Winter Meltdown at Studio 2 – 7pm – Blue Saint/Enchord/Rooftop Poets/Spokazi(formerly KOF)
Local urban music
INKbeat* //NE:ON @ 24 Kitchen Street 7.30pm
Audio visual art & performance event featuring live street art and live electronica from Brothermoon/Lo Five/BEAR
Free Rock ‘n’ Roll at Sound – 8pm – Pete Bentham & The Dinner Ladies/The Crash Mats(Oldham)/No Nothings (Hull)
James Yorkston @ The Magnet 7.30pm poetic songs, and interesting and flowing collab album ‘everything sacred’ with Indian singer Suhail Ysuf Kha and Bassist Jon Thorne.
Steve Tilston at West Kirby Arts Centre 7pm – multi award winning. Refined tenderness in his voice.
Kate Rusby @ Pyramid Parr Hall, Warrington 7.3pm. With brass quintet performing forgotten Christmas Carols – a South Yorkshire tradition.
SHOP FLOOR (Urban Store) at Static Gallery 11am-6pm
Coincides with online shop launch. Featuring:
Product Records/Mersey Grit Skateboards/Pzyk Records/Minimum Backlift/A_E Vinyl&Tapes/Mellowtone/Pro Jam Records.
Gothmas at Gullivers, Oldham Street, Manchester 7pm – Ros& The Diamon Hand/Factory Acts/Saboteur/Ribcrow/DJ
Competitions and prizes, the more eye liner the better..
Emotion Wave (Lo Five/Neil Grant) album launch - Blankets at Frederiks 2pm – 11pm
To raise funds for the Whitechapel Centre. Performances from Foxen Cyn/Afternaut/Spirit Level/Germanager/Isocore/Neo Luddites/Double Echo/Jean Michel Noir/Polypores/She Swims/Mark Lawless/Lo Five/DJ Mook Loxley
Liverpool Disco Festival Boxing Day Special at Constellations – 8pm featuring John Morales/Sadar Bahar
Caves of Kronia @ The Invisible Wind Factory