Thu 25 May / Jim Bane @ Eastern Bloc Records
Your fave grass roots record shop is open late every Thursday from now until summer, and to celebrate shop manager and resident DJ Jim Bane is playing records 6-11pm. Fully licensed bar and new cocktails on the menu!
Tickets: FREE

Thu 25 May – Wed 31 May / Trof Turns 10 @ Trof NQ
A series of events to celebrate this NQ staple’s first decade in the game. You Dig? and a petite version of La Discotheque, Brass Swingers’ Club, Doves’ Jimi Goodwin, quiz madness and more. Details here.
Tickets: Various, see listings

Thu 25 May / Battlegroundz: A Hip Hop Art Exhibition Launch Night @ Kosmonaut
Hip hop bingo, DJ Khan Fu on selections plus gin and juice to sip courtesy of Manchester’s Three Rivers Gin, Thurday sees the launch of illustrators Harrison Edwards (Crazy Pedro’s) and Daniel Gunn’s genre exhibition. They’ll be in full on art battle mode and promise mixed media spins on hip hop’s most significant figures.
Tickets: FREE

Fri 26 May / Club CITS #3 @ Texture
The third instalment of Castles In The Sky guest stars Cõvco and Flora. Read our full preview here.

Fri 26 May / You Dig? @ Deaf Institute
A new last Friday of the month regular slot for the funk, soul and disco connoisseurs.
Tickets: £4.50,

Fri 26 May / François K @ The Refuge
An extra special guest presented by Electric Chair and focusing exclusively on disco, post disco, new wave and beyond from 1977 – 1987. Sheffield don Chris Duckenfield also guests, and warm up is provided by the impeccably fingers and ears of Ghetto Child’s Darryl Marsden. Enter our competition to win two tickets here.
Tickets: £20,

Sat 27 May / Craig Charles Funk & Soul Club with The Exacters live @ Band On The Wall
Live funk from The Exacters, read our full preview.
Tickets: £15 / £17 / £20,

Sat 27 May / High Hoops x So Flute @ Hidden
A very special line-up for the Manchester Soundwave Festival launch. Henry Wu, Medlar, Werkha, Contours, Danuka, Yadava, Bolts, Baloo, Joy Social & High Hoops take to the decks.
Tickets: £8 / £10 / £12 / £15,

Sun 28 May / Ghetto Child All Dayer @ Cottonopolis
Disco, boogie, funk, jazz and house from 3pm – 1am with Simba, Mike O’Mara, Ghetto Child resident Darryl Marsden, Craig Campbell, Josimar and Sid Quirk all going in deep to their respective record collections.
Tickets: FREE

Sun 28 May / Freestylin’ @ La Gitane, Bridge Street
A small basement club under Cafe Istanbul, expect  a proper specialist soul party plus jazz, house and funk from the legendary Colin Curtis (thirty years deep in 2017) and friends, 7pm ’til 1am.
Tickets: £10, pre-book by email

Sun 28 May / Better Days @ Electrik
Simply one of the most heartfelt soulful crews about, spinning carefully chosen tunes from 8pm – 1am.
Tickets: FREE

Sun 28 May / Banana Hill @ Soup Kitchen
Atlanta synth-wizard Byron The Aquarius touches down in Manchester.
Tickets: £8,

Thanks to Groovement.

Thu 25 May - Sun 28 May
Agent J
Published on:
Mon 22 May 2017