American alt-hip hop masters Why? return to Manchester, for what has to be one of the most highly anticipated shows on the gig calendar. Having spent the nine years since their inception garnering the kind of cultish, devoted following most bands will die trying to achieve, Why? expertly fuse folk, trip-hop and indie with frontman Yoni Wolf’s beautiful, confessional, heart stompingly exciting lyrics to create a sound so unique and addictive, it’s almost impossible to stop them becoming your favourite band within minutes of hearing them.

Wed 10 Oct, Central Methodist Hall, Oldham Street, M1 1JQ. Tel: 0161 236 1185, 7.30pm, £16.50,

Wed 10 Oct
Sam Alder
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Mon 8 Oct 2012