DIY’s Hello gigs usually take place at London’s The Old Blue Last every Tuesday in January but with stuff being different this year and venues being closed the sets have been filmed to view virtually for free. In association with The state51 Conspiracy, each session will be streamed at 7pm each Tuesday throughout January via Youtube. This week (Tuesday 12 January) features artists Master Peace, Pixey and Rose Gray. Last week’s is still available to watch and make sure you subscribe to not miss future sets. Click the link below to be taken straight to the Youtube channel.
Nashville Meets London present the latest session in their series this Wednesday 13 January with duo Cross Atlantic. Made up of Missouri-native and powerhouse vocalist Karli Chayne and Huddersfield-born musician-producer James Sinclair-Stott, the pair will be playing a set featuring their tracks Jigsaw Puzzle and Just A Word. Available to view for free over on the Nashville Meets London Facebook page from 6pm. See the link below to watch.
As featured in last week’s round up, The Luka State are currently on their January Virtual Tour of the UK. This week sees a date with Manchester’s Scruff Of The Neck on Thursday 14 January. To view you’ll need to purchase a virtual ticket – by entering the code FREEACCESS at checkout you can get this for free. See the link below for more info and merch bundles available.
After getting us through previous lockdowns last year with her livestream shows, Jess Kemp is back! Each fortnight until lockdown ends, Jess will be playing live music over on her Youtube channel. The first session will be this Friday 15 January from 8pm. See the link below to view and send over your requests!
We Are Manchester bring us their 25th livestream show this Sunday 17 January with an afternoon of music. This week’s session will feature late 70’s powerpop band The Trend, South African-born musician Alex Cavan, singer-songwriter Alex James Brierley and Manchester’s Ollie West. Kicking off from 3pm, the stream will be free to view via the We Are Manchester Youtube channel (link below) – but donations can be made to the bands here. Keep your eye peeled for further line-up announcements.
Manchester’s Bread Records serve us another Fresh Batch this Sunday 17 January. From 8pm, catch singer-songwriter Laura Farrow play a unique and intimate set. Free to watch, the Fresh Batch sessions take places every Sunday and are a great way to discover new talent. Find more info on the event page here and watch on Facebook live on the Bread Records page.
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