Nope | Tue 17 Jun | Gullivers | £5
Grey Lantern and Turn It Out bring the Leeds instrumentalists, featuring members of That Fucking Tank, Hookworms, Cowtown and Mucky Sailor.
Nick Oliveri | Wed 18 Jun | The Deaf Institute | £11
Songwriter, singer, bassist and member of Queens of the Stone Age, Oliveri has contributed to other albums and tours including The Knives and Turbonegro. See our preview here.
The End of Time | Thu 19 Jun | International Anthony Burgess Foundation | £3 – £5
A performance dedicated to 20th and 21st Century music, featuring composers associated with Manchester University and one of Messiaen’s most celebrated works, Quartet for the End of Time.
Alexis Taylor (pictured) | Thu 19 Jun | Band on the Wall | £12.50
Member of electronic group Hot Chip, Taylor showcases his new solo album, Await Barbarians. Please note: this show has been postponed until 14 October.
Jurassic 5 | Thu 19 Jun | Manchester Academy | £27.50
After a split in 2007, the hip-hop band reformed in 2013 and will bring an exceptional live show.
George Benson | Fri 20 Jun | Bridgewater Hall | £49.75 – £71
Legendary ten-time Grammy Award winning singer-songwriter will provide an un-missable evening of funk, jazz and soul.
Dolly Parton | Sat 21 Jun | Phones4U Arena | £50 – £67.50
Catch the renowned singer-songwriter before her performance at Glastonbury.
Glass Animals | Sat 21 Jun | The Ruby Lounge | £8
Receiving some solid air play from BBC 6 Music, this indie band will showcase tracks from their newly released debut album, Zaba.
Sounds of the City | Sat 21 Jun | The Deaf Institute | £6
Manchester staple Puppet Rebellion team up with Mr Peeps to bring an evening of indie gems, featuring the Backhanders, Moscow and No Hot Ashes.
The Jungfraus | Sat 21 Jun | Castle Hotel |£5
The Jungfraus are a Manchester-based psych-pop band, and joining them are post-punk group Twin Planets with dark and brooding post-rock purveyors Edits.
The Telescopes | Sat 21 Jun | Soup Kitchen | £7-9.99
Formed by Stephen Lawrie in 1987, the band has drawn influences from Velvet Underground and The 13th Floor Elevators, and will bring sounds of noise rock and psychedelia.
- Edwina Chan
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- Sun 15 Jun 2014