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Upcoming shows: The Weather Station... The Breath... The Lovely Eggs... The Proper Ornaments... Robbie Cavanagh... BA Johnston... Wesley Gonzalez... CC Smugglers... Weyes Blood... Jared & The Mill... Julie Byrne... Left Lane Cruiser... The Burning Hell... Son of Dave... Daniel Romano... The Travelling Band... Aldous Harding... William the Conqueror... Wolf Parade... Skinny Lister + Beans on Toast... Lost Horizons... Leif Vollebekk... Euros Childs... Lowly... Jesca Hoop... Charles Howl... Karl Blau... David Thomas Broughton... Haiku Salut: Christmas Lamp Show... The Deslondes... Liima... Will Varley... Jen Cloher... Loney dear...

The Weather Station

When: 7.30pm on Tuesday 24 October 2017 Where: The Eagle Inn, 19 Collier Street, Salford, M3 7DW We’re delighted to be working with The Weather Station again! The Weather Station, Toronto’s Tamara Lindeman, will release her self-titled and fourth album on 6 October via Paradise of Bachelors, and will tour Europe this autumn. She also presents the album’s lead […]


The Breath

When: 7pm on Wednesday 25 October 2017 Where: The Deaf Institute, 135 Grosvenor Street, Manchester M1 7HE We’re delighted to be working with The Breath for the first time – plus guests Matthew Whitaker! The Breath is Stuart McCallum (ex-guitarist of The Cinematic Orchestra), Irish singer Rioghnach Connolly and McCallum’s fellow Cinematic alumnus pianist John Ellis, along with drummer Elliot Bennett. […]


The Lovely Eggs

When: 7pm on Friday 27 October 2017 Where: Gorilla, 54-56 Whitworth Street West, Manchester M1 5WW We’re delighted to be bringing The Lovely Eggs back to Gorilla – with guests Seazoo and Mr Ben! Following the release of their critically acclaimed album This is Our Nowhere last year and their sold-out tour last year, champions of the UK underground scene The Lovely […]


The Proper Ornaments

When: 7.30pm on Saturday 28 October 2017 Where: Gullivers, 109 Oldham Street, Manchester, M4 1LW PLEASE NOTE: Due to unforeseen circumstances, The Proper Ornaments are unable to play this show. We are working on a new show in 2018, with details to follow soon. In the meantime, refunds are available from the point of purchase. We’re delighted to […]


Robbie Cavanagh

When: 7.30pm on Sunday 29 October 2017 Where: Soup Kitchen, 31-33 Spear Street, Manchester M1 1DF We’re delighted to be helping Robbie Cavanagh launch his new album, To Leave / To Be Left. Robbie Cavanagh returns with his stunning second album To Leave / To Be Left, out 13 October via At The Helm Records. Recorded at Eve Studios […]


BA Johnston

When: 7.30pm on Sunday 29 October 2017 Where: The Castle Hotel, 66 Oldham Street, Manchester M4 1LE We’re delighted to be working with Canada’s BA Johnston for the first time! BA Johnston is a Canadian songwriter and self-described ‘failed showman on the skids’ who has been touring relentlessly back and forth across Canada in his mum’s minivan for […]


Wesley Gonzalez

When: 7.30pm on Tuesday 31 October 2017 Where: Gullivers, 109 Oldham Street, Manchester, M4 1LW We’re delighted to be working with Wesley Gonzalez for the first time! Wesley Gonzalez has announced details of his debut solo record Excellent Musician, which will be released 30 June 2017 on Moshi Moshi Records. To coincide, Gonzalez has shared new track Exhibition […]


CC Smugglers

When: 7.30pm on Thursday 2 November 2017 Where: Gullivers, 109 Oldham Street, Manchester, M4 1LW We’re delighted to be working with CC Smugglers for the first time! ‘There are buskers that will make you cry, they’re so good,’ according to cult Americana artist Andrew Bird. ‘And then there are buskers that will take you to a place where […]


Weyes Blood

When: 7.30pm on Friday 3 November 2017 Where: The Brudenell Social Club, 33 Queen’s Road, Headingley, Leeds LS6 1NY We’re delighted to be working with Weyes Blood again – this time, in Leeds. The first thing you notice about Weyes Blood’s new album, Front Row Seat to Earth, is its closeness. The music is immediate and warm with intimate […]


Jared & The Mill

When: 7.30pm on Monday 6 November 2017 Where: The Castle Hotel, 66 Oldham Street, Manchester M4 1LE We’re delighted to be working with Phoenix’s Jared & The Mill for the first time – plus guests Gintis! Jared & The Mill are a Southwestern indie rock band, formed in 2011 in Phoenix, AZ. The band has spent the past […]


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