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Upcoming shows: The Travelling Band... Aldous Harding... William the Conqueror... Wolf Parade... Lost Horizons... Skinny Lister + Beans on Toast... The Burning Hell... Leif Vollebekk... Euros Childs... Lowly... Jesca Hoop... Schwervon!... Charles Howl... David Thomas Broughton... Haiku Salut: Christmas Lamp Show... Honeyfeet... The Deslondes... Liima... Will Varley... Jen Cloher... The Lovely Eggs... Loney dear... Gun Outfit... The Handsome Family... Karl Blau... Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker... Brooke Sharkey... Lilly Hiatt... Josh Rouse... Pinkshinyultrablast... I’m With Her... The Breath...

The Travelling Band

When: 7pm on Friday 17 November 2017 Where: The Deaf Institute, 135 Grosvenor Street, Manchester M1 7HE We’re delighted to be working with The Travelling Band once again – this time, at the Deaf Institute, with guests Pale Seas! The Travelling Band, best placed as Mancunian Americana, have released three critically lauded previous albums – Under the Pavement (2008), Screaming is […]


Aldous Harding

When: 7.30pm on Sunday 19 November 2017 Where: Gorilla, 54-56 Whitworth Street West, Manchester M1 5WW PLEASE NOTE: This show has sold out! For information about future Aldous Harding shows, please sign up for our mailing list at the top of this page. We’re delighted to be working with Aldous Harding again – this time, at Gorilla, with […]


William the Conqueror

When: 7.30pm on Monday 20 November 2017 Where: The Castle Hotel, 66 Oldham Street, Manchester M4 1LE Following their appearance with Danny & The Champions of the World in September, William the Conqueror return to headline the Castle in November! Cornwall trio William the Conqueror have been picking up praise from far flung corners ever since Ruarri Joseph took […]


Wolf Parade

When: 7pm on Tuesday 21 November 2017 Where: Gorilla, 54-56 Whitworth Street West, Manchester M1 5WW We’re delighted to be working with Wolf Parade for the first time – plus FRIGS! The soaring choruses, rousing anthems, sprawling guitars and chaotic keys that make up Wolf Parade are on proud display over the course of Cry Cry Cry, the band’s […]


Lost Horizons

When: 7pm on Tuesday 21 November 2017 Where: Soup Kitchen, 31-33 Spear Street, Manchester M1 1DF We’re delighted to be working with Lost Horizons – featuring Simon Raymonde and Richie Thomas! Currently celebrating 20 years piloting the revered record label Bella Union, Simon Raymonde has scaled another personal peak, a new collaboration with drummer Richie Thomas. They’re called Lost Horizons, and though neither […]


Skinny Lister + Beans on Toast

When: 7pm on Wednesday 22 November 2017 Where: The Ritz, Whitworth Street West, Manchester M1 5NQ We’re delighted to be promoting the Manchester leg of Skinny Lister and Beans on Toast’s co-headline tour! Label mates, touring buddies and drinking companions, they make a perfect match. Both bands are hardworking, fun-loving, heavy-touring acts that bring a unique and modern […]


The Burning Hell

When: 7.30pm on Wednesday 15 and Wednesday 22 November 2017 Where: The Eagle Inn, 19 Collier Street, Salford, M3 7DW PLEASE NOTE: Both shows are now sold out! Join our mailing list, above, for updates about future Burning Hell shows. We’re delighted to be working with The Burning Hell once again – for two shows at their favourite pub, the Eagle […]


Leif Vollebekk

When: 7.30pm on Thursday 23 November 2017 Where: Gullivers, 109 Oldham Street, Manchester, M4 1LW We’re delighted to be working with Montréal’s Leif Vollebekk for the first time! Some artists go on feeling like secrets long after they’ve started being told. Leif Vollebekk, who released his third album in February is one of these treasures. Born in Ottawa in […]


Euros Childs

When: 7.30pm on Thursday 23 November 2017 Where: The Whiskey Jar, 14 Tariff Street, Manchester M1 2FF We’re delighted to be working with Euros Childs once again! Euros Childs is a solo artist hailing from Pembrokeshire south Wales. Having fronted the band Gorky’s Zygotic Mynci from 1991 until 2004, Euros went solo and has released 12 solo albums […]



When: 7.30pm on Tuesday 28 November 2017 Where: The Castle Hotel, 66 Oldham Street, Manchester M4 1LE We’re delighted to be working with Denmark’s Lowly again – this time, at the Castle Hotel – with fellow Bella Union artists Hilang Child and Charlie Coxedge! Bella Union are thrilled to announce Heba, the debut album by hotly-tipped Danish quintet Lowly […]


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