SHOWS


Pip Blom

Bootleg Social 30 Topping Street, Blackpool

Support TBA

£13

Rozi Plain

St Mary's Creative Space St Mary’s Hill, Chester

Roman Candle is thrilled to welcome Rozi Plain back to St Mary's Creative Space, Chester. Special guest to be announced. Saturday 28th January, doors 7.30PM. Tickets £12.50 advance from Grey N Pinks Records or See Tickets. ROZI PLAIN Rozi Plain returns with new album PRIZE on 13 January 2023 on Memphis Industries. Out today is […]

£12.50

Yumi And The Weather

The Brickyard 14 Fisher Street, Carlisle

Since first emerging in 2013 with her critically acclaimed ‘All We Can’ EP, Yumi And The Weather has spent the past few years perfecting her unique blend of electrifying technicolour psych-pop combining it with garage rock, shoegaze & indie elements, and electronic undercurrents. Her past releases have received heavy radio support from BBC 6 Music’s […]

£8

Greyline Live presents Honey Moon

Gullivers 109 Oldham Street, Manchester

Escape with the South East London trio Honey Moon on a fantasy ride through uplifting sun-kissed indie pop, melancholic ballroom ballads and cinematic orchestral numbers as they bring tales of love, loss, the end of the world and Sopranos plots to life through their distinctive command of classic pop songwriting. At live shows, they'll often […]

£10

Tapestry Promotions present Lovebreakers

The Castle Hotel 66 Oldham Street, Manchester

'Feel Good' Rock N Roll. LOVEBREAKERS - from Birmingham, England. Formed by Jack, Christian, Chino & Nathan. 'Bright and sunny and positively beaming with power-pop radiance, it’s a bit Artic Monkeys, a bit Replacements, maybe a touch Pixies, the kind of band that sweeps you along helplessly on wave after (new) wave of melody and […]

£8

Gathering of Strangers + Slo Cheetah

The Snug Coffee House 67a Market Steet, Atherton

We bring another fantastic addition to our STACKED IVW 2023 schedule with two amazing bands, Gathering of Strangers and local band Slo Cheetah! Far from their hometowns, Conor, Tom, Andre, Bruce, and Peter, all individually moved to Manchester to create the formidable band that is now Gathering of Strangers. With thunderous high-octane energy, coated with […]

£5.00

Honey Moon

Bootleg Social 30 Topping Street, Blackpool
£8

English Teacher

Future Yard 75 Argyle St, Birkenhead

We are thrilled to be hosting Leeds indie heavyweights English Teacher on our stage on Wednesday 1st February 2023, as part of IVW 2023. The quartet join us following the release of their debut EP ‘Polyawkward‘ in the spring, a collection of tracks steeped in alt-rock sensibilities and politically-charged lyricism. Showcasing the group’s limitless potential […]

£10

Hey! Manchester presents Rachael Dadd

Gullivers 109 Oldham Street, Manchester

On 14 October 2022 wildly creative free-form songwriter Rachael Dadd is to release her brand new studio album ‘Kaleidoscope’. The record is her second album for Memphis Industries and follows 2019’s 'Flux', which was released to much acclaim and which she was touring when the pandemic struck. “This album is a lot more honest and […]

£11

HENGE

The Live Rooms 1 Station Road, Chester

Attention Humans! This is HENGE. We are not from this world. We bring you music from distant planets. We offer this gift for the edification of humankind… so that eventually your species may put an end to war and set up new homes in space. Extra-terrestrial joymongers – HENGE – have been delighting audiences in […]

£15

Hardwicke Circus + Deathretro

The Snug Coffee House 67a Market Steet, Atherton

Our 3rd show of the week sees Hardwicke Circus and Deathretro take to The Snug stage!

£8.00

The Heavy North + The Hazy Janes

Bootleg Social 30 Topping Street, Blackpool

As part of Independent Venue Week we're delighted to be hosting two of the best emerging blues bands around.

£5

Adwaith

The Live Rooms 1 Station Road, Chester

Adwaith are Gwenllian, Hollie and Heledd, a post- punk band from Carmarthen, South West Wales. Building on the success of ‘Pwysau’ their debut single they issued another six releases within an adrenalin fuelled two years. The band has had extensive radio plays, most noticeably on BBC Radio 1, KEXP, NPR, BBC Radio Wales, BBC Radio […]

£8

Tokky Horror

Bootleg Social 30 Topping Street, Blackpool

Unhappy hardcore trio Tokky Horror play Blackpool as part of Independent Venue Week.

£7 – £9

Kick Like A Girl with Loose Articles + Support

The Grand 18 York Street, Clitheroe

Loose Articles present Kick Like A Girl! Loose Articles, a 4 piece female punk band from Manchester, will illuminate the pathways into this male dominated punk genre for young girls from underserved communities across the North. Invited participants will shadow the band and crew at sound check, engage in Q&A’s with the band about music […]

£6

The Rills

Bootleg Social 30 Topping Street, Blackpool
£9.00

Nuha Ruby Ra

The Live Rooms 1 Station Road, Chester

Don't be fooled by the beginning, the middle or the end. The beginning of 2022 saw Nuha Ruby Ra release her new single 'My Voice' on Brace Yourself Records. The single, follows last year's 'How To Move' EP, released to critical acclaim cementing Nuha as one of the most exciting and provocative new acts in […]

£10

Kick Like A Girl with Loose Articles & Support

The Grand 18 York Street, Clitheroe

Celebrating Independent Venue Week in style, we welcome Manchester punk quartet Loose Articles ?to headline an exciting all female line up as they tour their new Kick Like A Girl project. Loose Articles Specialising in discordant, hypnotic repetition, tales of boozy nights out, and radical politics, Loose Articles are a punk quartet with plenty to […]

£5

All the Right Notes: The Brass Monkeys

More Music, Morecambe 13 - 17 Devonshire Road, Morecambe

A brass band unlike any you have heard before The Brass Monkeys are an eclectic improvising wild bunch influenced by jazz, blues, reggae, country, free improvisation, soul, folk …… Performing an exciting mix of original material and unusual classics The Brass Monkeys offer a reverent but iconoclastic take on the history of musical improvisation. 'Really […]

£10

Hey! Manchester presents The Happy Soul

Gullivers 109 Oldham Street, Manchester

Join The Happy Soul as they launch their new double A-side, I Am Pulling My Eyes Out / Palindrome. Leading on from their critically lauded third LP, Golden Wander, the melodic four-piece begin a new journey which will reach completion with their fourth LP due for 2023, Everything is Horrible. The Happy Soul have a […]

£7

JAMES YORKSTON, NINA PERSSON AND THE SECOND HAND ORCHESTRA

Future Yard 75 Argyle St, Birkenhead

We’re overjoyed to be welcoming the full outfit of James Yorkston, Nina Persson and The Second Hand Orchestra back to Future Yard for a full band show in February, which will round off our celebrations for Independent Venue Week 2023. The show comes off the back of the release of the collective’s new album, The […]

£17

Skinny Living

Bootleg Social 30 Topping Street, Blackpool

As part of Independent Venue Week, Skinny Living make their Blackpool debut

£16