Our latest picks from Manchester’s eclectic, electric late-night scene feature French techno royalty, Brazilian disco and a local cult hero. Here’s what’s coming up…

CDR: Ruf Dug (Artist Talk) | Soup | Thu 13 Oct | Suggested donation: £5

This month sees production workshop, Create Define Release, host local cult hero Ruf Dug for an artist talk with fellow Manc, P-Ro. They’ll be getting under the hood of some of his tracks, before any producers in the house, yourself included, get a chance to submit their own works in progress to be played on Soup’s brand-spanking new soundsystem. Either bring them on a USB or upload via the link.

31-33 Spear Street, M1 1DF
Totally Enormous Exctinct Dinosaurs (Live) | New Century House | Sat 15 Oct | £17.50

TEED’s second album has been a long time coming, but was a pleasant ride through some very up-to-date sounds. With some killer releases between the albums, there should be plenty of material for this revamped live show, which hits the newly reopened New Century House this Saturday. Support is TBA.

Corporation Street, M60 4ES
Laurent Garnier | YES | Sat 22 Oct | £16.50

It’s quite a rare occasion when French house and techno legend, Laurent Garnier is in town. And this time, he’s playing twice. Friday night he’s playing the closing slot on the Concourse at Mayfield Depot for Peggy Gou. Saturday, WHP are putting him on all night long down in the Pink Room at YES. Don’t miss this chance to catch a timeless tastemaker and ex-Hacienda resident in such intimate confines.

38 Charles St, M1 7DB
Marcos Valle + Luke Una | The Blues Kitchen | Mon 24 Oct | £22.50

Brazilian disco icon, Marcos Valle is easily one of the most prominent musicians in the country’s history. Famed for his effortlessly funky pop, he’s collaborated with Sergio Mendes, Frank Sinatra and Ali Shaheed Mohammed over his 60+ year career. What’s more, he’s joined by local legend, Luke Una who’ll be DJing before and after the show.

13 Quay St, M3 3HN
A+A (Avalon Emerson/Anunaku) | The White Hotel | Thu 27 Oct | £13

After announcing collaborative EP, 060 on AD 93, Avalon Emerson and Anunaku have announced a mini-tour, stopping at Amsterdam, Barcelona and London as well as Manchester’s White Hotel. It looks like they’ll be playing all night long together, 10pm-4am, don’t miss this chance to catch what might be a one-off b2b.

Dickinson Street Salford M3 7LW
Thu 13 Oct - Thu 27 Oct
Leo Burrell
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Thu 13 Oct 2022