Tuesday Open Mic | The Whiskey Jar | Tue 23 Aug | 5pm | Free

Get yourselves down early to The Whiskey Jar this Tue 23 Aug and bag your seat for the Open Mic featuring a line-up of talented bands and artists. The free event will feature sets from Doad, Ayanam, YOPO, Alistair McKenzie, James Oldham, Dane Kelly, Thomas Jack, Robbie Caswell-Jones and Danny Bradley.

The Whiskey Jar, 14 Tariff St, Manchester M1 2FF
carolesdaughter w/ Cody Frost | The Deaf Institute | Wed 24 Aug | 7pm | £15.50

carolesdaughter aka Thea Taylor takes the stage at Deaf Institute this Wed 24 Aug. Hailing from Southern California, the alt-pop singer has seen success with releases cold bathroom floor, my mother wants me dead and the viral track violent. Joining her as support will be North West artist Cody Frost. Grab a ticket at the link below!

The Deaf Institute, 135 Grosvenor St, Manchester M1 7HE
Now Wave Presents: M(H)AOL | The Castle Hotel | Wed 24 Aug | 7.30pm | £8

Catch a headline set from Irish intersectional band M(h)aol this Wed 24 Aug at Northern Quarter’s The Castle Hotel. After the release of their latest single Bored of Men last month, they will be joined by Liverpool DIY duo Seagoth on support. Tickets are priced at £8 (inc. booking fee). Doors form 7.30pm.

The Castle Hotel, 66 Oldham St, Manchester M4 1LE
Kill-joy Promotions Presents: Maruja | Band On The Wall | Thu 25 Aug | 10pm | Free

This Thu 25 Aug, Kill-joy Promotions present Manchester-based four-piece Maruja in a special gig at Band On The Wall. Kicking off at 10pm on the venue’s second stage at the rear of the brand new bar, there will be a DJ set afterwards from Charlie Marriott. Oh and it’s free entry! Find out more at the link below.

Band On The Wall, 25 Swan St, Manchester M4 5JZ
Alphaville Presents: The Birthmarks Album Launch w/ The Foetals | Fuel Café Bar | Thu 25 Aug | 7.30pm | £6

Manchester supergroup The Birthmarks (ft. members of Sex Hands, Irma Vep, Aldous RH and Egyption Hip Hop) take over Withington venue Fuel Café this Fri 26 Aug. Marking the release of their latest album Slowly – the post-punk/psych pop band will be joined by fellow MCR act The Foetals. Tickets are only six quid!

Fuel Cafe Bar, 448 Wilmslow Rd, Withington, Manchester M20 3BW
We Are Manchester Live: Matt Gough | The Castle Hotel | Sat 27 Aug | 7pm | £8.13

Former frontman of Manchester band Fragile Audio Matt Gough is now flying solo and will play a headline gig at The Castle Hotel this Sat 27 Aug. Brought to you by We Are Manchester, the bill also includes performances from local talents ​Tay Temple ​and Rivver. Doors from 7pm.

The Castle Hotel, 66 Oldham St, Manchester M4 1LE
RGM Live: Green Wire/The Distance/Colorful Crimes | Gullivers NQ | Sat 27 Aug | 7pm | £8

RGM bring us another packed Manchester showcase at Gullivers NQ this Sat 27 Aug featuring performances from headliner Green Wire, indie rock band The Distance and multi-instrumentalist Colorful Crimes. Tickets are priced at just £8 (inc. booking fee). Get down there from 7pm!

Gullivers NQ, 109 Oldham St, Manchester, M4 1LW
Mon 22 Aug - Sun 28 Aug, Photo credit: Cal Moores
Cat Allan
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Mon 22 Aug 2022