The Hiding Magpies w/ Rat Runner + Rick Simpson | The Peer Hat | Wed 1 Mar | 7:30pm | £6

North Manchester group The Hiding Magpies take the stage at The Peer Hat this Wed 1 March. Blending elements of rock n roll, Americana and country – the band will be joined by South Manchester blues outfit Rat Runner and polyphonic guitar maestro Rick Simpson. Doors from 7.30pm.

The Peer Hat, 14-16 Faraday St, Manchester M1 1BE
POM Events Presents: The Guest List w/ No Vacancies + Fruit | Night & Day Café | Thu 2 Mar | 8pm | £7.50

Manchester’s The Guest List play their first ever headline gig this Thu 2 March at iconic Oldham St venue Night & Day. Formed back in 2021, the five piece released their self-titled debut EP back in December. Get down early to catch sets from fellow bands No Vacancies and Fruit. Tickets are priced at £7.50 – grab yours at the link below!

Night & Day Café, 26 Oldham St, Manchester M1 1JN
Abattoir Blues Records Presents: YOBS / GÜTS / KNUCKLE | The Peer Hat | Fri 3 Mar | 7:30pm | £8.80

Abattoir Blues Records present a jam-packed line-up at The Peer Hat this Fri 3 March. On the bill are YOBS (a band of delinquents fronted by ex- Weird Sex frontman Joey Ackland), filthy Manchester blooze GÜTS and powerhouse trio KNUCKLE. You don’t wanna miss this one! Hit the link below for tickets!

The Peer Hat, 14-16 Faraday St, Manchester, M1 1BE
Echo Chamber x So Young Presents: Late Night Manic – Nightbus w/ Casual Worker + DieKaiDie | Band on the Wall | Fri 3 Mar | 8pm | £6

Echo Chamber take over the Band On The Wall bar stage this Fri 3 March as they present a headline gig from eclectic indie three-piece band Nightbus. Brought to you in association with So Young, the gig will also feature sets from Casual Worker and DieKaiDie – plus an after party with DJ Polly, Lewis James and TTSSFU! Get your tickets quick!

Band On The Wall, 25 Swan St, Manchester M4 5JZ
Bread Records: Cream of the Crop | The Thirsty Scholar | Sat 4 Mar | From 1pm | Free Entry

Bread Records return with another edition of Cream of the Crop this Sat 4 March at The Thirsty Scholar. This especially folk-punk instalment of the monthly songwriter showcase will feature performances from Max Macmillan, indefinite articles, Doggy Lebosch and head baker himself michael webster. Music kicks off from 1pm. Free entry!

The Thirsty Scholar, 50 New Wakefield St, Manchester M1 5NP
Happy Daze Presents: Wax-Tree-Cast w/ Bards + Nudist | The Castle Hotel | Sat 4 Mar | 7pm | £8

Head to The Castle Hotel this Sat 4 March from 7pm as Happy Daze present a headliner from Halifax indie-pop three-piece Wax-Tree-Cast. Killer support comes from local post-grunge group Bards and noise punks Nudist. Tickets are priced at £8 (inc. booking fee). Find out more by hitting that link below.

The Castle Hotel, 66 Oldham St, Manchester M4 1LE
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Mon 27 Feb 2023