McGoldrick, McCusker and Doyle at Home this Spring | Wed 24 Mar | 8pm | via Virtual Ticket (£12)

Multi-instrumental folk trio McGoldrick, McCusker and Doyle perform a special recorded set from Bury’s The Met this Wednesday 24 March. With Manchester’s own Mike McGoldrick on flute, whistles and clarinet, Glasgow’s John McCusker on fiddles and harmonium, and John Doyle of Dublin bringing the vocals, guitar and more – this live streamed performance promises to include some old favourites that fans are sure to recognise. To watch you’ll need to purchase a virtual ticket priced at £12 – grab yours in the link below.

MIF Festival In My House... And Yours - Arty Farty | Thu 25 Mar | 7pm | via Youtube

Manchester International Festival continue their free online programming this week with the latest instalment of the Festival In My House..And Yours series. This Thursday 25 March, tune in over on the MIF Youtube channel from 7pm to watch Arty Farty. John Wilkinson and Chloe Barlow of North Manchester theatre company Malandra Jacks explore what its like to be young and working class today – whilst celebrating and parodying all things arty.

Heist or Hit presents.. An Evening with Her’s | Sat 27 Mar | 9pm | via Youtube

This coming Saturday will mark the two year anniversary of the passing of Liverpool-based band Her’s. To celebrate Ste and Audun’s life and legacy, their record label Heist or Hit have a very special stream in store. On Saturday 27 March from 9pm – we’re all invited to An Evening With Her’s. The lads’ 2018 headline show from The Dome in London will be played – in its entirety – over on the Heist or Hit Youtube channel. Click the link below to watch this beautiful tribute this weekend.


The North Will Rise Again | Sat 27 / Sun 28 Mar | 7:30pm | via Virtual Ticket (£10+)

Musicians from Manchester and Liverpool come together this weekend for live-streamed micro festival The North Will Rise Again. Taking place over two evenings from 7:30pm – Saturday 27 March will be coming from Liverpool’s Invisible Wind Factory where Lightning Seeds, Red Rum Club and Zuzu will be performing sets. Sunday 28 will be hosted by much-loved Manchester venue Gorilla as The Charlatans, Ist Ist and Liines take the stage. Virtual tickets start from £10 per evening and proceeds will be going towards the charities Liverpool Music House and The Music Venue’s Trust #SaveOurVenues campaign – whilst also providing work for independent venues, production staff and film crews in both cities. Find out more and get yourself a ticket in the link below.

We Are Manchester Live #35 | Sun 28 Mar | From 2pm | via Virtual Ticket (£3.50)

Another Sunday afternoon, another bumper live stream from We Are Manchester. This Sunday 28 March features a line-up of some great local talent including Dalmas, Suave Martyrs, Lanterns and The Notion. Paul Langley will be performing a special a DJ set plus there will be introductions by none other than Clint Boon. This event will kick off from around 2pm and virtual tickets (£3.50) are available in association with BeatStream Box Office. You can find out more by heading to the event page or get your tickets below.

Mon 22 Mar - Sun 28 Mar
Cat Allan
Published on:
Mon 22 Mar 2021