Greyline Live Presents: Lucas Watt w/ Jack Carroll + Isaac Cooter | Gullivers NQ | Wed 18 Jan | 7.30pm | £10

Born and raised in Skipton, singer-songwriter and producer Lucas Watt headlines the mighty Gullivers NQ this Wed 18 Jan. Also on the bill, musicians Jack Carroll and Isaac Cooter as support. Tickets are priced at £10 (inc. booking fee). Doors from 7.30pm.

Gullivers NQ, 109 Oldham St, Manchester M4 1LW
Crumpsall Folk Club with The Dove & The Dragon (Kitty Davies) | The Cleveland | Thu 19 Jan | 7.30pm | £5

Crumpsall Folk Club welcomes The Dove & The Dragon (a.k.a Kitty Davies) to the Cleveland Hotel for the first folk club of 2023 this Thu 19 Jan. There will be floor spots from 7.45pm before the main act, so be sure to get down early if you fancy playing. Entry is £5 with proceeds going to Crumpsall’s community group and food bank Rainbow Surprise.

The Cleveland, 77 Crumpsall Ln, Crumpsall, Manchester M8 5SR
Dusty Pop Entertainment Presents: Avalyn | Retro | Fri 20 Jan | 7pm | £8

Liverpool-based quintet Avalyn bring their blend of shoegaze and dreampop to Retro this Fri 20 Jan. Following last year’s releases of When We Were Nothing, Lucid Dreams and Distant Days – this Manchester date of the band’s UK tour promises to be a good ‘un. Doors from 7pm.

Retro, 78 Sackville St, Manchester M1 3NJ
Elephunk in the Room | Off The Square | Fri 20 Jan | 7.30pm | £7.90 - £8.90

Elephunk in the Room returns to Off The Square this Fri 20 Jan with another impressive line-up of  Manchester-based artists. Catch sets from Matt & The Zeal, Luc Garrett and YOPO from 7.30pm. Grab your tickets by hitting that link below!

Off The Square, 67 Lever St, Manchester M1 1FL
Tokyo Industries: Jungle Wubz | Gorilla | Fri 20 Jan | 11pm | From £8.25

Jungle Wubz is back in Manchester this Fri 20 Jan with a unique Chinese New Year instalment full of Jungle, Drum and bass and Grime/140. The bumper bill includes performances from Jappa, Lupo, WIZE, Yan, Nativ, Master Wubz, DRVR, MJEE, Draft and Brownson. The fun kicks off from 11pm!

Gorilla, 54-56 Whitworth St, Manchester M1 5WW
The Talleyrand Presents: JD Meatyard / VICE VERA / Laura Taylor / GLIMMERPIT | The Talleyrand | Sat 21 Jan | 6.30pm | £8.80

The Talleyrand presents a music-packed evening this Fri 20 Jan from 6:30pm. Expect a mix of off-kilter guitars, poetry, psych pop and political commentary as JD Meatyard, VICE VERA, Laura Taylor and Glimmerpit all perform. Tickets are £8.80 (inc. booking fee). Get on it!

The Talleyrand, 1030 Stockport Rd, Manchester M19 3WX
The Pentatonic Presents: Tidal w/ Arkayla + St. Cloud | The Castle Hotel | Sat 21 Jan | 7.30pm | £9

Upcoming rock four-piece Tidal play their first headline gig at Northern Quarter venue The Castle this Sat 21 Jan. Primarily based in Greater Manchester and the Peak District, the lads will be joined by supports Arkayla and St. Cloud. Click the link below for tickets and more info.

The Castle Hotel, 66 Oldham St, Manchester M4 1LE
Mon 16 Jan - Sun 22 Jan, Photo credit: @matt.armett
Cat Allan
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Mon 16 Jan 2023