at 8.30pm (with a curfew of 10pm).  We’re excited to be welcoming Skinny Lister back to Gorilla! Skinny […]


Brown Brogues

When: 7pm on Friday 9 December 2022 Where: YES Basement, 38 Charles Street, Manchester, M1 7DB We’re excited to be promoting Brown Brogues’ much-anticipated reunion show! Not the reunion you asked for, it’s the one you deserve! After a (pre-planned and) exacting seven year and two day hiatus, Brown Brogues are back on the 17th anniversary […]


Jesca Hoop

When: 7.30pm on Saturday 17 December 2022 Where: Hallé St Peter’s, 40 Blossom Street, Ancoats, Manchester, M4 6BF  We’re delighted to present Hey! Manchester favourite Jesca Hoop in one of Manchester’s hidden gems, Hallé St Peter’s. California-born but now based in Manchester, Jesca Hoop is what you’d call a musician’s musician. Discovered by Tom Waits, and […]


Old Sea Brigade

When: 7.30pm on Wednesday 25 January 2023 Where: Gullivers, 109 Oldham Street, Manchester M4 1LW  We’re excited to be working with Old Sea Brigade for the first time! Ben Cramer describes 5 AM Paradise, his vivid and moving third album as Old Sea Brigade, as a coming-of-age record: ten songs that balance youthful abandon with maturity […]


Rachael Dadd

When: 7.30pm on Wednesday 1 February 2023 Where: Gullivers, 109 Oldham Street, Manchester M4 1LW  PLEASE NOTE: Due to unforeseen circumstances, this show now takes place on Wednesday 1 February. All other details stay the same and original tickets remain valid. We’re excited to be bringing Rachael Dadd back to Gullivers! On 14 October 2022 wildly […]


The Happy Soul

When: 7.30pm on Saturday 4 February 2023 Where:Gullivers, 109 Oldham Street, Manchester, M4 1LW PLEASE NOTE: Due to band members having several jobs and children, this show has moved to Saturday 4 February, and now takes place at Gullivers. Original tickets remain valid. We’re pleased to be helping The Happy Soul launch their new single! […]


James Yorkston & Nina Persson

When: 7.30pm on Tuesday 7 February 2023 Where: YES Basement, 38 Charles Street, Manchester, M1 7DB We’re pleased to be welcoming James Yorkston and Nina Persson to YES! On 13 January, James Yorkston, Nina Persson and The Second Hand Orchestra will release The Great White Sea Eagle, the follow up to James Yorkston and The Second […]


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