Dusty Pop Entertainment Presents: R-Fest Winter 2023 | Retro | Wed 29 Nov - Sun 3 Dec | From 7pm | All Week Access £11 / Day Pass £9.50

Retro’s R-Fest returns for the Winter season this Wed 29 Nov with 75+ bands and artists due to play across 2 stages over 5 days! The line-up features Brother, The Build, Gideon Conn, Indigo Youth, Entropy, MARA, PICTURE NOVA, Baronette, MAVIS, Blindspot, Pretty Colours, The Marbellas and more! Find out more at the link below!

Retro, 78 Sackville St, Manchester M1 3NJ
George David Webster & Emma Taylor Present: The Candlelit Sessions - Oscar Bryant & The Bluebirds + Mateo + Daisy Atkinson | Band on the Wall | Thu 30 Nov | 8.30pm | £7.70

Manchester five-piece Oscar Bryant & The Bluebirds play Band on the Wall this Thu 30 Nov for The Candlelit Sessions. They’ll be joined by singer-songwriter Mateo and Blackpool talent Daisy Atkinson. Tickets are priced at £7.70 (inc. booking fee). Don’t miss this one!

Band On The Wall, 25 Swan St, Manchester, M4 5JZ
Hey Bulldog w/ The Be Positives + Springfield Elementary | Gullivers NQ | Fri 1 Dec | 7.30pm | £10

After sell-out shows at Jimmy’s and The Castle Hotel, Manchester’s Hey Bulldog will headline Gullivers NQ this Fri 1 Dec. Joining them in the Ballroom from 7.30pm for an all-Manc bill will be The Be Positives and Springfield Elementary! Tickets are a tenner. What’s not to like?

Gullivers NQ, 109 Oldham St, Manchester, M4 1LW
Bread Records Presents: Cream of the Crop | The Thirsty Scholar | Sat 2 Dec | From 1pm | Free

Bread Records return once again with their Cream of the Crop showcase this Sat 2 Nov. Kicking off from 1pm at The Thirsty Scholar, there will be live music from Kyle Toolan, Frank, Charlie Whittam and Wom Dono. And what’s more? Entry is free! Head down there for an afternoon of tunes, drinks and lots of veggie/vegan food on offer.

The Thirsty Scholar, 50 New Wakefield St, Manchester, M1 5NP
Freak Slug w/ Yasmin Coe | YES (The Pink Room) | Sat 2 Dec | 7pm | £11.20

Manchester’s very own Freak Slug headline the Pink Room at YES this Sat 2 Nov. The indie-pop act brings along locally-based Yasmin Coe for the ride with doors from 7pm. Grab your tickets quick and find out more by hitting that link below!

YES, 38 Charles St, Manchester, M1 7DB
Leaf Promotions Presents: Leaf Showcase - Bad Heritage + Skies Turn Black + Cages For Preachers | The Castle Hotel | Sat 2 Dec | 7:30pm | £6.72

Leaf Promotions present another stellar showcase this Sat 2 Nov at the iconic Castle Hotel in Northern Quarter. On the bill, catch sets from Bad Heritage, Skies Turn Black and Cages For Preachers. Doors are from 7.30pm, with music kicking off from 8. And tickets are a steal at just £6.72 (inc. booking fee). Get on it!

The Castle Hotel, 66 Oldham St, Manchester, M4 1LE
Tue 28 Nov - Sun 3 Dec, Photo credit: @madebyhaylles
Cat Allan
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Mon 27 Nov 2023