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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... ├ôlafur 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: 7pm on Tuesday 14 August
Where: The Roadhouse, 8 Newton St, Manchester M1 2AN

Vetiver are an American folk band headed by songwriter Andy Cabic and often joined by Devendra Banhart, cellist Alissa Anderson, and violinist Jim Gaylord.

They released their debut album Vetiver in 2004 on the small indie folk label DiCristina. Since the album’s release Vetiver have toured extensively, opening for and collaborationg with Banhart and Joanna Newsom.

Vetiver

Before moving to San Francisco Cabic was a member of the North Carolina indie rock band The Raymond Brake who released some records on the now defunct Simple Machines label. The band is named after the grass, vetiver. Their music has been described as ‘surreal’, ‘lullingly pleasant’, ‘tender and accessible’ and ‘quirky and warm’.

Support comes in the form of Hey! Manchester favourites Starless & Bible Black and the Vox.

This is a co-promotion with Pineapple Folk.

Tickets available from WeGotTickets, Ticketline, Piccadilly Box Office or on 0161 832 1111.



All shows are 18+ unless otherwise stated.

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