Happy New Year! As we float through this first week of 2022, our venues thankfully remain open.. so we’ve rounded up a handful of gigs to get your 2022 off to the best possible start. Here’s hoping live music and independent venues continue to pull through these trying times. *All info correct at the time of writing*

Dane Kelly Single Release Party | The Castle Hotel | Fri 7 Jan | 7:30pm | £6

Young singer-songwriter Dane Kelly plays The Castle Hotel this Fri 7 Jan to coincide with his recent release ‘Know My Name’. Support will come from Monday Night Special and Aiden Baldasera with tickets priced at just £6.

The Castle Hotel, 66 Oldham St, Manchester M4 1LE
Furrowed Brow / Death Vignettes / Slack Alices | The Peer Hat | Fri 7 Jan | 7:30pm | £5

Get yourselves down to The Peer Hat this Fri 7 Jan for a night of glam, garage and punk featuring Manchester’s Furrowed Brow, Death Vignettes and Slack Alices all on the bill. The evening presented by Abattoir Blues Records will kick off from 7.30pm. Tickets are a fiver!

The Peer Hat, 14-16 Faraday St, Manchester M1 1BE
All Day Punk Festival | Aatma | Sun 9 Jan | From 2pm | £5

Aatma host an all-day punk festival this Sun 9 Jan. From 2pm you can catch performances from The Drones, BabelStation, Third Degree Gurns, Crude Virtue and loads more. Pay just £5 for a whole day of punk.

Aatma, 1st Floor, 14-16 Faraday St, Manchester M1 1BE
Mon 3 Jan - Sun 9 Jan
Cat Allan
Published on:
Mon 3 Jan 2022