Los Bitchos | Gorilla | Wed 16 Feb | 7:30pm | £11.20

NOW WAVE welcome back LOS BITCHOS to Gorilla this Wed 16 Feb. The international instrumental surf-psychedelic band hailing from the UK, Australia, Sweden, and South America play the Whitworth Street venue celebrating the release of their debut album ‘Let The Festivities Begin!’ which was produced by Franz Ferdinand’s Alex Kapranos. Doors from 7.30pm.

Gorilla, 54-56 Whitworth St, Manchester M1 5WW
BIMM Tour | Lock 91 | Thu 17 Feb | 7.30pm | Free - £5

The BIMM Tour hits Lock 91 this Thu 17 Feb with a bunch of fresh acts from one of Manchesters top music institutions, plus a special guest from the London campus. Catch sets from Monday Moonchild, Goncalo, Strange Sun and Alessia. Tickets are just a fiver, but if you’re a BIMM student (with a valid student card) it’s free entry!

Lock 91, 9 Century St, Manchester M3 4QL
FLUFF #2: a night of queer electronica | Fuel Café Bar | Thu 17 Feb | 7.30pm | Free / Donations OTD

Get yourself down to Withington’s Fuel Café Bar this Thu 17 Feb as FLUFF returns with its second instalment. Organised by Industries, the event is a platform for queer electronic music producers in Manchester to perform to a live audience. The line-up includes Lavender, Gary Fisher, Phiasky, Aleatrix and Industries. The event is free, but a suggested donation of £3 on the door is appreciated.

Fuel Café Bar, 448 Wilmslow Rd, Withington, Manchester M20 3BW
The Mandelbrot Shakes + The Bear Around Your Neck | Aatma | Fri 18 Feb | 8pm | £5

Abattoir Blues Records present Brighton punk duo The Mandelbrot Shakes at Aatma this Fri 18 Feb from 8pm. They’ll be joined by local psychedelic grunge garage rock two piece The Bear Around Your Neck. Tickets are just a fiver for this one. Don’t miss out!

Aatma, 1st Floor, 14-16 Faraday St, Manchester M1 1BE
Square Wild’s Mini Mega Fest | The Yard | Sat 19 Feb | 4.30pm | £5

To celebrate the release of their debut EP ‘The Tree.P’, Square Wild present a mini festival this Sat 19 Feb at The Yard showcasing their favourite bands, artists and businesses from the local boroughs. Aiming to be “a creative menagerie of music, art, food, drink & design”—there will be performances from Square Wild themselves, Shaku, The Pagans SOH, Ask My Bull, Sir Curse, NGUVU and an acoustic stage hosted by Farrow & Friends. Find out more and grab your ticket at the link below.

The Yard, 11 Bent St, Cheetham Hill, Manchester M8 8NF
crush | YES (Basement) | Sat 19 Feb | 7pm | £10.08

Giving us fuzzy euphoria fresh from Dreamland, crush headline the basement room at YES this Sat 19 Feb. The Manchester-based four piece, who recently released single ‘bckwards 36’ earlier this month, are joined by special guests Harpans Kraft.

YES, 38 Charles St, Manchester, M1 7DB
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Mon 14 Feb 2022