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When: 7.30pm on Tuesday 26 April 2016
Where: The Castle Hotel, 66 Oldham Street, Manchester M4 1LE

We’re delighted to be presenting the Manchester leg of Nikki Lane’s debut UK tour!

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For her hotly anticipated sophomore album Nashville songstress Nikki Lane teamed up with Dan Auerbach of the Black Keys for a record that turns the vulnerable singer-songwriter stereotype on its ears.

With songs that crucify ex-boyfriends, celebrate one-night stands (as long as she can bolt town right after) and proclaim it’s ‘always the right time to do the wrong thing’, Lane comes across like a modern-era Wanda Jackson, albeit with more oats to sow.

‘My songs always paint a pretty clear picture of what’s been going on in my life, so this is one moody record,’ she says. ‘There’s lots of talk of misbehaving and moving on.’

Support comes from The Travelling Band‘s Jo Dudderidge.

Buy tickets now. Tickets are available from Gullivers’ bar, Common (both no booking fee), Piccadilly Records, Vinyl Exchange, Billetto.co.ukWeGotTickets.comTicketline.co.uk and on 0871 220 0260.

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