Haunt The Woods | YES (Basement) | Tue 17 Mar | 7.30pm | £8

Haunt The Woods headline the Basement room at YES early on this week. The prog rock quartet, hailing from Cornwall, released their debut album Opaque earlier this year. With a blend of alternative, pop and folk to their sound – expect gorgeous melodies, four-part vocal harmonies and raw emotional lyrics.

38 Charles Street, Manchester, M1 7DB, Tel: 0161 273 2725
The Regrettes | Gorilla | Tue 17 Mar | 7.30pm | £14

LA power-pop outfit The Regrettes hit the stage at Gorilla. Led by 19 year old Lydia Night, the four-piece released their sophomore album How Do You Love? last year and take influence from various artists such as Bikini Kill, Kate Nash, Joan Jett and Haim. Hailed as the new faces of feminist punk – this is not one to be missed.

54-56 Whitworth Street, Manchester, M1 5WW, Tel: 0161 826 2998
Chemtrails/Mister Twisted/Ermine Fudge | Aatma | Wed 18 Mar | 7pm | £5

Garage-punk/new-wave outfit Chemtrails headline a midweek evening of music at Aatma. The quintet who relocated to Manchester last year are known for their DIY approach and glistening synthy raw guitar sound. They are joined by Mister Twisted – a local band who fuse psychedelia, alt rock and post-punk genres. Also on the bill are scrappy slacker garage pop trio Ermine Fudge.

14-16 Faraday Street, Manchester, M1 1BE, Tel: 07510 728092
The Lotts/Feral Family/Shallow Waters | The Castle Hotel | Fri 20 Mar | 7.30pm | £6

Modern Age Music presents a showcase of acts this Friday. On the bill are three talented bands from across the North. Headlining are Warrington’s own The Lotts, a young garage-rock four-piece who play fast and loud. They are joined by Feral Family from Sheffield who bring their brand of dark indie rock. Local lads Shallow Waters also play giving us their grungy psychedelic sound.

66 Oldham Street, Manchester, M4 1LE, Tel: 0161 237 9485
Tungz | Off The Square | Sat 21 Mar | 7.30pm | £8

Bristol groovy boys – Tungz are headlining Off The Square this weekend. With their 70’s inspired synths and disco grooves, the four mates bring us a fresh look at bedroom pop. There’s a buzz around Tungz, both here and over the pond with radio play and reviews – known for their electric live performances, don’t miss this.

7 Lever Street, Manchester, M1 1FL, Tel: 0161 518 4248
Clock Opera | Soup Kitchen | Sun 22 Mar | 7.30pm | £10

London-based indie outfit Clock Opera head to Manchester in support of their new release Carousel with a date at Soup Kitchen. Formed by multi-instrumentalist Guy Connolly back in 2009 – this is the band’s third album and has so far produced the three singles Be Somebody Else, Carousel and The Imaginary Nation.

31-33 Spear Street, Manchester, M1 1DF, Tel: 0161 236 5100
Mon 16 Mar - Sun 22 Mar
Cat Allan
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Fri 13 Mar 2020