MONDAY 25TH SEPTEMBER
Michael Nau’s first headline Manchester is not to be missed by any The War on Drugs/Drugdealer fans; his distinct country-twang makes him one of September’s most highly-anticipated shows. Latest release The Load EP is arguably the Maryland songwriter’s best to date, intertwining personal confessions with infectious acoustic riffs to make one stunning release.
TUESDAY 26TH SEPTEMBER
DENAI MOORE // JAXN
As June’s We Used to Bloom continues to make a staggering impact on the soul scene, Denai Moore brings her flawless voice to Gullivers on Tuesday. Support comes from local boy JAXN, whose groovy sound will ensure you have a good night.
WEDNESDAY 27TH SEPTEMBER
THE CASTLE HOTEL: 19:30–22:30
Famed for their lo-fi and effortlessly dreamy aesthetic, Aussie duo Good Morning have dropped a fresh two-track single via Bedroom Suck that’s as beautifully lazy as you’d expect. With a self-described career highlight being “when Tyler, the Creator tweeted the cover of Shawcross ”, it’s a rare chance to catch the outfit in such an intimate venue.
THURSDAY 28TH SEPTEMBER
PNKSLM’S SLIME BALL 2017
SOUP KITCHEN: 19:00–23:00
TICKETS: £5 OTD
PNKSLM are so fucking hot right now. If the Swedish label isn’t currently the talk of your friendship group, you need new friends. They bring their annual Slime Ball to Soup Kitchen this Thursday, where you can catch HOLY, Denim & Leather and Beach Skulls all in one night for the stupidly cheap price of a fiver. See you there.
FRIDAY 29TH SEPTEMBER
DRUNK MUMS // BLOODSPORT // NERVOUS CONDITIONS
THE WHITE HOTEL: 20:00–23:00
Interior are always putting on the best gigs around Manchester – and Friday’s no exception. Fierce rock ‘n’ roll quartet Drunk Mums are flying all the way in from Melbourne to headline a night supported by Bloodsport and Beach Fossils tourmates Nervous Conditions. It’d be rude of you not to go.
SATURDAY 30TH SEPTEMBER
STAY FRESH FEST #3
THE DEAF INSTITUTE: 16:00–22:00
After the success of the past two nights, Stay Fresh Fest returns to Deaf Institute with a line-up dripping with cool. You’ll be well looked after in the company of Horsebeach, Mold, Wedding, Drahla, Easy Kill, Slowhandclap, Koalas, Ill and Rosey PM; don’t expect to get home early.
SUNDAY 1ST OCTOBER
SOUP KITCHEN: 19:00–22:00
2017 has been a busy year for Sløtface. The pop-punk Norwegian quartet have smashed the UK festival circuit, spent weeks supporting The Cribs, and released debut album Try Not To Freak Out to critical acclaim. Catch them at Soup Kitchen to hear a set bursting with feel-good feminist tunes.