We run through the highlights of another busy week of events at Chorlton’s Dulcimer. From live performances to DJ parties to an afternoon poetry reading, here are five free happenings you won’t want to miss.

Sam Jefferson Live | Wed 9 Oct | 9pm | Free

Dulcimer welcomes blues songwriter and guitarist Sam Jefferson back for another headline show. Championed by local radio stations across the country, Jefferson promises to bring his relaxed, bluesy takes to Dulcimer’s intimate surroundings. Check out his latest single, Sing Beneath The Sun, for a taste ahead of the show.

Dulcimer, 567 Wilbraham Road, Manchester, M21 0AE, Tel:0161 860 6444
Our Vinyl Weighs A Ton: Open Deck Vinyl Party | Thu 10 Oct | 9pm | Free

This Thursday, Our Vinyl Weighs A Ton bring their long-established open-deck party to Chorlton, for both experienced selectors and newcomers who’ve never spun a disc before. With all genres welcomed, Our Vinyl Weighs A Ton is an inviting and friendly atmosphere to bond over your favourite records with new friends.

Dulcimer, 567 Wilbraham Road, Manchester, M21 0AE, Tel:0161 860 6444
The Alice Zine Launch | Sat 12 Oct | 2pm | Free

This Saturday sees the launch of the Alice Zine, a new collection of contemporary poetry and prose by writers based in and around Manchester. Edited by Sally Barrett, who recently oversaw the release of the Flora and Fauna Zine, the publication is themed around the surreal world of Lewis Carrol’s Alice in Wonderland. There will be copies for sale at the event, along with readings from contributing literary figures Helen Clare, Tim Allen, and the inimitable Nell Osborne.

Dulcimer, 567 Wilbraham Road, Manchester, M21 0AE, Tel:0161 860 6444
Moondance with DJ Coops | Sat 12 Oct | 9pm | Free

Coming up on Saturday night is Moondance with DJ Coops, delving deep into his record collection to play the best funk, soul, afrobeat, latin, R’n’B and more to soundtrack the weekend. From 9pm til late.

Dulcimer, 567 Wilbraham Road, Manchester, M21 0AE, Tel:0161 860 6444
Flamenco Thief Live | Sun 13 Oct | 10pm | £5
The Flamenco Thief, aka Craig Sutton, brings his flamenco guitar and loop pedal mastery for a special headline performance at Dulcimer. Having built a name for himself by using the instrument for both fast rhythmic guitar playing and metronomic percussion, The Flamenco Thief is renowned for energetic live performances and this Sunday night show will be no exception.
Dulcimer, 567 Wilbraham Road, Manchester, M21 0AE, Tel:0161 860 6444
Tue 8 Oct - Sun 13 Oct
Words:
Edward Lane
Published on:
Tue 8 Oct 2019