Black Midi | O2 Ritz | Mon 8 Nov | 7pm | £18.67

London’s Black Midi hit the O2 Ritz stage this Mon 8 Nov. Touring their sophomore album ‘Cavalcade’, the band blend a mix of genres and influences into their sound—and are hailed as one of the UK’s most compelling outfits. Doors from 7pm. Remaining tickets priced at £18.67 (inc. booking fee).

O2 Ritz, Whitworth St W, Manchester M1 5NQ
Petrol Bastard + Petrol Hoers – The Make Music Rubbish Again Tour | The Peer Hat | Tue 9 Nov | 7pm | £5.50

Head down to The Peer Hat this Tue 9 Nov for ‘The Make Music Rubbish Again’ Tour courtesy of Petrol Bastard and Petrol Hoers. The former, a 2-piece techno-punk band, have been described as ‘a terrible Tesco Value version of The Prodigy’. While the latter pride themselves as ‘the world’s only purveyor of “digital horsecore”‘. Also on the bill catch Brighton band The Ducks, Blackpool’s Hot Pink Sewage and Manchester’s very own Posing Pouch. Grab a ticket for just £5.50 now.

The Peer Hat, 14-16 Faraday St, Manchester M1 1BE
Venus Grrrls | The Castle Hotel | Tue 9 Nov | 7.30pm | £9

All-girl rock at The Castle Hotel this Tue 9 Nov, as Leeds quintet Venus Grrrls headline. Promoting the participation, acknowledgment, and respect of women in the music industry—the band uses electronic and astrological sounds to amplify their sonic signature. Doors from 7.30pm.

The Castle Hotel, 66 Oldham St, Manchester M4 1LE
Space Monkeys | Night & Day Café | Wed 10 Nov | 8pm | £15.40

24 years since their last visit—Space Monkeys return to Night & Day this Wed 10 Nov. A Manchester band signed to Factory Records between 1995 and 2000—fans saw the launch of brand new material last year with the release of album ‘Modern Actions’.  Support comes from local acts Cobain Jones and Suave Martyrs. Don’t miss this one.

Night & Day Café, 26 Oldham St, Manchester M1 1JN
Kashmere - The Party Show | The Castle Hotel | Thu 11 Nov | 8pm | £11

Stockport’s Kashmere play a one-off show at The Castle Hotel this Thu 11 Nov to raise funds for their forthcoming German tour. Straight off the back of their sold-out Gorilla headline—this intimate performance will see the band aim to reel off an entire back catalogue set. Be there for 8pm.

The Castle Hotel, 66 Oldham St, Manchester M4 1LE
Mr Matthew Fisher + Flowers of Evil + Sister Sister | Gullivers NQ | Fri 12 Nov | 7.30pm | £7

Mr Matthew Fisher brings his brand of ‘matchbox pop-rock’ to Gullivers NQ on Fri 12 Nov. Support will come from Lo-Fi sensations Flowers of Evil and Sister Sister. Tickets priced at just £7 (inc. booking fee).

Gullivers NQ, 109 Oldham St, Manchester M4 1LW
itoldyouiwouldeatyou | YES (Basement) | Sat 13 Nov | 7pm | £11

London emsemble itoldyouiwouldeatyou headline the basement room at YES this weekend on Sat 13 Nov. Fusing nostalgic emo and progressive politics—the band released their debut album ‘Oh Dearism’ back in 2018 to much acclaim.

YES, 38 Charles St, Manchester M1 7DB
Mon 8 Nov - Sun 14 Nov, Photo credit: Milly Hewitt
Cat Allan
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Mon 8 Nov 2021