Priya Ragu | YES (Pink Room) | Mon 22 Nov | 7.30pm | £11.20

Kicking off our week—Priya Ragu brings her mix of R&B with a South Asian sonic flair to the Pink Room at YES this Mon 22 Nov. With the recent release of her highly anticipated debut mixtape ‘damnshestamil’ earlier this year, this intimate gig from the Swiss-Tamil singer-songwriter isn’t to be missed! Tickets are priced at £11.20 (inc. booking fee).

YES, 38 Charles St, Manchester M1 7DB
Ålesund + Diving Station w/ Hannah Ashcroft | Gullivers NQ | Tue 23 Nov | 7:30pm | £8.80
Red Balloon Music presents a special evening at Gullivers NQ this Tuesday 23 Nov with a double headliner. Head down to the Oldham Street venue for a dose of atmospheric alt pop from Bristol’s Ålesund and guitar music meets folk from Manchester-based four-piece Diving Station. Support will come from wonderful local artist Hannah Ashcroft. Doors from 7:30pm.
Gullivers NQ, 109 Oldham St, Manchester M4 1LW
Tell Your Mates | Night & Day Café | Wed 24 Nov | £7.30 | £11

In a collaboration between Yuck Magazine, Night & Day, Uskees, Track Brewing Co. & General Stores—the live debut of Tell Your Mates hits Night & Day this Wed 24 Nov. Bringing three of the best new bands live to the iconic venue as part of its 30th Birthday Week. The impressive line-up featuring Brighton-based seven-piece KEG, Attawalpa in his Manchester debut and Salford’s Idle Hours. DJ Liam McMillan (aka Dig This) also brings a blend of psych, alt, indie, and everything in between to keep you dancing into the night. Tickets are just £11 (inc. booking fee).

Night & Day Café, 26 Oldham St, Manchester M1 1JN
Moby Dickless | The Castle Hotel | Thu 25 Nov | 8pm | £8

Sabotage proudly present Moby Dickless at The Castle Hotel in their first headline show this Thu 25 Nov. In the lead up to the release of their new EP ‘Live in the Boat Room’—they’ll be joined by fellow Sabotage faves Self Help and the brilliant Natalie and The Monarchy. Tickets are 8 quid and make sure you’re down there at 8pm for doors!

The Castle Hotel, 66 Oldham St, Manchester M4 1LE
Olivia Browse ‘Lonelier Than You’ Single Launch | Lions Den | Fri 26 Nov | 6:30pm | £6

To mark the release of her 5th single, ‘Lonelier Than You’, Olivia Browse takes the stage of Lions Den this Fri 26 Nov. The singer-songwriter, who’s relatable tracks utilise witty and creative lyricism, will be joined by three special guests; Scatterchild, Fordaze and Marko. You can grab a ticket for only £6 (inc. booking fee).

Lions Den, 253 Deansgate, Mews, Manchester M3 4EN
Witch Kings Live | Affinity Living Riverview | Fri 26 / Sat 27 Nov | 5-8pm | Free Entry

Witch Kings Rum have taken over a new venue this month—head down to Affinity Living Riverview this Fri 26 and Sat 27 Nov from 5-8pm for some free live music and a selection of great cocktails. Friday will host the folk stylings of Soul Bananas and John Haycock playing the kora, while Saturday will have blues from Paul Gleave and a soulful acoustic performance courtesy of Matt Fryers. Entry is free for walk-ins, however to guarantee yourself a spot—you can book a table at the link below.

Affinity Living Riverview, 29 New Bailey St, Salford, M3 5GN
Hotel Lux + Total Luck + Harpans Kraft | Night & Day Café | Sun 28 Nov | 7:30pm | £9

Get your music fix before the weekend’s out this Sun 28 Nov as South London indie sorts Hotel Lux hit the stage at Night & Day. Joined by Birmingham garage rock three-piece Total Luck (FKA The Cosmics) and Manchester’s very own post-punk outfit Harpans Kraft—this is bound to be a good ‘un.

Night & Day Café, 26 Oldham St, Manchester, M1 1JN
Mon 22 Nov - Sun 28 Nov
Cat Allan
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Mon 22 Nov 2021