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Upcoming shows: Guadalupe Plata... Will Samson... Ben P Williams with Shimna... Kathryn Williams & Polly Paulusma... Jean-Michel Blais... Gratis: Simeon Walker... Martin Kohlstedt... Kristin Hersh... Lande Hekt... Someone... An Evening with Honeyblood... The Breath... Hania Rani... Ye Vagabonds... Jim Ghedi & Toby Hay... Thomas Truax... Gratis: Wesley Gonzalez... Wreckless Eric... The David Tattersall Group... One Little Atlas... His Lordship... OFF!... BC Camplight... Julie Byrne... Freya Beer... Edwin R. Stevens... Peter Brewis... Smoke Fairies... Lambert... Withered Hand & Darren Hayman... Holy Moly & The Crackers... The Rural Alberta Advantage... The Unthanks in Winter... John Craigie... John Francis Flynn... Junior Brother... Beans on Toast...

When: 7.30pm on Thursday 29 January 2015
Where: Takk Coffee House, 6 Tariff Street, Manchester, M1 2FF

We’re excited to be working with Sheffield’s Nat Johnson for the first time!


Accompanied by her band on flute, fiddle, harmonies, horn and lapsteel, acclaimed singer-songwriter Nat Johnson will be playing songs from her new album, Neighbour of the Year, along with songs from her former outfits, Monkey Swallows the Universe (‘Sheffield’s loveliest band’ – the Guardian) and Nat Johnson and the Figureheads (‘Like a cross-pollination of Yo La Tengo and the ‘nu-folk’ of Laura Marling’ – Subba Cultcha).

‘Witty, poignant, classy and heartfelt… an acoustic leading light’ – Our Favourite Places

‘Genuine and irresistible’ – Now Then Magazine

Support comes from Hey! Manchester favourite Christopher Eatough. Christopher Eatough writes and plays songs. He has been playing in venues across the UK since 2010, sharing stages with Rae Morris, Turin Brakes, Brother & Bones, Courtney Marie Andrews, and many others. He has been featured on BBC Introducing and headlined Manchester’s In The City festival. He released his first album, A Creak in the Cold, in 2010, and an EP titled Gone Dark in 2013.

Takk is an excellent Icelandic-inspired coffee house on the edge of the Northern Quarter.

Buy tickets now. Tickets are available from Common (no booking fee), Piccadilly Records, Vinyl Exchange, Seetickets.comWeGotTickets.comTicketline.co.uk and on 0871 220 0260.

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All shows are 18+ unless otherwise stated.