Gig Guide w/c Monday 29th June 2015


Monday 29th:
Fundraiser for Nepal – Live music (and auctioneer) Dave Knopov (AKA Perfectly Frank) and Rachel Forday. Pies, Puddings, beer Barbeque.
Pen Factory, Hope Street.

Tuesday 30th:
Burt Bacharach – Bridgewater hall, Manchester

Saturday 4th:
The Immortal An Oratorio – composed by Mark Simpson (young musician of the yr in 2006, Now, aged 26, he has just been appointed as the BBC Philharmonic’s Composer in Association (2015-2018) – one of the youngest ever composers to be given such a role with a major British orchestra.) Simpson’s new work for the Festival is The Immortal, an oratorio inspired by John Gray’s book ‘The Immortalization Commission’, an investigation into the Victorian fascination with séances. It features a libretto by award-winning poet, Melanie Challenger and is performed by the BBC Philharmonic, EXAUDI – Britian’s leading contemporary music ensemble – and Manchester Chamber Choir with solo baritone Mark Stone.

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester.

Massicot, Schoolhouse, Pulled Pork (Not the trendy way of serving a poor dead little piggy by dragging its lush body aprt with a fork and feeding it into the mouth of your super hipster best pal but a much much much anticipated newly formed power trio of ultimate safety!  if Mugstar, Norweb, The Left Hand. Monobrow, Kling Klang, Monkey Steals the Drum, The International, Oxen mean anything to you? then come), The House of John Player.
Drop The Dumbells, Dublin Street.

Goldie Lookin’ Chain – East Village Arts Club

Sunday 5th:
Heavenly 25: Stealing Sheep + The Wytches + King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard + Hooton Tennis Club + The Voyeurs + Duke Garwood + Kid Wave + Gwenno + Heavenly Jukebox + Bernie Connor. The Kazimier.

Polar Bear – Floral Pavillion, New Brighton.

Bjork – Manchester International Festival. – Castlefield Arena.

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