Words by Fergal Kinney John Cale has never been about taking the easy route. At 81, when most musicians are – rightly – spending the Autumn of their performing years taking well-earned victory laps, the Welsh experimental titan is doing what he has spent the last half a century doing, and subverting expectations. On Thursday … Continued

It’s that time of year again. The well-deserved list of artists who are nominated for the Mercury Prize this year has been announced! As per usual, the list features something for everyone – an array of talented from across a span of genres, instruments, and working methods. What’s more, this year, almost all of the … Continued

A favourite local event, one that we always implore everyone to go along to, that we always try to get along to ourselves too, is bluedot! Based around the Jodrell Bank Observatory in Cheshire, the event captures our attention each year, with a spectacular line-up combining music, science, and the arts, in an out-of-this-world location. … Continued

Earlier this week we announced that rapper, producer, and singer-songwriter, Bakar is taking to our stage on the 30th of November, and now due to phenomenal demand, that show SOLD OUT within just half an hour of going on-sale. So naturally, we’ve added a second date with the fast-rising artist, on the 29th of the … Continued

MVSON WORLD (hosted by Mason Collective) is taking place at Manchester Barton Aerodrome for a one-day immersive experience on Saturday the 15th of July 15th, and right after it, they’re bringing the After Party to our venue! Known for their electrifying sets and in-demand, sold-out events, Mason Collective are one of the hottest outfits in … Continued

It’s that time of year again – the world’s largest and most influential music event, Glastonbury FestivalĀ is set to take place at Worthy Farm this weekend. The festival is a celebration of all things art, music, and entertainment, and is a cultural event like no other. Whether you were lucky enough to get your hands … Continued

Following the announcement of her new album, I Inside the Old Year Dying, via Partisan Records, we’re delighted to have iconic singer-songwriter PJ Harvey headlining our venue for two nights in October this year! PJ Harvey says, “After many years of work I am very happy to release this collection of new songs. It was … Continued

We’re thrilled to have one of the most influential, pioneering bands, PIXIES, taking to our stage for three nights in March 2024, to perform two of their hugely acclaimed albums: the 1990-released Bossanova and 1991’s Trompe Le Monde! 12TH OF MARCH TICKETS 13TH OF MARCH TICKETS 14TH OF MARCH TICKETS

Known as one of the most renowned WWE legends on the planet, UNDERTAKER has won the WWF/E Championship four times, the World Heavyweight Championship three times, the Hardcore Championship once and the World Tag Team Championship six times! Now retired, the iconic wrestler now is heralded greatest competitor in WWE history and shares his stories … Continued

As the frontman of raucous garage / psych rock dynamos, OSEES, John Dwyer has been the drving force behind the band’s long reign that’s seen them release over twenty albums! Ahead of their UK tour (including a night on Albert Hall’s stage in Manchester), we’ve been lucky enough to have been recommended a playlist of … Continued