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Band on the Wall


Before the main event we have two supports, the first of which is solo singer/songwriter Calvin Love. The Canadian has joined The Night Beats on guitar and at the same time utilises his own talent to provide support. His imposingly tall stature dominates the stage and he woos the crowd for thirty minutes or so …

Manchester Psych Fest have today confirmed the full line up for the annual festival and added a fourth venue, The Peer Hat, to the Northern Quarter-based festival to make it the biggest edition of Manchester Psych Fest to date. Sheffield noise-rock trio Baba Naga, all-female four-piece Madonnatron, King Khan’s daughter Saba Lou, London’s Creatures & Meatraffle …

This Wednesday something a little bit different comes to Manchester’s Band on the Wall, BSM will be there to capture the experience and you should be too! Gnod are a psychedelic noise rock collective from Salford who since forming in 2006, have had an ever-shifting lineup of multi-instrumentalists and vocalists, but some of the group’s …

When ‘The Farewell Tour’ for The Magic Band was announced early this year, interest was overwhelming with tonight’s show selling out so quickly, another Manchester date was announced. Former Captain Beefheart musical director and drummer, John French, nicknamed ‘Drumbo’ by Don Van Vliet, AKA Captain Beefheart himself, leads out the latest incarnation of The Magic …

Former Captain Beefheart musical director and drummer, John “Drumbo” French leads out the latest version of The Magic Band for one final tour of the UK. A faithful rendition of the best of Captain Beefheart & The Magic Band’s music is guaranteed. Backseat Mafia will be at the show in Manchester which has been sold …