Friday 3rd July: Twisted Tubes

Twisted TubesTwisted Tubes is a new and exciting group based in Manchester. With their unusual instrumental set up (saxaphone, trumpets, trombone, sousaphone and percussion) they perform a variety of original arrangements from pop covers, to jazz standards.

The band was created by a group of Royal Northern College of Music graduates and have been performing at various festivals and venues up and down the country since launching last summer. They played the main stage at Manchester’s Pride Festival.

Listed to them perform at or watch the video below.


Saturday 4th July (Evening): Smashing Lads

Smashing LadsAn English alternative rock band formed in North Manchester in 2013. More Manchester indie, but with proper songs and lyrics and what have you.

If you like the Beatles, Kinks, Morrissey, Smiths, Philip Larkin, Beach Boys, Pulp, Bacharach, Pixies, George Formby, 70/80’s TV theme tunes, Jake Thackray, Belle and Sebastian, Man from Delmonte, John Shuttleworth, Elvis Costello, Madness, Simon & Garfunkel, Squeeze etc, etc…


Saturday 4th July (Afternoon): Live jazz

On Saturday afternoon, our resident jazz band will return with gentle background music to while away the afternoon.