G R O O V E M E N T / MANCHESTER & BEYOND

Manchester Live Music: July 2018 / Oddisee, Bilal, Quantic, Gizelle Smith, Amadou & Mariam

Mon 2 Jul / Oddisee and Moonchild @ Academy Tue 3 Jul / Lauren Housley @ Night & Day Thu 5 Jul / Earth, Wind & Fire @ Apollo Mon

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Playlist: 30/70 Collective & Allysha Joy hit Manchester 16 June 2018

Next week sees Melbourne’s electric jazz soul crew 30/70 Collective hit Manchester’s Soup Kitchen, double headlining with prolific producer Werkha (read my 2014 Now Then interview with him here). BUY

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Manchester / Gizelle Smith hits Band On The Wall 10 July 2018

One of our oldest friends returns to Manchester in July to celebrate the release of her second album, Ruthless Day, on Jalapeño Records. Gizelle always pours her heart out on

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Fri 22 Dec / Inner City Waves ft Truce, Shoa, Jermaine Peterson, Konny Kon

The fifth showcase from Band On The Wall bringing fresh new talent to the stage (and Konny, who’s knocking on a bit). Read an interview with Truce (of Cul De

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Manchester / Inner City Waves with Chris Amor, Karmic Evolution, rosebud and KJ Topp

Hip hop bookings at Band On The Wall have been minimal to say the least over the last few months as the venue changes focus on its bookings, yet they

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Waajeed x Mr Scruff in Manchester this weekend

Scruff’s monthly Keep It Unreal night sees a visit from Detroit don Waajeed this Saturday night, down at Band On The Wall. Waajeed’s latest EP is out on his own

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Live / RAY BLK @ Band On The Wall, 3 Dec 2017

Fresh off the back of gorgeous new single Doing Me, BBC Music Sound of 2017 winner RAY BLK arrives in Manchester at the beginning of December. BUY TICKETS from 10am

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New Music: STUFF. / fulina

A gorgeous and sublime new track (premiered at Clash) from Ghent’s STUFF, who are due back in the UK soon on the back of new LP o͏l͏d ͏d͏r͏e͏a͏m͏s ͏n͏e͏w ͏p͏l͏a͏n͏e͏t͏s, out

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20 JAN: J Chambers launches new EP at Band On The Wall

J Chambers kicks off 2017 in style with his EP launch for Moment Of Silence II on one of the city’s best soundsystems. Grab your ticket and read more at

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J Chambers: Black Friday acoustic session for Band On The Wall

One of Manchester’s brightest new talents in a nice acoustic session for BOTW, with a track from the forthcoming Merchant Of Manny EP. His EP launch is upcoming, Friday 8

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