Bands of the North Presents: That’s My Eye | The Castle Hotel | Mon 31 Jan | 7.30pm | £6

Kicking off our week, Bands of the North return to The Castle this Mon 31 Jan with their most talent-filled set to date! Catch performances from Manchester’s punk 4-piece That’s My Eye, upcomers Luna Marble, hard rock group Bad Heritage and the psychedelic Demon Tea. Doors from 7.30pm and tickets priced at just £6 (inc. booking fee).

The Castle Hotel, 66 Oldham St, Manchester M4 1LE
Independent Venue Week: Yellow Brain + Patrick T. Davies | The Rose and Monkey Hotel | Tue 1 Feb | 7pm | £6

It’s Independent Venue Week! Get down to The Rose and Monkey Hotel to catch Mossley’s Yellow Brain plus special guest Patrick T. Davies this Tue 1 Feb from 7pm. Tickets only six quid!

The Rose and Monkey Hotel, 31 Swan Street, Manchester, M45JZ
Aquilo | Gorilla | Wed 2 Feb | 6.30pm | £15.93

Silverdale duo Aquilo will headline the Gorilla stage this Wed 2 Feb. Following the release of their new album ‘A Safe Place To Be’ back in October, this rescheduled gig sees musician Tamzene join the lads as support.

Gorilla, 54-56 Whitworth St, Manchester M1 5WW
Mood Swings: Speedboat + Vanity Fairy + Nu Garcon + All Cats Are Beautiful | YES (Basement) | Thu 3 Feb | 7pm | £5.60

Now Wave’s Mood Swings return to YES this week as four of the best, new, hyped acts on the planet play the Basement room on Thu 3 Feb. This time the bill features Speedboat, Vanity Fairy, Nu Garcon and All Cats Are Beautiful. Tickets are a fiver (plus 60p booking fee). Don’t miss out!

YES, 38 Charles St, Manchester M1 7DB
Independent Venue Week: Japanese Television | The Talleyrand | Fri 4 Feb | 7.30pm | £7.70

Another IVW gig! Celebrating the spirit of independence and culture of live music and venues—The Talleyrand in Levenshulme will play host to space-surf band Japanese Television on Fri 4 Feb from 7.30pm. Grab a ticket at the link below.

The Talleyrand, 1030 Stockport Road, Levenshulme, Manchester M19 3WX
Abattoir Blues Records Presents: Sister Wives + All Girls Arson Club | The Peer Hat | Fri 4 Feb | 8pm | £5

This Fri 4 Feb, head to The Peer Hat in Northern Quarter as Sheffield’s bilingual dreamweavers Sister Wives and Manc-based duo All Girls Arson Club perform. Presented by Abattoir Blues Records, you can grab a ticket for only a fiver.

The Peer Hat, 14-16 Faraday St, Manchester M1 1BE
Scruff of the Neck Presents: The Silver Bars | Gullivers NQ | Sat 5 Feb | 7.30pm | £9

Cumbrian 5-piece The Silver Bars headline Gullivers this weekend on Sat 5 Feb. Joining the Barrow indie-rock band will be Forest Park, Lion Machine 23 and Jace Campbell on support. Doors from 7.30pm.

Gullivers NQ, 109 Oldham St, Manchester M4 1LW
Mon 31 Jan - Sun 6 Feb, Photo credit: Laura Merrill
Cat Allan
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Mon 31 Jan 2022