This Easter Monday 5 April sees the last day of music from Egg Fest 2021. Brought to you by JMW Promotions, a range of artists have been streaming sets over the weekend to raise funds for the charity Nordoff Robbins Music Therapy. Tune in over on the JMW Facebook page from 11am til 9pm for live performances from Harrison Rimmer, Dorothy Ella, Michael Webster and more. Find out more at the event page here.
NQ Jazz presents an evening with musician Marco Woolf this Monday 5 April from 7pm. Known for his poetic storytelling, Woolf will be joined by composer/improviser Tom Harris and two of his favourite local songwriters – Paige Kennedy and Anna McLuckie. Expect original songs by all four artists blended through poetry, improvised stories and musical interludes. You can tune in for free on the Youtube channel or through Facebook Live where the stream will be available for 48 hours before being moved to the NQ Jazz Patreon archive. Find out more at the event link below.
Once again, Manchester’s Scruff of the Neck HQ hosts chats and tunes this week over on their Twitch channel. This Monday 5 April catch an exclusive performance from Lostboy plus a catch up with host Abbie McCarthy from 7:30pm. Free to watch, Scruff of the Neck TV posts weekly on Mondays and Wednesday so keep your eyes on those socials for more announcements.
Join Ben Howard this Thursday 8 April for a one-off global livestream event to celebrate the release of his new album Collections From The Whiteout. Filmed at the iconic Goonhilly Earth Station on the Lizard Peninsula in Cornwall, UK, Ben and his band will perform new album tracks for the first time. To view you’ll need to purchase a virtual ticket which are priced from £12.50. Further exclusive merch bundles are also available. See the link below for more info and to grab your tickets.
Leeds art-rock trio Mush will be performing a special set this Thursday 8 April from the city’s great Brudenell Social Club. Fresh from releasing their album Lines Redacted back in February – you can tune in from 8pm over on the club’s Vimeo channel found in the link below.
Get your weekend gig-fix this Saturday 10 April with a free and live set from Sheffield band Perfectparachutepicture at Blackpool’s alternative music bar Bootleg Social. Available to watch from 7:15pm on Facebook Live, Twitch and Youtube, duo Dead Friends will also be performing. Check the event page for further details.
Rounding off our week, livestream-pros We Are Manchester are back with their 37th week of music on Sunday 11 April – this time with an electro music special. DJ at Manchester’s legendary Hacienda, Paul Langley, guides us through with performances from Hattie Cook, Paul’s brother and fellow DJ Bobby Langley and Dots. There will also be chats with Luke Bainbridge (City Life/Observe Music Mag) and more to be announced. Grab your tickets through Beatstream Box Office in the link below.
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