Thursday 17th August:
Roy Ayers – 24 Kitchen Street, 7pm
Stealing Sheep 'Intimate Album Preview' – Buyers Club, 7:30pm
St Jude The Obscure, TV ME, LUNA – Bido Lito Social @ 81 Renshaw, 7:30pm
Friday 18th August:
Villy Raze, Tom Vamos, A Werewolf!, Elmo and the Styx – Antipop Attacks Release Party @ 81 Renshaw, 7pm
Too Many Zooz – Invisible Wind Factory, 7pm
Big Youth & The Upper Cut Band – District, 7:30pm
Organ Freeman, Snakes Everywhere, Amanda Brown and the Common Ears, Mandoll – Maguire's Pizza Bar, 7:30pm
Dark Polaris, Sophisto – The Fox & Goose, Southport, 8:30pm
Saturday 19th August:
NuTribe – Future Bubblers Block Party @ Constellations, 2pm
Daq Sabbath, Action Beat w/ G.W. Sok, Klaus Kinski, Go Lebanon and more – Burrow's Final Smoke Out @ Islington Mill, Salford, 8pm
Only Child, Mark Pountney, Cascada Fault Line – Thornton Hough Village Club & Bar, 7:30pm
Sunday 20th August:
Action Beat w/ G.W. Sok, Elevant, Kapil Seshasayee – Drop The Dumbulls Gallery, 6pm
Friday 25th August: Luke Mawdsley EP Launch + Mincemeat + Fawn Spots + The Mekano Set – 81 Renshaw, 7:30pm
Friday 1st September: Horace Andy with Mafia & Fluxy featuring Matic Horns – District, 7:30pm
Regina Spektor – Liverpool Empire.
Exordium – Shepherds Nymphs and Fa La Las.
The Atkinson, Southport.
Toots & The Maytals – Liverpool Olympia.
Fuss EP Launch – Leaf.
My Life Story, Beaten john Lip, Reid Anderson – Buyers Club
The Vermin Suicides, Run Into The Night, The Webb, Double Echo.
Maguire’s Pizza Bar.
Dance for the Social Centre – Venusian, Tea Tree, Dualta Happy Fun Time, JBone, Finqr, Buddha DJ Set.
Next To Nowhere.
Elbow Drop Disco – Akasa, Simon Jones Jones Chillout Donk Experience.
Heaven’s Gate - The Goat Roper Rodeo band, Tennessee Waltz, Iain Till.
81 Renshaw Street.
(moved from 5th August)Neil Campbell will perform a Saturday afternoon outdoor set on the roof of Liverpool Central Library. 2pm (if the weather is bad it will be in the Hornby Library)
Pete Bentham and The Dinner Ladies, Split, Serious Wigan.
The Snig, Widnes. FREE
The Magnet 19:00 £9
Band On The Wall, Manchester, 19:30. £13.50
FACT- exhibition ‘The New Observatory’ will stay open til 8pm and at 7pm there is a curator tour with Sam Skinner at 7pm, which will be followed at 8pm by Sam introducing a screening of Nostalgia for the Light, the outstanding documentary from Chilean director Patricio Guzmán.
King Ayisoba- traditional Kologo music from the upper east region of Ghana mixedwith the energy and flavour of the modern Ghanaian dance scene.
Soup Kitchen, Manchester, 19:30, £7
The Cubical, Matt Barton Band, Yellowbelly Stragglers,
Sound Food and Drink, Duke St.
Skeleton Coast Festival with Cabbage, Jane Weaver, Marvin Powell, Cut Glass Kings
1pm, Hoylake Parade, Wirral, £20
Liverpool Loves Festival with music from Pixey, . Edgar Jones, Natalie McCool and more
11 Aug – Lambchop @ Gorilla, Manchester
Monday 24th Curse Words 2 @ Maguire’s Pizza Bar, 7pm
Thursday 27th – Free Rock n Roll @ Sound Food and Drink 8pm
Friday 28th – The Lighthouse Invites the Storm (electric) @ Bluecoat 8.30pm
Saturday 29th – Mamadou and the Lekette @ Kazimier Garden 8pm
Saturday 29th – Howl at the Moon presents… @ Drop the Dumbulls Gallery 6pm
Saturday 29th – Pale Master presents… @ Well Space 8pm
18th August Big Youth @ District 7.30pm
Monday 17th – Operation Lightfoot @ Festival of Firsts, West Kirby United Reformed Church, 7.30pm
Thursday 20th Saul Williams @ Islington Mill 7.30pm
Friday 21st - Tarang at Captsone, 7.30pm. Classical Indian music fused with other styles. Large ensemble with a varied line up – vocals, Carnatic percussion, veena, sitar, violin, Jews Harp, lap steel.
Friday 21st Q + Aggressive Perfector + Short Fuse @ Drop the Dumbells 8pm (hardcore punk from Missouri)
Saturday 22nd – God Colony + Flohio, Farhood, Gribs @ Rat Alley
Sunday 23rd – Shepheards of Cats, Benjamin D Duval, Germanager, ATATAT, JC @ Rat Alley
Free Jazz, improv, drone, cassette manipulation, electroacoustic ipad,
LIMF 2017 http://www.limfestival.com/ 20th – 23rd Sefton Park
LUNA –Anwar Ali & Dave Owen –DJ Marc Jones amongst local rock acts, club/electronica/garage acts.
3rd August - King Ayisoba @ Soup Kitchen, Manchester 7.30pm Ghanaian musician with raw voice and uplifting sounds.
Tuesday 11th July
Liverpool Songwriting Workshops and Courses present the 1st in a five part songwriting course over the summer. Hone your lyric writing and learn the basics about composition and structure in an open environment. Previous experience an advantage but not necessary.
More details at https://www.facebook.com/CreativeSongwriting/
Thursday 13th July
RongoRongo, God On My Right, Double Echo, Venusian
Drop The Dumbulls, 8pm, £5
Those Naughty Lumps, Raw Bones and Barbarusa (Free Rock n Roll)
Sound, Free. 8pm.
Friday 14th July
Gorilla 8pm, £20
Western Promise, The Floormen, Beatnik Hurricane, The Probes, Arcadian Driftwood
FREE ENTRY SHOW, fundraiser for food banks.
Studio 2. 7pm
OH- an exhibition of drawings, paintings and objects by Chiz Turnross, Tina Connelly, Jason Thompson and Penny Davenport
Bridewell Studios, 101 Prescott Road. 6.30. (exhibit open til 26th July 11am-4pm)
Saturday 15th July
Pale Rider, Oh Well Goodbye, Man Doll
Sound Food And Drink, 8pm,
Merseyside Improvisers Orchestra play John Zorn’s ‘Cobra’
MDI 24 Hope St. 8pm, £5/3
Ceremony- a multimedia closing ceremony for Manchester international festival by artist Phil Collins. A statue of Frederik Engels was driven across Europe and installed in central Manchester to mark the 20 years which the incredibly influential Engels spent in Manchester.
FREE Bridgewater Hall Car Park. Book on MIF Website (mif.co.uk)
Emotion Wave Presents…
DJ Food, Melodien, Lo Five
£5 on the door. 8pm, 81 Renshaw St
Gig Guide- 03/07/17
Billy Bragg – Bridges Not Walls
Philharmonic Hall. 7.30pm Entry from £7
Donkey Hokey- play a mix of Americana, Gu'achi Mexican folk and Irish trad. A mix of 2-step, Reels, polkas and waltz.
The Kentucky Cow Tippers - one of the top contemporary bluegrass bands in the UK.
Kazimier Gardens- Donation Entry, 7pm
Deep Cuts feat. Black Pulp, TV ME, Uncle Janes, Mamatung
Buyers Club, 7.30pm £4
Splintered Ukes- ukulele covers band
Pen Factory, 8pm. Free.
DJ Jacques’ Avant Garden- UpItUp Label boss’s usual Friday cosmic session.
Kaz Gardens, FREE.
Liverpool Noise Presents…
Deliah + The Debt Stars + Salt the Snail + Weekend Wars + Colour
24 Kitchen St. 7pm, £3
The Haxan Cloak
Gorilla, Manchester, £20
Shaark Records Presents
Cowtown, Ohmns, Hamer, Uncle Jane
Drop The Dumbulls, 8pm, £6
Silicon Dreams Festival
Philharmonic Hall £21.50 6pm
SHY LOWEN HORSE SANCTUARY FUNDRAISER
The Kappa Band, Cambell L. Sangster, Dave Owen, Lunacorona, The River Trio, Dave Jackson, Chinaberry, Road Hog.
Plus stalls, refreshments, pony rides (bring carrots!)
Buckley Hill Lane, Opposite Fire Station,
Wetherton L29 1TB
1pm til 8pm, Donation Entry.
Gary Numan and Gang Of Four
Exhibition Centre, £33
Brian Wilson presents Pet Sounds
Exhibition Centre, £60
Free Rock & Roll – Cut, Yammerer, Wanweird.
Gramaphone Raygun – Philip Jeck, Joanne Ashcroft, Jazz Linklater, Bill Bulloch.
The Vryll Society (first of Summer residency at the Magnet) with Psycho Comedy, Wild Fruit Art Collective, Samurai Kip.
Kamazi Washington – O2 Academy
Solid Air Band this Friday 30th June at Blackburne House Falkner St Liverpool 830 start for an evening of John Martyn songs.
Sophisto play this Friday 30th at Maguires Pizza Bar Liverpool
Saturday 1st July:
Neil Campbell (Part of a summer short tour of free admission solo guitar concerts around the North West of England, Neil Campbell will perform a Saturday afternoon set in The Atkinson, Southport. Music will be mainly original and will draw from Neil's albums 'Through the Looking Glass', 'Night Sketches', 'Ghost Stories', Tabula Rasa Suite' and 'eMErgence')
The Atkinson, Southport.
Family Folk Up 10th Anniversary – The Kambourines, Random Family, Lizzie Nunnery. Vidar Norheim, Jeff Jepson.
St Bride’s Church.
Merseyside Improvisers Orchestra play 50:50 – a conduction.
Quaker Meeting House, School Lane.
SUGAR SHED playing at Sheridans, Wallasey Village this Saturday 1st July start 9.00pm with special guest appearance with Paul Potts
July 4th: Radiohead Old Trafford Football Ground, Manchester.
July 27th: Gary Numan, Gang of Four. Exhibition Centre.
Aug 8th: Toots & The Maytals – Liverpool Olympia
St Margaret’s Church, Rufford Road, Whalley Range, Manchester
Wednesday 5th April
The PMS team's recommendations as presented on the programme.