Dusty Pop Entertainment Presents: TONICA w/ Alexander Reed + Jane Lacey + Mandy Gao | Retro | Wed 10 May | 7.30pm | £8

Get yourselves down to Retro this Wed 10 May as TONICA play live. The Manchester-based duo demonstrate their stylish, electronic sound with a dark mysterious edge in this eagerly-anticipated headliner. They’ll be joined by friends and fellow artists Alexander Reed, Jane Lacey plus Mandy Gao spinning some tunes later. Grab those tickets below!

Retro, 78 Sackville St, Manchester M1 3NJ
N &D x Hometown Talent Present: JW Francis w/ Good Future | Night & Day Café | Thu 11 May | 8pm | £13.20

New York’s very own JW Francis plays the iconic Night & Day this Thu 11 May. Fresh from the release of his album Dream House at the start of the year, the singer-songwriter will be joined by Greater Manchester’s Good Future on support. Doors from 8pm.

Night & Day Café, 26 Oldham St, Manchester M1 1JN
We Are Manchester Live: May w/ Cages for Preachers + Mademaker + Horsemeat | Eagle Inn | Fri 12 May | 7pm | £5.96 - £8.46

We Are Manchester return with the May edition of their monthly showcase this Fri 12 May – and this one’s a good ‘un. Headlining are Manc-based grunge/metal band Cages For Preachers supported by Mademaker and Horsemeat! Hit that link below for more info and tickets.

Eagle Inn, 19 Collier St, Salford M3 7DW
Hey! Manchester Presents: Freya Beer w/ The Empty Page | Gullivers NQ | Sat 13 May | 7:30pm | £11.55

West London artist Freya Beer hits the stage at Northern Quarter venue Gullivers this Sat 13 May from 7.30pm. Hot on the heels of her latest single Fantasy, released just last month, the critically-acclaimed singer-songwriter will be joined on the bill by local post-punk band The Empty Page. Tickets are priced at £11.55 (inc. booking fee).

Gullivers NQ, 109 Oldham St, Manchester M4 1LW
Bread Records Presents: Tay Temple w/ Hannah Robinson + Millie Milner & The Deadnames + Blondine | The Castle Hotel | Sat 13 May | 7pm | £8

Join the incredible Tay Temple for her birthday headliner this Sat 13 May at The Castle Hotel. Brought to you by Bread Records, the bill also features sets from Hannah Robinson, Millie Milner and The Deadnames, and Blondine! Tickets are only 8 quid! Get on it!

The Castle Hotel, 66 Oldham St, Manchester, M4 1LE
Dangerously Acquainted Presents: Oliver Pinder w/ Hayden J Barlow + CAii | 33 Oldham St | Sun 14 May | 7pm | Free - £8

Wrap up your week with Oliver Pinder at 33 Oldham St this Sun 14 May. Known for his brand of ‘sad boy indie pop’, this gig marks the Manchester date of the Bradford-born artist’s Potential, I Guess? tour. Support will come from Hayden J Barlow and CAii. Find out more at the link below.

33 Oldham St, Manchester, M1 1JG
Tue 9 May - Sun 14 May, Photo credit: @lizzzieeeee
Cat Allan
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Tue 9 May 2023