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Upcoming shows: Gratis: Granfalloon... The Bevis Frond... Jenn Grant... Sam Outlaw... The Album Leaf... Jesca Hoop... Chance McCoy... Gratis: Dumb... Skating Polly + She Makes War... Gratis: Dehd... Shana Cleveland... Lambert... Robyn Hitchcock... Martin Kohlstedt... Francis Lung... Mr Ben & the Bens... Weyes Blood... Dave Alvin & Jimmie Dale Gilmore with The Guilty Ones... Sinkane... Sam Amidon... Tropical Fuck Storm... The Delines... Mega Bog... Sebastian Plano... Gratis: Molly Linen + Cult Party... Dana Gavanski... David Thomas Broughton... Tusks... Erland Cooper... BC Camplight... Sean Rowe... Hannah Ashcroft... John Craigie... Kiwi Jr... Rachael Dadd... Angel Olsen... Beans on Toast... Jesse Malin... Peggy Sue...

When: 7.30pm on Tuesday 29 October 2019
Where: Gullivers, 109 Oldham Street, Manchester, M4 1LW

We’re delighted to be welcoming Mr Ben & The Bens back to Manchester!

Join Mr Ben & The Bens as they embark on the their third headline UK tour around the release of the new album Who Knows Jenny Jones?

Born as a recording project in a barn in Northern Lancashire in 2012, Ben Hall recorded and self-released seven albums under the guise of a naively drawn character ‘Mr Ben’. After releasing a split EP on Bingo Records in 2017 the side project now turned live outfit with their first gig actually happening live on BBC 6 Music.

After releasing two more records with Bingo and numerous UK tours the four-piece are known for their captivating, costume clad, joyous, pop performances. Mr Ben & the Bens sound like they were baptised in water from the church of indie classics, the songs of the Lancaster Polymath echo Belle & Sebastian, Teleman, Gorkys Zygotic Mynci and a bit of Bill Ryder-Jones his genuinely great modern songwriting.

‘An intoxicating mix of perfectly fitting melodies and vocal strafes’ – Clash magazine

‘Shimmering with jangling optimism’ – Piccadilly Records

‘Perfect pop, record of the week’ – Marc Riley, BBC 6 Music

Support from Sun Drift.

Buy tickets now. Tickets are available from the bar (no booking fee), Vinyl Exchange, WeGotTickets.comTicketline.co.uk and on 0871 220 0260.

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