Much loved London big band Hackney Colliery Band are set to peddle more uptempo grooves at the Manchester jazz venue. Famed for their instrumental reworkings of the nation’s favourite pop hits (such as this Toto banger), the nine-piece outfit are also looking to reinvent the brass band sound with new LP ‘Sharpener’. More than able support comes from local five piece funk outfit Ink and DJ Giles B from Dub Conductor Soundsystem. To be in with a chance of winning two tickets to the show, simply email competitions [at] manchesterwire [dot] co [dot] uk with a subject of ‘Hackney Colliery Competition’, + your name, age, Twitter handle and phone number. Competition closes at midnight on Wed 14 Jun. The winner will be informed by Twitter the following day. This competition is now closed.

Fri 16 Jun, Band on the Wall, 25 Swan Street, Manchester M4 5JZ. Tel: 0161 834 1786, 8pm, £14-18,

Fri 16 Jun
John Stansfield
Published on:
Mon 5 Jun 2017