Scruff of the Neck TV | Mon 24 & Wed 26 May | 7:30pm | Online via Twitch (Free)

Manchester’s Scruff of the Neck label continue their music telly series this week featuring tunes and chats from a range of artists. This Monday 24 May, tune in for a set from pop singer-songwriter Joe Dolman. With another session on Wednesday 26 May, keep your eyes peeled on SOTN socials for further acts to be announced. It all kicks off from 7:30pm on the Twitch channel and, as always, is completely FREE to watch!

Bleach Body, Flat Moon & Red Melody | Aatma | Thu 27 May | 5:30pm | £3

Manchester noisy rockers, Bleach Body, headline Northern Quarter venue Aatma this Thursday 27 May. With support from Leeds band Flat Moon and local indie funk group Red Melody. This is a socially distanced event so tickets are very limited and priced at just £3. Be quick and grab yours from the link below.

Aatma, 1st Floor, 14-16 Faraday Street, Manchester, M1 1BE
Belshazzar’s Feast | The Met, Bury | Thu 27 May | 6:30pm / 9pm | Tables from £32, Individual seats £16

Folk duo Belshazzar’s Feast play Bury venue The Met this week on Thursday 27 May. With two shows (6:30pm and 9pm) – expect an incredible, eclectic and eccentric mix of music from Paul Sartin and Paul Hutchinson. Tickets can be bought individually or as tables and are priced accordingly – find out more at the website linked below.

The Met, Market Street, Bury, BL9 0BW
MIF Presents: MUD Kitchen | Thu 27 May | 7pm | Online via Youtube (Free)

Manchester International Festival present the final instalment of the free ‘Festival in My House… And Yours’ series this Thursday 27 May. Manchester Urban Diggers will be curating MUD Kitchen – a specially curated series of streamed outdoor cooking workshops run by members of the community around Platt Fields Park. Available to view for free on the MIF official Youtube channel, be sure to check this out from 7pm on the day.

Billy Lockett | Manchester Academy | Thu 27 May | 7:30pm | £19.25

Piano man Billy Lockett plays a socially distanced date at Manchester Academy as part of his Reflections Tour on Thursday 27 May. Seated and socially distanced – tickets are limited on this one and priced at £19.25 (inc. booking fee). Grab one while you can.

Manchester Academy, Manchester University Students Union, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PR
HENGE (Family Friendly Matinee Show) | HOMEGround | Sun 30 May | 1:30pm | Adults: £12, Under 16s: £8

From the brand new outdoor space launched by HOME – Band On The Wall present a series of one-off events from world-renowned artists. This Sunday 30 May catch Manchester-based outer space band HENGE. Playing their brand of electronic crossover rock called ‘cosmic dross’ – this matinee performance (from 1:30pm) aims to be fun for all the family. Tickets are tabled and you can find out more at the booking link below.

HOMEGround, First Street, Manchester, M15 4FN
We Are Manchester Live: Fierce | Sun 30 May | 3pm | Online via virtual tickets (Pay What You Like)

Join We Are Manchester this Sunday 30 May for an online celebration of female-identifying voices based in the North West. Kicking off from 3pm, Fierce will include performances from Saints Among Us, Woman You Stole, Dead Pony, Rilke, and Olivia Browse. With introductions from the legendary Clint Boon – this event is ticketed on a ‘pay what you like’ basis with fees going towards the artists. You can find out more at the Facebook event page.

Mon 24 May - Sun 30 May
Cat Allan
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Mon 24 May 2021