To round off the month and kick start our week – the Working Class Movement Library presents… Radical Sounds. This Bank Holiday Monday 31 August, the Salford-based charity brings us a special online fundraiser curated by Maxine Peake. From 7pm, there will be a mixture of music and readings. You can catch performances from Eccentronic Research Council, Goat Girl, All Girls Arson Club, Keeley Forsyth & Ross Downes, and more.
Plus there will be readings from local talent including Christopher Eccleston and Nico Mirallegro. The event will be available to view via the WCML Facebook page and their website. Any money donated will go straight back into supporting the library and their work telling the story of the British working classes. You can find out more by heading to the official WCML website below.
Mustafa Alobaidi, better known by his stage name Muzz, is an English drum and bass producer and DJ. Still only in his 20s, he first gained attention back in 2010 and continues to release music – including his debut album The Promised Land (out Thursday 3 September). To celebrate this release, Muzz will be streaming the record live and in full over on record label Monster Cat’s Twitch channel on Tuesday 1 September from 8pm. This full concert livestream experience, including some special guests is not to be missed! RSVP via the link below.
Known for her huge online following – Swedish singer, songwriter, record producer and visual director Jonna Lee brings us Konsert on the evening of Wednesday 2 September. A virtual concert experience, Lee will perform her blend of electro, indie and art pop alongside vivid visuals. Using her moniker ionnalee and audiovisual project iamamiwhoami – the event will also feature some special guests. Available to view for free via the Youtube channel 6pm – you can also donate to support the artist by heading to the website.
The Heavy Music Awards returns in digital form for 2020. Swapping the O2 Forum Kentish Town for Twitch – the event will still be packed with awards, live music performances and chats with the bands. Presented live from the Heavy Music Awards’ London offices – hosts will be Kerrang’s Sophie K and Jon Mahon with awards for Best Album, Best UK Band and more. You can expect sets from The Hunna, Holding Absence, Heart Of A Coward, Wargasm, Coldbones and HAWXX. Headline sponsor Amazon Music will be streaming the event via their Twitch channel on Thursday 3 September from 8:30pm. For more information be sure to head to the website.
Infamous West Lothian band The Snuts play a one-off lockdown themed set this Friday 4 September. Live afloat the river Clyde, the lads will be performing aboard The Tall Ship. To view this special event, purchase of a virtual ticket is required and these are priced at £7. Starting at 8:30pm – hit the link below to grab your tickets quick!
We Are Manchester return with their TENTH livestream event this weekend – and the line-up is looking good! The weekly online festival, taking place on Sunday afternoons, has played host to many talented artists and bands – both local and further afield. This week sees Manchester’s 92Games play tunes from their recently released album about:BLANK for the first time.
Also on the line-up: fellow Mancs Loose Articles, Easter’s Tom Long plus Nixon Tate will also be performing. And to headline the day – there will be a special set from Bolton’s The Jade Assembly. Taking place this Sunday 6 September from 2pm – this will be a ticketed event priced at just a fiver. Not only will you be supporting the acts, but your ticket will give you exclusive access to the event (via a link available on the day). This stream will not be available after the event – so grab your tickets now! For more info on the event and line-up – see the Facebook event page here.
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