Back with us? We hope you made the most of the Bank Holiday, but if not, rest assured in the knowledge that another lies just around the corner. Until then, we’ve picked out another bundle of surprises for you to wrap your ears around…
Tuesday 7th: Giant Rooks @ Gorilla
// Hailing from Hamm in Germany, indie five-piece Giant Rooks get us underway on their ‘Wild Stare’ tour, supporting their latest EP of the same name.
Wednesday 8th: All Them Witches @ Band On The Wall
// Nashville blues rock band All Them Witches bring their new self-titled album to Band on the Wall, set for release on New West Records on 28th September.
Thursday 9th: Kiefer @ YES
// Kiefer’s soulful beats and laid back vibes has quickly found him fans and critical acclaim, as well as the attention of hip-hop stars Dr Dre and Anderson .Paak. Fresh from touring the US, Asia, Europe last summer, Kiefer returns to Manchester following the release of latest EP ‘Bridges’, released 5th April.
Friday 10th: SOAK @ Band On The Wall
// Mercury Prize-nominated SOAK visits Manchester riding high on a wave of acclaim for new album ‘Grim Town’, following up her 2015 debut ‘Before We Forgot How to Dream’.
Saturday 11th: Dermot Kennedy @ Albert Hall
// Rising Irish singer songwriter Dermot Kennedy visits the city fresh from an appearance at Coachella, and with a debut album scheduled for release later in the year. Listen to latest single ‘Lost’ below!
Sunday 12th: Better Oblivion Community Center (Conor Oberst & Phoebe Bridgers) @ The Ritz
// We end the week in the company of indie songwriters Conor Oberst and Phoebe Bridgers, following up their surprise album release with a UK tour.
That’s yer lot! For full listings, click here.