Manchester this week: Sharon Jones, Youngblood Brass Band, Pounders for Palestine, The Herbaliser, The Filthy Six
A very busy week for soul, funk and hip hop (and beyond…) heads this week in Manchester! Peruse below…
YOUNGBLOOD BRASS BAND + IN THE LOOP
// BAND ON THE WALL TICKETS £16.50 ADV
Punk-influenced hip hop heads YBB originated the ‘riot jazz’ flex a few years back, and have toured the world relentlessly parading their sound.
We’re supporting as In The Loop (DJ A-UP and myself with Bedos on the mic) so hit me up for £10 tickets by email – j @ groovement co uk.
SHARON JONES & THE DAP KINGS with LEE FIELDS & THE EXPRESSIONS
// ALBERT HALL TICKETS £25 ADV
Words can’t express how hyped I am for this one! If you don’t know, god damn well get to know.
THE HERBALISER + FINGATHING (DJ SET)
// CLUB ACADEMY TICKETS £17 ADV
Full band show in the intimate surroundings of Club Academy – expect a focus on music from their most recent work, There Were Seven. Fingathing’s Peter Parker on DJ support!
POUNDERS FOR PALESTINE (PALESTINE FUNDRAISER)
// 1 PRIMROSE ST TICKETS £5 MIN DONATION
A massive line up for this one, in aid of MAP (Medical Aid for Palestine) – grab a ticket at Just Giving by donating a minimum of a fiver, or donate on the door. Expect all flavas!!
Also on Saturday, Craig Charles’ monthly Funk and Soul Club sees soul jazzers The Filthy Six at Band on the Wall.