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Upcoming shows: The Burning Hell... The Stroppies... The Catenary Wires + Milky Wimpshake... Gratis: John Myrtle... Peter Broderick & Friends... Tacocat... The Beths... Deerhoof... Mark Mulcahy... Tallies... Sam Outlaw... The Album Leaf... Jesca Hoop... Chance McCoy... Peggy Sue... Gratis: Dumb... Skating Polly + She Makes War... Shana Cleveland... Lambert... Robyn Hitchcock... Samana... Martin Kohlstedt... Francis Lung... Weyes Blood... Sinkane... Sam Amidon... Tropical Fuck Storm... The Delines... Erland Cooper... BC Camplight... Sean Rowe...

When: 7.30pm on Wednesday 6 November 2019
Where: Gullivers, 109 Oldham Street, Manchester, M4 1LW

We’re delighted to be welcoming Sam Amidon back to Manchester!

Sam Amidon is a singer-fiddler-banjoist-guitarist originally hailing from Vermont, US. He has released six solo albums on the Nonesuch and Bedroom Community labels, most recently 2017’s The Following Mountain. Amidon’s material for these albums often consists of adventurous reworkings of traditional American ballads, hymns and work songs, with the New York Times writing that Amidon ‘transforms all of the songs, changing their colours and loading them with trapdoors’. The albums have been deeply collaborative in nature, inviting contributions from musicians such as composer Nico Muhly, guitarist Bill Frisell, and trumpeter Kenny Wheeler.

Sam Amidon has also recorded or performed as a guest artists with musicians such as Bon Iver, Emmylou Harris, Tune-Yards, Pekka Kuusisto and Amidon’s wife Beth Orton. He has also appeared as a soloist performing with ensembles such as the Kronos Quartet, the Australian Chamber Orchestra and the Aurora Orchestra, among others.

This show is a co-promotion with Please Please You.

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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