Smoke Fairies (pictured) | Tue 27 May | Band on the Wall | £10
Folk dream-pop duo who has supported the likes of Bryan Ferry and Richard Hawley. Support comes from multi-instrumentalist Martin Longstaff – aka The Lake Poets.

Cosmonauts | Thu 29 May | Soup Kitchen | £8
Garage/psychedelic four-piece bring their Orange County vibes.

A Northern Contribution | Thu 29 May | The Ruby Lounge | £4.50
Line-up featuring the diverse set of sounds of psychedelia, jazz, trip-hop and indie rock with Slydigs, Weatherbird, The Incredible Magpie Band and Mutant Vinyl.

Blair Dunlop | Fri 30 May | Band on the Wall | £9
Folk singer and guitarist with a dash of the contemporary sounds who receives regular air time from BBC Radio 2 and 6 Music.

Hookworms – The Lost Weekend| Fri May 30 & Sat 31 May| Islington Mill | £10.45 (Saturday), £16.50 (Weekend)
Psychedelic/noise rock band from Leeds curate an eight-strong line-up with a two-nighter at the Mill. Read our preview here.

Brake the Silence | Sat 31 May | Gullivers | £3
Mancunian indie five-piece present an evening of unsigned acts following the success of last year’s event.

Manchester Psych Fest | Sat 31 May | Night and Day Cafe | £18
Manchester Psych Fest brings together the weird and wonderful from the rainy city and beyond, with TOY, Richard Norris (DJ set), Telegram plus more. Read our preview here.

Tue 27 May - Sat 31 May
Edwina Chan
Published on:
Sun 25 May 2014