Toby Driver | Mon 7 Mar | The Castle Hotel | £6
Frontman of avant-goth band Kayo Dot, Driver’s solo material veers towards dark neofolk with a progressive element.
Lydia Lunch | Mon 7 Mar | Islington Mill | £8
An evening of spoken word and psychedelia that also features Weasel Walter, Bob Bert and Tim Dahl.
Ady Suleiman | Tue 8 Mar | Deaf Institute | £7
Soul singer hailing from Nottingham, whose fanbase includes Chance the Rapper and Joey Bada$$.
Barry Adamson | Wed 9 Mar | Deaf Institute | £15
Homegrown rock, jazz and electronica musician who has worked with a huge amount of artists, including Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds and Depeche Mode.
LiVVO | Wed 9 Mar | The Castle Hotel | £6
Manchester-based singer songwriter with electronic tendencies.
Turin Brakes | Thu 10 Mar | The Ruby Lounge | £20
Folk acoustic band release their ninth album, Lost Property.
The Internet | Fri 11 Mar | Manchester Academy 2 | £15
Soul R&B duo made up of Odd Future members Sydney Bennett and Matthew Martin.
An Evening With Arthur Brown | Fri 11 Mar | The Ruby Lounge | £15
The man synonymous with flamboyant performances and wide-ranging vocals, Brown will be joined by Angel Fallon for a multi-media presentation about his life.
Cosmosis Festival | Sat 12 Mar | Victoria Warehouse | £67.50
All day and nighter with performances from The Jesus and Mary Chain, The Brian Jonestown Massacre, Sleaford Mods plus a lot more. See our full preview here.
Lake Komo | Sat 12 Mar | Soup Kitchen | £7
Manchester-based quartet with expansive, emotive pop songs that have a hint of electronica.
Traams | Sun 13 Mar | Gullivers | £7
Trio with post-punk and Krautrock sounds who formed based on their shared love of bands including Television, Battles and The Stooges.
Published on: Sun 6 Mar 2016