MOOD SWINGS: Yxngxr1, The Golden Dregs, Unschooling + Priceless Bodies | YES (Basement) | Mon 15 Nov | 7pm | £5.60

Kicking off our week is MOOD SWINGS—the monthly event from Now Wave and So Young. This Mon 15 Nov, head down to the YES basement for a line-up of four of the best, new, hyped acts on the planet

Featuring Yxngxr1, The Golden Dregs, Unschooling and Priceless Bodies. Doors from 7pm and tickets only £5.50 (inc. booking fee).

YES, 38 Charles St, Manchester M1 7DB
Sterling Press | Night & Day Café | Mon 15 Nov | 8pm | £8.80

London alt four-piece Sterling Press headline Oldham Street venue Night & Day Café this Mon 15 Nov. Drawing on influences from indie, punk, ska and techno music—this Manchester date of the band’s ‘Very Fun Times’ tour sees them supported by Bedside Manners, Tom Braithwaite and Before 10.

Night & Day Café, 26 Oldham St, Manchester M1 1JN
Weird Milk | Gullivers NQ | Wed 17 Nov | 7:30pm | £8.80

Northern Quarter’s beloved Gullivers plays host to Weird Milk this Wed 17 Nov to coincide with the release of their debut EP ‘We Were Strangers’. Support comes from local acts Sorebae and The Facades. Make sure you’re there for 7:30pm.

Gullivers NQ, 109 Oldham St, Manchester M4 1LW
LEAF SHOWCASE: The Perps, Queen Cult, Field Manual, Totem Wolf | The Castle Hotel | Thu 18 Nov | 7pm | £7 / £6 OTD

Leaf Promotions bring us their second showcase this Thu 18 Nov at The Castle Hotel. This time with an alt-rock/indie-rock line-up featuring “the very, very best original bands from around the Northwest”—expect sets from The Perps, Queen Cult, Field Manual and Totem Wolf. Entry is just £6 on the door, with limited tickets also available online for a small booking fee. Doors from 7pm.

The Castle Hotel, 66 Oldham St, Manchester M4 1LE
Lucy Deakin | YES (Pink Room) | Thu 18 Nov | 7:30pm | £9

On her first ever headline tour, Manchester’s Lucy Deakin hits the Pink Room at YES on Thu 18 Nov. Fresh from the release of EP ‘in your head I’m probably crying’—this hometown gig will feature support from Lacuna J and Patrick Saint James. With presale sold out, remaining tickets are just £9 (inc. booking fee). Don’t miss this one.

YES, 38 Charles St, Manchester M1 7DB
Brain Food | 33 Oldham St | Fri 19 Nov | 7:30pm | £7

Birmingham psych-soaked five-piece Brain Food play 33 Oldham St on Fri 19 Nov. This rescheduled gig features support from Liverpool’s Samurai Kip and Manchester’s very own KATZ. Tickets just 7 quid (inc. booking fee).

33 Oldham St, Manchester M1 1JG
The Membranes | The Deaf Institute | Sat 20 Nov | 7pm | £16.88

Legendary post-punk band The Membranes will grace the stage at The Deaf Institute this weekend on Sat 20 Nov from 7pm. They’ll be joined on the bill by the incredible Girls In Synthesis and fuzzy, alt-punk Mancs The Empty Page.

The Deaf Institute, 135 Grosvenor St, Manchester M1 7HE
Mewn + Another Country $$$$ + The Accident Group | The Talleyrand | Sat 20 Nov | 7:15pm | £5.50

Join Mewn for their ‘Landscapes Unchanged’ EP release show at The Talleyrand this Sat 20 Nov. It’s an all-Manc line-up with support coming from special guests Another Country $$$$ and The Accident Group. Grab a ticket now for just £5.50 (inc. booking fee).

The Talleyrand, 1030 Stockport Rd, Manchester M19 3WX
Mon 15 Nov - Sun 21 Nov, Photo credit: Chan Kim
Cat Allan
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Mon 15 Nov 2021