sweethearts + Jetski | The Castle Hotel | Mon 18 Apr | 7.30pm | £6.60

Kicking off our week – sweethearts headline The Castle this Mon 18 Apr. Bringing a nostalgic reinvention of the 90s sound with their ‘bubblegrunge’ aesthetic—the Hull band will be joined by mates Jetski on support. Doors from 7.30pm.

The Castle Hotel, 66 Oldham St, Manchester M4 1LE
Maruja + The Sukis + Bad Nana + more | Night & Day Café | Tue 19 Apr | 8pm | £5.50

Head down to Night & Day this Tue 19 Apr as the venue presents a showcase of some of the most exciting local bands around. The bill includes sets from Maruja, The Sukis and Bad Nana. Tickets are priced at only £5.50 (inc. booking fee). Get on it!

Night & Day Café, 26 Oldham St, Manchester, M1 1JN
Bambara | Gorilla | Thu 21 Apr | 7.30pm | £11.25

Brooklyn-based noise punks Bambara hit Gorilla on their UK tour this Thu 21 April. Bringing their venomous sound featuring buzzsaw guitars and a pulverising rhythm section, Bambara will be joined by London avant-pop artist Nuha Ruby Ra on support. This is not one to be missed!

Gorilla, 54-56 Whitworth St, Manchester M1 5WW
Scott Magnus – EP Release Party | 33 Oldham St | Fri 22 Apr | 7.30pm | £7

Oldham indie pop/rock musician Scott Magnus takes the stage at 33 Oldham St this Fri 22 Apr to mark the release of his latest EP Comeback Stronger. Support comes from very special guests Slo Cheetah and Chive. Tickets are priced at seven quid (inc booking fee). Doors from 7.30pm.

33 Oldham St, Manchestere M1 1JG
Sorebae | YES (Basement) | Fri 22 Apr | 7.30pm | £8.80

Strange Days presents Sorebae at YES (Basement) on Fri 22 Apr from 7.30pm. This debut headline show from the Manchester-based artist promises to be intimate and filled with plenty of lo-fi beats to melt away to. Grab your ticket by hitting the link below!

YES, 38 Charles St, Manchester M1 7DB
Midland Railway – New Single Launch Party | Aatma | Fri 22 Apr | 7.30pm | £5

After an impressive headline show there in January, Midland Railway return to Aatma this Fri 22 Apr for another round of nerdy folk-punk fun—complete with some new songs! They’ll be joined by some mates on the bill including Furrowed Brow, Endings and Drat. Plus tickets are only a fiver! You know what to do.

Aatma, 1st Floor, 14-16 Faraday St, Manchester M1 1BE
Bleach Boy | Gullivers NQ | Sat 23 Apr | 7.30pm | £8

This weekend Bleach Boy play their biggest headline gig yet at Gullivers NQ. On Sat 23 Apr from 7.30pm, get yourselves down to the Northern Quarter venue as Sabotage MCR host the post-punk/grunge band plus pals Pyncher and The Accident Group.

Gullivers NQ, 109 Oldham St, Manchester M4 1LW
Mon 18 Apr - Sun 24 Apr, Photo credit: Alex Brown @alex.brown.photo
Cat Allan
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Mon 18 Apr 2022