Free Vibes at Band on the Wall
Our first pick of free things to do in Manchester this weekend is a real musical treat. Free Vibes is Band on the Wall’s regular night of live music from up-and-coming artists, boasting some of best talent in the city for no entry fee. This instalment is no exception, with psychedelic groovesters Velvet Shakes headlining and support from riot grrrl four-piece Dollie Demi, Stopfordian singer-songwriter Jack B. Dawson and Preston-based indie kid Pip Hall.
Fri 10 Aug, Band on the Wall, 25 Swan Street, Manchester, M4 5JZ. 7.30pm – 8pm, www.eventbrite.co.uk
100% Sculpture Only Opening at CASS Art
You may have spotted CASS Art on Oldham Street – it’s the shop whose sign says ‘Let’s Fill This Town With Artists’ – and this Saturday they’re putting their money where their mouth is, with the launch of a free sculpture exhibition in the shop’s exhibition space. The exhibition is curated by freelance artist Jonathan David Hughes, and features his work alongside nine other artists. Attendees of the preview will also be treated to wine and nibbles, in traditional gallery fashion. This exhibition runs until Sunday 26 August.
Sat 11 Aug, Cass Art Manchester, 55-57 Oldham Street, Manchester, M1 1JR. 2pm – 5pm, www.eventbrite.co.uk
Last Chance to See Alison Wilding at The Whitworth (pictured)
This Sunday is your very last chance to catch an exhibition of work by Turner prize nominated artist Alison Wilding. Check out our full preview for more details.
Until Sun 12 Aug, The Whitworth, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, M15 6ER. Tel: 0161 275 7450, whitworth.manchester.ac.uk
Published on: Thu 9 Aug 2018