After a considerable hiatus from the studio, Hot Snakes returned with a thundering new album Jericho Sirens last year. The post-hardcore California natives – spearheaded by childhood friends Rick Froberg and John Reis – bring their rock n roll energy to Deaf Institute this week. Support comes from LIINES and Careering.
Celebrating their tenth anniversary, Band Of Skulls play their breakthrough debut album Baby Darling Doll Face Honey in its entirety. Embarking on their second headline UK tour of 2019 after the release of fifth album Love Is All You Love earlier this year – the Southampton rock band bring a dash of nostalgia to Manchester Academy 2.
Guest Singer bring their ‘dark party songs’ to The Castle this week. Contemplating the ideas of self-image, social media and everyday life – the FOMO singer combines wavy synths with moody melancholic vocals to deliver ‘anti-motivational anthems for the post-truth generation’. Support comes from Canary Kids and Strangers.
An 80’s synth-pop revival – The Navettes headline Night People this week. Hot on the release of their recent single 12AM – the Manchester five-piece have already been making waves in the local scene with their irresistibly catchy tunes and a notable energetic live performance.
Indie-rock band Graceland bring their grungy riffs to Night & Day at the weekend. With tracks such as There Will Be Blood and Red Handed – the Manchester four-piece blend great melodies and punchy vocals guaranteed to get the crowd moving. Support comes from Tennis System, Tepid Youth and POST.
Manchester’s very own Dirty Laces headline a music-filled night at the legendary Salford Lads’ Club. Bringing their fresh take on proto-punk – expect entrancing guitar riffs, pop-melodies and hypnotic rhythms – not to mention a fiery live performance. Also playing on the bill are fellow local rock n roll acts Cleargreen and Bines. Plus Listen Up DJs!
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