You can always count on Manchester’s Scruff of the Neck for your weekly dose of music telly. This Monday 31 May, tune in for chats and tunes with Brighton-based alt rockers Creeping Jean and Leeds lads For You The Moon. Hosted by Hattie Pearson, it’ll all be kicking off from 7:30pm over on the SOTN Twitch channel – don’t miss it.
York band The Howl & The Hum performed an exclusive one-off set last week at the city’s cathedral with a very lucky (and limited) audience. Now, the team behind the event are making this performance available to view online for a short time only. Alongside Sheffield’s Gina Walters and Lucy Revis of Before Breakfast and Neighbourhood Voices, this hour-long set is adorned with a specially crafted string section and choir in a beautifully historic setting. This pay on demand stream can be viewed via the purchase of a virtual ticket (priced £5-£10) up until Sunday 6 June. You can find out more at the ticket link below.
After a ten-year hiatus – the original line-up of Razorlight are reuniting. Formed in 2002, they were at the forefront of the London guitar band scene that the early naughties became infamous for. This Wednesday 2 June fans can watch as Johnny Borrell, Andy Burrows, Björn Ågren and Carl Dalemo perform a celebratory set in this worldwide online show. You can expect all the classics – from ‘Golden Touch’ to ‘America’. Grab a virtual ticket priced from £16.50 or pay £22 for the Deluxe 30 Day On-Demand Pass where you can enjoy the gig as many times as you want plus exclusive behind the scenes content.
As we emerge from lockdown, ‘1-2-3-4 NSEW’ – a package tour of new artists playing live shows across the country hits Manchester with a date at YES (The Pink Room). This Friday 4 June from 7:30pm catch performances from Nuha Ruby Ra, Muck Spreader and Genie Genie. This event is socially distanced and seated with very limited tickets. Priced at just £6 be quick and get yours now.
It’s week three of The Deaf Institute’s ‘Good Mood Interlude’ programme of free events and this Saturday 5 June sees DJ sets from Suck It And Spin plus Mossley’s Cabbage.
5pm – 10pm: Suck It And Spin
From club nights to gig nights, these indie post-punk connoisseurs leave no stone unturned in their perpetual quest to champion the greatest and most cutting edge new rock ‘n’ roll from across the globe. Catch them at Deaf for one of their rare, one of a kind, vinyl-only indie DJ sets.
10pm – 3am: Cabbage DJ set
Crashing onto the hallowed Manchester scene in late 2015, Cabbage injected a fresh dose of vitality with their irreverent brand of humour, wild live shows, and scuzzy neo-post-punk. Expect a DJ set just like their live shows – full of energy, carnage and banging tunes.
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