Andrew Bird | Tue 3 May | Manchester Cathedral | £22.50
The multi-disciplined (violinist, vocalist, guitarist and whistler) folk-pop composer returns to Manchester after almost seven years. See our full preview here.

We Are Scientists | Tue 3 May | Manchester Academy 2 | £15.50
Indie dance punk, NY-based duo who found fame in 2005 thanks to With Love and Squalor return with fifth album Helter Seltzer.

Phil Cook & The Guitar Heels | Thu 5 May | Soup Kitchen | £12
Banjo and piano player whose previous band members include Bon Iver shares his unique sound at an intimate venue.

False Advertising | Fri 6 May | Aatma | £4
Loud, melodic fuzz from this Manchester-based trio. For fans of Pixies and Yuck.

Vessel & Immix Ensemble | Sat 7 May | Soup Kitchen | £10
Post-industrial and neo-classical come together in this live AV show that explores musical tools through history. See our full preview here.

Skaters | Sun 8 May | Night & Day | £8
New York band inspired by ’80/’90s Brit-pop and post-punk records whose sound is resonant with Primal Scream and Blur.

Mon 2 May - Sun 8 May
Edwina Chan
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Thu 28 Apr 2016