NQ Jazz: Chesaba | Mon 10 May | 7pm | via Vimeo/Youtube/Facebook Live

Filmed at The Yard MCR, the NQ Jazz series showcases some of the best talent around – and the latest instalment is no different. This Monday 10 May from 7pm tune in for an exclusive performance from electrifying trio Chesaba. Formed of Abel Selaocoe, Sidiki Dembele and Alan Keary – the multi-instrumental group celebrate African culture, jazz and classical music. Expect original compositions from these award-winning artists. You can tune in via Vimeo, Youtube or Facebook Live. More info can be found at the event page linked below.

The Yard MCR: ONE SHOT Series | Weekly | via Instagram TV/Youtube

Another brilliant series from Manchester’s creative space The Yard. The weekly ONE SHOT stream features performances from a range of artists with a difference – there’s only one camera, one take, one shot. Available to watch via IGTV or Youtube – there are already sets from China Moon, Claire Victoria Roberts, Mr Matthew Fisher and Alfie Sky for you to enjoy. Keep your eyes peeled on those socials to catch upcoming instalments.

Show Stream TV Live Sessions: Moby Dickless | Wed 12 May | 7:30pm | via Youtube

Manchester-based broody jazz trio Moby Dickless perform for Show Stream TV this Wednesday 12 May from 7:30pm. Bringing their brand of post-bop trip-hop, the band will be doing a set of five tracks including 2020 single Life Aquatic – plus sitting down for a chat. FFO Portishead, Massive Attack and Black Midi – this is free-to-watch via the Show Stream TV Youtube channel linked below.

Duo: Gig In Your Garden | Fri 14 May | 8pm | via Facebook Live

Duo aka Will Cashel and Ben Bruant continue their Gig In Your Garden series this Friday 14 May. For over a year they’ve been live streaming performances for viewers “playing songs you know in ways you probably don’t” – more recently putting on gigs in the gardens of key and frontline workers. Be sure to tune in over on their Facebook from 8pm.

We Are Manchester Live | Sun 16 May | From 3pm | via Youtube

We Are Manchester return with an all Manchester-based lineup for this Sunday 16 May. From 3pm, catch We Three Kings, Alex Spencer and Minerva Daisy as they play tunes to soundtrack your Sunday. Available to watch for free on Youtube – you can also donate towards the acts on Eventbrite. Find out more info at the Facebook event page.

Mon 10 May - Sun 16 May
Cat Allan
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Mon 10 May 2021