The Struts | O2 Ritz | Tue 19 Jul | 7pm | £26.50

UK glam-rockers The Struts play Manchester’s O2 Ritz this Tue 19 Jul as part of a long-awaited run of headline shows. Formed in Derby back in 2012, the four-piece have opened for rock’n’roll legends The Rolling Stones and The Who as well as Foo Fighters and Guns N’ Roses. Support comes from Cardinal Black.

O2 Ritz, Whitworth St W, Manchester M1 5NQ
Scarlet | Night & Day Café | Thu 21 Jul | 8pm | £8.80

Scarlet bring their alt rock/grunge/pop sound to Oldham Street’s Night & Day this Thu 21 Jul from 8pm. The North West female-led band, who released their latest single Fear just last month, promise killer riffs and powerhouse vocals. Tickets are priced at £8.80 (inc. booking fee).

Night & Day Café, 26 Oldham St, Manchester M1 1JN
Our Sound Music Presents: Redeemers | Off The Square | Fri 22 Jul | 7pm | £7

Our Sound Music present an evening of live music at Off The Square this Fri 22 Jul. Manchester’s five-piece Redeemers will be headlining with support coming from Failsworth’s indie-rockers The Notion and Burnley/Rochdale rock band  The Sprats. Tickets are only seven quid for this one, get on it!

Off The Square, 67 Lever St, Manchester M1 1FL
SOTN Presents: No Sunlight | 33 Oldham St | Fri 22 Jul | 7.30pm | £9

Local alternative/post-hardcore band No Sunlight play 33 Oldham St this Fri 22 Jul to mark the release of their forthcoming self-titled EP. Hosted by Scruff of the Neck, there will also be sets from Tidal and Dane Kelly. Doors from 7.30pm.

33 Oldham St, Manchester M1 1JG
VBAH Records Presents: Luna Rose + Sean Grant & The Wolfgang | The Castle Hotel | Fri 22 Jul | 8pm | £7

Get yourself down to The Castle Hotel on Fri 22 Jul as record label and fanzine Vandalism Begins At Home put on a great live gig. Catch sets from Northamptonshire alt quartet Luna Rose, darkgaze outfit Sean Grant & The Wolfgang, plus Manchester’s very own Furrowed Brow. Doors from 8pm!

The Castle Hotel, 66 Oldham St, Manchester M4 1LE
Now Wave Presents: Mood Swings – Jacana People / NARA / Cathy Jain / Surya Sen | YES (Basement) | Sat 23 Jul | 7pm | £5.60

Now Wave present the latest instalment of Mood Swings at YES this Sat 23 Jul. Taking place in the Basement room, the multi-genre line-up features Jacana People, NARA, Cathy Jain and Surya Sen. And as always, tickets are only a fiver (+ 60p booking fee).

YES, 38 Charles St, Manchester M1 7DB
Red Balloon Music Presents: Charm of Finches | Gullivers NQ | Sun 24 Jul | 7.30pm | £13.75

Red Balloon Music host award-winning Australian indie folk duo Charm of Finches at Gullivers NQ this Sun 24 July from 7:30pm. Comprised of sisters Mabel and Ivy Windred-Wornes, this gig sees the pair play Manchester for the first time bringing their haunted tunes about love, grief and whispering trees. Hit the link below for more info and tickets.

Gullivers NQ, 109 Oldham St, Manchester M4 1LW
Mon 18 Jul - Sun 24 Jul, Photo credit:
Cat Allan
Published on:
Mon 18 Jul 2022