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.

Mon 16 Jun - Sun 22 Jun
Edwina Chan
Published on:
Sun 15 Jun 2014