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Upcoming shows: 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... Robbie Cavanagh... Memorial... His Lordship... Florry... Bad Bad Hats... Dana Gavanski... Caoilfhionn Rose... The Lovely Eggs... James Yorkston... Rain Parade... Matthew and the Atlas... Gratis: Makushin... Lightheaded + Mt. Misery... Charlie Parr... Ryley Walker... Terry Reid... Erland Cooper...

When: 7.30pm on Monday 4 September 2023
Where: Gullivers, 109 Oldham Street, Manchester, M4 1LW

We’re delighted to welcome Damon & Naomi back to Manchester!

Damon Krukowski and Naomi Yang began playing music together as the rhythm section, co-songwriters, and sometime singers in Galaxie 500. The band’s three influential albums were genre-defying landmarks of atmospheric post-punk, inspiring many who followed in their wake.

Since the demise of Galaxie 500, Damon & Naomi have worked as a duo, exploring folk music, psychedelia, and collaborations with like-minded musicians. After a series of recordings for Sub Pop, they established their own label 20/20/20. Their latest, A Sky Record, was released in August 2021.

‘A beautiful album, one of the duo’s most beguiling… a calming and tender reflection on appreciating what you have in uncertain times’ – Pitchfork

‘Damon & Naomi are back to make all your folk-pop dreams melt into the sunset’ – Rolling Stone

Local support comes from new group Uncle Iroh. Imagine two crows, scratching at some parched earth. Imagine those very same crows had ideals, or even notions. Imagine that these notions held by said crows were of such a magnificence that if humanity were bestowed the notions held in the minds of these two crows, that humans would excel to a brilliant immortality full of love, understanding and wonder. But the crows remain silent, scratching at the earth. This band has nothing to do with crows.

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