Sunday 25 October – Lauren Aquilina – The Ruby Lounge
After a whirlwind of self-releases and sold-out headline shows int the UK and US, Lauren Aquilina performs at Manchester’s Ruby Lounge following the release of her new EP Ocean (9 October). Tickets £9 plus booking fee.
Tuesday 27 October – Femme – Gullivers
One-woman creative powerhouse Femma performs at Gullivers. Inspired by ’60s girl groups, MIA, Debbie Harry and Cindy Sherman, her unique style has been winning over fans and key music industry figures as the buzz continues to grow around the music, art, film and fashion mixing electro-pop talent. Support comes from outstanding Manchester outfit Girl Friend. Tickets £5 (guaranteed entry) or free to followers of musicinbeta facebook page.
Wednesday 28 October – Susanne Sundfor – Deaf Institute
Norwegian singer-songwriter Susanne Sundford has released six huge albums in her career, collecting two number ones along the way. She now brings an incredible year to a close following her biggest UK show, headlining the Oya Festival in Oslo and appearing at Latitude. Support comes from Apothek. Tickets £10.
Friday 30 October – Jess and the Bandits – Gullivers
UK/US country music band Jess and the Bandits have been rightly turning heads recently with their infectious brand of country-pop-rock. Fronted by Jessica Clemmons, the singer-songwriter from Houston, Texas with a huge voice, Jess and the Bandits released their debut album Here We Go Again to great acclaim and have won over a legion of fans. Tickets £10.
Friday 30 October – Turbowolf – Manchester Academy 3
Turbowolf return to Manchester following their previous outstanding gig at The Deaf Institute. Renowned for excellent live shows, oozing charisma, and a huge amount of talent, the Chris Georgiadis lead band are back following a US tour and the release of their follow-up album Two Hands. Enigmatic Tickets £9 plus booking fee.
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