Pat Metheny Unity Group | Tues 10 Jun | The Lowry | £26.50 – £32.50
Legendary jazz guitarist Pat Metheny performs with a band that Metheny won his 20th Grammy award with, and who have also received avid praise from the Guardian: The Unity Group.

Simian Ghost | Tue 10 Jun | Gullivers | £6
Swedish indie band with dreamy vocals who have featured on BBC 6 Music.

Alpines + Acre Tarn | Wed 11 Jun | The Deaf Institute | £9
The London duo – BBC Sound of 2014 nominees – promise powerful and soulful synthpop. Support from Acre Tarn, playing their first live show.

Wye Oak | Wed 11 Jun | Soup Kitchen | £11
Folk-influenced indie rock band from Maryland bring dashes of noise and dream pop. You might have remembered them being featured in The Walking Dead. Sold out – but keep an eye out for returns.

George Ezra | Thu 12 Jun | Manchester Academy 2 | £12.50
British songwriter with a powerful and compelling voice sing folk and blues. Sold out – but keep an eye out too.

The M’Goo Project & Misty’s Big Adventure | Fri 13 June | Manchester Club Academy | £8
This eight-piece band whose recordings have seen guest appearances from Gruff Rhys and Sir Patrick Moore bring a mixed bag of jazz, indie, psychedelia, punk, ska plus more.

Fujiya and Miyagi | Fri 13 Jun | The Deaf Institute | £10
Having been quiet since 2011’s Ventriloquizzing, the Brighton band introduce their new krautrock synthpop record.

Matt Schofield | Fri 13 Jun | Band on the Wall | £16
Ten years into his solo career, Schofield is one of the key players in the British blues scene. Having been named British Blues Awards Guitarist of the Year three times, his live shows are highly anticipated.

GoGo Penguin | Sat 14 Jun | Band on the Wall | £12
Being likened to Aphex Twin and Dave Brubeck, the Manchester band brings skittering breakbeats and groove-heavy melodies.

Mon 9 Jun - Sun 15 Jun
Edwina Chan
Published on:
Sun 8 Jun 2014