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Upcoming shows: Vetiver... La Luz... Francis Lung... John Francis Flynn... Jenny Hval... Ben Caplan... Advance Base + Karima Walker... Jeffrey Martin & Anna Tivel... Xenia Rubinos... Lael Neale... Will Samson... The Handsome Family... Rory Butler... Dana Gavanski... Charles Watson... Penguin Cafe... Curtis Eller... Ólafur Arnalds... Poppy Ackroyd... Pet Deaths... Polly Paulusma... The Dears... The Sheepdogs... The Burning Hell... Freya Beer... Angel Olsen... The Unthanks... Rob Heron & The Tea Pad Orchestra... Grandbrothers... John Craigie... Dustin O’Halloran... Plastic Mermaids... Dan Mangan... Josh Rouse... Julie Odell... Heartless Bastards... Alice Boman... Skinny Lister... Jesca Hoop... Stars... Rachel Baiman...

When: 8pm on Friday 11 May
Where: Kro Bar, 325 Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PG

Fireworks Night play what has been described as nocturnal harmonised chamber pop, with folk melodies and intricate string arrangements. Sounding like a more sparsely arranged and folky Tindersticks, Fireworks Night make a rare trip North for your listening pleasure. Folk noir with occasional post-rock leanings, not to be missed.

Vinny PeculiarTaking a break from his band featuring members of The Smiths and The Fall ‘The Tony Hancock of pop’ Vinny Peculiar returns to his spiritual home of Manchester to play a rare solo acoustic show. Hailing from Birmingham, Vinny started life in a variety of punk and art rock bands before branching out into bittersweet tales of everyday life and love. Vinny has previously toured with British Sea Power, Malcolm Middleton and Edwyn Collins.

California’s marvelous, mysterious Bird By Snow completes the night’s line-up. Have a listen – we think he’ll be right at home.

Tickets £5 on the door or from WeGotTickets.com



All shows are 18+ unless otherwise stated.

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