King Violet w/ pyncher, The Strangerz, + Yasmin Coe | Night & Day Café | Mon 26 Sep | 8pm | £6.60

Kicking off our week – get yourselves down to Night & Day on Mon 26 Sept as St Alban’s alt rock band King Violet headline the iconic Oldham St venue. They’ll be joined by some of their favourite Manchester-based artists including pyncher, The Strangerz and Yasmin Coe. Grab an advanced ticket at the link below quick or pay £8 OTD.

Night & Day Café, 26 Oldham St, Manchester, M1 1JN
Welcome To Queer MCR | The Peer Hat | Tue 27 Sep | 7pm | £3.83
Hosted by Queers in MCR and Athena Events – Welcome To Queer MCR is a one night event for queers by queers, aiming to bring you a safe space to meet new people and experience the city. This Tue 27 Sept at The Peer Hat from 7pm catch sets from local artists Jay Page, Moth Slut and Tay Temple plus an Athena DJ set. This night is created with freshers in mind, but everyone is welcome! Tickets are priced at just £3.83 (inc booking fee).
The Peer Hat, 14-16 Faraday St, Manchester, M1 1BE
Chloe Jones – Sundown EP Launch | The Eagle Inn | Thu 29 Sep | 7:30pm | £8

Join Chloe Jones and her band this Thu 29 Sept at Salford’s The Eagle Inn for the launch of new EP Sundown. Support will come from musicians Niamh Finan and Dave Gorman. Physical copies of the new record will be available to purchase on the night, cash or card payments accepted. This event has limited seating available on a first come first served basis so get down there early with doors from 7:30pm!

The Eagle Inn, 19 Collier St, Salford, M3 7DW
Echo Chamber Presents: NARA w/ Slap Rash + Bloodworm | The Castle Hotel | Fri 30 Sep | 7:30pm | £7

This Fri 30 Sept Echo Chamber presents another very special gig, this time at The Castle Hotel. Headlining will be local act NARA hot off the heels of their most recent release Let The Light In. Also on the bill catch sets from fellow Mancs Slap Rash and East Midlands goth post punk band Bloodworm. Tickets are 7 quid at the link below. Don’t miss out on this one!

The Castle Hotel, 66 Oldham St, Manchester, M4 1LE
Neighbourhood Festival | Various Venues | Sat 1 Oct | From 12pm | £43.45

Neighbourhood Festival descends on Manchester once more this Sat 1 Oct with a bumper line-up across a whole load of venues. Featured artists include Everything Everything, The Snuts, Sundara Karma, Afflecks Palace, The Goa Express, Lucy Deakin and so many more. Taking place across some of our favourite city centre venues like Canvas, Deaf Institute, Bunny Jacksons, Zombie Shack, The Bread Shed, Revolution Oxford Road, O2 Ritz, Albert Hall, Manchester Academy, Gorilla and YES – it’s sure to be a good ‘un. Find out more and get your ticket by hitting that link!


Various Venues - see link for details
Bread Records Presents: Cream of the Crop | The Thirsty Scholar | Sat 1 Oct | From 1pm | Free Entry

Bread Records host their monthly songwriter showcase at The Thirsty Scholar this Sat 1 Oct from 1pm. This latest instalment of Cream of the Crop features music from the amazing talents of Max Macmillan, Cameron Davies, Anyone’s Ghost and Arms & Hearts. Enjoy an afternoon of live music, with veggie-vegan food and quality drinks on offer. It’s free entry too!

The Thirsty Scholar, 50 New Wakefield St, Manchester, M1 5NP
Mon 26 Sep - Sun 2 Oct, Photo credit: Matt James Billington @mjbillington
Cat Allan
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Mon 26 Sep 2022